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Mendocino, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though the rooms were advertised as no smoking, the group of loud people in the adjoining room were heavy smokers. The smoke came under the connecting door and woke us more than once. We let the night manager know what was happening and they did nothing. We tried contacting the hotel manager the next day and never received a... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When flying out of Oakland. I find the Red Lion a perfect place to stay. Clean and safe hotel, that offers park and fly. I will definitely stay here again when in Oakland. The staff where very helpful.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

What a delightful review to read! Thank you for sharing your positive thoughts with us. We are honored to hear you continuously choose Red Lion Hotel Oakland for your hospitality and traveling needs. Our friendly staff looks forward to welcoming you back the next time you require our services. Come again soon, and as always, we wish you happy and... More 

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20 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

make sure you reserve a room inside the main building, not the back building. back building has no inside corridors and you find yourself in a parking lot that anyone can access. the area is right off the BART, all kinds of people wander through here. I won't stay here again, but perhaps someone else wouldn't find it as worrisome.

Thank suds3630
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to share your thoughtful comments with us. While we agree that our central location tends to attract a diverse selection of people, we assure you that we consider the safety of our guests to be a priority which we do not take lightly. We hope that other than our location, you were able to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Considering the alternatives in this area are a Hilton and Holiday Inn Express I would stay elsewhere. The shuttle driver and front desk person were both very cordial but the room was very dated especially the bathroom. Red Lion needs to do a major overhaul of this property. I am talking 1970s like pink tiles in the bathroom. Combine that... More 

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

We consider all guest feedback an opportunity to continually improve upon our accommodations. Our staff members appreciate your kind comments in regards to their friendly and helpful attitudes. It is our goal to deliver clean and comfortable rooms and we apologize if we did not meet your standards. We will use your comments to improve upon aspects you mentioned. It... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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14 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very noisy! Double pane windows didn't block even trucks going by. Much less the jets flying overhead. Your water tastes terrible!!! On the 25th, your front desk person offered us two bottles of wster, and alerted us to the lousy water. Last night there was no warning and no offer. Your ice machines are broken on the 6th and 5th... More 

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

Guest feedback is extremely important to us as it helps us better understand guests' experiences. Thank you for notifying us of the issues you encountered during your stay. We would like to apologize for not offering you bottled water during your second night with us. Sometimes our staff gets very busy and may forget to offer. We wish you had... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016

OLD JANKY lumpy BEDS. terrible customer service. carmela royce was a rude man.the manager didnt listen well. the place smelled old simply wasnt comfortable. even the towles where rough with some ones hair on it. to top it off they stole 250 dollars from me via a fake smoking complaint. i NEVER smoked in the room. EVER. terrible hotel &... More 

Thank Leon E
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

We appreciate all guest feedback as it helps us understand how we can better assist our guests. We apologize for not meeting your expectations during your stay. We are extremely concerned with your report of your experience with our staff, as well as with our room. We are very sorry you were treated with anything other than polite and helpful... More 

San Diego
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33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stayed in this hotel for a business convention which was being held at the Hilton down the street. Hilton was charging almost $300/ night ! I stayed here at less than $200/night. Room was good size, small fridge, 42"flat screen, comfortable bed. Only con is you have to drive to get to eating places. The restaurant downstairs was good for... More 

Thank Jaime C
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

Jaime - We appreciate your positive review and recommendation to business travelers. We are pleased to hear that we were able to provide a convenient alternative and good value for your recent business convention. We are also glad that you enjoyed your room and were able to get a good night's rest after long days at the convention. Thank you... More 

Reno, Nevada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Ramiro the waiter was outstanding. The trainee at the desk (with no name tag) communicated poorly, and her mentors, standing right next to her, would only speak to her and not to us. At dinner we had a very unpleasant experience with a drunk customer ranting loud obscenities at the cook/bartender for a long time. Ramiro tried to make our... More 

Thank Gregory B
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

Dear Gregory, Thank you for taking a moment to provide your feedback. We are happy to hear Ramiro provided you with excellent customer service. We will be sure to pass along your compliments. However, we are saddened to hear of the disappointing situations you encountered as well. We will be sure to look into both circumstances and provide guidance where... More 

Riverside, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

To start my room was not ready when i arrived, so the hotel upgraded me to a top floor room with a great view of the city. Room was nice , pretty modern. Beds were comfortable. very close to airport and descnetly priced compared to other S*** holes in the area.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for trusting Red Lion Hotel Oakland to deliver the comfort you were expecting. We apologize that upon arrival, your room was not prepared, though we are glad we were able to find a prompt solution by providing you with an upgraded room. We appreciate your compliments to the value we provided through our comfortable rooms and ideal location.... More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Bed was comfortable and lots of tv channels. Complimentary breakfast was nice and interesting--lots of ethnic options but everything was fresh and hot and servers were friendly. Having the restaurant open for a few hours at lunch would have been a plus!

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport, responded to this review

We are extremely appreciative of your kind review. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and for choosing Red Lion Hotel Oakland. Glad to hear you enjoyed our variety of fresh breakfast options. We will take your suggestion into consideration in regards to lunch hours. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Comfortable beds and tasty breakfast will... More 

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport hotel in Oakland, California offers superb Three-Diamond, full-service accommodations where personal service and comfort will give each guest a memorable experience. Our beautiful Oakland, California hotel is located halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, California located in the heart of the East bay. We are minutes away from the University of California at Berkley, California State University East Bay, Stanford University and San Jose State University, as well as numerous community colleges. Also be sure to visit Jack London Square bustling with unique shops, restaurants and nightlife. If your leisure time allows, please make Bay Street Mall a priority for all of your retail shopping needs, this shopping center, located less than 18 miles from the hotel, features a variety of specialty shops as well as known retailers such as Coach, Abercrombie and Fitch & Nike just to name a few. The Red Lion Hotel in Oakland, CA is also fortunate enough to have nearly forty well-established houses of worship nearby, including First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Allen Temple, Buddhist Church of Oakland, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and Temple Sinai & Jehovah's Witness Oakland Central. Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Quinceañeras and Corporate Events are our specialties, with meeting rooms ranging from our executive boardrooms to Monterey room and our California Ballroom. Red Lion Oakland International Airport Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the Oakland International Airport from 4:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M. Our shuttle service also provides transportation to the Coliseum BART Station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport

Address: 150 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA 94621 (Formerly Park Plaza Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $179 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 189
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Also Known As:
Park Plaza Hotel Oakland
Park Plaza Oakland
Oakland Park Plaza
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