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Castro Area Accommodations in San Francisco Victorian, Great Location

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Bedroom with Queen Bed, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2; additional bed available @ extra cost)

Located in a Queen Anne Victorian built in 1889 (freshly painted in 2017) in the heart of San Francisco, this location is a perfect setting for exploring the City.

"SAN FRANCISCO SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL RENTAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: STR-0000674

Possession of a San Francisco Short-Term Rental Registration Certificate certifies that the registration certificate holder has agreed to comply with the terms of the San Francisco Short-Term Residential Rental Ordinance (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 41A). This ordinance toes not require an inspection of the unit by the City for potential Building, Housing, Fire, or other Code violations."

The preceding language is provided by the City and County of San Francisco and is required to be displayed here.

Visitors without cars will find a wide range of transportation options: all MUNI train lines are within a couple blocks, including the Historic F line which travels down Market Street to Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, farmer's markets, shopping, museums and more. For travelers wanting to visit Union Street, the Marina and Presidio MUNI bus service is available on the same block; the same bus runs through the Castro and Noe Valley in the other direction. Even traveling to and from the airport is just one train connection away. Rental cars are available from several ZipCar locations within a couple blocks. Cars are discouraged; save money and hassle but not having a car in San Francisco. The clean bedroom with private bath is located in a historic Queen Anne Victorian in the Duboce Triangle neighborhood with a wrought iron gate.

A Comfortable Place in a Great Location: This studio has its own exterior entrance. This studio features a comfortable queen size bed, designer sheets, a separate, private bath and separate area for coffee, microwave and supplies and a fireplace. An additional twin bed is available for an additional fee. Stroll to nearby outdoor cafes, a French bistro, a wide range of diverse bars and dance clubs, the historic Castro Theater, the historic Mission Dolores and much more.

Amenities: Your hosts will welcome you with an initial setup of fresh linens and towels and coffee, and are happy to direct you to all of the wonderful amenities San Francisco has to offer. Your hosts both speak English, and one speaks German (Deutsch), and the other speaks Mandarin and Taiwanese.

More Details

Owner
Laurence Chang
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, mandarin, and taiwanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

About Laurence Chang

A trained hospitality and restaurant professional, the owner lives in the same building.

Laurence Chang purchased this studio in 2004

Why Laurence Chang chose San Francisco

This building is located in the very heart of San Francisco, with access to great transportation all over the city and much to do within walking distance. The neighborhood is safe, pedestrian-friendly and public transportation options are abundant.

What makes this studio unique

This Queen Anne Victorian is located on a street lined by old Magnolia trees. The Castro district, restaurants, shops, parks all surround this location.

Amenities

Duboce Triangle Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Fully tiled, with slate floors.
  • Each guest is provided with a full set of towels (bath and hand towels and washcloths), soap, shampoo, conditioner and bathroom tissue are provided. The large tub is jetted - enjoy a nice hot bubble bath!
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Additional accommodations available upon request.
  • You will be welcomed with a freshly made and comfortable bed with nice designer sheets and six large pillows. The queen bed has two nightstands, reading lights, an alarm clock. A luggage rack is provided and a large wardrobe is available for hanging clothes. There is a fireplace, a table with chairs for working or eating, there is a comfortable seating area for reading, relaxing or watching TV. The TV is equipped with high definition cable and movies on demand. An additional single bed is available for an additional charge.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking permitted outdoors in gated courtyard, but not in building. The building has a secure, wrought iron gate and the studio has its own ground floor entrance. Public transportation (street cars and subway) to downtown, museums, Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf is located one block away. Rental car facility also located one block away. Weekly Farmer's Market one block down the hill on Noe Street, every Wednesday (March to December). The owners live in the building and are readily available to address questions or concerns, provide recommendations or directions... but otherwise leave renters to enjoy their privacy.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(132 traveler reviews)

Castro Area Accommodations in San Francisco Victorian, Great Location
average rating of 4.8257575 based on 132 reviews
5

Great Location -- Great Getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

A very nice room with a great location close to all things San Francisco. The room was comfortable and cozy and best of all quiet!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just like living in the neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this charming studio apartment with this great location

just a block from the heart of the Castro district. The apartment is on the street floor and

has a small garden in front with table and chairs, perfect for morning coffee or late afternoon wine. The kitchen is small was has everything you need for a short stay, stocked with such

cooking items as olive oil and various spices, a good coffee maker, small refrigerator, etc.

The bed was extremely comfortable and the place overall very pleasant, good colors and very clean. It is a good value and we recommend it wholeheartedly.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beijing, China
5

A True Gem!

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic studio apartment! It's immaculately clean, beautifully furnished, and extremely comfortable. The location is great, fast and easy to get downtown on public transportation. It's a short walk to shops, restaurants, banks, drugstores, and a movie theater. The owners are cordial, and respond quickly to questions and requests. Nick, one of the owners, helped me extend my stay twice. I was so happy and comfortable I didn't want to leave! I'll definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fayetteville, NC
5

Best VRBO in San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at the apartment on Castro and we love it. The apartment is always spotless, large bathroom with a great shower. The kitchen is the perfect size for cooking a small meal on your own or simply heating up leftovers.

The apartment is centrally located to everything. Walk down the hill on Castro and you're in the heart of the city. Walk down 16th Street and you're on Market Street.

The landlords are very responsive and accommodating. If you need anything or have questions - simply text or email them.

This has now become our 'go to' VRBO when we come to San Francisco.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, clean and exactly like the photos!

  • 5 of 5

Laurence and Nick were great hosts, checking in with us several times during our week long stay in San Francisco. The apartment was clean, the bed comfortable and in a great location. We were there to visit family and are familiar with the area, but if we had needed tips, there was a detailed notebook with lots of ideas for restaurants and sightseeing as well as transportation. The online description and photos are an accurate representation of the well maintained and lovely property. We will definitely stay there again on a future trip!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Cozy and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't be more pleased with our accommodations while visiting the awesome city of San Francisco. The rental was conveniently located for all of our excursions, the room was beautiful and fit our needs completely and our hosts were gracious and helpful. We had the utmost of privacy while knowing we were being looked after. Helpful insights about the neighborhood and the city beyond were shared with us. We ate at amazing restaurants at our hosts' recommendations, too. We will definitely stay at the beautiful Castro Home again on our next visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Duboce Triangle Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall/Winter/Summer 2016/17
Nov 1 2016 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,050
$3,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

Short Term Rental Regulations in San Francisco require us to collect and remit the 14% Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT).
Request a customized quote if you want:
- 5% discount offered for rental pre-paid at booking, at least 60 days prior to check in.
- Additional bed, bedding and initial towel set up for 3rd person for $25 per night.
Be sure to ask for information about parking options if you plan on driving; even if you plan to drive in California, consider not keeping a rental car during the San Francisco portion of your trip as you will find that much of what you want to visit is either walkable or accessible with safe, reliable, convenient public transportation. Parking is NOT provided.

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Map

Nearest Airport
14.8 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Cafe Flore and many others
Nearest Ferry
3.4 Miles
San Francisco Ferry Building
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Castro Street MUNI Station
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Cafe Flore, Catch, L'Ardoise Bistro
Nearest Ski
201 Miles
Lake Tahoe area resorts (ie Heavenly Ski Resort)
Nearest Beach
4.4 Miles
Ocean Beach
Car: not necessary

Located on a Magnolia tree lined residential street just north of San Francisco's famous Castro District. This quiet residential neighborhood is safe and walkable with nice restaurants and shops. And across Market Street is the historic Castro Street theater, restaurants, bars and shops. One block away is our weekly Farmer's Market (seasonal). Located within blocks of ALL San Francisco MUNI light rail lines and the historic F line which features historic street cars from around the world and is a fantastic way to travel to Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf and more. You won't need a car! See the map - look how many parks are located nearby. Hike? Play tennis? There are a number of tennis courts nearby - play tennis surrounded by redwoods and views of the Golden Gate and San Francisco Bay. Or walk a few blocks down 16th Street to Mission Dolores which is where San Francisco was founded. VIsit the historic wooden church which still holds services in German. Dine outside and enjoy the California sun.

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