Berkeley has many options for lodging, and below you will find a list accommodations close to campus. You can also find additional options in Oakland, Emeryville, and San Francisco – nearby cities that are easily reached by public transportation or car. We strongly advise that you make your lodging reservations prior to your visit.
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA
Beau Sky Hotel
2520 Durant Avenue, Berkeley
Berkeley and Oakland Bed & Breakfast Network
510/547-6380 for referrals
Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley
Berkeley Lab Guest House
Berkeley Lab (UC run hotel-style accommodations above the UC Berkeley campus; open to UC Berkeley students, parents and visitors)
Claremont Resort & Spa
41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley
5555 Shellmound Street, Emeryville
Doubletree Berkeley Marina
200 Marina Boulevard, Berkeley
Downtown Berkeley Inn
2001 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Downtown Berkeley YMCA
2001 Allston Way, Berkeley
Executive Inn and Suites
1755 Embarcadero, Oakland
The Faculty Club (see campus map)
Four Points Hotel (by Sheraton)
1603 Powell Street, Emeryville
1538 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
Golden Bear Inn
1620 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley
The Graduate Berkeley Hotel (formerly Hotel Durant)
2600 Durant Avenue, Berkeley
Hilton Garden Inn
1800 Powell Street, Emeryville
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
1175 University Avenue, Berkeley
Hotel Shattuck Plaza
2086 Allston Way
5800 Shellmound Street, Emeryville
1461 University Avenue, Berkeley
Rose Garden Inn
2740 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley
Dining on Campus
After you’ve worked up an appetite on the hills of campus, stop in to one of the many cafes on campus for a coffee, snack or lunch.
Individuals and large groups can experience the dietary life of a current Cal student by eating in our Crossroads Dining Commons! Find out more information here.
Tasty meals weekdays at Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall).
Located at the Haas School of Business in the green-built Chou Hall. The café features a local and sustainable menu featuring seasonal bowls, grass-fed burgers and beer and wine. Open every day.
On level F of Dwinelle Hall, Common Grounds brews Peet’s Coffee and offers standard Peet’s coffee and tea products, as well as grab-and-go items. Open weekdays.
Crossroads Dining Commons
Sample the nine distinct stations — from pizza to vegetarian to Asian and Mexican cuisine — at Berkeley’s sleek residence hall dining facility, 2415 Bowditch St.
The Faculty Club
Open to the public, the club serves three meals a day on weekdays. The salad bar is popular, and there’s a pleasant pub.
Free Speech Movement Café
Surrounded by memorabilia of Berkeley’s famed ’60s movement, enjoy informal indoor and outdoor dining all day. Located at the entrance to Moffitt Undergraduate Library.
The Golden Bear Café
Located in the heart of campus in the famous Sproul Plaza, The Golden Bear offers a great mix of made-to-order meals, grab-and-go sandwiches and items, Kosher sandwiches, sushi, bento boxes, salads, bagel bar, deli, salads, grilled items, and made-to-order smoothies.
International House Café
A popular gathering place for residents and the public, I-House café features espresso drinks, pastries, soups, salads, sandwiches and fresh juices. Café customers enjoy the incredible bay view as well as digital displays of today’s headlines from around the world.
Serving the northwest part of campus, brown’s is committed to serving local foods grown, milled, preserved, and processed within 250 miles of the UC Berkeley campus whenever possible. Stop in to enjoy a meal that bridges nutrition, sustainability, and taste on our outdoor patio. Located in the Genetics and Plant Biology Building.
Designed for quick service on the run, Terrace Café features a variety of popular grab-and-go salads, sushi, sandwiches and great coffee. Located on the rooftop terrace of the Bechtel Engineering Center.
Yali’s Café – Stanley Hall
Stanley Hall terrace café offers coffee, sandwiches, salads, smoothies, bagels, granola, fresh fruit and pastries.
Yali’s Cafe – Sutardja Dai Hall
Yali’s provides a warm, unpretentious atmosphere where countless ideas, connections, dissertations, and proposals have been hatched with our coffee in hand.