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Acacia House, a small and private inn located in the upscale residential of the Upper Rockridge District of Oakland, California, provides a gracious and peaceful base for the guest who is traveling personally or professionally. Conveniently located to Rockridge District shops, cafes, coffee houses, restaurants, and public transportation.
Acacia House was designed & built in the Italianate style for the host in 1994 & is noted for its magnificent Oakland hills views, soaring ceilings and grand windows. This one of a kind home is graced by native California live oak trees & an occasional Acacia.
A security gate opens onto a winding walkway with stairs that leads you through a hand-made Australian cherry & lace wood door & welcomes you into a plant-filled atrium adjacent to the Acacia Suite. The Acacia Suite affords the utmost in privacy and comfort. The sitting room bedroom, and private bath are furnished in antiques and art collected from around the world. A wet bar with a microwave, mini-refrigerator, toaster, and coffee maker is available for limited use.
The Acacia Suite
Enjoy the utmost in privacy and comfort in this gracious two room suite featuring a spacious sitting room with wet bar, comfortable sofas, desk, & a private entry. The bedroom is furnished in Belgian antiques with a queen-sized bed. Private bath with shower. $150 per night plus tax with a 2 night minimum single or double occupancy.
Upstairs Guest Room
The Upstairs Guest Room, located on the third floor of Acacia House, features a fabulous view and is furnished in Belgian antiques with a balcony overlooking the living room. This room has a private bath with shower and features Kohler fixtures. $125 per night plus tax with a 2 night minimum single or double occupancy.
About the Innkeeper
Your host, Brenda Reed, is a world traveler, collector of unique art & furnishings. With roots in Virginia & Tennessee, she cherishes her Southern heritage. Her co-host, Rollie (a handsome rescued golden retriever), will enjoy leading you on a walk around the neighborhood and will gladly give you lots of love if invited.
"Your attention to detail in every way made out stay a very enjoyable experience." Clifford & Karen, Sacramento, CA
"The finest B&B that we have ever encountered. A superb hostess!"Marcia & Herb, Bethesda, MD
"Fabulous peace & pampered luxury in just the kind of loving care that keeps us globe trotting world-changers going! We couldn't do it without support such as yours." Author, Elizabeth S., Santa Barbara, CA
"We will highly recommend this delightful get-away' it's a real gem." Dorcas & Jeff, St. Michaels, MD
"We have enjoyed our stay in your comfortable B&B. You made us very welcome & we look forward to a return visit." David & Joan, Nottingham, England
"Acacia House is a true find! We will recommend your B&B to our friends & will stay with you again soon. Your are attentive to every detail and the breakfasts are superb." Lida & Carl, Setauket, NY
"Quiet, gracious, lovely hidden touches of Paris." Carol, Santa Rosa, CA
"Simultaneously elegant, sophisticated, lavish, comforting & inviting. Your hospitality, generosity & attention to detail made us feel truly pampered." Betty & Jared, Knoxville, TN
"The perfect B&B. We enjoyed every detail & will be back." Debbie & Dave, Washington, D.C.
"Absolutely the best Bed & Breakfast we have ever been to. We enjoyed every detail. The breakfast was delicioso. People like you & homes like this make the world a better place to be." Grabiella & Lee, West Bloomfield, Michigan
"Quite the retreat!" Jack & Carolyn, Boston, MA
"A wonderful respite after a long travel. You have put a lot of consideration into what the traveler needs." Jill & Philip, Portland, OR
"A wonderful stay. We appreciated that we could indulge on our own schedule. We will be back!" Emily & Joshua
"Our stay was fantastic! The Acacia Suite is beautiful, the breakfasts delicious, & your hospitality wonderful." Jen, Scott & Charlotte, Washington, D.C.
"We loved staying here. So quiet & comfortable & the setting is beautiful. We loved walking around Rockridge." Linda & Dave, NYC
"The most elegant B&B we have ever stayed in. Details are in exquisite style. Your hospitality & many kindnesses will always be remembered." Bob & Velma, Boston, MA
"The most outstanding home away from home we have experienced in many years. Our stay couldn't have been more perfect. Best sleep I've had in months. Loving consideration to every detail." Robert & Donna, Tesuque, NM
- Downtown Oakland, Berkeley, Piedmont, & San Francisco
- Rockridge District, Montclair District & Piedmont Avenue cafes, restaurants & shops
- The "gourmet ghetto" of Berkeley
- Parks & recreation facilities (Lake Temescal, Lake Merritt, Redwood Park)
- Museums, theaters, & shopping
- Sports arenas
- University of California
- California College of Arts & Crafts
- Holy Names & Mills Colleges
- BART & AC Transit bus service
- Highway 24 & Highway 13
- Public golf courses & tennis courts
- Hiking trails
- Jack London Square
- Ferry to San Francisco
- Walking distance to Rockridge Bart Station (9/10th mile)