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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
Reviewed July 19, 2016

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...

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Simi Valley, California
Reviewed July 14, 2016

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...

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Reviewed July 10, 2016

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
Reviewed July 10, 2016

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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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed July 9, 2016 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
Reviewed July 7, 2016 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
Reviewed July 6, 2016

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...

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Reviewed July 4, 2016 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...

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Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed June 29, 2016

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...

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Carson City, Nevada
Reviewed June 27, 2016

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...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $183 - $404 (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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“Facing the estuary”
U028477, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Get a room in the main building.”
MattsTravels24, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“we haven't had a bad room in 4 visits! We always pick the Balcony King type rooms”
R5964TMbenjaminb, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms with the view of the marina The corner rooms north side have large balconies and lots of windows. Almost has a cruise ship feel.”
dpgzanct, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 254 has a great view of boats, estuary and Alameda”
eastbayseniorcom2017, Feb 21, 2017 | Read review
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