The Clarion is centrally located to all Bay Area attractions including Napa and Sonoma Wine Country, the East Bay and Berkeley. Downtown San Francisco is just 12 minutes via the local subway system(BART). Oakland City Center and Convention Center is just 2 blocks from hotel. Enjoy a thriving ChinaTown, major League sporting events, Friday Old Oakland Farmers MArket. Jack London Square and Marina, and performing arts at historic Paramount Theater. Chabot Space and Science Center, Oakland Coliseum and African American Heritage Museum are all nearby. Free parking from 6PM-8AM on 13th st in front of hotel. Parking lot next to hotel (pay at pay station. Garage across street (Garage closes at 8PM nightly. Pay garage).