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Columbia, Maryland, USA
Reviewed 2 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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Mahwah NJ
Reviewed 2 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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Providence
Reviewed 3 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 4 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 4 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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Athens
Reviewed 6 days ago 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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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

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago via 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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Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear MissMarie95503, Thanks for sharing your experience at The Waterfront Hotel on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled that you discovered us in the Heart of Jack London Square. We'll see you back again soon. All the best, Chris

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via 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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Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear alhambramd, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. Our property will be undergoing a few upgrades to our public spaces. We can't wait to show off our new look over the next few months! We'd love to welcome you back anytime you're in the Bay Area. All the best, Chris

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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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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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: $246 - $549 (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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