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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed there before flying out of Oakland. Nice place on the water, near the Oakland yards. Plenty of restraunts and other things in area. 15 mins from airport and right next to ferry to San Francisco.

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Stockton, California
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is a little dated but it is clean and comfortable and has all the amenities we need. The staff has always been very friendly and helpful. We like it because we can go to San Francisco on the ferry and not have to drive in traffic and try to find places to park. There are many fine places... More 

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Port Chester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room for two nights was more than adequate: clean, very comfortable bed, spacious, nice view of the waterfront, pleasant staff. If it were only to room, I'd rate it a four, although the parking is pricey. However, the breakfast that is served at the hotel Café was a terrible experience both mornings I was there. The first morning the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is extremely dated...feels like 1950s dated. Negatives: The pool area is small and does not have a hot tub. Flies are everywhere! Parking is $25/day. Dated decor. Hallways feel musty and have old carpet. Positives: Ferry stop is right next door. Wide variety of restaurants within walking distance. Complementary wine and cheese hour where the bartender actually came... More 

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Nevada city, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have I not reviewed this hotel yet??? I love this place. Have stayed here twice and have another trip booked next month. In Jack London Square. Close to everything. Hotel is close to SF, so its a little cheaper than going across the bay in the city. (sf) Rooms were nice. spacious. beds were nice.

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Columbia, Maryland
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second visit to Waterfront. The hotel is clean, but definitely needs some work. Even the suites need some work. The doorman was fantastic; but the front desk people during the day were disappointing and rarely looked up from computers to greet you properly. The business office is the same as the computers you use to print your... More 

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Malmö
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positive: very Nice staff including Imee who was helpful and serviceminded. Our Room had a partial sea view and had a balcony with furniture. The furniture was decent and the bed was comfortable, the sheets were soft. There is a place Plank just next to the hotel that was great. The Ferry to the San Francisco is just 100 meters... More 

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Visalia, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the amenities at this hotel is the pool. My wife and I were on the Romance Package for two nights. The first night was great. However, on the second night my wife and I went to the pool area, staff lit the outside fireplace for us and we ordered champagne, however was refused the champagne. Staff indicated that... More 

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Virginia
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are in the last day of a week long family reunion staying at Waterfront Hotel -- 8 people, 3 generations, 7 days of Waterfront fun! Our rooms: The Penthouse, plus the adjoining King bedroom, plus 2 additional bedrooms facing the water on other floors. What's terrific: the Penthouse is a FANTASTIC space. It's got to be over 1600 sq... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for new years and last week. Imee at the front desk made our stay both times super special, she even brought my husband beer to the room on his birthday. Such a lovely hotel with friendly, excellent staff.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3751
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $168 - $518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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