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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Reviewed yesterday

Front Office Reservationist Mary Ellen checked us into room 245 which had a nice balcony overlooking the estuary; very comfortable, cozy and super clean and quiet. What more could you want? Cocktail reception nice touch; wine at check in sooo welcome after long driving trip...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really lovely hotel, friendly desk but, room wasn’t ready at check in, we had only decaf coffee, and our breakfast order was never picked up. The restaurant and bar was great.. had a maid let herself in in the morning... For the price, they could...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This hotel was book by the company whom requested my services. The hotel has charm and flare, just like the Joie De Vivre brand, tons of character. Location, breathtaking and convenient for downtown Oakland, ferry to San Francisco is also right there. Thanks to the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very clean, comfortable & spacious rooms, comfortable beds and friendly staff, also perfect location and a safe location. love it!! The views are great. The Amtrack and SF fairy is within walking distance from this location.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The ambiance around the hotel of shuttered storefronts, homeless tents and trash spewed along the road as you drive in and the chaos in the parking lot as we drove in really sucked. The room was dated and the family of 7 in the floor...More

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Response from WaterfrontH, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear lalinns, I would like to personally apologize for your experience with us. We have begun renovation at our hotel and expect to complete those by the end of this year. We will connect with our restaurant partner and share your experience concerning Room Service....More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
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Price range
$171 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
#3 Business Hotel in Oakland
#3 Family Hotel in Oakland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$171 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
#3 Business Hotel in Oakland
#3 Family Hotel in Oakland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Luke W
May 28, 2018|
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Response from cjaorme | Reviewed this property |
Close to Oakland Airport. Travel to San Francisco Airport would be a BART trip across bay and through San Francisco Doable, but would take time - 1 to 2 hors depending on day & time.
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toobastar
October 26, 2017|
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Response from Alvin R | Reviewed this property |
No. Not walking distance close
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917cecilyl
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Nathan B | Reviewed this property |
Smoking is not allowed on the balconies, you must be physically away from the hotel outside to smoke.
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"Room 245 is the best !!!!"
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"get a room that faces the bay versus the city."
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"try to get a room away from the railway tracks"
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"The best rooms are facing the waterfront, not the city."
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