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Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stayed at this bed and breakfast for 2 nights. The walls and base boards in the bedrroms had holes and cracks in it and it really needs to be repainted. I was told both rooms had queen size beds that we were staying in, but the one room had to twin beds pushed together to make it a queen... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

My staying at the Guest House was perfect. Mario n Cristina were very welcoming with me. I stayed for two weeks n the location (Duboce triangle) was perfect. Quality / price perfect. I do recommend the place for any solo or couple travellers. I did meet people that become friends

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1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

This was the worst lodging experience I've ever had. I was unable to use the washer and dryer. The stove doesn't work. I felt unsafe because the inn keeper left keys in the mailbox. Boo! Yuck! Although parking was reasonable.

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Seattle, Washington
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I stayed at the Castillo Inn for three nights in March 2015. The location is good but the rooms are not very clean and there are stains on the sheets. The owner said the sheets are clean but he can't afford to buy new sheets because that's how he keeps the costs down. There was hair on the pillow. The... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015

The inn is located in a clean-looking neighbourhood with good night-life activities just a short walk away. There is a grocery store nearby and various MUNI stop areas that will get you just about anywhere in San Francisco without having to transfer. However, I cannot say I was greeted with a very warm welcome given that I did not meet... More 

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3 Thank Jean B
Fair Oaks, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

San Francisco is a very expensive city. Since my companion was paying he wanted the least expensive room I could find. This was it. The location was great. Just a few blocks from Market Street in the Castro district. Easy access the Muni transport. Good restaurants near by and I felt safe there. The key was not where it was... More 

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3 Thank melannneo
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

This is a place to stay if you (a) are a thief, (b) are at the mercy of a really bad travel agent, or (c) don't care about your belongings or any rest. The system that innkeeper Mario seems to (really) think is fine, is to ask folks leaving to throw loose keeys in an unlocked and unguarded in any... More 

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5 Thank Earl B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2011

No frills staying here except the free maps that Mario is quick to hand out because he gets them free from other sources (AAA) and then attempts to make you feel like he really cares. What he really cares about is getting your money up front, so you don't find another place to stay while your in town. Do your... More 

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6 Thank marksman1050
Lorton, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2011

Greatest disappointment was the loss of potential... great location, not much competition.... needs a thorough ceiling to floor scrubbing, weeding out of all not-nice nonessentials including furniture, rugs and personal type items (partially used toiletries, food, which is just tip of items laying around), and a restaging.

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LONDON UK
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2009

i was hesitant about my lone trip to s.f. i did search the internet for somthing mediocre/comfortable/fairly cheap and near the gay village ......ok i really neednt have worried in the slightest i got everything i paid for and more great guest house really friendly mario the owner was very accomidating clean towels everyday .. he gave me tips of... More 

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Staying in The Castro

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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, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gay clientele mostly, though all are welcome. Clean, quiet and safe. Centrally located close to Castro & Market Streets (about 5 minutes to Castro St). Ask about our seasonal discounts (holidays and special events excluded). Three rooms have queen beds, the fourth has a double bed. Included with your stay, a self-serve continental breakfast and WiFi access. Telephone, voice mail, refrigerator and microwave available in the common area. Accessible location with parking for an extra fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castillo Inn

Address: 48 Henry Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > The Castro
Price Range: $80 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Castillo Hotel San Francisco
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“Ask for the biggest room. Our room was so small we could barely turn around.”
 of 5 bubbles melannneo, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Stay at one of the larger guest houses like Parker or Willows Inn, the difference in money will be well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles marksman1050, 10 Oct 2011 | Read review
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