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The Inn San Francisco

  • 943 S. Van Ness Ave. Map It
  • Mission District
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  • Charming antiques
  • Helpful staff
  • Location on city's sunny side
  • Extensive library of books about Northern California history
  • Free street parking
  • Pets welcome


  • Neighborhood can be sketchy at night
  • Some rooms are a tight squeeze
  • A couple rooms lack a private bathroom

Updated 02/02/2015

Fodor's Review

No other San Francisco bed-and-breakfast is as steeped in local lore as this Italianate Victorian mansion decked out in ornate poster beds, opulent Oriental rugs, and precious Victorian artifacts. The 27-room house once belonged to a city commissioner who struck it rich in the potato business, and was then dubbed the city's "Potato King"; for decades the inn has welcomed visitors to the vibrant Mission District. Guest quarters range from cozy (yes, that means snug) to spacious enough to fit a family (in the garden cottage). All guests have access to a generous buffet breakfast and a hot tub, great for chilly nights—although this inn is located in the warmest slice of San Francisco.

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943 S. Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, California, 94110, United States

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415-641–0188; 800-359–0913


Hotel Details:

  • 21 rooms
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 02/02/2015

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