221 7th Street Residences, San Francisco

7th St, San Francisco, 94103, United States
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0.8 mi from City Center
0.8 mi from City Center( 17m. 11m. 6m)
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city center | 0.6 mi
San Francisco Conservatory of M... | 0.7 mi
Academy of Art University | 0.8 mi
California College of the Arts | 0.9 mi
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
Work Space
bills included
Common Kitchen
High-Speed WiFi
laundry facility

About the Property

221 7th Street Residences (SOMA) is a fantastic student accommodation in San Francisco which offers single rooms and shared rooms. The San Francisco student accommodation is located close to major universities such as the Academy of Art University (a 9-minute drive) and Golden Gate University (a 10-minute drive). California College of Arts is even closer, located just 5 minutes from this San Francisco student housing. Needless to say, 221 7th St Residences is quite popular among those looking for San Francisco student accommodation, primarily due to its convenient location. Not only is it close to some of the top universities in the area, but it is also close to some of the best student hotspots in the city, surrounded by several student essential services, including stores and supermarkets.

A popular study destination in the state of California, San Francisco is one of the most-visited cities in the state. Home to several top-notch universities, San Francisco is known as an educational hub that attracts students all over the world every year. Students of the University of San Francisco, University of California, and San Francisco State University will be glad to learn that there are plenty of comfortable and affordable San Francisco student housing. Students staying at student accommodation in San Francisco, the 13th most densely populated city in the state of California, will find amazing opportunities and good quality of student life in this city. 221 7th Street Residences is located in one of the best student neighbourhoods in San Francisco.


At 221 7th St Residences, students can pick from a selection of single, double, and triple rooms. Single rooms and triple rooms include a private room and shared bathroom and kitchen, whereas each double room is a shared room instead of a private one. No matter which room you pick, your apartment will come furnished with several amenities that will make your student life a lot easier! Each room has hardwood flooring, a twin bed over a full-size bed futon bunk bed, bed linen and pillows, a shared bathroom, a mini fridge, a dresser, an electronic key lock and a kitchenette with granite countertop and sink (selected rooms). And that’s not all! Residents of 221 7th St Residences will also have access to plenty of common amneities. Wash & dry your clothes whenever you want in the on-site laundry room and cook your favourite meal of the day with your friends in the common kitchen. No need to worry as your mails will be sorted by the managers themselves. Other common amenities include an on-site manager and a common area cleaning service while your utility bills (WiFi, electricity, water, and heating) will be included in the rent.

Location and What's Hot?

One of the largest challenges of finding accommodation in the USA is not being able to find housing close to your university. Luckily, this isn’t true for this San Francisco student housing. So, say goodbye to rushed mornings and leave aside your worries about being late for those early lectures! 221 7th St Residences is close to several leading universities in the city of San Francisco. The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is just a short 8-minute drive away from the San Francisco student housing, while the Academy Art of University is just a bit further and takes 9 minutes to reach by vehicle. The California College of the Arts is a lot closer and only takes a 5-minute drive to reach. Meanwhile, Golden Gate University is only a short 10-minute drive away from 221 7th Street Residences, making commuting easy for students staying at this San Francisco student accommodation.

221 7th St Residences is situated in a popular locality, so you’ll find every popular shop, pub and restaurant by your doorstep. You would love to visit popular pubs like The Chieftain Irish Pub & Restaurant and Johnny Foley's Irish House. Or you can have your comfort food at Bluestem Restaurant & Market and Lemonade Restaurant. Make sure you keep an eye on your finances and don’t eat out too often as San Francisco has a higher cost of living than other US cities. Let your inner child play in the Children's Creativity Museum and unwind yourself at Mission Dolores Park. The Painted Ladies is also a pretty popular tourist place close by.


Getting around a new city can be quite difficult without your own vehicle. Luckily, the American public transport systems are quite efficient and convenient, making it easy to explore your new environment. 221 7th St Residences has excellent connectivity with public transport in San Francisco. 7th St & Howard St bus stop is within a minute away. Or you can catch a subway from Civic Center subway station which is within a 7-minute walk. For travelling during long weekends, you can reach Embarcadero train station within an 11-minute drive. So take your pick and set off on an adventure during your stay at 221 7th Street Residences.

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Work Space
High-Speed WiFi
Regular Cleaning
Common Kitchen

Cancellation Policies (2)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.

Payment Policies (4)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 12 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am not a student. Can I still book a room?

Yes, of course. Our rooms are not exclusively for students. They have many interns, young professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, techies and people on short-term contracts staying with us.

Can I book in advance and how do I secure a room/bed?

Yes, you can book a room in advance and move-in directly at arrival. It is very simple – you need to sign a lease and pay a deposit and your room will be secured and ready for you to move-in.

How much is the security deposit? Do I get the deposit back?

The security deposit is equal to one month of rent. It is refundable after completing the lease if there are no damages to the room besides normal wear and tear.

How do I pay security deposit and rent?

The deposit is paid in advance through your online tenant portal. You can also pay with check or PayPal.

What is the minimum lease?

The minimum lease is 3 months but there are properties that require a minimum of 6 or 9 months lease. Shorter term leases are also possible in some cases but short term rates are usually higher.

Do you rent on a weekly or daily basis?

No, They only rent on a monthly basis.

Are there any other fees I should consider?

There are no other fees. They are trying to keep it simple for you so the monthly rent is the total you will be paying per month. There are no application fees and almost all our properties include utilities and wi-fi in the monthly rent. If there is an exception, they will let you know when quoting the price.

Is there Wi-Fi in the building?

Yes, They provide free Wi-Fi in all of our buildings.

What is the difference between private and shared bath?

A private bathroom means bathroom inside the room and a shared bathroom is a bathroom on the floor. The average ratio is one bath and one toilet every 3-4 rooms. Common bathrooms and toilets are individual and they are cleaned 2 times per day.

Are the rooms furnished?

Yes, all rooms are furnished and generally set up with bed, desk, chair, vanity, closet, lamp, mirror, fridge and sink. The detailed amenities of the rooms are listed on each property page.

Are these apartments or hotel buildings?

Most of our properties are hotel buildings or residences suitable for short- and long term stay. They also offer full studios and apartments – this is always specified in the property page.

What is the security of the buildings?

Most of our properties have controlled access and/or 24h front desk service. Only residents are allowed to enter and any visitors must be registered at reception.

Are bed linens provided?

Yes, bed linens are provided. Some properties also offer free weekly housekeeping with change of bed linens and towels.

Is there a kitchen? Can I cook in the room?

A lot of our buildings have a common kitchen that all tenants can use. If the building has a common kitchen, cooking inside your room is strictly forbidden. If there is no common kitchen, you will have a microwave and a fridge in the room and you can prepare food but you need to be extremely careful and comply with safety regulations.

Is there parking?

Parking is not included. Central San Francisco is really busy and parking is expensive, so they would advise you to avoid bringing your own car. If you need a parking spot, there are parking lots that offer a monthly rate.

What is your smoking policy?

Smoking is absolutely forbidden inside the buildings.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets are allowed inside the buildings

Can I share a room with a roommate?

Yes, most of our rooms could be for double occupancy. Some rooms are set up with bunk beds, others with two separate beds or one double bed. They do have some triple and quad rooms, as well as studios and apartments that accommodate 2-4 people.

I already have a roommate. How do we book a room?

Both of you will need to sign the lease and will be equally responsible for the monthly rent payments.

I don’t have a roommate but want to share a room. Can I book a bed?

Yes, They offer beds in shared rooms and they assign a roommate from the same gender.

I have problems with my roommate. Who should I talk to?

If you have any issues with your roommate(s), you need to inform them ASAP. They will work together with the building management to resolve the issue and possibly move you to another room. 

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Student Accomodations in San Francisco

San Francisco Student Housing

Finding suitable San Francisco student housing can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. Students worldwide flock to the city every year to pursue their education, and every year, the city reminds us all why it is renowned for its quality of life and academics. With amber, you get access to affordable and comfortable student accommodation in San Francisco without ever leaving the comfort of your home. With amber, students can find a variety of student housing SF options near top educational institutions such as the University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, and Academy of Art University.

Student housing in San Francisco includes various non-ensuite, 1,2 bedroom apartments, sharing rooms and private rooms closer to nearby universities, restaurants, and cafes. It is a modern-day city in California adorned with beautiful gardens, parks, and museums; San Francisco has so many things to do! Student apartments in San Francisco are luxurious, comfortable, lavish, affordable, and easy to live in. Consider properties like 221 7th Street Residences and 1080 Folsom Residences, and many more, which are known for their strategic locations and vibrant community lifestyle. With amber, securing the right student housing in San Francisco becomes a streamlined and hassle-free process, allowing students to find their ideal home away from home.

About San Francisco

Rich in history and bursting with a vibrant cultural scene, San Francisco stands as a beacon on the West Coast of the United States. Its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, historic cable cars, and picturesque waterfronts make it an enduring destination for students and tourists alike. Known for its progressive community and a booming tech economy, San Francisco is a hub of innovation and diversity, offering a dynamic urban experience.

San Francisco's education system is anchored by several high-ranking institutions, attracting a large student population. The city is home to the esteemed University of San Francisco, Golden Gate University, San Francisco State University, the Academy of Art University, and many more. These institutions elevate San Francisco's educational landscape, contributing significantly to research and academic excellence.

The city's neighborhoods, such as the bustling Mission District, the trendy SoMa area, and the historically rich Chinatown, each bring their unique flair and contribute to the city's mosaic. San Francisco student housing reflects this diversity, offering options ranging from shared apartments to private studios. With its rich blend of academic prowess, cultural diversity, and entrepreneurial spirit, San Francisco provides a stimulating environment that exceeds the expectations of its vibrant student community.

Best Student Housing in San Francisco

Relocating to San Francisco for educational pursuits brings the challenge of finding the ideal student accommodation. Securing a spot in the best student housing in San Francisco can significantly enhance the university experience, offering a blend of independence and comfort. Amber's platform simplifies the process, offering access to premier San Francisco student housing perfectly suited for the modern student's lifestyle. Here are some of the top picks for student housing in San Francisco:

1. 221 7th Street Residences:

2. 1080 Folsom Residences

3. 251 9th Street Residences

4. June Homes 94110

5. 204 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

6. Identity Logan Park

7. University Park, Berkeley

8. Stonefire

9. The Standard

10. 524 Columbus Residences

Cost of Living

The cost of living near student apartments in San Francisco can be slightly higher than in other US cities, totaling an average of about $530-$600 per month. However, the city is perfect for student life as the student housing in San Francisco is always open for international and national students. Here is a rough estimate list for the cost of living expenses one might face in San Francisco, apart from the rent for your San Francisco student housing:

1. Food: $90-320 per month

2. Internet & Mobile Phone: $80-100 per month

3. Dinner at a Restaurant: $10-30 per meal

4. Laundry: $20-35 per week

5. Stationery and Textbooks: $20-50 per month

6. Clothing: $50-75/month

7. Travel (Buses, Trams, and Trains): $80-$120 per month

Student Travel San Francisco

Navigating San Francisco as a student relies heavily on understanding the available transit to access classes, events, and sights. San Francisco has one of the best public transport systems in the United States. The city provides you with multiple effective modes of transportation at affordable prices. These public transit stops are also strategically located in important areas, including university campuses.  Below are some well-utilized transportation modes for students traveling in San Francisco:

1. Muni

Short for San Francisco Municipal Railways, operates the trains and the buses. The metro trains operated by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) are an equally convenient choice. It connects San Francisco with the East Bay and San Jose via an underwater Transbay subway. The average fare for a single ride ranges from $2.50 to $3.

2. Taxis

Taxis are one of the most easily accessible modes of transportation in the city. Although these might be a bit costlier than other modes, they are great if you are in a hurry. There are also a number of apps available for students to use to find cabs near their location. 

3. Cycling

San Francisco's roads are extremely pedestrian-friendly, which means you can cycle to your heart’s content, visit the universities, and explore things to do in San Francisco. In addition, most student housing in San Francisco options come with secure and dedicated bike/cycle storage spaces for added convenience.

Student Lifestyle & Living in San Francisco

Embarking on your student housing in San Francisco presents an exhilarating blend of cultural richness and diverse community life, making it a haven for students from around the globe. The city's inviting vibe can be felt throughout its bustling neighborhoods, where students are often seen unwinding at eclectic hangouts. From the comfort of San Francisco student housing, you can explore a myriad of student-friendly spots. Indulge in the caffeinated delights at Ritual Coffee Roasters or catch up with friends at The View Lounge, which promises spectacular city vistas. For those seeking green escapes, Golden Gate Park offers serene landscapes perfect for a study break.

San Francisco's vibrant culture is further animated by music festivals like Outside Lands, which resonates with the youthful vitality of the city’s students. The neighborhoods come alive with festivals and events, bolstering the dynamic student life. Exploring the arts scene at local galleries or joining in the festivities at the North Beach Festival, students are never short of things to do or places to discover from their student apartments in San Francisco. Amber makes searching for student housing in San Francisco near notable educational institutions as convenient and as exciting as the city itself.

Choosing San Francisco student housing means embracing a lifestyle brimming with opportunities, entertainment, and cultural immersion. With amber's support, you can find the perfect San Francisco student housing that puts you at the center of this vitality, ensuring a student experience that is just as enriching outside the classroom as it is within. The city of San Francisco holds a special place in the hearts of students and former students who studied there. Student housing in San Francisco is ideal for students looking to make full use of their time in the city. With a vibrant dynamic of places like great restaurants, museums, and art galleries while also catering to adventure enthusiasts with several great national parks nearby, the city has it all.

San Francisco Tourist Attractions

San Francisco, a city famed for its iconic landmarks and vibrant culture, offers a plethora of attractions for tourists and locals alike. This is perfect for students living in San Francisco student housing who wish to explore the city's rich tapestry of tourist spots between studies.

1. Golden Gate Bridge

2. Alcatraz Island

3. Fisherman's Wharf

4. Chinatown

5. Lombard Street

6. Pier 39

Universities in San Francisco

Many top universities in San Francisco, California, offer students a top-tier education and an excellent educational environment for higher studies. With the help of amber, you can also find student housing in San Francisco across many of these universities. Some of the most famous universities near San Francisco include:

1. The University of San Francisco

2. San Francisco State University

3. Academy of Art University

4. Adam’s College of English

5. University of California

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