Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel - San Francisco

450 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102  show map
 3 stars
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Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel - San Francisco

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 59 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Verified Reviews:

  • Concierges were brilliant - Carpets are in bad need of replacement - Aveda products are nice
  • Bed was excellent - Room was clean - Food and service was excellent
  • Room was dark and depressing - Free wifi - Location very convenient to bart
  • Location can't be beat, center of union square - Bed was a comfy pillow top - Had aveda products
  • Main areas are very pretty - Close to shopping and great restaurants - Bathroom was so small

Overview

The 3-star Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel offers a non-smoking accommodation in Nob Hill district of San Francisco. Built in 1928, the stylish hotel was renovated in 2011.

The hotel has convenient location in the center of a market area as well as live performances and allergy-free rooms on-site. Nestled in the theater district and 2 km from the city center.

Enclosed by a gallery, a museum and an opera house, the hotel offers a breathtaking view over the street.

The property is in a 15-minute walking distance from BART - Civic Center subway station. The hotel is about 20 minutes' drive from Oakland International airport, which is 20 km away.

Rooms

The rooms in Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel come with IDD telephone, pay television, iHome, a laptop-size safe and a wet bar. Many guestrooms offer views of San Francisco Bay. The rooms are decorated in exquisite design and equipped with a stove and a fridge as well as en suite bathrooms with bathrobes, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant menu features Italian dishes. The sandwich bar has live music and a dance floor to offer and also serves espresso, cocktails and tea. Guests can dine at Scala's Bistro and The Starlight Room located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

All visitors are offered a american breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Such facilities as a lift, an ATM and a safety deposit box are available on-site.

Relax

The hotel caters to families with video games, babysitting and cribs. Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel provides a fitness centre, yoga classes and a gym to help guests keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 59 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   21.  Number of rooms:   416.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Eco friendly
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Game console

Leisure facilities

  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • DVD player
  • Voice mail
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

450 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.9 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    1.5 km
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.8 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    600 m
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Sears Fine Foods (cuisine: American, Swedish)
    10 m
  • Scala's Bistro (cuisine: American, Italian, French)
    0 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    21
  • Number of rooms:
    416

Rooms and availability

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Double Room Two Double Beds Disability Access
  • Room size:

    19 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 King-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided in this accessible room.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Starlight Suite
  • Room size:

    70 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining table
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Decorated in art-deco style and featuring views of Nob Hill and Union Square, this spacious air-conditioned suite includes a flat-screen TV, a minibar, an iPod docking station and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Presidential Suite
City view
  • Room size:

    100 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Additional bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining table
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Offering a private balcony overlooking Union Square, this spacious air-conditioned suite includes a flat-screen TV, a minibar, an iPod docking station and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. It has a large living area and a dining table for 8 guests.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Sir Francis Drake Suite Disability Access
  • Room size:

    70 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining table
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Located on the higher floors, these spacious air-conditioned disability access suites include a flat-screen cable TV, a work desk and a dining table.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Interior
Sir Francis Drake Suite
  • Room size:

    70 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining table
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Located on the higher floors, these spacious air-conditioned suites include a flat-screen cable TV, a work desk and a dining table.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Room size:

    21 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Featuring a view of downtown San Francisco, Nob Hill, Union Square or a glimpse of the bay, this spacious room is located on a higher floor. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room Two Queen Beds
  • Room size:

    24 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 King-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe room features a view of the city. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Grand King Room Disability Access
  • Room size:

    41 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

A mini bar and small refrigerator is featured in this accessible room. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV, video games, and an iPod docking station are also provided.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Room size:

    21 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe room features a view of the city. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Historic Queen Room
  • Room size:

    13 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided in this elegant room.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Classic Queen Room Disability Access
  • Room size:

    14 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided in this accessible room.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Classic Queen Room
  • Room size:

    14 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided in this elegant room. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Classic King Room
  • Room size:

    19 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided in this elegant room.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Double Room Two Double Beds
  • Room size:

    19 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided in this elegant room.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Grand Queen Room Two Queen Beds
  • Room size:

    41 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 King-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

This elegant air-conditioned room includes a flat-screen TV, a minibar, an iPod docking station and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Classic Queen Room Two Queen Beds
  • Room size:

    19 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 King-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided in this elegant room.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Grand King Room
  • Room size:

    37 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

A mini bar and small refrigerator is featured in this elegant room. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV, video games, and an iPod docking station are also provided. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel photos Room
Classic Queen Room Disability Access Roll Shower
  • Room size:

    14 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV with video games and an iPod docking station are provided in this accessible room.

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Tourist attractions

Popular areas

  • Nob Hill300 m

Places of interest

  • Xanadu Gallery200 m
  • Fairmont Hotel300 m
  • InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco300 m
  • Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar400 m

Shopping areas

  • Union square100 m
  • Stockton Street400 m
  • Jeffrey's Toys400 m

Amusement

  • Ruby Skye100 m

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • San Francisco Performances Inc100 m
  • Folk Art Intl Foundation200 m
  • Jewish Museum San Francisco200 m
  • California Assembly of Local200 m
  • California Poets in the School400 m

Halls

  • P S 449 Performance Studios100 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Jean Shelton Acting School100 m
  • Great Western University100 m
  • Fashion Institute of Design300 m
  • University of Judaism400 m
  • Cal Dream Svc400 m
  • Brandon College400 m
  • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts400 m

Theaters

Local attractions

  • Coit Tower1.5 km
    1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, San Francisco
  • San Francisco Opera1.6 km
    San Francisco, CA
  • Civic Center1.6 km
    Off Of Van Ness, San Francisco
  • Haas - Lilienthal House1.5 km
    2007 Franklin Street at Washington Street, San Francisco
  • San Francisco Ballet1.6 km
    401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco

Near the hotel

  • Old Cathedral of St. Mary480 m
    660 California Street at Grant Avenue, San Francisco
  • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church510 m
    330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum570 m
    736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
  • Chinatown680 m
    Grant Avenue, San Francisco
  • Grace Cathedral510 m
    1100 California Street, San Francisco
  • Museum of Craft and Folk Art520 m
    51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
  • California Historical Society600 m
    678 Mission Street, San Francisco

Restaurants nearby

  • Sears Fine Foods10 m

    Address: 439 Powell St
    Phone: (415) 986-1160

    66% likes this, based on 1058 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Swedish

  • Lori's Diner40 m

    Address: 500 Sutter St
    Phone: (415) 981-1950

    76% likes this, based on 897 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 24

  • Starbucks0 m

    Address: 462 Powell Street

    73% likes this, based on 20 reviews

  • Scala's Bistro0 m

    Address: 432 Powell St
    Phone: 415-395-8555

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    Cuisine: American, Italian, French
    Price Range: CAD 17 - CAD 39

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    Phone: 415-395-8595

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Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    21
  • Number of rooms:
    416
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Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 240 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    The location of the hotel is perfect for San Francisco visits. The rooftop bar Starlight Room provides a perfect view over the city during nighttime. The room was clean.

    The rooftop Bar Starlight room was closed during the weeking due to private parties so we could not have a drink at night. The room is rather small and the walls are very thin. The receptionist could not find the Booked.net reservation and did not want to check us in although we could show the booking confirmation. This problem could finally be solved but was a sign of lack of organization to us.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The location of the hotel was excellent, so close to Union Square. Quiet rooms, great service and ambience. Free internet was great.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    The location was excellent for our purpose of sightseeing and shopping. Adjacent restaurants were good. Cable car at front door.

    Room did not have a phone book, pen or piece of paper. Rooms very small.

  • Family with children
    4.2

    Customer service replied questions not fast enough (took 7 days to have response), even unable find our reservation at first. Website "contact us" seemed useless for an international guest. Room too small (we switched another hotel after first night).

  • Couple
    6.6

    The room was nice, the location was great.

    Yes. We left after one night because of an additional $200/nt "incidentals fee" that was added to the rate we received through bookings.com.

  • Group of friends
    4.6

    centrally located

    6mm of dust in the ventilators - disgusting. Rooms run-down, for 40 years no refurnishing, just worn out. Rooms are so small it is ridiculous, especially compared to the price they charge you. Everything is just old and worn out. No ventilation in the toilet-bath. The windows are not closing properly, cold air is coming through. Completely unsuitable for families with children. Take the Marriott just around the corner - same price, fair quality.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    I enjoyed the room. It was a comfortable bed and nicely decorated room.The lobby bar was very convenient and tasteful.

    The bathroom was very small.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The hotel's location, the lobby bar and the restaurant by the main entry.

    Our room's decor age and size.

  • Couple
    6.2

    The location of the Sir Francis Drake is unbeatable, with a cable car stop literally outside the door, and Union Square just down the hill less than half a block away. Also there is a starbucks next door and Walgrens across the road. The decor in the rooms is luxe and our bed was huge and very comfortable. Loved the free wi fi for guests.

    We thought the bathroom was tiny - we could only be in there one at a time and could have sat on the loo and brushed our teeth in the basin at the same time! There was no kettle or any facilities for making a hot drink, nor a fridge for keeping anything cold.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Location, right on the cable car route. Easy walking distance to everything.

    Our reservation, made on Booked.net was not found when we arrived. The rooms are very small. The bathroom is really the size of a water closet with no place to set shaving kits. Do not plan on eating in your room, especially if there are two in the room. This was considered a deluxe queen size room.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I wanted to surprise my husband as a birthday present. It worked. Also the room was ready before 15.00 so we could check in and then go see the city. The Hotel is located close to Union Square and the tour buses, the cable cars run past it. It is beautiful and even though we were not big buck customers we were handled with kindness and respect. We had a great time.

  • Single
    7.8

    As a person who always asks for in-room dining service, I was very pleased with the prompt service and the quality of food. They were served hot and fresh and arrived within 15 minutes. I think I never had such good food served in a hotel room from all these years of traveling both on business and pleasure. It makes a world of difference for a female solo-traveller, who may not wish to dine out alone all the time.

    The WiFi connection was not sufficient. I was on a vacation and I did get it for free, but if I were to pay $10 per day for that weak signal while traveling on business, I'd be very annoyed.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    All services are extra charge/parking/internet connection

  • Single
    8.2

    My stay was only for one night. I enjoyed the location, it was close to every thing I wanted to see and people I wanted to meet up with.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    very centrally located to the area of SF that I like to be in.

    Bathrooms are pathetically small.

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Hotel Address:

450 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.9 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    1.5 km
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.8 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    600 m
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Sears Fine Foods (cuisine: American, Swedish)
    10 m
  • Scala's Bistro (cuisine: American, Italian, French)
    0 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    21
  • Number of rooms:
    416