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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Venice, CA
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155 reviews 155 reviews
52 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Stayed here one night after arriving by Amtrak from Los Angeles. Walking distance from train station. Room was comfortable and staff was friendly. We couldn't get the TV to work, and the heater didn't work work, and it was too late (after midnight) to get assistance. Nice location.

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Yuba City
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

This is a nice hotel for a weekend getaway. The hotel was having a sale so we opted to go with a suite...I wasn't disappointed, but the room didn't meet my expectations either. Their website made it seem like the room would be a lot more luxurious than it was. The furniture was a little dated but still nice. Without... More

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Sacramento
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The Waterfront Hotel is located in Jack London Square near downtown. Easily accessible from I-880, The Waterfront offers a tranquil respite for business travelers or a romantic getaway. We enjoy Joie de Vevre hotels and The Waterfront is no exception. Small, cozy and classy best describe this gem with wonderful views of the Marina and Oakland waterway. We recommend a... More

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Alta Loma
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This hotel is in a quiet neiborhood in Oakland in the jack London Square. Try to get a 3rd floor room with an ocean view and you will have a great view of the harbor. The ferry to San Francisco is right outside and you can save the parking fees in san Francisco. a down side to this hotel is... More

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Boise, Idaho
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Although the parking situation was very confusing, we enjoyed our stay. I wish i had had more time to explore the area in the morning, because the farmers market looked promising. The rooms were gorgeous, the showers grand. It was very comfortable and extremely quiet.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Used this hotel as our base for San Fransisco and it worked out really well and meant we got to see parts of the States we probably wouldn't have seen had we known that some parts of Oakland weren't that great. This place and Jack London Square is a little oasis and we would recommend it to anyone or family... More

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Bridgewater, NJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Nice location on the waterfront, but the housecleaning was terrible. There was previous guest's trash in the room, used soap in the shower and the tissue box was empty. The room was noisy, both the A/C and thin walls. Hallways were dreary and dimly lit. Free interent access, which was nice, but it kept dropping the connection, which was quite... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Was greeted by bell personnel and helped into the lobby. The check in person was very nice and helpful. She was also able to give me a room with a bay view, which was greatly appreciated. The room was nice, but a little out of the way to get to, as I had to walk outside then down to another... More

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We stayed two days at the Waterfront Hotel and it was marvelous. The staff was extremely helpful giving suggestions for transportation to San Francisco. The ferry to Fishermens Pier was only a two minute walk from the hotel. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. We never heard the trains that others complained about! We did eat at... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

Nice views, clean comfortable and quiet room. Very courteous staff who provided us with all the information we needed. We had no issues at all here. Very relaxing and charming. I would give 5 stars but there is only a shower, not a tub, and the bathroom is a little small. I'm a fan of boutique hotels and their quirks... 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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