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Elegant & Best Nob Hill Property!

Jennifer Solomon

Member since: 1996
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Speaks: english, spanish
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Jennifer Solomon

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Elegant & Best Nob Hill Property!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Nob Hill Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-5)

Three charming, furnished, one-bedroom flats located in picturesque 1909 Edwardian home.

Non Holiday rates below:

First Floor French Garden Flat $200 per night plus, $100 cleaning, 14% occupancy tax and a security deposit.

Second Floor Bay Window Flat $215 per night plus, $100 cleaning, 14% occupancy tax and a security deposit.

Top Floor two story Elegant View Flat with private Roof Top Terrace and Penthouse $350 per night plus $125 cleaning, 14% occupancy tax and a security deposit.

2nd and top floors include parking with some vehicle type restrictions.

First-floor walk up is French-style with a lovely remodeled kitchen and oak parquet floors throughout and artwork painted by the Philadelphia now in San Francisco artist (and good friend and swing dancer) Peggy Gyulai.

Second-floor flat is traditional, slightly larger with a work alcove, bay windows, and antique redwood floors. Featured art by Northern California artists Marilin Sommer, Peter Collins and a large print collection, vintage as well as new.

The dramatic, top-floor flat is elegant in beige and black (traditional/contemporary) with a large, private, newly rebuilt roof deck with wrought iron railing and penthouse room with superb views of the city, Coit Tower, Pyramid Building and Bay Bridge. Prints from the chalcography in Paris, oils by Marylin Sommers, and a lovely collection of vintage and new lithographs.

All flats have light and airy bedrooms with queen-size beds, living room double-size sofa beds, fireplaces, wood floors, well-equipped kitchens, and laundry access. The first and second floor flats have fold-out twin beds. Some parking is available in the building with the top and second floor flats subject to some vehicle type restrictions.

Property is in the best Nob Hill location, one-half block to Grace Cathedral, less than two blocks to the Huntington, Mark Hopkins, and Fairmont Hotels. Walk or cable car to the financial district, Union Square, China town or North Beach. Located on a quiet, one block, long street (Pleasant Street) convenient to many restaurants, neighborhood markets, dry cleaners, cable car stops, and bus lines.

Due to height of the roof deck, first and second floor flats are best for families with children. 'San Francisco with Children' books, children's books, and games are in these units. Please, no wedding receptions, corporate entertaining, or large celebrations or gatherings in the building.

Please check pricing on our rate chart before sending an inquiry.

First 9 photos of the top floor flat, roof deck and penthouse study, second 3 of the first floor French Garden Flat and the last 4 of the second floor Bay Window Flat. Thank you to Peggy Gyulai and Chase Cameron for the wonderful photos!

Please note that availability on the rental calendar may mean that only one of the flats is available. Since we are not able to set up 3 calendars we have only indicated when all 3 flats are taken. My calendar is up to date.

Keywords: Three Full-Floor Flats

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jennifer Solomon (Owner)
Member since: 1996
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About Jennifer Solomon

After spending my adult years living on a sheep farmlett in Sebastopol and raising my family and coming often to San Francisco got the travel bug and found an opportunity for change so change happened.

Have travelled often to Argentina, a random place where strange things always happen. Enjoy the wonderful, interesting international people who come annually to Argentina to immerse themselves in the energetic activities, diverse landscape, and for me the tango and Folkdance culture.

I have always loved dancing. Now that my children are super responsible adults, it has been possible to pursue dance on a more intense level. Since college in Spain, living in a Spanish speaking country had been my desire. I was invited in January 2009 to BsAs to help teach Lindy Hop, specifically Balboa, at a Lindy Hop Festival. Went tango dancing one night and got completely hooked during a tanda of Calo, a composer of romantic tangos. A tanda is a group of 3-4 songs with some type of commonality that one dances with one partner. Tango either speaks to you or not, what we dance is not show tango that people usually think of but a more personal and intimate dance connection.

It is a pleasure to be able to live a bit of a gypsy lifestyle and travel to cities where I also dance, managing the rentals all day and tango dancing all night, literally. Sleep sometimes suffers. The past two years though, must say, have spent more time in California, have computer will travel.

Love to cook so every rental kitchen is fully equipped. Hiking, skiing, decorating, design work and music are also my passions. Read a lot more before tango but still find time for at least a book a month. Suggestions are welcome!

In order to keep things running smoothly I spend time in each unit to make sure that all is in good repair.

Many return guests are now friends which is rewarding.

Jennifer Solomon purchased this apartment in 1993

Why Jennifer Solomon chose Nob Hill

When looking for this property I wanted something with a view which I could use for my family when we came into the city as well as to share with others who come to visit San Francisco. When I found this building I fell in love with the location, central but on a quaint and quiet street, the sound of the cable cars and the thoughtful design of the spaces. The property has been given historical preservation status by the city of San Francisco being a prime example of typical construction for multi-unit housing around the turn of the century. Each owner has updated it a bit, fortunately, always in keeping with the vintage feel and with an appreciation for the history of the area. It is my belief that I have owned this property longer than any of the previous owners.

Have always loved entertaining and this is a way to share my love for San Francisco with others and make sure that they have the optimum housing experience during their visit.

What makes this apartment unique

Staying in one of my apartments is much more like living in San Francisco. There is less pressure and hassle than a standard hotel and one gets to know a neighborhood better shopping in the local mini markets and stores. The location is the very best in San Francisco for getting around with or without a car and we are very central to public transportation and walking distance to most tourist destinations. I recommend that you skip the car and just rent for a day or two when you want to explore outside the city.

Over the years many rental clients have become good friends and return each year to the same apartment or house. Being the host to these return guests is the most rewarding part of my job. I have also enjoyed hosting many opera singers, artists, nice families that want to have a more homey experience in San Francisco, families where a family member is facing a health challenge and needs a secure homey environment, couples going through fertility treatments, ice skating rink managers in for a season, local San Franciscans displaced due to remodels or repair work on their own homes as well as many of my neighbors parents and family members, rather a second bedroom for the neighborhood. I take the responsibility of my visitors vacation/family time seriously.

Guestbook comments from the owner

JIm, Sue and Matthew

We have stayed in the middle apartment twice now on our summer vacations. It is most wonderful and has greatly enhanced the San Francisco experience. The centralized location, decorations, cost and convenience of parking have all combined to make this our favorite vacation spot. Really want to try the penthouse level on our next trip back.
May 2007
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Elegant & Best Nob Hill Property!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 44 reviews

Tasteful, cozy and clean, terrific neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This property is very true to the images that you see. The views from the top unit are great. Tastefully furnished and cozy, the condo is well stocked (the owner thoughtfully provides all initial basic supplies including shampoos, soap, etc.) Located in a terrific upscale neighborhood of Nob Hill, walking distance to almost all main attractions and if not Uber rides are pretty inexpensive. Great little local restaurant/cafe seconds away (put your name on the list if you can, gets busy) and a small neighborhood gourmet grocery store 1.5 blocks away where they cook something fresh every night if you you'd like to eat in. The owner is very nice, might take a little time to get back to you but always replies back when it matters quickly. Staying here made us get a real feel for SF, a beautiful City that it is! Would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Mechanicsburg, PA

An Argentine in SF

  • 5 of 5

Jennifer was quite responsive in accomodating my wife and I due to a last minute change of plans with another owner. We were fortunate to have the third floor for an extended period. Everything was as good - or better than - promised. Great views to the North and East from the roof top deck. Being an older wooden house, we were prepared for at least some noise from the lower floors. Surprisingly, there was little noise in spite of both being occupied. The neighborhood was quiet too. As an upscale area, it doesn't have a lot of bars and consequently it's safe to wander about later at night. While we used taxis frequently, we probably should have investigated using the many Ride/Share programs operating in SF. We loved walking in the City and found most everything charming in some fashion or other. All and all, the third floor unit was nicely decorated, comfortable and well furnished.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for sharing your experience at the flat. It was a lot of fun working with you and your wife and sharing travel stories and life on the phone and via email. Next time I hope that we can meet in person. Would love to have you back. Keep enjoying life! Jennifer

Pleasant stay in a calm neighbourhood

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for two weeks on the first floor (European) of the apartment. The host was very responsive in handling my inquiry. She also gave a very detailed and clear direction on how to enter the apartment.

The apartment itself is in a quiet, clean, safe, and hilly neighbourhood. We personally liked the area, but I could imagine some people may want more colourful and lively quarter. Public transport is very accessible. There are two groceries just around the corner.

The photographs give good indication about what the apartment looks like. Everything works well, except the hairdryer, but the host was very helpful in finding the replacement.

The host also refunded the guarantee money promptly.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Vancouver, Canada

Best Nob Hill Property

  • 5 of 5

We had an enjoyable stay in the second floor apartment. It was clean and very spacious. the location was close to the cable cars and in a very nice neighbourhood. It is in a very central to many attractions. The kitchen was well stocked with dishes, etc. We would definitely return but think the apartment with the roof top deck would be great particularly if the weather is good. We noticed a lot of decks in the area. The Nob Hill Cafe is very good both for eat in and take out. Also the Whole Foods is a short cable car away - we stocked up on supplies.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway


  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this Nob Hill property and were thrilled NOT to use a hotel. The location is excellent and removed from immediate tourist surroundings, however convenient to walk any where. Our family of five fit beautifully into the one bedroom. We found the beds extremely comfortable. The kitchen is ideal for everyone's snacks, coffees, teas and left overs. Very comfortable. We rented a car so that we could drive around the Bay area and thoroughly enjoyed having a garage and parking space.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kem, Thanks so much for your nice review! It was a pleasure to work with you and I appreciate that you appreciate the property. Every year I try to upgrade something, within the next two months we will be landscaping the roof deck (planters are on order) so it should be a garden oasis in the middle of San Francisco. Hope to have you back or up to Lake Tahoe to one of my rentals up there. All the best, Jennifer
Sacramento, CA

French Flat

  • 5 of 5

My granddaughters and i had the best stay ever. I never imagined such a beautiful location would be offered to us. The location was perfect and the owner, Jennifer was delightful to get to know. She was very accessible and helpful and i especially appreciated that she and her apartment is family friendly.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Flora, Thanks so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to work with you....we have to stay pen are so funny! Glad you and the girls had a great time. Hope to have you back or up to Tahoe with your family. All the best, Jennifer


Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Francisco International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Too many to list
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Pier 39
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nob Hill Cafe
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Baker Beach
Car: not necessary

Fitness Center (in Fairmont or Huntington Hotels), Wonderful New Spa and Pool in Huntington Hotel


Rates & Availability

From $200 Per night

Nob Hill Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
French Garden Flat
Feb 1 2015 - Jun 6 2015
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 14.0%
Notes 2nd floor Bay Window Flat $215 per night, $1,550 per week, $300 security deposit, 14% occupancy tax.

Top floor Two Story View Flat with private Roof Top Deck $350 per night, $400 security deposit, 14 % occupancy tax

Parking included with some vehicle restrictions with 2nd and top floor flats. Holiday rates may be higher. Check for rates.
1st payment-25% of rental plus sec dep within 2-7 depending on check in date. 2nd payment due 1 month before arrival. reservation less than 1 month away full amount is due.

We have had problems with credit cards and online bookings/payment. Personal checks with time to clear, wire transfers, bank checks and pay pal with fee. US$ I am the owner of the property and this is a real property.
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Nob Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin Cot available, Baby Cribs (1) Porta crib/play pen available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double sofa bed, double air mattress
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Classic San Francisco Edwardian, Built 1906 and a designated significant architectural resource by the San Francisco Planning Department.

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