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The Willows Bed and Breakfast Inn

193 reviews
Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (5)
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“other guests”(18 reviews)
“castro street”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming. Comfortable. Super clean. Great location. Very private. Friendly staff. Public Transportation close. Mike was really nice. Will definitely stay there again the next time we are in San Francisco.

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Comfortable surroundings, welcoming and helpful staff, and the best b&b breakfast in my experience, including great coffee. Conveniently located near mass transit, buses and streetcars and trains. A huge Safeway is a block away, and there's a laundromat right across the street. I can't imagine...More

1  Thank Tom D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I stayed at this place during the July long weekend and beyond. When I booked, the owners sent me an e-mail with the directions to the inn from SF Airport. I followed the directions to the T, and had no problem finding the place. It...More

Thank JSmith31082012
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The staff were very helpful, especially at getting us in late. They were able to provide a parking space for our rental car (extra $15/night). You would never find the place if you didn't know what you were looking for, but the location is very...More

Thank contradancer
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We stayed at the Willows Inn for three nights and enjoyed the nice room and the atmosphere in this B&B in the Castro district. The place is decorated with love and very well kept. It made us feel really comfortable. We liked the kitchen conversations...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$171 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$171 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (5)
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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,
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21 July 2015|
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Response from willowssf | Property representative |
Very limited parking is available for $15 per night. If you need parking, please mention it when you make your reservation so we can reserve it for you if it is available.
Nette W
7 February 2015|
Response from willowssf | Property representative |
Nette, you must have us confused with another inn. We do not have a pool, and I'm not aware of any B&B in San Francisco that does. Our climate is not conducive to outdoor pools. There are some indoor public pools in the... More
Zorina Y
20 January 2015|
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Response from Jeff_Small | Reviewed this property |
Nope...not walking distance
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"Ask for a room away from main street."
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"You definitely want a back room away from the noisy street. We stayed in room 24. All rooms are either 2nd..."
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"Rooms in the back are quieter."
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"Ask for a room toward the rear of the property."
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