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Washington Square Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1660 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA 94133 (North Beach)
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Rockford, IL
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at the Washington Square Inn, in San Francisco. From the street the Inn is charming, and visually "fits" with the North Beach/ Washington Square neighborhood it sits in. The building is older, but clean and decorated well. the lobby is small, but the desk staff is very helpful, and will store and place your luggage in... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We recently stayed at the Washington Square Inn and found the experience very rewarding.The staff were very cordial and efficient ,especially Brian the manager who couldn't have been more accommodating. We both enjoyed the breakfast with freshly squeezed orange juice and look forward to staying at this venue again.

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Galveston, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We have stayed at the Washington Square Inn each time we've visited San Francisco. The rooms are beautiful, romantic, and comfy. Views out the window of the square, Telegraph Hill, etc. Nice wine, cheese and cookies are placed on the table downstairs in the afternoon. The Inn is within walking distance to Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Telegraph Hill, City Lights Books... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Great location, if you want to be near China Town and Little Italy. Rooms are very small with no place for luggage. 1st floor rooms can hear street noise and breakfast. Gr8 breakfast, hords and wine. Staff very friendly. Would stay there again.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The rooms are small but boutique, we loved it. The staff were so friendly. Breakfast delievered to your room was such a treat and so relaxing. It is a bit away from fisherman's wharf and it is fine walking downhill, but uphill in steep San Francisco streets was tough so we opted for a taxi most nights. This place is... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This hotel is in a wonderful location. The staff are extremely helpful, the parking (difficult in San Francisco) is easily accommodated in a parking garage a short distance away, and they offer a nice wine and cheese in their elegant lobby in the late afternoon. The rooms are very small, and it's an older hotel, but I would return here,... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Had the pleasure of visiting the San Francisco area in early November and was so pleased we chose the Washington Square Inn to visit for a couple of nights. We have used the Select Registry Guide on several occasions with much success and this time was no exception. Nice and quaint accommodations smack dab in the middle of where you... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We wanted to walk and see San Francisco and we don't like big chain hotels. This fit the bill. Furnishings were unique, some antique, it was quiet and very clean. There were extras like wine and cheese in the early evening and everyone was friendly and knowledgable without being too familiar.we'd go back.

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Chehalis, Washington
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

My wife and I stayed for 8 nights at this great B&B located in San Francisco's North Beach. The inn was well maintained and very smartly decorated. Our breakfasts were served in our room and items picked the night before from a card left outside the door and then attached to the outside door handle. Wine and cheese were available... More

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Doral, Florida, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Washington Square Inn the first week of November. This is a hidden jewel: very well maintained, quiet place to stay in a very central location. The staff was very attentive and the rooms, although small in comparison to a hotel, well decorated and very comfortable. I would stay again in a heart beat... More

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Also Known As:
Washington Square Hotel San Francisco
Washington Square Hotel
The Washington Square Inn San Francisco
Address: 1660 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA 94133
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > North Beach , Telegraph Hill
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
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Ranked #8 of 69 B&Bs / Inns in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Washington Square Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Washington Square Inn, a San Francisco bed and breakfast Inn in the city’s legendary North Beach neighborhood, welcomes its guests with all the charm and comfort of a small European hotel. Whether traveling to California for business or recreation, amenities offered with your stay at Washington Square Inn include free wireless Internet access, complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, evening hors d’oeuvres and wine, and full office services in the lobby. Rooms feature European antiques, cable TV, soft robes and private baths. Some rooms have sitting areas in bay windows, while others offer a cozy atmosphere with private fireplaces. Ideally situated in the very heart of the vibrant North Beach neighborhood, our historic hotel boasts beautiful views of Coit Tower, Russian Hill, Washington Square Park and the Cathedral of Saint Peter and Paul. Washington Square Inn is one of the best San Francisco hotel deals available, offering exemplary bed and breakfast lodging and service at rates ranging from $179 – $329 per night. ... more   less 
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