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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 #6 of 47 hotels in Oakland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
C5254 Houston, Texas
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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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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Waterfront Hotel for one night on the 4th of July, 2014. Easy check in and valet parking. The walk to the room was a long way but we had a nice view of the bay and Jack London Square. The room was very clean and spacious, 2 comfortable beds and a big bathroom. Nicely furnished. The... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved this place. We had a great stay. The room was clean and the bed was very comfy. Wonderful down pillows. The check in was a breeze. Imee at the front desk was kind and efficient. She treated us like old friends, we felt very welcome. The weather was fantastic and the swimming pool was clean and heated. The view... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel over Memorial Day weekend this year. The location of this hotel is outstanding. It is at the north end of Jack London Square, right next to the fairy to San Francisco. If you are directionally challenged, the halls can be a bit intimidating. The room we stayed in was with a waterfront view and balcony.... More

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family recently stayed 7 nights at the Waterfront Hotel. Never in my experience have I seen such excellent customer service. From the front desk, cleaning and car parking staff - everyone would always take the time to say "hello I hope you are having a great time". Perhaps I looked lost at times - and staff would always ask... More

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight in Oakland after the 4th of July weekend so we could attend a concert at Yoshi's. Had read to request a view of the bay so we did and we were pleasantly surprised at how nice it was! The balcony overlooking the bay was spacious with a little table for 2. Next time we travel to Napa, plan... More

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at The Waterfront Hotel several times over the years and have always loved it! This past 4th of July we visited and brought our dog, Jaxon, all of us had an amazing, fun filled weekend. You will never find a more dog friendly area than Jack London Square and we were thrilled to discover The Waterfront Hotels... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love staying at JDV properties. Always great customer service, eclectic room furnishings, and great ambiance...The pool area is perfect, with cushioned lounges and lights that come on just when you need them..The rooms are clean and the bed is super comfortable. We ordered room service for breakfast and ate it out on the balcony overlooking the water. There is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay here at least twice a month on business. Lovely balcony rooms to breathe that fresh ocean air. Clean rooms. Super friendly staff(especially the parking attendant and front desk team). Great area with tons of super restaurants just steps away. Nice bar with great wine selection. Everything is always perfect. Highly recommend!

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4th was great... I was off Friday-Tuesday. My friend was here from Reno. (Thursday-Tuesday) We stayed at the Water Front hotel in Jack London Square on July 4th, I took Rufus,. I live 15 miles from this Hotel but wanted to get away from my local illegal fireworks'. it was a perfect stay. The Staff was welcoming ( valet guy... More

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Malibu, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at several other JDV properties ( SF, Santa Cruz). Staffing always seems to be a strength and Waterfront is no different. Staff is a strength here too. However, this is motel rather than hotel. It certainly needs to be totally renovated. Should it is renovated, it could be great. Positives: Great staff...Front desk, valet, maids, maintenance all consistently... 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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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
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#5 Family Hotel in Oakland #5 Romantic Hotel in Oakland #8 Business Hotel in Oakland
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