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    Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

    10 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3751
    (510) 849-6324
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good31%
    • Average15%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “nautical theme” (27 reviews)
    “the penthouse” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Family Rooms
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    Pets Allowed
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 933 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Especially because we can bring our beloved Gentle Ben. Courteous staff, great location, heated pool and lovely seeing the sail boats out our window! Jack London square is loaded with fun restaurants and bars along the water. Good people watching and sometimes you may catch...More

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 23 August 2017

    Comfortable large rooms, great location, very close to downtown (i walked from the 12th st BART)--way more character than the downtown oakland hotels. Also fitness area that is much better than average, and great jogging on the waterfront!More

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    Response from bosaki, Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 28 August 2017

    Hello Anthony, Thank you for taking the time in sharing your experiece at our hotel. We love 5 star reviews and calling us a gem is fantastic. We are thrilled to see you took advantage of our location. Being close to BART and the ferry...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This was my first stay at the Joie de Vivre hotel. It was a busy Friday eve & I was one of many tired and impatient guest who just wanted to check in and get to their rooms. Surprisingly, there was only one staff member...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Lovely updated hotel on the water in Jack London Square. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance as well as shops and activities. A bowling alley and paddling rentals are close by as well. A ferry ride to San Francisco is a must!

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Waterfront Hotel is exactly that-on the water at Jack London Square in Oakland. Easy access to San Francisco via the ferry terminal right near the hotel. One thing to be aware of at this propertry, there is train traffic very close by & they blow...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Greg J, Thanks for staying with us and sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We are in the center of Jack London Square and convenient to everything. You also can't beat the water views! We'll see you again soon! All the best, Chris

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    About
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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$170 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Oakland
    • #3 Family Hotel in Oakland
    • #3 Business Hotel in Oakland
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 145
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    Traveller (194)
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    toobastar
    26 October 2017|
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    Response from Alvin R | Reviewed this property |
    No. Not walking distance close
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    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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    30 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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    "Rooms facing the bay are quieter. Rooms facing the city have exposure to the Caltrain which runs fairly..."
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