Hotel Durant Berkeley

ex. Hotel Durant, a Joie de Vivre hotel

2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, United States, 94704  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Durant Berkeley

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

Hiking

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The business Hotel Durant Berkeley is a 3-star property set next to Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Tilden Park Little Farm and Indian Rock Park. An example of international architecture, this hotel opened in 1928 and was fully restored in 2008.

Just 20 minutes from the center of Berkeley. A 5-minute walk will take you to Robert Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology and Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

Set next to pubs and restaurants, this hotel also offers a golf course and a library on site.

Guests will find themselves within 20-minute drive to Oakland International airport.

Rooms

All air-conditioned rooms including Premium Double Room, Executive Double Room and Double Room are fitted with individual climate control, a writing desk, a minibar, a mini-refrigerator and a laptop-size safe. The hotel provides a view on the bay, overlooking San Francisco Bay. They offer en suite bathrooms with bath sheets, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat

Varied dishes are served in the modern restaurant on site. The seasonal restaurant serves seafood dishes. The coffee bar stocks wines to enjoy in a casual atmosphere.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

There are working facilities, such as a business corner, a photocopier and internet connection, on the premises.

Relax

The hotel features video games and cribs for guests with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 30 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   143.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Service dogs allowed
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Pet amenities available
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Durant Berkeley Berkeley location
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Hotel Address:

2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, United States, 94704

Get directions
City Center
  • Berkeley
    1.5km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Berkeley
    3.9km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Henry's Restaurant - Hotel Durant (cuisine: American)
    30 m
  • Top Dog Berkeley Southside (cuisine: American, Hot Dogs)
    70 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    143

Rooms and availability

Hotel Durant Berkeley Premium Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Premium Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Premium Double Room Hotel information
Premium Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
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  • Air conditioning
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    Bed type: Double beds or Queen Size bed or King Size bed
    Size: 42m2
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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Double beds
      Size: 28m2
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      Free WiFi, an iPod docking station, a flat-screen HD cable TV, designer bath amenities, a mini-refrigerator, a laptop safe, a hairdryer and ironing facilities are included. Select rooms offer unique views of university campus or the San Francisco Bay.

      Room facilities
        Hotel Durant Berkeley Design Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Design Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Design Double Room Hotel information
        Design Double Room
        Bed type: Queen Size bed
        Size: 22m2
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        Free WiFi, an iPod docking station, a flat-screen HD cable TV, designer bath amenities, a mini-refrigerator, a laptop safe, a hairdryer and ironing facilities are included. Select rooms offer unique views of university campus or the San Francisco Bay.

        Room facilities
          Hotel Durant Berkeley Executive Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Executive Double Room Hotel informationHotel Durant Berkeley Executive Double Room
          Executive Double Room
          Bed type: Queen Size bed
          Size: 20m2
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Hotel Durant Berkeley Berkeley location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, United States, 94704

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Berkeley
              1.5km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Berkeley
              3.9km
            • Train Stations
              100 m
            • Bus stop
              200 m
            Restaurants
            • Henry's Restaurant - Hotel Durant (cuisine: American)
              30 m
            • Top Dog Berkeley Southside (cuisine: American, Hot Dogs)
              70 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              143

            Hotel Durant Berkeley Location

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            What's nearby

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Telegraph Avenue - 300 m

            Stadiums

            Museums

            • Pacific Film Archive - 100 m
            • University Art Museum - 100 m
            • Lawrence Hall of Science - 200 m
            • Habitot Childrens Museum - 1.0km
            • Hall of Health - 1.0km

            Parks

            • People's Park - 200 m

            Universities, Institutes

            Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

            • University-California Botanicl - 200 m

            Theaters

            College Campuses

            Local Attractions

            • Lawrence Hall of Science - 1.5km
              1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley
            • Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden - 2.1km
              1200 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley
            • Lake Anza - 3.1km
              Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley
            • UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley - 1.8km
              200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley
            • Indian Rock Park - 3.0km
              950 Indian Rock Avenue, Berkeley

            Near the hotel

            • Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology - 90 m
              103 Kroeber Hall, Berkeley
            • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive - 670 m
              2625 Durant Ave 2250, Berkeley

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Henry's Restaurant - Hotel Durant - 30 m

              Address: 2600 Durant Ave
              Phone: (510) 845-8981

              52% likes this, based on 64 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 33

            • Top Dog - 60 m

              Address: 2503 Hearst Ave
              Phone: (510) 843-1241

              75% likes this, based on 43 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs
              Price Range: GBP 2 - GBP 16

            • LE Petit Cheval - 110 m

              Address: 2600 Bancroft Way
              Phone: 510-704-8018

              63% likes this, based on 36 reviews
              Cuisine: French, Vietnamese

            • Top Dog Berkeley Southside - 70 m

              Address: 2534 Durant Ave
              Phone: (510) 843-5967

              78% likes this, based on 57 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs
              Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 9

            • Thai Basil Cuisine - 110 m

              Address: 2519 Durant Ave
              Phone: (510) 548-6692

              62% likes this, based on 42 reviews
              Cuisine: Thai

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              143
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            Hotel Durant Berkeley Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Durant Berkeley

            Average guest rating

            8.2out of 10
            Excellent
            Based on 81 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Service
            8.6
            Value
            7.3
            Rooms
            6.2
            Location
            9.4

            Individual guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              Comfortable bed; location convenient to UC Berkeley

              The room and bathroom were very small. The room wasn't very quiet. The maid failed to clean the room during the 2-hr time frame we requested, so was still cleaning the room when we returned. The hotel is not as luxurious as the web photos convey.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              The facility was uniquely decorated and reflected well the history of the area. It was a great way to reacquaint myself about Berkeley, and teach my children about its history and culture.

            • Single
              7.0

              Comfortable, very very friendly and helpful staff, near campus, free wifi (slowish).

              hairs on towel and bathroom floor...

            • Couple
              8.2

              Very helpful & courteous staff, location in berkeley is excellent

              Its a very old hotel so has Very bad sound insulation, changed rooms 3 times but always a lot of noise from next door rooms or water pipes running outside the rooms

            • Family with children
              7.0

              Excellent location

              toilet set up not enough space (no space) to put personal toilertries

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              the staff was very nice and helpful

              the acoustic was terrible you can hear everything from the next rooms and corridor

            • Group of friends
              6.2

              It was really near center of cal, and as I had friends to visit, who are living there (in the university), it was easy to meet them and be near them. The hotel staff was really helpful and nice, they were trying to make us feel as welcome as they could. The room was big and spacious and the bathroom as well.

              Having in mind that hotel is in California, it would be expected to have a air conditioning system, however, this was not the case. There was just a that was supposed to keep the room cool, which didn't really help. Another issue that hotel could fix is the fact that the water pressure is really low so it took me more time than I spend usually under the shower to wash my hair etc.

            • Single
              7.8

              Liked the feel of the hotel, older building, large room.

              Bathrooms need updating. The elegance and attractiveness of older hotels is when the infrastructure is updated.

            • Single
              7.4

              The location and food

              The noise of those beside my room and up my room I can hear them walking and talking

            • Single
              10.0

              Very charming interior design, very nice setting

            • Family with children
              9.0

              Front Desk staff was extremely helpful and sharp.

              The room was excessively dark even with the lights on. The main light switch had been removed.

            • Single
              5.0

              Casual atomosfair in an academic environment near UCB.

              Historic and classic, but a little too old facilities for a comfortable stay.

            • Single
              6.6

              I was not pleased with the hotel. It was very poorly sound proofed. I could hear quite well the people on the floor above me walking across their room and also hear the room next door very readily. Bathroom was very small; sink was much smaller than standard size. The heat was by radiator and no controls so room was very warm. While window opened, it faced the delivery area of the neighboring dormitory so could hear trucks in the alley if I had left it open to cool the place. Some furnishings were old; desk was modern tacky computer desk which did not fit the decor at all.

            • Couple
              7.8

              Thin walls. Could the children above run around and the snoring man in the next room.

            • Group of friends
              10.0

              Very friendly folks.

              They should have free breakfast. Or at least free hot water, coffee, tea in the morning.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Hotel Durant Berkeley Berkeley location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, United States, 94704

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Berkeley
              1.5km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Berkeley
              3.9km
            • Train Stations
              100 m
            • Bus stop
              200 m
            Restaurants
            • Henry's Restaurant - Hotel Durant (cuisine: American)
              30 m
            • Top Dog Berkeley Southside (cuisine: American, Hot Dogs)
              70 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              143