Hotel Shattuck Plaza
The Hotel Shattuck Plaza is the most conveniently located hotel in downtown Berkeley, about 4 short blocks from the Festschrift events AND literally right at Downtown Berkeley BART.
Rooms are available (with prepay, AAA or AARP) starting at about $160 on hotel booking sites and the hotel web site. (510-845-7300)
The historic Faculty Club on the Berkeley campus is located a lovely = .75 mile walk from the Festschrift events.
The rate is $145/night, excluding taxes. (510-540-5678). Classic early 20th century craftsman construction.
At high traffic times, BART is much more efficient than cabs, uber, or lyft.
(Cabs in Berkeley are more expensive than either Uber or Lyft.)
Stuff to Do
Visit Berkeley has all the events in and around Berkeley in June & July.