Housing in San Francisco

English Language Institute has two campuses located in beautiful downtown San Francisco.

Home stays are a great way to practice your English outside the classroom and find housing that fits your budget. San Francisco is a welcoming and cosmopolitan city. Many families and individuals enjoy hosting international students. Use the links below to find a wonderful home stay in San Francisco. Sara’s Homestay offers a special discounted rate for ELI students when you register through our site!

There are many residential hotels and guest hostels near both English Language Institute locations. Most offer free breakfast and wireless internet access. Many also offer student discounts – make sure to tell them you will study at ELI!

Homestay Options in San Francisco:


Sara’s Homestay  (Must register at this link to be eligible for a discount.)

Universal Student Housing (USH)

 Residence Hotels Near Downtown San Francisco:


Vantaggio Suites / 3 Convenient Locations: O’Farrell Street, Turk Street, and McAllister Street  (Must register at this link to be eligible for a discount.)

Orange Village Hostel / Dorm Rooms, Double Rooms, and Single Rooms available

Monroe Residence Club / Shared Rooms, Private Rooms and Suites available

Kenmore Residence Club / Single and Double rooms available with Shared Bath or Private Bath

USA Hostels / Short Term and Long Term Rooms available