Boutique 12-space Resort Castro prepares for opening

Boutique 12-space Resort Castro prepares for opening

Right after more than 4 many years in the producing, the boutique 12-space lodge Lodge Castro (4230 18th St.) is established to open up just in time for New Year’s Eve.

Lodge Castro will officially open up its doors to company on December 29. Reservations are presently available on the hotel’s web page.

The announcement of Hotel Castro’s opening will come two weeks just after neighboring Italian restaurant Vico Cavone celebrated its grand opening.

Hoodline first documented on home proprietor Gannon Tidwell’s proposed resort in 2017, on the website most not long ago dwelling to Chunk Me Sandwiches (and formerly property to Bar Vero and La Taza). Resort Castro was then authorized by the Preparing Commission and the setting up was demolished in 2019.

Hotel Castro opens December 29 at 4230 18th St. | Photograph: Steven Bracco/Hoodline


The new 4-tale building was made by local company Cass Calder Smith Architecture with a rooftop deck and an 1,800-square-foot restaurant on the ground floor, but no official lobby.

“The Resort Castro provides a new degree of significant design hospitality to San Francisco’s legendary Castro community,” Lodge Castro’s web-site clarifies.

Home solutions consist of Double Twin XL, Deluxe King, and Junior Queen and Kings Suites and selection in dimensions from 180 to 220 square feet. Each and every room is inspired by LGBTQ+ heroes and will come with a non-public outside terrace facing 18th St. Friends are required to e book a minimum amount two-night time stay.

Within one particular of Hotel Castro’s rooms. | Picture: Lodge Castro


Wanting at reservations for New Year’s Eve, area fees variety from $481/evening (Double Twin XL) to $529/evening (King Suite).

Hotel Castro has partnered with San Francisco-centered Kasa Living to regulate its assets.

As Hoodline beforehand documented, though the hotel has no true foyer, it will characteristic a bar called Foyer Bar operated by homosexual sporting activities bar Hello Tops co-proprietor Jesse Woodward and his business enterprise companion Blake Seely.

Lobby Bar will not open with the resort this month, but it will open up someday in early 2022.

Building work continues at Lobby Bar opening in early 2022. | Image: Steven Bracco/Hoodline


When opened, Lobby Bar will provide lodge guests and visitors a range of craft cocktails, wines, and small bites. As Woodward stated last calendar year, Lobby Bar is “a neighborhood cocktail lounge with shareable, regional new foods.” Woodward states it will be “modest and personal,” with about 40 seats and a few of sidewalk tables. 

A rooftop terrace, The Nest, is readily available to friends from 8 a.m. until finally 10 p.m. each day.

Hotel Castro area accommodations. | Picture: Hotel Castro


On-web page whole-time employees will not be out there to friends. Rather, Resort Castro will be presenting electronic companies for facilities like contactless check-in and concierge expert services. Resort guests can also arrive at out to personnel with any considerations via text concept.

The hotel lacks off-road parking and loading zones, but most friends are expected to journey through general public transportation, taxis, or ride-hailing expert services.