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Berkeley City Club

2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 07/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 20 hotels in Berkeley
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As a beautiful historical landmark designed by Julia Morgan in Downtown Berkeley, the Berkeley City Club is a smoke-free hotel, restaurant & bar, event space, and private social club. Amenities include a breath-taking indoor pool, 24-hour business center, paid self-parking, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary continental breakfast. All 38 guest rooms offer comfortable pillow top beds and free Wi-Fi.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
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Jean N wrote a review Feb 2020
Santa Rosa, CA24 contributions5 helpful votes
This beautiful building designed by Julia Morgan has maintained it's sense of time and place. The rooms are older but beds are very comfortable and every need is accounted for: mirrors where you want them, heaters for bathroom and room if needed. A sense of quiet decorum in a beautiful spot. Do have coffee in the interior courtyard. Lovely.
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Date of stay: December 2019
LindaB wrote a review Nov 2019
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Yes the full sized pool is nice, but the hotel is NOISY. Doors and walls between rooms are extremely thin and the hotel books large, noisy parties that make one feel like you re staying next to a fraternity, our room was next to the elevator, noisy and squeaky all night. I had to complain about the WiFi, which was a weak and slow connection repeatedly. Since there is no TV then streaming speed should be available. It was not. Parking is $25.00 per night. The staff member who “welcomed“ us couldn’t stop yawning and could not explain the parking time framework. She was not typical because most staff were extremely kind and helpful. Still, th enlace does not really seem to be trying to make a profit. The Conservancy guarantees its survival weather guests are happy or not. by all means visit, have a drink in the lovely bar, eat at Julia’s Restaurant, tour the place - but go sleep somewhere else!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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3000calories wrote a review Nov 2019
Buffalo, New York593 contributions63 helpful votes
This historical hotel is comfortable and clean. It is in a great location for walking around Berkeley. It’s a little far from the BART, average of 10 minutes walk, but not terrible. Service at the hotel is friendly but quiet. Water pressure in shower is weak but maybe that’s because they don’t want you using water due to the drought. The door lock is a physical key.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled on business
TriBeCa166 wrote a review Nov 2019
New York City, New York11 contributions5 helpful votes
I stay at the property frequently and always enjoy it! The building itself is a classic and elegant in an old world way. From the must use indoor pool to the charming cozy bar it’s truly homey. Do not expect luxury in the rooms, no tv for instance but location, charm and price are all well worth it.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled on business
hellodawntaylor wrote a review Oct 2019
Kansas City, Missouri148 contributions15 helpful votes
spent two nights at this historic landmark in Berkeley. Great location just steps from the campus and lots of shopping and restaurants. Loved the “small castle” feel. A few aspects might not be everybody’s cup of tea, such as no central heat and air, no TVs in the room, and the restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays (right during our stay). But they offer complimentary continental breakfast every morning. The staff is very helpful and friendly.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
$225 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Berkeley City Club
Which popular attractions are close to Berkeley City Club?
Nearby attractions include Moe's Books (0.3 miles), Telegraph Avenue (0.2 miles), and Zellerbach Hall (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Berkeley City Club?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at Berkeley City Club?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Berkeley City Club?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Berkeley City Club?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Note, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen, and Gather.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Berkeley City Club?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Is Berkeley City Club located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Berkeley.
Does Berkeley City Club offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Berkeley City Club?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Chapel of the Chimes Oakland (2.6 miles) and Camron-Stanford House (4.6 miles).
Is Berkeley City Club accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.