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Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

AMOMAUSD 207*
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The perfect place to stay for a few days - clean, nice rooms, a beautiful park and very good Restaurants next to it. Still, it is rather a Hotel for business travelers than to relax (the loud train, the tiny Sauna is in the gym, the swimming pool on the outside of the lobby where people drink wine in their...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel in Jack London Square! We had a nice view of the water and we're able to watch boats dock. There are many restaurants within walking distance and Sunday had a farmers market right next to the hotel.

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Columbia, Maryland, USA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay. Very nice, upscale hotel. Excellent room service breakfast. Wine and cheese hour. Beautiful location on the Oakland waterfront. Ferry to SF right outside. We highly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear GMC507, Thank you for you 5 star review of our property! We're glad you were able to take advantage of all that our hotel has to offer. Our location is conveniently located by the ferry and other public transportation options. Please come back anytime and let us take care of you. All the best, Chris

Mahwah NJ
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 all the action from our windows

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

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 and your family enjoys year after year. We'll look for you again soon! All the...

Providence
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 nearby.

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

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

Woodland, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 and fun. THANK YOU

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

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 their reward is our guest having great experiences. We're glad you'll come back and stay...

Philadelphia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 best stay possible. Check out the shops/restaurants at Jack London Square and don't miss the...

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

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 the heart of Jack London Square. We certainly hope to see you back soon. All...

Athens
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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

Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear nlckelmlchele, Thank you for your review of our property and your recognition of the hard work our team does to support your guest experience. It's always nice to share this kind of feedback with our team. We are located in the heart of Jack London Square and you were able to enjoy all the benefits of our wonderful location....

Ashburn
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear gangabhavanlrajk, Thanks so much for staying with us and then taking the time to post up your review! We're glad you found our location easy and convenient for your trip. We'll see you back here next time for sure. All the best, Chris

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • 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: $257 - $539 (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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“Facing the estuary”
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“Get a room in the main building.”
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“we haven't had a bad room in 4 visits! We always pick the Balcony King type rooms”
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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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“Room 254 has a great view of boats, estuary and Alameda”
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