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Speaks: english

Centrally Located Jewelbox - Wifi + Cable + Washer/Dryer Near underground muni.

51 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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The Castro Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Junior 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3

Indulge yourself in this gorgeous newly remodeled home. Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave oven, state of the art induction range. Quartz counter-top. Hardwood floors through out. Recessed lighting.

For immediate service, use the 'Book it Now' box on the right.

For sleeping arrangement, this unit has a California King Bed + futon.

55'' LCD with Cable, Streaming Netflix, DVD.

Built-in speaker system. Supremely comfortable bed, down comforters, cotton linen, Persian rugs.

Gorgeous bay windows. Sound proof windows make this apartment very quiet.

Lots of stairs to reach this rental. No Air Conditioning, No elevator. No pets. No smoking! San Francisco law prohibits smoking anywhere near the building!

The availability is accurate, and is on first come first serve basis.

92+ Walkscore: Surrounded by lots of restaurants, gourmet coffee shops, organic grocery stores, shopping.

It is just a few blocks to the Castro Station underground for easy access to the Ferry building, Fisherman's wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, Financial district, SOMA, South Beach.

My favorite restaurants in the area:

Lark, L'ardoise, Frances, Anchor Oyster Bar, Catch, Thai Express, Thai Chef, Brandy Ho's, Osaka.

Coffee Shops in the area: Peets, Starbucks, Spike's.

Banks: Wellsfargo, B of A, Citi, US Bank.

Grocery Stores: Buffalo, Mollie Stone's.

Drugstore: Walgreens

Dessert/Cafe: Tartine @ 18th and Guerrero.

Fisherman's Wharf, Ferry Building, Union Square,: To Fisherman's Wharf - Take F train at Castro and Market

To Union Square, Ferry Building, Chinatown, ATT ballpark - Take underground train K,L,M,T,S

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jack (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About Jack

Long time San Francisco resident. Please don't hesitate to ask me about San Francisco.

Jack purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Jack chose San Francisco

A+ Central location. Mix with locals. My favorite restaurants in the area:

Frances, L'Ardoise, Anchor Oyster, Kitchen Story for breakfast.

What makes this apartment unique

This rental has coded keyless entry. The keycodes expire automatically after your stay. No need to worry about our office hours. Check in at your leisure. For your peace of mind, the property is also equipped with securities cameras.


based on 51 traveler reviews

Centrally Located Jewelbox - Wifi + Cable + Washer/Dryer Near underground muni.
average rating of 4.8627453 based on 51 reviews

Beautiful, clean, and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Our experience couldn't have been better. First, this apartment was beautiful. It was spotless. Linens were all very nice. Great location. Washer and dryer were so nice to have. Best of all, the proprietor - Jack responded to all of our inquires almost instantly. You don't get that kind of service at any hotel. Thanks for making our San Fran stay so great!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly as advertised. OK, there were more cut flowers in the photos but we weren't expecting that!

  • 4 of 5

The unit was very comfortable and exactly what we needed. In the end we didn't use the kitchen at all. Too many choices in the neighbourhood for a nice breakfast (and we weren't planning on cooking big meals). The information provided answered most questions before we could even ask them. Google provided the rest.

We LOVED the location and spent lots of time exploring but it was also a breeze to get anywhere we wanted to go.

The building was really quiet. The unit was very clean and well-stocked with various supplies.

Only quibbles? Towel hooks! Only 2 in the entire bathroom. Even 2 more would be very useful.

And a mirror. Nothing but the medicine cabinet in the bathroom. Found myself trying to improvise with the reflection off the television.

Overall? Very happy we chose to stay there.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfort, convenient and colorful!

  • 5 of 5

Most impressive aside from the comfort of this flat, was the consistent and rapid response to my inquiries or questions of the owner. Usually, within the hour I would hear back from Jack, which promotes a sense of security when traveling in a new city. We found everything we needed including nice neighbors (when I locked myself out at one point), close transportation to major city sites and a great market within walking distance. The only small items missing were a colander for draining the pasta and maybe a standing towel rack for use after showers, which might be placed in the small room/closet with the desk. The kitchen is very well appointed and has the latest model appliances. The beds and linens were lovely and the instructions for use of everything, very clear.

Thank you,


  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, Comfortable, and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My family thoroughly enjoyed staying in this place! The location is a 5-10 minute walk from the main area of Castro District, where there are plenty of restaurants and bars. Nearby that area is a MUNI underground subway station, which is also a 5-10 minute walk. The location is extremely convenient and easily accesses the rest of the city. The apartment itself is on a quiet street, not disturbed by any street noise. The photos of the apartment's interior are completely accurate, and the room is even more impressive in person. It is extremely clean and tidy, and the bed is large and comfortable. Despite the large size of the bed, there is still plenty of room to walk around in the apartment. The shower is incredibly relaxing and the bathroom is very clean. The kitchen area is stocked very well with utensils and cookware. Despite being located on the third floor, it is a very easy walk up the spacious stairs. I would happily book this place again for my family to stay at.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Beautifully decorated; Great location

  • 4 of 5

The Jewelbox is very tastefully decorated and comfortable. The pictures capture it well and the addition of a sofa in front of the windows is a great option for sitting or reading other than the bed. Location is perfect---not too hilly and close enough to walk to restaurants and shopping but far enough to be quiet. The storm windows make for great noise insulation but not so great for fresh air to cool the room off at night. It cools off very nicely by morning but pretty stuffy and warm coming in after a day of sightseeing. Jack was very responsive to questions and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that information. Since we're on the 3rd floor, I often leave the front windows slightly open for ventilation even when I'm not there.
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Central Location!...Great Accomodations!!!...Fabulous Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in the Castro District was a wonderful experience!!....Our accommodations were perfect and Jack's place has everything you need for your stay!

We didn't have a car and used Lyft for everything which was such a convenience and ended up being a savings as Lyft offers financial incentives to get you signed up ($50 off the first 10 rides). We found Café Mystique at 464 Castro St which prepared excellent breakfast we visited them 3 times as they were just a short walk away. Mollie Stone's Grocery is also a short walk if you need to stock up on snacks, wine, cheese, etc. Communication with Jack was great and we had no problems with anything in the unit. Bathroom and kitchen facilities were practically brand new. Washer/Dryer was a great help!

When we come back to visit San Francisco again, we will make sure that this unit is of prime consideration.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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"One Michelin star restaurant. Advanced reservation required."
Anchor Oyster Bar & Seafood Market
"Great seafood. No reservations - Often long lines. Get the Caesar Salad."
"Hip Bar - Get Dark and Stormy."
L'ardoise Bistro
"Great neighborhood French restaurant. Friendly French staff. Practice your French at home fi..."
Thai Chef
"One of my favorite Thai places in the neighborhood."
Cafe Flore
"Casual Coffee Shop. Self Serve Food. People watching."
Firewood Cafe
"Pizza, Roast Chicken, Shrimp Ravioli. Self Serve."
"Nice seafood spot. Great for people watching. Full bar."
Blackbird Bar
"Nice neighborhood bar."
Mollie Stone's Markets
"Organics - Boutique Market."
Toad Hall Bar
"Happy hour drinks."
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Castro Station

Located in the heart of San Francisco. This location is perfect for exploring the city. Visitors without cars will find a wide range of transportation options.

San Francisco Muni Lines- underground to Bart, East Bay, downtown, union square, China town, financial district, fisherman's wharf, zoo, is just a few blocks away at Castro and Market St. Bus 24 can take you from Pacific Heights to Noe Valley and beyond. Zip rental cars have several locations near by. Car owners can park on the street or reserve a spot in the building at a nominal fee.

It is located within blocks to the very commercial Castro Center at 18th and Castro, but it is far enough to avoid all the heavy noise and traffic.

Take the K,L,M lines to Union Square, Ferry Building, or Moscone Center.

Take the F train to Fisherman's Wharf.

Other Activities: Farmer's market Wednesdays 4:00-8:00PM near Market St and Noe St.


Rates & Availability

The Castro Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dreamforce 2016
Oct 3 2016 - Oct 7 2016
3 night minimum stay
Oct 23 2016 - Oct 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
JP Morgan
Jan 8 2017 - Jan 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 21 2017 - Jul 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Nov 6 2017 - Nov 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 16.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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The Castro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Marble lined bathroom with bathtub. In-unit laundry facilities. Soap, shampoo, hair dryer are provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Supremely comfortable California King Bed with luxury cottone sheets and fluffy pillows. Alarm clock, two night stands, bench. Gorgeous antique bombe chest. Complimenary Wifi, Broadband Internet, 55'LCD TV with Netflix Streaming. DVD player. There is also a separate den with a built-in desk perfect for working while your partner is in the other room. Originally used as junior one bedroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
Cable TV, complimentary WIFI and Broadband, Netflix Streaming, Stereo System.

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