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Featured Motels in Oakland

Vagabond Inn Executive Hayward
2.5 out of 5
500 W A St, Hayward, CA
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The price is $80 per night

Situated in Hayward, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Kennedy Park, Hayward City Hall, and Southland Mall. Alex Giualini Plaza Park and Chabot College are ...

3.8/5Good! (534 reviews)

"Good value for the money. Super easy check in. Well lit parking lot, safety, etc. Only negative would be located on a very busy St. sometimes hard to enter/exit."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Vagabond Inn Executive Hayward
Motel 6 Hayward, CA
2 out of 5
30155 Industrial Pkwy Sw, Hayward, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $76 per night

Situated in Hayward, this motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Union Landing and 2.5 mi (3.9 km) from Alameda Creek Regional Trail. California State University East Bay ...

3.6/5Good! (989 reviews)

"I never really have problems with motel 6 and this time was no different."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Motel 6 Hayward, CA
Heritage Inn Express Hayward
2 out of 5
410 W A St, Hayward, CA
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The price is $74 per night

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Kennedy Park, Hayward City Hall, and Southland Mall. Alex Giualini Plaza Park and Chabot College ...

2.2/5 (817 reviews)

"The fact that the area is a quiet place male me like this place for relaxation."…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

Heritage Inn Express Hayward
Super 8 by Wyndham Berkeley
2.5 out of 5
1619 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA
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The price is $99 per night

Located in Central Berkeley, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of University of California, Berkeley, Greek Theater, and Berkeley Marina. Telegraph Avenue and ...

3.6/5Good! (996 reviews)

"Really good service. Nice little place. Good price"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Berkeley
Rodeway Inn Berkeley
2 out of 5
1461 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
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Located in Northwest Berkeley, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of University of California, Berkeley, Greek Theater, and Berkeley Marina. Telegraph Avenue and ...

3.8/5Good! (998 reviews)

"checked in and was surprised by the room. it was really nice and comfortable. the only thing is there is an ant problem. but other than that its fine"…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

Rodeway Inn Berkeley
Americas Best Value Inn Oakland Lake Merritt
2 out of 5
122 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA
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The price is $71 per night

Located in the heart of Oakland, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Oakland Museum of California, Jack London Square, and Oakland Convention Center. Oakland ...

2.4/5 (988 reviews)

"Nice and cheap :) i like it security at the entrance nice and safe"…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Oakland Lake Merritt
Golden Bear Inn
2.5 out of 5
1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA
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The price is $89 per night

Located in Northwest Berkeley, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley Marina, and Greek Theater. Golden Gate Fields ...

3.5/5Good! (51 reviews)

"I did like it the service, they were nice and helpful"…"

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Golden Bear Inn
Inn at Temescal
2 out of 5
3720 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
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The price is $89 per night

Located in Mosswood, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Lakeside Park and Garden Center, and Oakland Convention Center. ...

3.7/5Good! (354 reviews)

"This place has been updated nicely. Very clean. Love the wall art! The staff is amazing! I do wish they would add a mini fridge and microwave to the rooms. Overall great value for the cost!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Inn at Temescal
Motel 6 Oakland, CA - Embarcadero
2 out of 5
1801 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $101 per night

Located in East Peralta, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Oakland Museum of California, Jack London Square, and Oakland Convention Center. Oakland City Center ...

3.4/5 (565 reviews)

"It was amazing"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Motel 6 Oakland, CA - Embarcadero
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Berkeley
2 out of 5
1512 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
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The price is $109 per night

Located in Central Berkeley, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Berkeley Repertory Theater and Berkeley Community Theater. Habitot Children's Museum and ...

3.8/5Good! (375 reviews)

"It was clean and well kept quiet and friendly care takers nothing bad about it at all and Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Berkeley
Travelodge by Wyndham Berkeley
2 out of 5
1820 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
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The price is $94 per night

Located in Central Berkeley, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Telegraph Avenue, University of California, Berkeley, and Greek Theater. Berkeley Marina is ...

3.5/5Good! (990 reviews)

"Clean, clean , quiet, comfortable, well priced! Friendly staff, close to food places."…"

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Berkeley
Harris Motel
2 out of 5
10400 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA
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The price is $85 per night

Situated in Oakland, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dunsmuir House and Gardens and Oakland Zoo. RingCentral Coliseum and Oracle Arena are also within 6 ...

3.5/5Good! (187 reviews)

"Room was super clean. Hotel was quiet. Quaint cute little one story hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

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The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay
The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay
2.5 out of 5
68 Monarch Bay Dr, San Leandro, CA
The price is $108 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,574 reviews)

"Came to pick up a truck, we didn’t get to see much but great customer service both gentlemen at the service desk were friendly and welcoming. Hope to return once this pandemic is over to enjoy all that SFO has to offer. Thank you, R. Ramírez"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina
3.5 out of 5
200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley, CA
The price is $118 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,279 reviews)

"Everyone I encountered was friendly and professional. They had a great well though table for deliveries to help with social distancing. The food offerings were limited with the restaurant being closed but it’s understandable during this pandemic."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina
Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area
Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area
3 out of 5
5700 Bay Street, Emeryville, CA
The price is $152 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (973 reviews)

"Very clean, courteous staff but because of Covid no real meal selection or drinks after hours. 10AM is early to take away complimentary tea & coffee."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area
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Oakland Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 33 low-cost motels in Oakland among more than 322 hotels and other accommodations. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

Because you'll save on your room, you can enjoy more of what Oakland has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Oakland Museum of California, Jack London Square, and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

Fun fact: The first motels popped up in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the tired traveler taking a road trip along the major roadways of America. Motels often include free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool.

Here are some of Expedia customers' best-rated Oakland motels to choose from:

Americas Best Value Inn Berkeley San Francisco

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of San Francisco Bay and University of California, Berkeley.
  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Motel 6 Oakland Airport

  • An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.
  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Oracle Arena and Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Americas Best Value Inn Oakland Lake Merritt

  • Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Oakland Museum of California and Jack London Square.

Imperial Inn

  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of San Francisco Bay and Paramount Theatre.
  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like an LCD TV.

Motel 6 Hayward

  • Stay within a 20-minute drive of Oracle Arena and Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
  • Enjoy access to the free WiFi, laundry facilities, and 24-hour front desk.

What to Do in Oakland

While you're sightseeing, check out the great live music or simply enjoy the charming cafés. Visitors to Oakland love the opera.

Here are some popular places:

  • Oakland Museum of California
  • Jack London Square
  • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley
  • Tilden Regional Park
  • San Francisco Bay

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Oakland Zoo
  • Children's Fairyland
  • Golden Tee Golfland

Oakland is also popular for its:

  • Sports
  • Architecture

Best Time to Visit Oakland

Figure out the ideal time to visit Oakland by checking these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically September and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 65° F and nighttime temperatures average 44° F
  • April-June: 72° F is the daytime average and 49° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 74° F and nighttime averages are around 56° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 74° F during the day and 44° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 23.50 inches in a year

How to Get to Oakland and Around the Area

Oakland Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) Airport 7.1 mi (11.5 km)
Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) Airport 13 mi (20.9 km)
San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) Airport 14.6 mi (23.5 km)
12th St - Oakland City Center Station Metro Station 0.1 mi (0.1 km)
19th St Station Metro Station 0.2 mi (0.4 km)
Lake Merritt Station Metro Station 0.6 mi (1 km)
Oakland-Jack London Square Station Train Station 0.8 mi (1.2 km)
Emeryville Station Train Station 2.7 mi (4.3 km)
Berkeley Station Train Station 4.6 mi (7.3 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Oakland?
By saving on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Oakland. Not-to-be-missed sights include Jack London Square, Oracle Arena, and RingCentral Coliseum.
What are motels like?
At many motels, you’ll often find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool. When you stay at a motel property, you’ll usually access your room directly from the parking lot. The word “motel” was conceived in 1925 by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel in San Luis Obispo, California.
What are the best motels in Oakland?
Inn at Temescal: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Paramount Theatre and Fox Theater. Enjoy access to the free WiFi and free parking, as well as room amenities like a flat-screen TV. Vagabond Inn Executive Hayward: Free breakfast and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV. It’s located within a short 10-minute drive of Oracle Arena. Motel 6 Hayward, CA: Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Stay within a 20-minute drive of RingCentral Coliseum and California State University East Bay. Golden Bear Inn: You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of University of California, Berkeley and Berkeley Marina. A restaurant and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a coffee maker. Heritage Inn Express Hayward: Stay within a short 10-minute drive of Oracle Arena. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, along with in-room amenities like a flat-screen TV.
What things can I to do in Oakland?
Check out the area’s renowned opera and great live music while you’re sightseeing. People visiting Oakland speak highly of its cafés. Some popular places to visit include Jack London Square, Oracle Arena, and RingCentral Coliseum. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Tilden Regional Park, and Preservation Park. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Oakland Museum of California, Oakland Zoo, and Children’s Fairyland.
What's the weather like in Oakland?
The hottest months are usually September and August with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 53°F. Average annual rainfall for Oakland is 24 inches.
What's the best way to get around Oakland?
Fly into Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK), which is located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), which is 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away. Take advantage of metro transit at 12th Street/Oakland City Center Station, 19th St Station, and Lake Merritt Station.

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