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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 923 traveller reviews
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Nice and Affordable

14/11/2017 MickeyCks, Olathe, Kansas

Nicely decorated. Very large guest room. Comfy beds. Bathroom had a tub and shower. Used the shuttle service to airport and nearby areas - free and easy. Complimentary breakfast with hot and col... more


Wonderful Stay in Oakland

12/11/2017 Bluebirds2, Honolulu

My husband and I needed a place to stay in Oakland and were delighted with our stay at the Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel. We knew the hotel was parallel to the 880, however, once inside, we soon fo... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Bluebirds2, Great review and thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences. Our team at the Bayside really work hard to make every guest's stay memorable. It really is kind of crazy finding a hotel so close to the freeway that delivers such a great stay experience. Our waterview rooms are really delightful, peachful and comfortable. We look forward to your return soon. Thank you

Lovely hotel, nice rooms, friendly and helpful staff

12/11/2017 E Christine R, Winnipeg, Canada

This is a lovely hotel with very nice rooms. My room even had a lovely view of the water. Breakfast was excellent and included. Staff were friendly and helpful. Charles checked me in and out and w... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Christine, It's really great to hear that our team was able to make a difference in your stay and help you to enjoy Oakland even more. Thank you for your business and we look forward to your return.

Nice hotel for San Fran. Long drive to city though.

11/11/2017 Joel0917, Allen Park, Michigan

I stayed here for business as it fit my hotel night stay budget. Hotel is very nice and easy of the freeway. Great views of the bay. However, there was a musty odor in room 1, i was moved and room 2 w... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Joel, Thank you for the review. We have found that once the air moves around a bit with the A/C either with hot air or cold that little bit of a scent goes away. Glad you had a great stay.

Great Place to stay in Oakland

06/11/2017 carolyncP4158MF, Redding, United States

The staff is always very friendly and helpful and delighted to have you as their guests. This hotel does not disappoint. We feel and we are visiting family when we stay here. The view of the waterfr... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Carolyn, Great review. They say that hotels are made of brick and mortar, but it's the people inside that really make the difference. It would seem that your visit proves this point. Thank you for visiting us and please come back soon.