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Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero

2.0 of 5 1801 Embarcadero, I-880/Nimitz Freeway at 16th & 23rd Avenues, Oakland, CA 94606
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only learned after our stay, that this area is not the best in the SF area, with crime more abundant then elsewhere. Had we known that, we probably would've passed on this motel. Glad we didn't. The location is fantastic, right on the waterfront. We could see the bay from our window. Had breakfas right by the water. Great.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was horrible! The check-in guy was rude and not helpful. Their credit card machine didn't work and I had to pay cash. The room was tiny and noisy. Bed was horrible. There was all kinds of police activity all night and folks were running from room to room. Drug deals and hookers galore! Wouldn't stay there again if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Staying at a Motel 6 is never a first choice, but in this case, it is a good choice. It is more expensive than most Motel 6's, they do charge for extras. This is the kicker, it has always been clean, it is on the dock and a great view and wonderful places to walk. You can see Treasure Island... More 

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Ventura, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

They charge for a microwave and fridge, charge per night for wifi, charge a fee for incidentals and claim that they are the cheapest motel in the area. This is before they mention all of the fees. $89 a night quickly turns into $115 if you want the things that most hotels give you for free. The walls are paper-thin,... More 

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Busy weekend and all other hotels were full. Happy to have made reservations here. Rooms have been upgraded nicely. Very clean and accommodating. The walkways, stairs and balconies could use some power steam cleaning. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We walked approximately 1/2 mile South for a place to dine and in the a.m. walked 1/2 mile north... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We stayed here because they are pet friendly which we appreciate. The rooms are in serious need of upgrades, which 'I think' they are doing on the centre block. We took ALL of our stuff out of our car. Cops were there one morning, we were there for 3 nights. Staff at check were nice. Our first night we were... More 

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear KenandDoug - We thank you for recognizing our friendly staff; however, we sincerely apologize for the negative experience you had during your recent stay. The safety concerns and noise issues you described are not consistent with our standards for quality at Motel 6, and we encourage you to contact our guest relations department so they can address these issues... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Got to this hotel after all the other hotels in SF were booked, not a safest place to be. Other than that the WIFI didn't work even though I paid for and the rooms bathroom door was so crooked I couldn't close it so much

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Motel6, Guest Relations Manager at Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Ofir H, Thank you for taking time to post your review. Please contact our guest relations department so they can have a record of your experience to help us provide you with better service in the future: 1-800-577-3435. More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Got to the hotel at 1030 pm, stopped by security guard who then watched us closely ensuring that we were actual customers, all the luggage we had notwithstanding. Once in the room we didnt leave until sun up in morning. But we did watch out the room window as the cops ran the dogs thru the rooms looking for drugs.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

I pay 90 dollars for a room and no shampoo.... The front desk lady barely spoke English, creeps in the parking lot and throughout the hotel grounds.. Bed was like something they found on the alley. Very low water pressure.. I won't stay again.. If no other hotels nearby are available, stay at the Best Western Plus, Oakland Airport....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Its motel 6. Room was clean and the rates are reasonable. Close to freeway and anywhere you need to go. There is security onsite which some people would think that was not a good place to stay but they were very nice and very watchful so it made me feel safe. Has a nice pool and was clean.

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Address: 1801 Embarcadero, I-880/Nimitz Freeway at 16th & 23rd Avenues, Oakland, CA 94606
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero 2*
Number of rooms: 97
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Motel Six Oakland
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