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Hotel south of Oakland as base?

Hey, how about that, first time posting on the N. American forum.

I'll be flying to Oakland for a week of work next month, and I could use some help deciding whether to get a hotel in Oakland or something south of there as a base, but where I could still take BART into Oakland.

The trip will involve 2 -3 work days in Oakland at the Federal Bldg on Jackson, one day driving south all the way down to Hollister and back, and another day to San Bruno (next to SFO) and back. I'm sure I'll be fine with the Oakland hotels, but when I can, I like to be out of the concrete jungle, especially if there's a place long evening walks.

Any ideas?

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1. Re: Hotel south of Oakland as base?

You might want to consider Oakland Waterfront Hotel. Its by the water...can watch the boats and the water; close to Jack London Square; restaurants, and a ferry ride to San Francisco. A free shuttle connects you to downtown Oakland and you can take AC transit to Bart.

Another place to consider is north of Emeryville and closer to Bart is Woodfin Suites


Nice food court, shopping area, etc. nearby

Further south is not that interesting so I'd suggest finding a place in Berkeley, Emeryville, or Oakland area.

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2. Re: Hotel south of Oakland as base?

Thanks mini; that's just the sort of thing I was wanting to find out.


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