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Oakland Marriott City Center

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel 3 times in 2016 and has really good location to Oakland and the SF Embarcadero area. The service is always great and has been upgraded recently with a new concierge lounge and other restaurants. It's right by the BART 12th St. City center stop in Oakland (2 stops past Embarcadero on Richmond and Pittsburgh...

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Erwin K, We are so happy to hear that we hosted you three times in 2016, and that each time you really enjoyed your stay with us, and that our location played a big part in why you liked our hotel so much! Thanks for sharing how well taken care of you are when staying with us, and that...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most outstanding feature of the Oakland Marriott City Center is that it is directly across the street from the 12 St. Oakland BART station. It's an easy ride to downtown San Francisco - even to the airport! As a Platinum Elite member, I do have a couple of complaints, though: no free water in the room, and the Club...

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Thank Gerson S
Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Gerson S, It is great to hear that our location was a real plus for you, making it very easy to get San Francisco using the BART Transportation system, and also making it very affordable to stay in the Bay Area! We thank you for your loyalty to Marriott properties, and for being a Platinum Elite Member, and appreciate...

Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a first class hotel in the heart of Oakland. Bart is on the next block and gets you anywhere in the Bay Area in minutes. Downtown SF is 15 minutes away. No club but a good restaurant and other good dining options within 2 blocks. Classic Marriott rooms. Many with excellent views. I had #2001. Corner King with...

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear dpsaz, We are happy to know that our location was a big plus in your stay here at the hotel, and to hear that you enjoyed our hotel overall! We are glad that our location worked well for dining choices, a quick ride on the BART Transportation system to San Francisco, and also for wonderful views! Thanks for sharing...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My company has this place listed in their selection for stays while in Oakland on business. It's very convenient to downtown Oakland and my office when I'm visiting Oakland. They've just completed a huge renovation and it's fresh and on point for the location with it's themes and color selections. The rooms are very comfortable and have views out to...

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Tony M, We are happy to know that our great location, and your well appointed, newly renovated room accommodations were just a couple of the reasons you enjoyed your stay with us! Thanks for sharing that you were well taken care of by our helpful and efficient staff, and that you were pleased overall with our hotel, and your...

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Stayed 4 nights in a high floor bay view room. Since the weather was fantastic, we could even see the Golden Gate bridge from the room. The room itself is modern and beautiful, with a nice bathroom, but what modern room today comes without a safe in it? Also, I'm not a big fan of connecting rooms, as the door...

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Jongeli, Thanks for sharing that great views, and our newly renovated rooms made for an enjoyable, good stay with us! We are happy to know that our location worked great to ride the BART Transportation into San Francisco, and that you were able to enjoy the Jack London Square area, offering many shopping and dining options! We are glad...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel has had a very big redo. The hotel is beautiful with an urban feel. It's a great location. The room had a huge smart tv. You can access your Netflix. Bathroom had nice amenities. Beds super comfy. Heath Club on property as well. The hotel restaurant was very tasty a bit expensive and $5 for a soda was...

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Leasha50, Thank you so much for telling us how much you enjoyed your stay here and for recognizing our recent renovation! With regard to our pricing, since we are in the heart of Oakland, our pricing is indeed competitive with other full-service hotels which offer the same great location and amenities; however, if we were not able to demonstrate...

Boerne, Texas
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located next to the Oakland convention center. The staff are friendly and the rooms are good. Rather than a concierge room, this hotel has the M Club located on the second level. I must say that Zak who runs the club room during the evenings is top notch and one of the nicest and most energetic Marriott...

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Curt S, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of our hotel and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and really found our M Club Lounge to have a nice vibe. We will be sure to pass your kudos along to Zak. We appreciate your feedback about our new Fresh Bites meal service...

Denver
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This hotel connects to the convention center and is convenient to BART, downtown offices, bars/restaurants, and the farmer's market on Friday. The front desk and bell staff were friendly, welcoming, and helpful. Large rooms looked recently updated, with big flatscreen TVs and comfortable beds. I wish I had thought to bring a swimsuit for the pool. I had a view...

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear MileHighMe, Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay with us, really liking our location making it easy to access the BART Transportation system, take advantage of restaurants close by for dining, and even enjoying the Farmers Market! We are glad you were very pleased with your newly renovated room accommodations, offering comfortable bedding, great views,...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Stayed here for a few days in July. Room was spacious and had great views from two windows (see picture). The staff was polite. The pool was relaxing. The breakfast was decent. The hotel is in a great location with lots of little restaurants nearby.

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Dharam K, It is great to hear that you had a very pleasant stay with us in July, and that you were very pleased with our location not only for the beautiful views, but also for easy access to shopping and dining options nearby! We are happy to know that our staff took great care of you, and that...

New York, NY
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Oakland's largest hotel with full services, and connected to the Convention Center, is easily the city's best hostelry. Upper floor rooms, mostly newly renovated, command sweeping views of Oakland, the harbor and larger bay area. Rooms are quiet. Hotel service is highly attentive, rooms are spacious and well decorated, and guest amenities abound. Even the radio was great, but beware...

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Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear CountyGent, Many guests love to stay at our hotel because of our close proximity to the San Francisco area, and also the downtown Oakland area, especially being able to access the BART Transportation system to get into the city and airport quickly. We are glad you were very pleased with your newly renovated, quiet room accommodations, offering great views,...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oakland Marriott City Center offers commanding views of Lake Merritt, Berkeley Marina, the bay and skyline of San Francisco, and both the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges. Centrally located the hotel is convenient to all Bay Area attractions including Napa and Sonoma Wine Country, the East Bay and Berkeley. Downtown San Francisco is just 12 minutes via the local subway system (BART). Additional parking fees: Valet: $40 Self-Parking $35 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oakland Marriott City Center

Address: 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-4019
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $194 - $538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Oakland Marriott City Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 489
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Also Known As:
Marriott Oakland City Hotel Oakland
Oakland Marriott
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Oakland
#9 Business Hotel in Oakland
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“Higher floors are better”
 of 5 bubbles erwink909, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Floors above 10 should have good views”
 of 5 bubbles dpsaz, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid corner rooms with tiny bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Jongeli, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms that adjoin another room”
 of 5 bubbles CountyGent, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for either a Bay or city view depending which you'd prefer”
 of 5 bubbles 298DanielE, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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