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Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland

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371 13th St, Between Franklin & Webster, Oakland, CA 94612
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My company tried to re-book me there and I told them I wouldn't go back. The front desk staff really try, but they have so much going against them. Parking, which costs extra, is next door in a secured lot that is not secure. I didn't feel safe walking to anywhere in the area. My room wasn't cleaned upon check... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, I was a little skeptical about the location as Oakland has a bad reputation. My worries were cleared soon after arrival and was very pleased with my stay. Rooms were small but equipped with all necessities. The halls were clean and breakfast was enjoyable. I'm glad I chose this hotel as it is a 15 minute train ride... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This room was booked for me while on an artistic venture. I was comforted too read positive reviews about it on trip advisor and attest my first night can confirm reviews. Rooms are a bit small but clean. Breakfast (complimentary) had a great amount of options. Location is perfect. Bathroom it's spacious and feels 4 star hotelish. Staff is very... More 

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ayalnesh C, General Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. Hope to see you soon, if there is anything we can do please call directly. General Manager More 

Orangevale, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here a few times when in the bay,mainly because of the location to Bart and China town and good restaurants too...place is stuck between pricey hotels and dumps....I believe this location is a bit over priced,but it is all about location,location,location...you can pay $100 or close to $300 a night elsewhere...rooms are very small,very clean,and a breakfast is... More 

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ayalnesh C, Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. We look forward to serving you next time you come to the Bay area. General Manager Ayalnesh Chanialew More 

Glendale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not going to lie. The rooms are not as large as some cheaper hotels. But for a downtown location, the price is good for the size of the room. Good for one person or a couple. The rooms are clean and neat. Furniture is adequate and the bed was comfortable. The hotel interior is well maintained and appeared freshly remodeled.... More 

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ayalnesh C, General Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We look forward to serve you in the future. Ayalnesh c GM More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

But outside that this hotel is well worth the money. Our room was clean an had clean towels and sheets. Staff was great and very professional. The only other downside would be the lack of free or cheaper parking (the hotel offers parking at the lot next door for $15, which seemed a bit pricy for leaving a car parked... More 

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ayalnesh C, General Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We hopeyou will consider staying with us if your visit brings you to the Bay Area. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

My room was small didn't get the room I reserved but after 10 hours of driving not complaining. The breakfast was marginalized. Refrigerator was in a very bad spot, parking should had been included in the reservation. Location is idea for riding the bart systems. The staff was very friendly in giving directions. As a frequent traveler I had stayed... More 

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ayalnesh C, General Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel. First I would like to apologize. We always have attendant at the front desk, being a small hotel we have limited staffing and we are able to offer competitive rate. Thank you for comment and we will work on our service. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I was in San Francisco for gay pride, and hotel prices in the city were insane. I discovered this hotel, not far away, easily accessible, at a fair price. The main attraction for me was the 4 minute walk to the BART station, and you can be in downtown San Francisco in minutes. It's also convenient if using Oakland airport,... More 

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ayalnesh C, General Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, it's a gift that we can work on. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My wife and two daughters stayed here on our visit to San Francisco from June 20-22. Our goal was to find a place that was close to a BART station and close to San Francisco for under $200/night and the Clarion delivered on all three of these points. Also, our room was quiet and the inside of the hotel felt... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I've stayed here before. This time was a better stay. Now there's a breakfast included which is pretty good. Though the rooms are small and the elevator feels a little rickety, those on short term business in Oakland might want to check this place out. Parking can be arranged by the front desk. And for those under their own power,... More 

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