Motel 6 Oakland Airport

8480 Edes Avenue, I-880/Nimitz Freeway at Hegenberger RoadOakland94621USA
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About Motel 6 Oakland Airport

Motel 6 Oakland Airport offers straightforward budget accommodation only three miles from Oakland International Airport and about 17 miles from downtown San Francisco. Located beside the Nimitz Freeway seven miles from downtown Oakland, it boasts an outdoor swimming pool.

Bright remodeled rooms include an en suite bathroom with granite countertops, wood-effect flooring, air-conditioning, flat-screen cable television, free local calls and paid Wi-Fi. Accessible rooms are also offered..

Facilities comprise a launderette, 24-hour front desk, free parking and elevators. Kids can stay free at this pet-friendly property.

Morning coffee is free and there are vending machines on-site. Several restaurants are located within half-a-mile.

Motel 6 Oakland Airport is just one mile from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum – home of the Oakland Raiders NFL team and Oakland Athletics baseball team plus a BART station for light rail services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Oakland Zoo is about three miles away.


8480 Edes Avenue, I-880/Nimitz Freeway at Hegenberger Road, Oakland, CA, 94621, USA
Telephone: +1(510)6381180 | Fax: +1(510)5687501 | 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
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Low-cost option with well-kept rooms

Rooms at this no frills property were reportedly well-kept and clean and comfortable enough for a shorter stay. There was praise for the remodeled rooms which boasted modern touches like laminate flooring and flat-screen TV. Many reviewers said this low-cost option was basic but offered decent value for money.

Upbeat about customer service

Staff were reportedly pleasant, accommodating and helpful although check-in was sometimes slow or new arrivals encountered mix-ups with reservations.

Handy location for airport and stadium

The location just off the Interstate 880 Nimitz Freeway in Oakland's southern suburbs was conveniently close to shopping options, eateries and gas stations. Not only was it reportedly handy for the airport about three miles away, but it also proved to be convenient for catching games at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum about 20 minutes' walk away.

Negative Reviews

Guests disliked Wi-Fi charges

Paying for Wi-Fi was a real bind for most reviewers who felt it ought to have been provided free of charge. Moreover, there were reports of spotty coverage and unimpressive speeds.

Claims of nuisance noises, odors and fellow guests

Noise from adjacent rooms could be heard by some light sleepers while musty smells or smoky odors in certain non-smoking rooms were another nuisance some guests described. Occasionally reviewers expressed concerns that other guests were up to no good despite the motel's no overnight visitor policy and security guards. Some guests also said they felt uneasy about walking in the vicinity of the property after dark.

Cleanliness standards could have been better

There were claims from some critics that pest control measures were ineffective. Furthermore it was occasionally claimed some of the rooms had floors could have been better swept or linens that were stained.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1620 reviews across the web
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5.9 out of 10 based on 1620 reviews