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    Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

    10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3751
    (510) 836-3800
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good31%
    • Average15%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
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    “nautical theme” (27 reviews)
    “the penthouse” (10 reviews)
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    Reviewed June 11, 2017

    It is a beautiful and comfortable place to stay. The atmosphere begins when you drive up, and we felt at home. Our check in and check out was quick and easy. Everyone working there was very friendly and helpful. We loved it!

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded June 16, 2017

    Dear 537dianej, Thanks for your 5 star review of the Waterfront Hotel. Our team enjoys taking care of you and making your stay memorable. Come back soon and see us again. All the best, Chris

    Reviewed June 8, 2017

    I love staying here. The staff is friendly, the happy hour makes me happy, it's a great location! My husband stays here frequently for business and I always try to join him because of the great experience. We had dinner at Yoshi's one night and...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded June 9, 2017

    Dear amyl1423JC, Thanks for your wonderful 5 Star review of The Waterfront Hotel. We loved having you here and taking care of you. We are located in the heart of Jack London square and within walking distance of everything that downtown Oakland has to offer....More

    Reviewed June 7, 2017

    Great hotel with clean rooms. Free bottled water and internet! Hair scrunchie in the shower cap box...nice touch for those of us with long hair. Quiet venue even being close to the railroad tracks....the ear plugs were a nice touch though.

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded June 9, 2017

    Dear staffordgal, We love your 5 Star review of our property! Thank you for sharing you experience with us at The Waterfront Hotel. We'll look for you later this summer. All the best, Chris

    Reviewed June 6, 2017

    Hotel was not a "boutique" hotel, interior halls were worn and carpeting badly needs replacing as do ceiling tiles. Overall the hotel seems tired and overpriced. The housekeeping staff left the room in excellent condition, and I have no quarrel with their work. In general,...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded June 9, 2017

    Dear Deborah N, Thank you for sharing your experience. We have just completed a renovation of our guest hallway carpets with the second floor being completed yesterday. We are thrilled with our new look and are starting to see some positive reviews from our guests....More

    Reviewed June 6, 2017

    Great experience as always. Do wish pool was open earlier say 7:00 or even 7:30 AM. The desk staff is very accommodating and the shuttle drivers are very helpful. Great perk! The wine is a nice touch as well at arrival. The nightly wine and...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded June 9, 2017

    Dear 715leoa, Thank you for your 5 Star review of The Waterfront Hotel. Based on your feedback we are currently reviewing the time we open our pool, so stay tuned. We're so happy you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to seeing...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • $169 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
    • #3 Business Hotel in Oakland
    • #3 Family Hotel in Oakland
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 145
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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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    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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    May 30, 2017|
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    Response from SavBlancLAK | Reviewed this property |
    I'm a bit surprised- the management was very responsive. It's a lovely property- I'd give them another chance.
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    "Rooms facing the bay are quieter. Rooms facing the city have exposure to the Caltrain which runs fairly..."
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    "Is very near the train track and Amtrak can be heard."
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    "ADA room was very well set up."
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