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Overview of Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

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4.1 / 5Very Good
1,982 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning

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Popular LocationRingCentral Coliseum17 min drive
Popular LocationUniversity of California, Berkeley19 min drive
RestaurantBen & Jerry's Ice Cream1 min walk
RestaurantLungomare2 min walk
AirportOakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.)18 min drive

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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Shower)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds

    Room amenities

    • 375 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony (Water View)

    Room amenities

    • 313 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Water View)

    Room amenities

    • 334 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Shower)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite (Waterfront)

    Room amenities

    • 640 sq ft
    • Marina view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite (2 Queenbeds & 1 Sofabed)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed (Water View)

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony (Water View)

    Room amenities

    • 312 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed (Water View)

    Room amenities

    • 330 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 375 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 200 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area

Oakland

Located in Oakland, Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is near a metro station. Berkeley Marina and Ferry Building are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Oakland City Center and Pier 39. Consider The Regency Ballroom for a night out, and don't miss Oakland Zoo, a top local attraction. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as kayaking.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • RingCentral Coliseum - 17 min drive
  • University of California, Berkeley - 19 min drive
  • Oracle Arena - 19 min drive
  • Oracle Park - 25 min drive
  • Exploratorium - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Oakland-Jack London Square Station - 10 min walk
  • 12th Street/Oakland City Center Station - 16 min walk
  • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream - 1 min walk
  • Lungomare - 2 min walk
  • The Fat Lady - 3 min walk
  • Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar - 3 min walk
  • Home of Chicken and Waffles - 3 min walk

About this property

Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

3.5-star Oakland hotel in Jack London District, walk to Jack London Square
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a sauna. Free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, valet parking, a business center, and conference space are onsite. All 145 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find iPod docks, room service, and coffee makers.
Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel offers 145 accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Valet parking: USD 35 per day
Free area shuttle up to 4 mi

Food and drink

Free daily reception
Room service available

Things to do

24-hour fitness center
Outdoor pool
Sauna

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Free area shuttle
Free cribs/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator (on request)

Conveniences

Ballroom
Banquet hall
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

Business center
Meeting rooms
Conference space

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Fireplace in lobby
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Free cribs/infant beds
Heating
Linens
Pillow-top mattress
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

Cable channels
Flat-screen TV
iPod dock
Pay movies
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Refrigerator (on request)

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Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 2 AM
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 19 March 2020 to 27 June 2020 (dates subject to change).

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per stay
Dogs only
2 per room (up to 75 lbs)
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
Discover
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 17.13 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

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Guest reviews

4.1
Very Good
5 - Excellent
883
4 - Good
707
3 - Okay
235
2 - Mediocre
106
1 - Poor
51
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
3.8
Amenities
4.1
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The proximity to other attractions in the area in the kind and welcoming staff are why I keep coming back.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I absolutely loved the heated pool, though i wish it would have been open longer. Overall my visit was wonderful. The checkout was very simple as well.i'd stay again

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great stay. Alex went above and beyond to make us feel welcome!

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice hotel on the water service was good

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020