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Oakland Marriott City Center

1001 Broadway · Oakland, California 94607 USA

Local Attractions

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Area Information

Guests visiting the Bay Area often hone in on San Francisco as their ideal vacation destination. But those who do miss out on a hidden gem: Oakland. A convenient urban retreat for travelers, Oakland invites you to discover all the spirited city and surrounding areas have to offer when you book a vacation at one of the top Bay Area hotels.

Top Ten Things to Do:

  1. 1.Take a private tasting tour of Oakland's Blue Bottle Coffee factory.
  2. 2. Go "hops" wild at one of Oakland's gastro-pubs or tasting rooms
  3. 3. See the latest exhibits at Oakland Museum of California's Off the Grid.
  4. 4. Scroll through the beautiful maze of roses at Morcom Amphitheatre of Roses.
  5. 5. Walk the labyrinth at Sibley Volcanic Preserve in the Oakland Hills
  6. 6. Walk the labyrinth at Sibley Volcanic Preserve in the Oakland Hills
  7. 7. Sample great wines and get some exercise by joining a cycling trip with East Bay Winery
  8. 8. Bring your kids to Children's Fairyland or leave them at home for the featured "grownups" events.
  9. 9. Cruise the Bay as you travel to and from Oakland and San Francisco via the ferry.
  10. 10. Stroll through the boutique shops in Old Oakland's Popuphood.


Fun Facts about Oakland, California

Want to know just what Oakland holds in store for you? Here are some of our favorite fun facts:

  • Oakland is the eighth largest city in California.
  • Oakland is the only city in California with the "big three" professional sports teams: the Oakland Raiders (football); Oakland Athletics (baseball); Golden State Warriors (basketball).
  • Oakland averages 260 sunny a days a year and is ranked No. 1 in climate among U.S. cities.
  • Oakland is continually listed among the top cities in the United States for sustainability practices, including a Number 1 ranking for usage of electricity from renewable resources.
  • "The Wave" originated at the Oakland Coliseum during an Oakland A's game on October 15, 1981.
  • The Port of Oakland is the fourth largest container port in the U.S. and among the top 25 in the world.
  • The Rocky Road ice cream was created in Oakland in 1929.
  • On Jan. 11, 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo from Honolulu, Hawaii. Guess where she flew? To Oakland, of course.
  • Kaiser erected its headquarters in Oakland in 1960.
  • Fox Theater reopened in 2009 after being closed for more than 42 years.
  • Oakland has more than 50 distinct neighborhoods.
  • ArtPlace America named Oakland as one of the top 12 art destinations in the country in 2013.
  • Movoto ranked Oakland #5 as most exciting city in America.
  • Fukuoka, Japan, is Oakland's sister city.


Directions to Our Hotel


Oakland International Airport - OAK

Hotel direction: 8 mile(s) N

Driving directions:   

  • Exit airport.   
  • Take Hegenberger Road to I-880 N. Exit Broadway, and turn right.   
  • Go 3 blocks, turn left on 10th Street
  • Take right turns around the block to hotel entrance.   

Alternate transportation: City Express Shuttle fee: 28 USD (one way); on request. Estimated taxi fare: 40 USD  (one way).

San Francisco International Airport - SFO 

Hotel direction: 26 mile(s) NE

Driving directions:   

  • Take 101 North. Merge to I-80.   
  • Take 580 East off the bridge to 980 S. Take 11th Street/12th Street exit.   
  • Go 1 block, turn left.   
  • Hotel is at 11th Street & Broadway.

Alternate transportation: Bayporter; fee: 39 USD (one way); on request

Estimated taxi fare: 80 USD (one way)

San Jose International Airport - SJC 

Hotel direction: 43 mile(s) N

Driving directions:

  • Take I-880 North. Exit Broadway and turn right.
  • Go 3 blocks, turn left on 10th Street
  • Make right turns around the block to hotel entrance.

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Contact Us

To contact the Oakland Marriott City Center please call 1-510-451-4000.

Oakland Marriott City Center
1001 Broadway
Oakland, California 94607 USA

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