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“Clean, safe, decent and reasonable” 4 of 5 stars
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Bay Bridge Inn
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   683 W. MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94609   |  
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Ranked #26 of 48 Hotels in Oakland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Clean, safe, decent and reasonable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

This place has been done over by a family working together. It's in a very funky part of Oakland--no walking-around after dark--in amongst several very dubious run-down motels.
But I've stayed here twice, and it's perfectly okay. If you're a traveler as opposed to just a tourist and you've been some other places around the world, this place is just fine. Clean, comfortable, friendly, and close to BART, which means close to the airport.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2008

For under $60, in the SF/OAK area, you better watch out, the service and the rooms are terrible. The rooms look nothing like the pictures; only about a third of the rooms appear to be "remodeled."

This is a mistake you should never repeat.

  • Liked — the location was 2 blocks from the bart station to go to san francisco and onsite parking
  • Disliked — The room ammenities themselves: shower was terrible, walls needed painting, no remote for TV, No hangers for clothes, not even a microwave onsite for guests.
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Bay Bridge Inn

Address: 683 W. MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94609
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 48 Hotels in Oakland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Bridge Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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