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Barkissimo, a floating oasis

3310 Powell Street, C-26, Emeryville, CA 94608
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Indianapolis
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Recently my husband and I needed a place to stay while visiting my son and daughter-in-law in Oakland. We chose to spend a night at Barkisimo at the Emeryville Marina and wished we had planned more nights on this very enjoyable vessel com bed and breakfast. The rooms were tightly packed but clean, cozy and modern. The great room and... More

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Port Townsend, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

WOW. I decided to try the "Barkissimo" on this year's trip to the area. While the boat is terrific, it's the staff that will bring me back for sure. The staff has changed since earlier postings, and the service is impeccable. My room had a full-sized tub with jets, my family was welcome aboard and the food was delicious. The... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Everything about Barkissimo, from the moment they meet you at your car, to the wonderful ambiance aboard, the hot tub, great stateroom, and amazing breakfast, was perfect. The staff are professional and discreet, and it feels as if one has the boat to one's self while there.

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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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
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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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