Neighborhood

The Castro

Locals say

What it’s like:
Quiet · Vibrant · Historic
Known for:
Views · Parks · Boutique
Nearby conveniences:
Grocery stores · Shops · Restaurants

Tips from locals

Cindy
Cindy
January 10, 2022
This neighborhood is a thriving hub for the gay community, along with some attractive nightlife options.
Angela
Angela
December 25, 2021
The Castro District, commonly referred to as the Castro, is a neighborhood in Eureka Valley in San Francisco. The Castro was one of the first gay neighborhoods in the United States. The Castro remains one of the most prominent symbols of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activism and…
Sandy
Sandy
November 14, 2021
One of the most famous SF areas and one of the first gay neighborhoods in the US. Great for walking around and enjoying nightlife.
Basil
Basil
November 9, 2021
One of the first gay neighborhoods in the US, the Castro remains one of the most prominent symbols of LGBTQ+ activism in the world.
Malcolm
Malcolm
October 18, 2021
This traditionally-gay neighborhood is now home to many families, and anything seedy has been sanitized for broad appeal. The microclimate keeps things pretty sunny and warm in the Castro. On nice days, people converge on outdoor dining patios, on tables along the street, and in the parks (Dolores…

Things to do in The Castro

Airbnb Experiences

The Surreal San Francisco Walking Tour
From Previous price:$25Discounted price:$20 / person
LGBTQ Castro Tours
From Price:$35 / person
Four Peaks Tour
From Price:$50 / person

Places to stay in The Castro

Ways to stay

Places to stay nearby

SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. 1 bed
Charming 400 sqft ground level studio
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. 1 bed
Victorian flat private bedroom in the Castro
PLUS
  1. Entire guest suite
  2. 1 bed
Private Ensuite with Private Entry in Geographic City Center
PLUS
  1. Private room
  2. 1 bed
Peaceful Guest Suite in Central Castro With Easy Parking
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. 2 beds
Castro St Location Location Location
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire condominium (condo)
  2. 2 beds
Spectacular view condo w deck/fireplace
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. 2 beds
Charming 1bd 1 bath, 1 block from Dolores Park!
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. 1 bed
Sunny Victorian in heart of Castro
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  1. Private room
Notable Private Large Room-Best Location
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. 1 bed
Lower Haight/NOPA Wanderlust/Parking
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. 1 bed
Garden level private apartment near Dolores Park
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guest suite
  2. 1 bed
Private Suite in Victorian Home
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. 2 beds
Airy private room in quiet home, Castro
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guest suite
  2. 2 beds
Private Guest Perch · Dolores Park · The Mission
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. 1 bed
Room w/ a View in the Castro!
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. 1 bed
Private room with private bathroom
Location
San Francisco, CA
The Castro