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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location and safer than it looked initially. Lift was broken had to lug suitcases to 3rd floor. Room was ok. Beds were a little hard. The noise from the trains was very loud and intrusive. Breakfast was good but you had to be in early to get any food. On the plus side the staff were friendly and helpful.

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Highland, California
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have a little short getaway at San Francisco but most of the hotels are booked so we went with this hotel in neighboring Oakland instead. So when we arrived at the hotel, we told by the front desk staff that we got a reservation for 2 rooms. They immediately told us that due to some "unfortunate" circumstances,... More 

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Oceanside, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

If you are traveling to the Oakland/Emeryville area, bust your budget and find a hotel better than this one which was arguably the worst place I've ever stayed. Cold water in the shower, nasty bathtub, faucet was loose, a spark flew of the electrical outlet when I tried to plug in my phone, just feet from the train tracks noisy,... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We stayed at the Jack London Inn for two nights. The hotel is simple, but the rooms are clean and the bed is comfortable and the shower had decent pressure and plenty of hot water. It has free parking and is close to several good restaurant and entertainment at the Jack London Square. For the price it is a good... More 

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Rolando C, General Manager at Jack London Inn, responded to this review

Hello There, First of All, I would like to thank you for you review! Secondly, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Jack London Inn- Oakland. We hope you travel to Oakland again soon and be sure to contact me let when you're coming so we can reserve a room for you. Thanks, Rolando... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

So I traveled to oakland because it was my first time I ever traveled to California. The price was right and it was right next to the waterfront and close to transportation. Service was awesome from the front desk and I even got an upgraded room. The room was neat, clean and met my needs. I would recommend staying if... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We had been driving all day, so this little inn was a welcome relief. The neighborhood and look of the public areas of the hotel are a little scary, but once you get into your room it's really well-maintained and cute! We felt safe and slept soundly in spite of being right across the street from an amtrack, we didn't... More 

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Thank Cayla G
Rolando C, General Manager at Jack London Inn, responded to this review

Hi Cayla, Thank you for taking the time and giving us such a wonderful review I am so glad that you guy's had great stay with us here at Jack London Inn- Oakland. We hope you travel to Oakland again soon and be sure to let us know when you're coming so we can reserve a room for you. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The only positive think was the roooms have been clean, and plenty of restaurants in close distance. The train during the night was really horrible, the breakfast bad, the parking lot was not looking safe at all. Car next to us had broken glass next morning. Misconfusing reservation so i was billed 3-times. No refund of the blocked amount so... More 

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

very friendly service and courteous people specially the front desk guy Mr Niraj and not the least , very freindly service by Mr Amit the breakfast attendent who is very energetic and active........he is also well known for the local activities , can be a very good guide to the people who check in there........happy to stay there...my stay over... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Worst place to stay. No microwaves in most rooms. NO cable. NO AC!!!!! No ICE, no lobby with microwave. No breakfast. Soda machines all out of order. Who ever say this place is great probably have lived in hell before and this was a one step upgrade. I recommend to spend a little more elsewhere than be stuck at a... More 

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Modesto, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We stayed on Friday the 13th, it was a horror. The hotel is filthy, the mattress was broken, walls thin, towels stiff and scratchy. We should have left when we noticed other guests were walking the halls with belongings in trash bags.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Jack London Inn

Address: 444 Embarcadero W, Oakland, CA 94607-3706
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $78 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jack London Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 110
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