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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 1008 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 710
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Wonderful Service

14/09/2018 Nieshaa D,

Did not have to wait long to be shuttled from the airport to the hotel. Spacious and clean room with a beautiful view of the water. Friendly staff was very accommodating to our need to check in early ... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Nieshaa, So glad that you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We are one of the only off-airport hotels to offer an airport shuttle service. We make staying near the airport enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon.

My Favorite Hotel When Visiting Oakland or San Francisco

14/09/2018 Sightseer687876,

This is our "go-to" hotel when visiting Oakland or San Francisco. It is in a convenient location, and it is clean and quiet. It also has a free shuttle service and free breakfast. The staff is ext... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Sightseer, We have something in common, the Bayside Hotel in my favorite hotel too! Great to hear that you're enjoying your stays with us and that we're your "go-to" hotel. Don't forget to mention our speedy hi-speed WIFI that's included, as well as parking. Looking forward to your return.

Beautiful Hotel

13/09/2018 Bearbearness, Modesto, California

The BW Bayside hotel is beautiful with Awesome views of the waterfront from the dining area and multiple rooms. Sunsets are lovely from the lounge and even better from the pier. Entry into the hotel ... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Bearbearness, "Frankly Scarlet, we do give a ___" No, it wasn't our staircase but we could have used ours as a double. Thank you for your great review and for mentioning our beautiful sunsets. Now everyone will know I'm not exaggerating when I say they can be breath taking. We hope to see you again soon.

Business but relaxing

13/09/2018 673agnes,

Had a great 3 day stay at this hotel. Had a room with balcony overlooking the water. Although busy in the conference during the day it was nice to relax afterwards in the lounge and on the balcony. ... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Agnes, Thank you for writing a very nice review. We hope the conference was at our hotels, we make a great spot for education, budget meetings and everything business. We look forward to your next stay.

Perfect for our stay

12/09/2018 heidiylovaas, Las Vegas, Nevada

From the moment I first called the front desk to inquire about making a reservation untill check-out, I was impressed.The people answering the phone were easy to communiticate with and answerd my ques... more

Owner Response
MHochstatter, General Manager at Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, responded to this review
Dear heidiylovaas, Great review! Sounds like a perfect stay to me too! Hope to see you again in the near future.