2018 TOUGH Symposium


There are many hotels in Berkeley to choose from. Here are just a few that are recommended: 


Berkeley Lab Guest House, LBNL, Berkeley

Current rate is $145/night (group rate instructions, limited number of rooms)
General reservations, call: 1-510-495-8000 or complete the online reservations form
See LBNL Site Map for Guest House location (NOTE: while the Guest House is conveniently located to the Lab’s cafeteria, please note the cafeteria’s hours of operation)
They do not charge sales tax and offer free on-site parking and internet. Shuttle services run between LBNL and downtown Berkeley from 6:30am – 9:30pm depending on route. Please see LBNL Shuttle schedule.

Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Berkeley 

2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, California 94704
Phone: 510-845-7300

Current rate is $269/night ($205/night for UCB rate) (NOTE: price quoted is for a “standard king” size room; prices fluctuate regularly)
They are conveniently located to the Downtown Berkeley BART Station and LBNL Shuttle stop. There are a limited number of rooms offered at UC Berkeley/LBNL rate.

Graduate Berkeley Hotel (formerly the Durant Hotel)

2600 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, California 94704

Rates vary per night, average is $259/night for a “standard” room
They are just a couple of blocks from the UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium and conveniently located near an LBNL Shuttle stop. There are a limited number of rooms offered at Government, UC Berkeley/LBNL and Advance Purchase rates.

  • Hydrogeology Department, Energy Geosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California
  • Curt Oldenburg, Conference Chair, CMOldenburg@lbl.gov, 510.486.7419
  • Helen Prieto, Conference Coordinator, HGPrieto@lbl.gov, 510.486.6696
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