Wandering through the Bay Area is exhausting. There are too many things to do and see in this city of seven hills. After a day of romping through the city or ambling through the ample art galleries, you’ll just want a calm place to sleep. These eight dainty bed and breakfasts combine the comforts of home with the excitement of San Francisco.
Imagine a space that is dedicated to creative endeavors, encourages community interaction, and dedicates itself to housing artists and travelers. For decades, the Red Victorian has been that space. This recently renovated space at the heart of the Haight is still a gathering space for revolutionaries, artists, and dreamers from San Francisco and the rest of the world.
1665 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Union Street Inn will trasport you back to the elegant charm of the peaceful Edwardian Era. The wide, spacious rooms overlook a delicate garden filled with fresh herbs and roses. Settled deep in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, this snug bed and breakfast is minutes away from Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghiradelli Square, Pier 29, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
2229 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
The five airy, spacious bedrooms in this classic Victorian townhouse is a rare treat in San Francisco. Each room comes with a private bathroom and all guests are encouraged to relax in one of two parlors, the library, or the frescoed dining room. Found in the bustling neighborhood of Hayes Valley, the charming Parsonage is conveniently close to the Opera House and City Hall.
198 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Found in the quiet neighborhood of Alamo Square, The Chateau Tivoli is walking distance to the famed Painted Ladies of the city. This charming bed and breakfast is the perfect example of San Francisco’s late-nineteenth century architecture. Each of the five bedrooms are decorated with Victorian antiques and are the perfect place to relax after exploring the seven hills of SF.
1057 Steiner Street , San Francisco, CA 94115
Originally designed as an elegant U.S. Army post for officers, the Inn at the Presidio offers a natural retreat from the bustle of San Francisco. The charming brick building is home to 22 spacious rooms, 17 fireplaces, and overlooks the wooded beauty of the Presidio national forest. The easy access to the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin Headlands, and Muir Woods makes this the perfect lodge for adventurers.
42 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129
The historic Castro District is home to the gay rights movement, a vibrant film culture, and The Parker Guest House. This charming bed and breakfast welcome all guests. All six guest rooms come with private bathrooms, snug bedding, cabel and Wifi, as well as easy access to the city of San Francisco. Each guest is welcomed to socialize at breakfast, wine socials, or in the BnB’s private steam room.
520 Church Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
In your in love with the elegant charm of vintage San Francisco, you’ll want to stay in the 1872 mansion that houses The Inn. This 27 room Victorian will make you feel like you’re living in Full House. Not only does this bed and breakfast offer complimentary breakfast, but the entire building offers the comforts of modern life with cable, WiFi, and hot tubs.
943 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110
Nestled at the foot of Twin Peaks, Dolores Place is mere minutes away from stunning views of the entire city! The graceful Victorian is found in Noe Valley and is only a few minutes away from the Castro and the Mission. This private studio space is fully furnished with access to a sunny deck. This cozy place is perfect for couple longing to escape from the craze of urban life.
3842 25th Street , San Francisco, CA 94114
This article was written by Gabriela Barcenas.