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Washington Square Inn

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

The hotel itself is very nice and the room was very nice, but THAT IS IT. If you are looking for ANY amenities or service, this is not the place. There are no elevators, no bell service, no valet service, no "do not disturb" sign for the door ( the maid came in while I was sleeping), no parking, no... More 

2 Thank Sally C
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

First understand that yes the area has street noise so expect that before booking. My wife and I stayed for 4 nights in April and kept the windows open and still slept well even after hearing ambulance and Street cleaning trucks each night. The location in 10-15 minutes from all the attractions. The rooms are small as expected so do... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I stayed here recently with my spouse for one night. The location is fantastic and right on the edge of Little Italy. It was fun to walk and try Cannoli's and slices of pizza at some of the area eateries. You are just 2 blocks from the Trollies and there are many bus lines that stop at Washington Square. The... More 

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Langley, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

A boutique hotel located in Washington Square close to several excellent restaurants, and public transit to everywhere else. Value priced at about half of typical SF hotel rates. Afternoon wine and cheese to relax or meet other guest was very nice. We arrived a day before our 17 day cruise and add on extra days ~ so had packed accordingly.... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

I agree with most of the other five-star reviews of Washington Square Inn. It is a charming old San Francisco Inn in lovely surroundings, and convenient, not-too-hilly walking distance to many North Beach attractions. A restaurant where we had a fabulous meal is next door. The front desk attendants were responsive and service was friendly. We had a junior suite... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

The room was everything I expected and more. Enjoyed breakfast in our room but really enjoyed happy hour in the dining area with great wines, beautiful antipasto food and meeting very interesting people from Denmark and lots of Americans from a variety of places. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Couldn't do enough for us. We will stay again and... More 

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Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Found this little gem on Hotel Tonight for our anniversary weekend. Cute little inn, only 16 rooms. Two rooms (14 & 12) have separate bathrooms across the hall (not communal) which was a little weird but not a problem! Complimentary breakfast brought to our room! Walls are thin but nothing we couldn't handle. Staff was super nice, let us keep... More 

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Foster City, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

We booked half of the Inn's rooms for two nights to attend a birthday party at a near by restaurant. The staff were unprofessional in every aspect that one would expect from a San Francisco hotel. The room rates were double the rate a the Hilton Hotel that some of the guests booked for substantial savings. The staff spent most... More 

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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights at this place. Adrian was welcoming and ensured a comfortable stay. The room was small but more than sufficient for a solo traveller. Walking distance to most places. Great restaurants near by too. Would definitely recommend.

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Chehalis, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This is the third time my wife and I stayed at the Inn. The room was very clean and service excellent. The breakfast brought to your room is an added pleasure. We stayed in Room 5 this time and found it to be roomy and comfortable. Will plan on staying again.

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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 neighbourhood 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 neighbourhoods 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 neighbourhood home.
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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 

Additional Information about Washington Square Inn

Address: 1660 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA 94133
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Price Range: $360 - $454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Washington Square Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Room number one is large with a walk in shower.”
 of 5 bubbles lilymarlene808, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with bathroom en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles joaniebinedinburgh, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 3. Really close to the stairs and we could hear everything from the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles ariev, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For a good night's sleep, choose an interior room.”
 of 5 bubbles Happytrips2u, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the Filbert street side”
 of 5 bubbles michaelcQ8051FR, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
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