Set on the San Francisco Bay, Oakland is the eighth largest city in California and has plenty to offer visitors. The city has a thriving arts scene and was named as one of the country's top art communities in 2013. There are many places to stay in the city, and Oakland hotels come in many shapes and sizes. The city is perfect for a break on the coast with your family, but it is just as accommodating for business travelers, with plenty of hotel meeting rooms and conference centers available. There is also some great shopping to discover, with plenty of independent stores offering one-offs and special designer pieces.
Hotels in Oakland
Hotels near Jack London Square, named after the author and journalist, are in the heart of Oakland's vibrant center. In this neighborhood, you will find plenty of restaurants facing the waterfront and rooms with ocean views. When looking for a deal, try booking a hotel located in the charming Old Oakland or Oakland Hills. For a hotel closer to Oakland's nightlife, search in the downtown or Chinatown districts of the city.
Things to Do in Oakland
Thanks to its location on San Francisco Bay, Oakland has plenty of water-based activities that you can take part in such as canoeing or sailing. For something a little more relaxed, search for hotels near Chouinard Vineyards, just south of the city. Here you'll find many events and winery tours that can be easily arranged. Oakland also has great music scene worth checking out. The Fox Theater is a must-see venue and dates back to 1928.
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