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Marriott Oakland City Center

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was brought in by a client who arranged for me to stay at the Marriott. Every time I as dropped off there the cab or car service had a hard time finding it on their GPS. The lobby is nice and the rooms are typical Marriott, but not the latest style Marriott. We had a group of 9 for... More

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Austin, Texas
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty typical Marriott in the sense that the room decor is clean but not particularly fashionable, service is decent, concierge lounge serves water, tea, sodas, coffee but you pay for wine/beer. The things that stood out about this Marriott are the nice views from the rooms (Oakland city plus some bay views), an interesting room layout where the rooms are... 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 happy to hear that you've explored Oakland a bit. There really are quite a few great restaurants, bars and cocktail lounges in our area. We love giving guests recommendations on our favorites! Thank you for leaving these tips for future guests. We hope to see you again soon! More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a business trip last night. Room is on the smaller side. Nothing really special. Staff is great. Bar staff was cool as well. I don't I would stay here personally if I wasn't on business. The room seemed a little dated. I've stayed here a year ago and remember the room being bigger and nicer. I must... More

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

Thanks for your review. I'll be sure to pass along your kind comments to our team. We hope to see you again soon! More

Los Angeles, California
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the center of downtown Oakland. BART is a few steps from the front door, which we used a few times. 12th Street station. Very convenient to get to SAn Francisco, San Fracisco airport, Oakland Coliseum (home of the Raiders), Oracle Arena, Oakland Airport (need to changfe at the Coliseum for Air Bart) and UC Berkeley (downtown Berkeley Station, walk... More

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

Thank you for your comments. I'm happy to hear that you had great weather and were able to see the Golden Gate Bridge from your room! Did you know Oakland averages 250+ sunny days per year? We love looking out over the San Francisco fog. Thanks again for taking the time to review your stay. We hope to see you... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here a few time snow whilst at work conferences in San Francisco. It's so easy to go downtown, the BART is right outside the hotel front door and only takes around 10 mins into Embarcadero. The hotel itself is clean and the rooms very comfortable. I haven't really explored Oakland however there doesn't look like there's much near... More

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

Thank you for writing about your stay. I'm happy to hear that you've found our location to be convenient for conferences in San Francisco. If you have time on your next visit, I would recommend taking some time to explore Oakland. There are quite a few award-winning restaurants, cocktail bars, museums and outdoor activities just minutes from us. The best... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a fan of Oakland other than for football. We stayed here for business and would not choose to do it again. Truly not the hotel's fault, I just do not like Oakland. The staff were pleasant and the room was ok.

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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 sorry to hear that you haven't discovered the many things there are to love in Oakland. We do appreciate your comments about our pleasant staff. We'll be sure to pass this along to the team. We hope to see you again - maybe for a game at O.co Coliseum! More

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27 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room had a great view of Oakland. The room was very clean and the staff was friendly. Great location, short walk to great food. The drive into San Francisco was easy. Also, great access to the Oakland airport.

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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 that you found our location to be ideal for traveling to both San Francisco and the Oakland Airport. Thank you also for you kind note about our friendly staff. I'll be sure to pass along your comments to the team. We hope to see you again soon! More

Sacramento, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Less expensive than a San Francisco-based hotel, but still a bit pricey--most likely because it might be the only upscale hotel in downtown Oakland, and is usually full--the Marriott Oakland City Center very occasionally offers a mixed experience. The hotel provides a fitness room and guest laundry, which is a boon for travelers on long trips. It sits on the... 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 experience. It sounds like you are very familiar with the area, you left a lot of great tips for future guests! I'm happy to hear that our staff is consistently pleasant and helpful, although I do have concerns over the registration lines you mentioned. If you're a Marriott Rewards member (free to... More

Woodland Park, Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely centrally located giving you great access to a lot of what Oakland has to offer and is steps from the BART so if you are travelling to see Oakland (or San Francisco) it's in a great place. When you enter the hotel and if you look at the lobby or if you were to see the 2nd... 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 share your experience at our hotel. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and our public space. I am disappointed that the table in your room didn't meet our standards. I can assure you this is not typical of our hotel and will pass your comments about both the table and... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On business, or vacationing on a budget during peak season in San Francisco can be a challenge, particularly when major events like Oracle OpenWorld take place (Sep 28-Oct 2 2014 at Moscone Center). Events like these, including SF Giants post-season play--(Hurrah!) can make extended stays difficult to book on short notice. Fortunately, on the other side of the Bay is... More

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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 am happy to hear that you've found us to be your perfect Bay Area hotel. You left a lot of fantastic tips for future travelers, thank you. I'm glad you were able to enjoy our pool, it's definitely important to fit in some relaxation during business trips. Thanks again for taking the time... More

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Address: 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Marriott Oakland City Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 484
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Oakland Marriott
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#4 Green Hotel in Oakland #7 Business Hotel in Oakland #7 Romantic Hotel in Oakland

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