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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 July 7, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chico, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

We are loyalist to the Joie de Vivre chain so wanting a place on the water near Jack London Square on the 4th of July... Well, our stay came with a price! No, not the price of the hotel but their lack of security and the break in of our car and that of a number of other's! The hotel... More

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Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

No one told us about the TRAINS that go by at night. The room looked fine, the hotel requires an overhaul as it is pretty outdated. The staff was also average, they had no advice or recommendations for visitors. This place is just too old and too noisy for me to stay there or even Oakland for that matter.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Entered in the See Jane Run Half Marathon in June 2012. Picked this hotel since it was the "host" hotel and was situated right in Jack London Square next to the ferry that takes you across the bay to Fisherman's Wharf. The room itself was lovely with a nice view of the marina. There's some good restaurants within walking distance.... More

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Oakland, California
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

I really like this hotel. The location is quite convenient as it is located in Jack London Square- Oakland, CA. This means it is in close proximity to the ferry boat into San Francisco, the BART, a large movie theater, Yoshi's jazz club, in addition to being right on the waterfront. It's fashioned as a boutique hotel and it fits... More

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We stayed at the hotel for just one night, but it was lovely! Checking in to the hotel was quick and the staff was very welcoming. When we checked in, we were upgraded to a wonderful balcony room on the second floor! Our room was huge with a very comfortable queen bed, small cafe table and two chairs, flat screen... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

We've had nice stays at this hotel, twice. No problems with train noise, since we both quite like trains, and the location is perfect for seeing concerts at Yoshi's. But the location is a bit isolated and there's not much around really. I wouldn't stay here if not for the proximity to Yoshi's. But we've never had any problem with... More

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

i needed a little rest and relaxtion a couple of weeks ago and decided to stay here, I had a wonderful stay from check in to the complimentary wine n cheese...my room was upgraded and i had an excellent view of the harbor. it was very relaxing and tranquil and im looking forward to returning!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

I made plans with family to go to a concert in Concord and decided to catch an A's game while in the Bay. I asked family in the Bay where should I stay in Oakland...the response was "why would anyone want to stay in Oakland?" I searched Trip Advisor and settled on The WaterFront. It was abour a 10min trip... More

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

I like the JDV hotels for their boutique hotel decor and service. This hotel is close to the marketplace and landing. The first Friday of the month you will be able to experience a street market where you can enjoy food, vendors, and some entertainers. The decor is nautical and the front desk staff pleasant. We arrived on the first... More

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Address: 10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607
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Location: United States > California > Oakland
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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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