Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Emeryville

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Emeryville. Revered for its shopping, restaurants and university setting, this city is both welcoming and cosmopolitan. Pier 39 and Alcatraz Island are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Emeryville

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Emeryville has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Waterworld California (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Eastshore State Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Cesar Chavez Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Emeryville

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Emeryville. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Twin Peaks (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Angel Island (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Emeryville

The nearest airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), which is 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Emeryville Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Emeryville?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 581 holiday lettings around Emeryville. From 174 flats & apartments to 217 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Emeryville?

If you like the thought of jumping out of bed and discovering shops, bars and cafes within mere minutes, then you've just got to stay central. HomeAway has 59 centrally located getaway rentals available. Alternatively, you might like trying a different sort of setting. HomeAway has a great range of options to pick from, including:

  • 45 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 44 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 35 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Emeryville?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. With loads of space and privacy, they're perfect for those who want to experience life like a local. There are 250 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices start from £38 a night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Apartment: 129 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £45 per night.
  • Hotel: 47 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £43 per night.
  • Studio: 40 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.

Can I stay in Emeryville in a large group?

There's nothing like being reunited with old work colleagues or spending a few nights with extended family in a wonderful new location. What's best, HomeAway has places big enough for everyone. Currently, house holiday rentals are preferred for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 53 available on our database. Rental options around the area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Are you looking for properties that can fit 6 holiday makers? We have 154 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £73 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 108 rental accommodation that are suitable. The starting price is £74 per night.
  • Organising a trip away with 8 guests? We've got 74 holiday rentals that will be perfect. Prices start from £146 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can take your aunt, your cousin and all your besties to Emeryville.

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