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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
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Rooftop Bar
4 Star accommodation
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Nothing but nice things to say here, close walk to centre, across road burger place with great food. Staff very helpful, lovely old style rooms, not large but very comfy. Tram service right out front.

Thank Geoffwern
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We stayed here for four nights September 2018. Apart from the slow lifts (elevators, which were being renovated during our stay), we loved this hotel. From the courteous, helpful welcome at the Front Desk to the wonderful location of the hotel, we were swept away....More

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Response from David V, General Manager at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake HotelResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you for coming to visit us from Ireland, Gary! And many thanks for the top rating. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us here in the center of San Francisco and we can't wait for you to visit us again in the future....More

Reviewed 2 days ago

To begin with, I have Kimpton Inner Circle status and, whenever I can, stay at Kimpton Hotels. This was an extremely disappointing stay. To begin with, one of the benefits of being Inner Circle is you receive a welcome amenity based on the preferences noted...More

Thank lundahl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Buyer beware, we reserved our room through the Hotels Tonight App. When you do this, the hotel will not make any accommodations for you. There were protesters across street on megaphones yelling from 7:00 am until 10:00 pm. Even though we were here celebrating our...More

Thank marjonclark
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is a bit older... but so cool! While arriving... its on a super bust corner in SF... I am from the area so I knew what to sorta expect on arrival... We park, hop out and was greeted by a Beefeater (ithink) who valet...More

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Description
Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel, housed in a landmark building in the heart of Union Square, is quintessential San Francisco: exciting, romantic, timelessly elegant and unique. The ornately decorated More lobby, old-world hospitality, and Tom Sweeney, the hotel's infamous Beefeater doorman, transport you to another time and place. The legendary Starlight Room, the adjacent Scala's Bistro and unmatched hospitality complete the picture to create an unforgettable San Francisco experience. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Hotel Style
Onsen
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Luxury
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
416
Price range
$150 - $601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Also Known As
Kimpton San Francisco
,
Sir Francis Drake Hotel San Francisco
,
Drake Francis Sir
Location
United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
416
Price range
$150 - $601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Also Known As
Kimpton San Francisco
,
Sir Francis Drake Hotel San Francisco
,
Drake Francis Sir
Location
United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
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Room & Suite (506)
Dining (48)
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Amenities (33)
Business Center & Event Rooms (5)
Nearby
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
...More
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Ambassador681972
November 1, 2018|
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Response from U6341AHbarbarac | Reviewed this property |
No sure as we got a taxi from the airport
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dkelly27
September 20, 2018|
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Response from MrDonMac | Reviewed this property |
My room had a drawer which was a mini bar, no fridge - no microwave either.
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mariaaracelir2015
May 8, 2018|
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Response from NilsLDK | Reviewed this property |
You will be safe, and there will be many people on the street and in the station.
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Room Tips
"Get a Corner or Closer to the Ground to avoid the Club on Top Floor"
687travelbug
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"Not sure you would get a view from any rooms"
Dreamer530410
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"Higher floor corner room was a dream room to have"
mwbaus
1 week ago
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"Construction noise, rocks flying into your room, stay away. Safety hazard."
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