Headed to the Bay Area’s urban epicenter? Book one of these Airbnbs before you go
Written byNena FarrellDecember 2, 2016
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Golden Gate Park Apartment
Stay two blocks away from Golden Gate Park at this spacious apartment, tucked inside the home of artist Elizabeth Gibbons. From here you’ll be able to walk to the park’s museums, the numerous restaurants on Clement Street, and the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.
Haight St. Garden Retreat
The bustle of Haight Street is invisible from this garden apartment. This cozy, one-bedroom Airbnb is walking distance from Golden Gate Park, Haight-Ashbury, and Cole Valley. Although you’ll already feel like you’re in a park with the view of the home’s lush backyard.
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Escape to San Francisco’s Marina District at this cozy three-bedroom rental. It serves as a great home base to walk to the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, Crissy Field, and more.
Potrero Hill Garden Cabana
Stay at this charming succulent garden cabana in charming Potrero Hill, with its neighborhood restaurants and cafes only a few blocks away. The location also allows you to easily explore Mission Bay and SoMa.
Perfectly Located Castro (Castro)
Solo travelers will love this quaint 1895 Victorian flat, centrally located between the Mission, Lower Haight, and the Castro. Check out Dolores Park and the renowned Bi-Rite Creamery just blocks away, or hop on Muni to explore the offerings of SF’s other neighborhoods. However, with a room that doubles as a library (plus a cat to cozy up with), you might not want to leave.
The Starship (Castro)
This five-floor home certainly lives up to its majestic name, with amenities like an indoor sauna and hot tub, meditation room, art studio, and chef’s kitchen. If meditation isn’t your style, make your own home movie theater with the room’s pull-down screen, bean bag seating, and king-size bed.
Private Floor (Portrero Hill)
Whether you’re enjoying San Francisco’s skyline from the rooftop patio or gazing up through the numerous skylights, you’re sure to feel amongst the clouds on your private floor in this airy, hilltop home.
Edwardian Style (Pacific Heights)
This regal Airbnb allows you to soak up the splendor of SF without even leaving the kitchen table. Lit with several bay windows, this stylish one-bedroom apartment provides to a beautiful view of Pacific Heights. Enjoy the newly remodeled kitchen, or walk to the Marina or the Presidio for fine dining.
Castro Oasis (Castro)
For those nervous about staying in a cramped, urban apartment, this rental will make you forget you’re in the city. Walk out onto the deck and lounge in several spots overlooking a lush tropical garden. But don’t worry about being too removed from the action, as you’re still just a short walk from the heart of the Castro neighborhood.
Mission Sunshine (Mission)
Get a glimpse into historic San Francisco while enjoying modern amenities at this century-old Airbnb. Located between Valencia Street and Dolores Park, this sunny rental is the ideal location for exploring the dining, shopping, and nightlife of the Mission. Special for dog lovers, this house includes a furry friend named Milo to make it feel like home.
Spacious, Cozy, & Bright (Castro)
The colors in this cozy rental are just as vibrant as the surrounding neighborhood. In the heart of the Castro, this two-bedroom apartment is perfect walking distance from the dining, nightlife, and shops of Duboce Triangle, Upper and Lower Haight, NoPa, and the Mission.