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Graduate Berkeley, Berkeley

3.5-star3.5 stars
2600 Durant AveBerkeleyCA94704United States of America

Historic hotel with restaurant, near University of California - Berkeley
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Awesome vibe
More comfort would be nice
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Graduate Berkeley, Berkeley

from $132
  • xxxDeluxe Queen Bedroom
  • xxxDeluxe Double Bedroom
  • xxxExecutive Queen - Free Parking Hybrid
  • xxxExecutive Double - Free Parking Hybri
  • Deluxe Queen
  • Executive Queen Bed
  • Executive Two Doubles
  • x-Deluxe Queen
  • x-Executive Queen Bed
  • x-Executive Two Doubles
  • Deluxe Queen - Accessible
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Graduate)
  • Room, 2 Double Beds (Graduate)
  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed (Graduate)
  • Executive Room, 2 Double Beds (Graduate)

About Graduate Berkeley, Berkeley

The UC Berkeley campus and lively Telegraph Avenue are just 1 block from this Berkeley boutique hotel. Memorial Stadium is 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) from the hotel; the Greek Theatre is 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away.

Hotel Features.
At Graduate Berkeley (Formerly Hotel Durant), a 24-hour airport shuttle (surcharge) is available on request. Henry's Restaurant and Bar, the hotel's popular gastropub, offers a wide selection of beverages, along with fresh, seasonal foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Multiple big-screen TVs broadcast sports events. A business center with a computer station is open 24 hours a day. The entire property was renovated in January 2015 and is smoke-free.

Large, flat-screen TVs come with premium channels. WiFi and wired Internet access are complimentary. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses, Egyptian-cotton sheets, down duvets, and a choice of pillows. Guestrooms also offer iPod®/iPhone® docking stations, laptop safes,, refrigerators, and desks with ergonomic chairs. Bathrooms include organic bathrobes and complimentary toiletries. Air-conditioned rooms also have ceiling fans, portable fans and windows that open. Complimentary cribs/infant beds are available on request.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 144 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 6 AM to 3 PM. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 3 children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets stay free

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 2 per room (up to 99.21 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle from 6 AM to 3 PM *


  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1928
  • Elevator/lift
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Henrys Restaurant and Bar - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Graduate Berkeley, Berkeley’s small print

Also known as

  • Durant Berkeley
  • Durant Hotel
  • Graduate Berkeley Hotel
  • Hotel Durant Berkeley
  • Durant Hotel Berkeley
  • Graduate Berkeley (Formerly Hotel Durant)


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 35.00 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 12 and USD 15 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Graduate Berkeley, Berkeley


  • University of California - Berkeley - 8 min walk
  • University of California, Berkeley - 25 min walk
  • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive - 3 min walk
  • Greek Theater - 14 min walk
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley - 35 min walk
  • People's Park - 4 min walk
  • Campanile - 8 min walk
  • Memorial Stadium - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 27 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 29 min drive
  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 40 min drive
  • Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley) - 46 min drive
  • Berkeley Station - 12 min drive
  • Oakland Jack London Station - 14 min drive
  • Emeryville Station - 14 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Graduate Berkeley, Berkeley

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