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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was encouraging to see a rainbow flag flying over the Waterfront Hotel where I came with my partner to celebrate our five year anniversary. We are Oakland locals, but we wanted a relaxing staycation this year and the Bay view room we chose was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

the room was great,the view amazing. the room service quick and the food great. the bed and pillows were very comfortable.the staff were all like family and really made you feel welcome.we will continue to come back year after year.More

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear A TripAdvisor Member, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Waterfront Hotel. We our overjoyed that you enjoyed your time with us and that our team took great care of you! I hope this means we'll be seeing you again soon. All...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Overall the property is dated- however it has great potential. The surrounding area was not enjoyable at all with the lack of stores, shops, museums and restaurants. Again it has potential, especially being located on the bay.

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear parentnancy, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. We began making updates to our property last year and are continuing that work this year. We invite you to come back and stay with us in the future. All the best, Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has an exquisite view, great service, is clean and close to restaurants. All the staff were professional as well as personable. This is a great location for a conference. There are plenty of accommodating meeting rooms.

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear mrgreen, Thank you for your stellar review of The Waterfront Hotel. Our team is always here to take great care of you. Thank you for staying with us! We hope to welcome you back soon. All the best, Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance is lovely, and the décor is tasteful yet fun. Staff is very friendly, but there are rooms or improvement. Basic room was VERY basic, but tasteful and efficient. The heating/cooling unit was so loud it woke me up every time it turned on....More

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dear razarhem, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. You'll be happy to know we are continuing to update and improve our property this year. Come back and check us out later this year. All the best, Chris

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Pool
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Room Service
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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US$ 191 - US$ 337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
#3 Family Hotel in Oakland
#3 Business Hotel in Oakland
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 191 - US$ 337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
#3 Family Hotel in Oakland
#3 Business Hotel in Oakland
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toobastar
26 October 2017|
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Response from Alvin R | Reviewed this property |
No. Not walking distance close
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917cecilyl
28 August 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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30 May 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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"Waterside rooms have lovely views. Are quiet and well-appointed."
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