Hotels near Downtown
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Aside from the massive California oak that's the city's living mascot, signs of life seem scant downtown. The main thoroughfare, Broadway, is lined with splendid but often empty Art Deco facades, including now-shuttered Oaksterdam, California's pioneering medical marijuana dispensary. But scattered along Broadway are major points of Oakland pride, including James Beard Award-winning chef Daniel Patterson's Plum restaurant. At the gloriously restored 1931 Paramount Theatre, the mosaic marquee hosts major comedians (Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld) and R&B acts (Prince, Alicia Keys). Further uptown, Fox Theater is a smaller converted Deco cinema hosting big names from Green Day to President Obama. Oakland's uptown, off-Broadway gallery hub is anchored by Johansson Projects and Creative Growth Art Center—don't miss local first Friday openings and weekly Saturday afternoon strolls coordinated by Oakland Art Murmur.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Downtown

Quality Inn Oakland Airport
Quality Inn Oakland Airport
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6.8
Good
8471 Enterprise Way, Oakland
from $79
Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
|
8.7
Excellent
10 Washington Street, Oakland
from $129
Days Hotel Oakland Airport-Coliseum
Days Hotel Oakland Airport-Coliseum
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7.0
Good
8350 Edes Avenue, Oakland
from $67
Hilton Oakland Airport
Hilton Oakland Airport
|
7.8
Good
1 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland
from $99
Oakland Marriott City Center
Oakland Marriott City Center
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8.4
Excellent
1001 Broadway, Oakland
from $119
La Quinta Inn Oakland Airport/Coliseum
La Quinta Inn Oakland Airport/Coliseum
|
7.2
Good
8465 Enterprise Way, Oakland
from $75
Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport
Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport
|
6.9
Good
150 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland
from $89
Executive Inn & Suites Embarcadero Cove - Oakland Waterfront
from $139
Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Airport
Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Airport
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8.4
Excellent
350 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland
from $79
Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront
Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront
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7.5
Good
1103 Embarcadero, Oakland
from $116
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