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Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of popular sights like Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and Greek Theater. This 276-room, 5-star hotel has 2 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. Located centrally in Berkeley, it's also close to University of California - Berkeley and University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley.
There are multiple options for onsite dining with 3 restaurants, including Limewood Bar & Restaurant, which specializes in Californian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner, and Meritage at the Claremont with pleasing ocean views. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with full breakfast, available for a fee.
All 276 air-conditioned accommodations feature sitting areas. 47-inch flat-screen TVs come with digital channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Minibars, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers are also standard.
A local mainstay since 1915, Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel offers a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a nightclub. Parking is USD 30 per night (USD 30 per day for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the airport shuttle for USD 50 per person one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a children's pool, a fitness center, and a sauna.
- Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel41 Tunnel Road Berkeley CA 94705
Opening its doors in 1915, Claremont Club & Spa has been revered as one of America’s iconic luxury hotels. As it celebrates its 100th anniversary, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is proud to unveil our newest member of the Fairmont collection, ushering in a new era of luxury for the next 100 years!
Claremont Club & Spa is known for its extensive fitness facilities, including a 20,000-square-foot health club, 10 outdoor tennis courts, two outdoor lap pools, spa tub, and saunas. (Access to fitness facilities is included in the daily resort surcharge.) Other amenities include a fine-dining restaurant, casual-dining café, lounge/bar with views of San Francisco Bay, a lobby computer station with complimentary high-speed Internet access, 30,000 square feet of event space and self parking (surcharge).
The Spa Claremont includes a beauty salon and full menu of massage, hydrotherapy, body wraps, and skin care treatments. The business center provides a technical help desk, high-speed wired and wireless Internet access, and other business services (surcharges).
The Kids Club program (hourly surcharge) provides a garden, arts and crafts activities, toys, and games. The hotel also offers seasonal camps for older children.
- Number of floors - 9
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Children's club (surcharge)
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Babysitting or childcare
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Business center
- Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Fitness facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Full-service spa
- Hair salon
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Children's club
- Laundry facilities
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 10
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 276
- Picnic area
- Poolside bar
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Year Built 1915
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Shopping on site
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa services on site
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Steam room
- Wedding services
- Breakfast available (surcharge) full
- Coffee shop or café
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Pool umbrellas
- Outdoor tennis courts - 10
- Children's pool
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel offers 276 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and video-game consoles. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. 47-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. Microwaves, refrigerators, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Video-game console
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Separate sitting area
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free weekday newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Microwave (on request)
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Bathtub or shower
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (free)
- Room service
Where to Eat
Meritage - Blends a world-class wine program with seasonal contemporary American cuisine. Offering both small and large plates and a variety of wines available by the taste, glass, or bottle.
Limewood Bar & Restaurant - Paired with stunning views of the garden and ocean, enjoy the perfect cocktail with lunch or dinner.
Bayview Café - Burgers, salads, and sandwiches served poolside. Seasonal hours.
Nearby Things to Do
Access to the Claremont's fitness center and activities is included in the resort surcharge. Ten tennis courts are available for play, with equipment rental for a nominal fee. A patio accommodates two outdoor lap pools, one 25 yards and the other 25 meters; a spa tub, and chaise lounges. A mind/body center offers a Pilates studio and full schedule of aerobic, yoga, and body sculpting classes. A spin studio, cardio room with bikes, treadmills, Stairmasters, and elliptical trainers are adjacent to the weight training rooms.
Four golf courses, both 18-hole and 9-hole—with driving ranges—are located within a 20-minute drive of the hotel. Hiking and biking trails are located just off the hotel property.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Free bicycles on site
- Fitness classes on site
- Pilates classes on site
- Playground on site
- Tennis lessons on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
The Spa at the Claremont Hotel Club offers massage treatments, facial treatments, and yoga classes. Visits to Spa Claremont include pre-spa amenities such as the steam room, spa tub, and lounge. Guests can choose from healing services such as acupuncture and skin-care treatments.
- Number of treatment rooms 25
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Minimum age to access spa is 16
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 99 per accommodation, per stay
- Dogs only
- 2 per room (up to 35 lb)
- Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
- Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Resort fee: USD 26.00 per accommodation, per night
- Pool access
- Spa access
- Fitness center access
- Fitness/yoga classes
- Children's club/arcade access
- Business center/computer access
- Internet access
- Phone calls
- In-room safe
- In-room coffee
- Breakfast fee: between USD 30 and USD 40 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 50 per person (one way)
- Self parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 30 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 99 per accommodation, per stay
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We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.