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The 9 Best Airbnbs in San Francisco

San Francisco has a fantastic array of Airbnb options to choose from
San Francisco has a fantastic array of Airbnb options to choose from | © Andrew Zarivny / Alamy Stock Photo
Naturally, Airbnb’s birthplace has a seemingly endless supply of gorgeous homes ready to be shared with travelers from around the globe. For those looking for a local, immersive experience in a wide variety of neighborhoods, from Outer Richmond to The Embarcadero, look no further than these nine best Airbnb options for your next stay in San Francisco.

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Victorian home in the Castro district

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This Victorian home is the perfect option for those looking to stay in one of San Francisco’s most historic neighborhoods
This Victorian home is the perfect option for those looking to stay in one of San Francisco’s most historic neighborhoods | © Brenda / Airbnb
Just blocks away from The Castro Theater, this Victorian home is the perfect option for those looking to stay in one of San Francisco’s most historic neighborhoods. Warmly decorated with high ceilings and tons of natural light, this one-bedroom, shared-bath listing provides access to a full kitchen and is most suitable for solo travelers.
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Modern bedroom in the Mission district

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Relax in a beautiful, bright room in this chic and calm condo in the vibrant Mission District
Relax in a beautiful, bright room in this chic and calm condo in the vibrant Mission District | © Koncha / Airbnb
With a soothing all-white bedroom, modern accents and chic decor, this private bedroom-and-bath option is a solid choice for a stay in San Francisco’s diverse Mission District. The condominium’s location is within an easy walk of a variety of restaurants, shops, and bars. Guests have access to a full kitchen, washer, dryer and coffee maker.
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Centrally located Pacific Heights bedroom

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This upscale room has its own en suite bed and bath
This upscale room has its own en suite bed and bath | © Jeffrey / Airbnb
This recently renovated Victorian home provides an open, spacious bedroom with a queen bed and private bath in the upscale Pacific Heights neighborhood. A short walk takes you to the shops, bars and restaurants along Fillmore Street and Japantown. Toiletries are provided and the bedroom includes Wi-Fi, a small refrigerator and a television.
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Unique bedroom in Alamo Square

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You can stroll to the Painted Ladies from this colorful, remodeled 1885 Victorian home
You can stroll to the Painted Ladies from this colorful, remodeled 1885 Victorian home | © Catherine / Airbnb
Located in Alamo Square, this remodeled 1885 Victorian townhouse features modern art, bright-blue walls and eclectic decor, creating an inviting and unique place to stay. Travelers get not only a private room and bathroom, but an entire floor to themselves, plus a light breakfast provided by the host to kick-start their days. Make use of the shaded deck, full kitchen and laundry facilities available to guests.
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Beachy home in Outer Richmond

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Relax around the firepit on the private patio of this garden studio
Relax around the firepit on the private patio of this garden studio | © Joshua / Airbnb
In an ideal location for those seeking peaceful hikes and views of the ocean, this full apartment in Outer Richmond features industrial-chic decor and an open floor layout – don’t expect a closed-off bedroom. Warm up by the firepit on the private patio and take advantage of the full kitchen and free parking on the premises. This Airbnb Plus listing sleeps four guests and is pet-friendly.
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Cozy Haight-Ashbury apartment

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Garden Retreat is just steps from Haight Street
Garden Retreat is just steps from Haight Street | © Sara / Airbnb
With a garden view and a cozy fireplace, this Haight-Ashbury apartment provides a sanctuary in the middle of a quintessentially San Francisco bohemian neighborhood. The listing features a separate bedroom, bathroom and breakfast bar, and an entrance of its own. It’s also within walking distance of Golden Gate Park, Cole Valley and Buena Vista Park, so it’s perfect for those touring San Francisco by foot. There is a kitchen and a laundry on-site.
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Embarcadero apartment with city views

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This minimalist penthouse has its own roof deck
This minimalist penthouse has its own roof deck | © Jason / Airbnb
Exposed brick, bright-red kitchen cabinets and a private rooftop deck overlooking the city and Bay; what more could you need for your stay near the buzziest part of San Francisco? With a full kitchen, room-darkening shades and bathroom essentials covered, travelers will be well rested, well fed and ready to explore. It’s within walking distance of the Ferry Building, yet in a quiet, charming part of the Financial District.
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Sunny North Beach apartment

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This North Beach apartment offers breathtaking Bay views
This North Beach apartment offers breathtaking Bay views | © Carrie / Airbnb
With Little Italy, Fisherman’s Wharf and Union Square all within walking distance, this sunny North Beach listing offers 180-degree Bay views from the living room. The full apartment includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms, an eclectic art collection and a wet bar stocked with essentials.
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Charming beach apartment in Outer Sunset

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This apartment is a surfer’s paradise in Outer Sunset
This apartment is a surfer’s paradise in Outer Sunset | © Sara / Airbnb
A surfer’s paradise in Outer Sunset, this charming, fully renovated apartment is just two blocks away from the beach. While this listing is located in a quiet neighborhood and guests will need to use public transportation to get to downtown San Francisco, Outer Sunset is home to many coffee shops, bakeries and restaurants. The one-bedroom, private-bath space is bright and airy, and guests have a separate entrance and access to the backyard, full kitchen and laundry.
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