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Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero

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Burbank, California
Reviewed 2 September 2015

So, I read as many reviews as I could but still wasn't sure about this place. Until I got there. If you just looked at the location frontally, and did not look behind you, you'd think you were at a waterfront resort. Seriously. Now, the neighborhood is not terrific, and there isn't much in the way of nearby food (Subway...

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West Wendover, Nevada
Reviewed 28 August 2015

my experience was great at the front desk. They gave me a room quickly for about $100 which is cheap for this area. the room is remodeled with laminate wood floor and a nice flat screen TV with a good sized comfy bed. I was lucky enough to get a water view. girls at pool but it is very small,...

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IRVINE
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Located between a busy freeway and a pretty, small inlet with nice private boats. And, yes, seagulls chirping in the distance. (Freeway and seagull noise was not an issue, and there was no unnecessary dive-bombing or strafing by vicious attack birds.) I've stayed here twice. Clean room and bathroom. Decent size rooms. Friendly and helpful staff. Ah... The Weather Channel,...

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Fresno, CA
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This room was well done full access. It had wide doors, hard floors, good access in bathroom, first floor with no thresholds. Nicely done. Everything in this area is expensive, but they were reasonable for the area. Right on the water and near to Coast Guard Island.

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I think most of the people in this hotel are actually living on the premise.They certainly don't work, since they were partying in front of our room from 1am thru 5 am. I stepped outside to ask them to be more discreet,and had to shout to be heard. They didn't mind me. At 6am, a woman was laughing out loud,...

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay due to the inconveniences you experienced. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I don't usually make it a habit of booking a reservation at a Motel 6 preferring hotels like Hampton Inn or Embassy Suites; however we needed a cheap place to stay in East Bay for 11 days. Most of the hotels in and around the Berkeley area were booked due to the Cal graduation, or the prices were over our...

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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Thebroom that they gave me was full if cigarette smoke, tonsuch extent thatbit wasn't possible to breath there. I've asked for another one and they have agreed with bi problem anf gave me a room with another flavor of cigarettes. I'll preffer to sleep in the car next time.

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Oakland-Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. The service concerns you describe are not characteristic of the level of service our colleagues strive to provide, and we apologize your stay was unsatisfactory. Please know the conditions you experienced in your room are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. We are committed to delivering a...

Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

When my wife and i want to go on vacation to San Francisco we always stay here, it is not to far from San Francisco (15 min) they have a beautiful view of the bay area (embarcadero) that connects Oakland with San Francisco, avg price per night 90-115 usd, cons wifi not included (4 dlls per day)

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We only learned after our stay, that this area is not the best in the SF area, with crime more abundant then elsewhere. Had we known that, we probably would've passed on this motel. Glad we didn't. The location is fantastic, right on the waterfront. We could see the bay from our window. Had breakfas right by the water. Great....

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ft. bragg
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This place was horrible! The check-in guy was rude and not helpful. Their credit card machine didn't work and I had to pay cash. The room was tiny and noisy. Bed was horrible. There was all kinds of police activity all night and folks were running from room to room. Drug deals and hookers galore! Wouldn't stay there again if...

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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $150 - $178 (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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“When booking request a room in the back or on the dock side for a great view”
 of 5 bubbles 992amandaj, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from parties!”
 of 5 bubbles KenandDoug, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a waterfront room. Nice view. However, be prepared for people hanging out and partying nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles nancymO1274OM, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try for the water view on the 1st floor (no elevator)”
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“Check in early to get a water view”
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