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The Washington Inn

495 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This basically a good hotel with older style furnishings and amenities but clean, comfortable and quiet rooms are available. Mine was on 4th floor and was an inner and outer room in that it overlooked an inner courtyard but a second corner window overlooked the outside yard area of the bar around the corner - however it was the dining... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at The Washington for business. While it was convenient to the BART (2 blocks away), the hotel felt run down and worn. The building itself could potentially have a lot of charm since it is old and could be renovated into something really nice. The room was clean but the sink/mirror was outside of the bathroom in the... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Hotel was old but updated just enough. The elevator was really cool (and old). Room was average size, average accommodations. The staff were great. Loved the bar- great specials and food. Also had a great comedy show. Very close to trains, buses and a great up and coming neighborhood.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We liked this cosy hotel. It was nice and clean. Maybe a bit small, but size was good enough for us. The staff was nice, but the taxi they ordered for us was a bit doubtful. The car didn't feel very safe and we didn't get a receipt. The girl in the reception got some money from the chauffeur for... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I stay at this hotel when I want some time to de-compress and for a break to relax and renew. The place is quiet, well-run, clean and pleasant. It appears to be a rather old hotel which has been completely renovated. The staff is cordial, helpful and always good-humored. The location is just off Broadway between Chinatown and Old Oakland,... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed for two nights and we're happy at the hotel. The complimentary continental breakfast gave us a good start on our day. The hotel had super friendly staff, good location close the BART station and a few nice restaurants and cool bars. Don't miss Miss Ollie's just around the corner! The building itself is old, but the rooms were... More 

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

All hotels were booked in SF because of a JP Morgan convention or something, so I ended up staying here for a business trip. As others have said, this is an older property. If you are looking for a luxury hotel with a bunch of amenities, look elsewhere. The rooms are pretty small, but not too small. The sink was... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Front desk guy at night was obviously having a hard time caring. had to have the room key fixed twice. the tv broken. no AC. there was a big party (wedding?) downstairs, complete with DJ and yelling drunks on the street. curtains do not block out the streetlights completely. the door doesnt block out completely the light from the hallway.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

we stayed here for a couple of nights. I love the old atmosphere (really cool elevator). The rooms are a bit small but good enough. There's a great pub next door thar brews their own really tasty beer, so that was nice too. Walking distance from China Town and a clean and safe neighborhood. I always felt save also at... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The Washington Inn is very convenient place to stay. It's around corner from Oakland bart station and all hip restaurants and bars are around. So if you are looking for handy place to stay and night out, this is your place. Also staffs are very friendly and helpful. Especially, the manager, Carols is an extremely nice guy. He knows what... More 

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