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Walnut Creek
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Honestly I thought the quality of the room (suite next to penthouse) was a little low for the price. Ive stayed in much nicer and cheaper suites. I believe i was somewhat misled by the internet discriptions. Staff was very nice, grounds were beautiful, but my room was disappointing.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service I received was truly going above and beyond the call of duty. Superior service does not happen very often, bet when it does it sticks with you. I stayed in room #465 at the Waterfront Hotel for a business conference and in a rush to get to the airport and I left one of my high heels behind.....a...

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Oakland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was able to spend my 37th birthday here at the Waterfront. The service, staff and room was outstanding... However, the bed wasn't the friendliest, lol. I recommend you stay here whenever your in Oakland, California.

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modesto, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was great! all the hotel staff was friendly and helpful!!!! The restaurant at the hotel has wonderful food and drinks. Everything is fresh and beautiful presentation! We had a balcony in our room and loved sitting out and watching the boats and people!

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Hobe Sound
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was in a good location if your looking to stay out of San Francsico. The Ferry to San Fran was right at the hotel and it was a quick ride over to pier 41. The staff was friendly, the room was pretty clean and they have nice free happy hour in the lobby each evening. However, the hotel...

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Burbank
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love staying at the Waterfront when traveling to Oakland for business. The daily happy hour in the lobby is a great way to meet other professionals and network. The room is great with a really comfortable bed. I had a fabulous view of Jack London Square and the marina. And I visited Jack London's Rendezvous, as usual, and networked...

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Lamont
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If your looking for a place to stay in Oakland look no further! The Waterfront hotel is right there at Jack London Square,60 second walk to the ferry whichtakes you to San Francisco with a 30 min ride!

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Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear carriesgonnalose, Thanks for staying with us and for your recommendation of our hotel. We are perfectly located on the water and near everything you could possibly want. Please come back and see us again. We can't wait to welcome you back! All the best, Chris

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms are adequate and the beds are comfortable. Right on the waterfront and adjacent to the ferry to SF and Fisherman's Wharf. About a 25 minute ferry ride. The noise from Jack London Square in the evening requires you to keep your balcony or windows closed at that time. Overall the hotel nice and it is a good value....

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms are very comfortable. Staff friendly. We had to call front desk twice late at night due to loud music, people partying in rooms above. When checking out reported to front desk staff, who said that partying is not allowed on the weekend at the hotel. This would be a concern for me if I were to stay during the...

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Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear mrskp91, Thanks you for your review of our hotel. We're happy you enjoyed our staff. Our Front Office Manager will review our standards with the team once again with respect to noise complaints. We know one of the reasons you stay with us is for a good night's sleep. Thank you for bring your concern to our attention so...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here over St. Patrick's weekend. Clean, attractive decor. Great fitness center with free weights, elliptical. In the heart of Jack London Square. Make note that Amtrak passes a block away, however-double insulated sliders eliminate all noise. We were surprised how effective the soundproofing was. Friendly staff. Didn't use restaurant save for a nightcap one evening. Friendly bar staff.

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  • Pool
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  • 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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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
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: RM798 - RM1,803 (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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#2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
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#3 Business Hotel in Oakland
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“Room 254 has a great view of boats, estuary and Alameda”
 of 5 bubbles eastbayseniorcom2017, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing away from the train tracks.”
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“Get a room on the harbor side for both the view and the quiet. A train passes the other side and is quite loud.”
 of 5 bubbles trametes, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Save yourself the money on a balcony room. It isn't worth it and really overlooks the pool.”
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