Hotels in El Cerrito, California

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El Cerrito overview

El Cerrito is a budget-friendly place distinct for its parks and known for its marina and college atmosphere. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Families will find plenty of fun at Pier 39 and University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley. Make plans to visit the popular Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. El Cerrito is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in El Cerrito

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, El Cerrito has accommodations to fit every need. There are 551 hotels in the El Cerrito area and you can shop as many as 150 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 196 2-star hotels with an average price of $68 per night
  • • 199 3-star hotels with an average price of $95 per night
  • • 111 4-star hotels with an average price of $116 per night
  • • 15 5-star hotels with an average price of $199 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 236217 user reviews of El Cerrito hotels: Hotel Mira Vista (El Cerrito)

How to get to El Cerrito

Fly in to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from downtown El Cerrito. San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 20.2 mi (32.5 km) away.

Metro stations include:
  • • El Cerrito Plaza Station
  • • El Cerrito del Norte Station

What to see around El Cerrito

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Indian Rock Park
  • • Cesar Chavez Park
  • • Eastshore State Park
  • • Berkeley Marina
  • • Emeryville Marina
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Blake Garden
  • • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley
  • • Children's Fairyland
  • • Aquarium of the Bay
  • • Pier 39
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • University of California - Berkeley
  • • California College of the Arts
  • • San Francisco Art Institute
  • • Academy of Art University
  • • Saint Mary's College
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Alcatraz Island
  • • Fisherman's Wharf
  • • Lombard Street
  • • Union Square
  • • Palace of Fine Arts