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40 Steps To Ocean! 1br W/hot Tub 1 Bedroom Home
3 out of 5
21 Calle del Sierra, 1BR Smaller Cottage, Stinson Beach, CA
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1.53 mi from city center
40 Steps To Ocean! 1br W/hot Tub 1 Bedroom Home
3- Beach Retreat W/ Hot Tub 4 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
21 Calle del Sierra, Entire Property, Stinson Beach, CA
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1.53 mi from city center
3- Beach Retreat W/ Hot Tub 4 Bedroom Home
Steps To Beach 2br W/hot Tub & View 2 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
21 Calle del Sierra, 2BR Cottage, Stinson Beach, CA
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1.53 mi from city center
Steps To Beach 2br W/hot Tub & View 2 Bedroom Home
1br Beachside Bliss W/ Hot Tub 1 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
21 Calle del Sierra, 1BR Larger Cottage, Stinson Beach, CA
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1.53 mi from city center
1br Beachside Bliss W/ Hot Tub 1 Bedroom Home
Light Filled Seadrift Home on the Inner Lagoon
199 Dipsea Rd, Stinson Beach, CA
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0.86 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)
Amazing place

"Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We absolutely loved our stay at 199 Dipsea. The ..."…"

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Light Filled Seadrift Home on the Inner Lagoon
Adorable Cozy Studio
Stinson Beach, CA
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1.49 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
I felt right at home and loved that the beach was 20 steps away from this adorable cottage.

"The property host could not of been nicer. I definitely look forward to staying there again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Adorable Cozy Studio
Dazzling Beachfront Home
Stinson Beach, CA
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1.38 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Perfect family getaway

"We loved this place for getting away with our adult children. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dazzling Beachfront Home
Modern Mid-Century Cottage
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1.53 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Great stay - thank you

"We had a great experience at the place."…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Modern Mid-Century Cottage
Classic Stinson Oceanfront Property
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1.11 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Wonderful

"The accuracy of the online listing was no fault of the property manager, it was VRBO. They were very difficult to communicate with and didn't disclose the charges accurately, yet they were encouraging us to book the reservation without having all the terms and conditions; definitely not happy with ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Classic Stinson Oceanfront Property
Premier Seadrift Oceanfront
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0.81 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (7 reviews)
wonderful!

"Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Great place."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Premier Seadrift Oceanfront
Comfortable Family Beach House, Steps From the Beach
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1.51 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
Stinson Beach Escape

"The house was a cozy getaway right before shelter in place due to Covid-19 was announced in the Bay Area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Comfortable Family Beach House, Steps From the Beach
Private Hillside Sanctuary
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1.58 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Loved the house

"House was clean and we enjoyed it. good location and easy check in. the only complaint i have is the downstairs room floor by the entry was wet. the rug was soaked and the room smelled like mildew because of it. our friends just stayed in the living room and they said it was plenty comfortable. all ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Private Hillside Sanctuary
Elegant Gated Beach Compound
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1.52 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Great house, close to everything

"Really great house for a group of friends. Beds were comfortable, easy to walk to town for meals and grocery runs, very close to the beach, great BBQ and outdoor deck space. Will return again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Elegant Gated Beach Compound
Pristine Beach Cottage With Beautiful Garden
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1.28 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Great rental!

"Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We had a lovely stay and really appreciate the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Pristine Beach Cottage With Beautiful Garden
Classic Oceanfront Stinson - The Whale House
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1.55 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Beautiful!

"Right on the beach with all the amenities you need to have a relaxing trip to the beach"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Classic Oceanfront Stinson - The Whale House
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Visiting Stinson Beach

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Stinson Beach, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy the city's shopping and coffeehouses. Around the area, top sights include Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, and Alcatraz Island.

  • There are 35 hotels and other accommodations in Stinson Beach
  • The closest major airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), 16.4 mi (26.4 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), 25.6 mi (41.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Stinson Beach

Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, and Alcatraz Island are some of the notable places to visit in the surrounding region. In the area, you'll also find Lombard Street and Pier 39.

As you start planning your visit to Stinson Beach, the perfect accommodation may not be in the heart of the city but you'll find 98 hotels and other lodging options within the local area. These are some places close by where you can stay:

  • There are 2 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Bolinas, and sights to visit include Bolinas Museum and Bolinas Beach
  • There are 2 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Fairfax, and sights to visit include Peri Park and Fairfax Pavillion

In the surrounding area, popular places to see include Twin Peaks, located 16.3 mi (26.2 km) from the city center, and Muir Woods, which is 4.7 mi/7.6 km away.

Dressing for Stinson Beach

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 66°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 82°F, while the average at night is 45°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 83°F with nighttime averages of 51°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 79°F and nighttime averages of 41°F
  • About 47.44 inches of rain falls on Stinson Beach each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 82°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 42°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Stinson Beach?
Based on Expedia’s traveler preferences, Classic Oceanfront Stinson - The Whale House is a top place to stay in Stinson Beach. Other good options for your stay include Cute & Colourful Oceanside Cottage w Garden and Charming Stinson Beach House - Steps From the Ocean.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Stinson Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Stinson Beach.
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