We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

Save
Share
Traveller (518)
Room & Suite (184)
Dining (87)
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tennis courts”(91 reviews)
“steam room”(30 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
5 Star accommodation
All hotel details
Additional information
Offers from Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Special Offer: Time Well Spent
Offers from Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Special Offer: Time Well Spent
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (1,652)
Filter reviews
1,624 results
Traveller rating
747
392
223
138
124
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
747
392
223
138
124
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstennis courtssteam roommeritage restaurantgrand old hotelbay viewbeautiful hotelsan franciscohotel guestsold worldold schoolthe east baygolden gateberkeley hillsfitness centerold stylevalet parkingparagon
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 1,624 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had high hopes with those rather suspect high reviews. Not sure where to begin, but actually I’m looking forward to the end. CHECKOUT. Very old. Musty smell. Dirty lobby, literred stairways. Outdated room decor. Top that off with very unsophisticated staff from front desk, dining...More

Thank Ryan S
Response from Peter H, Quality Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont HotelResponded today

Dear Ryan S, Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. We are truly sorry your experience has been so disappointing and we are following up internally regarding the concerns you have noted. These inconsistencies are certainly contrary to the outstanding experience we...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The top hat wearing doorman tells you this is a special classic place. The lobby area is beautifully appointed. The lobby bar has photos of Sir Edmund Hillary inside and that beautiful view outside. Our room had been updated and was lovely. Historic photos are...More

Thank AZ_Margie
Response from Peter H, Quality Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear AZ_Margie, We are truly grateful for your choosing to stay with us and taking the time to provide such valuable feedback. It is will be my pleasure to share this sentiment with our team so that we can celebrate accordingly! It would be an...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the Claremont! They always welcome us back in style. It is walking distance to CAL and we always visit the Peets across the street and cute stores. Rooms are clean, bedding comfortable, and staff is the best. See you next month Claremont.More

Thank Carol S
Response from Peter H, Quality Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont HotelResponded today

Dear Carol S, Thank you for choosing to stay with us once again. It was an honor to welcome you back and we are truly grateful for your loyalty! We will be sure to share and celebrate this feedback with our team. Warm Regards, Peter...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything was fine, if a little dated, but you should get a lot more than at for $600+ per night. We stayed in a suite but it was very small (no bath) and of low quality. Noisy air conditioning and smelt like it had been...More

Review collected in partnership with fairmont.com
Thank duncangrant2018
Response from Peter H, Quality Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont HotelResponded today

Dear duncangrant2018, We greatly appreciate this candid feedback and are sorry to have failed to ensure your satisfaction. Our team takes a lot of pride in the experience we provide for our guests and if we fall short it is utilized as an opportunity to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived in the afternoon. We went to the spa which was wonderful. The hotel is large but does not feel crowded. The staff is uniformly pleasant and attentive cannot wait to go back. They are refurbishing. Once this is completed it will be even...More

Thank I8701FVmichaelr
Response from Peter H, Quality Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont HotelResponded today

18701FVmichaelr, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us and sharing your feedback! We are delighted you had such an enjoyable experience and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Our team is honored to be at your service. Warm Regards,...More

View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Free Internet
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$286 - US$623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Berkeley
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$286 - US$623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Berkeley
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Photos
Traveller (518)
Room & Suite (184)
Dining (87)
Pool & Beach (34)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
MARY Z
2 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Peter H | Property representative |
Thank you for asking this excellent questions.The Club facilities, which includes the pool, fitness area and great selection of fitness classes, are included for all registered guests who are staying at the hotel. We do not... More
0
Votes
Coconut B
16 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Stephanie M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so either. I grew up near there (since 1954) and it wasn't famous for being haunted. Lots of fun sliding down the old fire escape shoot back in the day. It's old but cool.
0
Votes
maragonzalez2008
27 April 2017|
Answer
Response from Claremont_Club_Spa | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for reaching out. A taxi to campus would be approximately $15, and walking is about 30 minutes. Thank you!
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Steer clear"
A393IZryans
2 million years ago
Read review
"Ask for the higher floors, 6th, 7th, 8th"
Mmmorse97
2 million years ago
Read review
"Make sure they don't lie to you about views."
eileenw866
2 million years ago
Read review
"If u or someone in your party has trouble walking, get a room near to the elevator. Hallways are very long."
MarniBattista
2 million years ago
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing