There’s no doubt that San Francisco is an amazing city with much to offer. If you find yourself fortunate enough to visit this California gem, check out these incredible Bed and Breakfast spots for your stay.
If you have ever read “O Magazine” or watched Trading Spaces you might recognize the title of this slice of the old world. Old World Inn, that is. Located in the romantic Napa Valley, this AAA Three Diamond rated Inn has more to offer you than just plain old beds and breakfasts (pun intended). Revel in the romance of wine country while you enjoy a world famous spa treatment, enjoy a warm country meal and of course, do a little wine tasting. This historic home built in 1906 hosts 8 rooms, 5 of which include a jacuzzi and a private cottage. Wine, chocolate chip cookies, appetizers, dessert and a warm breakfast is included with the room rate. You can choose from the following themed rooms: Allegria, Starry Night, La Boheme, Chocolat, La Biblioteca, Secret Garden, Bella Tuscany, Night in Paris and of course, the Walden Cottage which is located in a separate, private building. All of the rooms are spectacular and you are sure to enjoy your stay in the wine country when you book a room at the Old World Inn.
Old World Inn, 1301 Jefferson Street, Napa, CA 94559, (800) 966-6624
If you’re looking for a little romantic seclusion, the Deer Crossing Inn is sure to be a sensational choice. Champagne under the stars, delectable wine and cheese appetizers and breakfast on the deck in the morning are just a few of the many offerings of this romantic retreat just minutes from the city. The inn hosts 4 charming rooms along with a separate blacksmith building featuring 2 private accommodations.
Deer Crossing Inn, 21600 Eden Canyon Rd, Castro Valley, CA (510) 937-4926
If you’re looking for an inn with some European flair, check into the Monte Cristo. This turn of the century saloon turned Bed and Breakfast is located on Presidio Avenue and boasts an interesting history. With it’s old school charm and private accommodations, this inn is sure to be a treat.
Monte Cristo, 600 Presidio Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94115, (888) 666-1875
If you’re looking for a classy stay, head over to the Inn San Francisco. This Victorian Mansion B&B features classical music, marble fireplaces and a historic San Francisco library. Candlelight and fresh flowers complete the elegance of this classic inn. A grand buffet breakfast is offered in the parlor and you can enjoy a spectacular view of the city from the rooftop. This inn offers cozy and spacious rooms along with a few deluxe bedrooms with a luxurious spa tub and fireplace to create a romantic setting. If you’re looking for a timeless treasure, the Inn San Francisco is just the place.
The Inn San Francisco, 943 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA (415) 641-0188
In the heart of San Francisco you will find Circa 1870, a 19th century Victorian inn featuring authentic art and claw foot tubs. Wine is on the house each night and if you stay long enough, you will receive a complimentary walking tour. The inn hosts 5 rooms including the King Room, the Rosie Room, the New York Room, the Yellow Room and the Friends/Family of Four Room. A social room is available to get to know other guests and enjoy some complimentary treats such as cookies or cake and a bottle of wine to share with your new friends. Circa 1870 may be a throwback to an earlier age in the city, but it’s modern flair is enough to make you want to make a second trip.
Circa 1870, 2119 California Street, San Francisco, CA (415) 928-3224
And there you have it. A spot for every mood. There are several more top choices in the bay area, too many to name, really. But in my opinion, these top the list. They all have something special to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your fifth, you’re guaranteed to be treated like family no matter which inn you choose. If you’ve got the time (and money) try them all. It’s always good to mix it up a little. Right?