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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the hotel as part of my wife's birthday celebrations. The day before our arrival I got to know that my previous arrangement for a birthday cake were falling through, so in a movement of panic I called the hotel and talked to Mary Ellen and she assured me she would find something special. On the day of our... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are looking for something off the beaten path, this is it! The hotel located a mere few steps from all the cool stuff in Jack London Square. You can also pick up the ferry to San Francisco and enjoy a scenic bay cruise. The close access to fine dinning, fun restaurants, movie theaters, and cool bars make the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, they say its all about location, location, location! Well this Hotel has a bay front view of the Oakland Port, and you can see container ships coming in and leaving. It is great if you want to take the free ferry across the bay to attend a baseball game! However, I must mention that on the other side of... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My latest trip to the Waterfront did not disappoint. It was my first since Joie de Vivre took over the management and they are doing a great job. The staff was unfailingly helpful and polite and cheerful. In the past I have used the property to host business meetings. The close proximity to Amtrak and the airport made it easy... More 

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chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Oakland for the first time and booked this hotel for proximity to family. There are plenty of dinner options and a great farmers market in front on Sundays. Staff was friendly & efficient at checkin. Rooms were clean & basic.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want to thank the staff for the waterfront Hotel for giving me one of the best experiences I've had in a long time my house that caught on fire and my sister passed away and it was a very difficult time they were all caring The rooms were beautiful I had a balcony with waterfront view which was spectacular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I blocked out a set of rooms here for my out-of-town wedding guests to stay at, and it was perfect. The service was excellent, always there to help with all the stuff we had to get up to the room and even helped organize a shuttle to get guests to the wedding. All of our guests were thoroughly charmed both... More 

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Turlock, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the Waterfront Plaza because we were going to be attending a class reunion and the location for the event was perfect! We arrived Friday 8/26 at 1:00PM and were pleasantly surprised that our room was ready. We were checked in by Imee, who was very helpful even though she was the only one on the front desk and... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Possibly best location for a tourist in Oakland. Lovely area with plenty of dining option. Excellent value for its location and room condition. Only "drawback" is parking at $25 a night. It's nothing compared to $50 in SF, but still pricey.

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Northridge,CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imee at the front desk and Steve at the valet/bellman desk were both friendly and super accommodating at our arrival. When I told Imee that I had found a lower price two days earlier for the Waterfront, she upgraded us to a balcony room. Steve was humorous and helpful with our needs. The hotel location is nice with view of... More 

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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
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  • 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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  • 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: $169 - $523 (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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