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Barkissimo, a floating oasis

3330 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barkissimo San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Fort Bragg, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

One of the best rest and relaxation experiences I've had. Its just a magical world in the heart of the bay. The interior of the boat is done in an eccelectic artistic style which makes it welcoming and an experience to relish. A gleaming wood floor, the aft of the boat with glass all around has breath taking views and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

What an amazing place to relax, situated so beautifully in the bay with views of the hills and cities all around, with frolicking seals and seabirds, and light sparkling from the water all over the well-kept boat. The warmth and kindness of Scott and crew make it a sweet spot to relax, truly relax. Will be back, and definitely recommend... More

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Boulder, Colorado
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

My husband and I spent Sunday night on the Barkissimo, and I believe that it was the best time I've ever had in a hotel/B&B. We left the frenetic pace of San Francisco and drove over to Emeryville, where we found the boat docked in a large harbour. We were met at our car by a staff person who carried... More

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Santa Cruz, ca
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

recommend this as a change of pace from the usual bed and breakfast -- a unique experience with a warm welcome, homey, off the beaten path, albeit a bit unusual, houseboat b and b a great idea, good cooking, great cozy spot, recommend this if you're up for something a bit different -- enjoy!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

This trip began with plans to take a surprise vacation with my girl friend from Salt Lake City to Emeryville, CA on Amtrak. From the Amtrak website I was checking places to stay in Emeryville & it took me to TripAdvisor where I found Barkissimo. After reviewing the ratings & Scott's web site I planned our entire vacation around the... More

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Topock, Arizona
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

I can say your yacht was beautiful before the transition. And I know the captain is awesome! So I'm sure anyone would have fabulous memories whilst staying on the Barkissimo.

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Benicia, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

I took my boyfriend here as a birthday present and it couldn't have been more perfect. Scott is an amazing host and the yacht is beautiful. We were welcomed with a bottle of wine and a cheese plate. Although the salon is a lovely welcoming space we spent most of our time on the fantail. The view was fabulous and... More

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Pacific Grove, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

My sweetheart and I stayed on Bakissimo last month in January, and we loved it! We had a wonderful, romantic time at this unusual bed and breakfast. Our room and private bath were luxurious and peaceful. The boat is beautiful. It is filled with heart and soul.Complimentary chocolates and wine were lovely. Scott, the owner and chef was quick to... More

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Additional Information about Barkissimo, a floating oasis

Address: 3330 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
Location: United States > California > Emeryville
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Emeryville
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 the Bay and surrounding hills. The marina is inside a beautiful park with walking trails and picnic areas, and there are several restaurants within walking distance. Your comfort and privacy are our goals here on Barkissimo, so please join us for a truly memorable stay. ... more   less 
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