This is a bright efficiency studio (meaning no kitchen) with a beautiful urban city view right in the living room! Located on the top of a six floor building with elevator access. The apartment has a full size bed, a kitchenette area equipped with 2 mini fridges, microwave, and kitchen table. The living room area has two sofas both pull out to beds one of which has a queen size pull out bed and the other a twin pull out bed. Centrally located in the little Saigon neighborhood which has bus routes 38, 31, F, the 19 the 47 the 49 and the 5. lines near by within walking distance. Near Union Square as well as the Asian Art Museum and Civic Center which hosts many festivals and parades. The underground muni, and bart stations are a short walk away. Close to many popular bars and restaurants well known on Polk St. i.e. Brenda's, Olive Bar, Hemlock, Swan Oyster Depot, Saigon Sandwich, and Turtle Tower. I think what makes this place special is that you get the diverse urban feel of what makes up a San Francisco neighborhood. From the influence of street artist to immigrants and everything in between!
|Ekstra gæster||56 kr DKK / nat efter 2 gæster|
|Minimum antal overnatninger:||3 nætter|
|Sikkerhedsdepositum:||3060 kr DKK|
|Rengøringsgebyr:||223 kr DKK|
I had a wonderful time staying at Nick and Zaria's apartment. It was my first time to San Francisco, so Nick welcomed me with some delicious local gin (with a token splash of tonic) and gave me some pointers on places off-the-beaten-track I might want to try. He was a genuine and warm person, and took care to make sure I was settled in.
The apartment is in a great central location, which made it easy to walk to city spots and transport links. I loved the skyline view and having a space to unwind at the end of the day.
Like others have written here the Tenderloin area is pretty colourful - homeless people and poverty all along Ellis Street - but I enjoyed seeing the grunge of the real city in contrast to the polished tourist trails a few blocks away. A great way to see the contrasts of SF; highly recommended.
Zaria and Nick came to our rescue at VERY short notice, and we were able to extend our stay in SF thanks to them being so on it. Good location, simple, functional, clean - great for us for a few nights. Thanks!
Nick was a great communicator, I was able to set up a time that was most convenient for me to check-in and check-out of the apartment. He kept the apartment extremely clean and even had some local San Fran brew for us upon our arrival. The apartment is extremely well located, and close to a lot of great restaurants, bars and public transportation. Would definitely stay again.
Pluses- nice, albeit basic, studio with good views. Pretty quick walk from Civic Center BART stop. Easy to figure out how to get to other parts of SF. The apartment entrance is gated, and there is a elevator that worked...most of the time.
If you are worried or concerned about being surrounded by homeless people and shady looking characters, just be warned, this studio is in the heart of the tenderloin. I'm used to big cities, so it didn't really bother me but walking to and from this location at night can be an adventure in catcalls and outbursts. I never felt like I was in any real danger, but I just kept my head down and avoided eye contact. It's all part of the SF experience!
Nick and Zaria were very nice and the apartment is clean and well kept. It's missing a couple of conveniences but everything ESSENTIAL is right there. The location is not for everyone, but if you're looking to see some of the REAL San Francisco (and not just downtown) then you would do well to walk around the neighborhood in the early morning or early evening.
The apartment itself is quiet (given the central location) and it's not a bad walk there from the downtown area. Straight shot up Ellis St.
Отличные апартаменты. Не смотря на предостережения, район оказался совершенно безопасным и интересным.
Nick was very nice and a joy to interact with. Check-out was very flexible, and so was the whole stay. The studio is lovely, with a great, pleasant main room fitted with comfortable sofas facing a big and nice picture window. Certainly a very nice place to chill and rest. Bathroom is very functional and even came with a whole set of soaps, shampoos etc. Nice touch! Only the bedroom is very small, barely enough to fit the bed itself, which proved if a little squeaky, but no big deal. All in all, then, a very nice place, decorated with taste. And I forgot to mention hefty TV selection and Wii ;-)
I did hear the elevator that other guests mentioned but it did not bother me at all. The location near/in Tenderloin might be a source of surprises but I won't dwell on that as I never ever had problems there (being courteous and respectful to all gets you far I suppose).
In summary, I recommend that place and Nick&Zaria wholeheartedly!
Nick and Zaria were friendly hosts and the place was exactly as described. The studio is perfect for short stays, well priced and is well situated. It was easy enough to walk to Union Square and thus begin the exploring of the city from there.
We were not only visiting from out of town but also from another country and the fact that Nick and Zaria were in constant contact shows not only professionalism on their part but is so helpful and reassuring when trying to navigate your way in to meet up.
I would stay here again when I come back to SF.
This apartment is a great deal. It is truly located at an ideal starting point no matter where your daily tourist agenda takes you. The view from the window is lovely. Nick is a gracious and responsible host.
nous avons été très gentiment accueillies par Nick dans son bel appartement avec une superbe vue sur San Francisco, très bien situé en plein centre, confortable. Il nous a aidées à monter les valises et nous a même offert une bonne bouteille ! bref, expérience très agréable qui nous a facilité notre séjour fantastique dans cette superbe ville !
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