Our waterfront Oakland hotel is designed with your comfort and style in mind. Conveniently located near San Francisco, our hotel is gateway to it all.
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Our property is uniquely positioned on Oakland's waterfront and offers a unique advantage of making it simple and fast to catch flights from the Oakland Airport. When choosing Oakland hotels, ensure that you get fantastic value as well as a great location. Each waterside room includes either a patio or balcony with impressive views of Oakland's waterway and at times you can even catch a glimpse of San Francisco. Travel 12 minutes on the BART or take a majestic ferry ride to the heart of downtown San Francisco.
Oakland has been voted one of the top cities to visit because of its trendy and creative food and restaurant resurgence, and its edgy arts scene. Discover it all at our waterfront Oakland hotel location just off the 880 Freeway. We are also very close to a number of Universities and Colleges including UC Berkeley and Laney.
We are the number one rated TripAdvisor hotel in Oakland, and one of the few Oakland waterfront hotels featuring free Internet, free shuttle service and a free hot breakfast. Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee with in the morning before heading out on your northern California adventure. With our beautiful water views, balconies and great amenities, we make your decision to stay with us easy.
Business travelers alike love our Waterfront Oakland hotel because we are just a BART ride away from San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center, and are centrally located in the Bay Area. Our location makes traveling to the Oakland A's Stadium, the Oakland Raider's Coliseum and Warrior's Arena a breeze to get to.
Also, ask about Zeel in-room massage. This great new amenity is available through the front desk.
Reserve your next northern California stay today at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel!
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No pets allowed
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Our room was very spacious and comfortable with no problems at all. Everyone at the front desk was also very helpful and friendly. When we made plans to go out at night in downtown Oakland, we were...
My recent stay at the Best Western Plus in Oakland was by far my best stay anywhere I’ve ever traveled. I was most impressed with the two front desk agents that worked Friday evening when we arrived...
By Maryann D
Reno, Nevada on 27-Jan-2020
The room was very spacious and comfortable, and the bathroom was too. The view from our room was also lovely. The hotel was peaceful. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The free shuttle...
By Julie S
Meppershall, United Kingdom on 26-Jan-2020
First thing you have to know is that you need a car if you are staying in this hotel. But if you have it is a very good option
Breakfast; very complete and good
Room; great size and well equipped...
Buenos Aires, Argentina on 19-Jan-2020
Excellent location and friendly knowledgeable staff made this a very pleasant stay. Quiet right on the bay overlooking Coast Guard Island with views of San Francisco. Went for the retirement of a...
Shuttle, 6 a.m to 11:00 p.m. Daily. Outbound is by appointment only. Call hotel for pick up from the OAK airport
100% smoke-free hotel
Meeting facilities, 6,000 sqft conference center features 5 distinctive spaces each of which can be flexibly configured to meet any need, whether that is a boardroom, a hollow layout, a theatre, class, a u-shape or a reception floor plan
Banquet facilities 6,000 sqft conference center features 5 distinctive spaces each of which can be flexibly configured to meet any need, whether that is a boardroom, a hollow layout, a theatre, class, a u-shape or a reception floor plan
Conference facilities, 6,000 sqft conference center features 5 distinctive spaces each of which can be flexibly configured to meet any need, whether that is a boardroom, a hollow layout, a theatre, class, a u-shape or a reception floor plan
Ballroom 6,000 sqft conference center features 5 distinctive spaces each of which can be flexibly configured to meet any need, whether that is a boardroom, a hollow layout, a theatre, class, a u-shape or a reception floor plan
Complimentary full breakfast, features a different hot item every day from Egg omelets, Breakfast sandwiches, Waffles, Pastries, Donuts, Cereal, Fresh fruit, Coffee and juice.
Cocktail lounge, full bar on-site that features dinner every day. Our hours are from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Outdoor pool Heated heated pool on-site open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. Open year round. Heated Jacuzzi open year round. 7 a.m to 10 p.m.
Hot tub open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.
Massage services available by Zeel. Advanced appointment is required
Exercise facility 24 Hour comes equipped with a treadmill, elliptical, universal machine, recumbent bike. Complimentary water bottles, towels and television
Weight lifting equipment, cable and pulley system
24-hour front desk
Concierge, front desk staff can help assist in your request.
Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish, Tagalog)
Guest laundry, available for $2.25 USD nominal fee
Dry cleaning, same day cleaning available
Safe deposit box No firearms held on safe deposit box behind desk.
Barber/beauty shop available via advanced appointment
Cable or satellite television, DIRECTV®
Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, complimentary open 24-hours
Photocopy, nominal fee
Mail services, outgoing mail and stamps
Convenience store/Sundry open 24-hours
Sunbathing Pool chairs available.
Hearing impaired services TDD phones, Signer, Bed buzzer and Light illuminator is available.
Physically challenged facilities, roll in shower based on availability
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged 15.00 per night fee
Ice/vending machines, available on every floor. Vending machine located on first floor only.
Outdoor parking 15.00 per night fee
Paid parking, 15 USD fee per night
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Laundry/valet, available 24-hour for a nominal fee
Electrical adapter for International guest
Waterfront walking paths
Complimentary shuttle service to and from airport, BART Station, Amtrak, Jack London Square and select locations.
Electric Car Charging station
Coffee available 24-hours
Cable or satellite television, DIRECTV - select premium channels available
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area, oversized with lamp and electrical outlet at desk level
High-speed Internet access, wireless and hard wired. Password protected
Two line phone
Free local calls under 30 minutes, within the city of Oakland
In-room safe, available. Guest are required to program their own code for security purposes.
Spa, available in select rooms
Adjoining rooms, available
Balcony, available 80% of guestrooms
Complimentary bottle of water
Power converters for international guests
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 5
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available, five ADA rooms
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Emergency alerting lighting
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Lowered vanity areas
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
2.10 mile(s) from Cost Plus
2.40 mile(s) from Wells Fargo Bank
2.40 mile(s) from Bank of America
2.50 mile(s) from Clorox
2.80 mile(s) from AT&T
2.80 mile(s) from California Department of Transportation, Caltrans
2.80 mile(s) from Kaiser
3.30 mile(s) from Pacific Gas & Electric
3.60 mile(s) from Alta Bates Medical
3.90 mile(s) from Telecare Medical Corporate
2.10 mile(s) from Lake Merritt Gondola, romantic Italian like tours around Lake Merritt
2.90 mile(s) from Children's Fairyland, storybook theme park for children
2.90 mile(s) from Fox Theatre, historic theatre in oakland for comedies and concerts.
2.10 mile(s) from USS Potomac, historic Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential yacht museum
8.00 mile(s) from Oakland Zoo, located in the Oakland Hills with a variety of different animals.
13.00 mile(s) from San Francisco Union Square, famous with multiple upscale stores and where the famous cable car passes through.
14.00 mile(s) from Ferry Building, also known as Ferry Plaza is home to the famous Farmers market on saturday and sunday and the first stop for the Bay Area Ferry.
14.30 mile(s) from Fisherman's Wharf, also known as pier 39. Clam Chowder is a must have, as well as the sour dough bread.
15.00 mile(s) from Ghirardelli Square, famous Ghirardelli chocolate can be found here along with a fine dining experience overlooking the waterfront of San Francisco.
15.00 mile(s) from Lombard Street, the world's most crooked street.
18.00 mile(s) from Golden Gate Bridge, is world renowned, a must see and the main represenation of the Bay Area.
9.00 mile(s) from Oracle Arena & Coliseum, home of the Golden State Warrior's and site of many concerts and events. The Oracle Arena and the Oakland Coliseum are quick drive or BART ride away.
0.01 mile(s) from Quinn's Lighthouse, bar/lounge, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
0.50 mile(s) from Starbucks®, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch
1.90 mile(s) from ,House of Chicken and Waffle full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
1.90 mile(s) from Bocanova, full service, International, open for: lunch, dinner
1.90 mile(s) from Il Pescatore, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
1.90 mile(s) from La Penca Azul, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
1.90 mile(s) from Asena, full service, International, open for: lunch, dinner
2.00 mile(s) from Scott's Seafood, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
2.00 mile(s) from Yoshi's, bar/lounge, Japanese, open for: dinner
2.00 mile(s) from Lake Chalet, bar/lounge, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
2.10 mile(s) from Fat Lady, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
2.60 mile(s) from Sushi House, bar/lounge, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner
2.60 mile(s) from Le Cheval, bar/lounge, Vietnamese, open for: lunch, dinner
2.90 mile(s) from Flora Restaurant & Bar, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
3.00 mile(s) from Pican, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
4.60 mile(s) from Holy Names University
4.70 mile(s) from Mill's College
8.50 mile(s) from University of California Berkeley
13.00 mile(s) from Fashion Institute of Desi, FIDM
15.50 mile(s) from California State Universi
15.90 mile(s) from University of San Francis, USF
20.70 mile(s) from California State Universt, SFSU
2.6 mile(s) from Oaksterdam University
13.90 mile(s) from San Francisco
4.80 mile(s) from Emeryville
10.20 mile(s) from Berkeley
1.30 mile(s) from Alameda
8.90 mile(s) from San Leandro
33.00 mile(s) from Palo Alto
41.00 mile(s) from San Jose
25 mile(s) from Fremont
23 mile(s) from San Ramon
18 mile(s) from Walnut Creek
32 mile(s) from Livermore
2 mile(s) from Jack London Square, Shopping, Dining, entertainment, movie theatre
3 mile(s) from The Hive, Restaurants, evening entertainment.
3.30 mile(s) from Lake Merritt Boating, kayak and paddle boats for rental
2.50 mile(s) from Alameda Bicycle, rental
3.10 mile(s) from 24-Hour Fitness, gym, open 24-hours
3.30 mile(s) from AMF South Shore Lanes, bowling
5.60 mile(s) from Alameda Municipal Golf Co
1.20 mile(s) from Jack London Aquatic Cente, launching site for kayaks out on the bay
12 mile(s) from Reinhardt Redwood Park, State park
4.5 mile(s) from Joaquin Miller Park, State Park
2.80 mile(s) from Alameda South Shore, strip mall with grocery stores and banks
6.60 mile(s) from Bay Street, located in Emeryville with multiple brand name stores
12.60 mile(s) from WestField Shopping Centre, located in San Francisco
22.30 mile(s) from Stoneridge Mall, located in Pleasanton
26.70 mile(s) from Paragon Outlets, located in Livermore
34.50 mile(s) from Great Mall Milpitas, outlet for major brands
8 mile(s) from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
26.00 mile(s) from San Francisco International Airport
1.70 mile(s) from Lake Merritt BART Station we offer a complimentary shuttle to and from this Bart station from the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
1.20 mile(s) from Jack London Square Amtrak, Our complimentary shuttle can take you to this train station.
1.8 mile(s) from Oakland
Free local shuttle from 6:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Daily. Outbound is by appointment only. Call hotel for pick up from the airport