San Rafael Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in San Rafael

  • Elegant Suite near Golden Gate Bridge
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $139
  • Veritas Vista: The Treetop Haven
     Villa
    Booking.com
    From
    $1,625
  • Luxurious Mansion on Mt. Tamalpais
     Villa
    Booking.com
    From
    $1,920
  • Stinson Beach Vibe - Cheerful Cottage w Garden
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $185
  • San Rafael Tuscan Villa
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $165
  • Luxury Retreat in Northbay by Golden Gate Bridge
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $165
  • Sunny Oaks Penthouse Suite
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $175
  • Asian Influenced Luxury Serenity
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $185

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San Rafael Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Large Country Estate Close to SF and wine country
     6br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $1,582
  • Charming Home Near City
     Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $407
  • Our Holiday Studio Retreat ( Mulled Wine Food)
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $175
  • Waterfront retreat w/heated pool and hot tub.
    Excellent6br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $876

San Rafael Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Coleman Cottage - Hillside Paradise
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $158
  • The Jefferson House
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $154
  • Tranquil Hillside Guest House
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $186
  • Quiet Marin studio apartment with private entrance
    ExcellentStudio
    Airbnb
    From
    $144

San Rafael Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Orange Sky Sunsets
    Good2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $301
  • Resort Living with Pool, Spa & View
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $1,074
  • Downtown San Anselmo Apartment #B
    GoodHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $161
  • Quiet Studio Offers Best of Both Worlds: SF ~ Napa
    ExcellentStudio
    Airbnb
    From
    $180

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 July, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 32 ˚F. The wettest month in San Rafael is October with 8.67 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.11 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in San Rafael

Find the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 568 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy San Rafael, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those wanting to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in San Rafael comes in at $10 per night. An average rental in San Rafael costs on average $208 a night.

If you have to have an internet connection during your time in San Rafael, then you can choose from over 389 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 59 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 27 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to San Rafael, you'll want to pick from 369 places to stay that provide parking. We have 61 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 60 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

398 of the accommodations in San Rafael have been reviewed and rated. 71% are rated great. 182 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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