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Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland

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  • Excellent16%
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  • Average22%
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“rooms are small”(9 reviews)
“san francisco”(17 reviews)
“queen bed”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

Although it was just a place to lay our head because we didnt want to make the road trip to LA the same day of a lot of festivities I still wanted the hotel to look like the picture. For the price I wanted it...More

Thank Niketa C
Response from ayalnesh C, Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown OaklandResponded 14 November 2013

Hi Niketa, While I'm glad you found your room clean and experienced friendly service, I'm sorry you thought your room wasn't as luxurious as you hoped. Do you have any suggestions for us to improve? I appreciate your feedback and hope to hear back from...More

Reviewed 26 October 2013 via mobile

For the price you can't argue with tha standard and the location. Room a little small hut ok. Secure parking for a charge next to the hotel. Tribin bar actually has a cask ale (if you don't know what that means google it, essentially its...More

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Response from ayalnesh C, Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown OaklandResponded 29 October 2013

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our affordable rates. It's our goal to offer our guests both value and convenience. If you have any suggestions for us to improve, please let me know. Best, Ayu, General Manager

Reviewed 19 October 2013

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in early October. The hotel location is great as it is in downtown Oakland and very close to the BART subway system, which makes it easy to get to San Francisco. When we first entered the hotel,...More

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Response from ayalnesh C, Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown OaklandResponded 21 October 2013

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. While we're glad you appreciated our central and convenient location, I'm sorry to hear you think our property appears neglected. That's the last impression we want our guests to have. Though our building is old, our entire...More

Reviewed 26 September 2013

clean, comfy hotel , great staff, 2 min walk to BART station for quick/easy travel to SF good value for money compared to what SF hotels were charging!!! No breakfast included but we found a nice diner round the corner!

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Response from ayalnesh C, Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown OaklandResponded 2 October 2013

Thanks for recommending us! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed a pleasant stay with us. The next time you need a hotel in the Bay Area, be sure to keep us in mind! Take care, Ayu, General Manager

Reviewed 3 September 2013

Chose the Clarion because I was attending a meeting at the Oakland Marriott, which was sold out. The hotel was conveniently located just 3 blocks away. Room was tiny...the bed took up the entire room. Room had no desk or drawers. Just a small closet...More

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Response from ayalnesh C, Manager at Clarion Hotel-Downtown OaklandResponded 10 September 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm sorry to hear your stay with us was just okay. We definitely try to do better than that! Besides the size of our rooms, what can we do to improve? I appreciate your feedback and...More

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Vanessa B
10 August 2016|
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Response from edseeger | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall a microwave in the room we stayed in. The room was somewhat small and there may not have been a proper spot to place one. Whether any of Clarion's guest rooms contain microwaves, I'd ask front desk personnel.
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scotadot
12 February 2015|
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Response from Zoom_Gotti | Reviewed this property |
Not really. But I will say that Chinatown is only a few blocks away and, for me, I didn't find the walk dangerous. The streets, however, can appear dark and empty with stragglers hanging out on the street corners. Also, just... More
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Lebcm
17 January 2015|
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No, there are no malls in Oakland.
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"Back from the street would be quieter but the street didn't seems as noisy or busy as some reviews made..."
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