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Oakland Marriott City Center

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#6 of 53 hotels in Oakland
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Oakland Marriott City Center offers commanding views of Lake Merritt, Berkeley Marina, the bay and skyline of San Francisco, and both the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges from a centrally located hotel in downtown Oakland, California. Our hotel is convenient to all Bay Area attractions including Napa and Sonoma Wine Country, the East Bay and Berkeley. Downtown San Francisco is just 12 minutes via the local subway system (BART). Additional parking fees: Valet: $40 Self-Parking $35
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Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Public wifi
Paid wifi
Paid internet
Internet
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
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Grade: 100 out of 100
193Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
14Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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We're really glad that we spent some time in Oakland instead of staying the whole time in San Francisco, and this hotel was very nice and comfortable! We were exhausted with jet lag at one point of our trip and we were really glad that it was while staying at this hotel. We stayed in the room for one night and ordered room service, with lovely service and good food, and we binge watched Netflix which we could sign into. The room was a nice size with a nice bathroom! It's in close walking distance to plenty of restaurants. We were a bit confronted by the homelessness, but this is a broader problem of the USA and is not only about Oakland. The people in the community, including staff at this hotel were super friendly and made our stay particularly enjoyable! I would definitely recommend this hotel!
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Response from TeamMarriott, Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center
Responded 1 week ago
Dear TisTia, Thank you for including Oakland Marriott City Center in your travel plans and for recommending us. We are delighted to know we met your expectations and that you loved our convenient location, excellent staff, and well-equipped accommodations. It was a pleasure hosting you, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Chad Ventriglia Director of Rooms Operations
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Very nice hotel which I can highly recommend. It is a good deal to buy the small eveningbuffet including breakfast. The breakfast especially was very good, fresh fruit, berries etc. The hotel has a nice gym and an outdoor pool. The location of the hotel might not be the best.
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Response from TeamMarriott, Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Charlesingvar, Thank you for the great review of Oakland Marriott City Center and for your recommendation. We appreciate the flattering comments about our delicious breakfast offerings as well as our fantastic pool and gym. We hope to welcome you again soon. Chad Ventriglia Director of Rooms Operations
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I enjoy staying at this hotel. The M-Club lounge is well stocked and friendly servers. This stay I had the pleasure of talking with and giving feedback to Chef Nelson Ramirez upon his request. He was so knowledge, creative and willing to ensure a great experience for my colleague and I. We happened to be there with his first attempt to try a cold salad bar. WE LOVED IT! Chef Ramirez is a gem!
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Response from TeamMarriott, Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Alisia M, Thank you for the great review! We are glad you had a memorable experience at M lounge and that you were impressed with the service provided by Nelson. It was our pleasure serving you at Oakland Marriott City Center, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Chad Ventriglia Director of Rooms Operations
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Visited the Oakland Marriott City Center for a conference. Bonvoy Titanium status did not bring an upgraded room but we did have access to Club M on the second floor which was convenient for free breakfasts with several healthy options, snacks and drinks during the day, and a quiet place to hold meetings. We requested a king and were given a room with two single beds. The gym is well-equipped and was never too busy. Conference food was mediocre and the hotel bar seemed understaffed. Luckily, Swan’s Market is right across the street and has great food and drinks in a casual setting. The room was comfortable and housekeeping was friendly and fast. I did have an issue re: my rate that is still under dispute—be careful about making any changes to your reservation online. If you have a special request, call the hotel directly.
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Response from TeamMarriott, Manager at Oakland Marriott City Center
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear OjeMa, Thank you for being a valued Marriott Bonvoy member and choosing our hotel while you were here for a conference. We're glad to know you were able to take benefit of our M Club & fitness center and enjoyed your comfortable accommodations. However, we are sorry for not meeting some of your expectations during your stay. Please reach out to our front desk so they can assist you further. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Oakland Marriott City Center. Chad Ventriglia Director of Rooms Operations
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I stay at a lot of hotels for business and this was up there with one of the worst. Despite an advance reservation thru their website, my room was not ready to check-in until after 5:30PM. After a long flight, that was unacceptable. There were several conferences here with young people running in and out of each others' rooms and the paper thin walls were a nightmare at night. You hear EVERYTHING and the room doors slam hard. Food on-site is unusually pricey and it is not safe for a single woman to walk in the neighborhood at night. Staff is courteous and friendly, but that cannot make-up for the noise. I will not attend any events here again and will let the conferences planners know that.
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Response from TeamMarriott, Dir of Room Operations at Oakland Marriott City Center
Responded 3 weeks ago
On behalf of our entire team, we deeply apologize for not living up to proper standards during your recent visit. Thank you for sharing your check-in observations and noise concerns so we may analyze and correct what we can going forward. We hope to have another chance to provide you with the outstanding hospitality you should receive every time you are our guest. Chad Ventriglia Director of Rooms Operations
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PRICE RANGE
$164 - $539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
marriott oakland city hotel oakland, oakland marriott
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaOakland
NUMBER OF ROOMS
489
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