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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

To beat weekend traffic, we took the Capitol Corridor train from Sacramento to this bay side hotel. It is an easy two-block walk from the AMTRAK station to the hotel; one plus being a Saturday farmer's market on the square. We often stay at Joie de Vivre properties, so we were anticipating some unique or memorable features. Alas, the Waterfront... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I always love coming here. We had a concert at the greek theater and it is fairly close. Greeted by Imee who is so sweet and gave us a wonderful pet friendly waterfront room. Also thank you for the bottle of wine. Also gotta give props to Steve running Valet. Good soul and human. Thanks Waterfront Hotel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This hotel tries hard to be cute and a fun destination place - however it's fairly worn out. My hotel room had a rug that was so old and bumpy it could almost be called a hazard. The bed was very comfortable though and I had a beautiful view of the harbor. The pool area was quite messy after hours... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Carpet was scary. Old, torn in a few places. And in need of re-stretching. The AC vents need to be cleaned out for a fresher smell. Some plugs and sockets have yellowed and should be replaced. 2 stars. Service personnel and staff were super nice and very helpful. 5 stars.

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Oakdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon our arrival a valets greeted us parked the car and delivered luggage to room. To our delight and in celebration of our 39th wedding anniversary at check in we were upgraded to the Pent House! The views of the estuary out to the bay with San Francisco as a back drop were scrumptious. The Ferry boarded within steps from... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel last summer for a work trip. The location is GREAT! I also liked the afternoon happy hour where they offered complimentary wine. Nice touch. The downside of my trip was the room I was assigned. First I was given a handicap room. I'm not typically a hotel room snob, but if you've ever seen or... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed at the Waterfront on 7/10. Our room was on the 4th floor facing the water. The hotel is nice and pretty well maintained. Our room was on the corner of the 4th floor, so we had a really nice view of the harbor. Everything worked, no complaints. It's "in" Jack London Square and in a pretty good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a few nights for a combo business/leisure trip. The room itself was nice enough, and everything was clean. We had breakfast delivered every morning, and everything was good. The location is right on the water, and it's a five minute walk to the free broadway shuttle stop.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There isn't a better location to stay in Okland....next to the Ferry to San Francisco....right on Jack London Square with good dining...easy access to everything....right on the bay. It's a Botique hotel and very comfortable and relaxing. The staff was very good. It is a little noisy sometimes due to commuter trains but very tolerable. Loved our stay.

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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
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • 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
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $212 - $438 (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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