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Mike & Amy

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Perfect Vacation Location. Bay View, Cable Car in Front.

68 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

San Francisco Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Best location for your visit to San Francisco. Enjoy the convenience of an easy walk to Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, the theater District, or just simply take the Cable Car.

This is the ideal place to have the quintessential experience of living like a local in San Francisco. Have a nice cup of coffee in the morning with the Cable Car bell sound outside your window. Explore the many famous sites around the city, then come home to a quiet evening. The use of 2 transit cards are included to make exploring the city easier.

The flat is located on the 3rd floor of a 4 story building. The bedroom has a wonderful bay and Bay Bridge view. You will have a great night of sleep on the queen sized bed with 800 thread count sheets.

The living room is next to the bedroom, with the option of pocket doors to separate the rooms. Enjoy sitting on the comfortable couch by day and convert it into a queen sized bed by night. The living room is also furnished with a beautiful dining table and chairs, as well as a 40' flat screen.

The kitchen is stocked with cooking pots, pans and utensils, as well as basic spices.

The full bathroom has a shower over tub.

Keywords: Flat with a view,

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mike & Amy (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Mike & Amy

I love San Francisco. I grew up here. I enjoy taking a bike ride or run, and eating at our great local restaurants.

Mike & Amy purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Mike & Amy chose San Francisco

It is centrally located. You can walk every where, or take public transit. Our world famous cable car is just right outside of the building.

What makes this apartment unique

Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf, Financial District are all within an easy 20 minutes walk, or take the Cable Car.

Reviews

4.7
based on 68 traveler reviews

Perfect Vacation Location. Bay View, Cable Car in Front.
average rating of 4.6764708 based on 68 reviews
4

Great apartment & location to get around city

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and functional apartment with good location to get around the city. Providing public transportation passes was a great help. Would have liked to have a coffee maker, but there was local cafe about a block away. Would've also liked a second comfortable seating option besides the couch (recliner, rocking chair). But overall it is a good stay option for a week in San Francisco. To

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Middletown CT
5

Location, Location, Location!

  • 5 of 5

The location of this condo could not have been better. We were next to Chinatown, all the restaurants on Hyde Street and half way between between Fisherman's Wharf and Market Street. From the bedroom window you can watch the sunrise in the morning over the mountains and at night the light show of the Oakland Bridge. The condo was very clean and had everything for your stay, much better than staying in a hotel room for the week. Mike was there to greet us when we arrived from the airport and help with our luggage. He had a map and list of restaurants he recommended, and the ones we tried were very good. The best part of the rental were the Muni passes, we were able to go anywhere in the city by bus or trolley for free. We will be looking forward to staying there again the next time we are in San Fran. Thanks Mike and Amy.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

The appartment met all our wishes, it was clean and the kitchen was well equipped. The view to the bridge is lovely!!

Many Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melrose, FL
5

Excellent location and property!!!

  • 5 of 5

For perspective, we were traveling with two older children. The location of the property is excellent. It is on Mason St which has a cable car running, even late. I thought the soft sound of a rumbling cable car really added to the ambience as did the view which shows a portion of the Bay St Bridge. Mason St was a little 'vanilla', not crazy busy with noise (the aforementioned cable cars weren't terribly loud) and there weren't thousands of people walking by (such as on Powell St one block away). I thought Mason St was awesome for this reason. Close to the action but not too close. Getting to Powell St one block away, and you've really into Chinatown. A little farther, and you're into Little Italy (and several excellent restaurants). Chinatown/Italy were both within walking distance which, I should point out, takes into consideration San Francisco topography. In short, the hills up or down into the heart of Chinatown/Italy aren't so crazy/numerous that they can't be done unless there is physical handicap.

The property is about 30 steps from a little Chinese grocery (C &Z) which carries eggs, milk and other essentials if needed. The Cable Car Museum is a block away. The museum is neat, takes about 30 minutes, but it's on a lot of maps so it serves as an excellent reference point when you're trying to find where you're staying when looking at the sight-seeing maps.

The property is reasonably close to the Old St Mary's Cathedral (it partially survived the 1906 earthquake/fire) which has interesting photos of the cathedral after quake/fire. So if you're Catholic, the Cathedral is relatively close if going to Mass. If not, no problem, there is historic value to the building which is worth checking out. This was the first place I've ever seen services done in Cantonese, very cool!

The property is excellent. Very clean and safe, and the neighborhood was very safe. I felt comfortable walking with my 12 year old daughter around the block, watching the elderly jog or exercise in the nearest park. I didn't hear a siren the entire time we were there. The property amenities were more than adequate, and the owners were great. The property instructions were superb. I strongly recommend reading them upon arrival. Sleeping involved a regular bed with bridge view and a 'pull out' couch. Both were great. I slept in both. The pull out is heavy, needs two people. If I come back to SF, definitely want to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amaizing place!

  • 5 of 5

Great appartment with lots of space and all you need ! We were a family of four with two young children and we were very confortable. Mike is a great host and he let us two transit cards wich was very appreciated to visit the city. The location was great and the view from the bedroom is great!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and big comfy room

  • 5 of 5

We had a great one week stay in San Francisco. The location was perfect with the cable cars right at the corner of the street for us to hop on. The owner Mike provided us the usage of two Muni passes which saved us money each time we rode the cable cars and buses; it allowed us free transportion and we were able to explore San Francisco with ease. The location is great it's close to Chinatown and little Italy and great coffee shops which we practically visited everyday. The room we stayed in was spacious condo which allowed us to feel more at home than a stay in a small room in a hotel. It was great that we had our own washer and dryer which allowed us to have clean clothes after the rain in San Francisco. We will definitely miss our stay at this location it was great to getup in the morning and see the Bay bridge and hear the cable cars go by. Mike was great to deal with, he answered any questions we had and also was allowed us to stay a little later after checkout because we had a late flight home, we greatly appreciate his kindness. We would definitely come back next time we are in San Francisco and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nob Hill Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring and Summer
Apr 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$195
$5,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$165
$4,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Tax Rate 14.0%

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Amenities

San Francisco Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
free use of 2 transit passes while visiting. (good for all public transit in San Francisco, including Cable Car.)

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