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Civic Center Lodge / Lake Merritt BART ee - (855) 338-9955
Civic Center Lodge / Lake Merritt BART, 50 6th Street, Oakland, CA -(855) 338-9955
Area: Oakland - Alameda
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3.44
HOTEL RATING: 
PLEASANT
3.44 out of 5 (167 Ratings)
1.3 miles from Oakland centre
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Hotel Description
Located a 4-minute walk from Lake Merritt BART Station this motel is an easy BART ride from Oakland to San Francisco. It has rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV and provides free on-site guest parking. A DVD player and a desk with a sitting area are featured in all of the simply furnished guest rooms at Civic Center Lodge / Lake Merritt BART. For convenience each air-conditioned room includes a microwave a refrigerator and a coffee maker. Oakland International Airport is 9 miles from this motel. Oakland's Chinatown is a 7-minute walk away. Featuring sports and entertainment events Oracle Arena is 6 miles from Civic Center Lodge / Lake Merritt BART.

Check-in time: 15:00   Check-out time: 11:00
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Free Internet
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Free Parking
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Free Breakfast
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Swimming Pool
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Fitness Center
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Business Center
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Airport Shuttle
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Other Amenities
` Free Parking
` Air Conditioning
` 24-Hour Front Desk
` Express Check-In/Check-Out
` Heating
` Fax/photocopying
` Private check-in/check-out
` On-site parking
` Designated Smoking Area
` Family Rooms
` Free Wi-Fi
` Daily Housekeeping
` Non-Smoking Rooms Available
` Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
` Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
` Daily disinfection
` Luggage storage & lockers

Civic Center Lodge / Lake Merritt BART Guest Reviews

Overall Average Score: 
Pleasant (3.44 out of 5)

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Disappointing - 2 out of 5

Andrea, Lemon Grove, visiting Scottish Rite Center Oakland Fri, 9 February 2018

Since I have never been to Oakland, I had no idea of where to stay. So I ended up at the Civic Center Lodge. Here is the thing - I was traveling by myself, female, and I was given a room on the bottom level. I asked the motel manager if I would be safe. He responded 'of course, you have nothing to worry about'. Well I reminded him that he kept his door locked and I had to ring a bell to get him to unlock it so that I could enter. Also, when asking the Taxi driver if I was safe in the area, he told me during the day I would be okay, but do not walk around at night. Okay, maybe the safety thing was my issue, but the NOISE, freeway, train, and just people walking up and down the stairs. I did not have a problem with the bathroom window as some travelers did, because it was frosted and no one could see through it - just remember to close it. The BART is close, but not safe at night to walk the block plus to the motel. Only in my opinion.

Liked: It was clean; linens (towels, sheets etc.); fridge; microwave and coffee pot in room.
Disliked: The NOISE (please see review).

4

Very Good - 4 out of 5

Laketha, Lathrop Mon, 8 February 2016

Liked: It was a great stay for the night; the price was very reasonable. The rooms were clean, the front desk clerk was very friendly and accommodating. I would stay there again.

2.5

Fair - 2.5 out of 5

Mateusz Fri, 17 June 2022

Passable

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Maclennan Fri, 17 June 2022

Exceptional

1.5

Poor - 1.5 out of 5

305trvlguy Fri, 17 June 2022

Only in a pinch..

Disliked: Roaches in my room and very tight parking lot. Not to mention $100 CASH deposit!

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Gabriel Wed, 15 June 2022

Exceptional

3

Pleasant - 3 out of 5

Smith Sat, 11 June 2022

Pleasant

4

Very Good - 4 out of 5

Randall Thu, 9 June 2022

Very good

4.5

Wonderful - 4.5 out of 5

Mcdowell Fri, 3 June 2022

Superb

Liked: The cleanliness of the room and property.
Disliked: It was difficult communicating with the staff.

0.5

Poor - 0.5 out of 5

Daneisha Thu, 19 May 2022

Horrible. I will never stay...

Disliked: The staff was very rude and prejudice. She didn?t want to give me a non smoking room because for whatever reason she felt as though I smoked. I have Wells Fargo with fraud alert on my account and when they took my information my card didn?t go through and it said fraud on her machine. I tried explaining to her that it?s just my bank making sure it?s me, I even tried showing her the text message and she still said I was committing fraud and she?s not taking my card again. At this point, I honestly want to leave, but it was late in the evening and I just needed to sleep. Finally I convince her to take it again and it goes through. I go get my bags from my car and take them upstairs. When I get upstairs, the lady from the front desk is calling my room phone. I answer and she?s yelling telling me that I have too many suitcases and this is not a storage!? I had 3 suitcases and since when did hotels tell you how many suitcases you can bring? She also was very disappointed to see that my room didn?t smell like smoke when I was leaving. Because she threatened me that if it did, she wouldn?t give me my deposit back. She looked at my room, handed me my deposit and walked away without saying a word. I would never stay there again. Not to mention that when I was leaving my friend came to help me leave. She was waiting on me to come down, sitting in her car quietly and the front desk lady went banging on her car window asking her what she?s doing on her parking lot. That lady is ridiculous and they deserve to be out of business.

3.5

Good - 3.5 out of 5

Boyton Thu, 19 May 2022

Good

2

Disappointing - 2 out of 5

Danny Wed, 18 May 2022

Disappointing

Disliked: Woman at front desk was not nice, demanded cash deposit and room payment in cash, accused me of being a smoker and gave me a smoking room which stunk.

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Civic Center Lodge / Lake Merritt BART 50 6th Street, Oakland, CA