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Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705-2429
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Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel is a California landmark and one of America’s iconic hotels. Just 12 miles from San Francisco, we are located between Berkeley and Oakland, two cities full of character and vitality. Our newly restored urban resort is uniquely positioned to offer the best of the Bay Area. Claremont Club & Spa sets new heights in service, amenities, and accommodations with three distinct restaurants, a world-renowned spa and three heated, outdoor saline pools in our Club, which was awarded Best Hotel Gym by Shape Magazine. Our 276 beautifully appointed rooms offer a mix of old-world charm and California comfort, many boasting breathtaking views of San Francisco.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Paid private parking on-site
Paid private parking nearby
Secured parking
Public wifi
Paid wifi
Paid internet
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Yoga classes
Personal trainer
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Tennis court
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Body wrap
Couples massage
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Hot spring bath
Makeup services
Massage chair
Neck massage
Waxing services
24-hour security
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Mountain View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Once again the Claremont did not disappoint. Beautiful oasis in my backyard. The views from my room and the lobby bar were stunning. The fitness center is unbelievable, there was something for everyone. Perfect place to get away for the weekend.
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Hotel's Favorite
As a Bay Area native, this is by far my favorite greater SF area hotel. Most hotels in Berkeley/Oakland are pretty cramped...Claremont is sprawling and feels more like a private resort. Staff is very friendly and helpful, there are no snobby attitudes that sometimes come with staying in an upscale hotel. The spa is GREAT. They were fully booked when a friend and I stayed, but we managed to check out the whirlpool and sauna which were lovely. The spa areas are divided by gender which makes the areas both quieter and friendlier. The saline whirlpool is indoors with beautiful tree and bay views. We plan on coming back just to go to the spa! Room service is a little pricy, but portions and quality make it worth it. We were in town for a concert and it is really wonderful to be able to stay somewhere so quiet and private and still be in downtown Oakland in 15 minutes or less. This will be my go to from now on!
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Response from PeterH9600, Director of Quality Assurance at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Responded Sep 14, 2019
Dear Katepidwerbecki, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are pleased to hear you both enjoyed your stay with us. It was our sincere pleasure to be at your service and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm Regards, Peter Houston
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I have been attempting to resolve a substantial overcharge by the hotel to my credit card for almost two months (I was charged twice for the same amount). I have not had my calls returned, and have continuously heard the same excuse by the hotel operator as to why the hotel manager wasn't available to speak to me at the time of my calls. I have finally given up trying to resolve this issue by myself, and have filed a dispute of charges with the credit card company. I'm shocked at the lack of professionalism and customer service from the hotel staff. I will never stay at this hotel again.
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Response from PeterH9600, Director of Rooms at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Dear travelawayfar, Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention. Our Director of Front Office has been in contact with you and we sincerely hope has helped to resolve your concerns. We are following up internally regarding the lack of timely response and will ensure the necessary lessons are learned. Please consider giving us the opportunity to earn back your full confidence in the future. Warm Regards, Peter Houston
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Claremont is one of my favorite hotels in North America. Service, room product, restaurants and staff are on point. An amazing escape from San Francisco. Had the grilled club and pizza from in room dining the night we arrived. Order was delivered in 15 minutes and was one of the best club sandwiches I’ve had. LimeWood restaurant Is busy however the staff takes the time to make you feel special. Had oyster, the halibut and a ribeye, all cooked perfectly. Bell staff made it to our room in under 2 minutes and couldn’t be more professional. Thank you for another amazing stay team Claremont! Can’t wait to return.
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Response from PeterH9600, Director of Rooms at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you mlawmorris! We are truly delighted you had such an enjoyable visit and our team looks forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm Regards, Peter Houston
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We had a lovely junior suite over the Thanksgiving weekend. The staff was very friendly and mostly attentive. Unfortunately, the hotel does not reserve tables in its restaurant for hotel guests, so we were unable to get breakfast during our stay as all the tables were fully booked by locals who come to the hotel to eat. At departure, we had a car service pick us up to take us to the airport, but the automatic gate ticket readers at both exits were malfunctioning, and it took us 15 minutes to get off the property. Apparently no one had the authority to simple open the gates and let the cars out. We were able to borrow a room key from another guest, but I don’t know what the long line of cars behind us did to get out.
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Response from PeterH9600, Director of Rooms at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear TZW, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to share your feedback. We appreciate your letting us know about the opportunity areas noted and we are following up internally to ensure the necessary lessons are learned. Our team hopes to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future and provide a truly outstanding experience in all areas. Warm Regards, Peter Houston
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$264 - $591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Berkeley Playhouse (0.7 miles), Amphora Nueva (0.1 miles), and Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rick & Ann's, Fournee Bakery, and La Mediterranee.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.