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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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 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 -
(138 traveler reviews)

Castro Area Accommodations in San Francisco Victorian, Great Location
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 138 reviews
Simi Valley, California
5

Fantastic, Affordable Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time that we stayed at this HomeAway location, and it was fantastic. Exceptionally clean, private, quiet, roomy, it was simply perfect for our "get-away" vacation. The hosts (Laurence and Nick) were very friendly, timely with all their communications and they provided excellent instructions for finding the location. The room has lots of information regarding the local neighborhood and various dining options as well as information regarding the San Francisco/Bay area and the hosts are readily available to answer questions as well. The location of this apartment is great as it is just a block and a half from the Castro MUNI station (K, L, M lines), easy walking distance to the Muni N line and the 24 bus (giving you an easy way to get to Golden Gate Park or Haight/Ashbury) stops right out in front of the location. It is very easy to take BART from SFO into the city and transfer to MUNI to get to the apartment, no need to mess with ride sharing or taxi! Zip cars are available at Castro and Market should you want to get out of the city for a day. There are great restaurants in the area in all price ranges. The apartment has a nice kitchenette that is appropriately stocked should you wish to cook. We definitely plan to stay here on our next trip to San Francisco and we could not recommend it highly enough for your consideration. You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great property for 1-2 people, very convenient.

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with our stay at Laurence & Nick's property. About 2 blocks to Market Street and the F line, lots of restaurants and shops nearby. The apartment is exactly how it's described, clean and comfortable. The kitchen is tiny, that would make more of a difference if staying longer. There was lots of information in the apartment on things to do nearby and all over the city. This was a very reasonable price and I would stay here again, the area was great.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

From booking to checking out, everything went just the way it was supposed to with no surprises. Nick and Lawrence had the apartment stocked with everything we might need, from shampoos to iron to a corkscrew. We loved sitting in the courtyard drinking a glass of wine and even enjoyed the one afternoon and evening it rained because we could curl up and enjoy the fire.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything was just as promised. The apartment was comfortable and had everything that we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Checking in was so convenient. The information left by the host was very helpful. We loved the location! We would definitely rent this again.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is in a wonderful location. The neighborhood has amazing restaurants, is close to parks, and fun to explore. It is also easy to get to from the airport on the Bart system, and close to many ways to access the Muni and go all over San Francisco. The owners were gracious hosts, very responsive to questions, and accommodated our travel schedule. The apartment was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The bath could use a little updating and there was street noise, but a pair of earplugs made it a non-issue for me and it didn't bother my daughter. The fast internet was very much appreciated. Overall a great home base for a great trip. I would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So cute - wouldn't stay anywhere else!

  • 5 of 5

So much better if an experience than hotels! You get to experience the culture of SF like a local would. Laurence was so helpful and accommodation to travel schedules. Stay here!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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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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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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