The Painted Ladies

The Painted Ladies, one of many attractions in San Fran | Source: Ross Joyner

Living Large in San Francisco: Top Luxury Airbnb Stays

Coined the “Golden City”, California’s San Francisco is a charming city with a lot to offer. Walking over the Golden Gate Bridge at sunset, visiting the notorious Alcatraz Prison or riding a cable car over the city skyline are just some of the activities that can’t be missed.

The city’s tourism industry took a devastating plunge in from the pandemic. Total visitor spending fell by a whopping USD$8 billion (A$10.727 billion) in 2019, with a decline of 16 million visitors from 2019 to 2020.

As restrictions have eased, the opportunity for international tourists to take the Golden City by storm has arrived. Known for its mix of Victorian and modern houses, San Francisco delivers eclectic and eye-catching architecture and makes choosing a place to stay part of the fun.

Discover six unique luxury stays listed on Airbnb to make the most of your trip to San Fran’.

2-Storey Contemporary Home in Forest Knolls

This four-bedroom, five-bathroom chic home is fitted for the most extravagant of family holidays. Positioned on the slopes of Mt Sutro, this listing in Forest Knolls is surrounded by lush woodlands.

Distinguished by its naturally-lit open-plan spaces, chic decor and high ceilings, the home exudes luxury. This stay has something for everyone; with a premium-grade kitchen with breakfast bar, the latest entertainment features, a wine fridge and generous secluded bedrooms. Only moments from the Golden Gate Park, the home is located within close proximity of everything San Francisco has to offer.

2-Storey Home in San Francisco A$3,360.45 | Source: Airbnb

Top Level Unit in SoMa

Infusing unique flair with functionality, this unit in SoMa is the perfect base for sightseeing by yourself or with family. Featuring heated floors, spacious bedrooms and a prime location in the heart of SoMa this trendy listing offers comfort and style.

Watch the sun go down over the city on your own private rooftop terrace in this property, after a hard day of sightseeing.

This unit in SoMa is available for A$861.73 per night | Source: Airbnb

Golden Gate Avenue Home

Boasting breathtaking proportions, this six-bedroom, three-bathroom property is the ultimate getaway. The classic Victoria exterior opens to chic interiors with lush carpets and a crystal chandelier.

This property borders the bustling CBD and is only moments away from famed tourist attractions including the Painted Ladies housing row, cable cars downtown and a number of hiking trails. The home is inclusive of extensive luxury features including a dining area with seating for 20 people, a projector screen and a wine fridge.

This luxury villa is A$4,032.54 per night | Source: Airbnb
Bedroom 4 features a crystal chandelier and luxury décor | Source: Airbnb

Opulent Pacific Heights Home

This vibrant four-bedroom, four-bathroom home exudes luxury and sophistication. Old-world sophistication meets modern glamour inside this Pacific Heights stay with its golden palette and artistic wall hangings.

At the heart of the home is a verdant terrace rich with greenery and perfect to sip a morning coffee in before a day of sight-seeing.

The home is positioned in an affluent area of San Francisco and holds close proximity to the eminent Layfette Park, Fisherman’s Wharf and is only an eight minute drive from the Golden Gate Bridge. It is also only a block from Fillmore Street, a bustling shopping street that is known for its luxury boutiques and jazz festivals.

This opulent Pacific Heights home delivers a luxury stay for A$6,720.90 per night | Source: Airbnb
The outdoor terrace in the Pacific Heights Residence | Source: Airbnb

Modern Castro Home

This lush modern villa is the ideal city escape. Positioned with close proximity to Alamo Square Park, the Golden Gate Bridge and Mount Tamalpais State Park, this home is the perfect combination of an urban and landscape stay.

The contemporary décor features crimson light fixtures and light-drenched rooms. The enviable location of the Castro district has something for everyone including the Mission Dolores Park, world-class eateries or the Harvey Milk Photo Centre offering pottery or photography classes.

This modern castro home is available for A$2,950.48 per night | Source: Airbnb
Light-drenched light up the crimson interiors | Source: Airbnb

100-Year Old Luxury Unit in the Centre of the City

Extensively renovated to perfection, this unit is located in one of San Francisco’s most sought after suburbs. It enjoys close proximity to the De Young museum, the Conservatory of Flowers and walking distance to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Fully equipped for a lavish stay, the residence features modern amenities and finishes including a king sized canopy bed, workspace and premium-grade kitchen.

Positioned in the heart of the city, this quaint unit has a 100 year old history. Prices vary. | Source: Airbnb
The King-Sized canopy bed and matte finishings make for contemporary interiors | Source: Airbnb

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