Possibly the coolest city in California, there are plenty of reasons to visit Oakland. With a vibrant food scene, funky museums, and the Redwoods and Napa Valley right on its doorstep, Oakland is an up and coming city that’s rivalling San Francisco in terms of hipness. However, unlike San Francisco, Oakland is not let over populated with travelers, making now a fantastic time to visit this west coast city.
A city in its own right, but very close to Oakland, hotels in downtown Berkley enjoy being in close proximity to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Morcom Rose Garden. This area of the city also boasts a thriving culture as well as both farm-made and international cuisine.
The ‘original’ downtown, Old Oakland, is a historic district in the city’s downtown. Guests staying at hotels in Oakland can take advantage of the neighborhood’s attractions, which include the African American Museum. Guests wishing to stay in an alternative location, away from the hustle and bustle of the main city, may opt for a South Oakland hotel, which is the area surrounding Southland Mall, amongst other attractions.
Located within the heart of the city, Downtown Oakland hotels are close to shops, bars, restaurants, and many Oakland attractions. These include the Oakland Museum of California, Lake Merritt, and Oakland’s Farmer’s Market. These are some of the very best spots of the city.
Oakland has one amazing 5 star hotel. Complete with a club and spa, you will not be needing to look anywhere else for deluxe Oakland accommodation. Furthermore, there are two luxurious 4 star hotels to be found in Oakland. These options are beautiful, and include luxury suites, comfortable beds, and a range of additional amenities.
With 32 3-star hotels, a large range at different budgets, they are perfect for all travelers’ styles. Oakland has 81 business hotels. Whether you are after a reliable chain or want to add some excitement to your business trip with an independent hotel, you are sure to find something to take your fancy within the city.
There are also 30 pet-friendly hotels in Oakland. If you are traveling with a furry friend, you won’t need to sacrifice on any other needs.
Oakland’s materialization as a hip destination has lead to nine boutique hotels to open their doors to the city’s visitors, giving stylish travelers lots of options within the city.
Oakland and Northern California are incredibly well connected to the rest of the USA and the world. Whichever airport you are flying into, you will be able to take advantage of fantastic facilities at any.
Oakland International Airport hotels are just 10 miles south of Downtown Oakland, making them very easy to access from the city.
Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport hotels are located around 41 miles south of Oakland. While the airport is a lot smaller than the other airports serving the Oakland area, it connects to many international locations and is an option for some travelers to Oakland.
San Francisco International is a major transport hub, with flights to all corners of the world. Located about 22 miles from Oakland, it is a popular arrival point for many visitors to the city, most of which stay in the many San Francisco Airport hotels before or after their flight.