Hotel Information


Important Notice:

We have obtained block room reservations at the Doubletree, Durant, and Bancroft hotels.  Please call the hotels by April 16, 2004, to make your reservations.  When calling the hotels, please mention that you are with the "Widefield" group, to obtain the negotiated rates.   It is very important that you make your reservations by April 16, 2003, as May 15-19, 2004 is graduation week for UC Berkeley, and the demand for good hotel rooms is extremely high.

Shuttle Bus Service:  There will be special lab shuttle bus service set up for this conference from the Doubletree, Durant, and Bancroft to/from the lab.

Primary Hotel:

Doubletree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center-Berkeley Marina  (510) 548-7920
200 Marina Blvd., Berkeley, CA 94710
Government Rate: $105
web site: http://www.berkeleymarina.doubletree.com
A block of rooms (80 rooms) are reserved for the conference participants.  The government rate is $105 for 1 king, queen, or double bed.  When calling the hotel to make your reservations, please mention that you are with the "Widefield Group " to obtain the government rate. The hotel will ask for your credit card information.  Please make your reservations by April 16, 2004.

Secondary Hotels:

Hotel Durant   (510) 845-8981 or (800) 238-7268
2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
web site: http://www.hoteldurant.com/
A block of rooms are reserved (at least 10 rooms) under the group name, "Widefield", reservation #ZG0000.  Please make your reservations by April 15, 2004.  The government rate is $105 for 1 king, queen, or double bed.

Bancroft Club Hotel (510) 549-1000
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
web site: http://www.bancrofthotel.com
A block or rooms are being reserved (10 rooms) under the group name, "Widefield".  Please make your reservations by April 16, 2004.  The rate is $119.

Claremont Resort and Spa (510) 843-3000
41 Tunnel Road
Berkeley, CA 94705
web site: http:www.claremontresort.com
We do not have a block room reservation at this hotel.  However, there are rooms available at the government rate of $105 for those with government IDs. This is the East Bay's premier resort hotel.


 
Back-up Options:

French Hotel  (510) 548-9930
1538 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
Government Rate: $85

Hotel Shattuck Plaza (510) 845-7300 or (800) 237-5359
2086 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
web site: http://www.hotelshattuckplaza.com/
Government Rate:  $89

Beau Sky Hotel (510) 540-7688
2520 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Standard Rate: $105 - $120, includes continental breakfast