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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This place has a lot to offer. Lots of restaurants and night life around the area, close proximity to a ferry for easy transportation to the city, and what appeared to be safe surroundings. We never felt uncomfortable while out walking during the day or...More

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Joyce K, Thanks for your 5 Star review of The Waterfront Hotel. Our team is always there for you and we're conveniently located in the heart of Jack London Square and steps away from downtown Oakland. We'll be here when you come back to...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great location for visiting Oakland. Easy to get to the ferry to go to San Francisco. My room was large, well appointed. Complete with a gas fireplace - wish I'd had the time to enjoy it! Should have asked for a better view. Good assortment...More

Thank marles83
Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 18 September 2017

Dear marles83, Thanks so much for staying with us and the good review. Our goal is deliver memorable experiences to all of our guests. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Chris

Reviewed 14 September 2017

nice boutique hotel. Rooms are spacious with granite upgrades in bathrooms. Bed was very soft and recommended replacement. On Jack London Square so there are good restaurants and activities. Lungamare Restaurant at the hotel was terrible. Went for breakfast, only about 3 tables occupied. It...More

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 18 September 2017

Dear Rickslmons, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We have passed along your feedback to our partners at Lungomare. On behalf of the restaurant we would like to extend a sincere apology for your experience. Thanks for staying with us and we hope...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Pool was closed for a private function during the prime hours of Saturday and our room did not include a balcony apparently due to unavailability. Hotel front desk did not have a functioning credit card reader.More

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Rodney N, Thanks for your review of our hotel. We tried to reach out to all guest prior to arrival to notify of the short time the pool was closed. In addition, I believe we had signage at the Front Desk and in each...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

it was very comfortable and friendly- only error, was the alarm going off at various times and did not get much rest after that, but thank you for the extra hour to check out will visit again real soon.More

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Response from AloftSFO, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 12 September 2017

Dear 512eugenlaw, Thanks for giving The Waterfront Hotel a 5 Star review and of course for staying with us as well. We're happy you had patience with us and that we were were able to extend a later checkout due to the inconvenience. We are...More

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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
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Price range
US$ 170 - US$ 390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
#3 Family Hotel in Oakland
#3 Business Hotel in Oakland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 170 - US$ 390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
#3 Family Hotel in Oakland
#3 Business Hotel in Oakland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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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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MGafill
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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"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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