Accommodation in San Francisco

Accommodation: Choose between Homestay & Student Residence

Kaplan International students in San Francisco

Your new home is an important part of your study experience. Each school has specially chosen options to help make the most out of your stay. Homestay and student residences offer different accommodation experiences, but always meet the highest standards.


  • Live in a local homestay specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with your hosts
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture

Student residence

  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Socialize and have fun with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations

Accommodation on a map

San Francisco
Homestay family
Homestay (Single Room, 14 Meals/Week)

Ideal for students who want to discover local culture and learn about local customs with a friendly host family. Sharing meals with your hosts every day, you'll benefit from speaking English in a relaxed, natural environment.

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All homestays are within 60 minutes of our schools

Student residences
Residence Borneo

Located in downtown Berkeley, the residence provides an intimate dorm-style living, with 10 twin rooms, a shared kitchen, and breakfast included on weekdays.

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Price from (per week):
  • 14.34 km from San Francisco
  • 0.64 km from Berkeley
Spaulding Residence
Residence Bunkhouse

Located at the heart of Union Square, walking distance to Chinatown, the financial district, and our San Francisco school. Students can choose from twin or single, which come with an en-suite bathroom, self-catering facilities and a TV.

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Price from (per week):
  • 0.79 km from San Francisco
  • 15.52 km from Berkeley
YMCA Berkeley
Residence YMCA

In the heart of Berkeley, residents receive gym membership, including access to swimming pools. Single rooms with shared kitchen and bathrooms. Minimum of a 3 week stay.

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Price from (per week):
  • 14.66 km from San Francisco
  • 0.2 km from Berkeley

*Please note that Homestay facilities will vary from location to location. The facilities listed above are the typical ones that a homestay family offers.