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Barkissimo, a floating oasis

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3310 Powell Street, C-26, Emeryville, CA 94608
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

If you want a special place to stay, near San Fransisco you should go here, your in the bay with great views, the breakfast is well taking care off and just wonderful, the staff is friendly and wiling to help with everything, a new experience of a Bed and Breakfast. The room where we stayed in was great, not big... More 

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Barkissimo, Manager at Barkissimo, a floating oasis, responded to this review

Thank you, both. Have a wonderful and safe travel. We hope to see you when you get back and try our bigger rooms and enjoy the visit of the city of San Francisco. It was such a pleasure meeting you both! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Barkissimo b&b only for one night. We really enjoyed it and I would definitely come back. The crew was very helpful and attentive, the room was very cosy and quiet, ah and the breakfast was very good too. If you looking for a place away from hustle and bustle of the city you would... More 

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Barkissimo, General Manager at Barkissimo, a floating oasis, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to give us a wonderful review and rating. And yes we hope that next time you visit that more than one day will be in order - The Bay Area is indeed a wonderful place to visit and Emeryville is right in the heart of it with 360 views - we were glad that you... More 

Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I wasn't expecting to be back again in San Francisco so soon. It's a long way from home. But when the opportunity arose I couldn't resist another night on my favourite boat. This time I wanted to share what I had enjoyed last year, with my husband. And it was just lovely! Like visiting old friends. Wonderful

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Barkissimo, General Manager at Barkissimo, a floating oasis, responded to this review

It was such pleasure having you both! We appreciate the great feedback and have wonderful adventures ahead! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Unfortunately we stayed only one night on this lovely boat. We were leaving the next morning on the Zephyr Train to Chicago. The detail in the furnishings was amazing, everything had been thought through and done to perfection. Robert was very attentive and served us a beautiful breakfast and even helped us get to the train station on time by... More 

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Barkissimo, General Manager at Barkissimo, a floating oasis, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! Have a wonderful adventure! We are glad you stayed with us. More 

Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We were going to Oakland area for a wedding last summer and couldn't believe how expensive hotels were so we started looking online for a B&B. We stumbled upon Barkissimo website and thought it had to be a joke- a boat and breakfast?! Well the joke was on us- it was AMAZING! After a long day of traveling from east... More 

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Barkissimo, General Manager at Barkissimo, a floating oasis, responded to this review

Thank you for the very detailed feedback. Other travelers will appreciate such candor and informative review from you as well as we have. We hope you have more fun adventures in the near future. More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I found Barkissimo by accident on Expedia, I think. It is a converted fishing trawler now B & B located in Emery Harbor in Emeryville California. Emeryville is the closest Amtrak station to San Francisco which is what brought us here. I was a little apprehensive about Barkissimo simply because it was so different. But my fears were unfounded. Max,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was the last stop on our road trip and we were expecting a lovely place but wow we were blown away with this place. Driving into the marina you get amazing views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge we parked up and were met by Max with wheel barrows to take our cases along the marina and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My wife and I were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary with a trip to San Francisco and a few destinations north. We spent our last night on the Barkissimo yacht. This is a beautiful ship in a nice marina. The crew, including the ship's owner Scott, made us feel very welcome and had great advice on local attractions and restaurants.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We loved loved loved our stay at Barkissimo. I really had no idea what to expect but the reviews all raved about it and the price was right. We were met in the parking lot by one of the crew, and he brought all of our luggage in a big wheelbarrow down to the boat. The head chef / cruise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Not nearly as hard as I'd feared to locate the right place, get our car parked, and use the giant wheelbarrow to bring luggage (and we had a stupid crazy amount of luggage because of other parts of our trip) into the boat, even though we arrived after 10 pm, it was pitch dark, and we were not expecting the... More 

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