Highlander Motel

3255 MacArthur BoulevardOakland94602USA
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About Highlander Motel

Nestled between the Laurel and Upper Dimond neighbourhoods, Highlander Motel Motel offers straightforward accommodations close to I-580. The motel is four miles from downtown Oakland.

Air-conditioned guestrooms are equipped with cable TV, refrigerator, microwave, hairdryer, and ironing facilities. A desk and chair is also included. Rooms are access via external doors and corridors.

The two-story motel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking.

Complimentary coffee is available at the motel. Guests will find a number of nearby dining options, including Taco Bell and Domino’s Pizza, while groceries are available at Farmer Joe’s Marketplace, located two blocks away.

Highlander Motel Motel is three miles from Woodminster Amphitheatre and within five miles of Oakland Zoo, Oakland Museum of California, and O.Co Coliseum, home of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders and baseball’s Oakland Athletics. Oakland International Airport is a 15-minute drive away.


3255 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA
Telephone: +1 5104823031 | Fax: +1 5104823032 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Motel interior far superior to exterior.

Past guests staying at the motel report that the interior of the building, including guestrooms, is much nicer than the exterior. While the property looks rundown from outside, recently-remodelled guestrooms are said to be well-presented with good amenities and comfortable beds.

Friendly motel owners offer a good service.

Guests report that the family-run motel is overseen by friendly owners. According to reports, these owners offer a pleasant service and are only too happy to assist with any issues or concerns that may arise.

No further advantages reported.

So far, no other recent positive opinion has been expressed by guests about this motel.

Negative Reviews

Local neighbourhood causes some concerns.

Reports suggest that the motel is not situated in one of Oakland’s better neighbourhoods. Guests report feeling somewhat uncomfortable when outside the motel, citing the poor upkeep of the neighbourhood and strange people hanging around as concerns. The motel’s security window check-in process also proves disconcerting to some.

No further issues reported.

So far, no other recent negative opinion has been expressed by guests about this motel.

No further issues reported.

So far, no other recent negative opinion has been expressed by guests about this motel.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 397 reviews across the web
6.9 /10
  • Expedia
    6.6 /10
  • Hotels.com
    7.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.7 /10
6.9 out of 10 based on 397 reviews