Hidden Gem in Locals' Neighborhood

Entire home/apt

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1 bedroom

1 bed
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The space

This beautiful room in a dog-friendly building has magnificent hardwood floors and a view into a courtyard garden. The enormous walk-in closet has plenty of room for storage for the serious traveler. A fully stocked kitchen allows for home-cooked meals, and the enormous windows fill the room with sunshine. More nimble guests are welcome to hop out the kitchen window and enjoy the view from the fire escape.

I love hosting people from all over the world, but do get lots of email because of it. To make the process easier for everyone, please understand that the PRICING IS AS LISTED, AND THE CALENDAR IS UP TO DATE. If you'd like to stay, just click the booking button to see the full price for the days you're interested in.

I do my best to respond quickly to requests! Here are some things that have been added, but are not in the pictures:
Coffee maker with coffee
Brand new, 8 inch memory foam mattress
Iron (No ironing board yet, oddly difficult to find!)
Two chairs and a coffee table

Hayes Valley is simply one of the city’s most exciting enclaves. Just over a decade ago, Hayes Street lay under the shadow of Highway 101—but then city planners tore down the overpass and turned it into a lovely urban park called Patricia’s Green. Now Hayes Valley is thriving at a truly remarkable rate, with every week bringing new restaurants and boutiques for a growing audience of foodies and fashion-forward locals.
Nestled between Alamo Square and the War Memorial Opera House, this little jewel of a neighborhood offers a whole range of great San Francisco experiences, including:
• Smitten, an ice cream shop that makes each batch to order using the freshest seasonal ingredients, freezing your treat with liquid nitrogen while you watch
• Biergarten, a lovely outdoor bar with a variety of tough-to-find German brews on tap
• The Fatted Calf, a first-rate charcuterie with a Pork Happy Hour every Tuesday
• Taste, a serene and stylish tea room on Octavia with rare Chinese teas on offer alongside homemade treats like taro cake rolls
• Gimme Shoes, just one of an astonishing array of shoe stores on Hayes Street
• Fiddlesticks, our vote for one of San Francisco’s most charming toy stores, with staff eager to help you find just the right gift for any little one
• True Sake, a boutique devoted entirely to Japanese rice wine
• Straw, a carnival-themed restaurant where you can eat sweet potato tots in an old Tilt-A-Whirl
• San Francisco Zen Center, an urban oasis just around the corner from the apartment, with regular meditation sessions open to the public

San Francisco is one of the most walkable cities in the country, and this apartment is an easy stroll to neighborhoods like the Lower Haight (5 minutes on foot), the Mission (10 minutes), Duboce Triangle (10 minutes), and the Castro (20 minutes).
Public transportation offers many viable options for getting around, with close access to multiple bus routes leading all over the city. The Van Ness Muni (i.e., subway) station is five blocks away, and the Civic Center BART (i.e., light-rail) station is an eight-block amble.
If you're a fan of bikes, rentals are available at Patricia's Green, and the city offers a number of cross-town bike routes for exploring on two wheels.
(Street parking is available in Hayes Valley, but not recommended—spaces are limited and legal guidelines can be confusing for non-locals.)

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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox

Wireless Internet

Extra people $24 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $70
Security Deposit $300
Weekly Discount: 5%
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 12AM (midnight)

No smoking of any substances in the apartment. No guests under 12. No parties or loud disturbances.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

2 nights minimum stay

187 Reviews

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John User Profile
September 2017
Andrea has a beautiful studio in one of the best parts of San Francisco. It's bright and clean, and has everything you need. Perfect listing, especially for a work trip.

Shyam User Profile
August 2017
Andrea's place was central, clean, and cute! Thanks!

Kyle User Profile
August 2017
Super quiet - window faces an internal courtyard, there is no road noise! Centrally located, going to have to walk a bit for bus services though.

Nicole User Profile
August 2017
This is a very comfortable, clean studio! There is a fair amount of noise from water pipes and other residents in the stairwell but no traffic noise from the street. The central location makes it a great starting point for wherever you want to go in the city. The room itself was spotless and very comfortable, with a private bathroom and full kitchen. I would absolutely stay again.

John User Profile
August 2017
The good: great shower, great hot water, excellent communications, very good location about five minutes from the Hayes Street commercial area. The bad: A run-down building with dingy hallways. The room was grimy, dimly lit, and used extension cords to provide power. No lighting in the dressing area because the light socket was empty, two of three bulbs in the ceiling didn't work. From the other reviews it met some peoples' definition of "clean" but it didn't meet mine. I didn't want to touch any of the surfaces. Broken tiles in the bathroom, overall kind of gross.

Candy User Profile
August 2017
This is a gem! Great stay - beautiful studio with everything I needed. Andrea is wonderful and very responsive. Super comfy bed, great kitchen and amenities. Will stay here again!

Geraldine User Profile
August 2017
The apartment is very convenient to explore the city. Location is nice and quiet. The inside of the apartment is ok, bed is comfortable. Very easy check in and check out. The bathroom is not very modern but shower has a lot of pressure which is nice.

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San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in December 2012
Andrea User Profile

Hi all!
I love living in San Francisco. I'm a self-employed massage therapist, and am starting a second business teaching folks how to use everyday technology. There is so much to do in this town that I firmly believe there's something for everyone. I volunteer at The Crucible, and industrial arts school, doing fire safety, help out with Variety Children's charity, and blues dance. I sometimes rock climb at one of our local gyms, and really love getting coffee and a book at Borderlands Books up on Valencia.
I love having house guests, but am new to Airbnb. I'll be renting my room when I'm traveling. My hope is to provide you with all of the information you need to have your San Francisco dreams come true, and to be able to take care of your needs while you're here and I'm gone. I can give recommendations over the phone or via email, and will be happy to have a welcome basket waiting for you based on your individual needs.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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