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Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero

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Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived to find lobby FULL of flies! One of the housekeeper ride home kept honking his horn while I was checking in. Staff was friendly though. Room was FULL of flies. Garbage found between mattress and box. Lots of sketchy people hanging around outside of rooms. More security cameras than your local SUPER MAX!

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Dubuque, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late on the Amtrak and just wanted an inexpensive place for the night for a family of 5 before starting our road trip down the California coast. This was a great option. The front desk staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The beds were comfy. Showers were good. No breakfast, but there is coffee. There is a nice...

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Thank Shawni_and_Dan
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is a good clean place to stay for a reasonable price in a very expensive area. It's located on the water in the Embarcadero area of Oakland. Try to get a water view room that will make your stay much more enjoyable.

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Nice motel on the water. Nice seafood restaurant and Starbucks walking distance. Rooms were clean and staff was friendly. We stayed there 4 different times on our visits to the Bay Area. We have a dog so it's something difficult to find a budget hotel with a pet that is clean. Would stay again. We stayed on the back on...

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Thank TarrapinRoads
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The pictures are very deceiving. Rooms appear clean, but aren't. This is a pre-pay hotel. The sheets stunk like they hadn't been cleaned in a month. The towels smelt sort of clean. Light bulbs we're missing. Get the wifi code before you leave the front desk. You have to pay and get a code from the front desk. Ridic! Staff...

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Thank Gabriel G
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A good price for last minute deal. Close to nice restaurants. And the airport. Rooms are clean .Service is fast upon request . Near the Oakland marina. The host helped me with all my question of the surrounding area ..

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The motel is right off the water and area is very quiet and clean. The day we checked in they were power washing the whole motel so it was a little bothersome with the noise and water. The spa was not working and they did want to know names of guests in rooms and also you have to have a...

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Thank amanda j
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

This is a decent hotel for the price. It is on the Embarcadero, so next to water which is nice. We had a decent room without a lot of amenities. We got an ADA room, which wasn't necessary for us, but it's good for those that need it!

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Provo, Utah
Reviewed 6 February 2016

The rooms have just been remodeled and look very modern and are clean. The Motel is right next to a small pier and overlooks the Oakland embarcadero with a nice view. Parking can get pretty competitive at night even in their big parking lot.

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Fernley, Nevada
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Very nice room...modern and clean. Bed was decent but not great. Nice location for my purpose of heading to the Fox Theatre on NYE for a concert. Property is nice with the backside butting up against a marina. Paid wi-fi? More stars if the room was a tad cheaper...$100+ for a Motel 6? Make it $85 for a 4 star...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel 6 Oakland - Embarcadero is located at I-880/Nimitz Freeway and within a mile of the Port of Oakland Marina. California's beaches are 4 miles away. Relax in our hot tub. Guest rooms are 100% non-smoking and Wi-Fi is available for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero

Address: 1801 Embarcadero, I-880/Nimitz Freeway at 16th & 23rd Avenues, Oakland, CA 94606-5224
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $159 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero 2*
Number of rooms: 97
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Motel Six Oakland
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“When booking request a room in the back or on the dock side for a great view”
992amandaj, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from parties!”
KenandDoug, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a waterfront room. Nice view. However, be prepared for people hanging out and partying nearby.”
nancymO1274OM, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try for the water view on the 1st floor (no elevator)”
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dirkusm, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Check in early to get a water view”
talk2p, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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