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Highlander Motel
2 stars

Highlander Motel

3255 Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94602, United States
Oakland, CA
See location+1 510 482 3031

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based on 27 reviews
27 reviews
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King room
Deluxe room
Standard room

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About Highlander Motel

  • Motel Room
    You’ll have direct access to the parking lot
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Latest deals for Highlander Motel

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Standard room
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Deluxe room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at Highlander Motel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Hairdryer
  • Golf


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • DVD player


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Designated smoking area

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Golf


  • Telephone
  • Carpeted


  • Iron and ironing board

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Services and conveniences

  • 24hr front desk

Reviews of Highlander Motel

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How is the cleanliness of the rooms at Highlander Motel?

Guests have mentioned that the rooms are generally clean, with clean and new-looking faucets and a good shower. However, some guests have reported issues with dirty towels and a moldy shower curtain.

What are the parking options at Highlander Motel?

Highlander Motel offers free parking, but some guests have mentioned that parking can be limited due to property values in Oakland, causing the room size to be smallish.

What are the highlights of the amenities at Highlander Motel?

Guests have appreciated the friendly staff, good heating/cooling system, and the presence of a microwave and fridge in the room. However, some guests have expressed a desire for a coffee maker and more fresh towels.

When is the best time to visit Highlander Motel?

The low season at Highlander Motel is in December, while the high season is in July. Guests may want to consider these factors when planning their visit.

How is the quality of the beds at Highlander Motel?

Guests have found the beds at Highlander Motel to be clean and very comfortable, providing a quiet and cozy stay.

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Consider Bringing Your Own Coffee Maker

Some guests mentioned that there were no coffee makers in the rooms, so if you're a coffee lover, you might want to bring your own.

Opt for a Cozy Room with a DVD Player

If you enjoy watching movies, consider requesting a room with a DVD player, as some guests appreciated this feature.

Be Mindful of Parking

The parking lot can be tight, and there might not be enough spaces, so be prepared for potential parking challenges.

Request a Room with a View

Some guests appreciated the location and mentioned that the room was nice, so consider requesting a room with a pleasant view.

Bring Extra Supplies

A few guests suggested bringing extra towels, toilet paper, and even a coffee maker, as they felt that the provided supplies were insufficient.

Be Aware of the Neighborhood

While some guests found the hotel quiet, others expressed concerns about the neighborhood, so it's advisable to be mindful of your surroundings.

Check the Refrigerator

Before storing any perishables, it's recommended to check the refrigerator, as a guest reported dissatisfaction with a non-functional refrigerator.

Be Prepared for Limited Parking

Due to limited parking spaces, it's advisable to plan for potential parking on the street, as mentioned by some guests.

Be Cautious with Room Smells

A few guests mentioned that the rooms smelled like cigarettes, so if you're sensitive to odors, it's advisable to be cautious and inquire about room conditions.

Enjoy the Friendly Staff

Many guests appreciated the helpful and polite front desk staff, so don't hesitate to reach out to them for any assistance during your stay.


3255 Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94602

What's nearby

  • Chabot Space and Science Center2 mi
  • Redwood Regional Park2.4 mi
  • Morcom Rose Garden2.9 mi
  • Lake Merritt3 mi
  • Oakland Coliseum3 mi
  • Oracle Arena3.1 mi
  • Children's Fairyland3.3 mi
  • Oakland Museum of California3.3 mi
  • Oakland Public Library3.4 mi
  • Mountain View Cemetery3.4 mi
  • Paramount Theatre3.7 mi
  • Fox Theater3.8 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Most expensive month to stay with an average 94% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Highlander Motel

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Top tips for your stay at Highlander Motel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Highlander Motel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in September and November.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Highlander Motel, plan to stay on a Saturday or Wednesday. The most expensive day is usually Sunday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Highlander Motel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $181, while the most expensive was $181.
  • How long should you stay at Highlander Motel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Highlander Motel

  • Where is Highlander Motel located?

    Highlander Motel is located at 3255 Macarthur Boulevard, 3.8 miles from the center of Oakland. Chabot Space and Science Center is the closest landmark to Highlander Motel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Highlander Motel?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Highlander Motel.

  • Does Highlander Motel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Highlander Motel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Highlander Motel offer free parking?

    Yes, Highlander Motel offers free parking.

  • How far is Highlander Motel from the airport?

    Highlander Motel is 5.9 miles from Oakland. Highlander Motel is 15.4 miles from San Francisco.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Highlander Motel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Highlander Motel in Oakland and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Highlander Motel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Highlander Motel.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

3.8 mi

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

5.9 mi