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  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Restaurant
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Located in Berkeley, Graduate Berkeley is minutes from Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and People’s Park. This hotel is within close proximity of Memorial Stadium and University of California – Berkeley.


Make yourself at home in one of the 144 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services. This hotel also features a television in a common area and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.

Food & Drink

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Graduate Berkeley. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

How to Get There

Graduate Berkeley
2600 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States


4.0 Very Good 868 Reviews
Hipster hotel with a whimsical "school' theme.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decor and atmosphere was great. The bathrooms could use a little updating, but apart from that we loved the property. You can't get any closer to the university so location is excellent if that is the purpose of your stay.

Great Location
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to stay here as its located next to Unit 1 where my daughter lives.Feels like home and love coming back to it. Staff are very accomodative whether it is storing stuff, early check in , late check out etc.
In short it feels like home away from home.

Solid hotel, super close to UC Berkeley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a pretty nice 2-night stay at The Graduate. It's incredibly close to UC Berkeley, though this means it sounds a little rowdy outside in the evenings if school is in session. And the room was nicely furnished with the kitschy school theme appropriate for being so close to campus. The linens were nice. Check in went very smoothly.
On the downside, the hallways were a bit dingy and the bathroom had no fan so it fogged up a ton when showering.
The gym is tiny and has old equipment, but is certainly better than having no fitness center.

Graduation Festivities
Reviewed 1 month ago

Loved the very affordable Berkeley. It felt warm and cozy for an especially cold and rainy May graduation. While some may not appreciate the kitschy decor, we thought it was charming. We really enjoyed our time there.

Good choice
Reviewed 2 months ago

We stayed for 4 nights in a double room with view on the Campanile Tower. It was a corner room so very light with all the windows. As the building is pretty old, there is noise coming from the street. We had a room with a connecting door to another room. We could sometimes almost literally hear our neighbours talking . They must have experienced the same with us and we were 4 occupying our room. We put some bedding in front of the door to try to cut the noise. If not fully booked, I'd suggest leaving one of those kinds of rooms empty. Bathroom was pretty dated, that could use some improvement. We loved the decor of the hotel, the door keys and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Great location close to campus and a 15-minute walk to downtown Berkely for BART and restaurants. When staying in Berkeley for a visit to campus, this is definitely a good pick.