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Washington Square Inn

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1660 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA 94133
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lancaster, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I surprised my wife with a return visit to the WSI to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We could not have been more pleased with our accommodations and the amenities. Again we enjoyed the convenience of the Inn's location. You can easily walk to the cable cars, Fisherman's Wharf, Coit Tower, Chinatown and all of the great restaurants in North Beach.... More 

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Edmonton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Washington Square Inn is a quaint B & B located across from a small park in the North Beach area of San Francisco. The Inn staff were very good in every respect, breakfast was a delight every morning, and the rooms are clean and cozy. Location is great; close to numerous restaurants (most Italian) and about a 15 minute walk... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I really liked the Inn. Great, great location. I stayed in the petite queen (#15) and they mean it. No worries but if you're heavy, or if there's more than one of you, get another room. I was plenty comfortable but it's true: noisy streets in the early morning. More than in NYC. The breakfasts are decent. Oatmeal, pastries, fresh... More 

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South Amboy, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed at the Washington Square Inn in San Francisco as part of our Honeymoon trip. Having recently stayed at another Four Sisters location that was wonderful, I was really looking forward to this leg of the trip. I found myself to be disappointed. The Inn is located in North Beach, a very charming area of San Francisco. But as... More 

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Welwyn, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I was in San Fran with work for two nights but as ever we were booking late and the sorts of hotels I normally stay in were either fully booked or even more crazy prices than is normal for SF. My collegue found the Washington Square Inn and at $200 a night decided it was 'cheap'! There were only two... More 

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Belmont, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a very nice B&B in a fantastic location. It sits across the street from Washington Square Park, which is at the base of Columbus Hill in San Francisco's North Beach. There are many fabulous restaurants within a short walking distance. Fishermans Wharf is also within walking distance. While a minimal continental breakfast is included, I would recommend enjoying... More 

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Renton WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I was so thankful that we stayed in North Beach - such a charming area, plenty to do and lots of great restaurants. We felt like we were staying in a neighborhood, away from the tourists, noise and clutter of some of the other areas in San Francisco (Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf) The inn was close to most everything we... More 

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Concord, NH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We can't say enough good things about the Washington Square Inn. More of a B and B than a boutique hotel, it's lovely -- beautiful décor, excellent and attentive staff, and a perfect location. It's an easy walk over to the wharves, the Ferry Building, Chinatown, Nob Hill, downtown. The Inn is located on the quiet (non-Columbus Avenue) side of... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It was a "girlfriend's" weekend in San Fran, and the Washington Square Inn was just the right location for all our walking adventures. There are many wonderful restaurants, parks and shops, and you are in walking distance of Chinatown, the Embarcadero, etc.,.The King Deluxe room was tight, but it had ample room for clothing storage, a large armoire, a TV,... More 

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Gina M, General Manager at Washington Square Inn, responded to this review

The Putnikovs, We were so pleased to hear how enjoyable your girlfriend’s get away weekend was with us. It is great that you were able to take advantage of our location being within walking to distance to Chinatown and the Embarcadero. I hope that during your next visit to California you’ll be able to stay with us at Four Sisters... More 

Chehalis, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was the second time my wife and I stayed at this marvelous inn. The inn is located in the center of the North Beach with many fine Italian and other restaurants located in the immediate vicinity. Chinatown is only 3 to 4 blocks away and the Fisherman’s Wharf is also close by. Bus stops are located very close to... 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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