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Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Piedmont St, San Francisco, CA 94117, United States
Your host, Miriam
50 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

Bed and bath in exclusive SF neighborhood, near parks, Haight Ashbury and more. Easy access to bus nearby. Private entrance to lovely bed and bath, TV, laundry, Wi-Fi, free street parking. Complete privacy, no stairs and no worries about disturbing your hosts. Three day minimum stay.

This is a quiet residential neighborhood yet close to restaurants, shops and public transportation. Guests are expected to respect the quiet and refrain from loud music or gatherings on premises.

Close to famous Haight/Ashbury neighborhood, Golden Gate park. restaurants, shops, cafes.

Underground streetcar and many bus lines nearby. If you have a car, there is street parking but you may have to park a few blocks away. Parking is difficult and costly in San Francisco and you really can do without a car.

Interaction with Guests

We interact as much or as little as the guests want. We find that most people value their privacy and meet us to ask about restaurants, etc. but do not expect us to take them around town or hang out with them. We are an older couple but love to meet new peopleand are happy to share our home.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $725 /week
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $30
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Nice room in a very nice neighbourhood. Close to the Height-Ashbury area and public transit. Would recommend!

    July 2014
  • The neighborhood was very nice and welcoming. Even more it felt like home away from home.

    July 2014
  • During my travels to the US and Canada I stayed in quite a few places but this was by far the best room I stayed in regards to location, quality and value for money.

    The room itself is in an Edwardian/Victorian(?!) style house and located in a quiet well-to-do suburb (the taxi drive even commented that it was a 'nice area'). Although it's about 25 minutes by tram /bus from the centre of town (Market st) the room is located just off Ashbury st which connects to Haight st (you'll walk past Jerry Garcia's house during your commute) where you'll have an large choice of cafes, bars and shops.

    Admittedly I didn't have a lot to do with the hosts as I was busy seeing the city but the few times I did speak with them they were knowledgeable of the town and helpful. In fact I even misplaced my laptop charger (which I then found later -_-) but after about a day they do they managed locate a spare one which was pretty damned nice of them!

    Overall I enjoyed my stay and I really wish I had an extra week here :-(

    June 2014
    Response from Miriam:

    Funny that he thought he was in a suburb! The house is in the geographic center of the city of San Francisco, not in a suburb at all! Perhaps he was confused by the pretty houses and quiet streets...

    June 2014
  • Great place in a safe area! Would highly recommend it.

    June 2014
  • Good location just a few blocks up from Haight. The room also had a washer/dryer which was really handy seeing as we'd been on the road a while.

    On the down side, as others have said, the room was very dark and a bit musty-smelling. Not a massive problem for us as we weren't in much. It'd be really great if there was a fridge - if you're staying for more than a night or two its handy to have somewhere to keep a few bits.

    Miriam was a good communicator and made check in easy. We didn't actually meet but she was prompt in responding to questions.

    May 2014
  • Myriam, the hostess was very quick responding and helpful with our needs. She was kind and made efforts to make our stay enjoyable. Her responsiveness was very appreciated because we needed a place quickly. She was also nice enough to let us use the washer/dryer. As others on this web site have indicated, the room is as in the photo, but much darker, and a bit musty. It lacks chairs and a desk. We were charged $10/day for cleaning but even the trash was not emptied after the first day.

    May 2014
  • Centraal, residentieel en rustig gelegen!
    De verwarming speelde ons wel parten, viel niet af te regelen...

    April 2014
  • I had a very good stay at Miriam's place. The neighborhood is beautiful, safe, and offers many choices of restaurants and entertainment. It is close to bus stops and subway station. The room is as depicted: comfortable and nicely decorated.

    March 2014
  • Very awesome deal here. Private entry and private bathroom? Sold. Since instructions and communications were so clear, I did not have to meet Miriam and went along with my stay. Walkable to the Haight and overall, an awesome spot to stay.

    March 2014
  • Just want to warn you that I'm kind of OCD guys, so don't take my feedback too seriously, unless you have the same issues with sensitivity to the outer world.
    The house is in very quite neighborhood, and there is very fresh air outside. However, if you are on a bike, keep in mind that the place is on a pretty steep hill.
    The room seems to be comfortable but pretty tight at the same time. The ceiling is low. Since the room is in the basement, there is some smell of moisture, not very annoying, but noticeable. Bathroom is pretty cold in the morning, and the room itself too (until 6am, when automatic heating turns on).
    Everything else seems to be ok, but not perfect. Didn't have a chance to meet hosts (I came late and leave very early), but it seems that they are good people and care a lot about their guests.

    March 2014
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Miriam and Martin Goodman, live in San Francisco, enjoy meeting new people and seeing new places. Have traveled extensively, Europe, Asia, S. America. We love to share our beautiful city with guests.
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