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Marriott Oakland City Center

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Monica, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently had to go to downtown Oakland for a couple of days and the people I was traveling wanted to stay here so I went along. I didn't have high expectations given it's in downtown Oakland. I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable. The only negative in the room was the tv system they... More

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the hotel and were able to explore nearby restaurants. We hope to see you again on your next visit! More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are nice and it is close to the BART. The positives end there. Had two rooms last weekend for family stay. King sized room was extremely small and took an inordinate amount of time to get rollaway after long flight and rollaway was extremely uncomfortable. Loud music in the bar. Lots of sports teams running around. Two elevators out... More

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I'm sorry to hear that your experience did not meet the standards that our guests have come to expect at our hotel. I will be sure to pass your comments along to our team. In regards to the Marriott Rewards points, please contact us directly so we can remedy this... More

FULLERTON
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for a few days for business. When my job booked the Marriott I thought "Oh boy this is going to be nice." The thrill is gone............... It's a decent hotel at best. If you're able to get a room above the 10th floor the views are nice. The lounge area is just... More

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We appreciate all guest feedback as it helps us continue to meet the high level of service our guests have come to expect. I will be sure to pass your comments along to our team. If you do find yourself in Oakland again in the future, we hope to see... More

Oakland, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure that individual travellers would have the same experience as we did. As conference-goers, our wifi and breakfast buffet were included in our room cost. Otherwise, it might seem like nickel and diming. Breakfast buffet is great --anything you could want plus made-to-order omelettes and waffles. And it's served until 11am which I appreciated. Wifi is free on... More

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you left tips for future guests about the free Broadway shuttle, Friday farmer's market outside the hotel and the BART nearby! If you stay with us again in the future, we do have packages that offer a savings on breakfast, parking and WiFi. Check our website or give us a call and we'd... More

Gig Harbor, WA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

City Center in any metropolitan city is expensive, difficult to access--this one is no exception. The only reason I can imagine staying in one is if attending a conference and getting conference rates. This Marriott has very small rooms which are well-appointed. The breakfast buffet is outstanding. Other meals are much too expensive--eat at nearby restaurants if you can. Staff... More

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast buffet and that you found our team to be friendly and efficient. I hope you had a great time in Oakland and we hope to see you again soon! More

Atlanta, GA
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272 reviews 272 reviews
49 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here a few times and for some reason I keep thinking it will get better. The rooms are small and very dated, for some reason it is not getting the necessary updates that a Marriott should be getting. The last time I was there I got a renovated coat closet, the room only had one full size... More

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I can assure you that we will share your comments with our team to make sure our hotel continues to meet the high standards of our guests. Thank you again for your feedback. More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

As usual staying at a Marriott is fantastic. Very clean rooms and quiet. Recommended to everyone interested in staying at the Marriott hotel in downtown Oakland. Very friendly staff members too. We will book again soon :)

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. I'm glad that you found our team to be friendly and that your room was clean and quiet. We know how important these qualities are in a hotel - and we love hearing that we're meeting our guests expectations. Thanks again for your review. We hope to see you again soon! More

Claremont, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was my first time at the Marriott City Center in Oakland, and I must say, I was very pleased. Yes, people have complained about the surrounding area of the hotel, but the hotel itself was very nice. Staff - In my opinion, everything starts with the valet. When he/she asks if it is my first time at the hotel,... More

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. You provided great feedback and I will be sure to pass your comments along to our team. I'm glad to hear that you were welcomed to our hotel with great customer service upon arrival and check-in. We hold our team to high standards to make sure guests experience the quality... More

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Great cozy and active bar. Good food put out of the kitchen. The dishes with the gluten-free pasta from Berkley was killer! Very friendly and accomodating. Employees really seem to like working here..

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed Level Two Restaurant and Twelve Bar. Our Executive Chef takes great pride in his dishes and uses many local ingredients throughout the menu. Our pasta is from The Pasta Shop in Berkeley - worth a visit if you're looking for a local souvenir! Thanks again for the great review and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

My family has a reunion every two years and this time it was held in Oakland. There were 37 of us from St. Louis and others from all over the country. There was also a large religious convention being held there at the same time. Overall a great stay. Even with the size of our family reunion and the large... More

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April D, Front Office Manager at Marriott Oakland City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay! I'm glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed our hotel. Our location is great for exploring San Francisco and the rest of the East Bay, especially on a scenic ferry ride! I hope everyone had a great time at the reunion and we hope to see you again... More

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Address: 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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Location: United States > California > Oakland
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Marriott Oakland City Center 3.5*
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Oakland Marriott City Center offers commanding views of Lake Merritt, Berkeley Marina, the bay and skyline of San Francisco, and both the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges. Centrally located the hotel is convenient to all Bay Area attractions including Napa and Sonoma Wine Country, the East Bay and Berkeley. Downtown San Francisco is just 12 minutes via the local subway system (BART). ... more   less 
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