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48 Henry Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
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Castillo Inn
Ranked #45 of 69 San Francisco B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This is a place to stay if you (a) are a thief, (b) are at the mercy of a really bad travel agent, or (c) don't care about your belongings or any rest. The system that innkeeper Mario seems to (really) think is fine, is to ask folks leaving to throw loose keeys in an unlocked and unguarded in any... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

No frills staying here except the free maps that Mario is quick to hand out because he gets them free from other sources (AAA) and then attempts to make you feel like he really cares. What he really cares about is getting your money up front, so you don't find another place to stay while your in town. Do your... More

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Lorton, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

Greatest disappointment was the loss of potential... great location, not much competition.... needs a thorough ceiling to floor scrubbing, weeding out of all not-nice nonessentials including furniture, rugs and personal type items (partially used toiletries, food, which is just tip of items laying around), and a restaging.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2009

i was hesitant about my lone trip to s.f. i did search the internet for somthing mediocre/comfortable/fairly cheap and near the gay village ......ok i really neednt have worried in the slightest i got everything i paid for and more great guest house really friendly mario the owner was very accomidating clean towels everyday .. he gave me tips of... More

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san francisco
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2009

Well... the place is in a great location and the owner/manager is a nice guy. But the place needs a rehab needs a good cleaning - the drawers of the dresser in my room were dirty and dusty under the bed is dusty as was under and behind the couch the bathroom needs to remodled and modernized - moldy... and... More

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Miami Beach
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2009

If you don't care about designer furniture or fancy interior design, this is the place for you. It is clean if a little bit worn. Perfect for me. Market Street is a couple blocks away. I will definitely stay here again. Mario was very accomodating. Keep up the good work.

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West Yorkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2008

Following a one night stay in another SF hotel, the Castillo Inn was a real luxury - your own front door and your own key so that you can come and go as you like. Mario is the most unassuming guy with a great personality and showed us round the city after collecting us from the car hire place. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2006

I stayed here in July 2006. This place is cozy and comfortable. It has 3 large rooms with big beds and one smaller room with a smaller bed. The bathroom is shared. It's not glamorous but it's the best value for money in the Castro. You won't find anything better at that price. I stayed for almost two weeks and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2006

I had a weeks stay here. Never did see the owner. Lights did not work in parts of the place. The place is advertised as "breakfast provided." What this means to Mario is a cold bowl of cheap cereal. Add to that the apt. below is under construction, ie hammering ect... What we have here is a bit of a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2004

Castillo Inn is comfortable - nothing glamorous! it is in a fantastic location and Mario is a very welcoming host who tries to make you fell at home. Shared facilities and I was lucky when I was there that the other guys that were stayoing were really cool as well. I am sure there are other more glamorous places around... More

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Address: 48 Henry Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Castillo Hotel San Francisco

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Gay clientele mostly, though all are welcome. Clean, quiet and safe. Centrally located close to Castro & Market Streets (about 5 minutes to Castro St). Ask about our seasonal discounts (holidays and special events excluded). Three rooms have queen beds, the fourth has a double bed. Included with your stay, a self-serve continental breakfast and WiFi access. Telephone, voice mail, refrigerator and microwave available in the common area. Accessible location with parking for an extra fee. ... more   less 
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