Welcome! Thank you for choosing to visit us. Home is where the heart is and we are so grateful to be able to share ours with you. We hope your stay is relaxing, joy-filled and memory-making. In our welcome packet, you will find all the information you might need for your stay. From the WiFi password to the best taco stand around, we have you covered! Thank you again for staying with us. Hopefully, it’s something to write home about.
Lowrie + Alba
There is 2-hour parking from 8-6 Mon-Fri. Please make sure to check the street cleaning signs. We don't want you to get a ticket. The nearest parking garage is very close at 1650 Fillmore Street in Japantown.
We are located at 1868 Buchanan Street on the SE corner of Bush Street.
Access to the unit is through the garage which is located BEHIND THE HOUSE on Bush Street. Please use the lower key pad and punch in the code 5472 Enter. The unit is located down the garden stairs. The keys will be on the tray on the coffee table
We have a Keurig coffee maker, microwave and mini fridge. The appliance manuals are on top of the microwave.
There is a kitchenette with a Keurig coffee maker, microwave and small refrigerator. We provide coffee pods, tea, creamer and sugar.
We ask that you not use the washer/dryer. They are old and can malfunction.
We have radiant floors. The thermostat is located in the living area to the left of the closet door on the wall facing the garden.
Please keep noise down after 10:00 pm. We want our neighbors to support the short-term rental community. No smoking or vaping of any kind. Legal or illegal.
Call 911 in case of emergency.
Don't miss The Presidio for hiking and Beautiful Bay Views. Golden Gate Park, Crissy Field and Marina Green are also great for outdoor excursions. The Alcatraz tour is really fun and you get to take a ferry out to the island. Great escape stories about the inmates.
Check out these great neighborhood restaurants: Jackson Fillmore, The Tailor's Son, SPQR, Florio, Octavia SF, Palmer's, Cultivar. Blue Barn is nice for lunch. Breakfast spots include, Fillmore Bakehop, B Patisserie and Jane.
Hip and trendy Fillmore Street is just two blocks away and known for its wonderful boutiques. Union Street and Chestnut Street are also nearby fun shopping locations.
The De Young Museum and The Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park are both really fun and known for their state of the art architecure. Nice place for a picnic and/or lunch. The Museum of Modern Art. The Asian Art Museum
Palmer's is a fun bar on Fillmore Street. Other SF night clubs include DNA Lounge, Foreign Cinema, Raven Bar, Madrone Art Bar, Double Dutch, Monarch, and Black Cat.
Looking for family fun. Try an escape room game @ Escape SF, PanIQ Escape Room SF or Reason. San Francisco Zoo, The Academy of Sciences and The Exploratorium are also wonderful for families.
Any garbage can be left in the bins in the garage. We'll do the rest.
Please leave the keys and garage door opener on the tray on the coffee table.
So long for now & safe travels! We hope you had a wonderful stay and that your path leads you back to us soon. To make planning your departure a bit easier, we’ve included the names of the Bay Area airports & distances to the nearest transportation hubs. SFO is roughly a 40 minutes drive from here. Oakland Airport is roughly an hour drive. Be sure to check traffic updates just in case! Please take a look at our Guest Book on the following page for former guest reviews and messages. We would so love for you to leave your mark and share your favorite memory from your visit too.
Warmly, Lowrie + Alba