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El Cerrito overview

If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than El Cerrito. El Cerrito might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like Alcatraz Island and Pier 39. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Fisherman's Wharf and Lombard Street.

Where to stay in El Cerrito

A welcoming city, El Cerrito has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. You can shop as many as 1194 deals for El Cerrito accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 72%. We have room prices starting at 24 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in El Cerrito as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 16 5-star hotels from 202 USD per night
  • • 131 4-star hotels from 118 USD per night
  • • 229 3-star hotels from 95 USD per night
  • • 195 2-star hotels from 69 USD per night

How to get to El Cerrito

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from central 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 (0.2 mi/0.4 km from the city center)
  • • El Cerrito del Norte Station (1.9 mi/3 km from the city center)

What to see around El Cerrito

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Indian Rock Park
  • • Cesar Chavez Park
  • • Eastshore State Park
  • • Marina Bay Trail
  • • Embarcadero Bay Bicycle Trail
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
Festivals, live music, and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Berkeley Repertory Theater
  • • Robert Lowie Museum of Anthropology
  • • Berkeley Community Theater
  • • Habitot Children's Museum
  • • Magnes Collection of Jewish Art & Life
Here are some top sights in the surrounding area:
  • • Alcatraz Island (8.2 mi/13.3 km from the city center)
  • • Pier 39 (8.6 mi/13.9 km from the city center)
  • • Fisherman's Wharf (8.7 mi/13.9 km from the city center)
  • • Lombard Street (9.3 mi/15 km from the city center)
  • • Tilden Regional Park (2.6 mi/4.1 km from the city center)