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The Willows Bed and Breakfast Inn

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was recommended to the Willows Bed and Breakfast by a gay friend who was local to SF. It did not disappoint. Though I was in a room facing the street, the traffic noise did not bother me, the sunlight streaming through the windows did! All the rooms I think share a bath, but this was not a problem as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew I was in good hands when I received very quick confirmation for the dates that I wanted and this set the tone for a great stay. My room was scrupulously clean with a really comfortable bed and for people with worries about shared showers/toilets - don't! Both were always available when I wanted them and always very clean.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Clean room, friendly staff, impeccable all round. They serve the best continental breakfast around -- fresh fruit, quality granola, and great coffee. Ideally located on the line between the Mission and the Castro, near the Muni station. I can't imagine staying anywhere else in San Francisco!

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We stayed in the Willows Bed and Breakfast Inn for a total of 11 days (a weekend away over the period) in April-May 2016. It suited us perfectly. We loved the conviviality of chatting with other guests over breakfast (great variety - lots of fruit, cereals, pastries, breads, yoghurts, etc), and, when we could, relaxing with our hosts and other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

If you want a fully contained room ie shower etc the Willows is not for you but if you want a B&B which is in a great location , reasonably priced, clean and well maintained with Friendly helpful staff then the Willows Inn is for you

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Just got back from a week at The Willows over Easter weekend and can't wait to go back. I was initially unsure about the shared shower rooms but in reality they're not a problem and are kept scrupulously clean by the team. Breakfast is really good and it's good to meet other guests rather than just sitting in a hotel... More 

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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

What a great B&B! We always try to stay in a B&B on our travels because they provide the most personable experiences. We were a little apprehensive about The Willows because the nightly rate for our room was so much less than we expected, and they only asked us to pay for the first night when we made our reservations.... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Could not have been looked after better by all four inn keepers. Great breakfast, very interesting guests, and wonderful attention to detail. Bathrobes big, decent wine at 6 pm. Thanks in particular to Mike for history and Mark for story of his wedding.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

The Willows Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful experience. It is close to all public transportation . The entire staff is warm and welcoming, always eager to provide useful information for an authentic San Francisco experience. The room was large and immaculate. The breakfast was healthy with its many choices. The sitting room provided nice opportunity to meet other guests.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

I was recently in San Francisco with a friend and we searched for a modest place to stay on the business/play trip to the City. We found the Willows on line and booked two rooms (none have private baths but there are plenty and super well cared for. Showers and toilet rooms are separate and rooms have skinks). It was... 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Willows Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 710 14th Street, At Church and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA 94114
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > The Castro
Price Range: $110 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Willows b&b Inn
The Willows Hotel San Francisco
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