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The Washington Inn

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Across the street from two Marriotts, this hotel costs roughly a third of the rate they charge. And while yes, it is a little tired, my room was spacious and totally spotless. Clearly, they have done some upgrading since my last visit a few years ago. Staff was pleasant. All in all, a decent, comfortable option right downtown. One hint:...

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Reviewed February 8, 2017

We stayed here for one night in June. The wifi was poor and the room was quite odd. The hotel was quite dated. It would not be appropriate to describe it as classic or boutique in style. The staff were friendly and pleasant. But I would not stay here again

Thank Eanna M
El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Older hotel in town with lots of character. High ceilings, woodwork, spiral staircase. Missing the basics though. Moldy shower, hard bedding, no outlets, tiny TV with only basic cable, tiny closet, no counter by the in-room sink. Free breakfast but all cold except oatmeal. Stay here for one night if you are in a bind.

Thank passingthrough95
Reviewed January 3, 2017

The wifi is terrible. By now it is a given that a hotel should have lightning fast wifi. This is a classic old hotel with big rooms and a great feel. Compared to all the sterile places out there, it has the kind of character I look for but it falls below standard.

1Thank Winkydad
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Worst hotel I have stayed at in North America, whole place smells, tiny cramped room and questionable hygiene throughout. Very old, in style and in need of a refurbishment or atleast new carpets. Shower was like two on-off hot and cold switches so either boiling hot or freezing cold. This hotel was awful and not even cheap.

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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Older hotel really close to the Bart station. Very friendly staff. Comfortable beds and clean rooms. The breakfast isn't much. Mostly just bread, bagels,cereal and yogurt. Walking distance to Jack London Square. Parking is 15 dollars night,right across the street in parking garage.

1Thank Dounome
Reviewed October 27, 2016

This was our third stay her in two years. Hotels staff are great. Hotel is clean and well maintain. It;s an older building but that make it great. The hotel is close to bart and many restaurant. We will stay here every time we come to Oakland.

Thank Bailey5565
Cuba, Illinois
Reviewed October 19, 2016

After a cross country trip on Amtrak, we used this hotel as our first stop in California and our last stop before boarding Amtrak to headeast. We learned to board the Bart to SF from locals and had the time of our life. Room was nice, bar was great, price was right! we spent the

1Thank phyllis j
New York City
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I wanted certain things in a hotel when I visit an expensive city and the Washington Inn met my criteria. I want a relatively reasonably priced room, with a private bathroom. The room has to be clean and since I wanted to see the city of San Francisco and didn't want to drive into the city, I wanted the hotel...

1Thank MMF326
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Decent sized 2 bed room, everything was good enough without being good enough to say it was excellent. Looks like it's on it's last painting before a renovation imo. Like I said nothing was outstanding but nothing was that bad that you wouldn't use it again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Washington Inn

Address: 495 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4012
Location: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $137 - $487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Washington Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Ask for an inside room, not facing the street which can sometimes be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles MMF326, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“A room away from the noise of the elevator would be a good idea.”
 of 5 bubbles U028477, Jun 24, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms off street are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles pietrotak, Feb 27, 2016 | Read review
“King suite is best deal. If partner can't sleep can go to sofa bed in other room. Small suite but very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 701kendrah, Sep 23, 2015 | Read review
“Room 216 has a light shining outside so the room isn't completely dark at night.”
 of 5 bubbles peggyapl, Sep 17, 2015 | Read review
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