4.0 out of 5

A stay at Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel places you in the heart of Berkeley, convenient to People's Park and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Memorial Stadium and University of California, Berkeley.

Make yourself at home in one of the 276 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while video-game consoles and digital programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a nightclub, and outdoor tennis courts. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a sauna. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces.

Business amenities include a business center and meeting rooms. A children's pool, a nightclub, and a fitness center are also featured at the luxury Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle are available for a fee. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel was completed in March 2016.

This 5-star Berkeley hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 276 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 10 conference rooms
  • Built in 1915
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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.

  • Sitting area
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Gaming console
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy full breakfast for a fee.

Limewood Bar & Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Meritage at the Claremont - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

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 

Spa Services

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.

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Number of treatment rooms 25 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 99 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 35 lb)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 26.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.