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Oceanside, California
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,...

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San Diego, California
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...

Thank kcirtapp
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...

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...

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Missoula, Montana
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...

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...

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...

Thank Peter M
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...

Thank kasuka2016
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...

1Thank Yee X
Modesto, California
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.

1Thank christinestanion
Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed April 11, 2016

OLD DIRTY OUT DATED HOTEL!!!! Requested microwave and fridge on line ,(as instructed to do), none available on check in. Microwave dinners was purchased prior to check in, but had to be thrown out on second day. Was told on check in that only 4-5 microwaves and fridge available and we would be placed on the waiting list. Left after...

1Thank family11112016
Rolando C, General Manager at Jack London Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments specially regarding microwave and refrigerator. We are working really hard to changes the Image of this hotel. We are currently looking to add more microwave and refrigerator to some but not all rooms our...

Reviewed March 17, 2016

The location is great, it's across the street from Jack London Square with lots of restaurants, a movie theater and places to visit. The two guys that checked me in were also very nice. That's all that is good about this place. The furniture is old, broken and is missing knobs. The bed is very uncomfortable and feels like the...

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

Dear Ms. Ramirez, Please accept our sincere apology. Management were made aware of the issue and we are working to correct every items mentioned! It will help us improve our operations and services. We very much appreciate your business and hope that you will remain a valued customer. If there are any other issues that need to be addressed, please...

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Additional Information about Jack London Inn

Address: 444 Embarcadero W, Oakland, CA 94607-3706
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $76 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jack London Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 110
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“Avoid all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles RichardM869, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here unless all you care about is location.”
 of 5 bubbles sandybudziszewskis, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the 4th floor ;)”
 of 5 bubbles 15caylag, Jun 16, 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles alened2014, Mar 2, 2016 | Read review
“Some second floor rooms have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles travelinxtech, Jul 20, 2015 | Read review
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