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Barkissimo, a floating oasis

3310 Powell Street, C-26, Emeryville, CA 94608
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We needed to stay near Berkeley and looked at all the possible Hotel/Motel options. Parts of Oakland are to be avoided and some of the motels in and around Berkeley did not inspire. The better Hotel options in Emeryville are quite expensive so we went with this slightly different accommodation, and we are so glad we did. It's small (just... More

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want to go back, the hospitality was incredible, loved everything about it, the room was perfect, the food was fab,,,, and the crew was beyond wonderful...... You will love staying here, we want to go back. Peaceful, restful, quite and the view, wow the view..........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights in the Owner's Quarters with my wife. The room was well-appointed, cozy and perfect. Wine and cheese on the upper deck was a great way to start our stay. Scott and the entire crew (Vincent, Max, KS and Maggie) were very gracious and helpful, yet not overbearing. There's no better way to start the day than by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting on the bay, drinking wine, and watching Harvey the sealion was a perfect way to end our vacation. Next time we will avoid the big hotels altogether and go straight here. The staff was great and we can't wait to see them on our next trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Spent 6 nights five at downtown boutique hotel ~ hotel's rate increased $120 final night so we checked out one day early for an ADVENTURE. Loved Captain's quarter's for three perfect for couple and one child. Hot tub under stars amazing. Breakfast yummy service outstanding Scott wonderful host. Vincent keep coffee poured on Fantail this morning. Enjoyed meeting other b&b... More

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The 1st 16 reviewers gave Barkissimo an "Excellent" rating and so are we. My wife & I had the smaller room which was well furnished and very habitable. We arrived on July 3rd with a few potables and edibles for a potluck. The upper deck of the boat became a BBQ, wine & beer tasting and conversational free-for-all. Great time.... More

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the boat for a couple of nights. The queen bed was comfortable, did not feel any movements and it was all quiet, so no complaints. The best thing - owners were so nice and gracious and even accommodated for our Vegan diet :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I planned to arrive at Emeryville by train from Chicago so was looking for somewhere close by. Barkissimo looked like a quiet option. To my delight I discovered it was a b and b boat with 3 bedrooms, berthed in a marina at the end of the Powell Street peninsula. I slept in the navigator's quarters, enjoyed delicious breakfasts and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Captain Scotty has created through endless ingenuity and attention to detail, a truly unique environment. Max and the rest of the crew treated us like family while the plushness of living aboard this FULLY decked out vessel felt like we were royalty. You will not be disappointed! We're coming back for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The Barkissimo was the perfect place to end our vacation in California. The accommodations were tastefully decorated as well as comfortable and spacious. The latter was surprising given that it's a boat. We stayed in the Captain's Quarters. The bed was super comfortable and the room had lots of built-in storage for our stuff. The remote-controlled flameless candles, placed in... More

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Address: 3310 Powell Street, C-26, Emeryville, CA 94608
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Location: United States > California > Emeryville
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Barkissimo is the San Francisco area's most interesting B&B, located on a classic motor yacht which boasts fine amenities, fantastic food, gorgeous accommodations, and spectacular views of San Francisco Bay and Berkeley hills. Emeryville Marina is inside a beautiful park with scenic walking trails and picnic areas. There are several restaurants within walking distance. Your comfort and privacy are our goals here on Barkissimo, so please join us for a truly enchanting stay. ... more   less 
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