Where to stay near San Francisco?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,710 house rentals near San Francisco. From 818 Condos/Apartments to 726 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near San Francisco is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Francisco?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Francisco:

  • Union Square: 446 vacation rentals
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 559 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 529 vacation rentals
  • Nob Hill: 361 vacation rentals
  • North Beach: 286 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to San Francisco?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in San Francisco. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ghirardelli Square: 1,931 home rentals
  • Bay Area Theatresports: 1,991 home rentals
  • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church: 2,013 home rentals
  • TransAmerica Redwood Forest: 1,994 home rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,017 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Francisco listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in San Francisco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 818 Condos/Apartments in San Francisco. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Francisco include:

  • Studios: 726 lodging choices
  • Houses: 636 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 61 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Francisco?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 172 vacation homes with pool available in San Francisco.

    Head to the exciting city of San Francisco

    Come and experience San Francisco and its museums, architecture and theater scene. Travelers like the art, local tours and shopping in this cosmopolitan and scenic city. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and Louise Davies Symphony Hall are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

    Activities and attractions in San Francisco

    Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes San Francisco a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Pier 39 (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Aquarium of the Bay (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • San Francisco Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
    • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • San Francisco Zen Center (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of San Francisco

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Francisco is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Palace of Fine Arts (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Twin Peaks (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
    • Mavericks (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
    • Japanese Tea Garden (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
    • Golden Gate Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Angel Island (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)