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What people say about renting long term parking on Neighbor

16 x 10 Parking Lot in Oakland, California

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"Communicating with Joe was always fast and to the point. The parking area behind his shop was a good home for my car for a month. He even started up the car once to make sure the battery stayed charged. Would rent from again!"

Timm M.

Oakland, CA

Apr 7, 2023

16 x 9 Driveway in Oakland, California

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"Great space to store my car while I was on assignment in San Francisco and didn’t need it. Daniel was always very quick to respond and my car was in perfect condition when I picked it up! "

Jessica B.

Oakland, CA

Apr 9, 2023

16 x 9 Driveway in Oakland, California

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"Danny was super helpful in having a space ready for my car in short notice. Liked that it was parked securely in a blocked off driveway. Was super easy to coordinate with him. "

Abhishek B.

Oakland, CA

Jan 6, 2023

16 x 9 Driveway in Oakland, California

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"Thank you for being so responsive and taking care of my car while I was gone. I really appreciate it you saved me money :)"

Noriko R.

Oakland, CA

Jun 1, 2023

18 x 8 Driveway in Oakland, California

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"Phoenix was a dream of a host. Communication was great, very thorough, and super flexible to coordinate with!"

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Kourtney R.

Oakland, CA

Feb 22, 2023

30 x 10 Driveway in Oakland, California

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"Safe space and Carlos was easy to work with. He always answered texts promptly. Would recommend. "

Chris R.

Oakland, CA

Apr 15, 2023

30 x 10 Driveway in Oakland, California

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"Carlos's space was great, exactly as described and he was really helpful to deal with. "

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Chris L.

Oakland, CA

Jan 7, 2023

16 x 9 Driveway in Oakland, California

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"Good space for the price, excellent response time would definitely recommend. "

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Nick K.

Oakland, CA

Nov 3, 2022

16 x 10 Parking Lot in Oakland, California

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"Great!! Went out of his way to help me get my cars when needed. Recommended."

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Justinn R.

Oakland, CA

Feb 1, 2023

16 x 10 Parking Lot in Oakland, California

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"Great experience and super accommodating! "

Ava W.

Oakland, CA

May 11, 2023

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Types of Long Term Parking

Renting long term parking can offer many benefits such as convenience, cost savings, and flexibility. Locations include:

  • Residential driveways: These can offer convenient and secure parking options.
  • Residential garages: These can provide additional protection from the elements and security.
  • Commercial parking garages or lots: These can offer easy access and a variety of parking options.
  • Unpaved lots: These can offer more cost-effective options for vehicle storage.
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Choosing Long Term Parking

Choosing a long term parking location for rent can be a difficult decision, especially in Oakland, California. There are several factors to consider, such as:

  • The size of the storage space – it's important to make sure the storage space is large enough to accommodate any items you need to store.
  • The location – make sure the location in Oakland is convenient and easily accessible.
  • Security – look for a storage space that has good security features, such as gated access, surveillance cameras, and lighting.
  • Amenities – some storage spaces in Oakland offer amenities like drive-up access, elevators, and ample parking.
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Climate Considerations

When looking to rent a long term parking space in Oakland, California, one should consider the climate and weather of the area. In general, Oakland experiences mild temperatures throughout most of the year. It is usually warmest from May to September when the average high temperature hovers around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. During the winter, the average low temperature is around 40 degrees Fahrenheit.

To protect vehicles from potential damage, it is important to account for the effects of moisture and extreme temperatures. In Oakland, the peak of the rainy season occurs in January, February, and March. It is important to make sure the parking space is well-drained to avoid water buildup. Additionally, it is important to consider the placement of the parking space in regards to sunlight. During the summer months, direct sunlight can cause the vehicle to heat up quickly, potentially damaging paint and other materials. During the winter months, the sun can provide some warmth but can also lead to cracking of plastics or fading of paint.

About Oakland

Oakland, California is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and is home to nearly 420,000 people. It is the third-largest city in the Bay Area. Oakland is known for its vibrant arts scene, rich culture, sports teams, and diverse communities. There are many notable landmarks in the city, including Lake Merritt, Redwood Regional Park, Oakland Zoo, Oakland Museum of California, Chabot Space & Science Center, and Jack London Square.

For outdoor fun, Oakland has several parks and recreational areas, such as Joaquin Miller Park, Mosswood Park, and Mountain View Cemetery. Oakland is also home to numerous libraries, including the Oakland Public Library, Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, and the Asian branch.

Oakland is home to several neighborhoods, including Adams Point, Chinatown, Downtown, Eastlake, Fruitvale, Hills, Jack London Square, and Lake Merritt. Oakland also has a number of hospitals, including Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Alameda Health System's Highland Hospital, and the Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland.

Oakland is a great place for car owners as there are several major highways passing through the city, including I-580, I-680, and I-880. It is also a short drive from San Francisco and other Bay Area cities.

Oakland is an inviting and safe place to live and work. It has something for everyone whether you are looking for outdoor activities, cultural experiences, or nightlife.

FAQs about long term parking in Oakland

On average a Neighbor long term parking unit in Oakland costs $226 per month.

15x15 spaces are the most frequently booked long term parking type in Oakland.

Motorcycles and other small vehicles generally require a 5x10 storage space while most cars and trucks will fit within a 10x20. For larger trailers, RVs, and other vehicles you will likely need to pull out the measuring tape as they can require anywhere from 10x40 to 20x60 spaces. Residential driveways offer a range of sizes and are typically affordable and convenient.

We recommend climate controlled storage for most electronics, collectibles, personal items (books, clothing, and photos), and sensitive materials (glass, leather, and metal).

If you live in a dry climate, climate control isn't as much of a concern, though you should still consider temperature's effect on your items.

If you expect freezing temperatures during the period that you plan to store your vehicle, you should definitely consider winterizing your vehicle before storing to prevent unecessary harm to your vehicle.

Additional California long term parking locations

Benedict Avenue, DowneySan Pablo Dam Road, El SobranteSaticoy Street, Los Angeles3760 Airport Road, Paso RoblesHighland Ave, San Bernardino

Alternative Long Term Parking Options near Oakland

While traditional storage options are commonly available in Oakland, California, Neighbor.com usually has the lower-priced, safest, and closest long term parking.

Look at the facilities below for information:

StorageMart (1.9 miles)

2743 San Pablo Ave

Oakland, CA

StorageMart (2.2 miles)

2450 Mandela Pkwy

Oakland, CA

SmartStop Self Storage (3.7 miles)

5200 Coliseum Way

Oakland, CA

Public Storage (4.2 miles)

6201 San Leandro St

Oakland, CA

Public Storage (6.7 miles)

611 2nd St

San Francisco, CA

SOMA Self-Storage (8.1 miles)

1475 Mission St

San Francisco, CA

Public Storage (12.7 miles)

160 S Spruce Ave

South San Francisco, CA

Security Public Storage (14.4 miles)

801 Madeline Rd

San Pablo, CA

Ross Valley Self Storage (18.9 miles)

890 College Ave

Greenbrae, CA

Public Storage (19.1 miles)

1870 Arnold Industrial Pl

Concord, CA