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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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  • Excellent46%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Water temp was a little too cool for my liking--come noise at night. need more tv watching selections. Location was beautiful-They were able to get me checked in earlier then the 1500 as my train arrived in early am--Would have liked the continental breakfast option.

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded today

Dear dbr0sseau, Thanks for staying with us and for your review of our hotel. Our team works hard to deliver memorable experiences for our guests. We hope you'll come back and stay with us in the future. All the best, Chris

Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a perfect place to stay. Perfectly located. Everything Was so close to everything. Great view of water. Just a very Romantic place. The new rooms Were a lot nicer now. Just I really awesome place.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our third time staying here. Quiet, charming and dope area in Oakland. Walking distance to a lot of safe restaurants and activities. Clean rooms with patios ( bev mo) is behind hotel so get you a nice bottle and enjoy the view.

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Nora1657, Thank you for your review of The Waterfront Hotel. We are happy you enjoyed your experience with us and continue to come back. WE'll see you again soon! All the best, Chris

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great little get away! I will be back the next time I am at JLS! I loved the location and the view of the marina was delightful! The bed was super comfy too! I would recommend this hotel to friends and family!More

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

Dear Cara, Thank you so much for your response. We truly appreciate and value your feedback as it helps us in bettering ourselves and the service we provide here at the Waterfront Hotel. Thank you again for staying with us and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is valet only, though there may be Street parking, just did not see it. The valet was quick and professional. Upon asking a few questions turned out to be very accurate and knew the area. Reception at the front desk was marginal. In no...More

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Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Edward S, Thank you for staying with us and for your review of The Waterfront Hotel. We are renovating our hotel this year and some of the work was begun last year. We hope you'll come back and stay with us again. All the...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
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Multilingual Staff
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Breakfast Available
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US$170 - US$477 (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
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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US$170 - US$477 (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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MGafill
31 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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"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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"Rooms facing the bay are quieter. Rooms facing the city have exposure to the Caltrain which runs fairly..."
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