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Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

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450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
+1 415 392 7755

$197+

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Sat 8/19
Sun 8/20

Overall guest ratings

7.8/10 Good
Based on 2730 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.3
  • 8.6
  • 4.0
  • 2.6

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    Location. Built in 1928 and renovated in September 2011, the Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco, California, is one of the city's most revered properties. Positioned on Union Square, this downtown hotel is located within 0.5 blocks of many fashionable shopping boutiques, nightclubs, and entertainment venues. The business district and Moscone Convention Center are within 0.5 mile (0.8 kilometer). Chinatown is 5 blocks away and the Opera House is 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from this hotel.

    Hotel Features. Doormen in full Beefeater regalia offer assistance at this landmark hotel, home to The Starlight Room, a famous 1930s-style nightclub featuring dancing, live entertainment, and a 180-degree view of downtown San Francisco. The hotel features Grand chandeliers and palettes of gold, purple, and red that welcome guests into the lobby area, complete with plush seating and paintings of Sir Francis Drake. Seared salmon fillets, paper-thin carpaccios and boeuf bourguignons are showcased at Scala's Bistro. The Starlight Room offers Sunday brunch with attitude, including a live drag show (reservations required). The property also features a Starbucks. A winding marble staircase leads to the mezzanine lounge, which overlooks Union Square and the cable cars below. The hotel hosts 16 meeting rooms, encompassing 16,000 square feet (1,486 square meters) of meeting space. Business travelers can take advantage of a 24-hour business center with WiFi and wired Internet (included in resort fee). Guests have access to the fully equipped fitness center (included in resort fee). ATM banking is available on site. Luggage storage is available. Childcare is available for a fee.

    Guestrooms. Accommodations at the Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel feature slim dressers; large, leaning mirrors; and jewel-tone colored fabrics. Windows frame downtown views and bathrooms contain eco-friendly Aveda toiletries and bathrobes. Rooms offer digital TVs, phones, and WiFi and wired Internet (surcharge). Guests' pets receive welcome kits that includes toys, treats, and loaned dog beds.

    The Kimpton Sir Francis Drake is a smoke-free property. Penalties apply for violations.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Business center
    • Car rental
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Night club
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Express check out
    • Coffee shop
    • Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
    • Free Internet
    • Wedding services
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    Overall Rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 2,730 reviews

    Location
    9.3

    Service
    8.6

    WiFi
    7.3

    Vibe
    6.7

    Amenities
    6.2

    Breakfast
    5.7

    Cleanliness
    5.4

    Room
    4.0

    Comfort
    2.6

    Overall Rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 1,583 reviews

    Location
    9.5

    Service
    8.6

    WiFi
    7.1

    Breakfast
    5.7

    Amenities
    5.6

    Cleanliness
    4.8

    Room
    3.4

    Comfort
    2.4

    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 600 reviews

    Location
    9.3

    Service
    8.3

    Vibe
    6.7

    Amenities
    6.2

    Breakfast
    6.0

    Cleanliness
    5.7

    Room
    3.9

    Comfort
    2.5

    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 300 reviews

    Location
    9.4

    Service
    8.3

    Vibe
    6.4

    Amenities
    5.6

    Cleanliness
    5.1

    Room
    3.2

    Comfort
    2.0

    Overall Rating

    7.2 Good
    Based on 245 reviews

    Location
    9.5

    Service
    8.9

    Food
    8.3

    Vibe
    6.3

    Amenities
    6.3

    Room
    4.4

    Comfort
    2.7

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