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Highlander Motel

2-star2 stars
3255 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA, 94602, United States of America

No-frills motel in Oakland
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Friendly staff and clean rooms. The beds are comfortable and it’s close to food places…Aug 16, 2020
  • This was a unique stay because I actually booked the room for my brother that is in the…Jul 17, 2020

Highlander Motel

from P3,694
  • Signature Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Signature Room, 2 Double Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Single Room, Accessible

What’s around Highlander Motel


  • In Dimond
  • Chabot Space and Science Center - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • RingCentral Coliseum - 5 mi / 8 km
  • Oracle Arena - 5.4 mi / 8.7 km
  • Oakland Museum of California - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
  • Paramount Theatre - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Oakland Zoo - 4.8 mi / 7.7 km

Getting around

  • Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) - 18 min drive
  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 30 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 20 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 26 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 35 min drive
  • Coliseum Station - 7 min drive
  • Oakland-Jack London Square Station - 8 min drive
  • Berkeley Station - 11 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 24 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. 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.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site (limited)

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Highlander Motel’s small print

Also known as

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


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff.

Contactless check-out is available.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Mandatory fees

Cash deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

Cash Breakage deposit: USD 100 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Highlander Motel

  • Does Highlander Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Highlander Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Highlander Motel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Highlander Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Highlander Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Highlander Motel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 2 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Highlander Motel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Sequoia Diner (6-min walk), Miliki Spot (6-min walk), and Fountain Garden (8-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 6.6 From 109 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great job with the motel!
Im very much happy i picked this motel! Great service, great people working there, clean rooms and nice selection of tv channels!😁
us2 night business trip
Poor 2.0
No hot water
There was no hot water and I wasn't able to take a shower because of that issue 😣
Michael, us1 night trip
Fair 4.0
safety after dark
Scary area
Jackie, us12 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The Highlander Motel Oakland
I grew up in Oakland. I must say that I am so impressed how The Highlander has changed. I was in awe upon entering my room. The king sized bed was perfectly made. I just wanted to jump right in it. Fresh smell. Flat screen tv. Microwave and mini fridge. Bathroom clean and decorated so nice. Excellent heating/air condition system! I booked for two nights and ended up staying an extra night. Also staff was very friendly! As a native of Oakland, I give The Highlander a 5 Star review! I am so looking forward to my next stay at the Highlander! And a food delivery service right to your room.
Tracei, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Nice holiday weekend stay
Overall a very nice motel. Although this is an older motel, my room had been remodeled and was very nice. Quiet stay with no disturbance from other guests or noise from the street.
us4 night trip
Fair 4.0
AC doesn’t work
Yazan, us2 night trip
Fair 4.0
Not great but not horrible
There was a creep door to the fire escape. It felt unsafe and my mom was freaking out. Also there was a large dirty hand print in the shower. It was so large and obvious that it seemed unclean. Again that freaked my mom out.
Annie, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
There in the process of fixing it up. But they’re very nice and accommodating.
Melonie, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The best rest ever
I was so tired my card wasn’t working and the lady Miss Nancy told me to come on in rather than canceling my booking and I came in with my family and she said I already took care of it she said now you could get into your room and she’s so nice I appreciate her kindness the room was nice and clean and upgraded and in East Oakland what Better can you ask for and I had a wonderful night feel like 45 nights and I shall come back this is a great motel no arguing no fussing no fighting just resting Amen
Tanya, us5 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Roach Motel. I saw 2 cockroaches in my room.
Michael, us2 night romance trip

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