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Turlock, California
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Back in November I stayed for one night as a wedding was close by. I asked for pictures of Mike Tyson kissing a bird. I got 6. I loved it. There was a picture under the toilet seat, it scared the "poop" out of me. I wouldn't have had it any other way. The breakfast selection was pretty good too,...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The waterfront is actually a dock/marina. There was a low hum coming from I don't what, no bathtub in the bathroom and people above my friends' room must have been hosting sumo smackdown finals for a short while; security is lax as there is no one to check room cards/ids--anyone can literally walk off the street and take the elevator...

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El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on business and paid a high last minute price. For that I got a room with a view of the roof next door and the sound of train whistles. There was a leak from the bathroom above and the ceiling paint was bubbling. The internet dropped out every 15 minutes and a login and password was needed. There...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Stayed here for two nights as we were seeing a concert at the Fox Theater (easy walking distance!). Our room was nicely decorated with a hipster/nautical theme, featured a comfortable king bed, mini-fridge, and a microwave, and we were happy to have a balcony -- even if our view was of the parking lot. (Note: you can pay more for...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Hotel is located in Jack London Square, a very nice area of Oakland. There are numerous restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. The Ferry to San Francisco departs almost directly outside the hotel, and is a much better way for visitors to get to the city than bart. The rooms are reasonably large and beds comfortable. The train is...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2016

First I will start off with the customer service- OUTSTANDING 5+. From the minute we arrived to well after we departed, everyone went over and beyond to make sure everything was perfect. In fact, the reason I say the customer service continued after our departure, we forgot our passports and car keys in our hotel room. They contacted us as...

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Grove City, OH
Reviewed 21 April 2016

From the minute we approached our hotel, all hotel staff exceeded our expectations. The front desk employees and bellman were always up for conversation, recommendations and directions. Our room was very nice. The coffee in the morning and wine/cheese hour in the evening are a great added amenity. My only complaint is the gym was a little on the small...

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Pomona, California
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Start with the Apples at the check in desk! They were good and used a few times to help hold kids off until food could be found. (Lot better for them than cookies.) The valet staff was very helpful and patient. We had handicapped members in the family so some of the cars took a while to load or unload....

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Sartell, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I had a conference in the area and chose this hotel because it is close to Jack London Square, which houses multiple restaurants that are within walking distance. The front desk staff were very helpful and friendly. I am staying in the "other" building and want to echo what others have said about the security of the building being questionable...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 April 2016

This is a late review, my girlfriend and I stayed at this hotel the Friday before valentines day, but it was truly one of the best customer service experiences I've ever had at a hotel and it needs to be reviewed. Isela and Kenny were incredible. I arrived in oakland early in the morning (around 8am) and expecting the worst...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $238 - $532 (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
#3 Business Hotel in Oakland
#3 Family Hotel in Oakland
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