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Athens
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First trip to the Oakland/San Francisco area and thoroughly enjoyed it. The location was perfect for visiting with relatives in Oakland and visiting San Francisco. Proximity to the ferry was a bonus. Staff were very helpful.

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Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have used this hotel a few times when we want to "retreat" to the city for a weekend of music, food, and people watching. This facility has been reliable with amazing views and service. We've ventured into Longamore each night after a long day for delicious cocktails and live music. Each trip has been a fantastic...

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Ashburn
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had good experience with great location and ferry location right next to the waterfront hotel. Food/beverage like orange juice ( freshly squeezed) was refreshing. Free shuttle service within 4 mile radius is very good. It would be good if the radius can be extended /expanded to more radius. Only problem is no good sleep due to the train honking /noise...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here as part of a group that attended a wedding in Oakland in a nearby venue. Driving to the hotel, I was a little concerned about the location since the surrounding streets looked a little rough. When we turned the corner toward the waterfront, however we were greeted by this charming hotel. Very cool area with cute shops,...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The location of the place is gorgeous, however the Amtrak is just a block away (they were thoughtful enough to put earplugs in the room though, nice touch). The hotel creaks and groans, the bathroom and carpet really dates it. There's nothing much they can do about the structure itself, but they've obviously tried to make up for it in...

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Both the Waterfront hotel and Lungomare restaurant were inviting and comfortable. The staff of both provided EXCELLENT customer service, accommodations, and atmosphere. This time was a business trip, however, I plan to return on a leisure trip in the future.

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Winchburgh
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely room with three Windows and balcony all round. Just a little tired. Sadly we had very poor weather which made the walk outside from reception to our lift a little unpleasant and it meant we couldn't use the balcony or the outdoor pool. I'm sure on a sunny day we would have had a very different experience. Nice...

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Vacaville, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms were quite comfortable. The views were spectacular! It was close to great restaurants and bars. Happy hour in the lobby was an unexpected bonus with free wine and a few small things to nibble on! Love love love!

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is lovely! It sits right on the water's edge and has a great view of the harbor and all the gorgeous boats! The rooms are large, clean, and comfortable! I would definitely stay again when visit Jack London Square. The one downside is the noise. It is very close to railroad tracks, bars, and the harbor. But ALL...

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

Dear missmo43, We love 5 Star reviews of our hotel. We especially enjoy when our guests have a good time. Thanks for the glowing recommendation and for staying with us. We're hoping to see you again soon! All the best, Chris

Oceanside, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is perfectly located on the water at Jack London Square. This is a perfect spot to walk the historic square and enjoy the surrounding restaurants. The City of Oakland has rebuilt the area and there are tons of activities daily. The food goes from traditional to eclectic menus and most are above average. The property is located right...

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

Dear Sam S, Thanks for your 5 Star review of The Waterfront Hotel. We're happy you enjoyed our location in the heart of Jack London Square with downtown within walking distance. Our team is always ready to take care of your every need. Come back soon! All the best, Chris

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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: RM788 - RM1,760 (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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“Rooms with the view of the marina The corner rooms north side have large balconies and lots of windows. Almost has a cruise ship feel.”
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