The private, comfortable and sunny 500sf studio opens to a private patio and a garden with trees and flowers. The studio is on the garden level of a 1920s 3-story house on the true crest of Nob Hill and has its own private outdoor sun deck for relaxing or dining.
Best location for seeing San Francisco without a car, and a great hotel alternative when vacationing or attending conventions. Walk to many attractions/meeting sites. Excellent nearby public transportation; cable car 1/2 block away, buses and taxis 1 block, fine markets, restaurants, dry cleaners and laundry within 1-2 blocks. Bus to Moscone Center is 1 block away. 511.org maps public transportation to any location in the Bay Area.
Located on Priest Street in the very quiet mid-block area bordered by Washington, Jones, Clay, and Leavenworth streets. Priest Street, a pedestrian lane featured in Margot Patterson Doss' book, San Francisco at Your Feet, has four flights of stairs with just five houses at top.
Proximity to Tourist Attractions: : Union Square, 9 Blocks; Chinatown, 4 Blocks; North Beach, 10 Blocks; Financial district, 8 Blocks; Theater district, 8 Blocks; Fisherman's Wharf, 14 Blocks; Broadway, 6 Blocks; Cable Car Museum or Grace Cathedral, 2 Blocks; Masonic Auditorium, 3 Blocks; Crookedest Street, 11 blocks; Pacific Heights, 10 blocks; Polk Street, 4 blocks; Fairmont & Mark Hopkins hotels, 4 blocks; Ghirardelli Square, 17 blocks; Maritime Museum, 17 blocks; Hyde Street Pier & Aquatic Park, 18 blocks; and Opera, Symphony, City Hall, Asian Art Museum 20 blocks.
Please visit 511.org to map out public transportation from the property to any location within the San Francisco Bay Area. Please also note that 511.org DOES NOT show the cable car, which stops at the bottom of Priest stairs on Washington and connect to the Powell Street BART station. The uphill cable car from Powell/BART stops a block away on Jackson street (@Jones) and continues on to the Hyde Pier.
Leisurely Activities and Neighborhood: : Walk to the many local attractions, superb public transportation.
Excellent neighborhood two blocks from Grace Cathedral or the Cable Car Barn, 3 blocks to Huntington Park, 1 block to restaurants, Charles of Nob Hill, Venticello, Sushi Rapture (free delivery), short walk to restaurants Allegro, Hyde Street Bistro, Ristorante Milano and LeBeau gourmet groceries/seafood/steak/deli/wine/flowers/news (free delivery). Take Cable Car one block down to restaurants Gary Danko, La Folie, Tapas, and Buena Vista Cafe. Top of the Mark for Sunday brunch or cocktails is a four-block walk.
Amenities: : Phone with free local calling, fully-equipped kitchen, microwave, 4-burner gas stove and oven, refrigerator/freezer, all cooking utensils, dishes, glassware, bed and bath linens, hair dryer, white waffle robes, iron and board. Bathroom has shower over tub and large vanity. Outdoor sun deck overlooking garden with table/chairs for sunny afternoons, outside dining. Security gates.
Complimentary wireless internet connection for your laptop requires that you set it up for secure (WPA-PSK) access. The access password is provided in the handbook in the unit.