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The Washington Inn

495 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking for a place to stay near my firm's downtown Oakland office and this fit the bill, being just a few blocks away and close to a BART station. The hotel is old, no doubt about it.. but the lobby is nice and rooms are about as nice as can be expected. The elevator looks to be the original... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night out at the fox theatre with a friend. Definitely an older hotel. The staff was friendly and was able to answer all my questions. Taking the elevator up to the room was interesting... It was an older elevator that was small. I don't like elevators to begin with but I definitely decided to use the... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked this hotel since it was close to the Fox Theather and to the BART station as we came from San Francisco. Carlos at the front desk was quite nice and we chatted for a while. The room was OK, a bit expensive though, but it might be because it was 12/31. Something that I found a bit bizarre... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

My husband and I have stayed here twice when we've gone to a show at the Fox theater. The room is small, but clean and cute and serves its purpose. We will stay here again, and recommend it to anyone that's not planning on hanging out in their room a lot (just due to size.)

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

You walk in and it hits you: old shoe leather. The ancient, rattling, minute elevator has a different smell, just as strong, but I couldn't place it. Not sure which is... better. The room smells ok, but I think I was just used to it by the time I got to it. Yep, it's an old hotel. The rooms are... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We have now stayed here many times when we visit family in Oakland. Very convenient to the BART which is important to us. Room is always nice. Carlos at front desk very friendly and helpful. One of the few hotels we have found that says it is eco-friendly and really is. Most ignore our hung towels but they pay attention.... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The first impression I got when I entered this hotel is that it is old and dark. There is a quaint old elevator which took us up to the second floor, where the hallway is very narrow. Fortunately, the room was fine, although a little tight since the lavatory was outside the bathroom and took up some space. I don't... More 

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denver, co
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Recently stayed here for a business trip. Pros: Large room (odd location of pedestal sink - sort of right when you walk in the room - between door and bedroom); large bathroom; automatic lights - motion sensored - will turn off after a few minutes; Nice armoire and dresser for clothing storage; VERY comfortable bed! Cons: Just some oddities that... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Yes, this is an old building--reminded me of many of the B&B's that I stayed at in England, but it is clean, quiet and has been renovated. The rooms and hallways are smaller, but our room fit two full beds. Love the old staircase (there is also an elevator). Because of all of the high-rises that have gone up around,... More 

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los angeles
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a very old, quaint hotel across from the convention center. Paid $159 for 2 full beds looking out on a shaft between all the other rooms. The bar is nice, the restaurant was deserted the 2 night I was there but I hear i's lively on trivia night; Thursdays. The water pressure and temperature was good as was... More 

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