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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Long Beach, CA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to stay during Strictly Sail Pacific. Perfect location for the show, comfortable rooms, good continental breakfast, and wine and cheese in the lobby in the afternoons. A welcome gift when you join their Joi club, and excellent service.

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel and Jack London Square punctured the stereotypes I had of Oakland. From my beautifully appointed Bay View Suite, I could look down at the square, and see the statue of America's first millionaire author, Jack London, who spent much of his boyhood and later years on this very waterfront. The square has a charm all its own --... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So Jack London Square is a polite name for Oakland waterfront area. If your not an urban dweller Oakland in general can feel sketchy the graffiti, traffic, train noise and general lack of parking doesn't help to change that image. We were attending Strictly Sail Pacific sailboat show and chose the Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square and we're pleasantly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently stayed here for a four day business event, and found the hotel to be staffed with friendly, helpful people; the rooms were comfortable and well appointed; and the restaurant was fabulous. If my travels ever bring me back to Oakland, I wouldn't consider staying anywhere else. One tiny thing that could be an easy improvement - I would... More

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: This is in a great location, right on the water and is a decent price for the area. It is right next to the ferry over to SF. Old Town Oakland and the Bart isn't that far away either. The staff were friendly and they have free coffee in the morning. Cons: Not far from the train which blows... More

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Vienna, Austria
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Oakland after having trouble finding a fairly priced hotel in San Francisco. We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the Waterfront Hotel. The staff was extremely friendly. The hotel room was spacious, clean, the bed very big, with a small balcony overlooking the waterfront. The bathroom was also large and spacious, everything worked perfectly. The hotel... More

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Stockton, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I love coming to this hotel because I don't have to drive in San Francisco traffic. I can take the Ferry over to SF for the day and back again to have a lovely dinner and Sunday brunch at many of the good restaurants in the area. The Waterfront has a wonderful staff and the rooms are very comfortable w/... More

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Los Angeles
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I travel to the Bay Area often and stay in San Franciso. However, this hotel has a great location with great restaurants and clubs nearby (Yoshi's Jazz Club, Boca Nova, etc.) While the area still lacks with a vibrant pedestrian scene, the surrounding are beautiful. The rooms are also perfect and quiet as most rooms overlook the Bay. You can't... More

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Victoria, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This is your average hotel, nice enough if you aren't pretentious. We were not expecting 5 stars so we were happy with it. Yes it is a little dated. Yes it could use a bit of sprucing up, but it was clean and comfortable. I am a very light sleeper and I was woken in the middle of the night... More

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Glendale, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We were impressed with how we were greeted by Danny; he treated us so nicely, and made us feel extra special. He offered little gifts for our kids. Now our kids asked to stay there every time we come visit the Bay Area. Without a question this is the place we will come by over and over again. Highly recommended!

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Also Known As:
Waterfront Hotel, a Joie De Vivre Hotel Hotel Oakland
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Address: 10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607
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Location: United States > California > Oakland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Oakland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3.5*
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