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Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Marina District Studio Rental Photos and Description

Large Studio, Outstanding Views, Walking Distance To Many Sites.

Located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in San Francisco. This large studio unit has every feature both SF natives and visitors yearn for. The views, accessibility to public transportation, historical sites, and adventure make this rental one of a kind. The unit is a 3rd floor walk-up or stair-lift (view photos), outfitted with a 55” TV, DVD, BOSE speakers, queen size bed, a double sofa bed, and walk-in closet. The large eat-in kitchen has plenty of room to whip up a meal using fresh, local ingredients from the local farmer’s market or grocer.


Located across Moscone Park and just a few steps from the bus stops. It is a 6-unit Marina-style building, quiet and equipped with a surveillance camera for added protection.


Both kitchen and bedroom windows have large bay windows overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and Moscone Park. Take this in with coffee from an adorable kitchen table or from the roof deck, easily accessible from the unit. You will enjoy a 360 degree view of the best of San Francisco – the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge, the magnificent Palace of Fine Arts dome, and Moscone Park.


Across the street from the studio you will have access to public sports facilities: baseball diamonds, tennis courts, basketball courts, 2 children’s playgrounds, and a golf driving range. It is also a few blocks away from the beach, running trails, and picnic spots.

Guests often enjoy biking across the Golden Gate bridge, having lunch in Sausalito (a picturesque town on the other side of the bridge), and taking the bike-friendly ferry to Fisherman’s wharf or the Ferry Building. This bike ride is fun, safe, and unforgettable.


Within the neighborhood, you will find a variety of restaurants on Chestnut Street and Union Street amidst boutiques, bars, cafes, and a movie theater. A wonderful feature of the marina district is that foodies and families will have no trouble finding a quick bite, a leisurely brunch, fun and inventive dinners, or a nightcap.


Just steps away from Bus line 30 and 28 takes you to many SF hot spots, including, North Beach, Chinatown, Little Italy, Union Square, Golden Gate Bridge & Golden Gate Park. Walking distance from this rental, is Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, and Pier 39, and less than a mile away is the Palace of Fine Arts, Crissy Fields and the Presidio, home to Lucas Films, the new Disney Museum, and Off The Grid picnics.

Book now to enjoy everything this rental has to offer!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Brenda Herrera
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, Filipino, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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About Brenda Herrera

This property is owned by a SF bay area family. The primary manager is Brenda who has worked in real estate for over 30 years. She is originally from the Philippines and fell in love with San Francisco after she moved to California in the 70's. She has managed many properties but this SF home is her pride and joy. She has kept this unit for only friends and family to enjoy until 2014.

Brenda Herrera purchased this studio in 2001

Why Brenda Herrera chose San Francisco

This property is where my family and friends would like to visit and relax at every opportunity. It has the best weather all year round. It can never be too cold nor too hot.

What makes this studio unique

It faces a park where you can enjoy privacy but you never feel alone because you can always watch others walking or playing in the park.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(108 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.9444447 based on 108 reviews
manhattan beach ca

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed 4 nites on Chestnut and we had a great time. The apartment is in a very convenient location with the #30 bus just outside the door. The parking place was good as we drove up from Southern Cal and then used public transportation in the city during our stay. The place is very well equipped and the building is very quiet. The Mr Coffee was very handy for us vs. the keurig that is also there. We will definitely be back again and thanks Brenda for allowing us into your lovely apt.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location in a safe neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with my husband and 3-year old for 4 nights. The location was great! We felt very safe and the Safeway within 2 blocks walking distance was a bonus. The rooftop was not was great! my husband said when he saw the view. Parking in the stall was very easy and convenient too. Thanks Brenda!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location and accomodations

  • 5 of 5

My wife, 8 year old son and I stayed here for a week for our first visit to San Francisco. This was the perfect location for everything we wanted to do during our trip. The bus stop being right outside the door was so convenient for getting around to any attractions as we did not have a car. The Safeway being so close was great (thanks Brenda for the use of the Safeway card for discounts). The shops and restaurants right down the street were realty good as well. This rental was a good size for us and having the full kitchen was a bonus. We were very comfortable here. We enjoyed the roof-top deck with the amazing views of the city. Also appreciated were the extras supplied such as shampoo, shower gel etc! Brenda was fantastic to deal with right from the beginning and always responded promptly if we had any questions. We would highly recommend this rental and would definitely want to stay here again if we return to San Francisco!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plymouth & Braintree, MA

Great location and views

  • 5 of 5

I spent a week (by myself - felt perfectly safe) here over Columbus Day Weekend. The views of the Blue Angels from the roof top deck were amazing! The deck also allowed me to watch the dogs play in the park and I even took in a softball game one evening. This rental has everything that you need. The kitchen is well stocked. The bed is nice and comfortable - plenty of linens and towels. Huge closet with lots of storage. Bus stop out front. There is a Safeway right around the corner and the Marina business district is right down the street. Brenda is a wonderful host and has thought of everything. Did I mention the bonus parking space? Thank you Brenda for a great visit. I would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Pace, Florida

Wonderful location and views.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here 4 nights. It was the perfect location for our visit to San Francisco! Great view from the rooftop deck. We loved watching the dogs play in the park early in the mornings while having breakfast. Brenda had all the information you could need about the local area. It made getting around so easy! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well equipped apartment in a wonderful location with nice views from the roof terrace.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this well equipped apartment in the Marina district. The location is perfect for walking to Fisherman's Wharf and the bay. There are also a bus stops in Chestnut St that allow you travel anywhere in the city.

The view from the roof terrace with the bay at the front and Pacific heights at the rear is magnificent.

The apartment is clean and contains everything that one needs. There are plenty of clear instructions posted on the walls regarding how to operate the appliances etc.

A slight negative is that some repair/maintenance work is needed. The white switch to close the garage door is broken, it is not easy to turn the key in the main front door and the water drained away very slowly in the shower.

Nevertheless, we would certainly recommend it to friends and relatives and it is our 1st choice when we decide to return to the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I rent the garage and told the owner to fix the switch and is now fixed. After you left, the cleaners realized that the tub drain was slow so it was immediately fixed before the new guests' arrival. I also amended the instructions on how to open the antique front door with the antique lock.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Jake's Steaks (Multiple Restaurant/Bar Options)
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Pier 41
Nearest Golf
2.3 Miles
Presidio Golf Course
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Civic Center
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
101 at Golden Gate Bridge
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Multiple Wonderful Restaurants in Area
Nearest Ski
180 Miles
Boreal and Sugar Bowl
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Crissy Field Beach
Car: not necessary

The Marina District is a young, upscale neighborhood packed with stores, restaurants, and outdoor attractions.

Of course, this neighborhood, bearing the name Marina District, is most known for its beautiful waterfront. It boasts views of the Golden Gate, large grassy fields, boat docks, and a breezy pedestrian/bike route which is one of the prime jogging paths of the entire Bay Area. This area is often featured in films and reality TV shows. Tourists flock here to cross the Golden Gate or go to the small beach area (most people find it too cold to actually sunbathe, but it is great for flying kites).

The neighborhood is most famous for the Palace of Fine Arts. The Palace is the only building left standing in its original location within the 1915 Exposition fairgrounds. The grounds around the Palace are a popular year-round attraction for tourists and locals, and are a favorite location for weddings and wedding party photographs for couples.

The singles scene is hopping on Friday and Saturday nights. Union St. is arguably the best street in the city to window-shop the hours away on a sunny Saturday afternoon, and, Chestnut St. has an incredible variety of high-quality restaurants catering to every palate including: Atelier Crenn, Roam Artisan Burgers, Isa, Zushi Puzzle, Bistro Aix, and A16.


Rates & Availability

Marina District Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Special
Nov 1 2016 - Jan 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2016
Feb 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Pricing is subject to change without notice. Holidays and special events may be higher.
Cleaning fee of $75 to $125 depending on length of stay and number of guests.

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Marina District Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Fully renovated in 2014. Surrounded with ceramic tiles . Bathroom vanity has glass counter top. Tub with shower. Window opens to back stairs.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Studio unit with 2 sections. One section contains a queen bed and a double sofa bed. Second section, separated by a wall with a door sized opening, contains breakfast nook and kitchen.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
You will never feel alone in this lovely unit! Both in the dining and bedroom areas, you can view sports activity and people walking in the park while you're in your own private space.

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