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    Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

    10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3751
    (510) 836-3800
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good31%
    • Average15%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “nautical theme” (26 reviews)
    “the penthouse” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    We come back every year and this feels like a home away from home. Our daughter meets us here and we lunch down at Lungomare. Loved having the fireplace because it is cool in the morning. Loved being in the center of Jack London viewing...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 29 April 2017

    Dear Robin, Thanks for returning year after year to The Waterfront Hotel. It means a lot to us that we continue to be one of your favorite places to stay in Oakland. We're glad this is your home away from home and a place you...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    Stayed here, with many other guests, for a wedding. The hotel was very nice, in a good location, right next to the SF-Oakland Ferry port and Jack London Square. It is a convenient location. Did not use the restaurant, as there are many other places...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 28 April 2017

    Dear William M, Thanks for staying with us and your wonderful review of our property. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to another visit soon. All the best, Chris

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    I have stayed here before, my room was OUTSTANDING, I had room 551 loved the wrap around view. The staff was great, the location was super, (close to the ferry)and the food was super. All in all I will be back again, it was relaxing...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 25 April 2017

    Dear Dorothy H, Thanks for your amazing 5 Star review of The Waterfront Hotel. We really appreciate you staying with us. Thanks for sharing the love with our team and recognizing their hard work. They certainly take great pride in everything thing they do and...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    The property itself is wonderful - unique and local without sacrificing any of the amenities at a larger chain hotel. The staff, however, is what truly sets them apart. Always going out of their way to help and to make sure that you have the...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 28 April 2017

    Dear WilliamP2117yI, Thanks for your 5 Star review of our hotel.We're so happy our team was able to make the difference for your stay. They truly enjoy their work and helping to create memorable for our guests. As you mentioned, we are conveniently located in...More

    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    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.

    Thank Anne H
    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 27 April 2017

    Dear Anne H, Thanks for the awesome 5 star review of our property. Our team loved taking care of you while you're here with us. Please come back soon and enjoy The Waterfront! All the best, Chris

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$185 - US$428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
    • #3 Business Hotel in Oakland
    • #3 Family Hotel in Oakland
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 145
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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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    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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    23 April 2017|
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    Response from SavBlancLAK | Reviewed this property |
    There is no coin laundry service on the property.
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    "Is very near the train track and Amtrak can be heard."
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    "ADA room was very well set up."
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    "The hotel has 2 sections and we were in the back section with a separate entrance. A little further of a..."
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    "East wing rooms all have a view of the square or the water"
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