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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Second time to this hotel because of wedding nearby. Unfortunately in our room each time we walked by a large cabinet in room - the rattling was unbearable. The front desk told me it was the floor and said they would move us. I paid...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is such a beautiful hotel and its just a short relaxing ferry ride to San Francisco. We had a corner room on the waterfront side of the hotel which was quiet and gave us a view of the marina. The pool area is very...More

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Thank Joy07070
Reviewed 3 days ago

This hotel is ideally situated for the ferry across the bay to San Francisco. Clean and tidy. There is a small pool and good sitting area with sun beds. It’s a fair walk to the BART station and for restaurants.

Thank wrenw00d
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this hotel. the property is older, but right on the water, nice little wine and cheese reception in the eve. Coffee, fridge and often a microwave in the room. Nice toiletries and GREAT service. The staff is friendly. Jack London Square had suffered...More

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Thank Joan S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took an older friend who wouldn't have been comfortable on the hideabed in my condo. The hotel was very comfortable and relaxing. Staff went out of their way to be helpful. Location was perfect. I will definitely go back.

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 171 - US$ 394 (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, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 171 - US$ 394 (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, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (212)
Room & Suite (315)
Pool & Beach (40)
Dining (10)
Amenities (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Luke W
28 May 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
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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Room Tips
"stay above ground floor"
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"Water view and not first floor"
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"overlook the water."
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"Waterside rooms have lovely views. Are quiet and well-appointed."
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