Top 7 Airbnb Luxe Apartments In San Francisco, California - Updated 2021

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Famous for its rolling hills, eclectic and unique style of architecture, and landmarks like the Golden Gate, San Francisco is a city known as the cultural hub of Northern California. It’s no question why they say they “left their heart in San Francisco” - this city by the bay is home to everything you need and so much more. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or practically a local, the Golden Gate welcomes you all to the exciting adventures that lay ahead. But a great time in the city starts with great accommodation, and that’s exactly what we’re bringing you today. Experience the city in style by reading more to find out about our curated picks of the best Airbnb Luxe apartments in San Francisco, California.

1. Exclusive sanctuary by the sea with rooftop deck (from USD 1287)

If you’re a lover of nature but still a city person at heart, this is the place for you. Character, views, convenience, and a way to relax in style is everything you can expect from this sumptuous villa. Feel the exclusivity of living in the Sea Cliff neighborhood, an area famous for its parade of oceanside mansions. Enjoy the privilege of being spoiled with gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean every day, all from the comfort of the villa. Have an elegant dinner with your family and friends on the expansive rooftop deck, or sink into the steamy hot tub under the starry skies. Besides the on-site comfort, you’re also given easy access to gorgeous nature trails and some of the best beaches in Northern California. With just a one-minute walk, you’ll arrive at Baker and China beach as well as top-notch hiking trails. Within a five-minute drive, you’ll arrive at the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge.

Sea Cliff Abode
San Francisco, California, United States
Entire villa 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

2. Upscale urban escape in the Castro (from USD 2195)

Spanning over multiple levels and drenched in natural light, this home is a sweet escape in the midst of the Castro district. Take a moment to admire the specially curated artworks as you explore the large space. Perhaps you’d like to take in the gorgeous views that San Francisco is famed for? Take the in-house elevator to reach the terrace where you can have a drink or two as you enjoy panoramic views of the glittering cityscape ahead. With your very own home theatre on-site, you and your loved ones can snuggle up and enjoy a movie. To ensure your utmost relaxation during your stay, housekeeping services are included.

Modern Castro View Home
San Francisco, California, United States
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

3. Eclectic artist's gem in Pacific Heights (from USD 5000)

Textures, prints, colors, and visually intriguing design makes this a home where contemporary art meets ultimate comfort. The elegant decor that surrounds the space brings an old-fashioned yet modern charm to the home. Plopped in the middle of the house is an outdoor courtyard featuring comfortable seats where you can enjoy the perfect combination of the bay’s fresh breeze and sunshine. Winding down after a long day of exploring the city? Grab a book from one of the many bookshelves, sit back on the large, cozy sofa, and immerse yourself in the rich literature. This accommodation boasts four bedrooms with king and queen beds, making it the perfect place if you’re bringing a big group during your stay.

Pacific Heights Gem
San Francisco, California, United States
Entire villa 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

4. Tranquility by the Golden Gate (from USD 3000)

Located on Golden Gate Avenue, this is a home where vintage Victorian decor meets modern, minimalistic design. Dark-themed furniture illuminated with gold pieces and toned down with plants surround this humble home. Start your morning on a peaceful note at the ornamental garden and enjoy the calmness of the stone water as you sip some tea. This home was specifically designed to call you to let go of your worries and wind down. Equipped with 6 bedrooms, the house is able to accommodate up to 11 guests, making it a good choice if you’re bringing the entire family with you.

House of Peace
San Francisco, California, United States
Entire villa 6 Beds 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

5. Contemporary home on Mt. Sutro (from USD 2500)

Located on the hilltops of Mt. Sutro and surrounded by lush forests, the view of San Francisco truly doesn’t get any better than this. If you prefer a peaceful escape that combines nature and city life, this is the home for you. Contemporary design and art pieces decorate this two-story space. Relax by the fireplace or enjoy quality time with your loved ones in the family room that comes with a digital entertainment system. Have yourself a cocktail and enjoy the city views on the balcony. Whether you’re in the mood for an urban adventure or a nature escape, this fashionable home is just steps away from all the attractions.

Contemporary Masterpiece in SF
San Francisco, California, United States
Entire villa 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

6. Luxury urban living in Downtown San Francisco

With pastel and caramel color schemes, this downtown gem is the perfect place for those of you seeking a retreat in the heart of the city. This two-story villa features a private garden, a terrace, and a barbecue area for you to enjoy seamless entertainment from the comforts of your abode. Its quirky contemporary design makes it the perfect place to sit back, relax, and get inspired during your stay in San Francisco. Whether you’re an art enthusiast or a party animal, staying in the heart of the city gives you the privilege of enjoying the best of both worlds. Just downstairs is a mass of funky nightclubs, contemporary art galleries, unique eateries, and everything else in between. It’s the home you never thought you needed.

San Francisco, California, United States
Entire villa 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

7. Stylish and sophisticated retreat

Tastefully designed by a famous Victorian architect named Charles Hinkel Lewis, this sophisticated home is an icon on the streets of Broderick, San Francisco. Step into a world of sophistication and fall in love with the minimalistic theme of high ceilings, cozy fireplaces, and hand-crafted furniture with white, black, and gold accents. A stay at this cozy home promises you not only the finest interior design but exclusive services as well. Enjoy a hassle-free trip with an airport transfer to your abode, and have delicious meals prepared to you by a private chef. Staying in the Broderick neighborhood also provides you quick access to all the happening places in town.

San Francisco, California, United States
Entire villa 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Comfort awaits you!

Art, luxury, comfort, and convenience have come together to bring you the perfect vacation or staycation so you can enjoy all that San Francisco has to offer. Whether you’re out exploring the city or staying in to enjoy these luxurious accommodations, there’s just so much to do and a lot of fun ahead. Book now to enjoy a glamorous stay in a glamorous city!

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