CLARION DOWNTOWN OAKLAND

371 13th St., Oakland, CA 94612 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Alameda County
37.80295-122.26993
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3.5/ 5

Based on 171 guest reviews

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  • The Avg. Group Saves 17.0%!
  • 64 rooms in property
  • 7 floors in property
  • 6 suites in property
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
  • Check-out: 12:00PM
  • Group booking rating of 3.8/10
  • 2 conference rooms in property

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Check Rates1 Double Bed Free Wired High Speed Internet 32 Inch LCD Plasma TV Desk
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Double Free Wired High Speed Internet 32 Inch LCD Plasma TV Desk
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Double Suite Kitchen Living Room Dining Room 32 Inch LCD Plasma TV
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Accessible Free Wired High Speed Internet 32 Inch LCD Plasma TV
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Suite 2 Person Whirlpool in Bath 2 Sinks 2 Vanities Family Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen 32 Inch TV Air Conditioning Coffee Maker in Room Broadband Free
Non-Smoking
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed 32 Inch TV Air Conditioning Coffee Maker in Room
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Check Rates2 Double Beds Free Wired High Speed Internet 32 Inch LCD Plasma TV Desk
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Single Beds Air Conditioning Away From Street Coffee Maker in Room
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Check Rates2t Air Conditioning Away From Street Coffee Maker in Room
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The Clarion Hotel Downtown Oakland City Center in Oakland, CaliforniaCome and experience all the best this region of California offers and make the Clarion Hotel® Downtown Oakland City Center your home away from home during your visit to Oakland. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, we offer countless features, an outstanding location and we are within walking distance to the Oakland Convention Center.Local points of interest close to this Oakland, CA hotel include: * Oracle Arena & Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum * Oakland Aviation Museum * Oakland Zoo * Oakland Museum of California * African American Museum & Library at OaklandThe surrounding area offers a number of exciting things to see and do. Visitors can enjoy strolling along PIER 39 shopping, dining and entertainment district that offer countless recreation options and hours of fun for all ages. A number of restaurants can be found close to the hotel.As a guest of this California hotel, you can

Summary of Verified Reviews

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Fair

Fair budget hotel. Close to the city center with easily acessible parking. Large bathrooms in up-to-date rooms. Clean hotel facilities.

“Superb value” “Location was great”

Great Economy Hotel Top 11% in city
Great City Hotel Top 15% in city

Good to know

  • Small rooms

    “Super small bedroom” “Somewhat small single bed”

  • Poor access to parking

    “No hotel parking” “No parking”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Really old property” “Old buildings”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Cramped elevator” “Cramped lobby”

Review highlights

Bar

100/100
6 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Drinks available” “Free coffee” “Tea enjoy”

Service

81/100
90 reviews

Friendly service and great reception. Decent management and adequately professional staff.

“Staff was excellent” “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Management were very friendly and helpful”

Location

73/100
88 reviews

Near city centre in a great location. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop” “Location was great”

Food

70/100
29 reviews

Food is all right.

“Modern cookie” “Buffet was promised” “Injera was incredible”

WiFi

63/100
15 reviews

WiFi is good value.

“Free high-speed internet” “Free Internet” “No wi-fi”

Breakfast

58/100
27 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“No breakfast” “Internet and breakfast were included” “Free breakfast”

Amenities

41/100
43 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Room

40/100
153 reviews

Small rooms with poor beds. Modern, tidy rooms. Large, so-so bathroom. Bad furniture, and no views. Standard TV.

“No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner” “Door was terribly hard to open”

Comfort

30/100
96 reviews

Small, uncomfortable rooms with bad beds and too much noise. Spacious bathroom.

“Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

Ranked top 23% by business travelers, with a score of 75

Good to know

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Common area looked clean but worn”

  • Great reception

    “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Front desk staff were pleasant and helpful”

  • Clean rooms

    “Bed rooms very small, but clean and well-kept” “Rooms clean”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was professional & friendly” “Front desk staff were pleasant and helpful”

Review highlights

Service

83/100
17 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff was excellent” “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Management were very friendly and helpful”

Cleanliness

83/100
16 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

“Bed rooms very small, but clean and well-kept” “Common area looked clean but worn” “Rooms clean”

Location

74/100
9 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

“Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop” “Location was great”

Breakfast

60/100
7 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Promised Breakfast” “Internet and breakfast were included” “Free breakfast”

Room

49/100
27 reviews

Rooms are tidy but cramped, with bad beds.

“No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner” “Door was terribly hard to open”

Amenities

40/100
9 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Comfort

31/100
18 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds.

“Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

Ranked top 45% by solo travelers, with a score of 73

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “Noisy air conditioner” “Horrible noises”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Really old property” “Old buildings”

  • Bad amenities

    “Really old property” “Old buildings”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation”

Review highlights

Service

83/100
11 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was excellent” “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Management were very friendly and helpful”

Location

74/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop” “Location was great”

WiFi

59/100
4 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Internet worked great” “Free high-speed internet” “Free Internet”

Vibe

52/100
5 reviews

Decent vibe.

“Helpful during our stay” “Window was tiny and designed” “Really old property”

Amenities

46/100
6 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Room

44/100
16 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner” “Door was terribly hard to open”

Comfort

35/100
6 reviews

Noisy room lacking in comfort.

“Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

Ranked top 60% by couples, with a score of 70

Good to know

  • Poor access to parking

    “No hotel parking” “No parking”

  • Poor beds

    “Somewhat small single bed” “Bed too firm”

  • Small rooms

    “Super small bedroom” “Somewhat small single bed”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was professional & friendly” “Front desk staff were pleasant and helpful”

Review highlights

Service

79/100
8 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was excellent” “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Management were very friendly and helpful”

Location

72/100
11 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

“Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop” “Location was great”

Vibe

47/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Amenities

44/100
4 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Room

38/100
15 reviews

Rooms are tidy but cramped, with bad beds.

“No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner” “Door was terribly hard to open”

Comfort

31/100
11 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds.

“Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

Ranked top 71% by families, with a score of 66

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop”

Review highlights

Location

76/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop” “Location was great”

Good to know

  • Small rooms

    “Super small bedroom” “Somewhat small single bed”

  • Poor access to parking

    “No hotel parking” “No parking”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Really old property” “Old buildings”

  • Noisy

    “Noisy air conditioner” “Horrible noises”

Review highlights

Bar

100/100
6 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Drinks available” “Free coffee” “Tea enjoy”

Service

80/100
86 reviews

Friendly service and great reception. Decent management and adequately professional staff.

“Staff was excellent” “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Management were very friendly and helpful”

Location

73/100
77 reviews

Near city centre in a great location. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop” “Location was great”

Food

68/100
27 reviews

Food is all right.

“Modern cookie” “Buffet was promised” “Injera was incredible”

WiFi

67/100
14 reviews

WiFi is good value.

“Free high-speed internet” “Free Internet” “No wifi”

Breakfast

58/100
24 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“Complete breakfast offering” “Internet and breakfast were included” “Free breakfast”

Room

40/100
145 reviews

Small rooms with poor beds. Modern, tidy rooms. Large, so-so bathroom. Bad furniture, and no views. Standard TV.

“No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner” “Door was terribly hard to open”

Amenities

36/100
42 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Comfort

31/100
91 reviews

Small, uncomfortable rooms with bad beds and too much noise. Spacious bathroom.

“Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

Ranked top 16% by business travelers, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Common area looked clean but worn”

  • Great reception

    “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Front desk staff were pleasant and helpful”

  • Clean rooms

    “Bed rooms very small, but clean and well-kept” “Rooms clean”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was professional & friendly” “Front desk staff were pleasant and helpful”

Review highlights

Service

83/100
17 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff was excellent” “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Management were very friendly and helpful”

Cleanliness

83/100
15 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

“Bed rooms very small, but clean and well-kept” “Common area looked clean but worn” “Rooms clean”

Location

74/100
9 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

“Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop” “Location was great”

Breakfast

60/100
6 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Hot breakfast included” “Complete breakfast offering” “Internet and breakfast were included”

Room

46/100
26 reviews

Rooms are tidy but cramped, with bad beds.

“No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner” “Door was terribly hard to open”

Amenities

40/100
9 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Comfort

32/100
17 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds.

“Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

Ranked top 65% by couples, with a score of 65

Good to know

  • Poor access to parking

    “No hotel parking” “No parking”

  • Great location

    “Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop”

  • Poor beds

    “Somewhat small single bed” “Bed too firm”

  • Small rooms

    “Super small bedroom” “Somewhat small single bed”

Review highlights

Service

79/100
8 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was excellent” “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Management were very friendly and helpful”

Location

72/100
11 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

“Close walk to the city” “Awesome sandwich shop” “Location was great”

Vibe

47/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Amenities

44/100
4 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Room

37/100
15 reviews

Rooms are tidy but cramped, with bad beds.

“No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner” “Door was terribly hard to open”

Comfort

31/100
11 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds.

“Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

Ranked top 60% by solo travelers, with a score of 71

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “Noisy air conditioner” “Horrible noises”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation”

  • Room is not nice

    “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Really old property” “Old buildings”

Review highlights

Service

82/100
9 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was excellent” “Counter staff are very warm and helpful” “Management were very friendly and helpful”

Cleanliness

79/100
6 reviews

Clean.

“Bed rooms very small, but clean and well-kept” “Common area looked clean but worn” “Rooms clean”

Room

44/100
13 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner” “Door was terribly hard to open”

Amenities

44/100
5 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Really old property” “Old buildings” “Cramped elevator”

Comfort

35/100
5 reviews

Noisy room lacking in comfort.

“Somewhat small single bed” “No air circulation” “Noisy air conditioner”

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Customer Reviews of Clarion Downtown Oakland

3.5 out of 5.Based on 171 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

The Clarion Hotel Downtown Oakland City Center in Oakland, CaliforniaCome and experience all the best this region of California offers and make the Clarion Hotel® Downtown Oakland City Center your home away from home during your visit to Oakland. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, we offer countless features, an outstanding location and we are within walking distance to the Oakland Convention Center.Local points of interest close to this Oakland, CA hotel include: * Oracle Arena & Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum * Oakland Aviation Museum * Oakland Zoo * Oakland Museum of California * African American Museum & Library at OaklandThe surrounding area offers a number of exciting things to see and do. Visitors can enjoy strolling along PIER 39 shopping, dining and entertainment district that offer countless recreation options and hours of fun for all ages. A number of restaurants can be found close to the hotel.As a guest of this California hotel, you can enjoy full-service amenities and features like: * Free high-speed Internet access * Free weekday newspaper * Free local calls * Fitness centerThis Oakland, CA hotel provides corporate travelers with additional amenities, including an on-site business center, a public computer with Internet access, and access to copy and fax services. Two spacious banquet and meeting rooms are located on the premises and can accommodate up to 50 people for most functions.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00PM
Check Out:12:00PM
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Floors:7
Rooms:64
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:64
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:6
Meeting Rooms:2 View Spaces
Meeting Space:50 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 50 people
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours
Total Taxes:14.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health centre
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Oakland International Airport, 7.3 miles.Transportation: BART(Bay Area rapid Transit System)

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Clarion Hotels

  • Full-service property with meeting/event space and available catering services
  • Feature a restaurant or social bar and lounge based on location
  • High-quality bedding
  • Free high-speed internet
  • 24-hour business center services
  • Spacious rooms with large desks

The Clarion Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Clarion Hotel Downtown Oakland City Center

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Clarion Downtown Oakland

Rate fluctuations of Clarion Downtown Oakland

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group rates and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 40.0% in April 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $259 in the month of April 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Clarion Downtown Oakland in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Clarion Downtown Oakland

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Clarion Downtown Oakland.

Feel free to use the Clarion Downtown Oakland meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Oakland event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Conference Room20 x 15 x 9300--/------88----/--------
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Conference Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
300 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 15 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning

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