Imperial Inn Oakland

490 West Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland, United States, 94609  show map
 2 stars
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Imperial Inn Oakland

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Refrigerator

No pets allowed

Overview

The attractive Imperial Inn Oakland accommodates guests in a market area of Oakland. Founded in 1950, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2008.

The property is set 20 minutes' walk from Paramount Theater, Morcom Amphitheater of Roses and Mountain View Cemetery. The center of Oakland is 3 km away from the venue.

Oakland History Room is 2.8 km from the hotel and Grand Lake Theater is 2.2 km away.

Oakland International airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Imperial Inn Oakland.

Rooms

This property comprises 45 non-smoking guestrooms featuring coffee/tea makers, pay television, climate control, a private safe and a fridge. The rooms look on to the terrace. They come with a dishwasher and a microwave as well as bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Homeroom and Cafe Eritrea d'Afrique offer an assortment of dishes within 400 meters of the property.

Services

The on-site comforts include a vending machine and a free car park.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   45.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • No elevators
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors

Services

  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 13 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Imperial Inn Oakland Oakland location
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Hotel Address:

490 West Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland, United States, 94609

Get directions
City Center
  • Oakland
    1.6 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
    1.7 mi
  • Oakland Jack London Square Station
    2.3 mi
  • Bus stop
    2.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Cafe Eritrea d'Afrique (cuisine: Vegetarian, African, Ethiopian)
    1300 ft
  • Neldam's Danish Bakery
    1500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    45

Rooms and availability

Imperial Inn Oakland photos Room
King Room Non-Smoking
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 250 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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Room offers a cable TV, a microwave, a fridge and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Room facilities
    Imperial Inn Oakland photos Room
    Queen Room Two Queen Beds Non-Smoking
    Bed type: 2 King-size beds
    Size: 250 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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    Room offers a cable TV, a microwave, a fridge and tea/coffee-making facilities.

    Room facilities
      Imperial Inn Oakland photos Room
      King Room Smoking
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 250 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      This air-conditioned room features a cable TV with satellite channels, a DVD player, a microwave, a fridge and tea and coffee-making facilities. These rooms are only on the 2nd and 3rd floors, not the ground floors.

      Room facilities
        Imperial Inn Oakland photos Room
        Queen Room Two Queen Beds Smoking
        Bed type: 2 King-size beds
        Size: 250 sq. feet
        Check Prices
        • Air conditioning
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        This air-conditioned room features a cable TV with satellite channels, a DVD player, a microwave, a fridge and tea and coffee-making facilities. These rooms are only on the 2nd and 3rd floors, not the ground floors.

        Room facilities

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Imperial Inn Oakland Oakland location
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          Hotel Address:

          490 West Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland, United States, 94609

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Oakland
            1.6 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
            1.7 mi
          • Oakland Jack London Square Station
            2.3 mi
          • Bus stop
            2.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Cafe Eritrea d'Afrique (cuisine: Vegetarian, African, Ethiopian)
            1300 ft
          • Neldam's Danish Bakery
            1500 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            45

          Imperial Inn Oakland Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          Places of interest

          Museums

          • Creative Growth Art Ctr - 4600 ft
          • Golden State Bonsai Collection - 1.1 mi

          Parks

          • Oakland Parks Maintenance - 1.1 mi
          • Oakland Parks and Recreation - 1.1 mi

          Halls

          • Sweet's Ballroom - 1.1 mi

          Universities, Institutes

          • Moler Barber College - 1700 ft
          • Samuel Merritt College - 2000 ft
          • MC Kinnon Institute of Massage - 3000 ft
          • Siat University - 4600 ft
          • John F Kennedy University - 5000 ft
          • University of Creation - 5000 ft
          • California College Arts Crafts - 1.0 mi
          • California College of Arts - 1.0 mi
          • Summit College - 1.1 mi
          • Platt College - 1.1 mi

          Medical care and Hospitals

          • Alta Bates Summit Med Center - 2000 ft
          • Kaiser Foundation Hospital - 2000 ft
          • Children's Hospital Oakland - 4000 ft

          Golf courses and Country clubs

          Public parking

          College Campuses

          Local attractions

          • The Cathedral of Christ the Light - 1.1 mi
            2121 Harrison St., Oakland
          • Fairyland - 1.2 mi
            Grand Avenue at Bellevue, Oakland
          • Chinatown - 1.8 mi
            388 9th St, Oakland
          • Lake Merritt - 1.1 mi
            Lakeside Park, Oakland
          • Lakeside Park and Garden Center - 1.3 mi
            666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland

          Restaurants nearby

          • Cafe Eritrea d'Afrique - 1300 ft

            Address: 4069 Telegraph Ave
            Phone: 510-547-4520

            Cuisine: Vegetarian, African, Ethiopian
            Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

          • Everett & Jones Barbeque - 1500 ft

            Address: 3411 Telegraph Ave
            Phone: (510) 601-9377

            78% likes this, based on 11 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 22 - USD 27

          • Aunt Mary's Cafe - 2100 ft

            Address: 4307 Telegraph Avenue

            84% likes this, based on 24 reviews
            Cuisine: American

          • Neldam's Danish Bakery - 1500 ft

            Address: 3401 Telegraph Ave
            Phone: (510) 420-8889

            70% likes this, based on 16 reviews

          • Homeroom - 1500 ft

            Address: 400 40th St
            Phone: 510-597-0400

            66% likes this, based on 30 reviews
            Cuisine: American

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            45
          Hotels nearby
          Berkeley Inn
          2 stars
          6 km

          Imperial Inn Oakland Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Imperial Inn Oakland

          Average guest rating

          6.4out of 10
          Good
          Based on 144 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Main room was very comfortable.

            The following are not complaints but suggestions which may help improve conditions for people who stay at this establishment Coffee making facilities would be very much appreciated by travelers arriving late in the evening. Distance from emeryville Rly Depot. More information of location would be of benefit to international travelers like ourselves. Some rooms could possibly become non-smoking for the benefit of people with health problems as the smell of stale smoke con be upsetting especially to ex-smokers.

          • Family with children
            8.2

            The owners were very friendly and helpful. They gave us very helpful tips about accessing the local offerings. We felt very safe and comfortable in our room.

            The internet/WIFI access was poor and the room could use an alarm clock.

          • Couple
            8.2

            Everything worked just fine in our room. The family owners were super nice and location was perfect! It was a 5 min walk to the MacArthur bart platform (if you jaywalk and use the southeast entrance of the bart parking lot! The Emery-go-Round waits outside the bart too. It's free and takes you all over pretty little Emeryville for some shopping, the movies, great food @ the Marketplace, or a beautiful view of the city and the bridges across the bay as you stroll along the waterfront. :) Oh, and Carls Jr. Is right next door.

            No matter where we kept it (or what we tried keeping it away from), our room keycard kept getting demagnetized so we had to keep getting it redone every evening. And stay away from walking anywhere but to and from the bart (or Carl's!) at night.....it's Oakland.

          • Single
            5.4

            Near to Bart, that was the best. The room was big and clean. The area wasn't so scary at the end.

            The staff gave me directions which weren't always reliable.

          • Older travelers
            3.8

            the only thing i liked about this hotel was that the tv worked and it had wifi.

            I did not like that our first room only had one bed when we payed for two. Next i hated that our second room smelled of smoke when it was suppose to be a "non smoking" room. The room was also dirty and the bed was broken. We changed rooms again and I was also unsatisfied with the size of the bath towles (which barely covered me), they were way too small and looked more like wash cloths. The hotel also said they would not refund our money after 5 mintues of checking in.

          • Couple
            7.4

            for trips to san francisco the hotel is very good located - near the highway; the rooms are very nice and clean

            the location of the hotel is in a dangerous area of oakland (we found out afterwards); someone broke in our rental car (nissan versa 4) and stole our holder for the navigation system .. not very important or expensive but because of the broken window in our car we had a lot of trouble; the hotel stuff didn't help us in any way to solve our problems .. they didn't even gave us the phone number of the police station ...

          • Couple
            7.8

            Free parking. We stayed here because there weren't any rooms free in San Francisco which was our destination. We stayed here for 4 days and overall it was very good. The biggest plus is polite and extremely friendly owner and his son who did us a favor after something went screwed with our reservations. Rooms are fairly clean, and really spacious with a tv inside. I gave max points for location but for Oakland, for San Francisco this location is good only if you have a car.

            We found some hair on the pillow on the first night. There was always problem with towels, every night we asked for 2 big towels for showering, and got them, but the next morning we would again be given 2 small ones. Got soap only after asking for it. Wireless working a bit, and then not working...

          • Single
            3.8

            Nothing. I hated my room.

            The shower curtain had mold and some of the towels were ripped.

          • Group of friends
            7.0

            The hotel looked a little dingy from the outside, so we were pleasantly surprised when we walked into the room. We got a free upgrade at check in which we were very happy with. The room had free wifi and we could park our car close to the room for free. Staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel is close to the bart station, so it's quick and easy to get to Berkeley.

            The neighborhood is not too nice, it's not a good place to walk around by yourself after dark and there was some noise outside during the night.

          • Older travelers
            4.2

            Clean.Was prepared for us earlier than check-in time.

            My life partner and I reserved the room and for two people and still had just one set of towels(wash cloth and shower one).No micro fridge, microwave in room. I stayed 2 nights and the staff did not replace coffee pack.

          • Family with children
            8.2

            The owners seemed to try to make the hotel as nice as possible.

            The bathroom was in need or remodeling. There was no baby crib available.

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            1 bathroom floor is so dirty. I was so scare to step on it.There is no towel for the floor, That paper for bath floor look so cheap.It'd never been replaced during the 3 days that I stayed 2.There are only 2 cups provided, where is the coffee cup? 3 Two skinny towels just to take shower!!, What's about for face . 4.There is no coat hanger in clossett, in bathroom. Where can I hang my pant? There is no soap holder in bathtub, If you leave soap on the tub ege, It will slide down to the bottom of the tub once I turn the shower on. Thanks for asking and I hope you improve this poorly hotel I have ever stayed.

          • Couple
            5.0

            Low price, free parking, fridge, microwave and coffee maker in the room

            Bad smell in the room, mouldy wall pictures, dirty armchair, dirty bed spread

          • Family with children
            6.2

            I liked that it was inexpensive and in a convenient location.

            I didn't like that the room smelled of damp and humidity and that there was a constant drone of water pressure in old pipes all night long.

          • Couple
            6.6

            The price, and the position! The Owner and his Family were very kind.

            The rooms services were really slow, and not very accurate

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Imperial Inn Oakland Oakland location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          490 West Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland, United States, 94609

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Oakland
            1.6 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
            1.7 mi
          • Oakland Jack London Square Station
            2.3 mi
          • Bus stop
            2.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Cafe Eritrea d'Afrique (cuisine: Vegetarian, African, Ethiopian)
            1300 ft
          • Neldam's Danish Bakery
            1500 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            45