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The Parsonage Bed and Breakfast

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Loved this beautiful place. Perfect location. Only a few blocks from the Painted Ladies and within minutes from all the main sights. Decor is warm and elegant. Enjoyed our breakfast every morning in the Garden Room. We hope to be back soon!

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I spent four days in this stunning place - and I was more that pleasantly surprised by the warmth and hospitality of the proprietors -not to mention the uniquely prepared and delicious breakfast offerings! My room was comfortable and quiet and you certainly can't beat the convenient location! Thanks for helping making my trip memorable and comfortable as well.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband and I spent three nights at the Parsonage in San Francisco. The inn is charming with so much history, interesting art (new and old) beautiful antiques and the inn keepers John and Joan were lovely hosts. Our breakfast each morning was filling and delicious. I would recommend the Parsonage unequivocally without hesitation. Our only regret was that we...

Thank vliet1501
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I stayed for six nights and I am so glad to have chosen the Parsonage. I had a wonderful time at this beautiful old house. It breathes victorian class. You feel like you are plunged into the 19th century. Beautiful furniture, high ceilings, tall windows in an oriel, tasteful decoration. Joan and John are superb hosts who will make you...

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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Past its prime. Good location.Tiny room, no chair, no closet, tiny window, depressing.NO housekeeping--there 4 nights--one night there was housekeeping--could tell because a dirty rag was left between our pillows.Told proprietor so he freshened another night which meant he made the bed, no clean bowl in bathroom, no folded towels etc.Breakfast was skimpy and coffee was on request and also...

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Martinez, California
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Warm and comforting atmosphere; room was furnished with a great attention to detail to the time period. Bathroom was amazing! Wonderful crepes for breakfast. Joan and Jone offered a personal touch to the stay. They offered me a glass of wine and we had a nice conversation about the local history of the neighborhood. I used to live on the...

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Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The neighbourhood is interesting, but the b&b and its owners even more so. It is clear they know what they are doing. All the details are taken care of. The rooms are spectacular, the breakfasts are scrumptious (no need for lunch) and to top it all off there is Carson (of tv fame), the most polite dog ever, who indeed...

Thank barb.eve
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Joan and John were wonderful hosts, but the warmest welcome was from Carson the curly dog. I am allergic to dogs, so cautious, but I did not react to her at all...apparently the breed is hypoallergenic, which worked for me! The house is beautiful: an authentic wooden clad Victorian house over three floors. I stayed in the downstairs "garden" room,...

Thank Petra O
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We chose this B&B because we like Victorian/Edwardian properties with furniture to match and good facilities. It didn't disappoint. It is a short bus/tram ride from the centre (or a long-ish walk, which we did) but we like not to be in the centre of a city as it feels too built up. Everything about the place had an artistic...

Thank Sue M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stayed here on recommendation. A lovely warm welcome from Joan, John and their dog Carson made for a relaxing visit. We stayed 1-5 July in the Julia Morgan room on the top floor. It was very comfortable with a spacious shower room ensuite. We arrived late at night with our suitcases and were so pleased that Joan had an...

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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The Parsonage is an architectural treasure in the heart of San Francisco's historic Hayes Valley, within easy walking distance of the opera house and some of the city's most dynamic restaurants. The elegant bedrooms have excellent queen beds, multiple pillows, superior linens, a marble shower, and good light; some have working fireplaces and/or views; one has a Victorian claw-footed bathtub. With superb access to public transportation, it is within blocks of highway 101, and walking distance of BART. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Parsonage Bed and Breakfast

Address: 198 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5711
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Hayes Valley
Price Range: $308 - $391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Parsonage Hotel San Francisco
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“I would encourage the traveler to call the inn keepers directly and ask them.”
 of 5 bubbles vliet1501, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“if you want a kitchen, ask for the garden room. All the rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles petrao683, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was the Alice Lagan, others were away from the stairs to the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles SueM909, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top floor catches the cool breezes”
 of 5 bubbles fi0namiller, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms we viewed were lovely and quite different from one another. I would have happily stayed in any one of them.”
 of 5 bubbles cpmaltas, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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