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Lake Merritt Lots of patience and slow motion movement to capture this rare moment There are so many exquisite trees alongside the lake's paths. Here's one of the gnarly ones. #treelove #treetrove
An aerial shot showing San Francisco, the Bay Bridge, and The Twin Peaks at the bottom of the photo. Sunset at Alameda's Crown Memorial #Beach looking across at San Francisco. Fabulous place to stroll in the sand, build sandcastles and enjoy the company of thousands of birds. It's also a popular destination for kite boarders, thanks to Alameda's clear, shallow and warm waters. #GoldenHour A delicious pistachio and almonds Popsicle at the Gelati Happiness.
#SweetSpot View of San Francisco from Mt Tam Sunsets from the east side of the lake are beautiful. Plenty of lakeside lawn and benches for a picnic. Lakeshore Avenue. Restaurants within 1 block (up Foothill): Portal, Rockin' Crawfish. Since 2010 the walking path and landscaping around the entire lake has been upgraded. It's now very beautiful. During daylight hours it's safe to walk around the entire lake, along with all the families, musicians, runners, and people walking their dogs (and once I saw a duck on a leash being taken for a swim). The gondola is often out at sunset. A pistachio and Almond gelato popsicle is a good option to enjoy on a warm summer day. Chicken and waffles! Not to mention good Mac and cheese! Partial view of the front entrance of St Paul church, San Francisco, California Canadian geese out for a stroll in Lake Merritt, home of the first wildlife sanctuary in the U.S. Founded in 1870 by the mayor of Oakland, Dr. Samuel Merritt. At the time there were still thick wetlands surrounding the area which attracted migratory birds, including a variety of ducks, egrets, American coots, Black Crown Night Herons, seagulls, and more.
Colorful paper leis at the Polynesian exhibit. Colorful paper leis at the Polynesian exhibit. Nice sidewalk lined with lights going around the perimeter of the lake Wonderful place to see a band, Elbow were awesome. #theatre Beautiful walk this morning through the bonsai garden near Lake Merritt in Oakland. I saw a bee hotel 🐝, a squirrel eating a strawberry, and then this. Sunday afternoon around the lake Beautiful Lake Merritt at twilight with ducks gliding on its water... They don't build em' like this any more!#architecture Great place to sun bathe or people watch on Lake Merritt. Make sure to grab a 6-pack of pbr from Whole Foods for the full hipster effect. Must eat spot! Interwoven branches and twigs...tree culture. #treelove #treetrove Jack London square in San Francisco is beautiful especially in the evenings with an array of fancy boats along the pier and restaurants serving some delicious seafood Beautiful spot in Oakland A sunset on the bay in beautiful Oakland. It really gets a bad reputation. Omg the best burger I've had since Lake Merritt I live in an area filled with glorious, towering, beautiful, enchanting trees. It blesses my Soul to connect with them. They keep my air fresh and clean. They are our majestic guards. This one stands alongside a gully and keeps great company with the many other trees it lives around.
#treetrove #treelove Gentler graffiti Direct line to the President! Waiting for Elbow. #concert OwlNWood: Cool place to shop! ITreasureME Face & Body Floral Mists are absolutely heavenly! Ahhh Bird Tree Delicious duck carnitas tacos.. A Must try! Surprisingly beautiful lake Merritt at Oakland, CA. Look for the discrete blue food truck here during the week, or around Lake Merritt on the weekends. It doesn't look like much, but the gyro is incredible. My favorite place for sweet treats in the East Bay. Lake Merritt in Oakland The beautiful Alameda Island was stunning because my husband and I live in a land locked state. The beauty of the water surrounding this island was gorgeous!
#LifeAtExpedia Oakland Great place for Cuban meals and a tasty Zaya mojitos - happy 60th to me! Decent burgers, but GREAT shakes. Seems a little ghetto from the outside. Feels a little ghetto inside. Architectural beauty in Old Oakland streets. Iceberg Lettuce Wedge Salad at Bocanova Restaurant. #Deliciuos Sunset over the kite surfing beach in Alameda Oakland movie theater Cool rainbow over the Bay Bridge One of the famous landmarks of Oakland’s Lake Merritt neighborhood.
#Red Delicious sushi and bottomless sake box! The Whiskey-Drome at Oakland's annual PedalFest. Liquid courage recommended. Delish breakfast, everytime!! #cockadoodle #oakland I love Lake Merritt. It's beautiful all times of the day. There are folks walking around the lake throughout the day, all ages, too. There's a Fairyland Park for the kiddies, swings, a bird sanctuary, boat rentals and gongolas, even a labyrinth. There's the wonderful Lakeshore shopping area close by, too. More walking, lots of fun, great restaurants, the infamous Grand Lake Theater and much, much more! I've never met a tree I didn't like! #treetrove View from outside a restaurant at the Jack London square in San Francisco. Used to be Hanger One vodka, now St George. Great place to taste gins, brandys, and oh ya, absinthe. Great view of San Francisco & the Golden Gate Bridge from here. Wine & beer tastings just down the road. The monkey logo says The USS Hornet has great views of the Bay and is home to an awesome naval museum Oakland old town streets, hidden gem! #localgem
This is a stand that had these great big metal letters cut out and laid out on the ground. Reminded me of a carnival. Seared scallops over pumpkin purée at Bocanova Restaurant. On a sunny day ask for an outdoor table, you can enjoy the food and the view of the marina and people walking by. #Delicious Stained glass recovered from old cathedral is now displayed in the basement of the new cathedral, a peaceful and beautiful way to display and blend the old with the modern. Flight deck on the USS Hornet Always look up. #Patterns This was one of the best salads I've had the pleasure of eating. The salmon almost melted in my mouth. The greens were organic and tres delicious!!! I still dream about it! #food #goodeats #Oakland Bicycles Art at JLS, Oakland CA #Red light sculpture in Oakland, California Mass consumerism. Architecture, a home in Oakland. Fantastic lounge with Friday 5-6 complimentary wine and cheese. Beautiful day for a walk around the lake Just Iced Tea! ,Simple, refreshing and beautiful at Bocanova Restaueant, a great option if you're the designated driver. #Delicious Duck carnitas tacos at Bocanova Restaurant, for Mexican food lover who don't eat pork this is a great option. #Delicious For great food come to Oakland Chinatown View of San Francisco skyline from Alameda - try Faction Brewing, St George's Spirits, and Rockwall Winery and the regular flea market 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 Such a cool vintage building in downtown Oakland The gorgeous Jack London square... Everytime we visit Oakland, CA we are greeted with beautiful scenery, kind people, and a wonderful experience. Don't judge a book by its cover, this city has a bountiful life. Cocktail with #tequila #purplebasil #kickstand 😋🔥 The entry to the cathedral reveals a grand hall and a hologram of Christ that adds calm and serene atmosphere and a deep sense of spirituality. Bay window. Beautiful lake! Fuzz (feat. Ty Segall) plays at Burger Records' African drum at Malonga Theatre with Tacuma and youth.. Sushi rolls plate at Ozumo restaurant in Oakland. One of the best authentic Greek cuisines in the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area. Amazing variety of fresh appetizers and entrees and outstanding level of service by Nicholas. One of the famous landmark theaters in downtown Oakland, California.
#Red Can't start the day without some coffee! Everyone had their coffee cup.
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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel near Oakland Museum of California

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool
Business center

Location

Situated in Oakland, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jack London Square and Oakland Museum of California. African American Museum and Fox Theater are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a marina, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 143 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include iPod docks, room service, and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a marina, Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel features an outdoor pool and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary manager's reception on select days. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 3.5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. This business-friendly hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. A complimentary area shuttle within 4 mi is available for guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Marina on site 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Meeting rooms 13 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Free reception 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Total number of rooms - 143 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Heating 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

The hotel offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Waterfront Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 30 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.
Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 32.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Waterfront
  • Waterfront Hotel
  • Waterfront Hotel Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
  • Waterfront Hotel Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel Oakland
  • Waterfront Joie de Vivre Boutique
  • Waterfront Joie de Vivre Boutique Oakland
  • Waterfront Hotel Oakland
  • Waterfront Oakland
  • Waterfront Hotel a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

We should mention

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. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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