The Waterfront hotel offers a choice of gay-friendly accommodation with a choice of rooms or suites. Stylish and modern, the rooms are equipped with balconies, overlooking the San Francisco Bay and a unique touch of fireplaces. Rooms are additionally equipped with flat-screen television, work desk, iPod dock and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel’s modern offering continues with an on-site fully equipped fitness centre, a heated swimming pool and a sauna open 24 hours a day. The hotel also has a 24-hour business centre with a choice of meeting and events rooms. The hotel is dog-friendly and additionally provides a dog-bed, water bowl and treats for your furry friend.


  • 143 rooms
  • 5 floors




  • High Speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed
  • Elevator
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Valet Parking
  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • Concierge Desk


A complimentary cheese and wine hour is provided each weekday evening. The hotel is located close to the main entertainment area with a wealth of restaurants to choose from.

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About the Location

Oakland, California’s 7th largest city, is a fantastic gay-friendly destination. In addition to the many restaurants and shops, the city offers a diverse population and a wealth of gay-friendly bars and club. BridgeBench and Bar has a Latin flavour and features salsa dancing. It is a very popular venue on Saturday nights; White Horse Inn is an iconic and long standing venue, attracting a mixed crowd with its vast amount of diverse events including dancing, karaoke and drag shows.

Street Address

10 Washington St,
Oakland, California, United States,
94607, North America


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