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"My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Beyond the Palm. The property was exactly as described and Kristoffer was a wonderful host. He not only gave us information before we arrived but remained available to answer all of our questions. We have rented several other times through VRBO and this property and host was as good as it gets. The hot tub was definitely appreciated after a long day of walking and seeing the sights of SF. Enough said and I know and trust that others will feel the same way."
Guest: eliot b.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 28, 2015
"I was re reading the previous reviews and have to shake my head at those who complained about the noise. This is a city and with a city can come every city noise imaginable from street noise to neighbor noise. If you do not want to stay in a city, then go to the Suburbs. I was so excited to be staying is such a beautiful home especially since I am currently renovating a 1930s home. I was studying all the little details about this house and hope to find some similar items for my house. This may be a little detail that others may not notice but is something that is unique - your towels and sheets are amazing! Where did you get them? I couldn't figure out the brand names. The beds were sooo comfortable. I know it sounds weird to rave about such things but I have stayed in many vacation rentals around the world and never has an owner cared about those things so I just wanted to point them out.
I do have a couple of suggestions:
1. You should create a "information" binder that gives your guest information about the house. I have seen other vacation rental owners do this and it is very helpful and may help eliminate some of the complaints that people have. Such as where to find the toilet paper (I figured you would have some so I just looked in the most obvious place and easily found them) Also how to work the TV, stove, laundry, fireplace. Even though you may think these things are obvious, it doesn't hurt to provide the info.
2. You do need an internet "booster" to help get internet in the back of the house. The signal is very strong up until you get to the 2nd bedroom but then you cant get it in the kitchen or dining room. I don't know what the technical name is for them other than booster but I have them all over my house in Bermuda because our walls are made of concrete so the signal needs a boost. It is something you can easily plug into the wall in the dining room.
We absolutely loved being here. The neighborhood is perfect and we will definitely be back again."
Guest: Lisa S.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 2, 2015
"This is a great house that made us feel like we were visiting the real San Francisco. Four business associates stayed while in town for a show at Moscone Center. The location is convenient to transportation and walking for eating. I wish we had another week in town to explore the area. I must also say that literally the first person we saw walking down the street when we pulled up was naked. So be prepared for a real SF experience and just go with the flow.
The house was large and well appointed. Everything we needed was there and Elizabeth & Anthony made us feel very welcome to stay and care for it as if we were at home. There is much evidence of family & family activities around the house and a lot of the kids artwork on the walls. If you expect sterile and clean with no evidence of anyone else having been there then this place is not ideal for you, but if warm and homey are good with you, then settle on in.
The fact that it has a garage made renting a car easy. The garage is a bit difficult to get in and out of and will probably take the effort of two people (a guide) until you are used to it, but it is a plus. I see someone else commented also, the issue is the incline makes visibility difficult and the pedestrians, traffic, parked cars and a nice tree in a bad place make it hard to manage without experience.
Bottom line is I would go stay again without hesitation and I think that is the best recommendation I could give."
Guest: Bruce K.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: January 24, 2015
"What a treat to stay in this elegant home for a few days. We were a group of five having a holiday reunion and we originally chose this house because it had 3 bedrooms, a reserved parking place (if you need it and request the permit), a convenient location, and it looked good in the pictures. We were delighted when it went beyond all our expectations. It is elegantly and comfortably furnished, and the views are incredible. it will be one of the great memories of our time in San Francisco."
Guest: Judy W.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: December 15, 2014