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Inn on Castro

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321 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So the good stuff first. A wonderful setting in the vibrant Castro, delicious freshly cooked breakfasts in a bright and sunny dining room, and a knowledgable host with great reccos on the city. It was just our room that proved to be a big let down. Incredibly noisy (earplugs are provided) dark and with a weird smell, it just didn't... More 

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Thank flame1982uk
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm here to tell you that the Inn On Castro IS in fact prime time. My wife and I have stayed there several times and the facilities, staff and service are all first rate. The Inn is a warm, friendly environment, with a lot of attention to detail by the staff, and really pleasant accommodations. There are lots of choices... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the Inn on Castro due to its #1 ranking on TripAdvisor. I wanted a private bathroom and not a lot of stairs to climb with luggage. So, I reserved "Apartment Caselli 1," a few blocks from the main Inn, for 4 nights in early January 2016. I am sorry I did. The place looked nothing like the pictures... More 

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canberra
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91 reviews
43 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for week over the Christmas period and was so glad I chose this INN. Jan is a wonderful host and very interesting and entertaining. My room was very quiet-The Hideaway Suite-and very comfortable. The breakfasts were fabulous -all cooked by Jan. I will stay there again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn on Castro came highly recommended by a dear friend. He was 100% right. Everything about the Inn on Castro is warm and friendly. We had been travelling for some time and needed a place to unwind and enjoy beautiful San Francisco without fuss and in total relaxation. It was great!

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Trabuco Canyon, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inn on Castro is excellent. Jan goes out of his way to make you comfortable and he's also a great chef. Breakfast was gormet. The rooms were very clean and the upstair rooms have a view of the City. Good central location in S.F. We were running late for check-in which ends at 8:00PM so we called Jan to let... More 

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Thank Joe S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a week during the JPM meeting. Very much enjoyed every aspect of our stay - a wonderful caring innkeeper who makes delicious breakfasts and is simply a joy to be with and discuss with. Very nice group of guests, good location. a comfortable room with a nice little patio - which would have been great in the... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 15 nights and loved it. First I stayed 5 nights in the hideaway suite (very quiet, no windows) and then 10 days in the white room (with a view towards downtown San Francisco, some distant noise of Market Street). The rooms are clean and not too small, the beds are huge and very comfortable. Karen (replaced the owner... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am living 3 minutes from this place and I have some friends who slept one night during the holidays of the year ( December 2015 ). My friends were very happy to stay here. The rooms and common areas are very clean, it is decorated with taste. All staff are very welcoming and kind. Breakfast is very good. I... More 

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Thank Didier F
Houston, Texas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Inn on Castro's location is superb for exploring The Castro and all of San Francisco. The Inn is only steps away from all the gay venues in The Castro and the Market Street vintage trolley car F line. Each room has it's own personality and design. The highlight of your stay will be breakfast, personally prepared for you. The... More 

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Staying in The Castro

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The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart, the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete with bars and fashionable eateries for attention, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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