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"Owners have done a great job of updating the rooms. Nice furniture - comfortable bed - clean - big TV. Owners told me they updated the rooms first b ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 17 Aug 2015

Hotel Description

Motel near Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland

Near the airport

Your stay at this Dimond motel places you within 6 miles (10 km) of Chabot Space and Science Center and Oakland Museum of California. Fox Theater and Paramount Theatre are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Round-the-clock service

This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide around-the-clock assistance.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

The 24 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and DVD players. Other amenities include refrigerators, microwaves, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.

Signature Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$75* Per night/room Dec 18 - Dec 19

Single Room, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Signature Room, 2 Double Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Highlander Motel ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.5 out of 5 2.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Highlander Motel

Everyone (4)
2 out of 5
The lock on our door wouldn't work we had to get staff to open our door every time we arrived in the room. The parking spots we so small we barely fit with our small car. The heater was not working in the room. The towels we baby sized and the bed was extremely hard and uncomfortable, we left early from the hotel. The only good thing about the hotel was the cleandlyness of the rooms and that the room included a fridge.

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017

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3 out of 5

Sketchy neighborhood

Pros: Clean comfortable room
Cons: The outside needs a complete overhaul to make it attractive
Location: A good Cambodian restaurant nearby - Phnom Pen. Near Mills College
This hotel was very interesting, to say the least. It was in a rather sketchy neighborhood, and the registration office was kept locked - so people had to be buzzed in. Presumably because of the neighborhood. I booked on-line and the room looked nice. When I got there, I was surprised to find that the outside of the motel looked like a complete dump - run-down, needed a paint job, looked to be in very poor condition. Then when I got to my room, I was equally surprised to discover it was very nice inside - wooden floors, nicely painted room, comfortable furniture, fridge, microwave, fridge, tv, free wi-fi, a/c. My conclusion was that the outside was left to look run-down to discourage thieves from breaking in. Everything went well, and I had a good night's sleep. So, if you're not nervous about a questionable neighborhood, this is good value.

Posted by on May 7, 2016

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1 out of 5

Horrible conditions

Pros: nothing
Cons: everything
Location: looked like the ghetto
The place was run down & looked like a drug dealers paradise. Horrible conditions. Definitely not work a fraction of the price they look to charge

Posted by , from California on Aug 24, 2015

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4 out of 5

Rooms updated

Owners have done a great job of updating the rooms. Nice furniture - comfortable bed - clean - big TV. Owners told me they updated the rooms first before the reception area so dont be put off by the check in appearance. Unfortunately right on a busy street. Bring earplugs and you will be fine. Not in a good neighborhood but great for the price. Not a bad drive to get downtown San Fran so proximity is ok as well.

Posted by , from Scottsdale, AZ on Aug 17, 2015

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Property Features

Public spaces have free WiFi. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • 1 building
  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Front desk (24 hours)

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) (12 km / 7.5 mi)
  • Train station: Coliseum Station (6.6 km / 4.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Highlander Motel offers 24 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. This Oakland motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Special check-in instructions:

This property will place a credit card authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Cash Deposit Required

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Cash Breakage deposit: USD 100 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Highlander Motel Oakland
  • Highlander Oakland
  • Highlander Motel Motel
  • Highlander Motel Oakland
  • Highlander Motel Motel Oakland
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