We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
7/30/2017 7/31/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Americas Best Value Inn - Oakland / Lake Merritt

    122 E 12th St, Oakland, CA 94606-2230
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    7/30/2017 7/31/2017
    Savings alert: 11% below average rate

    The price you found is 11% lower than this hotel's average rate of $111/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    $104
    $99
    SAVE $5
    $104
    $99
    Traveler (46)
    Room & Suite (17)
    Hotel & Grounds (19)
    Civic Centre Lodge
    45 reviews
    #26 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland
    212 reviews
    #30 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    The Washington Inn
    231 reviews
    #24 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    Courtyard Oakland Downtown
    276 reviews
    #13 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    Overview
    • Excellent9%
    • Very good15%
    • Average17%
    • Poor18%
    • Terrible41%
    5 days ago
    “Never Again”
    Mar 1, 2017
    “Definitely not upscale”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Civic Centre Lodge
    45 reviews
    #26 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland
    212 reviews
    #30 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    The Washington Inn
    231 reviews
    #24 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    Courtyard Oakland Downtown
    276 reviews
    #13 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    Jul 30Jul 31
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from $99.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Oakland hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "a74ce41f9100416a9b2843488960a868", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":608403,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[78901306],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":99,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"a74ce41f9100416a9b2843488960a868","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":104,"lowestMetaPrice":99,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":104,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":104,"lowestMetaPrice":99,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":104,"hotelName":"Americas Best Value Inn - Oakland / Lake Merritt","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImE3NGNlNDFmOTEwMDQxNmE5YjI4NDM0ODg5NjBhODY4IiwiQUlLIjoiNDUwNTc0MWE5ZjVlNDUzZmI2NGVkODA3OGU1NjdjMDYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "07/30/2017", "checkOut": "07/31/2017", "lowestPrice": "$99", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"54230538":"TravelocityEWS","43026657":"BookingCom","78345468":"PricelineIB","78901306":"OrbitzEWS","32693883":"Expedia","79453719":"CheapTicketsEWS","79821226":"AgodaIB","109238479":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (114)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 97 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    I use a wheelchair for mobility and made online reservations for a wheelchair accessible room (it is a requirement). Three days before my stay I called the hotel and requested that they block a wheelchair accessible room for me. They said they would do that....More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank 54charlem
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I arrived to find out this 3 story motel has no elevator. Haul all my luggage to the second floor, went to check the mattress for bedbugs etc...no mattress pad, disgusting stains of various sizes and colors. I am a nurse so I recognize some...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank mollyp612
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This was a horrible hotel! I would never stay here again or recommend anyone to ever stay here! A very run down, old, dirty, broken hotel. Paid over $100 a night for what?! This hotel seemed to be in a bad part of town, did...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank O7973HWnataliaa
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    There were individuals going through the dumpster, this was the first thing we saw. Guys hanging out by the stairs. A guy knocked on our door, asked for money then returned to ask if I was working. Wtf? We felt unsafe and we were concerned...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank MCastro805
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Dirty room, given used towels of others, one day parking full, Internet permanent bad and no working possible, ,breakfastroom dirty, 99$ per night??? Staff just shrugged their shoulders, no pity or sorry for that all. Only one word: usury.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank 9,852,017
    Civic Centre Lodge
    45 reviews
    #26 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland
    212 reviews
    #30 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    The Washington Inn
    231 reviews
    #24 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    Courtyard Oakland Downtown
    276 reviews
    #13 of 49 hotels in Oakland
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Details
    • Price range
    • $99 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 72
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Priceline, Expedia, TripOnline SA, Cheap Tickets and Cancelon so you can book your Americas Best Value Inn - Oakland / Lake Merritt reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Oakland
    • Also Known As
    • Economy Inn Oakland Hotel Oakland ,
    • Economy Hotel Oakland
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (46)
    Room & Suite (17)
    Hotel & Grounds (19)
    Bathroom (18)
    Nearby
    The Washington Inn
    231 reviews
    .95 miles away
     
    Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland
    212 reviews
    .75 miles away
     
    Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront
    901 reviews
    .75 miles away
     
    Courtyard Oakland Downtown
    276 reviews
    .88 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill
    180 reviews
    .37 miles away
    Portal Oakland
    29 reviews
    .18 miles away
    Chai Thai Noodles
    23 reviews
    .30 miles away
    The Rockin Crawfish
    13 reviews
    .18 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Oakland Museum of California
    544 reviews
    .36 miles away
    Lake Merritt
    702 reviews
    .59 miles away
    Children's Fairyland
    204 reviews
    .79 miles away
    GSBF Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt
    36 reviews
    .56 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Americas Best Value Inn - Oakland / Lake Merritt staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Have a wheelchair accessible room available when reserved!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
    Read review
    "No hair dryer and bring flip flops to wear in the shower."
    Read review
    "First floor if you are unable to climb stairs with luggage."
    Read review
    "No elevator so you might want to take the lower floor if you have luggage."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing