Getting to Galactic Camp!

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  • From I-880, take the Webster Street Tube into Alameda.
  • Immediately turn right at the In-N-Out Burger onto Stargel Avenue.
  • Continue forward through the residential neighborhood, making a Left onto Main Street.
  • Merge onto Central Avenue, making a Right onto W. Oriskany Avenue.
  • Make a Left onto Ferry Point.

The USS Hornet is located at the corner of Ferry Point and W. Hornet Avenue. See the Event Map for parking information.

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There are many hotels located nearby, but here are a few of our recommendations!


Waterfront Hotel Staff Pick

10 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Mariott Homepage

Overlooking San Francisco Bay, this relaxed hotel is adjacent to Jack London Square and 1 mile from the Oakland Museum of California. It’s also 3 miles from Crown Memorial State Beach.
The nautical rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, and tea and coffeemakers. Some rooms offer balconies and/or harbor views. Suites add separate living spaces and/or fireplaces.
Amenities include a heated outdoor pool, a sauna and an exercise room, as well as an Italian restaurant. Complimentary perks include weekday wine receptions and a local shuttle. There’s also a 24-hour business center, along with 13 meeting rooms and valet parking (fee).


Rodeway Inn

1925 Webster Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Rodeway Inn Homepage

This relaxed hotel, set in the San Francisco Bay area, lies 2.2 miles from the Jack London Square shopping and entertainment area, and 10 miles from the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Featuring free Wi-Fi, the unfussy rooms and suites also offer TVs, microwaves and minifridges; some have balconies and/or desks. Suites add seating areas and kitchenettes.
Complimentary amenities include continental breakfast and parking.


Extended Stay America – Oakland – Alameda

1350 Marina Village Pkwy
Alameda, CA 94501
Extended Stay Homepage

Overlooking Oakland Inner Harbor, this modest, roadside hotel is 3 miles from shopping and dining at Jack London Square, and 8 miles from the University of California.
The low-key studios offer kitchenettes, complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult.
Freebies include parking and takeaway breakfast. Amenities include a fitness room and a 24-hour, coin-operated laundry. Pets are welcome for a fee.


Oakland Mariott City Center

1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
Mariott Homepage

This modern downtown hotel is a 3-minute walk from the 12th St. Oakland City Center BART station, 13 minutes from Jack London Square and 14 minutes from the Oakland Museum of California.
The contemporary rooms have flat-screen TVs with premium channels, desks, minifridges and coffeemakers. WiFi is available. Some rooms have access to a lounge with free continental breakfast and evening snacks, and some offer views of San Francisco Bay or Lake Merritt.
Amenities include a restaurant and a lounge, both offering California cuisine, plus an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There’s also a business center, 36 event rooms and paid parking.