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Oakland California Accommodations

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The Oakland center is approximately the area of Downtown Oakland and the area of Oakland City Center.

Welcome to sunny Oakland, CA, one of the most exciting cities on the west coast of the United States. The city of Oakland has a motto, “Love life,” and everything in town seems to help you do that. With so much to see and experience, Oakland is an excellent vacation spot for all kinds of different people. All you need to do to get your adventure started is find a hotel. More from this guide...

Oakland Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Clarion Downtown Oakland - Oakland 371 13th St., Oakland, CA 94612
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 64 rooms
  • About half of guests thought the wifi quality was ok
  • Hallway loudly
Oakland Marriott City Center
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1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
  • Most guests said the wifi quality was bad
  • Restaurant could offer better service
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Courtyard Oakland Downtown in Oakland 988 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 5 suites
  • Every guests reviewed liked the proximity to shopping
  • The majority of guests were impressed by the valet service
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The Washington Inn Hotel 495 10th St., Oakland, CA 94607
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 47 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Average beds
  • Desk help helpful
Z Hotel Jack London Square : 233 Broadway 233 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 2 suites in property
  • Pool and garden nice
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 79%
Jack London Inn in Oakland 444 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Low-priced Downtown property
  • 4 suites in hotel
Waterfront Hotel 10 Washington St., Oakland, CA 94607
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • 16 meeting rooms in property
  • Most guests thought the tv was sub-standard
  • Great location
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Americas Best Value Inn Oakland / Lake Merritt 122 East 12th St., Oakland, CA 94606
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • 71 sleeping rooms in hotel
Extended Stay America Alameda Marina 1350 Marina Village Pkwy., Alameda, CA 94501 ~1.20 miles south of Oakland
  • Cheap Downtown hotel
  • 121 rooms in property
  • Service is adequate
  • Service is ok
Piedmont Place 55 Macarthur Blvd., Oakland, CA 94610
  • Low-priced property
Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland Waterfront 1103 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 85 rooms
Marina Village Inn Alameda - Alameda 1151 Pacific Marina, Alameda, CA 94501 ~1.51 miles south of Oakland
  • Midscale Airport property
  • 2 floors in property
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Rodeway Inn 1925 Webster St., Alameda, CA 94501 ~1.80 miles south of Oakland
  • Economy Downtown property
  • Hotel has 50 rooms
Executive Inn Embarcadero Cove 1755 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606 Website
  • Three Star Oceanfront hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
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Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel in Oakland 1717 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606
  • Mid-scale Riverfront property
  • Has environment-friendly policy Read more
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Extended Stay America 3650 Mandela Pkwy., Emeryville, CA 94608 ~1.91 miles northwest of Oakland
  • Low priced Downtown hotel
  • 149 rooms in hotel
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Hawthorn Suites Oakland / Alameda in Alameda 1628 Webster St., Alameda, CA 94501 ~2.04 miles south of Oakland
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Check in time: 03:00 PM
  • Decent vibe
  • Nice building
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Courtyard by Marriott / Emeryville - Emeryville 5555 Shellmound St., Emeryville, CA 94608 ~2.56 miles northwest of Oakland
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 24 suites in property
  • Great shopping
  • Every guests reviewed said the bathroom was dirty
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Hyatt Place Emeryville / San Francisco Bay Area - Emeryville 5700 Bay St., Emeryville, CA 94608 ~2.58 miles northwest of Oakland
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
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Four Points by Sheraton San Francisco Bay Bridge 1603 Powell St., Emeryville, CA 94608 Website ~2.68 miles northwest of Oakland
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Vibe wasn't good
  • Great view of the bay
Hyatt House Emeryville 5800 Shellmound St., Emeryville, CA 94608 ~2.74 miles northwest of Oakland
  • Relaxation. Space. Comfort. The Hyatt House Emeryville provides this and more. Whether guests come here on business or for a relaxing vacation, the Hyatt House Emeryville can become their home away from home. A delicate continental breakfast is offered as well as rooms with balconies overlooking the San Francisco Bay area. With the quiet and charm of a B&B and the prestige of a boutique hotel and commerce style of a big name, this Hyatt House Emeryville has it all, including full suites complete with kitchens, china, dishwashers, full-sized refrigerators, and fireplaces. Everything a travelers need to feel right at home.
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 202 suites
  • Great room
  • Free wi fi
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Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco / Oakland Bay Brid 1800 Powell St., Emeryville, CA 94608 ~2.81 miles northwest of Oakland
  • Located on the San Francisco Bay, right next to Oakland, the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville, California, is known for comfortable rooms, meeting spaces for corporate events, a banquet room, exhibit spaces, and even a ballroom. Utilizing minimalism and a functional pull-out desk for laptops with complimentary Wi-Fi, these rooms were made to be a home away from home, whether for vacationers or business travelers. Featuring 279 rooms on 14 floors, including three suites, guests can view the San Francisco skyline and Bay Bridge or Berkeley College along the hillside. With San Francisco just a 10-minute BART ride away, guests can enjoy the many attractions of the city without living among the hustle and bustle of city life.
  • Three Star hotel
  • Hotel has 278 rooms
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Peaceful stay;
Coral Reef Inn & Suites - Alameda 400 Park St., Alameda, CA 94501 ~3.58 miles south of Oakland
  • 3-star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Near pool
  • Carpet was disgusting
Rose Garden Inn 2740 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 ~3.85 miles north of Oakland
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • 7 suites in property
  • Great free breakfast
  • Awesome terrace
Rodeway Inn & Suites Near The Coliseum & Arena in Oakland 4801 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94601
  • Low Cost hotel
  • Free breakfast
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From ferry rides to bike tours to hiking trails and more, Oakland is filled with attractions just waiting for you to enjoy. You can eat at some of the best restaurants in the world or catch a game at the local Oracle Arena. Within the city, there are numerous parks to enjoy as well. Some are so well-preserved that you can forget you're in the city as you stroll between trees towering over you.

No matter what your interests are, you'll find something to keep you entertained in Oakland. Whether you're looking for an affordable hotel, a truly luxurious experience or something in between, Oakland can provide. Begin your journey today and book your Oakland vacation hotel.

Best Times to Visit Oakland, CA

Finding the time off to visit Oakland is hard enough for many people, but you should know the seasonal differences regardless. Planning your trip for one season could prohibit you from experiencing some activities unique to other seasons. Fortunately, most of what you can do in Oakland is available year-round.

If you love sunshine, come by during the summer. Overcast is virtually non-existent from July to August, so enjoy those blue skies. The summers can get pretty hot with highs around the mid-70s, but that pales in comparison to the blistering heat of some other places. Like most of sunny California, Oakland experiences mild winters with lows around 44 degrees at worst. Most of the time, you can enjoy a cool temperature somewhere in the low to mid-50s.

If you don't like the rain, that's just another reason to head to Oakland during the summer. Through July and August specifically, rain is extremely rare. It's not uncommon for there to be no rain at all for those two months. In the winter, on the other hand, rain gets a bit more common with it peaking at 30 percent probability in February. You may be able to avoid the crowds if you travel during the winter, but make sure to pack your umbrella.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Oakland, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Oakland

Oakland by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Oakland, CA. You can use these illustrations to evaluate the least expensive months to stay in Oakland for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Oakland, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $197.44

If you're looking for a premium Oakland experience, then your hotel should be just as beautiful as the city if not more so. Get the most out of your vacation with a luxury hotel complete with so many amenities and services that you won't want to leave; the city of Oakland has plenty to choose from.

If you want the best hotel in Oakland, look no further than the Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel. If the French name wasn't enough to sell you on how fancy this place is, the amenities certainly will. The hotel is located right on the marina, complete with a restaurant and bar with a lounge area. There is breakfast available every morning along with a 24-hour fitness center. Take advantage of valet parking along with a free area shuttle, so you'll never have a problem getting around town.

Another option for luxury is the Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront. Here you have a bayfront view with a beautifully kept outdoor pool. Along with the marina, you can enjoy a private terrace in your room in addition to free Wi-Fi and premium cable. Every morning, you'll find a free hot/cold breakfast buffet complete with fresh coffee and tea. There's a shuttle service that will take you around the area although a lot of attractions are just a few minutes' walk from the hotel.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Oakland

Affordable Hotels in Oakland, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $106.34

If you want to make the most out of your Oakland vacation, you won't be spending much time in your hotel. Since you'll just be using it to sleep, why break the bank on a room? Oakland has plenty of affordable hotels available for you to enjoy, so you can save your money for the real attractions.

If you want affordability, there's no better option than the Sutter Hotel. Located right in the middle of Uptown, this hotel offers convenient proximity to various attractions like museums and theaters. Inside each room you'll find flat-screen televisions, free Wi-Fi, and cable programming. You even get a desk to make it easy to browse the internet or get some work done if you brought your laptop with you. There's a restaurant and coffee shop included as well, so you'll be in close proximity to delicious food and drink within normal operating hours.

The Bay Breeze Inn in Oakland is another great affordable option. When you stay here, you'll be in convenient proximity to the Oracle Arena and Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, so this is a great choice if you want to catch a game. You get free Wi-Fi in every room along with cable programming on your flat-screen TV. There are dry cleaning and laundry services available, and the front desk is available 24 hours a day.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Oakland

2 Star Average Prices: $79.05

2 Star Hotel Prices in Oakland

Where are the real discounts in Oakland

You're already taking advantage of your time off by going to one of the most exciting cities in America, so why not take advantage of some incredible deals as well? Oakland has quite a few premium hotels with exclusive AAA discounts that you can take part in.

The Executive Inn & Suites Embarcadero Cove Oakland Waterfront offers a 12 percent discount to all AAA members, and you still get the waterfront view. The pool is especially nice with excellent lighting well after dark, so you can enjoy the hotel pool and still experience the view of the waterfront. There's free Wi-Fi and breakfast, along with free airport transportation, so arrival and departure have never been easier. There's even a train station pickup available.

If you're looking for a military discount, head to Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel. At this wonderful hotel, you'll find a host of useful amenities like free breakfast every day and fitness facilities. More importantly, you'll be right next to Lake Merritt where a world of aquatic adventure awaits. Inside each room, you can enjoy free Wi-Fi and wired internet connection along with cable programming. You can add some extra relaxation to your trip with deep soaking bathtubs complete with complimentary toiletries.

Value Hotels in Oakland, CA

Just because you're trying to save money on your trip doesn't mean you have to settle for the lowest quality hotel in Oakland. There's a nice compromise that can be made if you're looking for quality while also trying to save. You'll find plenty of value hotels in Oakland, so book yours to get the best of both worlds.

One of the best value hotels in the city is Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown. In this incredible hotel, you'll find plenty of activities without leaving the grounds, including a pool, a bar and lounge area, and a 24-hour fitness facility. Each room has the option of wired or wireless internet; both are included along with cable programming for the flat-screen television. The real attraction is the hotel's restaurant, which features a gorgeous garden view. There's also a limo/town car service available if you want to see Oakland in style.

Another great value is the Z Hotel Jack London Square. This hotel offers quite a bit right in the middle of downtown Oakland. This hotel makes your stay incredibly convenient, with a 24-hour business center and front desk, so you can take care of any problems that arise whenever you want. Each room has free Wi-Fi, of course, but you can also enjoy premium cable packages that many other hotels don't offer. There's breakfast available every morning along with an attached restaurant, so you're never too far away from good food. If you prefer staying connected the classic way, you can grab a free newspaper every morning as well.

Things to Do in Oakland, CA

The gorgeous city of Oakland, CA is packed with adventure suitable for all kinds of people. With so much to see and do, it's helpful if you make an itinerary before you go. Unless you're planning an extended stay, you're going to have to pick and choose what you want to see and experience most.

If you're looking for family fun, head to the Children's Fairyland theme park or try to learn something at the Chabot Space & Science Center. Most famously, Oakland is home to Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and Oracle Arena, so try to catch a game or show at least once during your trip. You can see shows of a different kind at the numerous theaters all around town including the legendary Fox Theater off Telegraph Ave.

For a more nature-centered experience, Oakland features some incredible natural features like Lake Merritt where you can fish, swim, and spot some incredible waterfowl. For a more international experience, stop by the Oakland Zoo where you can see animals from all over the world and eat at their restaurant, accessible only via gondola. There are also numerous well-maintained parks if you want to get some steps in or need a nice biking trail.

Whatever your tastes are, you can be sure that there's something exciting waiting for you in Oakland, CA.

Billy Joe Armstrong said: 'Making mistakes is a lot better than not doing anything.”

This statement is very true. How are we going to learn anything, if we never go out and do anything? Well, vacationing to Oakland will provide you will knowledge about the area and experiencing activities that you may not have experienced before. Oakland hotels will provide an easy, safe way to plan where you can stay during your trip. Whether you need cheap hotels to keep to your budget, or you are looking for a high-end hotel, there are plenty of hotels in Oakland that will fit your needs.

Locating Budget-Friendly Hotels in Oakland

There are many cheap hotels that in Oakland that will help you keep to your budget while allowing you to enjoy your vacation as well. The Imperial Inn Oakland is a great place. This hotel is located near the MacArthur BART Train Station, Lake Merritt and to Old Oakland. The rooms offer en suite bathrooms and are accessed through exterior hallways. All rooms include: microwaves, fridges, coffee making equipment and complimentary bottles of water. Another choice is the Crown Lodge Motel Oakland. This hotel is located near the Oakland Zoo, Street Business District and the Chabot Space and Science Center. The rooms feature free Wi-Fi and cable; all rooms are accessed through exterior corridors. Oakland hotels make it possible to traveling on a budget carefree.

High-End Resorts in Oakland

Hotels in Oakland also offer the luxurious travel option. The Courtyard Oakland Emeryville, is a four-star hotel located near the Jack London Square and San Francisco. The contemporary-styled rooms feature desks and chairs, flat screen televisions and coffeemakers. Suites add separate living areas and wet bars. The hotel also offers social spaces, an American restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner, a business center, an indoor heated pool, a whirlpool, a fitness room and on-site paid parking. Another option is the Hotel Durant. This hotel is located near UC Berkley and the well-known Botanical Garden, the Indian Rock Park and the Tilden Regional Park. The collegiate-themed rooms have pillow-top beds, desks and campus or San Francisco Bay views. The Executive rooms have special access to a private lounge with free, daily continental breakfast, evening wine receptions and PlayStation. Adjoining rooms are also available.

Alternative Accommodation in Oakland

Oakland features boutique and independent hotel options as well. The Waterfront Hotel is a relaxed hotel located near Jack London Square and the Oakland Museum of California. The nautical rooms feature desks, iPod docks and coffeemakers. Some rooms offer balconies and/or harbor views; suites add separate living areas and/or fireplace. The hotel also provides a heated outdoor pool, a sauna and fitness room, an Italian restaurant, a business center and thirteen meeting rooms. Another is The Inn at Jack London. This hotel is located near multiple shops and restaurants in Jack London Square and the waterfront and ferry terminal. The elegant rooms are arranged around a landscape courtyard and feature pillow-top mattresses, free Wi-Fi and coffeemakers; some have patios and balconies with courtyard views.

Government Per Diem Rates in Oakland, CA Chart

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in Oakland, CA excluding taxes per night. See gsa.gov for more details.

Applies to Alameda

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
January 1, 2018September 30, 2018$171.00$69.00
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