San Francisco boutique hotels within walking distance of happy hour

San Francisco Proper, a a San Francisco boutique hotel
San Francisco Proper

There’s nothing the modern traveler loves more than convenient locations and affordable accommodations. And when visiting San Francisco, you’ll want to take note of these hospitable gayborhood gems.

While SF’s Castro is a destination from near and far — and even more than a few staycations — there are very few places to actually sleep nearby because it’s mostly a residential area rather than a business district.

Luckily, we’ve found these local hotels that are a mere walking distance after happy hour. Say goodbye to “Can you host?” and hello to “My hotel is across the street.”

Looking for a place to rest that might be a car ride away and offer a touch more luxe? Fear not.

Here’s a comprehensive list of LGBTQ-friendly San Francisco boutique hotels.

Beck’s Motor Lodge

One of the few lodges located in Castro District, the Beck’s remodel has transformed from seedy hook-up spot to family-friendly comforts… mostly.

Beck’s Motor Lodge

Authentic and central motor lodge 2222 Market St · San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 621-8212

The Parker Guest House

This peaceful, upscale bed & breakfast is an oasis for reading, writing, and relaxing with a fireplace in the library, a sunroom, and outdoor decks and gardens.

Parker Guest House

Boutique lodging near Dolores Park 520 Church St · San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 621-3222

Willows Inn

Full of paisley and floral prints, Willows Inn is a standout among San Fransico boutique hotels — a traditional B&B off of Church Street at the beginning of Castro District.

The Willows Inn Bed & Breakfast

European style in the Castro 710 14th St · San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 431-4770

Twin Peaks Hotel

Located at the base of Twin Peaks on the Castro District end of Market Street, this San Francisco boutique hotel is conveniently located when stumbling back after a night on the town.

Twin Peaks Hotel

Prime Market Street location 2160 Market St · San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 863-2909

San Francisco Proper

If the Castro strikes you as a place to dip your toe rather than completely submerge yourself, consider the San Francisco Proper. Interior designer Kelly Wearstler’s maximalist approach includes plenty of wallpaper, ephemera, and fantastical trinkets, offering an eyeful for travelers interested in exploring San Francisco’s Mid-Market District.

San Francisco Proper

One of a kind historic stay in the heart of the city Hotel Entrance is at 1100 Market Street 45 McAllister St · San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 735-7777

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