Why spend more? For accommodations, the East Bay is rich in value. Check the list of amenities to see where useful benefits — the ever-important Wi-Fi and breakfast — are built in to the rate. Look into the major hotel chains connected to their most affordable brands and earn points or spend them for even more savings or upgrades. Here are our top picks for the best value hotels in the East Bay.
Feature Photo: Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel
Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel
An 81-room sister property to the Executive Inn next door, this is Tripadvisor’s top rated hotel in Oakland. A hot buffet breakfast is available daily. There are spacious “city view” or “water view” rooms (to sleep a maximum of four), some with sofa seating areas and balconies, plus numerous accessible rooms. All have 42” LCD TVs with cable channels, a microwave, refrigerator, in-room safe, coffee and tea maker, blackout blinds, and free Wi-Fi. Facilities include a fitness center, on-site dining and coin laundry. Patrolled on-site parking is available at a nominal fee.
TIP: There is an electric vehicle charging station.
Courtyard Oakland Airport
TIP: On-site parking is available for a fee. Courtyard is part of the Marriott family
Executive Inn & Suites Embarcadero Cove
TIP: Complimentary shuttle for Oakland International Airport from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Hampton Inn Oakland Downtown-City Center
TIP: Hampton Inns is part of the Hilton family. No on-site parking; no pet policy.
Hilton Garden Inn Emeryville
TIP: On-site self-parking is $20 per day and the Amtrak station is nearby. Note: No pets are allowed other than service animals
Hyatt Place Emeryville
TIP: The Bar hours are 6 a.m. to midnight and the Market operates 24/7.