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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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Ranked #5 of 48 Hotels in Oakland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
travllvr099 San Diego, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we only got one night with them... but it was great!! they have k cups in the room and lobby. 1 block is chicken and waffles... we wish we had more time this place rocked. we had great service. it was quite. they have shuttle to the bart and pick up...

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Sutter, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location. That only works if you are on vacation and not on business. As for business... what a shame. A Joie de Vivre hotel and a total disappointment. First, there seemed to be two sizes of rooms--crazy big and postage stamp. Both for the same price? My friend had crazy big. Two rooms, two beds, two tvs, too much... More

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Red Hook, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Waterfront hotel is pretty special. We were encouraged to stay on the waterside rooms which have balconies overlooking the pool and the water. The rooms are very nice including a Keurig for whatever beverage you might like. And the decor is really fun. The staff is totally accommodating. We were picked up at the train station by a lovely... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient place to stay to access the entire Bay Area. Rooms are stylish and staff is very service-oriented. Aim for the rooms with water views. The only problem we encountered was the lack of free guest parking. Some late nights driving a few times around the block...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband was staying there during our wedding anniversary, so I contacted them to know if they could help me to surprise him. They came up with several ideas, and when I asked them for the price, they told me they would be more than happy to do it as a complimentary service.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel with a welcoming staff. I loved the lobby, which has soothing views of the waterfront, lemonade and coffee at all hours, and a really great fireplace. But, my review is really about an amazing person, possibly an angel walking on the earth, who happens to work for the Waterfront Hotel, and her name is... More

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Washington State
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21 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately this is an amazing hotel with a bunch of out-of-their-control noise problems. I saw that on the reviews before I booked but took my chances. We had a great experience, but did get woken up early both mornings by a gardener leaf-blowing outside (not really sure what they were blowing, as their are only Palm Trees out there. I... More

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Auckland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was very comfortable and the room was spacious and clean. We were not on the balcony side and so we had the sound of the train going through. This did not worry us too much as we were only there for 2 nights, but could be annoying to some people. We had pizza in the dining room which... More

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Denver, Colorado
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Have had this hotel booked for 4 months. Balcony waterfront room. We show up and they don't have that room. Very frustrating as I booked that room specifically after reading reviews of this hotel. So we are stuck in a room that of course hears the trains. Great. Saying we can change it to book us tomorrow. We are here... More

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Imee at the front desk was a life saver. She was able to get me a room even though I didn't show or call the first day of my reservations. Also, she upgraded us to a suite, it was a sweet time at the Waterfront Hotel. My husband and I stayed there three days and all the staff was kind... More

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bosaki, Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you for the great review and support of the hotel. I am so glad you had a wonderful time at our property and Imee at the front desk was thrilled to see her name mentioned. Service is what we pride ourselves and we are pleased to hear that our team was able to give you a great... More

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Address: 10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607
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Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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