10 Best Monthly Rentals In San Francisco, California

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Catherine
Catherine 
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One of the United States’ most popular travel destinations, San Francisco is a picturesque Northern California city packed with so many tourist hot spots that it can be overwhelming. From the breezy and bustling Fisherman’s Wharf to the tantalizing aromas of Chinatown, this city along the Pacific Coast is no doubt a treasured jewel. Some of the top things to do include drinking in views of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, touring the imposing Alcatraz Island, and riding the cable cars. If you’re visiting for an extended vacation or long-term business, then you must scroll down to see our list of the best monthly rentals in San Francisco, California.

1. Second-story apartment with amazing views (from USD 170)

Oozing a 70s vibe, this two-bedroom accommodation above Noe Valley sleeps up to four persons and it is so enticing that you may never want to leave. This apartment features vintage soft leather furnishings, polished hardwood floors, and bits of attractive decorative accents. For entertainment, there’s complimentary high-definition cable TV with DVR and HBO! WiFi is also free.

The patio is equipped with a cozy hammock, a comfortable sun lounger, and a pretty zen rock garden, so you always have a pleasant place to unwind after an exhausting day.

Best Views in all of San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States
110 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

2. Private cottage in Noe Valley (from USD 240)

Formerly a horse barn from the early 20th century, this two-bedroom cottage is a completely refurbished dazzler for up to four people. Though the decor is sparse, this accommodation still shines with top-of-the-line appliances and fixtures, stylish furnishings, and must-have items such as high-definition TV and reliable WiFi.

At the end of a hectic day, relax in the quiet courtyard with a bottle of your favorite robust wine or sudsy beer. Street parking is available, but there are restrictions. If you don’t have a car, public transportation is nearby.

Private Cottage in Noe Valley
San Francisco, California, United States
106 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

3. Pet-friendly Victorian rental (from USD 132)

Located in the famed Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, this Victorian-inspired one-bedroom apartment for two is a real gem. You can stroll to nearby Golden Gate Park and there are no less than three dog-friendly parks in which to take your canine. The well-appointed kitchen and bathroom are equipped with the latest shiny appliances and polished fixtures.

This second-floor accommodation has a combination of electric and gas heaters for maximum toasty comfort. The property is located near public transportation so you can easily access many areas of the city.

DOWNEY STREET - Victorian Flat
San Francisco, California, United States
165 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely flat loads of space good amenities and very comfortable bed
the bed was very comfortable and the pull out couch was just fine for the boys
beautiful and cozy place the fireplace was so nice the kitchen complete everything you need was there
downey street was an absolutely beautiful apartment light and airy and perfect for our needs with a small child
she also came out when we were leaving for a final farewell the apartment was great
Cleanliness:
it was also very clean and welcoming
the apartment is wonderfully appointed and spotlessly clean
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patti was great the apartment was spacious clean and true to photos
nice and clean in a great neighborhood
Host:
host was helpful although we needed minimal help
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Location:
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the location was within easy walking distance to haight street and golden gate park
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4. Compact abode in Potrero Hill (from USD 181)

This one-bedroom apartment offers a snugly home away from home. Exuding a casual simplicity throughout, this apartment features lots of sunlight and contemporary furnishings. The kitchen is small but well appointed with major appliances that include a handy dishwasher. For busy travelers, an efficient house-cleaning service every other week is included in the price. A washing machine and dryer are located in the basement, and there’s free street parking. Yummy eateries, aromatic coffee shops, and a market are close by.

Potrero Hill Retreat
162 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

5. Cozy garden unit (from USD 69)

Situated in the upscale residential neighborhood of Forest Hill Extension, this compact studio for two guests is newly remodeled and it offers tranquility and comfort. From the ultra-contemporary appliances to the Smart TV for streaming devices, this studio is packed with every modern-day convenience. If you have a car, there is ample street parking, but there are restrictions, so read the street signs. The neighborhood is far from touristy diversions, but if you want peaceful surroundings then it is perfect.

Cozy Garden Unit with All Amenities
San Francisco, California, United States
364 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

6. Tranquil top-floor duplex (from USD 150)

Subtle refinement best describes this spacious one-bedroom apartment. Located in the posh residential neighborhood of Pacific Heights, this accommodation offers laidback furnishings, moderate decor, and top-grade appliances. From Apple TV with a Netflix subscription to a yoga mat, guests can enjoy plush luxuries that satisfy any type of traveler. This area is ideal if you want to enjoy locally acclaimed eateries, quaint bistros, upscale designer boutiques, and lush green parks.

Tranquil Pacific Heights Top Floor Duplex
San Francisco, California, United States
130 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

7. Well-furnished apartment with sunny patio (from USD 165)

This one-bedroom accommodation offers plenty of rich character and cozy comfort. If you need to get some work done, there’s a free WiFi connection and basic cable TV for entertainment. The outdoor garden patio is a standout; it’s the ideal spot for relaxation after a busy day in the city.

The neighborhood scores high marks as a pedestrian-friendly area, and you can easily indulge in great dining, visit local bars, explore quaint shops, relax in public parks, and take advantage of reliable city transportation.

PRIVATE 1BR FLAT w/ PATIO - heart of sunny Noe
San Francisco, California, United States
125 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

8. Sunny apartment with private deck

This two-bedroom unit in the colorful Castro neighborhood is awash in genuine San Franciscan charm. Your jaw will drop at the sight of this inviting apartment that showcases a homey yet stylish brilliance. Netflix is available, and top-notch WiFi keeps you connected. A handy washing machine and dryer save you from lugging dirty clothes to the laundromat.

There’s plenty of natural light, and large bay windows afford lovely views. The highlight is the private deck overlooking the garden, where you can dine alfresco or work in peaceful surroundings.

Sunny Castro Garden Apartment w/ Private Deck
San Francisco, California, United States
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire apartment 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

9. Modern home near the beach

If you want to be where some of the top tourist spots are, you can’t ask for a better place than this spotless and uncluttered two-bedroom house. Diehard beachcombers can stroll to sandy Ocean Beach, and animal lovers will also reach the San Francisco Zoo on foot.

This dwelling for up to six people is across from a handy store, so you can stock up for the month. There’s a local bar, coffee shop, and tasty diners close by as well. One parking spot is available in the driveway, and there’s also free street parking.

Modern SF Home 3 blocks from Beach
San Francisco, California, United States
174 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire house 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

10. Traditional Victorian flat

Found in the Mission District, this two-bedroom Victorian house is a real gem in San Francisco’s lodging landscape. The neighborhood boasts a collection of small local markets and a few eclectic dining establishments.

This house’s interior boasts a crisp clean appearance with a blend of trendy and eclectic decor and furnishings. The kitchen is well-equipped, and the handsome dark-wood kitchen cabinets make the room pop. The private yard is a great spot to unwind, and guests are welcome to sample the berries and herbs that grow in the summertime.

2 bed 1 bath Mission Flat w/ Yard + Free Parking
San Francisco, California, United States
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

San Francisco's sensational monthly stays

Showcasing the blue-tinged Pacific Ocean, the brilliant Golden Gate Bridge, and deep-green rolling hills, San Francisco’s setting offers a mesmerizing display. If you’re here for a month-long visit to work or play, opting for one of these amazing long-term vacation rentals will only enhance your time in this golden city.

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As a child, Catherine's family took a trip to the World's Fair New Orleans and her mom asked what she wanted to see. She exclaimed, "Everything!" She's been working on that endeavor ever since.

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