Destination guide

The friendly area of South San Francisco awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of South San Francisco with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Twin Peaks and Lombard Street are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in South San Francisco

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that South San Francisco has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South San Francisco

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, South San Francisco is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Mavericks (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Angel Island (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South San Francisco

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is South San Francisco Station. Catch a ride on the metro at South San Francisco Metro Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around South San Francisco?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,069 holiday lettings around South San Francisco. From 333 houses to 584 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a water-view property in South San Francisco?

The stresses and tensions of life just melt away when you're beside the water. Reunite your family and make yourselves at home — it's time you all found your zen. HomeAway has 126 holiday rentals with waterfront views in this destination. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 125 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 102 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 91 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in South San Francisco?

There's no need to go without the conveniences of home just because you're going on holiday. Kick back in your very own apartment and explore the area like the locals. You can select from 526 different options on HomeAway. If you book soon, you could be spending as little as £42 per night. If that doesn't match your squad's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 337 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Condo: 148 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.
  • Hotel: 144 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £24 per night.

Can I stay in South San Francisco in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful trip is chilling out with friends and family in a totally new place. If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help. Why not have a squiz at the 84 house holiday rentals available here? They're the leading choice for big groups of guests. Properties for rent around here that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 177 properties just right for that size. Stay a night for as little as £42.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 72 rental accommodation that are suitable. Prices begin at just £84 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties suitable for 8 people? You'll be pleased to know we have 72 that'll be ideal. You can grab one from just £132 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring your uncle, your sister and all your buddies to South San Francisco.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in South San Francisco?

Reduce those pesky accommodation expenses when you organise your stay with HomeAway. You'll find a range of unique holiday rentals and save loads! The East Side is an awesome area to consider if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 14 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £149 per night. Downtown is another place to consider. HomeAway has 22 and the average price is around £156 a night.

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