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LaGrange, GA
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Stayed two nights. Room clean, beds comfy. Right on the rail line, so get a room on the back!!! Do not eat breakfast - nasty. Nearby is a great place for breakfast. Ideal for rail travel. Jack London Square itself not much.

Thank GeorgiaShrink
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I stayed for a couple of nights, and it has the basic for a quick stay. The noise is definitely an issue and the installations need to be updated. In general, the neighborhood was calm, close to some bars, restaurants, etc.

Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

After travelling all day this is not the kind of place you want to end your day at. The room was ice cold and my bed only had sheets on it. The coffee maker was as old as the tv and was dirty. The shower head was broke. There is a train that runs parallel to the hotel so this...

Thank JT201677
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Not bad at all. Basic though. Trains can go by late at night, if you're a heavy sleeper no problems. Area is fine, nice bars around and good spots for breakfast (if you want a nice coating for the heart that is).

1Thank BennyGrem
Reviewed 12 December 2016

There was nothing good about this hotel. The AC wasn't working and it was incredibly hot in the room and the staff didn't really care about anything. The open window didn't help much and the worst thing of all - the train tracks right in front of the place... The noise was just unbearable. Avoid this place at all costs,...

Thank ags994
McKean, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 October 2016

There are 2-sets of train tracks diectly in front of this hotel with a train going past about every half hour! I have never stayed at a more disgusting place. We were greeted by a bum taking a cigarette out of the ashtray and smoking it. Not secure at all. There was no control for the a/c and it was...

1Thank Richard M
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Due to the negative reviews, I expected the worst. I was pleasantly surprised by the delightful staff. Never having been in Oakland, I ask a lot and they answered a lot. Great suggestions for sight seers like me. The room was fine. Worn and old like many budget places I stay in, but I did not see anything during my...

Thank sofia l
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very surprised! Loved the central location. My room was pleasant and clean. Some stains on the carpet and some chips and wear. Did not need to use the broken lift. I am a very early riser so breakfast was great! The staff was very friendly and respectful. Deal was worth the price.

Thank larsenglish
Lemoore, California
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The hotel was conveniently located across from Jack London Square which was good since we were attending a two day event there. However, that is about the only thing good about this hotel. From the lobby to the rooms the entire place is not clean, the towels were even worse than Motel 6 (exfoliate with each use), bathrooms in disrepair,...

Thank Sandy Budziszew... S
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great location and safer than it looked initially. Lift was broken had to lug suitcases to 3rd floor. Room was ok. Beds were a little hard. The noise from the trains was very loud and intrusive. Breakfast was good but you had to be in early to get any food. On the plus side the staff were friendly and helpful.

1Thank Neecie_1

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Additional Information about Jack London Inn

Address: 444 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: €85 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jack London Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 110
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“NOT on the front facing the street (and railroad tracks - active trains!)”
GeorgiaShrink, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid all rooms”
RichardM869, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here unless all you care about is location.”
sandybudziszewskis, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the 4th floor ;)”
15caylag, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel.”
alened2014, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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