Hotel Accommodations

The Oakland Marriott City Center with BART Station across the street.
Image courtesy: TripAdvisor

Only registered attendees of the Second Life Community Convention 2011 will be eligible for the discounted group rate.  Those who do no register for the convention will be charged regular rates and will not be located in the convention group block!

View floor plans of the hotel.

The Oakland Marriott City Center

The Second Life Community Convention 2011 will take place at the Oakland Marriott City Center located at 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607.

The Oakland Marriott City Center offers commanding views of Lake Merritt, Berkeley Marina, the Bay, and the skyline of San Francisco. Located in the heart of revitalized downtown Oakland, adjacent to the Oakland Convention Center, close proximity to a thriving center of many downtown businesses, government, entertainment, and culture.

It also offers easy access to downtown San Francisco – only a twelve minute ride on the subway!

Special Group Rates

We have negotiated special pricing with the Oakland Marriott City Center to accommodate convention attendees. Please note that it is important that we meet our room commitments to avoid paying additional penalty fees, so stay at the Oakland Marriott City Center to enjoy the best of the convention!

Single/Double/Triple/Quad Room Rate: $109 per night (plus taxes)

Additional Guests: $20 per additional person Free! We negotiated a great deal!!

(Maximum of four occupants per room)

Internet Access: $14.99 per 24 hours Free! We negotiated a great deal!!

Discounted room rates apply for two days prior and two days after the convention, so from August 10th through August 16th – which means if you want to come a little early or stay a little later for site seeing, you can still benefit from the group discount!

As part of our specially negotiated prices, this includes free wirelesss internet access for all guest suites booked through our discounted room package!

Be sure to look for the link to reserve a room at the Oakland Marriott City Center through our specially negotiated price in your confirmation email when you register for the convention!

To look for a roomate to share the costs, visit the Roomates & Car Pools page.

Hotel Address & Telephone

Oakland Marriott City Center
1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607  USA

Telephone: (510) 451-4000

Main Website:

Note: Be sure to make room reservations through the link in your confirmation email when you register for the convention and not through the main website to receive discounted rates and free internet!

Map to the Hotel:

Travel, Car Rentals, & Parking Information

Please see the Planes, Trains, & Automobiles page for detailed information about all the ways you can travel to SLCC!

Hotel Key Facts

Check-In & Check-Out

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Express Checkout
  • Video Review Billing , Video Checkout


Air conditioning
Alarm clock
Bottled water
Coffee maker/tea service
Individual climate control
Internet browser/Web TV
Iron and ironing board
Luxurious bedding – down comforters, custom duvets, cotton-rich linens
Mini fridge
Pillows: down/feather
Pillows: foam
Rollaway bed
Hair dryer
Cable channel: CNN
Cable channel: ESPN
Cable channel: HBO
Cable/satellite TV
Color TV
Movies/videos, pay-per-view
Wet bar
Electrical outlet: desk level
Phone feature: cordless
Phone feature: voice mail

* Some services and amenities may require an additional charge.

Services & Amenities

Coffee/tea in-room
Concierge desk
Full-service business center
Phone calls: toll-free
Room service, 6:00 AM-11:00 PM
Safe deposit boxes, front desk

* Some services and amenities may require an additional charge.

Restaurants & Lounges

Level Two

  • California
  • Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Hotel’s new and distinct restaurant, Level Two, features a fresh take on shareable dishes, a comprehensive wine menu and delectable new menu options

Twelve Bar Lounge

  • California
  • Open for dinner
  • Unwind at this stunning lounge with flat screen televisions, serving dinner with light menu options, beverages and cocktails.

Peet’s Coffee

  • Coffee House
  • Open for breakfast
  • Coffee

See the Restaurants & Lounges page for more information.

Fitness & Recreation

Oakland Marriott City Center Hotel Fitness Center
Outdoor Swimming Pool

See the Fitness & Recreation page for more information.



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