San Rafael Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in San Rafael

  • Sunny Oaks Penthouse Suite
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $140
  • Views throughout - Retreat with 22 comfortably! Spacious & Private - Location!
     8br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $2,049
  • Dream home by Muir Woods
     Villa
    Booking.com
    From
    $650
  • Scandinavian Studio Cottage! Wine/Food/Glogg!
     Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $109
  • Stinson Beach Vibe - Cheerful Cottage w Garden
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $185
  • LOVELY 1BR SUITE, POOL, BREAKFAST, HOT TUB, CLOSE TO ATTRACTIONS
     Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $228
  • Asian Influenced Luxury Serenity
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $148
  • Sunny Vacation Rental with Pool
     6br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $962

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San Rafael Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Spa Setting at Gateway to West Marin
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $164
  • Beautiful home near San Francisco
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $1,033
  • Cozy 2 BR+2B condo for weekend getaway/biz travels
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $249
  • Quiet Nor Cal Marin County Ponderosa
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $161

San Rafael Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Beautiful Large Home in Marin
    Excellent5br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $814
  • A Tranquil Retreat
     4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $336
  • Tranquil Hillside Guest House
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $186
  • Studio Cottage downtown
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $144

San Rafael Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Luxury Studio w/Hot Tub & San Francisco Bay Views!
     -1br Studio
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $259
  • Amazing, Large 5bdroom/4ba Estate-wonderful Indoor-Outdoor living & trail access
    Excellent5br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $1,150
  • Rare Secluded Marin Gem - 600 sq ft
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $215
  • Quiet Studio Offers Best of Both Worlds: SF ~ Napa
    ExcellentStudio
    Airbnb
    From
    $175

San Rafael Travel Guide

San Rafael, California, is located in Marin County in the San Francisco Bay Area. Marin County is a beautiful area with lush green hills and colonial Spanish architecture. This is an excellent spot if you like to spend time outdoors exploring bays, mountains, and going hiking. It's also a great place for seeing a variety of different flora and fauna.

Things to Do in San Rafael

North of San Francisco is the beautiful town of San Rafael which is filled with history and surrounded by nature. Head to Mission San Rafael Archangel if you are interested in history and want to see a colonial Spanish building in its full glory. For a further history fix, check out the Museum of International Propaganda, which is a small but very interesting museum that features numerous pieces of propaganda from all around the world. Meanwhile, the Art Works Downtown is a local art gallery that showcases the work of local artists.

When it's time to relax in natural surroundings, visit the China Camp State Park, which offers fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, and canoeing. Have a nice picnic in the designated areas or simply take a dip in the park's cooling river waters.

Additionally, the buzzing city of San Francisco is just a few miles south of San Rafael where you can some of the country's best restaurants and bars.

Best Places to Stay in San Rafael

The best areas to stay at San Rafael are the areas close to Los Ranchitos or the San Rafael Bay area where you'll find plenty of shops, stores, restaurants, cafes, and bars.

Best Time to Visit San Rafael

The weather is warm and sunny from July to September, while not being too hot, making it a great summer vacation destination.

Price and Availability in San Rafael

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in San Rafael tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in San Rafael tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in San Rafael is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in San Rafael is in the high season in July. San Rafael has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in San Rafael

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in San Rafael. The hottest month in San Rafael is May, when temperatures peak at 102 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 31 ˚F. The wettest month in San Rafael is November with 19.44 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.75 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in San Rafael

Find the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more. We have 511 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in San Rafael ranging from cheap options to extravagant places to stay. A trip to San Rafael can be budget-friendly - the lowest price accommodation is available at $10 a night. On average, a place to stay in San Rafael will cost you $193 per night.

If you want an internet connection during your stay in San Rafael, then you can choose from over 360 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 49 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 27 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to San Rafael? Then choose one of the 345 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 56 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 68 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

376 accommodations in San Rafael have been reviewed; 74% are rated excellent or good. 174 accommodations allow instant booking.

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