San Francisco, California, United States

San Francisco-Downtown

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About This Center

ELS/San Francisco - Downtown is located on the city campus of Golden Gate University (GGU), in the heart of world famous San Francisco. Known for its friendliness and spirit of individualism, the “City by the Bay” is a center of culture and finance with a distinct international flavor. Popular sites and activities include Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, sporting events, day trips to Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Monterey Bay, the famous Napa and Sonoma Valley wine country and weekend trips to Yosemite, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. San Francisco has twice been named the “World’s Top City” by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Students can also enjoy professional sports teams, numerous festivals and events, museums and much more!

300 Montgomery Street, Suite 200 , San Francisco, California, United States

Great Things to See and Do

San Francisco-Downtown

(415) 796-5356

  • Housing Options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (Off Campus)

Housing Options


ELS San Francisco Downtown Homestays are located in residential areas around the city and neighboring cities. Commute by bus or BART is normally 40 minutes

  • Cost per Session
  • $1200
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week

Student Residence (Off Campus)

ELS students will enjoy Herbert/Spaulding's double-occupancy rooms with private baths. Each room has its own TV, small refrigerator, and a desk and bed for each student. Housekeeping and linen services are provided. The hotel lounge area is equipped with a microwave and widescreen TV, with access to a full shared kitchen in the Spaulding building. Laundry facilities are also available on the premises. Continental breakfast is included.
The Herbert/Spaulding Hotel complex offers ideal security and support. Front desk and housekeeping staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The buildings organize regular student activity nights and movies to promote the student community
Each room includes: -Twin-size beds, linen service provided -One private bathroom in each double room -Desk, small refrigerator, and closet in each room -Free cable and TV -Free Wi-Fi in each room and lobby -Individual room-controlled heat and air conditioning.
Hotel amenities include: -24-hour electronic key/secured access -Linen and housekeeping services -Laundry facilities on-site -Lounge with widescreen TV, couches, chairs, icrowave, and shared full kitchen in Spaulding -Steps away from downtown San Francisco and minutes from public transportation to all parts of the city and greater San Francisco bay area. -Security: 24-hour on site front desk and housekeeping staff, camera security throughout the facility

  • Cost per Session
  • $1150
  • Occupancy
  • Double
  • Meal Credits
  • 7 meals per week - continental breakfast included; other meals not included. New restaurant/sports bar on Spaulding first floor for casual dinners and sports TVs.