Conference Location and Lodging Information

The 2019 Othering & Belonging conference will be held at the:

Oakland Marriott City Center
1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607


Please note: the special rate for Othering & Belonging Conference attendees at the Oakland Marriott City Center special rate has now sold out. There may still be rooms available at the Oakland Marriott City Center for a higher rate, please check their website or contact them directly.

Update: Please note that hotels near the Oakland Airport are showing extremely reasonable rates and some, like the Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport, have shuttles that take guests to the nearby BART station which you can take directly to the conference site.

Please find below list of alternative hotels near the conference venue in Oakland or by the Oakland airport.

Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport
8400 Edes Ave, Oakland, CA
7.1 mi, 9 minute drive, depending on traffic

Hilton Oakland Airport
1 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA
8.1 mi – 11 minute drive, depending on traffic

Oakland Airport Executive Hotel
150 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA
7.9 mi, 11 min drive, depending on traffic

Best Western Plus Airport Inn & Suites
170 Hegenberger Loop, Oakland, CA 94621
6.9 mi, 11 min drive, depending on traffic

The Washington Inn Hotel
495 10th Street, Oakland
0.06 mi, across the street from conference

Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown
988 Broadway, Oakland
0.06 mi, across the street from conference

Clarion Hotel Downtown Oakland City Center
371 13th Street, Oakland
0.17 mi – about 7 minute walk, 4-minute drive to conference

Z Hotel Jack London Square
233 Broadway, Oakland
0.41 mi, 11 minute walk, 5-minute drive to conference

Waterfront Hotel
10 Washington Street, Oakland, CA
0.8 mi, 16 minute walk, 5 minute drive 

Executive Inn & Suites Oakland
1755 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA, 94606
2.6 miles, 9 minute drive, depending on traffic

Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront
1103 Embarcadero, Oakland
2.2 miles, 9 minute drive, depending on traffic

Directions to the Conference Venue

Oakland International Airport (OAK)

The hotel does not provide shuttle service but here are options for car transportation:

  • Alternate transportation: City Express Shuttle; fee: 28 USD (one way); on request

  • Estimated taxi fare: 40 USD (one way)

  • BART service, fee: 7.85 USD (one way)

  • Or driving from Oakland Airport:
    Exit airport. Take Hegenberger Rd to I-880 N. Exit Broadway and turn right. Go 3 blocks, turn left on 10th St. Make right turns around the block to hotel entrance.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

The Oakland Marriott is 26 miles from SFO. Transportation options include:

  • Bayporter shuttle (about $40, one way, can request from Marriott

  • Estimated taxi fare: 80 USD (one way)

  • BART subway

  • Or driving by car from SFO: Take 101 North. Merge to I-80. Take 580 East off the bridge to 980 S. Take 11th/12th St. exit. Go 1 block, turn left. Hotel is at 11th & Broadway.