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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.