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Greg Linhares/city of oakland Lodging Downtown Go where the action is Comfort Zone Need a place to stay? Find the perfect spot to recharge at the end of the day. Jack London Square Discover the invigorating waterfront Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel The hotel provides a serene setting beside the estuary separating Oakland from Alameda. Rooms are modern and fresh, and the breakfast buffet is great. Perks: outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, free breakfast. 1717 Embarcadero, (510) 356-2450, baysidehoteloakland.com Executive Inn & Suites Embarcadero Cove Large photos of sailboats emphasize the waterfront location. Breakfast here includes a waffle bar. Perks: kids under 14 free, free breakfast, fitness room, outdoor pool, hot tub, electric car charging station. 1755 Embarcadero, (510) 536-6633, executiveinnoakland.com Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland Waterfront Make a comfortable extended stay at Homewood Suites, overlooking the estuary. Stop in at the free breakfast and evening get-togethers—the manager pours beer at night—or use the suite’s kitchen. Perks: outdoor pool, fitness room. 1103 Embarcadero, (510) 663-2700, homewoodsuites.hilton.com The Inn at Jack London Square This handsome inn attracts guests with inviting details like striped upholstered lounge chairs and umbrellas beside an outdoor pool landscaped with hydrangeas and the like. Perks: pool, fitness room. 233 Broadway, (510) 452-4565, innatthesquare.com motel 6 Get marina views from the waterfront rooms at Motel 6, one of the lodgings just south of Jack London Square. Perks: outdoor pool, hot tub. 1801 Embarcadero, (510) 436-0103, motel6oakland.com Waterfront Hotel With a breezy style—blue-striped facade, a crow’s nest atop the hotel, oar-patterned wallpaper—the Waterfront immerses guests in its marina-side setting. Sharing the building is Lungomare, which covers everything from breakfast to dinner and late drinks (see page 28). Perks: outdoor pool, sauna, fitness center. 10 Washington St., (510) 836-3800, waterfronthoteloakland.com Airbnb Sleep aboard the sailing ketch owned by Airbnb host Shaun—all brass fittings and teak woodwork— for an exhilarating stay among the boats at Embarcadero Cove. Shaun takes guests for a spin on the bay if they wish, or they can paddle out in the kayaks he provides. Perk: marine breeze. airbnb.com Clarion Hotel Downtown Oakland City Center Furnished in classic cherrywood, the Clarion Hotel gives excellent value for its price. You’ll find a good Indian restaurant in the building, too. Perks: free breakfast, fitness center. 371 13th St., (510) 279-1700, choicehotels.com Courtyard oakland Downtown Set between Old Oakland and Chinatown, this hotel is, like Marriott City Center, a great choice for upperend lodging downtown. The Bistro cafe menu features fresh fare, from scrambled eggs in the morning to burgers at night. Perks: outdoor pool, fitness center. 988 Broadway, (510) 625-8282, marriott.com Oakland Marriott City Center You get a view of the Tribune Tower or San Francisco from many of the rooms in this 21-story hotel. Bright pops of color accent the contemporary guest rooms. Level Two restaurant serves a breakfast buffet and, at lunch and dinner, steak and other classics, while Twelve Bar Lounge supplies bar bites. Perks: outdoor pool, fitness center. 1001 Broadway, (510) 451-4000, marriott.com The Washington Inn Situated across from the convention center on one side and the food hall Swan’s Market (see page 36) on the other, the Washington Inn is in a renovated 1913 building in Old Oakland. Rooms, in golds and reds, have a traditional flavor. The attached Seison restaurant serves a solid menu of standards with a Left Coast spin. Perk: free breakfast. 495 10th St., (510) 452-1776, thewashingtoninn.com T h e T o w n 6 4 #o a k l a n d l o v e i t


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