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Classic Russian Hill Flat in SF!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Centrally Located Sf Flat, Sleeps Up To 6, Min 30 days or longer

This charming Russian Hill property, in an Edwardian building built in 1907, is the perfect location for your San Francisco get-away. The building is located on a quiet street in the delightful Russian Hill neighborhood that is full of old world charm, and is conveniently located near many of the wonderful sites and flavors that San Francisco has to offer:

1½ blocks to cable car (Hyde Street)

Less than 10 minute walk to historic North Beach

Less than 10 minute walk to bustling Chinatown

Less than 10 minute walk to Polk Street cafes and shops

3 minute cable car ride to Lombard St

5 minute cable car ride to Ghirardelli Square and Fisherman’s Wharf

20 minute walk or 15 minute bus/cable car ride to Union Square

20 minute walk or 10 minute bus ride to Financial District

Easy access to route 101 and route 280

Imagine waking up in this classic San Francisco property deciding what to do with your day. You could go to a North Beach bakery for cappuccino and a pastry, followed by a walk to Coit Tower and Washington Square. Or you could head to Chinatown for Dim Sum, go souvenir shopping on Grant Ave followed by a traditional foot massage. Maybe you want to go to a coffee shop on Polk Street followed by an afternoon of window shopping at the many boutiques on Polk and Union streets. Or maybe you’ll take the cable car to Fisherman’s Wharf for a seafood brunch followed by a ferry boat ride to Alcatraz.

About the property:

The master bedroom has a king size bed and bay window, decorated with art deco accents. The second bedroom has a queen size bed, original pocket doors that open to the living room, and is decorated with authentic California Plein-Air paintings.

The living room has a brand new, super comfortable pull-out sleeper sofa that sleeps two people. There are hardwood floors throughout the flat.

The newly renovated kitchen has beautiful original tile work from the 1920s as well as many contemporary conveniences, including a new dishwasher and microwave. I love to cook and I’ve stocked this kitchen with all the cookware, vintage dishware and cookbooks you need to make your own feasts if you so desire.

In classic San Francisco fashion, the bathroom and toilet room are separated. Both have original tile from the 1920s as well as vintage art deco mirrors.

Amenities include:

• Washer and Dryer in unit

• Complimentary coffee and tea

• Bedding and towels provided

• Shampoo, soap and blow dryer provided

• 50' HD Cable TV and high speed wireless internet

• Telephone with free domestic service

• Small outdoor yard with gas grill

• iPod docking station

Parking is available for an additional $30 per day. If you would like to reserve parking please indicate that in your request.

If you don't like the idea of walking up or down a hill you may want to consider renting a car or staying in a flatter (but not nearly as scenic or convenient!) area of town.

San Francisco is a great town for walking, but if you want to drop into a gym or attend a yoga class, there are several facilities close by.

No smoking anywhere on the property, including the outdoor backyard and the front steps.

Guests have access to the property, the shared back yard and the shared garage. I live in the property which has a separate entrance.

More Details

Owner
Kenji Yokoo
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Japanese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
8 March, 2017

About Kenji Yokoo

I moved from my native country of Japan to the Russian Hill neighborhood of San Francisco over 20 years ago and I plan to stay here forever. I truly love San Francisco and Russian Hill in particular. I manage my own art business and love collecting and restoring antiques. I also love traveling, wine tasting, hiking, visiting museums and galleries, cooking, and checking out new San Francisco restaurants and coffee shops.

I am passionate about respecting and maintaining San Francisco’s old world charm. I personally restored this property, keeping as much of the original details that I could while creating a comfortable atmosphere with modern conveniences. I want guests to have an authentic San Francisco experience, and hope the space I have created will make you feel at home.

Because I have lived here for so long, I can provide guests with tips on sites and local restaurants that are off of the beaten path. I can also recommend neighborhood walks that expose guests to the historic and cultural charm that San Francisco has to offer. Since I often go to Napa and Sonoma, I have many recommendations of wineries that you may want to visit.

I am proud of my adopted city and my home and want to share them with you. I hope that you can experience all the wonders of San Francisco that I am so lucky to enjoy everyday.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Russian Hill in San Francisco

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • In classic San Francisco fashion, the bathroom and toilet room are separated. Both have original tile from the 1920s as well as vintage art deco mirrors. Shampoo, soap and blow dryer provided
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The master bedroom has a king size bed and bay window, decorated with art deco accents. The second bedroom has a queen size bed, original pocket doors that open to the living room, and is decorated with authentic California Plein-Air paintings. The living room has a brand new, super comfortable pull-out sleeper sofa that sleeps two people.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(135 traveller reviews)

Classic Russian Hill Flat in SF!
average rating of 5.0 based on 135 reviews
Phoenix Arizona
5

Best location to tour San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

Russian hill is the center of the sites

Top of Fishermans wharf and next to North Beach / Italian section and Chinatown

The cable car is 2 blocks

Uber is by far the easiest way to travel in this city

The apartment is perfect - has 2 bedrooms 1 bath and the couch pulls out. 6 can sleep comfortably

Kenji, the owner, is a kind, man who makes your stay welcome

He meets you on day one and gives you a quick tour and apartment and city guide

He lives upstairs so if you need anything, he is available

There is a washer and dryer in the flat and all the modern amenities needed. Even and electric toilet which keeps your bum clean

My kids loved the toto washlet

You can walk to the embarcadero, fishermans wharf and nob hill and union square is just across Chinatown

We loved the location and the visit and can't wait to plan another trip. Could not imagine staying anywhere else. Highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danville, CA
5

Wonderful accommodations and host

  • 5 of 5

This rental exceeded our expectations in every way. Great, location, space and amenities. Spent a fun girl's weekend walking all over the city, eating, shopping and sightseeing. Kenji answered all my questions promptly and was extremely helpful. We hope to return some day soon.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Kenji, the host was so sweet and generous! He met us and greater us with Japanese tea, wine and chocolates as he explained the neighborhood and recommended restaurants. His home was lovely!! We'll definitely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Well deserved five stars! Thank you for a perfect get-away!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Martin CA
5

Delightful!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment with history, character and comfort. Kenji welcomed us with tea and gave us wonderful overview of the area. Well located near to cable cars and sights. Delightful experience!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati
5

Perfect host. Perfect home in San Francisco.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful property and location! Kenji could not have been more kind, prepared or accommodating and his warm welcome was as much a highlight as the many wonders in this fabulous city! For a family of four with two teens who enjoy their own space, this suited us each perfectly. The thought, maintenance and cleanliness in Kenji's home are noteworthy. Cupboards stocked with staples, lovely linens and a coffee/tea station made our stay even better. Sincerely grateful to have found this listing and we will return!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Russian Hill, The Bay Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£381
for 1 night
From
£301
From
£347
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £80
Tax Rate 14.0%

Parking in the garage below the flat is available for an additional $30 per day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
SFO
Car: not necessary

The building is located on a quiet street in the delightful Russian Hill neighborhood that is full of old world charm, and is conveniently located near many of the wonderful sites and flavors that San Francisco has to offer:

1½ blocks to cable car (Hyde Street)

Less than 10 minute walk to historic North Beach

Less than 10 minute walk to bustling Chinatown

Less than 10 minute walk to Polk Street cafes and shops

3 minute cable car ride to Lombard St

5 minute cable car ride to Ghirardelli Square and Fisherman’s Wharf

Imagine waking up in this classic San Francisco flat deciding what to do with your day. You could go to a North Beach bakery for cappuccino and a pastry, followed by a walk to Coit Tower and Washington Square. Or you could head to Chinatown for Dim Sum, go souvenir shopping on Grant Ave followed by a traditional foot massage. Maybe you want to go to a coffee shop on Polk Street followed by an afternoon of window shopping at the many boutiques on Polk and Union streets. Or maybe you’ll take the cable car to Fisherman’s Wharf for a seafood brunch followed by a ferry boat ride to Alcatraz.

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