Lake Merritt Lots of patience and slow motion movement to capture this rare moment There are so many exquisite trees alongside the lake's paths. Here's one of the gnarly ones. #treelove #treetrove
An aerial shot showing San Francisco, the Bay Bridge, and The Twin Peaks at the bottom of the photo. Sunset at Alameda's Crown Memorial #Beach looking across at San Francisco. Fabulous place to stroll in the sand, build sandcastles and enjoy the company of thousands of birds. It's also a popular destination for kite boarders, thanks to Alameda's clear, shallow and warm waters. #GoldenHour View of San Francisco from Mt Tam Sunsets from the east side of the lake are beautiful. Plenty of lakeside lawn and benches for a picnic. Lakeshore Avenue. Restaurants within 1 block (up Foothill): Portal, Rockin' Crawfish. Since 2010 the walking path and landscaping around the entire lake has been upgraded. It's now very beautiful. During daylight hours it's safe to walk around the entire lake, along with all the families, musicians, runners, and people walking their dogs (and once I saw a duck on a leash being taken for a swim). The gondola is often out at sunset. Chicken and waffles! Not to mention good Mac and cheese! #treetrove Partial view of the front entrance of St Paul church, San Francisco, California Canadian geese out for a stroll in Lake Merritt, home of the first wildlife sanctuary in the U.S. Founded in 1870 by the mayor of Oakland, Dr. Samuel Merritt. At the time there were still thick wetlands surrounding the area which attracted migratory birds, including a variety of ducks, egrets, American coots, Black Crown Night Herons, seagulls, and more.
Colorful paper leis at the Polynesian exhibit. Colorful paper leis at the Polynesian exhibit. Nice sidewalk lined with lights going around the perimeter of the lake Wonderful place to see a band, Elbow were awesome. #theatre Beautiful walk this morning through the bonsai garden near Lake Merritt in Oakland. I saw a bee hotel 🐝, a squirrel eating a strawberry, and then this. Sunday afternoon around the lake Beautiful Lake Merritt at twilight with ducks gliding on its water... They don't build em' like this any more!#architecture Great place to sun bathe or people watch on Lake Merritt. Make sure to grab a 6-pack of pbr from Whole Foods for the full hipster effect. Must eat spot! Interwoven branches and twigs...tree culture. #treelove #treetrove Super cool Halloween tradition, the trees of this street in #Piedmont are filled with #ghosts! Jack London square in San Francisco is beautiful especially in the evenings with an array of fancy boats along the pier and restaurants serving some delicious seafood Beautiful spot in Oakland A sunset on the bay in beautiful Oakland. It really gets a bad reputation. Omg the best burger I've had since Lake Merritt I live in an area filled with glorious, towering, beautiful, enchanting trees. It blesses my Soul to connect with them. They keep my air fresh and clean. They are our majestic guards. This one stands alongside a gully and keeps great company with the many other trees it lives around.
#treetrove #treelove Gentler graffiti Direct line to the President! Waiting for Elbow. #concert OwlNWood: Cool place to shop! ITreasureME Face & Body Floral Mists are absolutely heavenly! Ahhh Bird Tree Delicious duck carnitas tacos.. A Must try! Surprisingly beautiful lake Merritt at Oakland, CA. Look for the discrete blue food truck here during the week, or around Lake Merritt on the weekends. It doesn't look like much, but the gyro is incredible. My favorite place for sweet treats in the East Bay. Cherry blossom Lake Merritt in Oakland The beautiful Alameda Island was stunning because my husband and I live in a land locked state. The beauty of the water surrounding this island was gorgeous!
#LifeAtExpedia Oakland Decent burgers, but GREAT shakes. Seems a little ghetto from the outside. Feels a little ghetto inside. Architectural beauty in Old Oakland streets. Iceberg Lettuce Wedge Salad at Bocanova Restaurant. #Deliciuos The views of the bay from this place are amazing Sunset over the kite surfing beach in Alameda Oakland movie theater Cool rainbow over the Bay Bridge One of the famous landmarks of Oakland’s Lake Merritt neighborhood.
#Red Delicious sushi and bottomless sake box! The Whiskey-Drome at Oakland's annual PedalFest. Liquid courage recommended. Delish breakfast, everytime!! #cockadoodle #oakland I love Lake Merritt. It's beautiful all times of the day. There are folks walking around the lake throughout the day, all ages, too. There's a Fairyland Park for the kiddies, swings, a bird sanctuary, boat rentals and gongolas, even a labyrinth. There's the wonderful Lakeshore shopping area close by, too. More walking, lots of fun, great restaurants, the infamous Grand Lake Theater and much, much more! I've never met a tree I didn't like! #treetrove View from outside a restaurant at the Jack London square in San Francisco. Used to be Hanger One vodka, now St George. Great place to taste gins, brandys, and oh ya, absinthe. Great view of San Francisco & the Golden Gate Bridge from here. Wine & beer tastings just down the road. The monkey logo says The USS Hornet has great views of the Bay and is home to an awesome naval museum Oakland old town streets, hidden gem! #localgem
This is a stand that had these great big metal letters cut out and laid out on the ground. Reminded me of a carnival. Seared scallops over pumpkin purée at Bocanova Restaurant. On a sunny day ask for an outdoor table, you can enjoy the food and the view of the marina and people walking by. #Delicious Stained glass recovered from old cathedral is now displayed in the basement of the new cathedral, a peaceful and beautiful way to display and blend the old with the modern. Flight deck on the USS Hornet Always look up. #Patterns East Bay trip This was one of the best salads I've had the pleasure of eating. The salmon almost melted in my mouth. The greens were organic and tres delicious!!! I still dream about it! #food #goodeats #Oakland Bicycles Art at JLS, Oakland CA #Red light sculpture in Oakland, California Mass consumerism. Architecture, a home in Oakland. Fantastic lounge with Friday 5-6 complimentary wine and cheese. Beautiful day for a walk around the lake Just Iced Tea! ,Simple, refreshing and beautiful at Bocanova Restaueant, a great option if you're the designated driver. #Delicious Duck carnitas tacos at Bocanova Restaurant, for Mexican food lover who don't eat pork this is a great option. #Delicious For great food come to Oakland Chinatown View of San Francisco skyline from Alameda - try Faction Brewing, St George's Spirits, and Rockwall Winery and the regular flea market 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 Such a cool vintage building in downtown Oakland The gorgeous Jack London square... Everytime we visit Oakland, CA we are greeted with beautiful scenery, kind people, and a wonderful experience. Don't judge a book by its cover, this city has a bountiful life. Cocktail with #tequila #purplebasil #kickstand 😋🔥 The entry to the cathedral reveals a grand hall and a hologram of Christ that adds calm and serene atmosphere and a deep sense of spirituality. Bay window. Beautiful lake! Fuzz (feat. Ty Segall) plays at Burger Records' African drum at Malonga Theatre with Tacuma and youth.. A peek into the archives of the Mormon Temple. Hmm, they hold lots of genealogical history. Sushi rolls plate at Ozumo restaurant in Oakland. One of the best authentic Greek cuisines in the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area. Amazing variety of fresh appetizers and entrees and outstanding level of service by Nicholas. One of the famous landmark theaters in downtown Oakland, California.
#Red Can't start the day without some coffee! Everyone had their coffee cup.
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Get an overview of this hotel3-star Oakland hotel in Downtown Oakland, near Oakland Museum of California

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business center
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in Downtown Oakland, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of African American Museum and Oakland Museum of California. Fox Theater and Jack London Square are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and self parking are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a business center, conference space, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 47 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and cable TV. Premium bedding, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

The Washington Inn Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a business center. This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and room service (during limited hours). Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Washington Inn Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • ATM/banking 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Year Built 1913 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 47 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.

Seison Restaurant and Bar - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 15 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Washington Inn Hotel
  • Washington Inn Hotel Oakland
  • Washington Oakland

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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