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Large 1 BDRM in the BEST location, Near Union Sq, North Beach, Moscone Center.

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome


About the property

Stylish apt. on Nob Hill. Sleeps up to 3 ppl. Walk to attractions & conferences

Our stylish and comfortable apartment-home is a great starting point to explore our diverse city. Whether you are here for business or travel the location and comfort of our apartment will not disappoint. We are easy walking distance to downtown, Union Square, Financial District, Chinatown and North Beach plus many unique attractions people from all over the world come to visit. This popular and vibrant neighborhood awaits you, filled with cafes, restaurants, a full-service grocery store, pharmacy, bakery, parks and excellent public transportation by Cable Car or public bus, just one block away. The neighborhood is safe and will inspire you with the many views and attractions nearby.

The apartment is spacious for city standards and has a smart layout that gives our guests plenty of room to spread out and enjoy privacy and relaxation. Our apartment is stocked with making your stay comfortable without having to bring your entire home with you.

The apartment has all new linens, pillows and super plush towels for your comfort. The apartment is stocked with starter supplies (see below) and the kitchen is equipped for cooking meals. Free wireless internet and Apple TV are complimentary.

No detail is overlooked. Your apartment-home is stocked with;


? Iron and ironing board

? Hairdryer and various toiletries

? Local maps and guides

? Free wireless internet

? Apple TV (Netflix, HBO, PBS, ABC, Radio and more)

? Alarm clock and ipod docking station

? Pak n Play (cot) or futon for children, high chair, bedding and dishes.

Starter Supplies

? Garbage bags

? Dish soap

? Hand soap

? Bath soap

? Laundry detergent

? Paper towels, tin foil, plastic wrap

? Toilet paper

? Kleenex (tissue paper)

? Teas, condiments, cooking oil, coffee filters.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Kathy

Thank you for your inquiry. We look forward to hosting you during your stay. My staff and I are located less than one mile from the apartment and always here to help. During your booking process we will share our list of favorites and help point you in the right direction as needed to get the most out of your city-cation.

Kathy purchased this apartment in 1998

Why Kathy chose San Francisco

The location, plain and simple.

What makes this apartment unique

Every time I walk through the door of this apartment, I feel like it's my little piece of heaven in a BIG city.

Guestbook comments from the manager


Thank you for all your help and recommendations last weekend. My wife and I had an amazing 10th Anniversary trip to San Francisco. The apartment we rented from you was PERFECT. Perfect size, perfect location, clean, nicely arranged, and Mary was GREAT! She also made a few great recommendations as well.

We appreciate you renting this apartment to us. We will definitely look you up next time we come that direction. We have already shared our experience and your rental information from Homeaway to a few co-workers. I'd love to leave a review on HomeAway.

Thanks again!

Shawn P
Jun 2016
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Nob Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • We provide towels, soap, hair dryer and various toiletries.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Pak N Play or fold out futon for older child or adult.
  • TV/ DVD Player, Apple TV in both living room and bedroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • tennis
PARKING: A car is not necessary but if you do decide to rent one you have two options for parking: 1. Public Garages; 1-3 blocks from the apartment. They range $25-35 a day. 2. Free Street parking. Limited to 2 hours or metered during the day. Unlimited from 7PM-10 AM. This is a popular location. Finding a parking spot on the street is a challenge. Pricing and hours may vary for garages if a holiday or major events in San Francisco. Large SUV typically cost more to park.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Large 1 BDRM in the BEST location, Near Union Sq, North Beach, Moscone Center.
average rating of 4.634146 based on 43 reviews

Amazing San Francisco Getaway in Nob Hill!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot recommend this place highly enough--the owners were not only delightful to work with, but incredibly efficient! Everything from scheduling to check-out ran smoothly--this is definitely key to a relaxing getaway, especially when planning an inaugural trip to any city! I have spent time traveling the world for business and staying in apartments in big cities in Europe, Canada as well as the US and this is one of the best gems I've ever found.

Upon arrival, the owners met us on our timeframe and we quickly (efficiently!) exchanged keys and necessary information. They took me to see the apartment and I was so pleasantly surprised--it exceeded my expectations in most every way. I couldn't wait for my friend to park the car and see the place.

Because everyone loves succinct details and solid information, here are bullet points why we love this place!

Neighborhood charm and ease of accessability-Nob Hill is incredibly charming! All within walking distance: Nob Hill Cafe (great Italian!), best breakfast burrito, a few grocery marts within, The Huntington Hotel Bar, Grace Church, etc.

Apartment building- Charming building and homey (especially for an ex New Yorker!), quiet but not stuffy. A few families, a few single people--a good mix of pretty friendly folks.

The Apartment Layout- such a clean, spacious apartment--quite expansive for San Francisco! It's perfect for a couple, a small family or a few friends who want to have a space to really live in for a few days. You can enjoy music or TV in the living room while a friend naps in the bedroom.

The Apartment's Kitchen- what an incredible kitchen! Everything you need to cook a great dinner, enjoy appetizers before hitting the town or entertain. It's PERFECT!

The View from the bedroom balcony-we sit out on the small, but amazing balcony in the late afternoon enjoying wine, snacks and the view of San Francisco!

The owners provided wonderful recommendations and help in the few occasions that we inquired during our stay. I enjoyed working with them and appreciated the way they run their business. There is something to be said for honest, kind people who have incredible places to rent on Homeaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming place. Great location, clean and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

I would definitely stay here again. A must!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Okay but wouldn't rent again

  • 3 of 5

The location is good and the apartment is okay. Dated but comfortable. It was a major hassle to arrange payment, probably took 10-15 emails and calls from me and my EA. Massive pain. Additionally, no real TV, only limited streaming options with no local news/weather/etc...

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, we did go back and forth a few times on the payment instructions. And I welcome the opportunity to share how to book the apartment using HOMEAWAY's interface. If you, as a guest enter your credit card on Homeaway's site when requesting the reservation and I "accept" your reservations, Homeaway will charge you their fee for using the site. The payment is usually 10% of the rent. The payment collected is NOT the rental amount. I charge you directly by sending you an invoice through Paypal. It can be confusing and sometimes guests are concerned that they already paid for the deposit when I send the invoice. This is not the case and you can always login to your credit card company to confirm you weren't charged double for the rent. I'm sorry this was so confusing for you. As for the TV, we have APPLE TV with Netflix. This information is on the listing.
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  • 4 of 5

Great place!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in a perfect location. The place was clean and spacious and we'll equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Kathy was easy to communicate with and apartment was in a great location. Very well equipped. My husband and I will definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location but could use a good cleaning!!!

  • 2 of 5

The location for this apartment is incredible! Close to cable car, restaurants, groceries, etc.

That being said, I'm sad to say that the apartment could use a really good cleaning. The bed linens were stained and pillows had a funny smell. There's a lot of dust. The bathroom is small and the bath tub is dirty. I was hoping for a nice long hot bath after I ran the SF half marathon but there is absolutely no way I could enjoy that. Okay for a quick shower although water pressure is pretty weak and the water temperature changes without warning. Got a few hot hits that made me jump. Balcony is adorable. Kitchen is perfect for what you would need for a vacation although in such an amazing city with amazing restaurants, it's doubtful anyone would want to cook.

Communication with the owner was hit or miss. Sometimes I got an email right away, sometimes it took a couple times. Did not get any response to text messages.

First impression was the small rug at the entry way, really old and frayed. Kind of threw me off. Maybe not a priority but first impressions do count.

Towels were clean, a few toiletries provided.

Overall, great location, cute apartment, definitely getting the "living like locals" feeling. Just a good scrub down would do wonders!

Thanks for everything Kathy!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry to have read your email. It is very important to us that our guests have the best possible experience. I am however a little confused as you sent me a text the day after you checked in stating, "Good Morning Kathy! It's J & L staying at your apartment. Beautiful Place! Do you happen to know the schedule for the cable car to go to fisherman's wharf? After your departure I sent my house cleaners back to the apartment to inspect and access the cleaning and apartment. To my and their comfort they did not find "lots of dust" or a dirty tub as noted. I know my opinion doesn't matter as you are the paying guests but I can assure that cleanliness and aesthetics is something I take seriously. On a positive note my long time housekeeper and myself take your review to heart and always strive to do better. So, thank you. In regards to communication: I responded to your questions within a 12 hour time period, In most cases less than four hours. I apologize if I missed something. 1 ok? Sent from my iPhone On Jul 31, 2016, at 6:54 PM, Hi Lily, What time do you need? Kathy On Jul 31, 2016, at 6:12 PM, Kathy - what time do we have to check out tomorrow? Sent from my iPhone On Jul 29, 2016, at 11:49 AM, Thank you so much! Sent from my iPhone On Jul 29, 2016, at 12:54 PM, Lily, Try Equinox on market street or bay club at the Gateway. I recommend calling both before going. Kathy Sent from my iOffice On Jul 29, 2016, at 7:54 AM, Okay, one more. Is there a fitness center nearby? Sent from my iPhone On Jul 29, 2016, at 1:22 AM, Yes👍🏻 Sent from my iOffice On Jul 28, 2016, at 7:15 PM, Is there a hairdryer? Sent from my iPhone On Jul 28, 2016, at 10:23 AM, Lily, Sorry, no blender. Kathy Sent from my iOffice On Jul 28, 2016, at 8:14 AM, Thank you so much Kathy! Looking forward to it! One quick question - is there a blender in the apartment? Lily Sent from my iPhone
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Rates & Availability

Nob Hill Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Oct 29 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95

IMPORTANT: We do not collect payments through HOMEAWAY. All payments are processed through PAYPAL. We do not charge fees for using PAYPAL.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square
North Beach
Ferry Building Marketplace
Cable Car Museum
Grace Cathedral
Moscone Center
Yerba Buena Ice Skating & Bowling Center
Hyde Street Pier
Hyde Street Cable Car
Aquarium of the Bay
Brick-Walled Loft Near Ball Park
Nearest Airport
15.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
You can pratically skip to one!
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Presidio Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HIGHWAY 1, 101, 80, Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Closer than you think. You're in the heart of it!
Nearest Ski
400 Miles
3.5 hours by car
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Aquatic Park, Marina
Car: not necessary

Located on Nob Hill proper just blocks from the following:

1. Historic Cable Cars: 1 block

2. Restaurants & Cafes (several on the same street in neighborhood), Groceries (closets at end of street or large-full service grocery store & pharmacy-6 blocks away).

3. Chinatown: 3 Blocks

4. North Beach: 6 Blocks

5. Russian Hill-Polk Street Corridor: 5 Blocks

6. Downtown Union Square-(Shopping) and the Financial District: 6 Blocks

7. Museums (SFMOMA, Contemporary Jewish Museum, Yerba Buena Center): 14 Blocks

8. Ferry Building: 12 Blocks

9. Grace Cathedral: 1 Block

10. Moscone Center: 15 Blocks(Door-to-door). 5 min taxi ride.

11. Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39: 14-17 Blocks

12. Exploritorium (Great Kids Museum)

13. Marina Green (America's Cup Spectator Viewing): 22 Blocks

Getting around the city to tourist attractions, nightlife and restaurants is easy and convenient from this location. Major bus lines are located two blocks away, cable car at the end of the block and taxis at your doorstep and on the main thorough fare (California Street-Just 2 blocks away). The neighborhood is safe and walking is recommended to see some of the most spectacular views from this location. If you are a business traveler we are located 6-9 blocks to Union Square, Financial District and an easy walk or 5 min taxi ride to Moscone Center.


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