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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister was visiting from out of town to run The Town Marathon in Oakland. I mentioned this to the staff when I was reserving a room and they pulled out all the stops! They upgraded us to a waterfront room away from any noisy side streets overlooking a peaceful pool and with beautiful views of the yachts on the... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location by water. Big clean room. Comfortable bed. Jack London square fun location. What made the stay was Sherell at the front desk. Extremely helpful and friendly. We travel a lot and the people we encounter are as important as the rooms we stay in. We will be back to see Sherell.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was great, hotel is clean and service was exceptional. Valet parking went out of there way to be helpful. Room was clean, quite and bed wax very comfortable. Amtrak goes by during the about a block away, but not at night. Will be going back

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in an ideal location right along the Oakland waterfront/Jack London Square and 1/2 block to the ferry station. The king room is large, Keurig coffee station, sofa, desk and table. The room is nicely decorated and has good linens and bedding. The bath soaps and shampoos are nice and there is a recycling bin so travelers can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title says it all. From the gracious welcome provided by the front desk to the personalized service offered by the valet staff, the Waterfront is as close to a home away from home as I have experienced when in Oakland. The proximity to many fine restaurants and entertainment venues are added features.

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La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in the Jack London Square on the waterfront of Oakland. It is about 10 blocks (15 minutes on foot) from the 12th Street/Oakland City Center BART station. My room is on the 5th floor (the highest) and has a nice view of the marina. The room is quite large, and it has a shared, long balcony facing... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really pleasant and comfortable hotel by the Marina in Oakland. Staff was friendly from the initial greeting. I was pleasantly surprised at the size of the room with a super view of the harbour and Marina .Nice little touches with lemonade in the lobby and fruit. Good location near restaurants.

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Irvine, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel and the surrounding city. I had never stayed in Oakland so this trip felt like a new adventure. My room was a corner suite that had a spectacular view of the harbor which was very relaxing. This hotel has a special, old world and maritime charm to it. The staff is extremely friendly... More

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Washington, D.C.
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a review for people who are interested in booking the hotel for bar exam purposes (at the Oakland Convention Center). Pros: 1. You are a little removed from the center of the madness, and it's nice to come back to a peaceful and fun room without a lot of other bar examinees around. 2. Cocktail hour was timed... More

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I checked in to celebrate our 19th wedding anniversary last week. Upon arrival I engaged in a conversation with another guest about what brought us to the Bay Area. The front desk had a bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates sent to our room ythe next day! It was so kind of them and much appreciated. We've... 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*
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Celebrating the spirit of Jack London Square, the Waterfront Hotel blends the unique atmosphere of the Oakland waterfront with a vibrant, nautical decor. Comfortable, modern, and stylish, our 145 rooms and suites are ideally located for exploring, and many of them offer balconies, fireplaces, and views of the San Francisco Bay. Amenities include complimentary weekday shuttle service to downtown Oakland, weekday wine and cheese social, and valet parking. Don't forget to take a dip (or dive!) into our outdoor heated pool! ... more   less 
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