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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

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 experience and super accommodating! "

Ava W.

Oakland, CA

May 11, 2023

20 x 10 Driveway in Daly City, California

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"Derek was very Friendly, and accommodating. It’s a safe neighborhood and very accessible right off the freeway. I highly recommend Derek as your Neighbor Storage Host."

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Austin A.

Daly City, CA

Nov 23, 2022

16 x 8 Parking Lot in SF, California

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"Safe spot I could park my van at! Cesar helped every step of the way when I needed to get my vehicle out of this lot for short weekend trips. Good spot near the city"

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Patrick M.


Oct 31, 2022

20 x 10 Garage in San Leandro, California

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"Great communication and everything was great. Having this space really saved me when I needed a garage. "

Andrea C.

San Leandro, CA

Feb 27, 2023

20 x 10 Driveway in Berkeley, California

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"Eli was very helpful and understanding. I felt confident my belongings were safe and cared for."

Carolina O.

Berkeley, CA

Jan 14, 2023

20 x 10 Garage in San Leandro, California

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"Anuj was a very good host. Great communication and was accommodating."

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Jordan H.

San Leandro, CA

Feb 28, 2023

100 x 30 Driveway in South San Francisco, California

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"Thanks, Marcelo. You were a caring and fantastic host for my stuff. "

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Christopher P.

South San Francisco, CA

Jun 5, 2023

20 x 10 Parking Lot in SF, California

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"Safe space, host prompt with answering any questions. "

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Patrick M.


Apr 17, 2023

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Types of Parking Spaces

Renting a parking space in Oakland can offer a variety of convenient and cost-effective solutions for vehicle owners.

  • Residential Driveways: Accessible, secure and can provide year-round parking.
  • Residential Garages: Cost-effective short-term or long-term parking solutions.
  • Commercial Parking Garages or Lots: Best for longer term parking needs.
  • Unpaved Lots: Can be used for short-term parking needs.
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Choosing Parking Spaces

When choosing a parking location to rent in Oakland, California, there are several things to consider. These include:

  • Accessibility - Is the location easily accessible to the renter, with adequate parking and safe walking paths?
  • Security - What kind of security measures are in place such as lighting, fencing, and cameras?
  • Size - Is the location sufficient to accommodate the vehicle being stored?
  • Neighborhood - Is the neighborhood safe, with access to nearby amenities?
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Climate Considerations

When looking to rent a parking space in Oakland, California, it is important to consider the climate and weather of the region. Oakland, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a temperate climate with average temperatures ranging from 49-72 degrees Fahrenheit. During the summer months, temperatures can easily reach 90 degrees during the day and can be quite humid. In the winter months, temperatures dip to around 40 degrees with occasional rain. To protect your vehicle from the elements, it is important to choose a parking spot that is well-shaded and away from direct sunlight. Additionally, it is important to check for any signs of flooding during the wet season, as Oakland can experience heavy rainfall. To further protect your vehicle from the elements, it is recommended to invest in a car cover to prevent surface corrosion from sun and rain exposure.

About Oakland

Oakland, California is a vibrant and diverse city located in the San Francisco Bay area. It is known for its beautiful views, parks, and a variety of cultural attractions. Oakland is home to a population of 433,031 residents, and is the 45th most populous city in the United States. In Oakland, you will find a variety of neighborhoods, including downtown, East Oakland, North Oakland, West Oakland, and Fruitvale.

Oakland is well known for its outdoor attractions, such as Redwood Regional Park, Lake Merritt, and the Oakland Zoo. There are also numerous museums, libraries, and recreational centers. Additionally, Oakland is the home to several higher education institutions, such as Mills College and the University of California, Berkeley.

Oakland offers a variety of transportation options. Public transportation, such as the BART train and AC Transit, are available to take you around the city. Commuters can also access freeways and highways, including I-80 and I-580. Furthermore, Oakland is located just 12 miles from San Francisco for those who would like to experience the nearby big city.

Overall, Oakland is a vibrant city with plenty to offer both residents and visitors. With its parks, museums, and other attractions, Oakland is a great place to live and explore.

FAQs about parking spaces in Oakland

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

15x15 spaces are the most frequently booked parking spaces type in Oakland. Driveways are a popular parking space type due to the ease of access and flexibility they provide.

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.

Climate-controlled storage for a vehicle isn't typically necessary in Oakland, unless the vehicle is a classic, antique, luxury or has high sentimental value. Vehicles are generally designed to withstand a variety of weather conditions. However, if parking in an area with extreme temperatures, high humidity, or if the vehicle will be stored for a very long time, a climate-controlled unit can provide additional protection.

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.

To prepare your car, truck or other vehicle for long-term storage in Oakland, you should clean the vehicle to prevent corrosion, rust or other damage. Using a high quality car cover can also help prevent damage from the sun or other exposure. Finally, you should check and change the fluids and oil, disconnect the battery, and consider using tire jacks. Parking a vehicle in a residential driveway is also a way to ensure that your vehicle will be watched over and protected.

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Alternative Vehicle Parking Options near Oakland

While vehicle parking on Neighbor.com often features the most affordable, safest, and nearest vehicle parking, traditional self storage options are also a potential option for vehicle parking in Oakland, CA.

Use the facilities below for information:

Extra Space Storage (0.9 miles)

300 Market St

Oakland, CA

Public Storage (1.3 miles)

1327 International Blvd

Oakland, CA

Self Storage at Telegraph (1.7 miles)

2633 Telegraph Ave

Oakland, CA

StorageMart (1.9 miles)

2743 San Pablo Ave

Oakland, CA

Extra Space Storage (2.2 miles)

2615 E 12th St

Oakland, CA

StorQuest Self Storage (3 miles)

4601 Shattuck Ave

Oakland, CA

A-1 Self Storage (3 miles)

301 High St

Oakland, CA

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Oakland Coliseum (5.2 miles)

8000 San Leandro St

Oakland, CA

Public Storage (12.7 miles)

160 S Spruce Ave

South San Francisco, CA

Public Storage (13 miles)

1900 El Camino Real

South San Francisco, CA