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The Inn at Jack London Square

3.0 of 5 233 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: The location is wonderful, right next to Jack London Square. The area seems safe. Cons: The main elevator does not work. The other elevator is the slowest one I have been in. The room was not clean. There is no central air conditioning/heating. The restroom was dirty looking. One hears random flushing sounds. The TV remote control was sticky.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying in San Francisco, we were looking for a safe, quiet and clean hotel for a last night before heading out on the Amtrak. We arrived and the first thing that hit us was the smell of the bedroom. So fresh. I say this after staying somewhere less than salubrious in the nights before :) The hotel was well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After I ran screaming from the Jack London Inn which is right ON TOP of the railroad tracks and rated the 2nd dirtiest hotel in America, I checked in to the Inn at JLS. Worlds apart. Clean, updated, quiet. I checked in on Christmas day and stayed for 3 days. In the room were two comfortable queen beds with fresh... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My son and I stayed here and were not very impressed. The front desk girl was very polite but apart from that not a fantastic place to stay at. Very outdated, mattress was stained, stunk of old cigar and the front door would not open. If your looking for a one night stay and don't care about the condition of... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I booked this and payed in full amoutn, based on the pictures on the internet. When I got there, my room was disgusting, the bed sheets smelled and were dirty. The tv was old and out dated. The were no refrigirators in the rooms and the carpet was filthy. I asked to see a better room. It turned out to... More 

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MomiGM, General Manager at The Inn at Jack London Square, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves in providing a clean and welcoming facility to all of our guests. Our rooms are cleaned daily , refrigerator are not a standard feature in our rooms but are available upon request. The pictures posted are all authentic and represent our sleeping accommodations, All of our rooms with no exception have flat... More 

Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Was needing a room close to the Amtrak Station for travel the next day and stumbled across the Inn at Jack London. What a pleasant surprise after spending several nights in San Francisco. Our room was clean, tidy and well presented and the staff were welcoming and made our family feel comfortable. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble including... More 

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MomiGM, Manager at The Inn at Jack London Square, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments . I am pleased to hear you found the front desk staff to be welcoming and the facility to be clean and comfortable . We hope to have the pleasure of hosting you and your family in the near future. More 

Manchester, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was subjected to a night in this hotel by the company that I work for, if it were not for certain circumstances I would have not even stayed one night. The hotel is old and even though it might have been updated, it is still of very low quality. The rooms have an old musty smell that the staff... More 

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MomiGM, Owner at The Inn at Jack London Square, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves with our service and facility. We will take all steps necessary to correct any of the issues you have experienced while staying at our hotel. As far a the train and the car noise you have experienced, we have taken all necessary steps to minimized the noise and installed triple pane windows.... More 

Redding, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Check in was went well and the front desk staff had several good recommendations for dinner since this was my first stay in Oakland. The room was okay carpet looked new but the bathroom needed some updating. Bed was comfortable and amenities standard. I had a city view room that faced the train tracks a block away so sleep was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Phoned and got a last minute reservation (1.5 hours before arrival) for $139 +tax (better than internet rate) on a Friday nite. Quick friendly check-in. It's Oakland not Hawaii. It's an "Inn" not a resort. So relax and don't expect much. You're paying for the location at Jack London Square (near the waterfront). Lot's of nightlife around. Lot's of eateries.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I chose this hotel because it was close to the train station and relatively cheap for the area. It's fairly clean, but the furnishings and the general atmosphere are kind of run down and cheap. I was only here long enough to sleep and shower. For that it was fine. I don't think I'd want to spend any more time... More 

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Address: 233 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn at Jack London Square 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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