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520 Church Street, San Francisco, CA 94114 (The Castro)
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Parker Guest House
Ranked #1 of 70 San Francisco B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Parker Guest House is a tranquil spot in a traditional San Fran house: antique furniture, elegant gardens and charming and friendly staff. It is not a large hotel and if you want the services (and corporate feel) that go along with that, this is not the place for you. However, if you enjoy the personal touch and some character you'll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time staying here. The staff was very friendly and warm. They had delicious banana bread and coffee in the morning (as well as many other treats). They oranges were delicious (I think that they were from their own tree). The room was great and the bed was soft and nice. It felt very "homey." The location... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second stay at the Parker House and it did not disappoint. You get the feeling of visiting family and friends, not a commercial property. The management asked us to fill out a questionnaire before we left and one question was "what did you like best". And we replied Scot. Scot is the major doom of the property... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a few nights here. Very nice place. Staff is very friendly. Stayed in the main building on the lower floor. The room was worn looking especially in the bathroom. Shower could use new grout and a good scrub to remove stains. Also, there is some loud traffic noise although it did not bother me.Great location next to Castro... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Parker Guest House is an oasis in the heart of San Francisco. Between 2 houses is neslted a courtyard worth hanging out in for hours. Flowering plants, coffee and breakfast, plenty of comfortable seating, it did not feel that we were on the streets of SF.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, beautiful and well-kept grounds, and amazing staff! The perfect B&B to stay at if you're in the city. Look no further, because anywhere else is a downgrade. There is a fabulous breakfast every morning that you can enjoy anywhere you would like on the grounds before hitting the city, as well as a wine/cheese pairing in the evenings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment that Scott greeted us we felt like special guests. We arrived early and knew our room would not be ready but could meet a friend in the delightful living room. Our corner room (#23) was comfortable with warm robes and a good bathroom. Continental breakfast and wine in the afternoon coupled with the never empty candy bowl... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a wonderful 3 night stay in a queen guest room at the Parker Guest House. It is incredibly well located for exploring the Mission and Castro areas by foot and for hopping on a quick ride on public transportation to the Union Square and Embarcadero areas of San Francisco. There are a TON of wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Parker Guest House is my first choice each and every time I come to San Francisco. The place is super cozy, amazingly located, offers lovely breakfast and a pretty garden - but the best feature by far are the wonderful, wonderful staff working here.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scott and Elly made us very welcome from day one. They did so much to help make our stay a happy one.Our room was great, fantastic bed, so comfortable.Loved the happy hour where we were able to catch up with other guests and exchange travel tips. Location is great, easy walk to Castro and Market street. Thank you guys, we... More 

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Address: 520 Church Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > The Castro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Parker Guest House Hotel San Francisco

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