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St Louis
Reviewed 21 September 2012

This hotel is located in Oakland, and it is like night and day compared to San Francisco. In a bad way. However, this hotel is clean and well maintained. It was a pleasant stay but each morning I was worried that our car had been broken into. If this hotel had secure parking available, it would be perfect. It is...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 September 2012

This hotel was what we hoped for. Our romantic getaway to San Francisco was tempered by financial constraints. We enjoyed the comfy bed, couch, and most importantly, a big soaking bath tub (with jets) after walking around SF all day. Staff was friendly & helpful. A good deal overall. We were willing to add ~30 min to our daily travel...

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One World
Reviewed 30 August 2012

The staff was ultra professional and warm. The housekeeper was very respectful and even seemed to take special care with replenishing the items I used the most. I was visiting for both business and pleasure, and my other accommodations fell through at the last minute. The room was comfortable. It was small, but that's what one should expect from an...

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ayalnesh C, Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind recommendation. I'm delighted to know your housekeeper took special care of you. We all work hard to make sure our guests enjoy a pleasant and comfortable stay. Hope to see you again the next time you're in the Bay Area! All the best, Ayu, General Manager

Moorpark, California
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We took a spur of the moment weekend trip up north from the Los Angeles area. Our plans involved flying up on Saturday and then taking the train back on Sunday. So - with BART opening their doors at 8:00 am, our train at 8:50 am, and the fact that we didn't have a car for this trip, staying in...

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Thank randchap
Seattle
Reviewed 16 August 2012

We had originally planned on staying at the Oakland Clarion for four nights but began looking for alternate accommodations only hours after checking in.  The good: The room was spacious and clean. The linens were clean and high quality. The staff was friendly, extremely helpful and very personable. The not so good: Internet access. While the hotel did offer wireless...

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Thank Glitterati2006
california
Reviewed 7 August 2012

I was trying to save some time and money since I was doing work in the area and didn't want to drive all the way home. Big mistake. This stay cost me about $220 in addition to the hotel cost to repair the broken window caused by a vandal in the parking lot next to the hotel. The vandal broke...

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Thank cadagility
Reviewed 5 August 2012

Do not stay here. I had to sweep the glass from under my wheels because of the two cars on either side of me that got broken into. This was not counting the broken glass that I saw on the floor the day before. I'm just lucky that I had nothing of value in plain sight in my car. The...

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Thank derekpgregory
california
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Smack in the middle of downtown Oakland, this hotel is an older building in a questionable area. The hotel is very clean and quiet. The rooms are smaller than normal due to the age of the building. It still has all the imenities you would expect at any other Clarion. There is no parking at the hotel itself. You have...

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Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 28 June 2012

A horror story in a scary neighborhood - You have never seen a room so tiny - no room for a even a small desk with a drawer, let alone a simple chest of drawers. No fresh air or view from the pathetic window without listening to a large and loud central air conditioning system. And the TV was snowy....

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2Thank Murray S
San Diego
Reviewed 25 June 2012

Very comfortable rooms that have recently been updated which made for a good deal. Only a block away from Bart, this hotel is 10 minutes from downtown SF. Great asian restaurants all around especially for dim sum in chinatown. If you want an affordable place but updated place to stay that is quiet and clean then this is perfect. Nothing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel is within walking distance to the Oakland Convention Center, BART Station, 8 miles from the Oracle Arena & Oakland Coliseum, City Hall, Federal Building, Alameda County Court House. 8 miles from Oakland International Airport (Take Bart from Airport to Hotel). Take Bart from Hotel to San Francisco.We have added parking, overnight rate $15. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland

Address: 371 13th St, Between Franklin & Webster, Oakland, CA 94612
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: ₹ 7,231 - ₹ 13,166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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“It can be noisy at night, maybe check out the room and see if you have a window facing street. Sometimes people yell outside!”
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“The Golden Lotus restaurant across the way has a really good lunch buffet!”
  • The little window that looks into the neighboring hotel room
  • Decent upgrades, provided tons of towels
  • Typical toiletries - also included lotion. Other complimentary toiletries available at the desk
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