Hotel Durant places you next to Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and within a 10-minute stroll of other popular attractions like University of California - Berkeley. This 143-room, 3.5-star hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge, along with free in-room WiFi. Greek Theater and University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley are also nearby.


Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. Start each morning off right with cooked-to-order breakfast served for a fee.


All of Hotel Durant's 143 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Other amenities include free newspapers, ceiling fans, and laptop-compatible safes.

Property features

Guests of Hotel Durant enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, 3 meeting rooms, and conference space. If you drive, self parking is USD 30.00 per night, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle (available on request). Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.


  • Walking distance to Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and University of California - Berkeley
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Business center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Occupying a landmark Spanish-Mediterranean building, this recently renovated boutique hotel is within a short walk of the University of California-Berkeley, Telegraph Avenue shops and cafés, and a BART station. Berkeley's famous "Gourmet Ghetto" is about a mile away.

Hotel Durant is smoke-free. Henry's, the hotel's sports-themed gastropub, offers a wide selection of microbrews, California wines, and creative cocktails, along with fresh seasonal fare. On game days, the parking lot is cleared of cars and transformed into a beer garden. Other highlights include a 24-hour business center, a computer station, and room service. A roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) is available on request.

The Hotel Durant was completely renovated in January 2015.

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 143 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Business center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Durant offers 143 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Berkeley hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Henry's Restaurant & Bar - This popular gastropub serves fresh, seasonal fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Chalkboard happy hour specials are featured and sporting events are broadcast on 9 big-screen TVs.

Room service is available morning till late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

Hotel Durant is located just 2 blocks from the UC Recreational Sports Facility. Day passes can be purchased.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per night
  • 2 per room (up to 99.21 lb)
  • Specific rooms only
  • 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 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.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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