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Oakland hotels and places to stay

Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront
3 out of 5
1103 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA
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The price is $135 per night
1.51 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (427 reviews)

"Nice hotel and wonderful staff...I think the area is safe, nice view and some good food close by. I would avoid the other side of the freeway ;-)"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront
Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel
3 out of 5
1717 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA
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The price is $152 per night
1.85 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (703 reviews)

"Staff was great. Friendly and helpful. Room was very nice"…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Oakland Airport Coliseum
2.5 out of 5
8465 Enterprise Way, Oakland, CA
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The price is $86 per night
6.05 mi from city center
3.4/5 (1,340 reviews)

"For the area it was quiet. Reception was great and respectful."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Oakland Airport Coliseum
Inn at Temescal
2 out of 5
3720 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
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The price is $89 per night
1.45 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (350 reviews)

"Customer service was very nice and polite. Room was clean."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Inn at Temescal
Oakland Marriott City Center
4 out of 5
1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA
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The price is $149 per night
0.26 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"Great property with five star staffs , will go again and again!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2020

Oakland Marriott City Center
Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown
3 out of 5
988 Broadway, Oakland, CA
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The price is $122 per night
0.32 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Good facility, property management and hospitality group were really great."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown
Jack London Inn
2 out of 5
444 Embarcadero W, Oakland, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $68 per night
0.76 mi from city center
2.5/5 (1,335 reviews)

"Very nice front desk and housekeeping folks. Not an easy job with the virus running rampant! Water pressure was weak, but still sufficient. Great area to walk. I really like the fact that the wholesale produce market is still in place. Many cities move it out to "sanitize" the inner harbors and downtowns. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Jack London Inn
Hilton Oakland Airport
3.5 out of 5
1 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA
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The price is $119 per night
6.54 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (986 reviews)

"Front desk staff was very pleasant and the room very fresh and clean."…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Hilton Oakland Airport
Hampton Inn Oakland Downtown-City Center
2.5 out of 5
378 11th Street, Oakland, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $129 per night
0.25 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (107 reviews)

"Wet good value. Front desk people helpful. Current rates ok. Pre Covid it was overpriced"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Hampton Inn Oakland Downtown-City Center
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Oakland-Airport
2.5 out of 5
66 Airport Access Rd, Oakland, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $110 per night
6.72 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"My experience at this hotel was a great one. Quick check-in and check out. With COVID-19 going on they made sure you feel safe an the hotel felt clean."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

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Visiting Oakland

Travelers to Oakland give high marks for the fun sporting events, entertainment choices, and popular theater scene. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, architecture, and art. Top sights in the city include Oakland Museum of California, Jack London Square, and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

  • There are 328 hotels and other accommodations in Oakland
  • The closest major airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), 13 mi (20.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Oakland

Known for its theaters, live music, and opera, the city's cultural venues include Oakland Museum of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, and Greek Theater. Attractions like Oakland Zoo and Children's Fairyland are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Jack London Square, Old Oakland, and Cathedral of Christ the Light.

In Oakland, you'll be able to select from 328 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hampton Inn Oakland-Hayward - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location and helpful staff.
  • The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay - Our customers like the beach locale and clean rooms at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express Union City - San Jose - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and convenient parking.

Other favorite sights in Oakland include Chabot Space and Science Center, University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, and Oracle Arena. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Oracle Park, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the heart of the city, and Exploratorium, which is 7 mi/11.3 km away.

Getting Around Oakland

With so many transportation options, exploring all of Oakland is simple. Walk to nearby metro stations like 12th St - Oakland City Center Station, 19th St Station, and Lake Merritt Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Oakland-Jack London Square Station, Emeryville Station, or Berkeley Station.

Dressing for Oakland

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 65°F and the nighttime average to be 44°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 72°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • July through September averages 74°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 74°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Oakland is 23.50 inches
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 74°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 45°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Oakland?
Hampton Inn Union City is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers an indoor pool and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include SpringHill Suites by Marriott Oakland Airport and Hampton Inn Oakland Downtown-City Center.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Oakland, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Oakland.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Oakland?
To find more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Oakland, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Oakland?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Berkeley is a popular 2.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Bay Breeze Inn and Americas Best Value Inn Oakland Lake Merritt.
What's the best place to stay in Downtown Berkeley?
With 22 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hotel Shattuck Plaza is the highest ranked property in Downtown Berkeley. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 3-minute walk from University of California, Berkeley. Another favorite option in the neighborhood is Nash Hotel.
What's a favorite place to stay in Downtown Oakland?
In this neighborhood, there are 14 places to stay. Oakland Marriott City Center is a favorite with our customers staying in Downtown Oakland. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located steps from Oakland Convention Center. Travelers also recommend Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown and Z Hotel Jack London Square as top options in the neighborhood.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Oakland?
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge and Extended Stay America Oakland - Alameda Airport. Attractions like Oakland Museum of California and Oakland Zoo are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Oakland?
The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay is a favorite hotel for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and refrigerators. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Hotel Shattuck Plaza and Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Oakland?
Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a 24-hour fitness center and concierge services for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Berkeley and HYATT house Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area.
What's the best hotel to stay near Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum?
Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Other good choices close by include Motel 6 Oakland Airport and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Oakland Airport Coliseum.
What about the best place to stay near Oracle Arena?
One of the top choices for your stay is Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport, located a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Oracle Arena, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Motel 6 Oakland Airport and Days Hotel by Wyndham Oakland Airport-Coliseum are other good choices nearby.
What are some hotels with pools in Oakland?
Marina Village Inn is a top hotel with a seasonal outdoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Other choices with an onsite pool include Hampton Inn Union City and Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport.

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