Charming Studio in Nob Hill, San Francisco
Nob Hill was once referred to as the "hill of palaces" by writer Robert Louis
Stevenson in the late 1880's when describing the auspicious mansions built by wealthy
industrialists seeking to escape the melee of the city's lower quarters. Since then only
one of the grand houses remains (the Pacific-Union Club at 1000 California St.) but
the area has retained it's exclusivity and is now home to some of San Francisco's
finest hotels such as the Fairmont Hotel, the Mark Hopkins Hotel and the Stanford
Court Hotel as well as the impressive Grace Cathedral and imposing California
Masonic Memorial Temple.
Notable for it's access to the famous San Francisco cable cars the neighborhood offers
many bustling cafés, bistros, bars, coffee shops, grocery stores. All of the city’s major
business and tourist destinations such as Union Square, the Financial District, North
Beach, Russian Hill and Fisherman’s Wharf are all easily accessible. The studio is
only minutes walk to St. Francis Memorial Hospital which makes it an ideal place to
stay for traveling nurses.
Parking & Driving
The apartment does not have private parking and free street parking can be difficult
to find. There are, however, numerous paid parking garages nearby: PARKING.
If you would like to know how far you are from a particular address we suggest you
look at MapQuest: www.mapquest.com to get an idea of the time and distance
There is a convenience store opposite the building's front door. One block up is the
Nob Hill Market (9am to 9pm), two blocks away is a Cala Foods (a large supermarket
affiliated with Ralphs) and about four blocks away is a Whole Foods market. There is
also a Walgreens Drugstore only a short walk away.
WalkScore.com, a walkable neighborhood web site, rates the area as 98 out of 100 and
describes it as a "Walkers' Paradise."
Grace Cathedral built from 1928
after it's predecessor was
destroyed in the 1906 earthquake.
It was modeled on the great
Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris,
Cable Cars run from
only a block away.
Make Zeki's Bar on
California Street your
For British visitors there is an
English import shop just a couple
of blocks away: You Say Tomato