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The Washington Inn, 495 Tenth Street, Oakland, CA -(855) 279-0668
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3.5
HOTEL RATING: 
PLEASANT
3.5 out of 5 (329 Ratings)
0.3 miles from Oakland centre
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Hotel Description
In downtown Oakland East Bay and close to several area interstates this historic inn offers a variety of complimentary amenities and is an ideal location for exploring the surrounding areas. The Washington Inn places guests only minutes from many popular points of interest. Jack London Square a variety of government buildings and the train station leading to downtown San Francisco are all in close proximity. Guests at the Washington can start the morning with a complimentary continental breakfast browse the internet with free wireless access or enjoy dining at the on-site gourmet restaurant.

Check-in time: 03:00 PM   Check-out time: 12:00 PM
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Amenities View More
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Free Internet
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Free Breakfast
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Free Parking
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Swimming Pool
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Fitness Center
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Business Center
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Airport Shuttle
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Non Smoking
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Pets Allowed
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Accessible
Other Amenities
` Free Breakfast
` Restaurant
` Safety Deposit Box
` Air Conditioning
` 24-Hour Front Desk
` Elevator
` Hair dryer
` Coffee/tea maker
` On-site parking
` 24-hour security
` Family Rooms
` Free Wi-Fi
` Daily Housekeeping
` English
` Spanish
` First aid kit available
` Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
` Staff trained in safety protocol
` Temperature check for guests and staff
` Free face masks
` Contactless check-in/out
` ATM or cash withdraw on site
` Facilities for disabled guests available
` Internet access in public areas
` Ironing amenities
` Luggage storage & lockers
` Non-smoking property
` Physical/social distancing guidelines
` Protective screen or physical barriers in appropriate areas

The Washington Inn Guest Reviews

Overall Average Score: 
Pleasant (3.5 out of 5)

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Pleasant - 3 out of 5

Barbara, Kelseyville, visiting Scottish Rite Center Oakland Fri, 9 February 2018

This is an older hotel, with small rooms and a small, older elevator. If you have catastrophe you would not want to spend the night in the room. A great place to eat, drink and socialize.

Liked: Food, drinks and people.
Disliked: It was just okay.

4

Very Good - 4 out of 5

J Jesse, Monterey, visiting Fox Theater Oakland Fri, 21 February 2014

Liked: Cozy room; comfortable bed & bedding.
Disliked: Noisy patrons; non-working light in bathroom; room a little hot.

2

Disappointing - 2 out of 5

Alicia, San Jose, visiting Fox Theater Oakland Mon, 27 January 2014

When I booked my reservation I chose this hotel based on the assumption that since the price was not cheap and the pictures looked so high end that the hotel staff would be up to par as well. Assuming gets you no where and I should have known. Upon entering the building you are immediately taking in the deep red color scheme and the vintage decor. When me and my husband walked up to the front desk (at roughly 5pm) there was already a woman being helped by the one employee behind the desk. We waited patiently to be acknowledged, then I had to use the restroom - I returned to find my husband still waiting. After 10 minutes or so we decided to order drinks from the bar, which is located in the lobby. The drinks were poured and served. Still not so much as a "Welcome to the Washington Inn" or "I'll be right with you". I was becoming irritated at this point as we had dinner reservations in an hour or so. When the woman ahead of us finally left, the very young man standing behind the desk asked if we needed to check in. I wanted to reply "nope we just like to hang out in hotel lobbies while holding suitcases" but I didn't. He did say "thanks for being patient" but I felt that a greeting to start with would have been nice and gone much further in terms of what I expect from someone who works in the service industry. I was asked for my ID and credit card - after both my cards were declined I knew it couldn't be me. He called the manager who told him over the phone to restart the router. At this point me and my husband had been waiting in the lobby of this fine establishment for almost a half hour just to check in! I was not about to wait for a router to reboot too! No way in hell. I kindly asked if we could please have our room keys now if I left my credit card at the front desk, so we wouldn't be late to our dinner. The young man did give us our room keys but still no apologies for any inconvenience or acknowledgement of time we had been waiting. I was in shock. One thing to keep in mind if you do choose to stay here is that there is no parking, no lot, no garage. You either have to pay $15 a day at the convention center across the street or find parking on the street and pay an hourly rate. Really sucked waking up at 8 am to go put money in the meter when you're supposed to be on vacation. To top it all off: the broken elevator. Our room was on the 3rd floor of this abnormally steep staircase and the elevator was broken. Now if you were the young man behind the front desk this would have been the perfect opportunity to redeem yourself by offering to help us carry our bags up 3 flights of stairs, right? No such luck. I hope the staff of the Washington Inn can read this and improve their service in the future. Cheers!

Liked: Great location; beautiful and clean rooms.
Disliked: Poor customer service; no parking.

2

Disappointing - 2 out of 5

James Thu, 4 August 2022

Disappointing

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Alyce Wed, 3 August 2022

Exceptional

3.5

Good - 3.5 out of 5

Candi Wed, 3 August 2022

ill return but only for...

Liked: the room was good enough for 2 ppl the price was great and the location wasnt to bad for it being in Oakland the bed was comfortable we enjoyed our stay
Disliked: ppl were loud outside at night until 3 or 4 am when we first checked in the front desk girl wasnt very welcoming she was just doing her job but maybe she was having a off day also paying for parking was very inconvenient

3.5

Good - 3.5 out of 5

Lscott Mon, 1 August 2022

Good

4

Very Good - 4 out of 5

Krzysiek Mon, 1 August 2022

Old fashioned hotel with a...

Liked: Unique experience. Old fashioned hotel with ancient elevator - amazing. Location close to the metro station to San Francisco.

0.5

Poor - 0.5 out of 5

Gustavo Mon, 1 August 2022

Bad

Liked: nothing
Disliked: old, no parking.

2

Disappointing - 2 out of 5

Mb55 Sat, 30 July 2022

Disappointing

4.5

Wonderful - 4.5 out of 5

Anissa Sat, 30 July 2022

BILLY IS AMAZING

Liked: BILLLY is the best! he made sure we were ok checking in late and made our entire stay a blessing! we will comeback because of Billy and the location and cleanliness of the rooms!
Disliked: na

3.5

Good - 3.5 out of 5

Marie Thu, 28 July 2022

Very nice, I enjoyed the...

Liked: Cute, quaint hotel. Staff friendly and accommodating. The location was great due to an event I was in town for and The Washington Inn was the location for the parties and workshops I was attending which included a buffet brunch on Sunday! It was also within walking distance to the Art & Soul Festival being held a short two blocks away!
Disliked: Carpet in my room could use a shampooing but otherwise fine.

2.5

Fair - 2.5 out of 5

George Wed, 27 July 2022

Passable

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The Washington Inn 495 Tenth Street, Oakland, CA