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Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel

AAA - 3 Diamond

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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.

Our property is uniquely positioned on Oaklands 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 Oaklands 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 parking, 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 Franciscos Moscone Convention Center, and are centrally located in the Bay Area. Our location makes traveling to the Oakland As Stadium, the Oakland Raiders Coliseum and Warriors 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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1717 Embarcadero
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


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1717 Embarcadero
United States

What's nearby?


  • 1.30 mile(s) from Alameda

  • 4.80 mile(s) from Emeryville

  • 8.90 mile(s) from San Leandro

  • 10.20 mile(s) from Berkeley

  • 13.90 mile(s) from San Francisco

  • 33.00 mile(s) from Palo Alto

  • 41.00 mile(s) from San Jose

  • 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

  • 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 Design and Merchandising, FIDM

  • 15.50 mile(s) from California State University East Bay

  • 15.90 mile(s) from University of San Francisco, USF

  • 20.70 mile(s) from California State Universtiy San Francisco, SFSU

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 969 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 683
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Very happy with our stay

13/04/2018 bandmom608, bandmom608

Very conveniently located off of the freeway. Staff was pleasant and accommodating. The free parking was a great perk compared to the $65+/day you'd pay to park at a hotel in SF. Hotel was clean an... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear bandmom608 Glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the great review. If you don't want to drive, just sign up for our shuttle. We'll take you to BART or Jack London Square. Lots to do in Oakland. Thank you

Above Average Stay

11/04/2018 704Lori, San Luis Obispo, California

My family of 3 booked two nights here to be close to U.C. Berkeley for a campus tour. Everything was positive. We were warmly greeted when we walked in the front door and struck by the water view in... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear 704 Lori, Thank you for the nice review. We're working really hard to re-set the bar for Best Westerns. Bring us your corporate business too. You'll be surprised at how we excel with meetings. thank you

Great visit

10/04/2018 Jeff D,

I stay at this hotel for business I think I’m there more than I’m home. During my current visit I had a small problem. I have bad allergies, I had forgotten to bring my allergy medicine, I spoke to Ch... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Jeff, Great to hear all worked out. Thank you for the great review and positive story! (let's keep the drug dealing on the DL) We hope to see you again soon!

Great place to stay when visiting the San Francisco area!

07/04/2018 Judy M, Newburyport, Massachusetts

My husband and I stayed at the Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel while visiting family in Alameda. The hotel was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. The breakfast was described as contine... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Judy, Thank you for this great review. While we're a tiny little hotel in the Bay Area your positive social media comments help us sooo much. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for mentioning how close Alameda is. Actually our location make us a great choice when visiting many of the Bay Area cities. Thank you and we hope to see you again real soon.

Great hotel

04/04/2018 denisegodwin73,

I was happy with our stay here. The staff were extremely nice. The rooms were spacious and very clean. The 24 hour coffee bar was a nice surprise. Breakfast was average, but cery welcomed. The view fr... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Denise, Thank you for your nice review. We're very glad you enjoyed yourself. We look forward to your return. Also, we're OPEN for BUSINESS. If your business needs rooms and meeting space in Oakland, we're the perfect hotel. Call our sales team today.