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Washington Square Inn

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1660 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA 94133
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Look, I usually stay in a big box hotel on business (onsite gym, big lobby, busy restaurant, loyalty points,etc)... Price was a big factor for this choice, but I'd definitely stay here again. Cosy and quaint... Bed and breakfast 'feeling' in a great location. Discovery: who needs a trend mill when this city has everything a walker could want!

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Washington Sq. Inn is in a great location. They have wonderful staff and the amenities are just what you expect!! The wine time is a great time to visit with other patrons staying there!! You can't go wrong with Four Sisters Inn's!!!!!!!!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some other reviewers have already commented that the rooms are on the small side, lack air conditioning, and street-site rooms can be noisy in the early evening with the windows open. If you're expecting a sparkling new hotel with all the modern amenities, you may be disappointed and better off spending a LOT more money at a high end hotel..in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We chose this property because it is part of the Four Sisters group and so by reputation thought it would be top notch, but we can only say that our experience was 'uneven'. The property is well-located for tourists in North Beach near Coit Tower, Pier 39, the Cable Car, and Union Square shopping is not far away. I sensed... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A great location near Fishermans, Wharf quaint building but horrible experience. Room 4 was tiny, dark and depressing. We asked to be moved to another room but non available. We booked months ago and arrived early and originally had 3 nights here. Only did 1 as could not stand the room for anylonger. Ended up paying for days we did... More 

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FSInns, General Manager at Washington Square Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review and your kind comments regarding our great location in the heart of vibrant North Beach. I am so sorry that you were disappointed in the size of the guestroom. As an historic inn, our guestrooms vary in size and we strive to ensure our guests are aware by... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The night shift attendant is arrogant, argumentative, & was looking to start a fight. The rooms have cockroaches, are filthy, & no air conditioning. A Real Crap Hole! What else makes the place a true experience? ... After all of the above, please do not expect for the hotel to help you, ... Their answer is: - It Is What... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Cozy and comfortable respite in a great location in the bustling city. The hotel lobby is warm and inviting with complimentary wine and accompaniments served daily. Breakfast is also excellent with ample choices and served in the big dining table family style. The rooms are well appointed and very comfortable. This hotel felt so much like home that we almost... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Washington Square Inn was a great little, very European, B&B located in North Beach. There are not a lot of lodgings in North Beach, so even though I have spent a lot of time in San Francisco, this was my first time staying in North Beach. There are those cookie cutter chain hotels closer to the wharf, but I prefer... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Let me start by saying we stayed at the Four Sisters Inn in Sonoma the 3 nights prior to our stay at Washington Square Inn. Our stay in Sonoma was excellent. Great experience. We arrived early and had to store our luggage in the lobby because the rooms were not ready. We do understand rooms not being ready, however, luggage... More 

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FSInns, Manager at Washington Square Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review and for the lovely comments regarding your stay at Inn at Sonoma. We very much hope we can welcome you back in the future. I sincerely apologize that you were disappointed in your stay at Washington Square Inn. As an historic, boutique hotel located in the heart of the City, we differ... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you don't mind walking a bit to certain areas in SF, this place is the perfect B&B. Very close to Coit Tower, Lombard Street, Fisher Man's Warf, the Piers and TONS of Italian restaurants and bakeries. Clean rooms, wholesome breakfast each morning, friendly staff and wine reception each evening. We felt safe the our entire stay and thought this... More 

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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