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Inn at Temescal

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Noisy intersection. Gritty neighborhood. Minimal services -- not even a check-in office (it's a poorly marked pass-through window -- imagine a movie-theater). Okay, a doable walk to vibrant Temescal area BUT our host's car window was smashed during dinner there: the take-away is to park only along well-lit, busy streets. Inn is convenient to a BART station. Our room was...

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Hi Tucker, Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback! I'm glad to read that you found the room clean and the location very accessible to transit and Temescal. I'd like to note that we do have a check-in office and I am looking into why that did not happen for you. I'm sorry to read that you...

Culver City, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a find in Oakland! The Inn is a beautifully remodeled traditional motel style property that I would 100% stay at again in a heartbeat. Nick is an awesome host who helped me out multiple times with recommendations and small favors such as printing out my ferry ticket when I read the fine print and noticed it said I had...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this property while attending a conference nearby. The property manager Nick was extremely helpful and inviting from arrival to my departure. He was informative and prompt with request. If Nick didn't know the answer to a question, he found out and followed up. This is a rarity in customer service at times so he's awesome in that...

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Thank you Viergela L, I appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback online! I'm glad you found our rooms clean/comfortable and were able to take advantage of our very central location in the Bay! I have heard about the Oakland Social club but haven't been yet, however, I'll need to put it on the top of my list...

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Clean, comfortable room with very friendly service. A minimum of housekeeping services, the first night we were there the only indication that someone had serviced the room was the coffee was replaced. But since we had only used one of the creamers in the two packet creamer, we were not given a new one. And, there was only one hook...

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Hello Martin, Thanks for leaving the Inn feedback online! I'll make sure that your feedback about shower hooks and towel racks is looked into, we strive to improve everyday thanks to feedback like yours! I'm also happy to read you were able to try some of the excellent restaurants within walking distance from the hotel. We'd love to see you...

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Room was nice and clean, comfortable bed, two blocks from bart. No vending machines but next door to a mini convenience store. Nicholas was helpful but they do not accept cash as payment. Next door to a Carl's Jr.

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Hello Kente, I'm happy to read that you found our rooms clean and comfortable and were able to utilize the market next door. We'd love to see you on your next visit! Thanks! -Nick (General Manager)

Thirsk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at the Inn, very comfortable bed and clean bedroom and bathroom. Super helpful staff and in a great location. Maybe not the quietest spot to stay but so central for a short walk to great bars and restaurants. I'll definitely stay again.

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Fantinos2014, Thank you for taking time out of your day to leave a review! I'm happy to read that you found our staff helpful and had the opportunity to check out some of the many great North Oakland dining options nearby. We'll be ready for your next stay in Oakland! Thanks! - Nick (General Manager)

Hazelwood, Missouri
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have stayed here 2x and both experiences were amazing. For being new comers to the City of Oakland, the area of Temescal is up and coming. It reminds me of being back home in some of the trendy areas here in St. Louis, like Tower Grove Park neighbourhoods. The rooms were modern and up to date....

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Tyler G, I'm happy to read that the staff was friendly and that you discovered the great thing about our central location, no car 🚗 needed! It's easy to get around without a car -MacArthur BART Station is just one block away for easy access to San Francisco & Downtown Oakland/Lake Merritt are just a little under 1.5mi away. Also,...

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I spent 4 nights at the Inn at Temescal. Room was clean and bed comfy. Location was perfect. Walking distance to BART and restaurants on Telegraph. Easy access to downtown Oakland. Parking right outside your room for free!!! Nick, the manager was incredibly friendly, helpful and just a pleasure to talk with(we tried to solve the world's problems but I...

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

tonerkin, Thank you for your positive feedback! I'm glad that you were able to take advantage of our close proximity to great food and easy public transit. I also enjoyed our "Summit of Ideas" breakout session during check-in :-) , I think we both can agree, it's going to take more than one Summit to tackle all the issues out...

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Inn at Temescal for 6 nights while visiting our daughter who lives nearby. The location was great, rooms clean, lovely and well appointed. The manager could not have been nicer or more helpful whenever we needed anything. We will be back.

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, I'm so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay during your family visit. We will be ready for your next trip out to Oakland! Thanks! -Nick (General Manager)

Reviewed 7 February 2017

Place was nice, clean and a good price close to the bart train and there are places to eat within walking distance. Staff very friendly Its a affordable place to stay but still close to San Francisco only a 15 min or so ride on the bart. Room had a small fridge which was nice feature and in room coffee...

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Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Hi Michele, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel! I'm happy to read that you found our staff friendly and enjoyed our clean rooms. Next time you in Oakland or San Francisco we would love to have you back! Thanks - Nick (General Manager)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 15 minutes from Downtown San Francisco, Inn at Temescal provides comfortable accommodations in the heart of Oakland's flourishing restaurant scene. Enjoy close proximity near the historic Paramount and Fox Theatres of Oakland, Jack London Square, the Oakland Zoo and UC Berkeley. We're also only two short blocks away from a major BART subway connection point to anywhere in the SF Bay Area and only 1.5 miles away from the Crown Jewel of Oakland, Lake Merritt. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn at Temescal

Address: 3720 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2418 (Formerly Regency Inn Oakland)
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: ₹ 9,526 - ₹ 14,905 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Inn at Temescal 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“go to the Oakland Social Club,dont hesitate to consult the awesome property Manager, Nick”
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