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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

We arrived late and the room is readily available for us. It's cosy and clean. The breakfast spread is the same every morning but it's good enough to fill the stomach. It's very quiet throughout our 2 nights stay though we understood that all rooms in the inn was actually occupied. There's no problem with sharing the common bath and... More 

3 Thank Alex C
Dallas, Texas
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74 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2013

We were stuck in San Francisco on Saturday 12/7 so at the last minute we booked the Willows Inn. We were first impressed with the accommodating and friendly last minute reservation we made. They actually were concerned that we were stuck in San Fran and were glad to have a room ready within the hour. Upon arrival we were quickly... More 

2 Thank MJRLdal
Sacramento, California
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2013

The Willows B&B is located in the Castro neighborhood. If you are unfamiliar with SF, this is primary residential. The 101 "Central Freeway" terminates just around the corner so getting there and outa there is easy. This is a top-notch B&B, so if you frequent them, you know what that means. Baths/Showers are located centrally on each floor and are... More 

5 Thank Danvillme
Duluth, Minnesota
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We stayed at the Willows Inn because it was the best reasonably priced place we could find, but it turned out to be a hidden gem! We will never stay anywhere but here on any future trips to San Francisco! The Willows Inn is conveniently located near the intersection of Market St and Church street, so it is literally steps... More 

2 Thank smullen4677
Adelaide, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

We recently stayed at the Willows Bed & Breakfast Inn from August 23rd 2013 for 9 nights. From our first of many emails, to the warm welcome when we first arrived tired from our long flight from Adelaide South Australia, Mark showed us around the inn & made us feel at home. Our room was great, clean & exactly what... More 

5 Thank Jon-Tony C
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 25 October 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the Willows Bed and Breakfast Inn for two nights on Oct 4th and 5th. It was planned last minute 2 weeks before my arrival and I'm glad I made the right choice because my hosts were able to accommodate me without knowing it was the Castro street fair that weekend. Again I appreciate them. Anyways I arrived... More 

2 Thank maui87a
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

I just returned from a perfect week in San Francisco. I was so happy staying at Willows from the moment I registered with Mark and he showed me around until Mike arranged for my ride to the airport and signed me out. JoJo knew I was an early riser and made sure to have the coffee ready extra early. Jesse... More 

1 Thank gkny10011
Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Recently stayed for 4 nights with my friend. This is a very nice bnb located in the heart of the Castro. The building is typical of its era and retains the charm and quaintness that the area is known for. We stayed in the upper level in their smallest room which was not a problem. As most bnbs in the... More 

1 Thank Darren M
New York, New York, United States
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

Me and my girlfriend stayed here this past Saturday and Sunday and simply loved it. It was a great price for a great location. We were most impressed by the breakfast spread. Nothing out of the ordinary, but exactly what you needed/wanted. Also, they had Soy Milk for the coffee which is always a plus. Will be staying here every... More 

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Altoona, Iowa, United States
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

My travel buddy and I stayed at here for two weeks. This jewel of a Bed-n-Breakfast is perfectly located for anyone that wants to explore the city, less than a block away from major public transportation. The staff is fantastic, going above and beyond in taking care of our needs from check in to check out. Due to the length... More 

2 Thank Richard W

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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 neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theatres 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 Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Willows Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 710 14th Street, At Church and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA 94114
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > The Castro
Price Range: $148 - $263 (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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“Back rooms are more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Feniger, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back of the B&B are quieter, off-street.”
 of 5 bubbles tomdM2744XO, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 32: top floor, spacious, and sunny with operable double-glazed bay windows facing south.”
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  • Room 32 - note orchid
  • Room 32 panorama from basin on back wall to adjacent side wall
 of 5 bubbles Barbara_-_Clianthus, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“good selection of rooms all bright and airy , some have views of Market street, can be a little noisy but its SF a wonderful city ,”
 of 5 bubbles markgY5718JY, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the back are quieter but just look out on the back of other buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles dans313, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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