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Room for 2 people
2.3
4 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$151per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with garden
4.4
90 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$174per night
Room for 2 people
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$120per night
Apartment for 2 people
4.9
122 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$163per night
Apartment for 7 people
7 pers., 2 bedrooms, 592ft², 2.7mi to the beach
4.8
20 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$195per night
Vacation house for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 3.1mi to the beach
5.0
2 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$141per night
Vacation house for 3 people
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$465per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with balcony
10 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1,894ft², 0.9mi to the beach
3.6
6 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$898per night
Room for 2 people
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$241per night
Apartment for 6 people, with balcony/terrace and pool
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 958ft², 2.2mi to the beach
4.8
20 reviews
North Beach (San Francisco), San Francisco
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$627per night
Apartment for 5 people, with balcony/terrace
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 990ft², 0.9mi to the beach
4.4
2 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$316per night
Vacation house for 8 people
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2.7mi to the beach
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$453per night
Room for 1 people
1 pers., 1 bedroom, 1,991ft², 1.4mi to the beach
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$230per night
Vacation house for 6 people
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$785per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with balcony/terrace
4.3
20 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$185per night
Room for 2 people
4.4
4 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$265per night
Apartment for 2 people
3.8
21 reviews
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$103per night
Vacation house for 10 people
10 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1mi to the beach
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
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$504per night
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Highlights San Francisco

  • Historical architecture
  • Parks and coastal scenery
  • Museums
  • Great food
  • Music and art
  • Shopping

Most popular in San Francisco

Internet 902
Pet allowed 157
Balcony/Terrace 388
TV 828
Garden 211
Parking 464
Washing machine 659
Heating 694
Elevator 322

Prices and availability

Prices

June
July
August
September
October
$459
May 23 - May 30
$340 per night
May 30 - Jun 06
$346 per night
Jun 06 - Jun 13
$328 per night
Jun 13 - Jun 20
$307 per night
Jun 20 - Jun 27
$355 per night
Jun 27 - Jul 04
$365 per night
Jul 04 - Jul 11
$356 per night
Jul 11 - Jul 18
$390 per night
Jul 18 - Jul 25
$411 per night
Jul 25 - Aug 01
$459 per night
Aug 01 - Aug 08
$433 per night
Aug 08 - Aug 15
$395 per night
Aug 15 - Aug 22
$432 per night
Aug 22 - Aug 29
$421 per night
Aug 29 - Sep 05
$402 per night
Sep 05 - Sep 12
$398 per night
Sep 12 - Sep 19
$375 per night
Sep 19 - Sep 26
$371 per night
Sep 26 - Oct 03
$366 per night
Oct 03 - Oct 10
$306 per night
Oct 10 - Oct 17
$300 per night
Oct 17 - Oct 24
$312 per night
Oct 24 - Oct 31
$294 per night
Oct 31 - Nov 07
$366 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

June
July
August
September
October
16 %
May 23 - May 30
13 %
May 30 - Jun 06
13 %
Jun 06 - Jun 13
14 %
Jun 13 - Jun 20
14 %
Jun 20 - Jun 27
14 %
Jun 27 - Jul 04
13 %
Jul 04 - Jul 11
14 %
Jul 11 - Jul 18
16 %
Jul 18 - Jul 25
14 %
Jul 25 - Aug 01
14 %
Aug 01 - Aug 08
13 %
Aug 08 - Aug 15
12 %
Aug 15 - Aug 22
14 %
Aug 22 - Aug 29
14 %
Aug 29 - Sep 05
14 %
Sep 05 - Sep 12
14 %
Sep 12 - Sep 19
13 %
Sep 19 - Sep 26
14 %
Sep 26 - Oct 03
13 %
Oct 03 - Oct 10
13 %
Oct 10 - Oct 17
13 %
Oct 17 - Oct 24
14 %
Oct 24 - Oct 31
15 %
Oct 31 - Nov 07
16 %
Percentage of available rentals

San Francisco Vacation Rentals

City Center Apartments with Period Charm

If you want to explore central San Francisco’s attractions, choosing a downtown vacation rental is the only way to go. From Haight-Ashbury to the Embarcadero district, you’ll discover attractive, historic apartments with enough space for you and your family, as well as furnished suites in convenient locations.

Choose an Elegant Rental Home in San Francisco

Luxurious vacation home options can be found all over the city. There are compact and cosy cottages in Outer Mission, homes near the sea in the Sunset District, parkside properties by Golden Gate Park, and plenty of comfortable family-sized homes all over the northern part of the peninsular.

Vacationing in San Francisco

The Gateway to California

For over a century, San Francisco has been America’s most important Pacific port, bridging the gap between North America and Asia. Located on a peninsular at the mouth of San Francisco Bay, the city is characterized by dramatic steep streets, beautiful parks and historic architecture, as well as a blissful, relaxed culture.

A City That is Easy to Reach from all Over the USA

San Francisco International Airport is located around 13 miles south of the center of town, and offers a wide range of connections to almost every American city (as well as plenty of international destinations too). The airport has rapid train links to the city itself, taking just half an hour to get from the terminal to Union Square Station.

The Perfect City to Explore by Car

San Francisco includes both the city itself, and the San Francisco Bay Area. If you want to explore the wider region, renting a car to use during your stay is the best option, although public transportation in the city is reliable, and the center of town is compact enough to walk or cycle.

San Francisco Tram
San Francisco Tram

Activities

A Wonderful Destination for History Lovers

From riding early 20th century trolleys and visiting Alcatraz Island to exploring the history of the Beat Generation and the Summer of Love, San Francisco is a city full of activities that history fans will adore.

A Film Fan’s Paradise

Trace the plots of world famous movies set in San Francisco, including Bullitt, Vertigo, Dirty Harry and the Conversation. The steep streets and beautiful setting of San Francisco have made it a popular film set for decades.

A Great Foodie Destination

Food is a big deal in San Francisco. Head to Chinatown to sample gourmet Chinese cuisine, trawl the food stalls at the Ferry Building or grab a burrito in the Mission District. And try to be there for Eat Drink SF - a huge wine, beer, food and spirits festival held in Fort Mason every August.

Downtown San Francisco
Downtown San Francisco

Top 5 things to do in San Francisco

1. Enjoy a Cable Car Ride Over the City

Because of its hills, San Francisco developed an extensive cable car network, much of which remains. Soar above Fisherman’s Wharf and Chinatown and see the city as it should be seen – it’s an amazing experience.

2. Take a Tour of Alcatraz

Just off the coast of San Francisco, Alcatraz was a fearsome high security prison. Nowadays, visitors can take eerie night tours, to experience what life was like on “the Rock.”

3. Visit the Walt Disney Family Museum

One of the city’s best attractions for kids, the Walt Disney Museum chronicles the life of one of America’s most famous sons, with plenty of cartoon based exhibits to enjoy.

4. Catch a Live Music Show

San Francisco has long been associated with music, ever since the jazz era. These days, venues like the Hemlock Tavern and the Great American Music Hall keep up a proud tradition and are great venues to see rock, blues, jazz and folk music,

5. Get Some Spectacular Snaps of the Golden Gate Bridge

The city’s most famous landmark and one of America’s tourist gems, the Golden Gate Bridge spans the entrance to San Francisco Harbor. Head to Battery Spencer in Marin County for the best photos that will wow the folks back home.

The Beatles gave their final ever live concert in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park, in August 1966.

Useful Information

When to visit

The best time to visit San Francisco is probably in the fall – not high summer as you might expect. Northern California experiences beautiful fall weather (most years), with warm temperatures and fewer visitors – so the attractions will be much less crowded.

Transportation

The BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) service provides rail links to all parts of the Bay Area, with prices rising the further you travel. Trains and buses tend to run until midnight on most days, before resuming at 4 a.m., so late night bar hoppers might need to think about prebooking a cab.

Festivals & Events

San Francisco has a packed annual festival schedule as well, so think about booking ahead for the events you want to attend. Highlights include Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park (August) which brings worldwide pop acts to town, and the International Arts Festival in May and June, which blends art, theater, and dance events.

FAQ: Frequently asked questions about vacation rentals in San Francisco

What is the average price for vacation rentals in San Francisco?

Based on our data, San Francisco has an average price of $358.54 per night, a relatively high one under the cities in the USA.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in San Francisco?

According to our data from the previous year, the months at the lowest possible cost in San Francisco are March, January and February, with average prices from $314.24, $315.6, and $331.72, respectively.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in San Francisco?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the year 2019, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August ($403.69), September ($390.2), and June ($388.62).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in San Francisco?

When planning a vacation to San Francisco, it is necessary to plan ahead as 89% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

April, March and Mayare, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties free, with respective average availability figures of 32.5%, 31.25%, and 25.5%.

When are fewer rentals available?

According to data from 2019, the months with the fewest housing options available in San Francisco are, in order, September (with 3.25% of available rentals), October (3.75%), and February (4.2%).

Are there many rentals in San Francisco?

In San Francisco we offer you an extensive catalogue of approximately 920 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 11 local and international providers.

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