4.1 out of 5

A stay at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel places you in the heart of San Francisco, minutes from Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround and close to Lombard Street.

This 4-star hotel is close to Pier 39 and University of San Francisco.

Make yourself at home in one of the 416 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. 37-inch flat-screen televisions with premium TV channels provide entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities including a nightclub and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in San Francisco? This hotel has 16,000 square feet (1 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms.

Public spaces have WiFi and wired Internet for a fee. Event space at this hotel measures 16,000 square feet (1 square meters) and includes conference space. A nightclub, a fitness center, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel. For a fee, parking is available.

This 4-star San Francisco hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 416 guestrooms or units
  • 21 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 16 conference rooms
  • 16,000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1928
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per day ), Wired internet access ( USD 12.99 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per night ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 12.99 per night )

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel offers 416 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature down comforters. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

This San Francisco hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Gaming console
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Entertainment

On Sunday's, the hotel's The Starlight Room offers a classic brunch with attitude. Brunch features Sunday's a Drag, a live show starring Donna Sachet. Reservations are required.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel is five blocks from Yerba Buena Gardens, location of expansive public gardens, a children's playground, a year-round ice-skating rink, and an antique carousel. Three of San Francisco's public-play golf courses are nearby: Presidio Golf Club (four miles); Harding Park (six miles); and the Lincoln Park Golf Course (six miles). The waterfront Embarcadero, one mile from the hotel, is popular for jogging.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Spa Services

Relax and rejuvenate with eco-friendly spa services offered directly in the guest rooms of the Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel. The customized treatment menu incorporates wild-crafted, natural, and organic ingredients, all devoted to working in harmony with the environment while nourishing your skin and senses. Enjoy a rejuvenating massage, luxurious body treatment, or soothing facial in the privacy of your guestroom.

  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

Pets allowed (no fees)

Group bookings of 5 or more rooms cannot be accommodated via this website.

Hotel Name

  • Sir Francis Drake Hotel
  • Sir Drake Hotel

Facility Fee Inclusions

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive the following benefits included in the facility fee: USD 10 credit in the hotel restaurant, free WiFi, local calls, in-room yoga mat, hosted wine hour, morning coffee/tea service in the lobby, use of bicycles, use of business center and fitness center, newspapers, and a 10-20% discount in the retail stores (Uomo's clothing and Orogold cosmetics and skin care).

Full details provided at check-in. The facility fee of USD 22 plus tax is collected at the property. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.