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Charming Studio in Nob Hill - Where Writer Dashiell Hammett Used to Live

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Nob Hill guest house description

This nice and comfortable studio is completely remodeled. The kitchen has custom cabinets as well as stainless steel appliances. It is a full kitchen with all necessary equipment. The bathroom is tiled and has an authentic claw-foot tub/shower. The living room is also the bedroom with a queen size mattress which is very comfortable. All bed and bath linens are provided. The washer and dryer are located in the basement of the building. Furthermore, you can enjoy the terrific view from the common area deck located on the roof with a view of the surrounding city and Golden Gate Bridge. Single sofa bed available for a 3rd guest.

Who lived here?

Samuel Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894—January 10, 1961) was an American author of hardboiled detective novels and short stories. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade (The Maltese Falcon), Nick and Nora Charles (The Thin Man), and the Continental Op (Red Harvest and The Dain Curse). In addition to the significant influence his novels and stories had on film, Hammett 'is now widely regarded as one of the finest mystery writers of all time' and was called, in his obituary in the New York Times, 'the dean of the... 'hard-boiled' school of detective fiction'. Samuel Dashiell Hammett lived in this apartment while he was finishing writing The Maltese Falcon.

PARKING SITUATION

There is no parking in the building, and a car is not necessary as there is easy and convenient public transportation. You can park in some public garages nearby:

St. Francis Garage, 1234 Pine St San Francisco, CA 94109 (Closest and the cheapest)

State Garage or Mr. Parker's Parking Scoop, 818 Leavenworth St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Ampco System Parking, 1101 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108





PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION & DISTANCES

Union Square is 0.7 miles away from the property: By car or taxi: 3 min. By public transportation: 12 min. Take the Cable Car Powell - Hyde line direction Downtown and stop at Post St. Walking distance: 10 min.

The Moscone Center is 1.1 miles away from the property: By car or taxi: 6 min. By public transportation: 15 min. Take the Cable Car Powell - Hyde line direction Downtown and stop at Powell St. Walking distance: 16 min.

Fisherman's Warf is 1.2 miles away from the property: By car or taxi: 5 min. By public transportation: 15 min. Take the Cable Car Powell - Hyde line and stop at the Terminal (Northpoint St). Walking distance: 20 min.

The SFO Airport is 14.8 miles away from the property: By car or taxi: 24 min. You can also book a shuttle service. By public transportation: 1 hour-ride. Take BART at the airport direction East Bay, and stop at Powell St. Then take Bus #27 direction Van Ness and stop at Leveanworth St and Sacramento St.



GORCERIES NEARBY

Whole Foods Market - 1765 California St

Le Beau Nob Hill Market - 1263 Leavenworth St

Cala Foods - 1095 Hyde St

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 37 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House

Meals

      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Suitability

      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3

      • Studio: 1 queen

        ...moreless

      • Twin size sofa bed available upon request, see pictures. Bed linen provided....moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

        ...moreless

      • Courtesy toilet paper, shampoo and soap samples. Fresh towels provided....moreless

      Entertainment

      • Television
      • Satellite / Cable
      • DVD Player

      Theme

      • Budget
      • Tourist Attractions

      Attractions

      • Bay/Sound
      • Churches
      • Cinemas
      • Library
      • Marina
      • Museums
      • Playground
      • Recreation Center
      • Theme Parks
      • Live Theater
      • Restaurants
      • Zoo

      Leisure Activities

      • Walking
      • Outlet Shopping
      • Sight Seeing
      • Whale Watching

      local services and businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Fitness Center
      • Groceries
      • Hospital

      Location Type

      • Downtown
      • Near The Ocean

      sports and adventure activities

      • Sound/Bay Fishing
      • Tennis
      • Sailing
      • Cycling
      • Surfing
      • Pier Fishing
      • Hiking

      catering options

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 2 people

          forms of payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              General

              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Internet
              • Towels Provided
              • Paper Towels
              • Toilet Paper
              • Living Room
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided

              Kitchen

              • Grill
              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Kitchen
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Microwave

              Outside

              • Terrace
              • Barbecue

              property descriptor

                  • Semi-Detached
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 11 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season
                  Apr 1 - Aug 7, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $160
                  $1,120
                  Special Events
                  Aug 8 - Aug 10, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $192
                  High Season
                  Aug 11 - Sep 27, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $160
                  Special Events
                  Sep 28 - Oct 16, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $192
                  High Season
                  Oct 17 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $160
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $140
                  $980

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning fee $75
                  • VAT Tax Rate 14%

                  Notes:

                  $75 cleaning fee (one time charge)

                  Minimum stay: 3 nights. Also considering 2 night stay inquiries.

                  High season also includes: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve and Easter.

                  Refundable Damage Deposit of $400 or purchase of our Security Damage Protection Insurance for $40.


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                  Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  14 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  SFO
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Embarcadero Building
                  1.9 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Caltrain station
                  1.6 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Central Freeway
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Ocean Beach
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Zeki's Bar
                  200 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Lake Tahoe
                  2.6 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Presidio Golf Course
                  0.3 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Fleur De Lys

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Neighborhood: NOB HILL. It is one of San Francisco's most desirable destinations, renowned for its city landmarks and the famous hotels that border Huntington Park. For those who explore further, it also reveals unexpected facets. In addition to its swanky character, the area is influenced by the diverse personalities of the downtown neighborhoods that surround it, making it an intriguing place to visit.

                  You are just steps away from the many cafes, pubs, Italian restaurants, theatres, bookstores and shops of the Italian Quarter. It is the perfect gateway in San Francisco, yet close to all the entertainment. Washington Square Park, Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, the Financial District are all within walking distance. The location is easily accessible by car, bus or cable car.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About: We like to rent a vacation rental when we travel.

                  Why Nob Hill:
                  Walking distance to everywhere. The Cable Car is one block away. Best base to explore the city. Nob Hill is one of the best areas in San Francisco. This studio is also fully furnished and equipped with kitchen and bathroom.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
                  Writer Dashiell Hammett used to live in this building and wrote the 'Maltese Falcon' in there. The rooftop deck offers amazing views of the city and the bay.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: french, german, italian, spanish, english, Catalan

                   

                  Photos

                  • Living area and bedroom

                    Living area and bedroom

                  • Living area and bedroom

                    Living area and bedroom

                  • Big flat screen.

                    Big flat screen.

                  • Hallway

                    Hallway

                  • Full bathroom

                    Full bathroom

                  • Roof top deck w/ barbecue and amazing views

                    Roof top deck w/ barbecue and amazing views

                  • Roof top deck w/ barbacue and amazing views

                    Roof top deck w/ barbacue and amazing views

                  • Roof top deck w/ barbecue and amazing views

                    Roof top deck w/ barbecue and amazing views

                  • Twin sofa bed for extra guest

                    Twin sofa bed for extra guest

                  • Views from rooftop deck

                    Views from rooftop deck

                  • Living area and bedroom

                    Living area and bedroom

                  • Big flat TV. Table, two chairs and twin sofa bed

                    Big flat TV. Table, two chairs and twin sofa bed

                  • Dining area

                    Dining area

                  • Fully equipped kitchen

                    Fully equipped kitchen

                  • Dashiell Hammet used to live here

                    Dashiell Hammet used to live here

                  • Roof top deck w/ barbecue and amazing views

                    Roof top deck w/ barbecue and amazing views

                  • Roof top deck w/ barbecue and amazing views

                    Roof top deck w/ barbecue and amazing views

                  • Twin sofa bed for extra guest

                    Twin sofa bed for extra guest

                  • Views from rooftop deck

                    Views from rooftop deck

                  $140 - $192 per night (USD)
                  11

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 07/21/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
                  Dates are unavailable
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                  Speaks: french, german, italian, spanish, english, Catalan
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