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The Washington Inn

495 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607
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Ranked #18 of 48 Hotels in Oakland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very run down hotel next to the Oakland Convention Center and the Marriott complex. The building is really old and they've tried to update it but it has the oldest elevator I've ever seen. You actually see it going up the shaft through the top of the vents. We were on the 4th floor. The room was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An older hotel, 120-years or so. Renovated, clean, quiet, with loads of character. Rooms are small-ish, but high ceilinged, so not at all claustrophobic. My room had no view, but I didn't ask; the hotel's on a corner, so two walls of rooms have street-facing windows) All the basics: good beds, good shower, ... The front lobby staff were friendly... More 

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Greensboro, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen some pretty nasty reviews of this place and was quite nervous. But I was comfortable and treated well. The bathroom needed some more cleaning and the maids came WAY too early one day and woke me up, but overall it was quite satisfactory.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

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 April 28, 2015

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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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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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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