Just five miles from downtown's business district and a block from the University of California at Berkeley, the Hotel Durant sits near Telegraph Avenue's shops and theaters, and quaint, bohemian bars and restaurants synonymous with this historically counterculture Bay Area city. Families, couples and anyone on weekend getaways are six miles from Oakland's waterfront square named after local author Jack London, where they will discover restaurants, shops, entertainment venues, outdoor markets and recreational opportunities. Oakland and San Francisco are quick rides from the hotel via BART's light rail trains.
Guests enter the Durant to discover a lobby decorated with its original Spanish revival architecture from the 1920s. The hotel features complimentary passes to the University of California's Recreational Sports Facility; meeting, banquet and catering services; airport transportation to San Francisco and Oakland international airports; in room childcare; and complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can dine at Henry's Publick House in the hotel, which features room service, American cuisine, 15 types of draft beer and a 65 inch TV tuned to sports.
The six story Berkeley hotel features 144 guestrooms and five suites with classic American décor, rich jewel tones of wine and gold, archival photos of the UC campus and Berkeley, complimentary high speed Internet access, premium cable channels and ceiling fans.
The Hotel Durant occupies a prime location with high end restaurants, shops, galleries and entertainment venues, all near the Durant's front door.
From Oakland International Airport:
Follow Hegenberger Road to I 880 North.
After downtown Oakland, follow signs for I 80 North to Sacramento.
Exit at University Avenue, and drive to Oxford Street and turn right.
Follow Oxford for 6 blocks then turn right on Durant Avenue.
The Hotel is 4 blocks on the right.
Area Attractions: Activity Driving Distance Bicycling / Jogging Trails 5 Mins Billiards / Snooker 5 Mins Fine Dining On site Fitness Center / Gym 2 Mins Golf Course 10 Mins Health Spa / Massage 5 Mins Hiking 10 Mins Museums / Galleries 2 Mins Nature Preserves / Trails 5 Mins Racquetball / Squash 3 Mins Snow Skiing 3 Hours Swimming Pool Outdoor 2 Mins Tennis 5 Mins Theater 5 Mins Volleyball 5 Mins Water Activities 5 Mins Wine Tasting 1 Hour Chiron, Pixar, Kaiser Permanente, Bayer, Barra, Ford Foundation