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This is a great apartment in a great neighborhood! My boyfriend and I stayed here for a weekend while visiting San Francisco and it was perfect. Ian is a great host - he was very responsive and helpful. Thanks, Ian!
Ian's place is smack in the middle of the Mission, which is just what I was looking for. My brother's shop, Accident and Artifact, is just down the street two blocks. The apartment was an oaisis after a busy day of eating shopping and sightseeing. Nice comfy bed with a thick down comforter. A truly San Franciscan building with high ceilings and tall bay windows with allot of light. The radiator kept it nice and warm. Wonderful to have a full kitchen to make press coffee in the morning - super private. Hardly anyone going in and out of the building and a double locking gate at the entrance. I felt very safe and needed to since I was traveling alone. I would suggest it for women travelers. Nice sheets and towels and (website hidden)-rite market was very close for supplies - everything was close! I will book it next time if I can.
My wife and I stayed here for three nights with our two children (under 2 years of age). Overall we had a great experience. Since this apt is new to airbnb listing I was initially concerned that there were no reviews to refer to. However, Ian was very responsive via email and patient with questions. The apt is very close to what it is described. It is simple in a good way but would definitely agree that it is warm and cozy and we always looked forward to returning to it at the end of a long day out. It had everything we needed and more. The only exception is tub and drain and not very good--not a real issue to us but some folks may find it to be the part of the apt that doesn't meet the standards of the rest of the apt. The apt is planted on a great part of the Mission District, on Valencia. Restaurants and coffee shops all around and we jumped the MUNI close by.
To be fair, if you are interested in this apt over the weekend then be warned that Valencia is loud at night. It's a great location if you plan to be out and enjoy the nightlife in mission. But if looking for a quiet place at night, this apt (or neighborhood) wouldn't be the best option. The building is nice with older character and very safe.
Overall, we would surely come back again especially as the location is great for a more interesting neighborhood to enjoy SF. We also think the apt is worth staying at in a nice, simple and safe building.
Good, basic place to stay in the absolute best location in the city. Ian was helpful and worked out a way to get me keys when I arrived at 1AM. Thanks!
Thanks again for the great place in san francisco. Ian is super nice to work with and very responsive with questions. His sweet home is excellent for walking to shops and restaurants. We enjoyed our stay in the hot spot Valentia Street very much and we hope we can come again!
Ian was a great guest, was in town for a conference. We spent some time chatting and he revealed himself as a very interesting person!
Very quiet and clean, was nice to have him in my room.