Visit Academy of Art University Instantly with a "Real" Tour

Choosing whether or not an in-person visit to Academy of Art University makes sense can be a risky decision…what if you step on campus and immediately detest the “vibe”? All that time, money and effort getting to campus was wasted. At first it may seem difficult to gain a meaningful understanding of Academy of Art University without visiting the school in person. Academy of Art University is located in San Francisco, CA , and if that’s nowhere near where you live, what options do you have? That’s why we created CampusReel – to allow you, and anyone reading this, to deeply and authentically experience the Academy of Art University vibe, campus and community without visiting Academy of Art University in person – a virtual tour of the Academy of Art University campus! If definitely want to visit Academy of Art University in person, you should, at the very least, watch the entire CampusReel for Academy of Art University to ensure it seems like a good match and to get the most out of your in-person visit. After you’ve done your due diligence, you may find the below guidance helpful

When is the best time to visit Academy of Art University?

Visiting Academy of Art University depends on a number of factors, including the season, your schedule, and a lot of uncontrollable variables. We recommend you visit Academy of Art University twice if you’re serious about enrolling – at least one visit should be when students are on campus and school is in session. Be sure to take note of the town of San Francisco as well. Remember that San Francisco is also catering to 8969 students, so think critically about whether the community would feel too big or too small for your personal liking.

Where do families stay when they visit Academy of Art University?

The Academy of Art University admissions office likely has a list of accommodations they recommend. In addition to that list, consult the CampusReel VR feature to explore hotels nearby in San Francisco. For your convenience, below is a list of hotels to consider and that you can also preview in CampusReel VR.

  • Hotel Nikko San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Beresford at Academy of Art University
  • Staypineapple, An Elegant Hotel, Union Square San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • Hyatt Regency San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • The Andrews Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • San Francisco Marriott Marquis at Academy of Art University
  • Americania Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Chancellor Hotel on Union Square at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • The Huntington Hotel, San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Abri at Academy of Art University
  • Grand Hyatt San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • Europa Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • San Francisco Marriott Union Square at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Carlton at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Triton at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Des Arts at Academy of Art University
  • The Mosser Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Le Méridien San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • HOTEL EPIK at Academy of Art University
  • Kensington Park Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel North Beach at Academy of Art University
  • The Marker San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Union Square at Academy of Art University
  • Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • The Herbert Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Union Square at Academy of Art University
  • Holiday Inn San Francisco-Fishermans Wharf at Academy of Art University
  • Parc 55 San Francisco - a Hilton Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Music City Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Fusion at Academy of Art University
  • Holiday Inn San Francisco-Civic Center at Academy of Art University
  • Nob Hill Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Boheme at Academy of Art University
  • Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Zelos San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square at Academy of Art University
  • Cova Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway at Academy of Art University
  • Courtyard by Marriott San Francisco Downtown at Academy of Art University
  • The Orchard Garden Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Stanford Court Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel VIA at Academy of Art University
  • Post Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel Vertigo San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • Grant Plaza Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square at Academy of Art University
  • Omni San Francisco Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Hilton San Francisco Union Square at Academy of Art University
  • InterContinental San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • Galleria Park Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Hotel G at Academy of Art University
  • Union Square Plaza Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel at Academy of Art University
  • Hilton San Francisco Financial District at Academy of Art University
  • Mithila Hotel at Academy of Art University
  • Fairmont San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • W San Francisco at Academy of Art University
  • The Park Central San Francisco at Academy of Art University

What do families do in San Francisco when they visit Academy of Art University?

It depends but there are a variety of activities and things to do in and around San Francisco. We recommend using the virtual immersion tab on CampusReel to take a tour at Academy of Art University and see for yourself how the student make use of San Francisco.