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Nashua, New Hampshire
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great option if you are traveling for business and need a reasonably priced hotel. The room was clean, recently renovated, comfortable and parking was free. No frills, but the perfect option if you need a comfortable place to stay. Staff was very friendly.

Thank Sabrina S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I've stayed in this little hotel this year, March and October. It has all the "basics" that I need: free wifi and free parking. The place is very clean, simple but clean. Staff is friendly and helpful, Ivan checked us in and Nick helped with fixing the remote for the TV. Affordable, walking distance to... More 

Thank Betty T
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we were checked in and Ivan R carried out bags to our room we knew we were not in an ordinary motel( yes bags taken to your room in a motel!). Room was spacious with more than ample drawer and hanging space. The table and chairs (as well as desk) and good wifi connection made it just... More 

Thank PermaForenner
Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The rooms are basic, clean, and updated. The hotel is however, in a very bad location. The staff are very friendly. No fridge or frills in room. Would not stay here again due to poor location. I was here for work and those I work with in the bay area said the neighborhood is not safe.

Thank kimc0486
Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

kimc0486, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. I'm happy to read that you found the rooms clean and our staff friendly. Additionally, I'm happy to announce that we have installed new mini-fridges in all of our rooms! I'm sorry that you found the area to not be safe. As an 8 year resident of the neighborhood... More 

North Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We arrived at this hotel quite late at night after driving up from Irvine CA. We had booked for 4 people. When we arrived in the room there were only enough towels and cups for 2 people. I went back down to the hole in the wall that was reception and it took a while to get anyone's attention. Finally... More 

Thank Karen S
Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Karen S, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry that the stay was disappointing for you. We are working on completing our lobby remodel this winter. Also, we have added mini-fridges, upgraded shower heads, and faucets to every single room in the hotel. I will make sure the staff reads your review, particularly regarding your wait time. We would love... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The title says it all. This hotel is a solid Bay Area hotel choice. It is not too expensive and it is clean. I spend most of my time looking for hairs in the sink and stains on the bed and I found neither of those things inside the Inn at Temescal. Book with them! It will be good!

Thank Khalilah T
Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Khalilah T, Thank you for your feedback! I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay! We would love to have you back on your next trip into Oakland! Best, -Nick More 

Boulder, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

My husband and I got a last minute room at the Inn late August. The staff could not have been more helpful and pleasant. Eddie and Nick, thank you. The beds were very comfortable and the place was spotless. The mini fridges weren't installed yet, but we didn't miss having one, though I am sure that on our next visit... More 

Thank sandlnick
Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

sandlnick, I'm happy to read that you and your husband had a good stay with us and I will make sure to let Eddie know about your great feedback! I'm happy to let you know that our new mini-fridges have been installed in all of our rooms. We will be ready for your next visit! Best, -Nick More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Very hip downtownish area. It appears to have been a redone two story motel after the fashion of a Motel6. I stayed in room 101. It was very spacious, clean and accommodating and conveniently located viz local bodegas and restaurants.The parking lot was very secure with 24 hour security. I would stay there again at the same price point.

1 Thank JohjnT
Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

JohjnT, "Hispterville" -As one of the most diverse cities in the nation, we'll take it!! Thank you for taking the time to give the Inn some feedback! I'm glad you enjoyed our newly renovated rooms and as you mentioned we are central to a lot of good eats and breweries in Oakland! We'd love to have you back on your... More 

Grass Valley, California
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113 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

As many are aware, hotels in the Bay Area can be quite expensive. The Inn at Temescal was one of the most reasonable, yet appealing sounding places we considered. The reviews on here were mostly excellent, and I have to say that they were all right on! This hotel has a convenient location. It's definitely in an area that is... More 

Thank Rudolph_Wurlitzer
Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Rudolph_Wurlitzer, Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback! I am really happy to read that you enjoyed the Inn and found our location near BART convenient. As a resident in the neighborhood I can say that there is nothing better than leaving your car behind and hopping on BART to SF! We look forward to hosting you on... More 

Malibu, California
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is my first strongly negative review of any hotel but I feel as though I have no choice but to help others who are thinking about booking this motel understand what the substantial and numerous limitations of this property are. I'll start with what is good - the rooms are nicely done and comfortable - certainly they look much... More 

1 Thank rkrasny
Bhotels, General Manager at Inn at Temescal, responded to this review

Rkransy, I’d like to start off by apologizing for the issues that you experienced throughout your stay, we failed to meet the standard of service that we feel every single guest deserves. I’m happy that we had an opportunity to speak in person about these issues before you left. The Temescal neighborhood in which the Inn sits has been undergoing... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 15 minutes from Downtown San Francisco, Inn at Temescal provides comfortable accommodations in the heart of Oakland's flourishing restaurant scene. Enjoy close proximity near the historic Paramount and Fox Theatres of Oakland, Jack London Square, the Oakland Zoo and UC Berkeley. We're also only two short blocks away from a major BART subway connection point to anywhere in the SF Bay Area and only 1.5 miles away from the Crown Jewel of Oakland, Lake Merritt. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn at Temescal

Address: 3720 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2418 (Formerly Regency Inn Oakland)
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $149 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Inn at Temescal 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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