Accommodation for Simons Institute Visitors

The city of Berkeley and neighboring communities offer a variety of attractive hotel options as well as furnished short-term and long-term housing opportunities. Long-term visitors are advised to make arrangements for their accommodation as early as possible. The Institute provides assistance in securing rental accommodation for long-term participants.

*Please be aware of scams claiming to arrange accommodations for your visit. While the Simons Institute provides long-term visitors with resources to find accommodations, the Institute will not ask you for payments, and will not arrange for accommodation providers to contact you. Please note: Ehotel Services is not affiliated with the Simons Institute and its programs. 

Berkeley hotels and Bed and Breakfasts for short-term visitors (sorted by distance to Calvin Lab):

Berkeley furnished rentals for long-term visitors:

  • We have compiled a list of tips for your Berkeley housing search here.
  • You can find a description of Berkeley neighborhoods here.
  • Rental prices per month can range as follows:
    • Private room in a shared apartment or house ($1,300 - $1,800)
    • Studio apartment ($1,800 - $2,500)
    • 1-BR apartment or house ($2,300 - $3,600)
    • 2-BR apartment or house ($3,000 - $4,500)
    • 3-BR apartment or house ($4,500+)

Please note that the price ranges above represent approximate costs for furnished rentals in nearby neighborhoods.

You may also use the following resources to find accommodation:

If you are a local landlord interested in renting your furnished accommodation to our visiting scientists, please apply via our online landlord application form.