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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Nice motel on the water. Nice seafood restaurant and Starbucks walking distance. Rooms were clean and staff was friendly. We stayed there 4 different times on our visits to the Bay Area. We have a dog so it's something difficult to find a budget hotel with a pet that is clean. Would stay again. We stayed on the back on...

Thank TarrapinRoads
Reviewed November 8, 2016

The pictures are very deceiving. Rooms appear clean, but aren't. This is a pre-pay hotel. The sheets stunk like they hadn't been cleaned in a month. The towels smelt sort of clean. Light bulbs we're missing. Get the wifi code before you leave the front desk. You have to pay and get a code from the front desk. Ridic! Staff...

Thank Gabriel G
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

A good price for last minute deal. Close to nice restaurants. And the airport. Rooms are clean .Service is fast upon request . Near the Oakland marina. The host helped me with all my question of the surrounding area ..

Thank Irather S
Fresno, California
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The motel is right off the water and area is very quiet and clean. The day we checked in they were power washing the whole motel so it was a little bothersome with the noise and water. The spa was not working and they did want to know names of guests in rooms and also you have to have a...

Thank amanda j
Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a decent hotel for the price. It is on the Embarcadero, so next to water which is nice. We had a decent room without a lot of amenities. We got an ADA room, which wasn't necessary for us, but it's good for those that need it!

Thank Edlyn C
Provo, Utah
Reviewed February 5, 2016

The rooms have just been remodeled and look very modern and are clean. The Motel is right next to a small pier and overlooks the Oakland embarcadero with a nice view. Parking can get pretty competitive at night even in their big parking lot.

Thank Karen M
Fernley, Nevada
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Very nice room...modern and clean. Bed was decent but not great. Nice location for my purpose of heading to the Fox Theatre on NYE for a concert. Property is nice with the backside butting up against a marina. Paid wi-fi? More stars if the room was a tad cheaper...$100+ for a Motel 6? Make it $85 for a 4 star...

1Thank Jared T
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed December 10, 2015

We were here for 6 days, visiting relatives in Alameda. We had some issues during the week of folks walking around all night. Only saw the police out in the parking lot one morning. But the last night made me give it this rating. Party next door, number of people there, yelling and loud. Music thru the walls. I went...

Thank KenandDoug
6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear KenandDoug, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay due to the inconveniences you experienced. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations at 1-855-787-9864 to record the...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Room was clean, front desk staff was friendly and the price was right. It was nice to be near the water and the area didn't seem too bad. I know others had some issues with the area/neighborhood, we didn't have a problem. I would definitely return!

Thank SaliWoo
Reviewed October 24, 2015

I am here with my co-workers for a week or so. Other area hotels were sold out for an Oracle conference. I am not paying the bill, so I can't tell you what the room cost but I can imagine it's well under 100 bucks per night. On the plus side, it's in a fairly attractive waterfront area with an...

1Thank Nancy M
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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel 6 Oakland - Embarcadero is located at I-880/Nimitz Freeway and within a mile of the Port of Oakland Marina. California's beaches are 4 miles away. Relax in our hot tub. Guest rooms are 100% non-smoking and Wi-Fi is available for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero

Address: 1801 Embarcadero, I-880/Nimitz Freeway at 16th & 23rd Avenues, Oakland, CA 94606
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $107 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero 2*
Number of rooms: 97
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“When booking request a room in the back or on the dock side for a great view”
 of 5 bubbles 992amandaj, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“Away from parties!”
 of 5 bubbles KenandDoug, Dec 10, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a waterfront room. Nice view. However, be prepared for people hanging out and partying nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles nancymO1274OM, Oct 24, 2015 | Read review
“Try for the water view on the 1st floor (no elevator)”
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“Check in early to get a water view”
 of 5 bubbles talk2p, Sep 1, 2015 | Read review
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