A February 2016 proposal to build 43 condominium units at the Claremont Hotel on a parking lot is facing stiff opposition from Berkeley neighbors.
In our latest installment from our cocktail columnist, Ms. Barstool, we visit the bar at Limewood, the new restaurant in the Claremont Hotel.
The new restaurant will be called Limewood and offer a menu of dishes rooted in East Bay said its general manager.
The bee hotel was designed in partnership with Pollinator Partnership as a spot for nesting and reproduction, rather than producing honey.
Richard Blum, the husband of Senator Dianne Feinstein and a member of the UC Board of Regents, has joined forces with FRHI Hotels & Resorts to purchase the Claremont Hotel and Spa.
Update 1/29: The general manager of the Claremont Resort sent out the following email Tuesday night confirming that a sale of the hotel is in progress:
Ever since the news broke that Michelle Obama will be talking at a fundraising breakfast June 14th at the Claremont Hotel, the hotel has been spiffing itself up. Rumor on the street is that the First Lady, or FLOTUS, will be spending Monday night at the resort before a day of activity in the Bay Area.
A fire in the 2800 block of Claremont Boulevard in the Claremont neighborhood closed several roads Wednesday. Crews are on the scene.
Claremont Club & Spa, a Fairmont Hotel, has been the gathering place for Cal celebrations for generations. This East Bay landmark of over 100 years is home to newly renovated guest rooms, award-winning dining and 22-acres of resort amenities, all conveniently located just steps from campus. From luxurious overnight accommodations to private dinners and spa days, Claremont Club & Spa offers a spectacular backdrop for all of your graduation weekend memories.
An entirely new Claremont awaits the next generation of Cal alumni.
One of the first houses built in Claremont Court is on the market for $5.45 million, marking it as one of the most expensive residences ever for sale in Berkeley.
Long-time Berkeley resident, Realtor and Berkeleyside contributing photographer Ira Serkes has been going to the French Hotel in the Gourmet Ghetto for years. A few weeks ago Serkes gave Angel, the “super-barrista” who works there, his business card which features a photograph Serkes took of the 2012 supermoon over UC Berkeley, and he inquired if the hotel might be interested in mounting a show of his night photography. The next day, Serkes got a call from Marta Yamamoto who curates the shows at the hotel. The answer was yes, and the result can be seen mounted on the brick walls of the hotel’s café through March 14.
Berkeley’s Design Review Committee will get an early peek this week of new, revised plans for the high-rise hotel on Shattuck Avenue and Center Street — part of the developers’ push to get the project through the planning process quickly.
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