Jack London Inn

Jack London Inn

4.73 reviews
Ranked #30 in Oakland hotels
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444 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607
1 (888) 271-2681Edit info
This hotel is located close to the airport. Attractions in the neighborhood include Jack London Square and USS Potomac. Additional attractions include Oakland Museum of California.


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options at Jack London Inn include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. This 2.0 star property offers small meeting rooms, limo/town car service, and audio visual equipment. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Oakland property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Business services and wedding services are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/café, multilingual staff, and a nightclub. The property has designated areas for smoking.

There are 110 guestrooms at Jack London Inn. Guestrooms have balconies. Furnishings include desks and sofa beds. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In addition to complimentary wireless Internet access, guestrooms offer phones and free local calls. Televisions have premium cable channels. Air conditioned rooms also include coffee/tea makers, blackout drapes/curtains, electronic/magnetic keys, and irons/ironing boards. Guests may request refrigerators and wake up calls. Housekeeping is available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.

Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Self parking: US$ 10 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Free Breakfast
Free WiFi
Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Cribs Available
Connecting Rooms
Room Service

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Local from Berkeley, California

Jack London Inn on the Embarcadero is a fantastic location with a personable and friendly staff. Unfortunately though the place is pretty rundown. The furniture in the room that I was in was chipped and worn. It was clean enough though.
If you're there in the summer, request a room that has windows that open. (There will be less of a view, but more air circulation.)

But if you can get over the less than inspiring aesthetic of the place then you're right across from the waterfront where there are tons of places to hang out, eat, drink local beers, bowl, listen to live jazz, etc.
The building was originally built to be a hospital but never actually was Hospital. You'll notice that the elevator is enormous and the hallways are narrow.

Recommended for:Budget Travelers
San Francisco, California, USA

This inn is in need of an extreme makeover, one of those only TV shows can pull off. You can notice from the moment you walk in that a lot of things don't really work in this establishment, there is lots of dust accumulated on the furniture in the lobby and the parking lot looks completely abandoned.
I heard from the staff that they are doing renovations, let's hope they are done soon, because it's a shame to waste this good location. The place is right in front of Jack London Square, surrounded by nice restaurants, bars, a bowling place and more, so there is tons of potential.

Los Angeles, California, USA
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The Jack London Inn is located right across the street from some great on-the-water bars and restaurants including a beer garden and bocce ball spot. The pool and fitness center are currently closed as there is construction going on, so I'd suggest inquiring about their availability in the near future if that's important to you. Renovation is needed, as the new owner must recognize, as the hotel is a bit dated. I loved that downtown Oakland was so close to Jack London Square and even though there's plenty to eat and drink nearby, it's an easy walk downtown If you want to explore more. The Inn serves coffee and pastries in the morning but not a full breakfast.

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Internet Access
  • Computer station
  • WiFi (surcharge)
Dining & Drinks
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Traveling with Children
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Pets not allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator/lift
  • Multilingual staff
  • Meeting rooms 5
  • Wedding services
  • Conference space
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
In-Room Dining
  • Microwave
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Patio
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 110
  • Number of floors - 4
Jack London Inn

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