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Urban Chic

1868 Buchanan Street
1868 Buchanan Street

Welcome Daniel! Thank you for choosing to visit our urban chic airbnb. 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 is. Hopefully it’s something to write home about. Sincerely, Lowrie and Alba


Check-In Time

4:00 pm


There is only street parking or public garage parking, located at 1650 Fillmore Street. Street parking is for two hours only from 9:00-6:00. Please check signs for street cleaning notices.

****It is very important to not leave anything visible in your car. Break-ins are rampant in SF. Be safe.

Entry Instructions

Please note that access to the apartment is on Bush St. The home is located on the corner of Buchanan and Bush. You will need to go through the garage door to access the apartment. There are two controls inside the frame of garage door (there are a couple of photos posted in our listing on "self check-in" section for more information) please use the lower control. Code 4361 enter. Make sure to push the buttons hard.
*When leaving hit the enter button and door will close, when coming in hit the top button on the panel located to the left next to the door leading to the garden.

The apartment door will be unlocked. The key along with garage door opener that you can use once you're in
will be on the silver tray on top of living room coffee table tray.

Passwords & Codes

WiFI network: Urban Chic


Please do not use the washer and dryer. They are very old and can flood.


Kitchenette, with Keurig coffee maker, mini fridge and microwave. We supply coffee, tea, creamers and sugar.

House Rules & Contacts

House rules

Please don't wear shoes in the unit. We have wall to wall carpeting and want to keep it clean and tidy for everyone. There is a black basket to keep shoes.
No smoking of any kind legal or illegal.
Please keep noise to minimum after 11:00 pm.
Please turn out lights when you leave the unit.

Emergency Contacts

Lowrie 415-305-3326
Alba 510-759-6475

A Few of Our Favorite Things...

Outdoor Recommendations

Outdoor recommendations: There are two parks within walking distance, Lafayette and Alta Plaza -- very scenic with views and nice for picnics. Golden Gate Park and The Presidio are also wonderful. There are lots of hiking trails in The Presidio.

Food, Dining & Restaurant Recommendations

Don't miss Fillmore Street Bake Shop for delicious breakfast pastries, Jane's is great for lunch and known for it's bread, La Boulangerie is also a nice breakfast and lunch spot.

Shopping & Destination Recommendations

We are located two blocks from Hip and trendy
Fillmore Street. There are lots of boutiques and restaurants. Union Street and Chestnut Street are also close and known for great shopping and dining. Union Square and Westfield Mall are downtown.

Culture Recommendations

We have lots of wonderful museums. The De Young and California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, The Museum of Modern Art, South of Market. Don't miss The Fisher Collection. The Asian Art Museum in Civic Center. China Town has a rich history worthy of a tour and don't miss Mr. Jiu's restaurant
for a bite after your tour.

Nightlife Recommendations

Nearby restaurants for drinks and dinner include Palmer's, The Tailor's Son, SPQR, Florio, Delfina, Octavia, Noosh, State Bird Provisions. For Asian food, try Jitlada on our block of Buchanan Street. Japantown is one block away and is filled with great Japanese restaurnts.

Adventurous Recommendations

The Alcatraz Prison tour is really interesting. Book tickets ahead. You'll hear all of the great prison escape stories. Walk up to Broadway and Fillmore for the best SF bay views as well a to see some of the most beautiful homes in SF.

Checking Out

Check Out Time

11:00 am

Clean Up



You may put any garbage you have in the bins in the garage. Black bin is for garbage and blue bin is for recycling. Please turn out all lights and leave the keys on the coffee table tray. Leave the door unlocked.


So long for now, Daniel, and 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 & distances to the nearest transportation hubs. San Francisco Airport is roughly a 40 minute drive from here with no traffic. Oakland Airport is roughly an 45 minute 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 Urban Chis stay too. Thank you, Daniel! Sincerely, Lowrie and Alba.