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Claremont Club and Spa

Berkeley, United States

84 Very Good 1894 Reviews
Claremont Club and Spa
Overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Claremont Club and Spa in Berkeley sets new heights in service, amenities, and accommodations. Originally a romantic castle at the start of the Gold Rush and later a grand hotel, this exclusive resort is rich with history and tradition. Its 276 renovated rooms offer a mix of old world charm and California comfort, many boasting breathtaking views of San Francisco. The Claremont's beautifully appointed guest rooms are uniquely designed to create an atmosphere of relaxation and a peaceful retreat from the world. All of the luxury lodging features flat screen TV, telephones with voice mail, a selection of Claremont Club and Spa bathroom amenities, mini-bar refrigerator, terry cloth robes, and air-conditioning.

Claremont Club and Spa offers endless activities with state-of-the-art fitness facilities, 22 acres of landscaped gardens, and a rejuvenating spa. Guests can indulge in acupuncture, rejuvenating facials, or relaxing massages, before a dip in the saline whirlpool overlooking the San Francisco bay. The hotel also offers two heated pools, a children's pool, and 10 tennis courts. The signature hotel restaurant, awarded a Four Diamond rating from AAA, feature both local fare and artisanal ingredients sourced from around the U.S.
Hotel Address:
  • Claremont Club and Spa
  • 41 Tunnel Road
  • Berkeley, CA 94705
  • United States

Location Summary
For the past 100 years, Claremont Club and Spa has been recognized as an icon in the Bay Area. Conveniently located in the heart of Berkeley, the hotel is only a 20-minute drive from downtown San Francisco.

Directions to Hotel
Driving from Oakland International Airport: Exit airport from Airport Blvd. Turn right on Hegenberger Road. Follow signs to I-880 North. Take I-880 North to Hwy 24 towards Walnut Creek. Exit Claremont Avenue, turn left onto Claremont Avenue. Turn right onto Ashby Avenue (5th stoplight). Ashby Avenue turns into Tunnel Road. The hotel entrance is two blocks ahead on the left.

Driving from San Francisco International Airport Via the Bay Bridge: Proceed to US-101 North from Airport Access Road. Continue on US-101 North toward San Francisco. Take I-80 East toward Bay Bridge/Oakland. Keep left to take I-80 East toward Berkeley/Sacramento/I-580 W/San Rafael. Merge onto CA-24 East toward Walnut Creek. Exit Claremont Avenue (exit 3). Turn left onto Claremont Avenue. Turn Right onto Ashby Avenue/CA-13. Ashby Avenue turns into Tunnel Road. The hotel entrance is two blocks further, on the left.
Banquets & Meetings
With a range of event spaces that are ideal for intimate family gatherings to large galas, the Claremont has been a location for all types of celebrations for over one hundred years. Stunning hotel grounds and breathtaking views overlooking San Francisco Bay provide an exquisite background for birthdays, showers, anniversaries, and more.
Disabled Access
There are 10 rooms at the hotel which are specially adapted for physically challenged guests.
Meeting Space
Claremont Club & Spa is home to over 20,000 square feet of event space. The facility includes two versatile ballrooms, several function spaces with expansive views of the Bay, and flexible rooms that can be divided into multiple meeting areas.
Fine Dining On Site
Meritage has received a Four Diamond rating from AAA, Four Star rating from Forbes, a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The small and large dishes feature both local fare and artisanal ingredients sourced from around the U.S.
Fitness Center
The fitness facility at The Club features Kinesis circuit training, computerized aerobic equipment, a multi-purpose aerobic gym, weight machines, and a spin studio.
Child Programs
The Kid's Club program provides arts and crafts activities, toys, and games. The hotel also offers seasonal camps for older children.
Pets Allowed
Claremont Club and Spa welcomes all dogs of any breed and any size. A non-refundable fee will apply.
Pool Outdoor
Aquatic facilities include two heated lap and recreational swimming pools, children's activity pool, jet-stream whirlpool hot tub, and four saunas.
Spa Facility
The Spa features an array of deluxe beauty, body, and massage treatments.
Tennis Courts On Site
The tennis center is comprised of ten hard courts (six lighted). Professional instruction is available year round as well as seasonal tennis camps for children.
Recommended Rooms
All Signature Suites are unique rooms that feature a King bed and a separate parlor. A spacious seating area offers a comfortable retreat as well as an area to relax and take in the beautiful views of San Francisco Bay.

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Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Indoor
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Dining
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums