If you hear someone say I’m heading to Fog City, The Golden City, Baghdad by the Bay, or my favorite, Saint Frank, it means they’re going to the one and only, San Francisco.
The second most densely populated city in the US, behind New York City, San Francisco is famous for its temperate climate and balmy weather, the Golden Gate Bridge, steep rolling hills, cable cars, Alcatraz, and being a cultural and financial mecca of the West Coast. There are many reasons to go to San Francisco, and there are many places to stay.
Read on to find out about the 10 best hotels and vacation rentals in San Francisco!
If you and your family or friends are looking for a relatively cheap accommodation to stay at for an extended amount of time, then take a look at this 1,200 square foot (111.5 sq m), six-room flat. The minimum stay is 30 nights, there are two bedrooms, a living room with a couch that pulls out, and a bathroom. It’s within walking distance of Golden Gate Park, Lincoln Park, Golden Gate Bridge, the beach, and the San Francisco Zoo. It’s a great place to experience San Francisco from.
Renovated Flat Near Golden Gate Park VRBO
Price: from 129 USD per night
Number of Guests: Up to 5
The Castro Oasis apartment is in fact, a little oasis in the Castro neighborhood. The aesthetically pleasing apartment is 600 square feet (55.7 sq m), and comes with a bedroom, living room that extends into a kitchen, a bathroom, and a deck that descends into a tropical garden. Not a bad place to look at if you actually wanted to live in San Francisco. It is located near Noe Valley and the Valencia Corridor.
Castro Oasis with Private DeckSan Francisco, California, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat amenities nice kitchen comfortable bed gorgeous gardencomfy and cozy with nice nature and greenery in the back yardthe bed felt like a marshmallow; beautiful patio for breakfastthe apartment has everything to make a short stay comfortable including a washer and dryersuper comfy bed great linens and towels charming space with wonderful back deck and gardensbeautiful & clean locationdan’s place was fantastic and clean; dan even politely offered breakfast everydaydan's place is extremely comfortable and cleanthe place is comfortable extremely clean and felt like our own placevery clean and cozy suite easy to check in and check out
Host:simply the perfect hostthe host was wonderful - responsive and thoughtfuldan is an awesome hostthe hosts really care about their guests and bend over backwards to make you feel at homebest host service i have ever encountered on airbnbRead more reviewsterrific location in the castrobeautiful location and accommodationgreat location and amazing listinga wonderful space and locationbeautiful space and wonderful location
If price isn’t your primary concern, and you want to stay near the popular Union Square, at a hotel with all of the amenities and services that come with a class act hotel, then Beresford Arms is a great option for you. Beresford has an old Victorian charm with modern luxuries, and is a short walk to the cable cars.
Without a doubt, this is one of the most tasteful and elegant hotels in San Francisco. This Hilton is located in the heart of the city, five minutes walking from the Powell Street subway station, a block from the American Conservatory Theater, and less than one mile from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Each room comes with a flat screen TV and an array of amenities. The hotel also provides a health club, relaxing whirlpool, a restaurant, and a lounge area.
If luxury is your first and foremost concern, then take a look at Palace Hotel. All rooms come with leather tufted headboards, 11-foot (3.35 m) ceilings, bedside lighting, and high thread count linens. The hotel includes bars, a breath-taking crystal chandelier restaurant, a pool under a glass dome, a 24 hour fitness center, a spa with lounges, and 24 hour concierge. This is the epitome of a ‘grand’ hotel.
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
Address: 2 New Montgomery Street
Fire extinguishers Valet parking Packed lunches WiFi Available Meeting/banquet facilities Access to health care professionals Contactless check-in/check-out Delivered food is securely covered
If you and your friends or family want to just splurge and experience San Francisco in style, then this penthouse is for you. It’s a luxury three level penthouse that comes with a deck that provides a fantastic view of North Beach and the bay near the Golden Gate Bridge. There are three bedrooms and four bathrooms. Renting does require a 30 night minimum stay, so this is for the long, beautiful haul.
Spectacular Telegraph Hill 3BR Penthouse with Private Deck
Price: from 400 USD per night
Number of Guests: Up to 8
A high-end garden cottage is an apt accommodation in the wealthy and green San Francisco. Cozy Garden Cottage is in a backyard garden in Glen Park, five blocks from the Glen Park BART station. It is a studio with one bedroom and bathroom. At a cheap price and with a charming facade, this is a great cottage to spend a lovely night.
Private Garden Bedroom in lovely VictorianSan Francisco, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe patio heater was perfect for the cold eveninguse of the patio with table and chairs would be great to enjoy some summer sunshinevery cute cottage with everything we would need including water snacks and extra amenities in the bathroomwe even used the outdoor heater one night which worked nicelyeasy check in by code free street parking good wi-fi and tv with a lot of channelsclean and nicely decoratedhis place is clean comfortable and perfectly containedthe place is quite small but fairly cleancomfortable and cosy it was also clean and had great amenitiescute and clean space perfect for a long weekend in san francisco
Host:great hosts and easy checkinthey were also super responsive when we had questionseddie is a fantastic hosti highly recommend this hostgreat accomodation with great hostsRead more reviewswithin walking distance of several good restaurantsthe place is very cute in a really great locationgreat location on a quiet neighborhood streetgreat place close to public transitthe neighborhood was in the perfect location
Potrero Hill Garden Cabana is an ideal retreat after a day of exploring San Francisco, working, or visiting family and friends. Nestled in a garden, the reclusive flat comes with a bedroom, coffee bar, and bathroom. Mission Bay and South of Market, a famous startup hub, are nearby!
Potrero Hill Garden Cabana
Were you a fan of Full House? Then check this look-alike house out. In the lovely Noe Valley, this Airbnb is close to restaurants on Valencia Street, the San Francisco metro, BART, and downtown SF. Your room will have a queen bed, wood floors, and high ceilings. You will share a bathroom with other guests, and a woman and her teenage son live in the house. But they will be out of the house during work hours on the workweek. You should seriously consider this option if price is a high concern of yours and you want to be near downtown SF. The city is expensive and this accommodation is one of its cheapest in a good location.
San Francisco Sunny Corner VictorianSan Francisco, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe air bnb is very pretty and comfortablegreat place with comfortable amenities and plenty of sunshineroom had plenty of sunlight and good views of the street and beautiful backyardour room was warm and cosy and fit our crib rental nicelythe room is my favorite i get the lovely corner room with views of the valley and gardenvery clean and comfortablebeautiful super clean decorated quite houseeverything was exceptionally cleanit was very cleana clean place in a quiet neighborhood
Host:they were all friendlymaria was a very kind host and her home was beautifulshe was very responsive and had great suggestions on where to goand she's a great host tooshe is super kind and really makes you feel welcomedRead more reviewsgood location right near shops and restaurants and not too far from the castromaria’s place is conveniently located in a lovely little neighborhoodgreat value and locationstunning place in a beautiful central neighborhooda lovely house and a great location
A room, a bathroom, Wi-Fi, and access to a kitchen, all for 49 USD a night. It will be hard to find a better deal in all of San Francisco. The house is located in Mission District, the home of hipsters, trendy fashion, murals, and burritos. With a big double bed, and rooftop access, this accommodation is more than worth the 49 USD a night.
The Ukulele RoomSan Francisco, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room and house were exactly as described and it was a comfortable place to staythe room was in fine shape and check in was super easythe shower was warm with excellent pressurethe place is clean cozy and has all the necessary utensils for the preparation of mealsthe ukelele room is perfect if youre looking for a place to sleepthe room is very clean all the sheets and covers smelled freshthe room itself was clean enoughthe bathroom/shower room was very cleanmy room was clean and i didn't have any problems with it at allclean practical colorful funky and artistically styled rooms
Host:the hosts were greatleon is a great hostnice space in the mission district host was communicative and flexiblethe host is nice ans will give you good advices if you askleon is a great host and everything is well arranged and comfortableRead more reviewsgreat location (a block from the bus stop) great valuegreat location (about 10 min bus ride to the central area of sf i think)cool place in a great locationgreat location in a neighbourhood with a lot of characterthis location is great check in with leon is very easy
Now you know where to crash at Saint Frank!
You have plenty of options to choose from now: from a garden cottage, to a Hilton, to a penthouse. Don’t miss out on all San Francisco has to offer! Book a flight, and land in the City on the Bay tomorrow!
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