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BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location for taking the ferry over to San Fran for the day, then returning and going to an A's game! Rooms and bathroom were huge and clean. Front desk staff were spectacularly helpful. Breakfast was great. Always nice to see gluten free options...makes our life easier. A really pretty hotel to walk into.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice, clean and spacious room on ground floor. Room was cleaned while we had breakfast, tea and coffee bar available all day. Several geese visited during the day as the hotel is located next to the water. Free shuttle is a bonus but you have to book and limited seats. The shuttle can take you to the ferry to San... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Berkeley area on moving weekend - good luck finding decent lodging for a reasonable price. Yest, this hotel did it. Great service, a well-stocked breakfast, a gym with a ballet bar, bosu and exercise balls, and access to pool and jacuzzi - yeh, it's pretty good for the price.

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely a great stay. The shuttle service was very handy, starting with pickup at the airport. Based upon other reviews we had requested a bay side view room. We were there for a week and they gave us room 392 which I highly recommend. A corner room spacious and had a balcony, it is a top floor. Front staff were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms are cleaned and deodorized with a heavily-scented product. If you have chemical sensitivities of any kind, you will not be able to handle it. I checked out three separate rooms hoping to find one that was not smelly. All were. Apparently, it is part of the cleaning process. Rooms on the side (partial bay view) are very close to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great check-in experience. Basir was helpful and professional each time I interacted with him on phone and in person, at check-in, checkout Etc. Housekeeping staff was also very helpful, pleasant and thorough. Breakfast area was one of the nicest ones I've experienced at a best western as sometimes I've noticed they can be a little small and tight for seating.... More 

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MHochstatter, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine, Thank you for the great review. Your words are excellent and really catch the essence of our property. I'd like to know what we might be able to do on your next visit to get that final dot colored in. Regarding the area and navigating, just stop by the desk and chat with the agents. They all are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff was friendly! Especially the front desk were always eager to help out (especially Basir!) The breakfast in the mornings were substantial with a variety of options and the shuttle going to the BART station or ferry made going into San Fran very straightforward. Would highly recommend this spot to anyone visiting the Oakland/San Francisco area.

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MHochstatter, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dan Thank you for the great review and the shout out to Basir. I know he'll be excited that he was mentioned in your review and that you were impressed with his support. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Fresno, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time to the Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel and it was another great experience. I like the convenience of finding the hotel right off the freeway and not to far from Jack London Square. They have very nicely appointed rooms and some with patios that you will get a view of the embarcadero. The rooms are... More 

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Oakland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Best Western this weekend. Had one of the best little getaway weekend in a long time. I would highly recommend this place. the views were some of the best in the bay area. Quiet, relaxing and fun.

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San Diego, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, Spacious rooms, Good location, nice amenities including free shuttle. We are repeat customer, this is our go to hotel whenever we need a place to stay in this location. Clean facilities, very friendly and knowledgeable front desk staff. We will be back.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Hotel's stunning views and rooms overlooking Oakland's estuary. We are 100% non-smoking and Eco-Friendly. Our rooms are spacious and beautifully arranged for a relaxing stay. The bathrooms are extravagantly designed with a glass enclosed shower separated from a soaking tub and private water closet. Each room has a microwave, refrigerator & in-room safe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Hotel

Address: 1717 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606-5223
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $193 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 81
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
#1 Family Hotel in Oakland
#1 Business Hotel in Oakland
#1 Green Hotel in Oakland
#3 Best Value Hotel in Oakland
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