What comes to your mind when you hear the words Berkeley, CA?
Maybe it's 60's hippies fighting for freedom of expression on the vast and beautiful UC Berkeley campus. Or maybe it's a vision of iconic Telegraph Street. Heck, maybe you see Dustin Hoffman at the end of "The Graduate," when he breaks up Elaine Robinson's wedding because he loves her.
What might not come to mind are some of the best lodging options in the Bay Area. But that's why we're here. We've put together an outstanding list of the finest hotels and motels in Berkeley, including the historic Berkeley City Club and the UC student-friendly Hotel Durant.
San Francisco may have the techsters and the hipsters, and Oakland has become the Brooklyn of the West Coast. But Berkeley has had brilliant geeks running all over its campus way before the tech boom, and this city has oozed cool since the 60's. (And don't forget that Oakland and San Francisco are quick BART train rides away from Berkeley, too.)
If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco - not to mention some respite from the cold fog - then book a hotel in Berkeley from our list below.