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Property summary
Address Castro St, 94114 San Francisco, United States
Property type Private room
Property ID 2HO27PRL
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This property is managed by Laurence. Laurence will arrange to give you the key to the property upon arrival.
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Acceptance rate 97%
Response time A few hours
Calendar updated 4 days ago
Located in the heart of San Francisco, in a residential neighborhood of tree lined streets known as Duboce Triangle close to "the Castro", this comfortable private room is located on the second floor of a traditional San Francisco Victorian building. Free high speed Wi-Fi is available, and the hosts are able to answer any questions on transport or tourism within the area.

Boasting hardwood floors and period architectural detail, the property boasts an authentic charm. The cosy room is tastefully decorated and features a comfortable queen-size bed, a spacious closet and a high definition TV with a broad array of cable channels.

The room is also equipped with a refrigerator, hair dryer and a writing desk. Guests can enjoy the convenience of a Keurig brand coffee/tea machine with an assortment of coffee and teas to choose from. The en suite bathroom includes a fully tiled walk-in shower with slate floors (but not a bathtub).

The surrounding area offers a variety of outdoor cafes, diverse bars and historical attractions just a short stroll from the house. The famous Castro Theatre is just a 2-minute walk away, and the Randall Museum can be reached within less than a 15-minute walk. Subways and historic street cars are a block away providing easy access to (and easy retreat from) the CIty's tourist attractions and downtown. Public transportation is a key attraction of our location and a car is definitely not needed.

Interested in booking? Please use the Wimdu messaging system to introduce yourself and to address any questions or concerns you may have before submitting a booking request. We are happy to respond questions or concerns. All our bookings for this accommodation are handled through the Wimdu system so our availability calendar is always up-to-date.
House rules
Our rates include a 14% Transient Occupancy Tax which we will remit to the City and County of San Francisco.
A refundable security deposit of $200 is required in cash or by credit card on check-in.
Rates quoted by Wimdu will include room rate, cleaning fee, but will no include the refundable security (damage) deposit).
Smoking is permitted in the outdoor courtyard, but strictly prohibited in the house.
Guests should be considerate of the neighbours and keep noise to a minimum.
No illegal activities. Hosts live in the same building.
The helpful hosts are happy to provide advice on recreation and travel within the area, on request, but will otherwise leave you to enjoy your privacy.
The hosts speak English, German, Mandarin and Taiwanese.

Weekly rate for up to 2 guests $ 917 US
Monthly rate for up to 2 guests $ 3110 US
Price for > 2 guests $ 31 US per guest/night extra
Maximum nights 11 months
Check-in after 3 PM
Check-in before On arrangement
Check-out before Noon
Cancellation Policy Flexible
Available for check–in
Reviews of this property
August 2015
8 Very good

Perfect room for a stay in San Francisco in the Castro neigborhood, where finding a place to eat or drink is never difficult . Clean and tastefully decorated room, in a beautiful house; most helpful hosts (Laurence and Nick), who are available when you need them, but don't interfere with your activities if this isn't needed. Some outside noise, but acceptable.

November 2014
10 Excellent

Great to spend 7 days there. Clean and big room.

November 2014
10 Excellent

Nick and Laurence’s place in Castro Street is a gorgeous place to spend very comfortable and happy days in SFO. The Victorian style house is situated in a quiet street, just a 5 minute walk away from market street, SFOs main artery. You’ll find nice restaurants (never miss the Burger in Orphan Andy’s or the Superburrito in the Mexican Cantina Zappa in 18th street!), grocery stores and, proceeding further into Castro, a very vivid, exciting neighborhood. The house is simply outstandingly clean, tastefully furnished and calm. The guest room upstairs offers a very comfortable (at least) queen size bed and a private bathroom all for yourself. We found everything in perfect order and again: very clean and proper! The hosts offer you small luxuries such as free coffee and tea from a Keurig machine, ample information material and even reloadable muni passes during your stay. Wow! Unfortunately we hadn’t the chance to meet Nick. Laurence however proved to be the perfect host, very friendly and charming, respectful and always very helpful. We won’t ever forget that someone even dragged a really heavy piece of luggage upstairs that arrived one day late, while we were out. You won’t find it any better. Finally looking for the rub, you could perhaps quote the missing view on the eternally blue californian sky out of the window: The house next door is just a couple of feet across the court. That’s it and it didn’t matter at all. Thanks a lot once again guys, we will be back! Tatjana and Rudolf

October 2014
10 Excellent

Very nice accommodation in a pleasant and safe environment. Room contains everything you need to feel good. The bed is excellent, you sleep fantastically. Everything was very clean our stylish furnished house. Laurence is very helpful, even to communicate with him and Nick in advance was very pleasant and reliable. We felt very at home and enjoyed the stay in Castro 281 and the neighborhood seh. Highly recommended accommodation in SFO.

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October 2014
10 Excellent

Great room, great host! The bed is just perfect after 16h of plane travel, we slept like babies. The neighboorhood is very friendly and calm. We had a really great time in san francisco!

October 2014
10 Excellent

Highly recommended, the two are great hosts and provide a well during the stay almost daily with new tips and suggestions (discretely via email). The room is clean, nice and practically furnished and offers plenty of storage space. The location is especially great. It is a lively neighborhood with lots of small cafes / bars and restaurants. The public transport network is in 10 min (metro) or 30min (tram) in the center and the harbor.

Thanks again to Nick and Laurence, we love coming back.

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September 2014
10 Excellent

Absolutely great location, very central
Good supply of insider information
Very discrete landlord
Neat and clean rooms
Very helpful

Absolute recommendation !!!

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September 2014
10 Excellent

Great accommodation: Clean, quiet and comfortable. Laurence and Nick are two fantastic guests, discreet and able to provide useful information on the events and the city better than a guide! The location is good and transport are close to downtown (metro, bus and tram). Thanks Laurence and Nick!

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September 2014
8 Very good

Great, I behaved like a host Gran.
Large room and bathroom correct.
very clean house and room in particular.
"Set" and the center of Castro, a few meters from an entrance to the metro. Neighborhood
Would go again.

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August 2014
10 Excellent

Great place to stay. Close to subway and historic F train stops.

Nice and comfortable room. We also got lots of tips on things to do and see around SF.

If you are travelling by car and stay multiple nights the owner support you in getting a visitor parking permit. With this you can park your car just in front of the house. We stayed for 4 nights and this parking permit was much cheaper than parking in a garage

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