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The Willows Bed and Breakfast Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was amazing. Between the comfortable rooms, the friendly staff, the great location, and the reasonable price, I cannot say enough great things about the Willows. The staff were friendly and helpful, always ready with a suggestion on where to go or what to do. Their dining recommendations were always on point. Different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

The best little guest house in the city by far. Wonderful staff and comfortable clean rooms with great breakfast, all for a really reasonable price . Centrally based on 14th near Castro and the old Mint building . A short tram ride down market to the wharves. You won't be disappointed . Anything u need- just ask the staff. They... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3 of us got there straight out of Burning Man, with tons of dust and bikes. The guys didn't even flinch. Incredible service all the way through, got everything we needed and more. Super clean, very well located, amazing breakfast, right on the BART station, close to Castro and the Mission, great amenities, very affordable. We had an amazing time,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well located in San Francisco, near to bus stop and underground station, the Willows Inn is a quiet place to stay next to Castro and Mission. Several restaurants are nearby and it's not too far from SFO international. The bed and breakfast has very charming rooms, wide and clear, but not all of them. I stayed in a family... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

I used to live in the City for 20 years and have referred people to this place many times over the years and decided to try it myself on my next trip. I was very pleased with the reservation process and the information they provided on the room and the parking situation If you are driving and checking in I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

It was a comfortable stay of 9 nights in SF from 12-21 Aug 2016. The place was nicely furnished, coming across as comfy. The room I stayed in had enough space to not feel cramped in. Staff were professional and helpful. Great location, less than 1 min walking distance from Church station, and good eats around the area. A downside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

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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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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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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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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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about The Willows Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 710 14th St, At Church and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA 94114-1106
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 Hotel San Francisco
The Willows b&b Inn
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