About this listing
The bedroom has changed just a bit, there's now a chair and reading lamp, and the back wall is red.
The Ocean Views from our Living Room will mesmerize you. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and watch the waves, then stroll a couple of blocks and have lunch or dinner at the Beach Chalet/Park Chalet. I recommend the tuna ceviche, and they have an on-site brewery. The Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden at the base of the Windmills is along the route. Don't worry if the fog rolls in, you can catch the 5-Fulton and arrive at the Academy of Sciences or the De Young Museum within fifteen minutes. We're within walking distance of the Cliff House and the Sutro Baths site. If you're a cyclist, surfer, or just about any type of outdoor person, the park and surrounding areas have a lot to offer. I would recommend packing a sweater, as it can be quite chilly any time of the year.
Our home is two blocks East of Ocean Beach and two North of Golden Gate Park on the very West end of San Francisco. We're on the third and top floor but there isn't an elevator so please consider the stairs when you book your stay. The room is a decent size (for San Francisco) with a comfy queen-sized bed and lots of natural light. I pride myself on being neat and clean so you can expect a pleasant stay with fresh linens and clean towels. We're about 30-45 minutes by bus to most of the major attractions in San Francisco and just a short drive or bus ride to Golden Gate Bridge. The 5 Fulton, 18, and 31 Balboa bus lines are a two-three block walk from the apartment. We're just a short walk from awesome dining. If you're visiting for the fist time I'm happy to help with directions and whatnot. You're welcome to use the kitchen and of course have full access to the bathroom (heated towels, skylight), but please feel free to inquire about anything specific. Street parking is possible but not guaranteed, especially during festival events. Please inquire before your stay about SFO pickup/drop off, reasonable rates.
Guests will have access to the shared bathroom, kitchen and living room as well as in-building laundry and exercise equipment.
We look forward to getting to know our guests but we also understand the need for privacy. When you're in our home please feel free to hang out with us and watch tv and grab a bite, or to chill in your room and relax.
There is such fantastic and bountiful natural beauty within a short walk of our home. Check out Ocean Beach and take in the view from the Cliff House. Climb the stairs to the top of Sutro Heights and let the scenic beauty stun you for a moment. Then cross the street to Lou's (cash only) and grab some brunch. Golden Gate Park is two blocks south and has much to offer including museums, botanical gardens, hiking trails and more. Feel free to inquire about specific locations and events when you book and before you arrive.
There are two 24-hour bus lines within a couple of blocks of our home. The first is the 5-Fulton which picks up 2 blocks south, the other is the 38-Geary which is three blocks north. Street parking is usually easy in my neighborhood and it's free. Mind the street sweeping days/hours and be sure to turn your wheels into the curb if you're on a hill.
Please note that I'm only able to book for two, possibly three months out at a time. If you're inquiring about a date too distant in the future I will certainly keep you in mind as the date draws near, but I would appreciate your assistance in reminding me as well. Thanks you for your understanding!
You're welcome to use the kitchen to cook up a meal, but please tidy up after yourself. We tend to spend a lot of time at home watching TV so you're welcome to join us in the living room, but we understand the need for privacy as well. There is a first floor laundry room you're welcome to use, it takes quarters and is $250 for a wash/dry load.
Interaction with Guests
We're San Francisco residents of many years and would be happy to recommend sights and dining spots. Please feel free to ask any questions you might have.
You couldn't ask for a more beautiful setting! We've lived here for around five years now and I can't imagine life without my view. There are restaurants within a short walk and both park and beach access two blocks away.
The Fulton and Geary bus lines (both 24-hour) are two blocks away. The 18, which goes to The Legion of Honor and Stonestown Mall, is about three blocks away.
I've been hosting visitors through Airbnb for a couple of years now and I couldn't be more pleased with the experience. I've thoroughly enjoyed meeting all of our guests and getting a glimpse of your cultures through our conversations, and I look forward to meeting many more new friends. We're friendly, clean, and quiet people looking for similar temperaments. We prefer quiet evenings with raucous board games and movies rather than loud parties. When you book please keep in mind that this is a shared home with a shared bathroom. We are also on the third floor of our building without an elevator so please keep the stairs in mind. We try to maintain a shoe-free house so please keep that in mind when you arrive. We look forward to meeting you!
Jason and Josh are very welcoming hosts and helped to make my stay in San Francisco even more enjoyable. They make considerable efforts provide a very comfortable environment. Their home is located very close to the ocean beach, Golden Gate Park and Lands End and it takes 30 minutes or so by bus to the downtown area with easy connections to other parts of the city. The coastal walk from the ocean beach to the Golden Gate Bridge is a must. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending staying at Jason and Josh's apartment.
I loved staying with Jason and Josh! Their room is comfortable and the house is clean. They are great guys and go above and beyond to make sure your stay is everything you want it to be. I was exhausted when i arrived at their home and they greeted me with pizza and a night of hilarious conversation and tv. Josh works from home but i was never once bothered as i was getting up early to visit the city and excited to start the day. I highly recommend staying with these two genuine guys. I was alone as a girl in the city and felt 100% safe in the neighborhood. It is also at the beach and less than a mile to the Sutro Bath ruins and the Coastal walk. The sites from these two places were my favorite from my San Francisco trip.
I had a really nice stay at Jason and Josh's. They were very warm hosts and their home is lovely. The room is nice, with a comfy bed. I didn't spend much time in their apartment, but it is one block from the beach, which was really nice for a morning walk. They are really close to the Sutro Baths, which was one of the cooler things I did on my trip to SF. Their apartment is a little far from the center of things, but if I hadn't stayed with them I wouldn't have gotten to see the beach!
Jason and Josh are great host who welcomed me in their beautiful apartment. They were attentive to the minimum detail and I felt like home. J&J even order dinner for the three of us as a nice gesture. The kitchen and stuffs in there were at my disposal. They cared for my needs in every moment.
The apartment was well-kept and neat my entire stay. It is 2 blocks away from the beach, there 2 bus lines nearby that run 24x7 (bus 5 takes shorter to get to downtown) and a supermarket 2 blocks away. Very safe neighborhood.
I recommend the place to everyone! Thanks J&J
Ich stimme allen postiven Bewertungen über Jason vollkommen zu und würde jederzeit wieder bei ihm bleiben. Besonder hervorzuheben ist Jason's grosszügige herzliche Gastfreundlichkeit, dies kombiniert mit seiner Hilfsbereitschaft, das Auge für Details, das unsichtbare in Ordnung halten des Haushaltes mit Humor, Respekt und etwas Neugierde zu anderen Kulturen jedoch Zurückhaltung zu Privaten respektierend und Offenheit gegenüber allem, lässt einen von Anfang wie zu hause fühlen. Man fühlt sich sehr willkommen und quasi Teil der Familie. Zudem macht Jason ein hervorragenden Chaitee, dessen Rezept ich hoffentlich noch bekomme. Die Lage ist genial, wenn man Wind und Meeresluft mag, sprich es ist etwas kühler als in der Stadt. Ich konnte ein super Fahrrad in der Nähe ausleihen und somit war auch die Stadt nicht mehr weit entfernt. Die Entfernungen sollte man allerdings nicht unterschätzen - es ist und bleibt Amerika :)
Wow! I had such a great trip. Jason and Josh are fantastic hosts, very chilled out, incredibly helpful and knowledgeable about the area and what to recommend. The room is just lovely, comfortable bed. I thought the location was a little far out for visiting the main city but actually on the last day I spent the whole day in the area, with just 2 minutes walk to the beautiful and huge beach, a hike up the cliff with incredible views and a short bus ride to Golden Gate park, I had the best day of my whole trip. And theres a very local bus that gets you straight to the centre without any fuss. Can´'t think of any constructive feedback. Just great :)
I truly cannot imagine there is a more generous or more phenomenal host out there than Jason. He went above and beyond for me, driving me to a tour downtown and including me in family meals. Their home is so cute and filled with art, and super spotless clean. With fresh flowers and fresh-baked cookies, I was in heaven! It is really easy to get around the city by bus so don't be dissuaded if you think it is too far from the center (take the 5 leaving and 31 returning and you will avoid up-hill walks). The view is totally worth it! Sutro baths are right around the corner and you definitely don't want to miss that. I truly had the perfect experience here!
About the Host, Jason
My husband and I live about two blocks from Ocean Beach in San Francisco. He travels frequently for work and I work from home. We're both very social people, gay friendly, hosting board game nights and movie nights with five to fifteen people dropping by to join in. Home improvement projects are my passion and I tend to watch a lot of HGTV. For the most part we're quiet, friendly people. If I happen to be free during your stay I'd be happy to show you around San Francisco if you wish. We're new to AirBnB so if you're a frequent traveler please feel free to share some helpful hints.
We take the B&B part of Airb&b seriously and you'll always find your room very clean and stocked with fresh linens and towels. The bathroom and kitchen are at your disposal and you'll find fresh coffee, fruit and muffins awaiting you in the morning. You're welcome to help yourself to anything in the fridge. San Francisco has so many sights to visit that you'll want to fuel up before you head out in the morning. Be sure to bring a sweater as it can be chilly here any time of the year!