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Pittsburgh
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location - right by the Jack London Square district, ferry to San Fran, and few blocks from BART. Staff very nice. Room was clean but otherwise blah and Internet access bad. I'd stay there again but not my first choice.

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Bigfork, Montana
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right in the heart of Jack London Square, one block from entertainment, dining, bars & more! Comfortable, clean rooms. Professional staff, covered parking, great location! We will stay there every time we travel to Oakland!

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MomiGM, Manager at Z Hotel Jack London Square, responded to this review

Hi Judi - Thank you for choosing us when staying in Oakland. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, Momi More 

Santa Clara, California
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82 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting the Oakland area? Your choices are either stay at a pricey hotel or a flea bag motel, not much in between. Good thing there's this place. Great location, just a couple blocks from Jack London Square. No frills but it's clean & comfortable. Parking is available on site for $20/night. It's currently under construction so upgrades coming soon! Reasonable... More 

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MomiGM, Manager at Z Hotel Jack London Square, responded to this review

Hello JeepneyGirl - Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, Momi More 

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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We always stay here when in Oakland. Room are clean and comfortable. However, the construction is a major nuisance. Waking up at 5am on a Sunday to a man outside my window on a scaffold and plastic over my window was too much. Not to mention the elevator and lobby issues. The truth is I really want to recommend this... More 

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MomiGM, Manager at Z Hotel Jack London Square, responded to this review

Hello DominiqueKaran - Thank you for choosing to stay with us when visiting Oakland. So sorry for the construction, hope to see you again when it's complete. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, Momi More 

Puyallup, Washington
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131 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting Alameda or Oakland, this gem of a hotel is a good option. It's walkable to the waterfront at Jack London Square, and there are plenty of excellent restaurants and cute bars to visit. The Buttercup next door is a favorite breakfast spot of mine. They're currently doing some construction, but I look forward to going again when... More 

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MomiGM, Manager at Z Hotel Jack London Square, responded to this review

Hello Raingal7 - Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the surrounding area. See you again on your next visit! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, Momi More 

california
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We came into town last minute and was able to get a room for a reasonable price. We always stay here when we go to San Francisco, since catching the ferry right down the way is so easy. Lots of restaurants nearby. Front desk staff was friendly, room was clean, kids love the pool. It was under construction but we... More 

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MomiGM, Manager at Z Hotel Jack London Square, responded to this review

Hello pescas - Thank you for choosing us as your place to stay when in town. See you again on your next trip. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, Momi More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a nice hotel and fair price in San Francisco but everything was either full or too expensive so we came to Oakland and stayed at this hotel and was very satisfied. Was in a good location where there's was restaurants in every corner , location was not too shady and had a pleasant experience overall at the... More 

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MomiGM, Manager at Z Hotel Jack London Square, responded to this review

Hello Julguitar - Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again on your next trip. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, Momi More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

On arrival the location was under reconstruction, it looked nothing liked an pictures on Hotel.com. I had prepaid and found out that they we taking walkin's at $30.00 less a night than I had paid. The lift didn't work properly and the first night stopped working all together. The rooms are old and in need of updating, again not like... More 

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Milano
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51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

In the middle of the beautiful Oakland, near the Bart station that connects you with San Francisco in few minutes. Lot of restairant all around, really close the jack london square. The hotel is simple and quite old but clean and useful. Good place to stay in.

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MomiGM, Manager at Z Hotel Jack London Square, responded to this review

Hello Matteo80MI - Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the surrounding activities. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, Momi More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Older motel, but nicely renovated. Clean rooms, comfy beds and a nice pool area. Amtrak line is close by and the trains hoot as they go through town. A nice mellow sound which surprisingly doesn't wake you up during the night.

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MomiGM, Manager at Z Hotel Jack London Square, responded to this review

Hello DrDolittle1 - Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the amenities. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, Momi More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Z Hotel, located in the heart of Jack London Square puts this boutique hotel in sync with the new Oakland vibe... "One of the coolest cities in America." The hotel offers first-class hospitality and an array of amenities. First on the list of amenities is Oakland's extraordinary climate... ranked #1 in America. With relatively cool summers, warm winters and little rain, you can get out almost anytime of any day. Second, on the list, is the walk ability of the neighborhood. And walk around you should... there are dozens of things to see and do. The Z's unique location puts you within walking distance of: The waterfront, marina, open spaces , bike trails, sailing, paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking and rowing. 50+ restaurants, coffee houses, bars, beer gardens and urban wineries. Convention Center, Business District, Historic Old Oakland, City Center, Chinatown. Nightlife, live music, theater, movies, galleries and more. Free Broadway Bus Shuttle, San Francisco Ferry, BART, Amtrak Train and the A C Transit The Z... easy to remember, hard to forget! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Z Hotel Jack London Square

Address: 233 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-3802 (Formerly The Inn at Jack London Square)
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $191 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Z Hotel Jack London Square 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
The Inn At Jack London Square Hotel Oakland
Hotel At Jack London Square
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“Avoid rooms that face the train”
 of 5 bubbles 796judie, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dont go here”
 of 5 bubbles Steveb9887, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Interior rooms were facing pool were quietest of our group, good food choices are within easy, short walk to property.”
 of 5 bubbles 448michaelr, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“choose a renovated room, assuming there is one”
 of 5 bubbles rhodeweary, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a top floor. Avoid connecting rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles LGWATL, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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