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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Expedia.comUS$ 194*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 246*
US$ 194*
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Virginia
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We are in the last day of a week long family reunion staying at Waterfront Hotel -- 8 people, 3 generations, 7 days of Waterfront fun! Our rooms: The Penthouse, plus the adjoining King bedroom, plus 2 additional bedrooms facing the water on other floors. What's terrific: the Penthouse is a FANTASTIC space. It's got to be over 1600 sq...

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We were here for new years and last week. Imee at the front desk made our stay both times super special, she even brought my husband beer to the room on his birthday. Such a lovely hotel with friendly, excellent staff.

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

To beat weekend traffic, we took the Capitol Corridor train from Sacramento to this bay side hotel. It is an easy two-block walk from the AMTRAK station to the hotel; one plus being a Saturday farmer's market on the square. We often stay at Joie de Vivre properties, so we were anticipating some unique or memorable features. Alas, the Waterfront...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I always love coming here. We had a concert at the greek theater and it is fairly close. Greeted by Imee who is so sweet and gave us a wonderful pet friendly waterfront room. Also thank you for the bottle of wine. Also gotta give props to Steve running Valet. Good soul and human. Thanks Waterfront Hotel

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cambridge
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel tries hard to be cute and a fun destination place - however it's fairly worn out. My hotel room had a rug that was so old and bumpy it could almost be called a hazard. The bed was very comfortable though and I had a beautiful view of the harbor. The pool area was quite messy after hours...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Carpet was scary. Old, torn in a few places. And in need of re-stretching. The AC vents need to be cleaned out for a fresher smell. Some plugs and sockets have yellowed and should be replaced. 2 stars. Service personnel and staff were super nice and very helpful. 5 stars.

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Oakdale, California
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Upon our arrival a valets greeted us parked the car and delivered luggage to room. To our delight and in celebration of our 39th wedding anniversary at check in we were upgraded to the Pent House! The views of the estuary out to the bay with San Francisco as a back drop were scrumptious. The Ferry boarded within steps from...

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 July 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 14 July 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 10 July 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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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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 94607-3751
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: ₹ 13,499 - ₹ 23,380 (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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“Ocean view, or looking out on the farmer's market.”
JulesLeftfield, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Water front view is lovely”
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“Facing the estuary”
U028477, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the main building.”
MattsTravels24, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we haven't had a bad room in 4 visits! We always pick the Balcony King type rooms”
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