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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed at this hotel June 24-June 30 and overall the stay was quite pleasant. The room was clean, the shower was hot each morning, and the breakfast was hot and filling. We enjoyed the fact that the hotel had a business center so we can print boarding passes quickly and easily. We took advantage of the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't believe they won an award in 2011 with trip advisor. They didn't clean our room until 7pm.....they checked us in to the hotel room before it was clean. The linens were constantly dirty. They wanted to charge $15 a night for parking at the lot next door that you could pay $5 a day for weekends. Crappy!!!Not impressed at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, May 14-16. The room was not very clean, the TV did not work, the ice machine had ice once in the 2 days we were there! The breakfast was not good at all, cold eggs, cold potatoes and even the fruit was not what I would want to take to our room! The telephone... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I stayed here for business for two nights and while the hotel was sufficient for my needs it did not exceed expectations. My rooms was incredibly small with only one window that looked into the air shaft and I could look directly into the room across the shaft. Thank goodness there wasn't anyone staying there or I could have literally... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Dirty mop bucket and mop in the creaky tiny elevator. One and half hours later, the mop was gone, but the dirty bucket was still there (see pics). Fitness room tiny and hot. There was a sign posted on the door saying to leave the door open. The first day I had to climb over a chair to get in.... More 

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