Whether you enjoy a relaxing time, tourist hotspots, the art scene, or the night life; San Francisco has it all. Pouring in millions of visitors a year, this foggy city has become one of the most popular destinations for travelers across the globe.
While the majority of the travelers will be booking hotels, get ahead of the crowd and book one of these fabulous flats.
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1. Cole Valley Victorian
+ What we love: This recently renovated, top floor apartment is close to plenty of shops, restaurants, and sites — this apartment makes for the perfect home base.
+ Good to know: Have a car? There is parking available, just be sure to check for specific time limits.
2. Oasis in the Heart of the Mission
+ What we love: Located in close proximity to bars, eateries, and transportation, there is not much to leave you wanting.
+ Good to know: Light sleep? You may want to skip this apartment, as the upstairs neighbors can sometimes be heard.
3. Downtown Apartment
+ What we love: Stylish, modern, and clean, this downtown apartment is sure to impress.
+ Good to know: If shopping is your main goal, this is the apartment for you. Located right in the heart of the city, there will be plenty to keep you busy.
4. Central Castro Flat
+ What we love: Located in a vibrant part of the city, there will be plenty of things to keep you busy. Local coffee shop, Reveille Coffee is a must.
+ Good to know: There is parking available — just be sure to check the street signs for parking signs and limitations.
5. Lower Haight Flat
+ What we love: This one bedroom and two bathroom house is just blocks away from the popular neighborhoods: Haight-Ashbury, the Panhandle, and the Castro, leaving you with many opportunities to explore the city.
+ Good to know: The owners travel often. If you need assistance, The Pillow Team will be available via email.
6. Airy Garden Apartment
+ What we love: Located in Noe Valley and near public transit, this is the perfect apartment to explore the city. Local ice cream parlor, Mitchell's Ice Cream is not to be missed.
+ Good to know: If you are up for a good challenge, free parking is located just a block away from this airy garden apartment.
7. Beautiful Beachside Home
+ What we love: Beautifully decorated and located just two blocks from Golden Gate Park, this apartment is sure to impress.
+ Good to know: This is a studio apartment. If you are traveling with four people, this is the apartment for you.
8. Garden Retreat
+ What we love: Complete with private entrance through the serene gardens, this cozy retreat is a perfect place to call home. Be sure to check out Zam Zam for martinis, Sparrow for the farm to table experience, Magnolia Brew Pub that serve all of their own drafts, and Club Deluxe for pizza and live music.
+ Good to know: There is a small kitchenette but no full kitchen, allowing you to experience the fine eateries that the city has to offer.
Meet our contributor: Hello, my name is Natasha Pleis and I live in Northern California. My passion for travel began at a young age and has continued to grow ever since. You can find me planning my next adventure!
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