Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland
Travel Blogs from Oakland
Monday 1st July.
Napa to San Francisco
Mark and I headed to the gym for an hour at around 8am before then collecting a sleepy Tom and heading ...
... states. Ah, the adventure of travel. Joel talked about his applying for the Foreign Service test and all the trials and tribulations that go along with it.
He gave us a ride back to the Outlet and so he gave us some of the history of Oakland from the perspective of a long time resident which was interesting. Said our goodbyes and hope to see him again either in Oakland or in our travels.
... then of course there's the fog; everyone wants picture of the bridge in the fog. Unfortunately there was no fog to be found during my visit. But in summary, there is something unique to see and experience in any light near the GG or SF Bay.
The bridge itself is some 1.7 miles long with the longest span being nearly a mile. Construction took more than four years during the 1930s. It holds 6 lanes and two pedestrian walkways/bikeways that ...
... but I'll figure it out. I’m not sure if this is the normal arrangement in this country or just applies to this hotel but I will be finding out as I travel around. Also, it's a bit disappointing to find that the free Wi-Fi is limited to the Foyer and I’ll need to pay if I want to use it in my room – so, it means a trip down stairs when I want to go online.
Well, I have absolutely no allowance for buying any souvenirs – I ...
... East)... again. Someday, I will get there, but today, between my cold and the anticipation of arriving in SF, I couldn't justify it.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center