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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3751 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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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 More 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! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
145
Price range
$149 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Waterfront Hotel, a Joie De Vivre Hotel Hotel Oakland
,
Waterfront Hotel Oakland
Location
United States > California > Oakland
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I went to front desk to inquire about rates and was greeted by a young girl with long hair, with whom I wasn't sure was even an employee as she wasn't dressed very professionally. This young girl could not have been ruder. She was talking loudly and cursing on her cell phone when
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Response from WaterfrontH, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel
Responded yesterday
Dear Jeff, We apologize for this experience as this is not representative of the service we provide. We certainly hope you will come back and will share your comments with our team. All the best, Chris
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This was my favorite hotel in the Bay Area and I stayed here once a month for the last 6 years. Unfortunately, I will no longer be able to stay here due to a substantial rate hike. If you can afford the rate I suggest you stay at the union represented Marriott up Broadway at 12th
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Should tell guests about the construction, provide information that the pool was unvailable, lobby and recepción not open. These a features of the property and reasons I have enjoyed staying there in the past
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Response from WaterfrontH, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel
Responded yesterday
Dear marylV5636TI, We advised our guests on our websites as well as in pre stay messages. We hope you'll come back and stay with us once again in the New year. Thank you for staying with us this time. All the best, Chris
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Love this hotel! It is intimate and the staff is always AMAZING! I loving being here during the holiday season because of the wonderful atmosphere and joy all around. This year's highlight was the Black Santa Pop Up Shop which support a local foundation.
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The Waterfront is in the midst of a much-needed renovation. It feels as tired as a roadside motel. In nan attempt to be "retro," it feels more "thrift shop." Room was clean and spacious but shabbily furnished. The bathroom is tiny and needs modern counters, sink, etc. You pay fo
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Response from WaterfrontH, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear cedar3, Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to provide us with your feedback. We will conclude our renovation by the end of this year and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thank you for staying with us. All the best, Chris
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Is there a hot tub?
No hot tub.
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Is there a hot tub?
There is an outside pool but I did not notice a jacuzzi.
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How far to San Francisco airport and what is the best way to get there?
it is across the bay bridge from SF airport, probably Uber there, will be less than $20
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Are you fairly close to the Paramount Theatre ?
No. Not walking distance close
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Is smoking allowed on balconies?
Smoking is not allowed on the balconies, you must be physically away from the hotel outside to smoke.
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"Wait until they finish with their renovation and then come to stay where you can get the full effect of a nice boutique hotel."
"Ask for the water view."
"Haven't stayed yet, but can't wait to do so."
"Room 245 is the best !!!!"
"get a room that faces the bay versus the city."
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