About This Listing
This is the perfect location for your vacation. Literally at the junction of three awesome neighborhoods: Mission, Noe Valley, and Castro. Close to top reviewed restaurants, cafes, night life, Taquerias, art and more!
Dolores Park as your front-door garden? Not a shabby idea! Our place is directly in front of the park. Step out, cross the street and you are there. The view from this centrally located, top-floor apartment is gorgeous: Dolores Park and a bit of Downtown.
This is the perfect location for your vacation. Literally at the junction of three awesome neighborhoods: Mission, Noe Valley, and Castro. Close to top reviewed restaurants (Delfina, Range, Foreign Cinema, etc), cafes, night life, Taquerias, art and much more.
Just step out and the adventure begins. Begin the day with a crispy croissant and coffee at Tartine. Or delve into the many gustatory delights offered at Bi-Rite grocery, including “The Giuseppe”, their award-winning sandwich. Picnic on Dolores Park, or take an easy stroll through Valencia Street where a vibrant mix of hip, quirky, grunge are sure to delight.
This top-floor apartment, with hardwood floors, skylights and huge windows offers a sunny perch to spend some time as you plan your next adventure. On nippy nights enjoy
a warming fire in the fireplace.
The bedroom has its own private deck facing south, and a spiraling staircase to a private roof-top deck. Enjoy a candlelight dinner on the roof-top, or just share a glass of wine with panoramic views at the end of the day.
The kitchen is large and has a gas stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, and lots of counter space. We love to cook!
Other amenities include Wifi and washer/drier on premises.
Transportation is simple: the "J" Muni (trolley) line is 1/2 a block away, the BART (our subway system) is a 16 minute walk to either 16th or 24th Street Stations, Freeway access is easy for exploring Silicon Valley to the South, or Marin and Napa/Sonoma to the North. If you like to bike, the last two blocks coming back are a bit steep, but hell, going down is a blast!
Parking: on the street. Can be tough to get a spot.
Sound: City living includes some city-sounds (the random ambulance, the dog barking in the park, and the "J" trolley passing by. For those who are sensitive to sound we provide a white-noise machine.
We think you are going to enjoy this charming place. For the comfort of all, here are some of the house rules.
- Checkout time of 11 AM. If your departure time is much later, we would be happy to keep your luggage here and let you pick it up later in the day!
- We have a smoke-free environment. Absolutely no smoking is allowed in the apartment, nor on the outside decks.
- No pets.
- No candles or other open flames.
- Please take off your shoes while indoors.
- Cleaning fee is for professional cleaning after departure.
We look forward to hosting you. Have a great time visiting San Francisco!
Ste & Juan are absolutely awesome. They treat you like family from the very first moment while at the same time they leave you all the freedom and privacy that you want.
The flat is in a gorgeous place with one of the most beautiful views of downtown from above Dolores park, breathtaking.
This Airbnb was easily the best ever! Both Stephania and Juan were incredible... welcoming, kind, and attentive. The apartment itself is in an amazing location, right and bright as it appears in the photos and its location truly cannot be beat in SF! The train to go to the Pier(s)... Ferry building, Exploratorium is literally one minute walk from the apartment... not to mention that it overlooks Dolores Park. 3 blocks away from Valencia with all its restaurants and great little venues. Absolutely LOVED IT! I was initially concerned about the shared-bathroom situation, but it's so clean.. spacious and never became an issue. I will definitely stay there again and will highly recommend to anyone! Great stay, incredible hosts... Amazing experience!
Nothing short of perfect! Juan Carlos and Stefania went over and above. They were generous and thoughtful at every opportunity and made our stay in they're beautiful home a memory to cherish. Location, location, location! The Mission area is beautiful and Juan and Stef's place abuts a beautiful park, perfect for late morning yoga or picnic with food from any one of the amazing healthy eateries nearby. If all AirBnb goes this well I'll never hotel again!
Ste and Juan are wonderful, exceptional hosts! They were prompt and communicative from start to finish. Their home is absolutely beautiful; even better than it looks in the listing, mostly because of their lovely presence! We were greeted with lime water, fresh grapes, Ste's homemade soaps, and decadent chocolate covered almonds. We enjoyed interesting conversation and great recommendations from them. Staying in Dolores Park is a lot of fun. The roof deck attached to the guest room is so lovely and the view is phenomenal. They make sure you are equipped with everything you could possibly need and more! Ste and Juan are a beautiful, gracious couple and staying in their home was a privilege. I could not recommend it more!
About the Host, Ste & Juan
We are an eclectic couple.
Ste is from Italy and loves art and science. She is into biomimicry and drawing cartoon-like portraits.
Juan Carlos is from Guatemala and loves Oriental Medicine and creativity. He is into Adobe Illustrator and making igloos in Yosemite.
Together we love travel and camping, cooking and playing at the beach.
We also love to meet new people and listen and learn from them, and share with them in this amazing neighborhood. It will be our pleasure to host you here!
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