Fact Sheet

Adventure begins at Sonesta Emeryville Oakland. With a spectacular Bay Bridge location – nestled between Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco – you’ll be moments away from countless attractions, shopping destinations, and the culturally rich neighborhoods of the Bay Area. Relax in our 297 contemporary guests rooms and suites, some overlooking the San Francisco Bay, all offering the utmost comfort. Stay active in our on-site fitness center and sparkling indoor pool. Stay productive with over 5000 square feet of meeting space. No matter what brings you to the Bay Area, Sonesta Emeryville Oakland places you in the center of it all.

Hotel Highlights

  • Ideally set in Emeryville, steps from Bay Street and the Public Market and close to the action of downtown Oakland
  • This 11-floor stylish, contemporary hotel features top-tier amenities and 274 modern rooms and 23 suites with spectacular views
  • The hotel restaurant offers American cuisine with a twist, including breakfast on-the-go and specialty beverages
  • 5000+ square feet of meeting and event space
  • Fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool
  • Close proximity to San Francisco International Airport and the Oakland International Airport
  • The Market, 24-hour on-site convenience store
  • Stay Safe with Sonesta

Learn about the hotel and available amenities for your upcoming stay.

In accordance with the CDC guidelines, fully vaccinated guests are no longer required to wear face coverings in public areas. Face coverings are still required for individuals that are not fully vaccinated.


Your safety and health is our top priority. Based on our current housekeeping protocol, guests with a stay longer than 7 days will receive a full service cleaning of their guest room once per week.  For additional services during your stay, we would be delighted to accommodate your needs and kindly request a minimum of 24 hours’ notice.  In the meantime, for additional towels, coffee & tea, and other amenities, please contact the front desk.

Room Features

  • In each of our spacious guest rooms and suites, your comfort is our utmost priority. Generous and convenient in-room amenities ensure you begin each day in the Bay Bridge area relaxed and refreshed.
  • 297 guestrooms and 23 suites
  • Ergonomic workspace in every room
  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite service
  • In-room coffee maker
  • Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Mobility/hearing accessible rooms available
  • Barrier free and ADA compliant rooms available


Check-in time is 4:00PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Early check-in is by request only and not guaranteed. A valid credit card must be presented at check-in. Late check-out must be coordinated with the hotel, as available.

You will need to present a credit card upon arrival. We do not accept third-party payments for reservations made via Booking.com.

Upon check-in, we will authorize your credit card for the sum of each night’s room and tax charges as well as an additional charge ($50.00 per night for credit cards; $250.00 flat for debit cards) to cover possible incidental expenses during your stay such as restaurant and phone charges. Upon checkout, any amount authorized that was not used will be released, and your bank should release that hold typically within 5-7 business days.

Guests paying with a debit card should be aware that the funds authorized at the time of arrival are immediately deducted from your account by your bank. With a debit card, banks typically do not release the authorization taken at check-in for 7-10 business days. Therefore, many guests prefer to present a credit card at the time of check-in, and a debit card at the time of departure so that the hotel is only authorizing your debit card for the exact amount needed to settle your charges.

You are welcome to pay cash upon departure, but the hotel requires a credit card be presented and authorized for your stay at the time of arrival.


Guests must be at least 21 years of age to check into hotel. 


Sonesta Emeryville is a non-smoking property. There is a $250.00 fine for violation of the smoking policy.

Dining and Restaurants

Experience the best of Emeryville dining without ever leaving the hotel. 

  • The hotel restaurant offers American cuisine with a twist, including breakfast on-the-go and specialty beverages
  • In-room dining
  • 24-hour on-site convenience store
  • Local restaurant dinner delivery



Pool seating has been reduced to provide spacing for appropriate social distancing. Pool chairs & tables are sanitized after use and fresh towels are replaced.

Unwind at our indoor heated swimming pool featuring a whirlpool and lounge chairs.

Just because you’re traveling, there’s no need to sacrifice your workout. Our state-of-the-art, 24/7 fitness center helps you stay on top of your game.


Take advantage of the city's complimentary Emeryville Go-Round Shuttle service, provided by the Emeryville Transportation Management Association, connecting guests from the MacArthur BART Station to various locations throughout the City. Transportation is first-come, first-served and making arrangements is strongly suggested. Learn More


Enjoy the convenience of on-site parking at the Sonesta Emeryville. Daily fee applies. Learn More


Whether you’re craving a quick snack or you left some travel essentials at home, stop by The Market to find whatever you need. Learn More


Designed with the business traveler in mind, enjoy access to our newly renovated 24-hour Business Center. Learn More


We strive to make your stay as comfortable as possible and to accommodate the needs of our guests with disabilities. Please contact the hotel at 1-510-652-8777 if you have any special requests relating to your disability.

Meetings and Events

Select from 9 flexible meeting rooms including 4 breakout rooms, ranging from intimate boardrooms to grand ballrooms, offering over 5000 square feet of sophisticated meeting room space.

  • Alcatraz Island, the largest meeting space boasting 1272 square feet
  • 24-hour business center offering complimentary printing and copying services
  • Convenient boarding pass printing station
  • State-of-the-art audio/visual capabilities

Local Attractions

  • Bay Street Shopping and Public Market
  • Jack London Square on Oakland’s Waterfront
  • Oakland Zoo
  • RingCentral Coliseum and Oracle Arena
  • San Francisco’s Chinatown
  • Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39
  • Oracle Park, San Francisco
  • Golden Gate Bridge and Park
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country
  • Golden Gate Fields Horse Track
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Chabot Space and Science Center
  • Chase Center Sports & Entertainment Arena
  • University Avenue attractions, San Francisco

Sonesta Travel Pass

Sonesta Travel Pass is our guest rewards program that gives you perks, points, privileges and exclusives on top of the warm, friendly service and little extras you'll find at any Sonesta — to make each stay even more rewarding. Join now 

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Reservation Policies

  • All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card at the time of booking. Any cancellation must be made by no later than 4:00 PM local hotel time the day prior to arrival. Any reservation canceled after this time, or any booking that is a no-show, will be charged the sum of the first night's room and tax charges.
  • Non-Guaranteed reservations are not accepted
  • All credit card paying guests must present the credit card at check-in along with their valid Photo ID. The Hotel will pre-authorize all credit cards with the total room rate, taxes, and additional $50.00 per night for possible incidental bills.
  • If a guest chooses to pay by cash upon arrival, the hotel at check-in will collect the total for the room rate, and taxes. In addition, a refundable cash deposit of $150.00 per day will be collected upon check-in towards possible incidental expenses incurred in the hotel. The hotel will refund any remaining amount from this deposit at checkout.
  • Credit Cards Accepted for Guarantee and Deposit: American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Diners Club, Discover and JCB Credit Card

Sonesta Emeryville Oakland

5555 Shellmound Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
Tel: 1.510.652.8777