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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 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hayward, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I decided to plan a "stay-cation" for the 4th of July weekend and decided to stay here... boy are we happy we did! Everyone (especially the manager Bryan), was absolutely wonderful. I couldn't believe the price we paid for the room!!! An absolute steal! While spent a majority of our time by the heated pool, there's still... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location to be close enough to San Francisco but at a reasonable price. It is situated a very short walk to the ferry and thus it is very convenient to get to SF to spend the day. I found the staff extremely helpful and welcoming. Our room was spacious and very clean. The beds... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are Joie De Vivre members and try to stay at a JDV hotel whenever we travel. This was our first time at the Waterfront and we were pleasantly surprised. The room was comfortable, clean and relaxing. We looked out over the Ferry dock with a crystal clear view of the SF just behind the wonderfully animated cranes. The pool... More

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Los Angeles, California
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights and was very comfortable. Nice room, lovely staff. But, yes, my room was very much adjacent to Jack London Square, and noise was a consideration. Closing my windows solved the problem, but you need to know that there is a lot of stuff going on in the Square, and sometimes it's noisy. But what a... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me just start by saying that this hotel is nice, yes. The rooms are nice, but not worth the normal price of $189. The noise level within and outside of this hotel take over the fact that this is a nice hotel. If you want to sleep and are a light sleeper, don't stay here! The walls are very... More

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a great hotel! The staff is wonderful! Always such a nice greeting and call to check if everything is ok. The rooms are always clean and I love to sit and watch the sunsets on the patios.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel advertises as being pet friendly. Let me tell you IT'S NOT. This hotel completely ruined our stay in San Fran. We had to cancel dinner twice, and they call us away from dinner another night. My husband had to run back to the hotel while i waiting for a dinner to be prepared to-go. Let me start from... More

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Healdsburg, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the last few years we've been to the Waterfront Hotel more times than I can count! We love this place. We spend time in Oakland several times a year for Oakland A's games, shows at The Fox Theatre, and have taken the ferry over to San Francisco to catch a Giant's game or spend the day in SF. There... More

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Seattle
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love the quirkiness of the Joie de Vivre hotels. The Waterfront is really cute and a lovely location. We had some complications checking in with our hotels.com reservation (which was NOT the waterfront's fault at all). Once we got it figured out, Ms. Mele stepped it up and made sure we got a wonderful room with a water view,... More

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Los Banos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is located on the Oakland Marina and in Jack London Square. We visit Oakland 1 - 2 times per year, generally to catch an Oakland Athletics game. The waterfront room with balcony is always very spacious. On most (if not all weekends), there is a Farmer's Market on the 'Square'. There are a range of restaurants located on... 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 Romantic Hotel in Oakland #5 Family Hotel in Oakland
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