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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Waterfront HotelUS$169*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awesome location, friendly staff, clean rooms, salt water pool instead of chlorine, pet friendly, we loved it. I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the east bay. Even if you want to see SF, the ferry dock is right there.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location, nice setup, and great views! Enjoyed the balcony overlooking the water and the ability to walk to so many restaurants. Jack London Square is a great place to be. Unfortunately, the morning of departure there was something being done in the hallway a few feet away from my room. Started around 8:30ish in the morning and was horribly...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Prime location in the heart of Jack London Square! Perfect location, excellent amenities, quality service, restaurants and live music! Great for a family or business weekender to the East Bay! There you go :-)

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel exceeded my expectations in every aspect, from the front desk staff, lobby, warm salt water pool, location, bed linens and pillows, quality towels, maid service, and authentic decor. Great baby cribs too!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel , our room was Waterfont facing and it was comfortable , well equipped and a a super location. The food in the restaurant was delicious although pricey to have room service. Loved the location , super walks along the waterfront , the pool was gorgeous.

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Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff was helpful and friendly, especially the parking valets. Location can't be beat, and "happy hour" on Friday evening was a delightful surprise. Need a bit more attention to cleanliness and updates.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Next to amtrak - so regular horn blasts. It's not useful to hand out earplugs. Many people don't get on with them. Better sound proofing is the solution. For a business trip we need sleep. Try triple glazing Waterfront.

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

Dear andrewcX5685CS, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I would like to personally apologize for your experience with us. Our hotel is soundproofed with double windows as you may have noticed. We thank you for the opportunity to take care of you. We hope you'll stay with us again. All the best, Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our top hotel ever! So clean, with very helpful employees! Our experience was very welcoming from the start of our visit, with a pickup at midnight from your staff member at the train station. Thank you

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only there for one night. Decor is cute, if a little worn. Staff were nice. Location is an industrial waterfront. We could see commuters biking to the SF ferry in the morning. Walking distance to several restaurants (we ate at Forge Pizza) though area was pretty deserted on a Sunday night. Nice fire to sit near in small...

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

Dear AmyLynn33629, Thank you for your positive comments concerning our team and decor. We have begun making improvements throughout the hotel. We appreciate you staying with us and hope to see you again soon! All the best, Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service average, cleanliness of room average, hotel had a run down appearance, location great, price does not match the condition of the room, buses were not available on Saturday to meet our needs without a car

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

Dear V1286LUwilliaml, Thank you for your review of our hotel and for giving us a try. We are located in the heart of Jack London Square which is accessible by the Ferry and BART our public rail system. We are also in the process of renovating some key areas in the hotel over the next couple of months. All the...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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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 94607-3751
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: RM926 - RM1,609 (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”
shirleypopham, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“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”
R5964TMbenjaminb, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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