Destination guide

Travel to vibrant Potrero Hill

The area's architecture and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Potrero Hill. Revered for its skyscrapers, hiking and bird watching, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Twin Peaks and Lombard Street are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Potrero Hill

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Potrero Hill a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Potrero Hill

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Potrero Hill is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Angel Island (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Potrero Hill

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 10.2 mi (16.3 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is San Francisco 22nd Street Station.

Where to stay around Potrero Hill?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 187 holiday lettings near Potrero Hill. From 43 Houses to 126 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Potrero Hill is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Potrero Hill?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Potrero Hill:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 725 holiday homes
  • Noe Valley: 370 holiday homes
  • Western Addition: 326 holiday homes
  • Castro District: 319 holiday homes
  • Bernal Heights: 224 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Potrero Hill?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Potrero Hill. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station: 2,200 holiday lettings
  • Anchor Brewing Company: 2,201 holiday lettings
  • Mrs. Doubtfire House: 2,144 holiday lettings
  • Emeryville Station: 2,100 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 2,164 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Potrero Hill listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Potrero Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 43 Houses in Potrero Hill. Our other popular types of Potrero Hill holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 126 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 120 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Potrero Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Potrero Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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