10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In San Francisco's Russian Hill Neighborhood - Updated 2021

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Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza
Updated

Don’t let the name fool you - there isn’t actually a significant Russian in San Francisco’s Russian Hill Neighborhood! The neighborhood gets its name from the time of the Gold Rush when early settlers discovered a Russian cemetery at the top of the hill. Today, Russian Hill is a bustling community, located close to some of San Fran’s most popular tourist spots - including Ghirardelli Square, the Aquatic Park, and Fisherman’s Wharf, to name a few. Looking for a place to say in this lovely neighborhood? We’ve chosen some of the best Vrbo accommodations in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood. Read on to learn more about these excellent homes, and you might just find the right one for you!

1. Stylish and spotlessly clean townhouse (from USD 333)

Though this townhouse looks perfectly modern and stylish, you’d be surprised to learn that the home has actually been around since the mid-1920s! This beautifully renovated home is great for couples or small families. The two bedrooms can sleep up to four guests and are decked in stylish and modern furniture. The two baths are elegant, spotless, and stocked with hygiene essentials, to help guests freshen up. Guests can use the kitchen to prepare their own meals and enjoy these in a spacious dining room. However, those who are eager to explore the restaurants and shops around the area can also easily hop onto a cable car and check out Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square, Montgomery Street, and many other popular haunts - all just minutes away from the townhouse!

Quintessential San Francisco; Dreamforce Getaway;
SF, CA, US
4 reviews
townhome 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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The pictures reflect the real ambiance of the property Carol
The kitchen was fully stocked as were the bedrooms/bathrooms with towels and sheets
you can find next door chinatown little italy and pier 39 for people who like to get around and not have to tramp the huge climbs of san francisco
Cleanliness:
The owners are so very helpful and the property itself was perfect
Host:
the host is very welcoming and checked in with me periodically to make sure everything was working well
The host is very solicitous and always concerned about the guests
I spent almost two months at this property while my own place was being remodeled and was extremely happy with the property; location (20 mins walk to financial district; few minutes to several res...
The location was great and the luxury accommodations were fabulous
The home has been completely remodeled with high end finishes but it still feels warm and inviting
Location:
The accommodation is close to the city center
The home is convenient to just about everything in SF
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2. Cozy and comfortable studio in Russian Hill (from USD 84)

This studio in Russian Hill would be perfect for solo travelers or young couples. The unit features a spacious double bed, which can sleep up to two guests, as well as a heater, cable TV, and Wi-Fi access, for added comfort. The bath is kept spotlessly clean and is stocked with hygiene essentials, to help guests keep fresh. Though the studio is somewhat modest in size, its minimalist decor and large windows make the space feel anything but cramped. Although there is a modest kitchenette, and dining table where guests can prepare and enjoy their own meals, the studio is also located within walking distance of Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, and many other haunts with great shopping and dining options!

Classic And Cozy Home Away From Home In Beautiful And Convenient Russian Hill
San Francisco, CA, US
11 reviews
Apartment 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The apartment is confortable and perfect for our needs
Upon my arrival (10:30pm) the owner Austin met me at the apartment and carried my very heavy luggage to the apartment
The apartment was thoroughly cleaned before my stay and plenty of cleaning supplies are provided
Host:
Austin was great and would always answer any questions very quickly
Such a delightful young man Very welcoming and accommodating
Austin was a wonderful host
Austin was the most accommodating host and went far above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable in his apartment
Austin was incredibly helpful while checking in and throughout my stay
Location:
The best neighborhood in the city if you ask me Great restaurants and bars Walked to everything North Beach
The place was great very close to cable car route and walking distance from the Financial District Close to Polk street that has a lot of places to eat
The location of the apartment was even better Close to all the restaurants on Polk walking distance to Fishermans wharf
I stayed a month April 1-May 1
Can't think of a better way to spend a month in one of the world's most beautiful cities
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3. Luxury suite for two (from USD 85)

Are you planning a romantic vacation with your partner? This luxurious suite would be a great place to pamper yourself and your loved one! The suite features a plush double bed, which can comfortably sleep the both of you. The bath is spacious, clean, and comes with a good number of hygiene essentials, to help you keep feeling fresh during your stay. Although you can enjoy preparing your own home-cooked meals at the modest kitchenette, the home is also just a stone’s throw from some great date spots that you may want to check out! You can enjoy a lovely walk by the hillside garden, indulge in some ice cream at the corner of Union and Hyde, and enjoy some international cuisine along Polk and Green streets - all just minutes from the suite!

GREAT REVIEWS! (Inquire Regarding Shorter Stays)
San Francisco, CA, US
50 reviews
Apartment 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is spacious and so comfortable for a few nights or an extended stay
Cleanliness:
the apartment was spotless very clean and fresh
everything was perfect clean and spacious
it is very clean and comfortable and homey feeling
the apartment was beautiful clean (looks like the pictures) and is in a fairly quiet area
clean ‘ hotel room’ with basic kitchen in great area
Host:
darwin & camille are the most helpful and accommodating hosts
the owners camille and darwin were great and a phone call away in case we need it them
camille was gracious and very helpful
Location:
it is also in the best location possible
it's in a great location everything we needed was minutes away and camile was the nicest host
we were thrilled to be so close to lombard st
fisherman's wharf and an easy walk to chinatown and little italy
there are great spots to shop and eat on polk street
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4. Luxurious home with top-notch amenities (from USD 1200)

This luxurious penthouse features two bedrooms - each with plush king-sized beds, fine linen, and huge flat-screen TVs - that can sleep up to four guests. There are also two baths, to help guests keep clean. Foodies are sure to have a blast in the gourmet kitchen, which is equipped with Wolfe & SubZero appliances, as well as brand new pots, pans, and utensils. However, for those who are more inclined to eat out, there is a wide variety of restaurants close to the home that is definitely worth a try. Guests can enjoy some mouthwatering Asian food at Chinatown or delectable seafood at Fisherman’s Wharf - both of which are just a short walk from the home!

Luxury Brand New Penthouse 2 bedroom 2 bath w/office. ORGANIC SANITATION
San Francisco, CA, US
16 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
everything was super clean and neat
everything is clean and very well thought out
we had a great stay here it is a beautiful place very clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and had everything we needed for our stay
very clean and comfortable with top of the line amenities
Location:
the location was perfect
great location walking distance to many sf attractions
it is situated in a perfect location and is very quiet
great facilities for staying in (extending to music in the bathrooms) and a prime location for going out
wonderful house wonderful location excellent communications with the owners and a wonderful place to spend time
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5. Penthouse home for large groups (from USD 499)

Looking for a place to host your next family vacation or your next get-together in Russian Hill? This spacious home would be an excellent place to accommodate you and all your loved ones! The home’s three bedrooms can comfortably sleep as many as twelve guests. There are two baths, both stocked with hygiene essentials, to help everyone stay fresh and clean. You and your loved ones are sure to enjoy the gourmet kitchens, large-screen TVs and Wi-Fi access, as well as the breathtaking panoramic view of the city from the deck. If you wish to explore the area with your loved ones, the home is also conveniently located just steps away from the cable cars, Fisherman’s Wharf, and a number of shops and restaurants.

Penthouse Home in Russian Hill with Panoramic Views and Decks
SF, CA, US
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Three-bedroom condo in Russian Hill (from USD 315)

Traveling to Russian Hill as a large family or group? Worry not, as this condo can help you and all your loved ones feel right at home! The condo features three bedrooms, which can comfortably sleep as many as six guests, as well as three baths. The kitchen is spacious and equipped with everything you may need to prepare your own meals. if you want more dining options, you can also check out the restaurants and shops at Moscone Center, which is just a nine-minute drive from the home. It is worth noting, however, that if you are traveling by car, the home does not have a parking space that can accommodate larger vehicles like SUVs.

3 Bedroom Russian Hill Condo, Views, Parking, Yard, Steps To All The Action
San Francisco, CA, US
33 reviews
condo 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was well appointed and the living spaces were
The top floor bedroom with private balcony and bathroom was beautiful for my wife
BBQ large garage for parking
The rental itself had plenty of beds for everyone enough bathrooms a real open and comfortable living and dining area
All the bedrooms and bathrooms are supplied with all the necessities To top it off the upstairs bedroom
Cleanliness:
The beds were very comfortable and the bathrooms very clean
The rooms are beautifully decorated and the kitchen is well stocked
and there were plenty of bathrooms for the 11 of us
Host:
David was incredibly responsive and easy to communicate with
David was so responsive to all my requests
We rented David's home in Russian Hill and so very happy we did
You both made it work so easily
and she was very responsive to all our requests
Location:
The city and night life was just a tram ride (3min walk to tram stop) or
The house itself is BEAUTIFUL and in a great location
The outside gardens are a beautiful place to relax after a busy day of sightseeing
We had a central location within walking distance to Polk Street
Polk Street was 2 blocks away with a Starbucks and Peet's coffee on the corner with plenty of restaurants nearby
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7. Spacious and vibrant flat with stunning views

Up to six guests can sleep comfortably in the home’s three bedrooms. To help guests keep clean and fresh, the two private baths are stocked with hygiene essentials and extra towels. The kitchen is equipped with the basics needed to prepare and enjoy simple meals. enjoy the stunning view of the city skyline from the flat’s large windows. There are plenty of things to see and enjoy near the home, too - just a block from the home is the famous Lombard’s Crookedest Street, while 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from the home is Fort Mason, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Ghirardelli Square.

RUSSIAN HILL FLAT 3 BEDROOM CONDO WITH STUNNNING VIEWS
SF, CA, US
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Designer flat at the heart of San Francisco

Artfully decorated, with a mix of modern and classic styles, this flat boasts both style and comfort. Up to four guests can sleep comfortably in the flat’s two bedrooms and keep clean in the two baths. Guests can also prepare their own meals in the home’s well-equipped kitchen and enjoy these by the spacious dining area. Located at the heart of the city, the home is also a great place for those looking to visit San Francisco’s most popular spots! The home is just a block away from the cable car, and several blocks from the Marina District, Ghiradelli Square, Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, and even Chinatown!

Top of the Hill Designer Flat in the Heart of San Francisco!
1165 Filbert St
45 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Quiet and peaceful flat near the city center

If peace, quiet, and convenience are your top priorities, this flat would be the right accommodation for you! The flat features a single bedroom, which is ideal for one to two guests but can actually sleep up to four guests comfortably. There is also a private bath, stocked with hygiene essentials and extra towels, to help you keep clean. You’re sure to love the fully equipped kitchen, and the panoramic view of Treasure Island and Fisherman’s Wharf by the 30-feet (9.1 meters) long patio is an added treat! This apartment also boasts an unbeatable location - just a block from Lombard Street, the apartment is close enough to the center, but away from the bustle and noise. It is worth noting, however, that due to city regulations, the flat can only be rented for periods of a month or longer.

Russian Hill Flat, Great View, Quiet/Central Location, Free Parking
11 reviews
condo 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The unit came equipped with everything we needed
* Got a car?
Nothing was lacking - from the well-stocked kitchen to the high speed wireless to plan our adventures to the luxurious bedding and towels THE LOCATION:
it was comfortable spacious and the kitchen was a delight to cook in and had all the necessary equipment
The apartment is immaculate and spacious
Cleanliness:
The place was very clean
The place was clean and everything worked
Host:
They made us feel at home
The owner was very professional and immediately responded to any queries
We can not say enough positive things about this property
The wild parrots bid us good morning nearly every day - watching them frolic while we enjoyed our coffee
You could even hear the harbor seals during the day When we could see clear to Sausalito
Location:
otherwise everything was within walking distance Loved exploring the North Beach area
After a day of wandering the city
Yes we cooked but also had great takeout from Polk Street and wine and cheese on the balcony
a beautiful garden walk down to Leavenworth St
The neighborhood is lovely with many nice restaurants and wine bars
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10. Modern penthouse apartment

modern penthouse apartment
Source: Vrbo

This penthouse apartment’s two bedrooms are stylish and spacious enough to accommodate two guests each, making it ideal for small groups or families. The private bath is also kept immaculately clean and is well-stocked with hygiene essentials and extra towels, to help guests keep fresh. The kitchen is a gourmet chef’s dream, with top-notch tools like Viking appliances and All-Clad pots & pans, and there is a modest dining area where you can come together to enjoy your meals. However, if you want to enjoy a lovely meal out, you can choose from the wide selection of restaurants at Fisherman’s Wharf and North Beach - both of which are mere minutes from the apartment!

Luxury 2 bedroom 1 bath Penthouse in prime neighborhood. ORGANIC SANITATION
SF, CA, US
16 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment simple shared deck on the roof with view over the bay
the property is more lovely and comfortable than the photos suggest
we stayed at this gorgeous apartment for 6 nights and just loved everything about it
Cleanliness:
very clean and well equipped with everything you need
Location:
close to great food
great location in north beach
great location if you’re into bus travel around the city
great location and set up appreciate the accommodation of our early arrival
great facilities for staying in and a prime location for going out
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Find your retreat in Russian Hill

Being so close to San Francisco’s most popular haunts, yet maintaining a laid-back vibe, Russian Hill offers both excitement and relaxation! This lovely neighborhood would be a great place for those who wish to explore San Francisco, but still, want to recharge and chill out at the end of a long day. Fortunately, the neighborhood boasts an excellent selection of accommodations that are sure to help you unwind and feel right at home - book one of these today, and have a wonderful stay in Russian Hill!

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