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4.0 out of 5

"6 friends went for Wanderlust and enjoyed the Kimpton tremendously...staff, rooms, beds and location were excellent. very quiet part of SF in Japanto ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 25 Apr 2018

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Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel near California Pacific Medical Center: Pacific Campus

Western Addition stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Western Addition hotel, you'll find California Pacific Medical Center: Pacific Campus and Fillmore Auditorium. The Regency Ballroom and UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion are also within half a mile (1 km).

Dining, fitness center

This hotel features a restaurant, a gym, and a bar/lounge. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a terrace, and dry cleaning are also offered.

Free WiFi, iPod docks

In addition to flat-screen TVs with cable channels, the 131 guestrooms offer free WiFi and iPod docks. Other amenities include premium bedding, free newspapers, and free local calls.

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed (SPA)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Patio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Kimpton Buchanan Hotel, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (5)
4 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 26, 2019

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1 out of 5
This was the worst Kimpton hotel we have stayed at. The rooms were old, dirty and not comfortable. Our room smelled like smoke even though it was a non smoking room.

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 2, 2018 by Emily G

My goodness! This is definitely not the kind of experience we want for our guests. Please give me a call if you have a moment to discuss. Meanwhile, I can at least reassure you that smoking incidents are quite uncommon and the rooms were all fully renovated two years ago. I look forward to learning more. Thank you for your time!

5 out of 5
6 friends went for Wanderlust and enjoyed the Kimpton tremendously...staff, rooms, beds and location were excellent. very quiet part of SF in Japantown. We loved the shabu shabu dinner in the restaurant...great experience. Check it out for a fun weekend and the cherry blossom festival was such a bonus, felt like we went on a trip to Japan...enjoy

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 26, 2018 by Emily G

Thanks for the stellar review! I am so glad that the 6 of you came our way and had such a great time. Friends should take trips more often!

5 out of 5

Close to the wonderful Fillmore district and not f

Pros: Everything
Cons: Noting
Quiet friendly atmosphere. Large well furnished rooms. Extremely comfortable beds. Welcoming staff. All you would want or expect.

Posted by , from Vancouver, B.C. on Jan 15, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 18, 2018 by Emily G

Woohoo! Thanks so much, David. It's great to see a review like this with Pros=Everything! Woah. Please come back and see us again

5 out of 5
Great hotel, even better customer service. We will definitely be back.

Posted by , from AZ on Jul 5, 2017

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About the Kimpton Buchanan Hotel, an IHG Hotel

Location 1800 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94115

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from May 1 2021 to December 31 2021 (dates subject to change).

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday:

  • Restaurant

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A fitness center, a terrace, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Kimpton Buchanan Hotel, an IHG Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star San Francisco hotel is smoke free.

  • 131 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Built in 1975
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: San Francisco Station (4 km / 2.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel, an IHG Hotel offers 131 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This San Francisco hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • IPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel, an IHG Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast only.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Food and water bowls are available

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche, and Eurocard. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 45.60 per day (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.