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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Oakland reviews

  • Gorgeous and amazing place!

    "I was lucky enough to stay here for over a month and had an amazing time. The amenities of the place are incredible, the views are gorgeous and the owners are very friendly and helpful. The pool and hot tub area is really comfortable, with nice chairs, heat lamps and speakers. This place is a hidden gem. It was really amazing to be in the Bay Area while also in this amazing hideaway. It is also really close to Redwood Regional Park, which has some great trails for hikers and bikers. I would highly recommend staying here."
    Guest: Jordan D. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • Nice house, family friendly neighborhood

    "Our stay in the bungalow was very good! Everything was very clean and the house is so neat and cute! We decided to stay in Oakland to visit San Francisco and surrounding areas because of the more attractive prices. It is important to note that this house is in a very charming and safe neighborhood, pretty close to Berkeley University. Michelle, the house owner, is awesome! Very quick to respond all questions that I had! Overall, 5 stars!"
    Guest: Andrea M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • Lea Maynard - Pickering, Ontario

    "My husband and I stayed at this VRBO June 30 to July 7. The only word that I can use to describe our experience is amazing. The pictures do not do justice to how comfortable and at home we felt while here. The added bonus of the use of the backyard with hot tub and fire pit area as well as the wonderful balcony complete with comfy chairs and the view of San Francisco. On July 4th the firework displays from the balcony, outstanding. Our California friends that joined us were delighted to be staying in such a lovely home. If you are planning a trip to Oakland or the San Francisco area I would definitely recommend that you stay here."
    Guest: Canadian Traveller Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 2014
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  • 1850 sf Cottage!

    "This charming hideaway, is very large and killer views! You have your own private yard with view, or enjoy the common pool area. Giant trees and mature landscape making you feel like you are part of the park adjacent! Some very good hiking and mountain bike trails (all degrees of difficulty), are a short drive one direction or about a mile walk the other direction . Randy and Sue could not be nicer, and the dogs are cool and respect your space. We enjoyed a week at Thanksgiving and spent 3 days here over Easter! Perfect weather both times. Only downside is small kitchen but the peaceful setting and beauty make up for any negatives! I am a fireplace guy, and this place has two of them. Plenty of wood!"
    Guest: Craig Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 21, 2014
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Oakland Travel Tips

Benefits of Oakland Vacation Homes

Oakland cottages and vacation homes provide you with an experience that is more close to your own home than typical vacation lodgings. By providing you a home away from home, Oakland vacation homes allow you to experience everything that the area has to offer without stressing about the coldness of your commercial lodgings. If you want to feel at home while exploring this unique and distinct city, choose a cottage or home rental rather than staying in a hotel or motel. This one decision can make all the difference in whether or not you enjoy your experience.

Experience Oakland, California

Oakland is located in the Bay Area of California, and so visitors to the city can take in the beautiful views that the entire area has to offer. Oakland is one of the most diverse cities in the Bay Area, offering a diverse collection of things to take in, do and explore. If you are staying in beautiful Oakland, California, home of the Raiders, consider the extensive benefits of choosing San Francisco Bay Area vacation rentals over traditional hotels and other lodging options. A vacation rental can make all the difference in whether or not you enjoy your visit to this diverse city.

Oakland Fun for Families and Friends

Whether you are traveling alone, with friends or with your family, there is plenty for you to do, see and experience while you are staying in nearby Oakland vacation homes. Some of the attractions that are well worth visiting include Peralta Museum of History and Culture, USS Potomac, Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland Museum of California, Jack London Square, African American Museum & Library at Oakland and 16th Street Station. You should also consider visiting the Chabot Space and Science Center, Paramount Theater, Oakland Athletics, Children's Fairyland and the Parkway Speakeasy Theater while staying in nearby Oakland cottages.

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