The hotel is lokated Durant Avenue, close to University of California (Berkeley). The staff welcoming you are very helpful and friendly. My luggage was missing and they called ceveral times to help me get it.
The condition of the hotel is ok, not especially good, but it is quite all right if you are not too picky. Some of the rooms are big, mine was normal.
I would reccomend the hotel if you are going to Berkeley. It is just 30 minutes by train to go to San Francisco.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located one block from the nations' top ranked public university, UC Berkeley, the Hotel Durant, is a full–service, 143 room boutique hotel, with a unique blend of classic Spanish Mediterranean architecture, modern conveniences and strong ties to the campus and community. Following a multi-million dollar redesign in 2008 that combined traditional and contemporary cultures, this Green-certified, cheeky, rebellious, collegiate styled hotel, features guest rooms with 37” LCD flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations, a simple, efficient workspace, complimentary wired and wireless hi-speed internet access, in-room laptop safe, 300-thread count linens and designer bath products. The addition of an Executive Level Floor - “The Graduate” - features a cozy, comfortable lounge, with a 56" flat screen TV and Playstation 3, complimentary continental breakfast, evening wine and cheese hour, and upgraded guestrooms. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Durant Hotel Berkeley