Great location! 1 block to Valencia Street, 2 blocks to Dolores Park, 8 minute walk to Mission/16th. Street BART.
Yes, you have your own space, your own bathroom and your own entrance.
The space is on the ground floor with a sliding glass door that opens to the back yard. The main room has a queen size bed, dresser, desk, and futon sofa, cable TV, and shelves to organize your things.
There is a small room outside of the bathroom that has a small refridgerator, and microwave. Since it is not a real kitchen, there are disposable plates and utensils because doing dishes in the bathroom would not be a good idea for our plumbing. You will find a coffee maker and the basics to make your coffee. There is also a W/D in that room.
The bathroom has only a curtain for a door, the toilet is under the stairs, so a sloping ceiling (must take care not to bump your head) and there is a sink and shower.
The separate access is via a ground level hall that takes you from the street to the separate entrance and backyard. The hall is were the refuse is stored for the building as well as bikes.
Interaction with Guests
With your separate entrance, you will basically be on your own. I will try to answer any questions you have.
The Mission is hard to describe. It is vibrant, and a little bit of all that SF has to offer. There is great food, and the best people and this block of SF has the best micro-climate in the whole city. I feel lucky to live here.
BART is 4 blocks away(Bay Area Rapid Transit).taking you to other cities nearby. #14 and #49 bus are 2 blocks away(Mission St, downtown, Ghiradelli Sq). J-Church train is 3 blocks(downtown, Noe Valley). 33 is half a block(Casto, Haight)
Parking is difficult. Paid parking is $24 per day and 3 blocks away. The streets have 2 hour limited parking during the day, and posted days for Street Cleaning when you can't park on that street for a 2 hour time range. Parking is free if you can find a spot, and leave your car between 7pm and 10am the next day. Free street parking Saturday and Sunday. I have some day parking passes for street parking that cost $8/day.
Other Things to Note
The back yard is a shared space, but because you have the most convenient access, odds are you will be the only one using it.
No Smoking inside. No pets, sorry.
This was a wonderful experience! Great location, and Karen was very available and helpful. And the bed was sooooo comfy! :)
The room was great and Karen helped us feel quite welcome. It's a shame that my wife and I didn't have time to sit in the lovely back patio. The place feels private and secure, and is in a great location for exploring the Mission.
I'd definitely come back. Thanks, Karen!
Karen was very easy to communicate with and the place had everything we need. Great location in the heart of Mission Dolores!
Karen was very welcoming and accommodating. I cannot thank her enough for making my stay wonderful. The room was very private with its own entrance and was exactly as described. The lighting in the photos here don't do it justice. I worked from the desk and enjoyed having the yard out back to look at. I had forgotten my razor, and she thoughtfully had a disposable that I used, as well as shampoo, conditioner and body wash. Plenty of towels, nice sheets. Very homey. Loved the location, in terms of proximity to restaurants.
Karen was a gracious hostess with an excellent place to stay! Clean, well stocked supplies and THE BEST location! Would definitely go back!
Karen was a great host! She was flexible with my checkin schedule. Her attention to detail from drinks to snacks and toiletries was amazing. I felt totally at home. This a perfect place to stay to explore the fabulous Mission District.
We had a wonderful time staying at Karen's Place! The neighborhood was great and the apartament very cozy. We would definitely stay there again! Me and my wife highly recomend it.
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I finished my MBA in June 14 years ago, and quit my job the next month and have been a stay-at-home mom since. My husband is from Bangladesh, and I am lucky to have been able to travel there and India and stay with family and really get to see life as they live it everyday. I prefer to get off the tourist trail when I travel. Favorite destination is Thailand.