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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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    • Excellent47%
    • Very good31%
    • Average15%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
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    “nautical theme” (27 reviews)
    “the penthouse” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 19 June 2017

    I have never had a bad experience at the Waterfront Hotel. The staff is great and I cannot think of anything negative! The location is perfect as everything in Jack London Square is just a short walk away. I highly recommend this hotel!

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    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    Lovely location great people staffing the hotel. Amazing access to the ferry to all the locations we wanted to visit. Walking on the waterfront to restaurants and bars was simple. BevMo around the corner For everything we needed for the roomMore

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    Response from Waterfront H, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 19 June 2017

    Dear U1764MKnancyg, Thank you so much for your 5 star review of The Waterfront Hotel. We appreciate you staying with us and highlighting some of the great people and local amenities Jack London Square has to offer. Don't wait too long to come back and...More

    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    woo-hoo I must have been the last person to check into a full hotel because I was assigned the penthouse - what a treat! The space of about 5 regular rooms - great views - dining table for 8 - couches - fireplaces - "camp"...More

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    Response from AloftSFO, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 19 June 2017

    Dear M9276KPsandras, Thanks for your 5 Star rating of The Waterfront Hotel and for staying with us. Sounds like you had a great time with us and that our team took great care of you. You'll have to come back and see us again soon...More

    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    The staff here is cordial and friendly. Folks at the desk and the valets are very welcoming and helpful. Lovely place. There really is a style to Joie de Vivre hotels, a good one. Very clean rooms, killer housekeeping. The lobby is a good place...More

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    Response from AloftSFO, General Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 19 June 2017

    Dear jamiedillon2017, We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us at The Waterfront Hotel and our team. We're always here for you and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thanks for your 5 star review of our hotel. All the best, Chris

    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    I would definitely stay here again but I hope the check in process is faster/more efficient. It was noisy the first night I think due to a wedding reception or some other group but the second night was much better. Rooms were comfortable & well...More

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    Response from Waterfront H, Manager at Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 19 June 2017

    Dear christopherbW2986XY, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your support. We hope to see you on your next trip. Bryan

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    • 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
    • Price range
    • US$166 - US$354 (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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    26 October 2017|
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    Response from Alvin R | Reviewed this property |
    No. Not walking distance close
    28 August 2017|
    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.
    30 May 2017|
    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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