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Guests attending Family Weekend or Reunion can enjoy special rates at the two hotels listed below from Thursday, September 26, to Sunday, September 29, 2013. Contact the hotel of your choice directly and identify yourself as a guest of Mills College Reunion/Family Weekend. Please note that the cancellation policy for each hotel may differ.

The Executive Inn & Suites
1755 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606
510.536.6633 or 800.346.6331

Located near Jack London Square on the Oakland Estuary, the Inn provides continental breakfast, swimming and spa facilities, free parking, and airport shuttle service. A Mills shuttle will provide service between the hotel and the College Thursday through Sunday (ask for the shuttle at check-in). Restaurants are located close by, and Mills will have a hospitality suite at this hotel. Please reference group code GR301EE when making your reservation. Reservations can be made online. Click "Book Now," then enter arrival and departure dates and "GR301EE" in the box entitled "Group Code." All reservations must be made by September 3. Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to the arrival date.

Single or Double (city view): $109
Single or Double (water view): $129

Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel
1717 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606
Call to make reservations with Mills' group rate
View photos and a list of ammenities

The Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel is adjacent to and managed by the Executive Inn & Suites. Amenities include continental breakfast, gym facilities, free parking, and airport shuttle service. Guests have access to swimming and spa facilities at the Executive Inn as well as Mills’ hospitality suite and shuttle service. Call this hotel directly and reference Mills College to make a reservation with our group rate. All reservations must be made by September 3. Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to the arrival date.

Single or Double (city view): $139
Single or Double (water view): $149

Other Local Hotels
The following Oakland area hotels also provide appealing accommodations but do not offer special rates for Family Weekend/Reunion. Please contact these hotels directly to learn their rates.

Berkeley City Club Hotel
(Julia Morgan, Architect)
2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94705

The Claremont Resort and Spa
41 Tunnel Road
Berkeley, CA 94705
510.843.3000 or 800.551.7266

Courtyard Marriott Downtown Oakland
988 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607
510.625.8282 or 800.321.2211

The Washington Inn
495 Tenth Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Waterfront Plaza Hotel
10 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Ground Transportation

To and from Oakland Airport: Our host hotels, the Executive Inn & Suites and the Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, provide guests with free shuttle service to and from Oakland International Airport. Other hotels may provide shuttle service for an additional fee.

Alternative shuttles:
Bayporter Express
877.467.1800 or 415.467.1800

Super Shuttle
800.258.3826 or 415.558.8500

Taxis between airports, hotels, and campus may be arranged from the following:
Friendly Cab, East Bay

Yellow Cab Express, East Bay

Yellow Cab, San Francisco

Directions to Mills
Mills is located immediately off of Highway 580 in Oakland at the junction of 580 (MacArthur Freeway) and Highway 13 (Warren Freeway), approximately seven miles from the Bay Bridge.

For detailed driving directions please visit or call 510.430.3250 for recorded directions.

Campus Parking
On the Mills campus, visitor parking is free. Visitors may park in any legal parking space designated as commuter parking.

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