2532 Castro Valley Blvd. , Castro Valley, CA, US, 94546

  • Phone: (510) 538-9501
  • Fax: (510) 538-9487
Green Hotel

Supports Green Practices

"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.

4.3 out of 5 (80 reviews)
89% of guests recommend this hotel
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  • Shopping

    »Bayfair Mall

    This East Bay mall features two major department stores, Macy's and Kohl's, six fine jewelry stores and everything else from toys to computer software. You find clothing, gifts and shoes by popular names like Old Navy, Foot Locker, and Target. In the food court choose from Chinese, Italian, Mexican, donuts, frozen yogurt, hamburgers, Mrs. Fields Cookies and California cuisine.

    15555 East 14th Street
    San Leandro, CA 94578

    »Southland Mall

    Health, beauty, fashion, food - Southland Mall offers goods and services for every aspect of your life from a diamond ring for your finger to a set of tyres for your car. For your closet, it features great clothing and footwear boutiques like Foot Locker, Lane Bryant, and Wet Seal as well as four notable department stores - JCPenney, Macy's, Mervyn's California, and Sears. The mall also has a video store, portrait studio, movie theater, manicurist, optometrist, a grocery store, four banks and much more. After you shop, treat yourself to international cuisine (Italian or Chinese) or something all-American like a burger from Dairy Queen or a scoop of chocolate mint chip at Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream.

    1 Southland Mall Drive
    Hayward, CA 94545

    »Stoneridge Mall

    Be it fashion clothing or just gifts, this plush mall is your best bargain. It appeals to one and all. Womaen can choose from brands like Ann Taylor, Bebe, Victoria's Secret, and Talbots where as men get to pick from Electronics Boutique, Copeland's Sports Country, and the Men's Wearhouse. The teen favorites such as Guess, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, and Gap are all present here. Not to miss evereyone's favorite Macy's and Nordstrom. Also there's Williams-Sonoma for the gourmet, The Disney Store for the cartoon enthusiasts, and many other specialty stores. Hot Dog on a Stick, Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream, and Senor Jalapeno Taqueria are all available here. Credit card acceptance varies by store.

    1 Stoneridge Mall Road
    Pleasanton, CA 94588

    »Oakland Grand Lake Certified Farmer's Market

    On sunny East Bay Saturdays, and even the cloudy ones, residents take a trip to this farmers' market, set in a charming part of downtown Oakland near Lake Merritt and the Grand Lake Theatre. It is an ongoing market and offers the chance to buy seasonal and organic produce, homemade baked goods, large farm eggs, and more. You will enjoy the opportunity of buying such items as fresh-cut sunflowers and ripe cherries direct from local growers. Admission is free. Some vendors may take credit cards.

    Grand Avenue & Lakepark Way
    Oakland, CA 94610

    »NewPark Mall

    Newpark Mall is one of the largest in the Bay Area with tons of clothing, shoe, and gift boutiques to choose from. It also has five notable department stores; JCPenney, Macy's, Mervyn's California, Emporium, and Sears. To feed all the hungry shoppers, this mall's food court offers a wide variety of meals and treats to tantalize your taste buds. Choose from international cuisine or mall fast food favorite's like Hot Dog on a Stick, Cinnabon, and Pretzel Time. The mall also features a multiplex movie theater, bank, optometrists, manicurists, hair salons, shoe repair, a dentist and a pharmacy. Payment methods vary from store to store.

    2086 New Park Mall
    Newark, CA 94560


    This charming little Japanese furnishing store sells unique items. Its specialty is custom made futon covers, duvets, and comforters, plus handcrafted tatami beds, futons and frames. Pick your favorite fabric from over 50 selections. You will also find a nice selection of shoji screens, meditation mats, tatami lights, indoor fish fountains, kimonos, and gifts such as Japanese porcelain and art.

    6050 College Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94618

    »Diesel, A Book Store

    High ceilings atop brick walls allow for tall bookcases filled with both new and used (80 percent new) selections. You will find everything from hardbacks to paper, from current bestsellers to the classics, all at your fingertips and all nicely spread out. After choosing a book, head for one of the comfortable couches in the back and peruse your selections by the fireplace. Weekly events include author readings and signings, and book groups and discussions.

    5433 College Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94618

    »High Strung

    In 1997, Carole McAboy and Marilee Wood decided to turn their bead-stringing hobby into this amazing little shop. You will find strings, clasps and everything necessary to create fantastic beaded jewelry and accessories, as well as every bead imaginable (sorted and easy to find). In addition, they offer beading classes, repairs, custom restringing and an area available for bead parties. If you do not have the patience to make your own, they sell a huge selection of finished jewelry and gifts.

    5461 College Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94618

    »Rightway Shoe Repair

    Step into this old-fashioned cobbler shop and feel transported to a small cottage store from days gone by. Traditional equipment graces the windows, and piles of worn leather shoes on the floors and counters await the cobblers' tender care. Have a seat in one of the wooden chairs while someone quickly repairs your shoes. Broken heels, resoling, polishing and quick fixes can be done while you wait. You will also find a large selection of shoe accessories from laces to air pillow pads to polish. Need a key made? That can be done, too.

    5479 College Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94618

    »Rockridge Furniture & Design

    This large and airy showroom features furniture, as well as craft items and home accessories. The knowledgeable staff can steer you through the store's wide and varied selection of chairs, desks, buffets, chests, dining room tables and more. You will find a nice array of china, beautiful stained glass lamps scattered throughout the store, and even see some rare pieces.

    5601 College Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94618

    »Hapuku Fish Shop

    This upscale North Oakland fishmonger has high standards and a wide selection of fresh fish. You will find lobster and crab tanks, sushi, and a variety of freshwater and sea-water fish and shellfish. It hand-picks the selections daily at Fisherman's Wharf. It also carries ready-to-heat fish and shellfish and numerous prepared foods like Clam Chowder, Cioppino, Stuffed Sole, and Gazapacho. The gourmet will find the location is divine. Situated in the Bay Area's only European-style market, Rockridge Market Hall, among stores that sell homemade pasta, fresh flowers, produce and imported meats.

    5655 College Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94618

    »Paul Marcus Wines

    This independent wine shop attracts an array of gourmet shoppers at Rockridge Market Hall, the Bay Area's only European-style market. It specializes in international and hard-to-find wines. You will find reds, white, ports, sherries and dessert wines from around the world, although the bulk of the selections is of French, Italian and California origin. Buy wine by the case or by the bottle. Let the knowledgeable staff help you select the perfect vintage.

    5655 College Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94618
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