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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ivan checked us in with great customer service and helped us with suggestions for our stay. He even helped bring out bags upstairs! The rooms are small, but very clean. Great shower and hairdryer. The BART is really close for easy transit into SF!

Thank kmanderson888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nicely renovated rooms. Ivan the Concierge is wonderful. Adequate room to park our 22 foot RV inside a fenced lot right next to our room. Good wifi. Four stars based on its simplicity, no lobby or food, but rooms are very modern, clean and fresh.

Thank David K
Ripon, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IVAN is the best really helpful, my mother in law got a room for me and hubby. But when I got there I had my sister with me. So Ivan help us to change a room with two bed. It has been a long night special my oldest son is in the Oakland hospital, 4 minutes away down the street....

Thank torresrosa
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend! Stayed one night to get into SF early the next morning. Good location near Temescal business district which is a mile or so north on Telegraph Ave- great dining options there. Was refreshingly convenient to be able to park just outside of our room when we got back from dinner. Ivan at reception was a pleasure to interact...

1Thank ottodemo
San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely loved this little, small hotel. We didn't rent a car and were able to walk to and from the BART, which was about a five minute walk. We were greeted by Ivan, who helped us with everything we needed to know and was very welcoming! As soon as we walked in, my friend and I were very impressed...

2Thank omgitskuni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean nice rooms, but had two sleepless nights over the weekend. Starting with Friday night, roaring Harleys, ambulances every five minutes and nonstop traffic of 18 wheelers on the freeway nearby, we kept hoping the noise would stop by early morning, but it kept going. Saturday night was even worse. To add more to it, the room has a see-through...

1Thank Alfa_buff
Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great option if you are traveling for business and need a reasonably priced hotel. The room was clean, recently renovated, comfortable and parking was free. No frills, but the perfect option if you need a comfortable place to stay. Staff was very friendly.

Thank Sabrina S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the second time I've stayed in this little hotel this year, March and October. It has all the "basics" that I need: free wifi and free parking. The place is very clean, simple but clean. Staff is friendly and helpful, Ivan checked us in and Nick helped with fixing the remote for the TV. Affordable, walking distance to...

1Thank Betty T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

From the moment we were checked in and Ivan R carried out bags to our room we knew we were not in an ordinary motel( yes bags taken to your room in a motel!). Room was spacious with more than ample drawer and hanging space. The table and chairs (as well as desk) and good wifi connection made it just...

Thank PermaForenner
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The rooms are basic, clean, and updated. The hotel is however, in a very bad location. The staff are very friendly. No fridge or frills in room. Would not stay here again due to poor location. I was here for work and those I work with in the bay area said the neighborhood is not safe.

Thank kimc0486
Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

kimc0486, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. I'm happy to read that you found the rooms clean and our staff friendly. Additionally, I'm happy to announce that we have installed new mini-fridges in all of our rooms! I'm sorry that you found the area to not be safe. As an 8 year resident of the neighborhood...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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 Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609 (Formerly Regency Inn Oakland)
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $171 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Inn at Temescal 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Oakland
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“207-206 are out of the street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles davidkX2519UT, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to have any room but the corner room upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles karensA9749TV, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great staff! Eddie helped us out.”
 of 5 bubbles khalilaht2016, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed second floor, road side. It was quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles sandlnick, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“First level is best for luggage etc and you can park in front of your room.”
 of 5 bubbles JohjnT, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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