SI Housing

Participants in the Summer Institute are responsible for their own housing while in San Francisco.

We have collected some resources to help you in your search. We encourage you to use Facebook to meet other participants and discuss shared housing options.

Hotels nearby:

The Powell Hotel, 28 Cyril Magnin Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102 

Hotel Palomar,12 Fourth Street San Francisco, CA 94103 

Park 55 Wyndham55 Cyril Magnin Street San Francisco, CA 94102 

San Francisco Marriott Marquis55 Fourth Street San Francisco, CA 94103 

Hotel Union Square114 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 

Sir Frances Drake Hotel450 Powell Street San Francisco, CA 94108

Recommended websites to find Housing:

www.Hostlebookers.com

www.craigslist.com 

www.airbnb.com

Airbnb is a social website that connects people who have space to spare with those who are looking for a place to stay. Through their experiences on Airbnb, guests and hosts build real connections with real people from all over the globe. How it worksHow to sign up.

Recommended Neighborhoods & Directions:

Recommended SF Neighborhoods: The Mission District, SoMa, Union Square, Downtown, Financial District. All of these neighborhoods will get you to Powell Street Muni/Bart Station (or if you’re walking, 835 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103) in around 10-20 minutes or less.

From the Mission District:

Public Transit: take the 14 bus inbound to 5th street and mission. Walk one block to Market Street, turn right onto Market Street and enter the building at 835 Market.

Enter the 16th street Bart station or 24th Street Bart Station. Take any train going inbound, exit at Powell Street Station, walk above ground toward the Westfield Shopping Center, enter the building at 835 Market.

From SoMa:

Public Transit: walk to Market Street, enter the closest Bart Station, get on any train going inbound, get off at Powell Street Station, take the stairs above ground, and enter the building at 835 Market Street.

From Union Square:

Public Transit: take the Powell/Mason cable car inbound to the end of the line at Market Street, cross the street toward the Westfield Shopping Center, enter at 835 Market Street.
Walking: walk down Powell Street to the Westfield Shopping Center, enter at 835 Market Street.

From the Financial District:

Public Transportation: Walk to Market Street, enter closest Bart Station, get on any train going outbound, get off at Powell Street Station, take the stairs above ground toward the Westfield Shopping Center, enter building at 835 Market Street.
Walking: Walk down the hill to Market Street, turn right (away from the Ferry Building), enter at 835 Market Street.

Neighborhoods that are difficult to commute to CREGS from:

Bayview, Hunter’s Point, The Sunset District, The Richmond District, Ingleside, South San Francisco, The Haight. All of these neighborhoods take around 30-45 minutes via public transportation to Powell Street Station.

Directions from the East Bay:

The CREGS offices are located above the Powell Street Bart Station, which makes commuting from the East Bay easy and convenient!

Check out this website to plan your commute from the East Bay to Powell Street station.

Enter the station you will be departing from, arrive at Powell Street Station, take the stairs above ground toward the Westfield Shopping Center, enter the building at 835 Market Street.