Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Downtown, San Francisco that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $94 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Downtown. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The exciting city of Downtown San Francisco awaits you

Take a vacation to Downtown San Francisco and enjoy the area's architecture, museums and art galleries. Well-liked for its shopping, theaters and entertainment, this city is both cosmopolitan and walkable. 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. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown San Francisco

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Downtown San Francisco a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown San Francisco

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown San Francisco is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Twin Peaks (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Angel Island (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Downtown San Francisco

The nearest airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is San Francisco 4th and King Station. You can see more of Downtown San Francisco by jumping on the metro at Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station or Embarcadero Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downtown, San Francisco?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 628 vacation rentals around Downtown. From 471 condo and apartment rentals to 86 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown?

Whether you're traveling 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 Downtown:

  • Marina District: 376 vacation rentals
  • Central San Mateo: 42 vacation rentals
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 688 vacation rentals
  • Pedro Point: 17 vacation rentals
  • Sharp Park: 28 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,224 vacation rentals
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center: 2,248 vacation rentals
  • Van Ness Avenue: 2,214 vacation rentals
  • Ghirardelli Square: 2,181 vacation rentals
  • AT&T Park: 2,259 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on Vrbo 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 Downtown?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 471 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Houses: 86 rentals available
  • Studios: 412 rentals available
  • Hotels: 21 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 69 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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