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Riverside, California
Reviewed 9 February 2013

I had realistic expectations that this was an older hotel, but I was extremely disappointed and had I had more than a one night stay, would have checked out. The toilet was leaking and when I called about it, because there's no maintenance person available in the evening their intructions were to turn off the water. The "white" washcloths and...

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 January 2013

The Washington Inn, Oakland, CA: I stayed here for a week while on business. Very affordable and convenient to convention center and downtown; waterfront/Jack London Square area/Amtrak is an easy 10-block walk. The general area is OK; some of it very nice, some not so much, but I did feel fine walking around, day or night. Clearly Oakland is undergoing...

1Thank dtwo2
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 January 2013

I'm a road warrior who prefers to rave about great experiences...sorry, nothing here to rave about so this is a rant. Arrived after 10 pm (1 AM from where I began my day). Walked in and here were my first impressions. WOW, this room is small. Gee, the mirror is crooked...as is the first picture I see, and the other...

2Thank Kevin M
Corona, California
Reviewed 11 December 2012

This hotel by far has been the worst in my 35 years of worldly travel.. The shower was riddled with fungus. The tolet was some what clean, but after looking at the shower I was abraded to sit on it. Because I was unfamiliar with the area I was forced to stay the night. I woke the next morning to...

2Thank Cfuqua
Atlanta, Ga
Reviewed 11 November 2012

This place has a lot of character but probably wouldn't suit everyone. It's old, but the rooms work well as suites, and the breakfast is basic but plentiful .The location is close to the airport, and they will make spa appointments for you at a club around the corner. It's nice for a change from the basic sterile hotel environment.

1Thank Lona_8
Reviewed 5 November 2012

The hotel doesn't look anything like you see in the picture. Not a clean hotel, No internet,No Towels in the room, and breakfast? They can eat that. As you can see i am not a complainer but I will pich a tent before I will ever stay here again

Thank montecatini22
Reviewed 20 October 2012

I almost feel bad writing the review because I think the staff was nice enough and it's clear that none of them have it in their means to correct the shortcomings. The service was fine, and in the right hands this quaint spot could really be cool. Unfortunately, as soon as you enter there's a musty smell that fills the...

1Thank RenoSongman
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 17 October 2012

The Washington Inn was clean and friendly and affordable. It was in the middle between Oakland city Center and delicious local restaurants. The rooms were updated but tight. Comfortable bed! Also, the hotel was in easy walking distance to the BART rail and to Oakland's Chinatown, and the main street, Broadway. WE had easy access to a pharmacy, grocery store,...

Thank idocampo
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We recently stayed for 5 nights and whilst the hotel seems to live on delegates to the Conference Centre who cannot or do not wish to afford the Marriot's rates across the road it is a less than civilised place to stay. Raj and his staff need to awaken themselves to the needs of international guests. Key points to improve...

1Thank Germwhitt
Los Angeles
Reviewed 7 October 2012

When I'm in the East Bay, I frequently find myself at the Washington Inn. It's very convenient to BART, convention center, bars and restaurants in downtown Oakland. The staff is very friendly and helpful, The hotel is clean, comfortable and you can't beat the price. I've stayed here several times and have always had a good experience. The staff will...

1Thank LALabLover

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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 Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Washington Inn

Address: 495 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4012
Region: United States > California > Oakland
Price Range: $192 - $681 (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, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room away from the noise of the elevator would be a good idea.”
 of 5 bubbles U028477, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms off street are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles pietrotak, 27 Feb 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, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 216 has a light shining outside so the room isn't completely dark at night.”
 of 5 bubbles peggyapl, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
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