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Gypsum, Colorado
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be careful of booking here and watch your credit card when you get home. We couldn't go. Agreement said we'd lose first night booking- ouch but understandable. But they billed our card for every night booked!

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Aalborg, Denmark
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have booked this hotel for 3 nights. The hotel is located close to the center og the City. Very good breakfast and friendly, helpfull staff. The Wine hour, for free, gave good opportuneties for socializing with other guests from many other countries. The only disadvantage was our very small room. We vere told to Call the hotel in advance... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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96 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

There are so many restaurants in the area and you are just a few blocks from Fisherman's Wharf . We were able to walk to Chinatown and the Union Square. We had room number one on the main floor and it is really spacious, but I understand that some of the other rooms are small. Breakfast is included as well... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was by far the worst place we stayed during our tour of Cali. After a 20 hour journey we arrived exhausted at the hotel. On entering the building there were no signs for where reception was, and no one to greet us. After such a long journey with 5 suitcases/ bags to... More 

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231 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

As I was on my own in San Francisco, I wanted to ensure that I was staying in a safe area with a hotel that had the personal touch, but that didn't break the bank. The Washington Square Inn ticked all these boxes, both on paper and in reality. I was a bit worried about being allocated a room with... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Even though the hotel has an amazing location (middle of Little Italy, lot's of restaurants and fun places) the quality is a far below the price we've paid for the tiny, old and mostly uncomfortable room we stayed in. The room we stayed is very different than what I saw in the photos... Instead of getting a romantic B&B room,... More 

1 Thank ariev
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for a night, perfect location amidst Little Italy in a lively lovely neighborhood ... Once you get in, you feel the warmth of the place with a coffee/tea tray & delicious cookies... At 5 pm, they serve wine & cheese.... Friendly staff all around the place... Watch out, no lift. So, if you have a heave suitcase,... More 

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Belmont, California
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62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We try to stay at Washington Square Inn every few months, or so. There are about 16 rooms, so we try to stay in a different one each time. The best rooms, to us, are 7 & 8. Both of these "suites" sit in front of the Inn, on the second floor. They both have nice big windows (with seats)... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Pros: Location and that's about it really, its not a hotel its a bed and breakfast Cons: Erm, lots...mainly the staff, well one of them and the breakfast, its not good enough for 2016. Location: Location good for the Wharf Well, its a good location for Fisherman's Wharf. The rooms are tight, space wise, so is the shower. The breakfast... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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69 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very cozy little B&B in a very nice neighborhood. We were worried that street noise would disturb our sleep (and they do provide ear plugs) but it turned out not to be a serious problem. Would gladly stay there again. You can have your breakfast brought to your room, although you do need to decide the night before at what... 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 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: RM1,125 - RM1,418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Washington Square Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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