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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sunol, California
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff and Joie de Vivre Hotels continues to impress. The Waterfront is a gem at Jack London Square. We parked and enjoyed all that the estuary had to offer. Our room had an excellent view, it was surprisingly quite. Sitting on my balcony and watching the boats sail in and out of Bay warmed my heart. The staff is... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stay here often- whenever we are in the east bay. The rooms are clean and the location right on jack London square is great. In particular I like how personal, genuine, and accommodating the staff is. Today, for example, Steve who parks the cars, gave us a great restaurant tip and found a parking spot for our son when... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'll be quick as possible VERY nice staff atatched resteraunt was AMAZING! getting to the hotel fairly simple.leave the immediate area hmmm a little sketchy but not dangerous .View really great !!! Needs updating which I was told will be starting sept with new carpet everywhere. hopefully that will get rid of the occasional mildew scent here and there.fairy to... More

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Sacramento, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Waterfront Hotel last weekend, and we highly recommend it. We had a beautiful suite overlooking the Bay on the third floor. All the staff was extremely helpful and very friendly. The rooms are clean, pretty, and nicely decorated. It is also close to Yoshis jazz club and other good restaurants such as Scotts Seafood and The... More

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

Maddie from Sacramento, thanks again for your great review of the hotel. We appreciate your positive feedback. We are proud that you had a fantastic stay. Oakland is booming and you are right about the restaurants in Jack London Square. This is a hidden oasis, with the nice cool weather, the calm waters and views of the harbor that makes... More

Wicklow, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in July to get away from busy San Francisco. It was a lovely break away. The hotel staff are all so friendly and helpful. The room was great and very spacious, the only thing is we didnt get a harbour facing room and i would definitely book a room facing the harbour the next time... More

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

RLennon, thanks for the raving review. We are this unknown getaway from the city. Far enough to be away from San Francisco but close enough to visit. We have many options to take when you want to be in the city like BART and the Ferry. They are both walking distance, or just explore our neighborhood, Oakland. We have Visit... More

Oakland, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Another great review for the Waterfront Hotel. Thanks for joining us during the Oakland Marathon. The views facing the waters is so soothing and relaxing. I am happy to hear that your stay went well. Our team prides themselves with service and provide an experience that we hope you come back again. Thanks for staying with us and we hope... More

Portland, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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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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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