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Family Weekend Accommodations and Transportation


If you will be traveling from out of town to join us for Family Weekend, there are numerous accommodation options in Oakland and the greater East Bay Area. Several local hotels are listed below for your convenience, though many other options are also available. The College is unable to offer on-campus accommodations for Family Weekend, so please plan accordingly.

Executive Inn & Suites
1755 Embarcadero Street
Oakland, CA 94606
Please reference group code GRBE338LE when making your reservation. Visit, click “Book Now,” then enter arrival and departure dates. Click the text link “Enter your access or promotional code,” then enter “GRBE338LE” as the “Group Code.” All reservations must be made by August 18. Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to the arrival date. A Mills shuttle will provide service to and from the College Thursday through Sunday. Ask for the shuttle schedule at check-in. Space aboard is limited so please plan accordingly.
Single or Double (city view): $149
Single or Double (water view): $159

Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel
1717 Embarcadero Street
Oakland, CA 94606
Call to make reservations with Mills' group rate
The Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel is adjacent to and managed by the Executive Inn & Suites. Call this hotel directly and reference the Mills College alumnae group rate to make a reservation. All reservations must be made by August 18. Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to the arrival date.
Single or Double (water view): $179

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 Hotel
10 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607


Maps and Directions

Parking is free on the Mills College campus during this Family Weekend. You do not need a parking pass to park on campus for these three days.

If you will be using public transportation to get to campus, is a resource for up-to-the-minute Bay Area traffic, transit, rideshare, and bicycling information. The bus stop IDs in front of Mills campus are 52277 and 51991.

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Last Updated: 5/3/17