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Ruth

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio

Ruth

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2015
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Just Steps from Coit Tower

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio

Overview

North Beach Studio Rental Photos and Description

PRIVATE room/kitchenette/bath (Sleeps 2-3)

PLEASE NOTE THAT LONGER-TERM STAYS GET SIGNIFICANT PRICE REDUCTIONS. PLEASE CONTACT ME TO DISCUSS PRICING ON STAYS LONGER THAN 3 WEEKS.

Come stay in our gorgeous retreat nestled into Telegraph Hill in the North Beach area of San Francisco. This cozy and chic private room/kitchenette/bath is located on a small, quiet street just steps from the energy and beat of North Beach. It is a part of a very small “compound” which includes a courtyard and the house where we live full-time. The shared courtyard is filled with lush, tropical plants. It is safe and protected.

Once you leave the compound you can walk one block up the hill to Coit Tower for fantastic views of downtown, Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, and Alcatraz. Just one block in the other direction are some of the city’s best and most famous restaurants, cafes, and shopping. If you meander a few blocks to the right you will reach Fisherman’s Wharf -- one of San Francisco’s most visited tourist areas. Just blocks in the other direction lies Chinatown and downtown. Whether you are visiting for work or play, you will be central to many activities.

Inside the private room/kitchenette/bath is a queen-sized bed, a folding single bed, and a pack ‘n play for little ones. It has a small well-stocked kitchenette, microwave, a full bath/shower, TV with cable, and WiFi. A washer and dryer are available to use. Fresh sheets, blankets, and towels are all provided.

Secure parking can be found in a number of nearby garages located within three blocks of the studio.

Keywords: Private room, private bath, private kitchen, North Beach, Telegraph Hill, Coit Tower, Downtown, San Francisco, Washington Square Park, Alcatraz, Fisherman's Wharf, garden, cable, TV, wifi, kitchen, microwave, sheets

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ruth (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2015

About Ruth

We have lived in San Francisco for over twenty years. As East Coasters we were originally drawn to the city for its vibrancy, artistic nature, and moderate climate. Since moving here we have lived in many parts of the city and have found each area to be unique and special in its own right. However, we especially love North Beach for it’s history, central location, and eclectic vibe.

We work in the fields of health/wellness and are committed to constantly expanding our view of the world. One way we feel we can do this is to open our studio to people visiting from other places.

We have two small friendly dogs (one of whom does bark when she's leaving for a walk -- she never barks otherwise). We are mostly on the go, but also enjoy our quiet family time.

Why Ruth chose North Beach

We purchased our home because it is where we wanted to live. When we found this property we knew right away that it would be an attractive rental for travelers form all parts of the world.

What makes this studio unique

The thing we enjoy about this property – besides its great charm -- is the central location to many interesting activities. In the mornings we like to walk down to the Italian/French bakery and buy fresh croissants, biscotti, and bread. Then we hike one block up to Coit Tower and watch the ships come in as we have our treat.

On Saturdays we love to walk down the Filbert Steps to the Farmer’s Market at the Ferry Building. Where you can find some of the best local organic foods available. It’s also great for people watching.

Many evenings we walk down Grant Ave to local restaurants – there is a fantastic range from super-cheap to high end. The boutiques on Grant Ave offer unique gifts and the clothing stores are excellent for men, women, and children. Our favorite makes exceptional custom shoes and coats.

Another daily activity is taking our small dogs to Washington Square Park just two blocks down the hill. At the park we watch groups of folks doing tai chi, dance, and martial arts. Sometimes there is a saxophone player making the most incredible music.

In addition to the many activities within steps of our home, we find ourselves leaving the car at home while we walk or take short bus rides to downtown, Chinatown, and the Marina.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
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Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Just Steps from Coit Tower
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
5

great location and oevall feel

  • 5 of 5

the perfect north beach experience !

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect location to walk the north beach neighborhood and up to China town down to the wharf and up the stairs to coit tower then down the other side to the embarcadero. This place was clean, safe and comfortable. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Cambria CA
5

North Beach Charmer

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location of this place. Walking distance to shops and restaurants.

The studio was cute and quaint with comfy bed.

We will definitely return here on our next trip to SFO.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Ruth was great and very accommodating. Loved the location and the studio was exactly what I was looking for.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Excellent location and value

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location. within walking distance to all major attractions. Clean and comfortable. Ruth was a great host. She responded immediately. The best bakery/ coffee shop 1block away.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
France
4

Really nice and excellent hostess

  • 4 of 5

Very nice and cosy studio. It's a little dark and one must remember it's above a garage. Therefore, you can't miss the opening and closing of the garage door.

But apart from that, Ruth has been really sweet and helpful (I had internet connexion problems at first), and the street is really quiet. I had good rest, naps, and nice evenings in the studio.

It's nicely furbished and the photos are faithful to the place.

And location is fantastic, of course.

I would recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Original Joe's, Park Tavern, Tony Nik's
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Pier 39
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Cal Train
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
101/280
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
North Beach Pizza
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Crissy Field
Car: not necessary

Being in the heart of North Beach we are walking distance to many activities including: restaurants (Mama's, Original Joe's, Park Tavern, Tony's Pizza, Don Pistos, The Square and more), as well as bakeries, bars, City Lights Book Store, bike rental outlets, live music venues, parks, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, trolley cars, Pier 39, the Filbert Steps etc.

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Rates & Availability

From $175 Per night

North Beach Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$175
$1,000
$3,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning $75
Tax Rate 14.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

North Beach Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Very simple with tub, shower over tub, sink, toilet, and separate heater. A blow dryer and soaps/shampoos are provided
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen-size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), fold-out twin bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
This is a charming studio located on a quiet street in North Beach/Telegraph Hill. There is some street noise on trash pick up days and street cleaning days. Otherwise the street is very quiet and you will feel like you are worlds away from the bustling city.

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