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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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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived with no luggage after a horrendous day of traveling. Our flights were rerouted and delayed all day and our luggage was lost by the airline. The great staff supplied us with toiletries and the valet parking attendant thought we deserved a complimentary bottle of wine!!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to have a good view of the marina. The hotel is close to the ferry and several really good restaurants. It is a remodeled hotel, and the walls are a bit thin, but we had such long, fun-filled days that we slept through everything.

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Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for three nights in June 2016. The Good: This hotel is in a great location for visiting Jack London Square and catching the ferry to San Francisco. Also, the staff is friendly and helpful as far as providing information, directions, etc. Housekeeping does an excellent job. The Bad: Noise is a problem as you can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed at several wonderful Joie de Vivre hotels so it's possible my expectations were a little high. I called the hotel multiple times in advance to be sure they had my request for a fold out couch since we were traveling with our adult disabled daughter and was assured that while they couldn't guarantee it that there was an... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel with great views of the Bay and Marina! On site restaurant is pricey, but good service and nice outside dining area. Overall good stay for Oakland. I would recommend getting a view room. I do wish the area had some shops besides restaurants.A small clothing boutique in the hotel would have been nice, or at least a store... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is on the San Francisco Bay at Jack London Square, and maybe twenty yards from the Ferry Station which will take you into the city or straight to AT&T Park, so if you're going to a Giants game, this is awesome. The hotel doesn't look like much on the outside, but the rooms have been redone, and they're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Our trip began in San Jose. We took Amtrak's Capitol Corridor to Jack London Square, and decided to stay overnight in Oakland to get an early start on the ferry to San Francisco the next morning. We couldn't have chosen a more relaxing, quiet, clean, and comfortable hotel. We took the easy and short walk from the Amtrak station, even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a waterfront balcony corner suite. It was very nice. The hotel is a tad dated but in a cool nautical way!😁 Jack London square is good location and the ferry to San Fransisco is right next door, very convenient! In other reviews someone commented on it not being safe or something about the locks, well let me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We did a 3 week trip to America - NY /San Fran / LA / Vegas. NY as you would expect was mad and we wanted to relax a bit more in San Fran. We touched really lucky with this hotel in Oakland. Big +'s - much quieter than the city, warmer ( temperatures vary significantly over a v.short area),... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

visiting for a family event, both in San Francisco and Oakland/ Berkeley So we wanted a waterfront hotel with views. I did take the reviews from other's and choose the waterfront on a high level feedback of the hotel. Large room with wonderful views, close to restaurants. We are a couple wanting something away from the heavy traffic areas, enjoyed... 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
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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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  • 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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