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Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

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450 Powell Street Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504 See on map
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

We arrived in San Francisco after a long flight from London and was a little disappointed with the hotel when we arrived. Creaky lifts, dull room and the smallest bathroom you’ve ever seen. If you was someone who is larger in size you’d struggle to...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband stays here often as his corporate office is in SF and Kimpton is usually a preferred hotel of his. I’m usually skeptical as I travel with our two young children. Sir Francis Drake was amazing! They were amazing with our children! Doris and...More

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Response from David V, General Manager at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake HotelResponded August 1, 2018

Thanks so much for bringing your family to stay with us, thekfam! And many thanks for acknowledging Doris, Mike and Facundo! Facundo was our Employee of the Year last year, and he is living up to his title! We hope to welcome you and your...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This hotel is beautiful and full of history. The resin for 4 stars, is because it is old, that means very slow elevators, very small bathrooms and no counter space. Other than that, great location and friendly staff.

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The Kimpton hotels we have stayed in have also been a bit different and this was no exception. Friendly and efficient staff. Ideally placed near Union Square. Like the wine hour. We had an enjoayable stay.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Kimpton are a good hotel group, but Sir Frances Drake doesnt live up to the group standard in my opinion. In fairness the Concierge and front desk staff are professional and polite and housekeeping is on the ball but I'm guessing it's management that is...More

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
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Concierge
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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$174 - $565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#56 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
$174 - $565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#56 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
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dkelly27
September 20, 2018|
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Response from Kristy W | Reviewed this property |
Good Day, There aren’t any microwaves, however there is a mini bar fridge and in my travel experience the various hotels I have stayed at always obliged if you’d like them to empty it for your use. Just give them a call and... More
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May 8, 2018|
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You will be safe, and there will be many people on the street and in the station.
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April 7, 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
I’ve spent nearly 50 nights in this hotel over the last couple of years. I’d say 75% of the windows don’t open, only a few do.
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"Really loud even from the 10th floor. You can try higher to get away from the street noise, but know the..."
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"Street side can be noisy, especially if a French crowd celebrates the World Cup (fun, though)"
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"Choose a higher floor - especially if you plan to visit the Starlight lounge."
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"try to stay away from the Sutter Street side....loud traffic even on the upper floors"
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