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Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel

1717 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606-5223

+1 510 356 2450

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based on 551 reviews

About Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, Oakland

Value for money

Please note: The breakfast style will be 'Grab & Go' to include additional prepackaged items. Blending a relaxing waterfront setting with world-class facilities and fully tailored meeting services, the Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel is consistently acclaimed among the top business and leisure hotels in the Bay Area and remains #1 on TripAdvisor of all of Oakland hotels. Conveniently located near San Francisco, the hotel is a gateway to the Bay Area. The Bayside Hotel is uniquely positioned on Oakland's waterfront and offers quick freeway access while being simple and fast to catch flights from the Oakland International Airport. The Hotels’ modern and spacious rooms make all water view rooms feel like a suite, making any guest feel like they are residing at a five-star resort. When choosing a Bay Area or Oakland hotel, ensure that you get fantastic value as well as a great waterfront location. Each waterside room includes either a patio or balcony with impressive views of Oakland's waterway. Be sure to catch the sun setting over the San Francisco skyline. Travel 12 minutes on BART (train) or take a majestic ferry ride from Jack London Square to the heart of downtown San Francisco. The Bayside Hotel is closer to downtown San Francisco than many San Francisco hotels. Oakland has been voted one of the top cities to visit in the United States because of its trendy and creative food and restaurant resurgence, and its edgy arts scene. Discover it all at this waterfront Oakland hotel location just off the 880 Freeway. The hotel is very close to a number of Universities and Colleges including UC Berkeley (Cal), Laney College, Mills College and Holy Names University. Our top ranked hotel in Oakland is one of the few Oakland hotels featuring free superfast internet, and a free hot breakfast. We also offer a tremendous travel value with no hidden fees added onto your room rate other than the normal taxes and tourism fees.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Deluxe Rooms - River view


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Standard Rooms - Skyline view


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Double Rooms - Harbor view


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King Rooms - Garden view


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Queen Rooms - City view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Mini-market on site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Lake view
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted
  • City view


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool with a view
  • Massage

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • EV charging station
  • Airport shuttle


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast

Things to do

  • Golf


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel

Attractions in Oakland, California curated by momondo

Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel location: 1717 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606-5223


Lake Merritt1.3 mi
Oakland Convention Center1.8 mi
Fox Theater2.0 mi
Oracle Arena3.5 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Thai & Combodian Cuisine0.2 mi
Tijuana Restaurant0.2 mi
Brotzeit-Lokal0.3 mi
Cheo Leo Restaurant0.4 mi

Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 551 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Nice room and professional staff! (in 85 reviews)
  • Great breakfast with plenty of choice (in 77 reviews)
  • Friendly staff Nice juices over breakfast. (in 68 reviews)
Cons -
  • Good shuttle to Jack London Sq. (in 5 reviews)
  • The room cost me $350/night. (in 5 reviews)
  • The pocket door in the bathroom (in 4 reviews)

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Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • In Oakland, 3 star hotels have average nightly rates of $155. Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel is $41 cheaper than the city average at just $114/night.

  • The drive from Oakland to Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel will take you about 16min depending on traffic, with a distance of 5.4 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Oakland to the hotel, but also around Oakland during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Oakland are on average $24/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Oakland.

  • One of the easiest dining options for Oakland guests staying in Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Oakland specifically look for hotels with a pool. Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel is 1.8 mi away from the city center of Oakland, where you can find interesting sights such as Fox Theater.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 510 356 2450.

  • Yes, Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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