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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 4-star hotel near Westfield San Francisco Centre

Central San Francisco getaway

Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown San Francisco hotel, you'll find Westfield San Francisco Centre and Grace Cathedral. Also, Golden Gate Theatre is within half a mile (1 km) and Moscone Convention Center is within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities and in-room childcare. WiFi in public areas is free.

Free Internet, iPod docks

Boasting comforts like premium bedding and down comforters, the 416 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with digital channels. IPod docks, minibars, and room service are also available.

Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking (Historic)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Everyone (3) Family (2)
4 out of 5
I was disappointed the starlight room was not open.

Posted by on Sep 6, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 12, 2019 by David

Thank you for sharing. We are nearing completion of our Starlight Room renovation. Please come back and visit us again soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 31, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 2, 2019 by David

Thank you for the top rating!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 3, 2019

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Jul 8, 2019 by David

Thank you for the top rating!

5 out of 5
this property is in an excellent location on union square.It is close to good restaurants the cable cars and fine shopping.

Posted by on Jun 29, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on May 12, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 14, 2019 by David

Hey! Thanks for the great rating! We hope you had a fantastic stay!

5 out of 5
This is an excellent hotel so close to so much. The beds are super comfortable Scala’s serves yummy food. 5 stars for sure!!

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 12, 2019 by David

Hey, Teri! Thanks for the love! We're happy to hear that you were comfortable in our beds and we hope you had a good night's sleep! Please visit again soon and join us for another meal at Scala's - our top-of-the-line chefs are always cooking up something new!

About the Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Location 450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from March 20 2020 to August 31 2020 (dates subject to change).

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

  • Restaurant

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. There are 17 meeting rooms available. A fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-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
  • Built in 1928
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • 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 property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) (23 km / 14.3 mi)
  • Train station: San Francisco Station (2.2 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Powell St & Sutter St Stop (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel offers 416 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. 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
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • 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
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

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

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

Spa Services

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • 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 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM

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! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

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

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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 advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.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 credit 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 advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.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; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • 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
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 4
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
  • Resort fee: USD 33.77 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

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 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 62 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Sir Francis Drake Hotel
  • Sir Drake Hotel
  • Kimpton Sir Francis Drake
  • Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel Hotel
  • Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel San Francisco
  • Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel Hotel San Francisco

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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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.