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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


Location and Attractions

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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 1097 traveller reviews
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Excellent location in Central Bay Area

16/09/2019 Siobhan C, San Anselmo, United States

If you are coming to the Bay Area, this hotel is a great option. It's centrally located, so it's easy to get into the City, stroll through Jack London Square or head up to the North Bay. The room was... more


Get a water view room

16/09/2019 CarolynSonora, Sonora

Convenient location and quiet on the estuary side. Nice size room but furniture well used. Bathroom had walk-in shower and separate tub which was nice. Separate toilet closet, convenient as well. ... more


Nice hotel pity about location

14/09/2019 Micklowrey, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Stayed 3 nights here before moving on to San Francisco. The hotel was really nice and pleasant with the room facing on to the water. A very spacious room with a large bathroom and microwave etc. The f... more


Birthday Made Special

12/09/2019 Mac7872,

While travelling in California, this location was one of our overnight stays. It so happened that my birthday coincided with the night we stayed at this Hotel. The Hotel staff learning it was my birth... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Mac, So glad you were here for your birthday and that we were able to make it even more memorable. Since we only have so many, shouldn't we feel special on our day? Glad to hear that you also enjoyed your visit and stay in our hotel. After all isn't that the real reason we're here. No matter what day it is, please come back and see us again. Thank you

Beautiful, Quiet & Relaxing

08/09/2019 TingWashingtonDC, Washington DC

We stayed here for 5 nights when Teen Girl Thing wanted to attend a concert at nearby Fox Theater. We chose a waterfront room, which had a private patio overlooking a scenic running path and the estua... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Ting, Thank you for your stay with us and we're so glad that you enjoyed your stay. How was the concert at the Fox Theater. I've heard it is a great venue for concerts and lectures. It so convenient from our hotel, we're a perfect hotel choice. We look forward you your next visit.