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Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero

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Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed here just one night and reserved a non-smoking room. The first room we were offered (128) absolutely stank of stale cigarette smoke. We complained and were offered the only other "non-smoking" room they had left (229) and this also stank of stale cigarette smoke! We had no choice but to spend the night there. The lady in the...

2Thank Mustan B
Helix, OR
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We stay here fairly often when doing the Alameda Point Antiques Fair. Since we get in late and get up at 5 or earlier, it doesn't matter much about where we stay.... as long as it's clean. This place is worn, but clean. Somewhat odd neighborhood. Several extended stay places and lots of office buildings. The motel location is beautiful....

Thank Nancy D
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

I don't know where to start. I stay in hotels 250+ nights per year and I've never had an experience that the one I had at this hotel on July 5th 2013. The first room smelled like a wet dog, so they moved me. I had a man come and knock on my window to "borrow a few dollars" so...

1Thank ChuckMosher
Oakland, California
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Wi-fi costs $2.99 per day per devise. I have 2 devises and would have stayed 2 nights. They have a big sign that says "WI-FI HERE" which loured me in. Only after I paid and got to my room did I discover the paid wi-fi deal Every other hotel or motel I've ever stayed in has had free wi-fi.

1Thank saiprem
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 16 March 2013

this hotel needs a visit from hotel impossible! I would love to upload the pictures I took of the Nasty , dirty, Pubic hair infested bathtub, Smelly funk, but see picture below of dried puke all over the mattress foundation where you could see it had just dripped all down the side of the mattress and nothing was done to...

2Thank Thomas P
Clovis, California
Reviewed 11 February 2013

We were Emeryville and Oakland Sat. afternoon and deceided to stay the night. Just drove by and stopped. The lady at the desk was super nice. She gave us a room facing the water. Its a little dated but very clean. Yes I would stay there again, room rates excellent for the area.

Thank Terri800
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I enjoyed a 3-day stay here. My good sized room had a lovely water view. There is easy access to downtown Oakland. A pretty walkway directly accessible from the hotel leads along the waterfront, there is a fishing pier adjacent to the property and a good seafood restaurant within walking distance. I received a pleasant greeting upon checkin.

Thank cacadian
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We stayed at this motel for two nights. This motel was chosen due to very comfortable location for our plans to spend one day in San Francisco and after to go to Muir park and Napa Valley. Actually we were surprised for quiet location. Our rooms faced a harbor with a lot of small white yachts. In the sunset the...

Thank EglePov
Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2012

I needed to rest and saw a Motel 6 right on the harbor in Oakland. It looked so attractive, I could hardly believe my eyes (knowing the general low standard of this chain). However, I booked a 'room with a view' and it was gorgeous - overlooking a lawn, a vegetable garden and pretty sunflowers. The price was very reasonable....

Thank Melissa V
Covina, Ca
Reviewed 13 September 2012

This motel front desk, Ms. Chalet did not understood of Family Gathering. We booked two rooms 2 persons in each room and requested water front about 2 weeks advance through it's toll free. On Sept 7, 2012 I and my wife checked in at 10.0o AM. Gave the lady our name to find a reservation confirmation as we did not...

1Thank rnsupply

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel 6 Oakland - Embarcadero is located at I-880/Nimitz Freeway and within a mile of the Port of Oakland Marina. California's beaches are 4 miles away. Relax in our hot tub. Guest rooms are 100% non-smoking and Wi-Fi is available for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero

Address: 1801 Embarcadero, I-880/Nimitz Freeway at 16th & 23rd Avenues, Oakland, CA 94606
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $150 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero 2*
Number of rooms: 97
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Motel Six Oakland
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“When booking request a room in the back or on the dock side for a great view”
992amandaj, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from parties!”
KenandDoug, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a waterfront room. Nice view. However, be prepared for people hanging out and partying nearby.”
nancymO1274OM, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try for the water view on the 1st floor (no elevator)”
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dirkusm, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Check in early to get a water view”
talk2p, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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