I needed a place for my sib and partner to stay for two nights while they visited my family in Oakland nearby. The arrangements went smoothly, the room was comfortable, the fresh eggs for breakfast a treat. Be aware that there are a lot of steps up to the front door if you are bringing a heavy suitcase. Not overly fancy, but with character and substance. The hosts cordial and accomodating, and knowledgable about the area. We are birdwatchers, and they pointed out a pond in Mt. View Cemetary which is a great place to walk that I didn't know about even though I've been to other sections many time.. Good location and good value.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A B&B On Fairmount, a home-stay style B&B, has been operating in the friendly Piedmont Avenue neighborhood of Oakland since 1996. The Craftsman-era home has large and welcoming guest rooms and common spaces, countless sunny windows, and an over-sized organic garden with seasonal hens giving us fresh eggs. The congenial hosts enjoy sharing their home and Oakland's (and Berkeley's) terrific restaurants and attractions. Average rates are $125.40 To $182.40. ... more less