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Coral Reef Inn & Suites

400 Park Street, Alameda, CA 94501
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked two nights here last month to give us a full day in San Francisco. From the picture on the advert you get the impression that you are on the seashore. You are not. The water shown is a pool. We booked a room with city views. We got a room with a view of the car park of... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 days while visiting. Room 230 is a suite only 2 floors here. No elevators, no jacuzzi tubs. 230 has full kitchen fridge microwave, dinning table, sliding glass opens to balcony that overlooks courtyard. Seperate bedroom large bed. 2 TV's with enough channels to keep you busy. Beach is under 5 min walk, bowling next door. Shopping center... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall the rooms are adequate for the price but the beds are very uncomfortable. Especially the couch beds. Definitely bring mattress pads. Older look and very old TV's. I think it's time for an upgrade! It's nice the room has a separate bedroom from the living room and kitchenette but the old carpet and run down paint take away from... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Coral Reef Inn needs painting and upgrade of furniture. If you can look past that, this is a lovely place to stay. The suite is very large: living room, dining area, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and a large balcony. Our balcony looked over the lagoon and it was a delightful place to sit in the early morning and when we returned... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We recently stayed three nights at this hotel and we were very disappointed with their housekeeping. The beds were made every day and the towels were changed (shower was never cleaned/rinsed), but that was it. The rooms have kitchenettes, but the counter and the dining table were never wiped clean. The floors were also not vacuumed. In other words, you... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Well, I'm going to have to echo what many of the other reviewers have said about this property. This motel has been around for at least 30 years, and it looks it. My family is from the area, and I spent my early childhood in Alameda and I remember this place from way back then. I stayed last weekend (I'm... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This was our second stay at the Coral Reef Inn. It's less expensive than other hotels in the area and in a nice area of Alameda, just a block away from Shore Drive and the SF Bay. The staff is friendly and tries to be helpful, Even though our room key didn't work until the last night, we found the... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

One a four day business trip I had several significant room maintenance issues including a heater that would only heat to 85 degrees or nothing and a first floor window that would not close. The ultimate service failure was my final night.....no one had serviced my room by 5 PM. The place isn't fancy, but it was extremely convenient to... More 

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Tainan, Taiwan
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

They mistakenly gave us a smoking room while we booked a non-smoking room. So the staff gave us a much bigger room in stead. The view of the lake is great! The room is ok. Everything is a little old, but I think it's acceptable overall. There's no elevator so if traveling with large luggage a room on the first... More 

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Camarillo, California
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I reviewed this hotel last year at around this time. I come up to Alameda often from Southern California to visit my family in Alameda. Since last year, I've stayed there another THREE times. I gave the hotel 5 stars last time, explaining all the problems, but pointing out all the big pluses as well. So here I am again.... More 

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