Pacific Heights

Don your Sunday best before stepping out in this quiet and elegant neighborhood.

Regal mansions and prestigious buildings are the essence of Pacific Heights. This prim and proper neighborhood epitomizes old-world elegance and its quiet streets are mostly enlivened with passers-by appreciating Pacific Heights’ jaw-dropping architectural grandeur. Not known for a boisterous atmosphere, this neighborhood is well suited to city dwellers looking for fancy suburban solace. For those looking to indulge in fast-paced San Francisco, Cow Hollow is nearby.

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On the Map

Pacific Heights is bordered by Japantown, Downtown, Cow Hollow, Russian Hill, Nob Hill, Presidio Heights, Marina, Western Addition/NOPA, and Presidio

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Possible

SFO Airport: 30 minutes by cab without traffic
Golden Gate Park: 37 minutes by public transit
Fisherman's Wharf: 26 minutes by public transit
The Ferry Building: 31 minutes by public transit

The Pinnacle of Prestige

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The grandeur of Pacific Heights' mansions is rivaled only by the neighborhood's sweeping views of the city in repose.

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Pacific Heights' residential sensibilities redefine luxury.

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LaFayette Park has terrific walking paths, tennis courts, a playground, dog play area and the postcard views enjoyed by Danielle Steele at her Spreckles Mansion, the historic home once owned by Sir Aurthur Conan Doyle. You can also catch an occasional glimpse of the famed feral parrots in the early morning."

The Designer Lifestyle of Pacific Heights

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Designer boutiques compete for sidewalk space along Fillmore Street in Pacific Heights, the neighborhood's choice for couture-label shopping.

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Savvy professionals and stylish families share Pacific Heights' spotless avenues.

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The adjacent Presidio National Park is an urban refuge filled with wonderful walking paths, hiking trails, spectacular views and the best that nature has to offer."

The Stylin' Eats

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Boutique eating is as important as boutique shopping in Pacific Heights.

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Catering to the neighborhood's discerning tastes, burger bars and tapas lounges continually pop up in Pacific Heights.

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Dining inside or outside, solo or with friends, you've got options!

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Alta Plaza Park Brings Together Neighbors

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Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Originally trained as an architect, Odessa has shifted her passion to photography of all sorts. She specializes in family, children and newborn photography but enjoys pursuing architectural photography as well. She calls San Francisco home with her husband and daughter.

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Michael Blumenfeld is a commercial photographer based in San Francisco. When not shooting, he loves rooting for the Giants, haunting used-book stores, and following his appetite around the city. He's inspired each day by the energy and diversity of the Bay Area. This project for Airbnb was a great opportunity to tread both the beaten and unbeaten paths of a city he feels privileged to call home.

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