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5 Hotels in Berkeley, California

5 Hotels in Berkeley, California

5 Hotels in Berkeley, California

Berkeley, California is mostly known for being home to the oldest campus in the University of California System, UC Berkeley.

It is also considered one of the most socially liberal cities in the United States. The city has many parks and greenery in its city. Berkeley is a very populous city.

It has a lot of annual events for visitors year-round. Those include the Jewish Music Festival in March, the Berkeley Juneteenth Festival in June, and the Bay Area Book Festival in May.

Berkeley is known for its cool summer climate. It’s also located directly across from the Golden Gate which makes for more fog flow than most of its neighbors.

Since Berkeley is home to the University of California – Berkeley, there are a lot of options for accommodations in and around the city.


Map Of Berkeley, California, USA

5 Places To Stay in Berkeley/Near Berkeley

Here’s a list of 5 Places To Stay in Berkeley/near Berkeley.

  • Claremont Club & Spa – A Fairmont Hotel
  • Hotel Shattuck Plaza
  • Graduate Berkeley
  • Berkeley City Club
  • Waterfront Hotel

Claremont Club & Spa – A Fairmont Hotel

This historic hotel was originally opened in 1915. The building overlooks the Bay Area and is just a one-mile walk to the University of California – Berkeley campus.

It’s about six miles to the Bay Bridge and 14 miles to the Oakland airport.

The cozy, upscale rooms come with views and amenities like flat-screen TVs and WIFi. There is a restaurant, a gastropub with live jazz, and a poolside cafe.

Hotel Shattuck Plaza

This mission-style building dates back to 1910 and is a sophisticated hotel just a block from the Downtown Berkeley BART station. It’s a five-minute walk from UC Berkeley.

There are modern rooms with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and iPod docks.

Some of the rooms even have views of the San Francisco Bay area. There is a fitness center, a restaurant featuring organic California cuisine with a lounge offering hand-crafted cocktails.

Graduate Berkeley

This contemporary, modern hotel is just a five-minute walk from the University of California – Berkeley.

The hotel dates back to the 1920s and is just a short drive to Indian Rock Park and Jack London Square.

Contemporary rooms have free WiFi, desks, and flat-screen TVs. There are also iPod docks and minibars with San Francisco Bay Views.

There’s a sports bar/restaurant in the hotel as well as a business center.

Berkeley City Club

This classic 1920s hotel is just a block away from the university and was originally the Berkeley Women’s City Club.

The hotel is central to the downtown Berkeley area and just a ten-minute walk from the nearest BART station. The rooms are simple and homey, but also TV-free and furnished with antiques.

The Rooms on the lower floors have free Wifi and suites include sitting areas and offer city views.

Waterfront Hotel

Overlooking the San Francisco Bay you’ll find this modern, historic hotel right next to Jack London Square and about a mile from the Oakland Museum of California.

The nautical rooms feature free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Some rooms offer balconies and/or harbor views.

Some suites have added separate living spaces or a fireplace. There is also a heated outdoor pool and a sauna.

Have you been to one of those hotels in Berkeley? let us know how was your experience in the comment section below.

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