Best Hotels in Oakland

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U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in Oakland based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that appear after ranked hotels are sorted by hotel class and then by user rating, as provided by TripAdvisor.

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    Waterfront Hotel, A Joie de Vivre Hotel
    Oakland, CA
    #1 in Best Hotels in Oakland
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1232 reviewsTripAdvisor (1232)

    The Waterfront Hotel offers guests brightly appointed accommodations that feature deep, bold blues and nautical themes perfectly suited to its bayside setting. All rooms at this Joie de Vivre property come fully equipped with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi access and sound-resistant windows, which help muffle the trains that occasionally run nearby. The hotel provides a complimentary wine and cheese hour on weekdays, and guests can enjoy northern Italian fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the in-house restaurant, Lungomare. More dining options are within walking distance along Jack London Square. Other on-site amenities include a heated pool and a fitness center. Self-parking is not available, but the property offers valet parking for a fee. Complimentary shuttles take guests to BART and downtown Oakland, California. Plus, with the San Francisco Bay Ferry and the Amtrak station both walkable from the hotel, and an endless array of attractions are available. Some recent visitors warn that the nearby trains can be noisy though.

    Oakland, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1232 reviewsTripAdvisor (1232)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Good Critic Rating
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    Oakland Marriott City Center
    Oakland, CA
    #2 in Best Hotels in Oakland
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 851 reviewsTripAdvisor (851)
    Free WiFi

    The Oakland Marriott City Center offers guests a modern twist on standard accommodations, and all rooms come equipped with spa-quality rain showers, minifridges and a flat-screen TVs. Other on-site amenities include a well-equipped gym, an outdoor pool and parking services, though drivers should note that both self-parking and valet parking incur a daily fee. Hungry travelers can visit the on-site Oak & Iron Restaurant and Bar for breakfast, lunch and dinner, which offers a menu of globally inspired dishes. Meanwhile, the many shops and restaurants of Jack London Square are within walking distance of this Marriott. Recent visitors loved that jaunts to downtown Oakland, California, or out to wine country are easy and convenient with a BART station across the street. What’s more, both an Amtrak station and the San Francisco Bay Ferry a short walk away. Keep in mind that Marriott Rewards members can accrue or redeem points by choosing to stay here.

    Oakland, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 851 reviewsTripAdvisor (851)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hilton Oakland Airport
    Oakland, CA
    #3 in Best Hotels in Oakland
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 1171 reviewsTripAdvisor (1171)
    Free WiFi

    Set on a 12-acre property, the Hilton Oakland Airport offers guests a business center, meeting rooms, an electric car charging station, a fitness room and a pool. Recent guests appreciated the complimentary airport shuttle, though some noted that the tired, drab rooms could use a modern makeover. The hotel’s guest rooms and suites offer flat-screen TVs, MP3 docking stations, coffee makers and work stations. When you get hungry, Amelia’s Cafe offers a breakfast buffet in a colorful atrium, while Earheart’s Tavern serves locally sourced American cuisine. In addition, Hilton Honors members may earn and redeem rewards by choosing to stay here.

    Oakland, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 1171 reviewsTripAdvisor (1171)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Executive Inn & Suites
    Oakland, CA
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1042 reviewsTripAdvisor (1042)
    Free WiFi

    Situated at the Embarcadero Cove waterfront, Executive Inn & Suites provides easy access to Oakland, California’s, business district and area attractions such as Jack London Square. Its 143 guest rooms and 19 suites all have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, minifridges, microwaves and laptop safes. Rooms facing the waterfront have balconies or patios. Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center and a 6,000 square foot conference center for meetings and events. The Lounge, the property’s on-site restaurant, serves food like steak and salmon for dinner. The hotel provides free continental breakfast, a complimentary airport shuttle service and free parking and electric car charging stations. Some visitors cite traffic noise on the city side of the property, while other note noise from the nearby Coast Guard station on the water side. AAA and AARP members can receive discounts here. 

    Oakland, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1042 reviewsTripAdvisor (1042)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Courtyard Oakland Airport
    Oakland, CA
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 323 reviewsTripAdvisor (323)
    Free WiFi

    Courtyard Oakland Airport, as its name indicates, is close to the Oakland International Airport in Oakland, California. Destinations like Oakland Aviation Museum, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and Oracle Arena are also not far away. All 156 rooms have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs and coffee makers. Amenities include a fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool and 1,000 square feet of space for meetings and events. The Bistro, the property’s on-site restaurant, serves breakfast (not complimentary) as well as dinner, wine and beer. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to the nearby airport. Parking is available for a fee, which some visitors find high. This Courtyard property’s bilingual staff (English and Spanish) is regarded as friendly. As a part of the Marriott family, Marriott Rewards members can earn and redeem points at this hotel.

    Oakland, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 323 reviewsTripAdvisor (323)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Courtyard Oakland Downtown
    Oakland, CA
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 311 reviewsTripAdvisor (311)
    Free WiFi

    Courtyard Oakland Downtown is in central Oakland, California not far from Jack London Square and Chinatown and one block from a BART subway station, providing easy access to San Francisco. The property sits across the street from the Oakland Convention Center. Its 162 rooms have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and coffee makers. The hotel’s amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, business center and 1,330 square feet of space for events and meetings. The Bistro, the property’s on-site restaurant, serves breakfast and dinner; many other dining options are nearby. The hotel provides valet parking (which some guests find pricy). This Courtyard is part of the Marriott family, which means that members of the Marriott Rewards program can earn and redeem points here. 

    Oakland, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 311 reviewsTripAdvisor (311)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oakland Airport
    Oakland, CA
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 306 reviewsTripAdvisor (306)
    Free WiFi

    Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oakland Airport has 146 rooms, including 21 suites, offering free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, microwaves and coffee makers. Amenities include a business center (open 24 hours), a fitness center (open noon to midnight) and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. This Holiday Inn hotel provides a shuttle service to the nearby airport (for free) and parking (for a fee). Like with other Holiday Inns, children age 18 and under stay free at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oakland Airport, and children 11 and under eat free at the on-site restaurant – in this case, the Diamonds Sports Bar & Grill, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some guests believe room rates are too high though. As part of the Intercontinental Hotels Group, members of the IHG Rewards Club can earn and redeem points here.

    Oakland, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 306 reviewsTripAdvisor (306)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront
    Oakland, CA
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1080 reviewsTripAdvisor (1080)
    Free WiFi

    Located at the Waterfront Estuary and near the Kaiser Convention Center and the Oakland Convention Center, Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront offers accommodations equipped for extended stays, some of which feature views of the water. It has both traditional hotel rooms and suites with separate living and sleeping areas and kitchenettes. All 132 options have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, minifridges, microwaves and coffee makers. On-site amenities include a business center, a fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool and a 24-hour convenience store. Though this Homewood Suite’s staff win accolades for friendliness, some visitors find the hotel’s maintenance somewhat lacking. The property provides complimentary breakfast and free parking. As a part of the Hilton family, Hilton Honors members can earn and redeem points at this hotel.

    Oakland, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1080 reviewsTripAdvisor (1080)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel
    Oakland, CA
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi
    Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel is a 3 star hotel located at 1717 Embarcadero in Oakland.
    Oakland, CA
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport
    Oakland, CA
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi
    Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport is a 3 star hotel located at 8400 Edes Avenue in Oakland.
    Oakland, CA
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi