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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Monte Cristo was great in every respect. From the booking, early check-in to room selection and great restaurant recommendations, Jack was most accommodating. Although on a busy street, the rooms are quiet and very comfortable. We enjoyed the afternoon coffee and pastries in the breakfast area every afternoon after having strolled the city. Breakfasts are also very... More 

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Thank June S
Zaandam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay at Monte Cristo. Great hospitality from the owner Jack. Breakfast is awesome. Some fresh fruits, fried eggs etc. Also great advises for things to do in the city and restaurants. The room was fine and always clean. Neighbourhood very fine.

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Suwanee, Georgia, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Jack was tremendously helpful and patient with us. When I brought back part of my lunch, he brought a small refrigerator to our room for my left-overs. Talk about service! I really enjoyed the breakfasts there too. Nick's cooking and food presentation is wonderful. And he shares his recipes. They're great folks and we had a great stay.

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Thank Sharon P
united kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

What a great B&B completely an amazing house with such kind friendly staff!! The breakfast was everything you would want with staff able to cook mostly anything the cookies and hot drinks being available all the time is such a lovely touch and perfect for arriving if you had a long flight like we did from the UK we are... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My sister and I decided to book a BnB instead of a hotel for our first time in San Fran, and the Monte Cristo did not disappoint. It is not amongst the hustle and bustle of Union Square but instead tucked away more near the San Francisco bridge, which I personally preferred. There are easy bus links or a quick... More 

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Coleford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this lovely b&b for a few days whilst in San Francisco and have nothing but praise - a very welcoming greeting, large clean rooms, lovely bathroom, fantastic breakfast and pleasant lounge. The location takes about an hour to walk to Union Square (which we were more than happy to do) or why not take a stroll to Van... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I wanted to stay near the Presidio with a friend who was visiting SF for the first time. I booked Monte Cristo due to the TA reviews and it didn't disappoint. Wonderful hosts, great food and terrific bed/room. We had the suite so that we would have extra space and it was a really great room. Parking as USF parking... More 

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Thank Chakra123
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Instead of staying in a high-rise hotel filled with tourists in a crowded loud area, do as we did and book a room at the Monte Cristo Bed and Breakfast. We stayed in one of the smaller rooms on the first floor of the inn. This worked well for us. Within the room was an armoire and a dresser in... More 

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Thank LofL
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful B&B with an old San Francisco feel. Gracious and accommodating host, thanks Jack! Awesome quiche, an amazing assortment of fresh berries, and more. Looking forward to coming back. Location is quiet and convenient.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Fabulous. What can I say. It was a wonderful experience and I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. Nick was wonderful and so accommodating with his cakes and delicious breakfast. So nice and welcoming. The room was so nice and the staff great.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If the walls of the Monte Cristo could talk, what stories they could tell, for this remarkable building has been a part of San Francisco since 1875. When the great fire swept the city after the 1906 earthquake, homes were put to the torch on Van Ness Avenue to create a firebreak, and the 'Saloon' not only survived, it served as a refuge for the newly post-quake homeless. This European-style B&B is convenient to the entire city and is at the junction of three great neighborhoods, Presidio Heights, Pacific Heights, and Laurel Heights. It is in one of the cleanest neighborhoods in San Francisco with abundant street parking. It is only two blocks to the elegantly restored Victorian shops, Zagat-rated restaurants and antique stores on Sacramento Street. It's within walking distance to shopping on Union Street and Fillmore Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monte Cristo Bed and Breakfast

Address: 600 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2425
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $325 - $467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Monte Cristo Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Monte Cristo Hotel San Francisco
Monte Cristo b&b
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“We had three rooms upstairs and all were beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles JuneS572, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are amazing such a original house amazing!!”
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“Read the book by previous customers which is near the lobby, some good tips in there”
 of 5 bubbles BeCarmar, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book the suite if you need extra space or want a reading room off the bedroom.”
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