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Spectacular Telegraph Hill 3br Penthouse with Private Deck

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


North Beach Apartment Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom Penthouse with amazing views and deck


If you are looking last moment, please feel free to call me (AFTER you send me an email) as we aren't always immediately responsive to email.

Luxury 3 Bedroom 3 level penthouse (definition of penthouse: an apartment on the top floor of a tall building, typically luxuriously fitted and offering fine views). We are not on a "tall" building, but we are top 2 floors and roof deck with tremendous views of much of north beach, the bay near the Gate. Please see photos for views.

The perfect location for an intimate getaway with friends or family, this pad has 1 Master bed with a crazy big king, 65' TV, steam shower and spa tub. The other two bedrooms are queen beds, each with a private bath and one with its own kitchen dining nook and a separate sitting area. There is a chef's kitchen, keyless entry, fireplace and an awesome seating / entertaining area.

Outdoor deck is 1,000 sq ft. with 360° city and bay views. Entire apartment is approximately 2,400 sq ft. of interior space, high ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, panoramic views in every room; views of: Golden Gate Bridge, Russian Hill, Transamerica pyramid, Coit tower, Chinatown, Historic North Beach and Piers along Embarcadero.

This place is nestled up a quiet walking street in the heart of San Francisco's most iconic neighborhood.

Parking for up to 2 small to mid-sized cars is available for $20 a night each but needs to be requested at time of booking.

We hope you will enjoy your stay at our apartment, leave your heart in San Francisco and come back again soon!

Pets are open to discussion...

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Tommy Payne
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, mandarin, Mandarin
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016
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About Tommy Payne

Michelle is from Taiwan and works in Commercial Insurance in downtown SF.

Tommy is from Colorado and works in Technology in Soma.

We have two Labrador Retrievers (who do not live on the property) and feel very fortunate to be living in San Francisco!

We travel to Asia a couple times a year and try to spend time with my family in Colorado and Arizona.

Tommy Payne purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Tommy Payne chose San Francisco

Its a spectacular property on Telegraph Hill. Amazing views, well appointed and close to wherever you want to be in San Francisco.

Why NOT this property? there is no elevator and a fair number of stairs. Just fair warning, if you have health problems or are elderly, you might look elsewhere.

What makes this apartment unique

Views, wonderful social living space and fantastic deck.


based on 14 traveler reviews

Spectacular Telegraph Hill 3br Penthouse with Private Deck
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews


  • 4 of 5

This apartment is beautiful; has magnificent views of the bay, Coit Tower and the city; and is in a wonderful location. The kitchen is very well equipped and there are plenty of towels and amenities like shampoos and body lotion. The configuration consists of 3 floors with the master bedroom and large second bedroom on the first floor; kitchen, living area and the third bedroom on the second floor; and private deck on the third floor. This lay out is helpful with regards to noise, since you can't hear much from one floor to the next.

The biggest surprise for all of us and a significant downside for my husband who has sciatica is that you need to climb 60 steps to get to the kitchen and living room on the second floor from the sidewalk outside. There are another 10 or more steps to reach the private deck.

If you, your family and guests can manage all these stairs, this apartment is a great place to stay while in San Francisco.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great views of the City - Unit needed some attention

  • 4 of 5

The view from the roof is awesome. Enjoyed the art work and the unit is well appointed. The guest before us broke a large window in the front room. Upon checking-in Sunday I was told the window would be patched by the house cleaners and the window would be addressed on Monday. That did not happen. When we chilled in the front room to watch Monday night football we chilled. Note: parking is not suited to a large car, SUV or Truck. Would I stay again? Yes. The view Trumps the window.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented Tommy's penthouse for a family vacation with our 4 adult kids and a two son-in-laws. The layout of the place was great, plenty of space and privacy for all and comfortable spaces for convening and enjoying the view - the rooftop deck and living room/kitchen area. The location is great - lots going on for those who like to get out in North Beach and beyond. We could walk just about everywhere we wanted to go and used Uber and Lyft when distance or time prohibited us from walking. The space is nicely decorated and has interesting art work. The kitchen is very well stocked (which I have found to be a problem in some rentals); no complaints at all - plenty of dishes and utensils as well as high end appliances. Tommy was easy to deal with, he was responsive and accommodated our early arrival from the east coast. I would highly recommend this spot!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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OMG!! Such a lovely penthouse.....

  • 5 of 5

I would agree with all other reviewers who had stayed at the penthouse!! This place is fantastic, everything was perfect and it was everything that I had hoped it would be. Especially the roof top deck, incredible view of the city, we were able to spend both days up there, enjoyed the weather and the view. Great location, we were able to walk just about everywhere we wanted to go. Thank you Tommy for letting us stayed at your wonderful place and it was definitely a most memorable weekend for all of us.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best spot in San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to experience the SF life outside of a hotel room. This property is located walking distance from many top restaurants, Washington Square, and Coit Tower. The location is excellent! The views from the main level and the deck made the experience over the top! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Telegraph Hill Penthouse

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing apartment - everything was exactly as the photos showed and described. Panoramic views of the area, the bay and the bridge. We enjoyed the rooftop deck (with the gas heaters to warm us), the bedrooms and beds were spacious and very comfortable. We just loved this apartment and would relish the opportunity to return during the summer. Thanks so much.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
lincoln park
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
280 / 101
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Crissy Field
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

North Beach Apartment Rental Rates

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fall / winter
Oct 31 2016 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Housekeeping $180
Refundable damage deposit $3,000
Tax Rate 14.0%

Rates are subject to change until booked.

Base rate is for 2 people. +$200 for 3-4 people, +$400 for 4-8 people.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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North Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Steam Shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Off the main living area
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 double , Kitchen and sofa bed
  • Master has huge King size bed, 65' flatscreen, steam shower and spa tub
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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