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Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

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

Cheapest
rate per night

7.6

Good
based on 2,754 reviews
Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel - San Francisco, CA, United States
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Provider Nightly total
TripAdvisor $157
Roomer $207
Roomer $207
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.4 km
Location rating 9.4
Nearest airport San Francisco
Distance to airport 18.8 km

Rooms

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Queen rooms

$232+

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Queen bed
$1,303 per night
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Unknown
$232 per night
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Unknown
$232 per night
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Unknown
$265 per night
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Unknown
$265 per night
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Unknown
$276 per night
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Unknown
$287 per night
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Unknown
$287 per night
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Queen bed
$293 per night
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Unknown
$298 per night
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Queen bed
$301 per night
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Unknown
$309 per night
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Queen bed
$317 per night
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Queen bed
$319 per night
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Unknown
$320 per night
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Queen bed
$326 per night
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Queen bed
$330 per night
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Unknown
$330 per night
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Unknown
$330 per night
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Queen bed
$360 per night
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Unknown
$360 per night
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Queen bed
$361 per night
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Queen bed
$376 per night
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Queen bed
$378 per night
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Queen bed
$389 per night
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Queen bed
$394 per night
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Queen bed
$455 per night
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Unknown
$480 per night
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Unknown
$503 per night
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Queen bed
$549 per night

King rooms

$157+

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King bed
$1,039 per night
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Unknown
$157 per night
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Unknown
$239 per night
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King bed
$327 per night
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King bed
$702 per night

Deluxe rooms

$345+

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Queen bed
$345 per night
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Queen bed
$479 per night
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Queen bed
$487 per night
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Queen bed
$717 per night

Double rooms

$241+

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$241 per night
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Unknown
$306 per night
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$332 per night
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Unknown
$337 per night
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Double bed
$394 per night
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Double bed
$637 per night

Classic rooms

$297+

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King bed
$2,040 per night
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Queen bed
$297 per night
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Unknown
$308 per night
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Unknown
$309 per night
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Queen bed
$319 per night
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Double bed
$320 per night
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King bed
$327 per night
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Unknown
$346 per night
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King bed
$356 per night
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Unknown
$359 per night
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Queen bed
$362 per night
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Double bed
$363 per night
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Queen bed
$378 per night
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Queen bed
$378 per night
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Double bed
$382 per night
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Queen bed
$384 per night
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Queen bed
$384 per night
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Queen bed
$384 per night
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Unknown
$384 per night
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Double bed
$396 per night
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Unknown
$402 per night
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Double bed
$409 per night
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Double bed
$413 per night
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Unknown
$420 per night
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Double bed
$422 per night
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Double bed
$450 per night
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Unknown
$451 per night
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Queen bed
$558 per night
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Unknown
$597 per night
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Unknown
$597 per night

Standard rooms

$221+

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$221 per night
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$230 per night
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Unknown
$249 per night
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$254 per night
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$255 per night
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$257 per night
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$288 per night
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$310 per night
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$314 per night
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$319 per night
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$340 per night
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$340 per night
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$344 per night
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Unknown
$372 per night
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$383 per night
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Unknown
$386 per night
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$430 per night
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$463 per night
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$495 per night
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$570 per night
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Unknown
$593 per night

Reviews

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Traveller rating

321
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bathroom very small in 142 reviews
beautiful hotel in 216 reviews
cable car in 34 reviews
coffee in the lobby in 43 reviews
elevators were slow in 101 reviews
free coffee in the morning in 44 reviews
great location in 458 reviews
lobby bar in 49 reviews
long wait in 10 reviews
room service in 334 reviews
staff was wonderful in 268 reviews
union square in 165 reviews
valet parking in 61 reviews
way too small in 8 reviews
wine hour in 86 reviews
  • Okay
    Aug 2019
    5.0

    There really wasn't anything.

    The hotel was very blah. It felt like it had no personality. It seems like it was trying for a character then fell short. They cramp a King size bed in way too small of a room (such that it is uncomfortable). Their food was overpriced for what it was.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    10.0

    Very historic property and we checked in early. We got a wonderful corner room. Totally made the experience better

    Nope. It was great

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    8.8

    I've stayed here before and enjoy it. It is an older hotel with character. The location is about a block from Union Square so convenient. The bed was very comfortable. If you are an IHG member, there are extra perks such as free coffee in the restaurant, a wine hour on the mezzanine and an option for a $10.00 credit to "raid the mini-bar" or 400 points. There were shades for the windows that still let the light in and block out curtains when needed. There were a lot of electrical outlets at the desk.

    I would have liked a coffee maker in the room and electrical outlet by the bed. The bathroom is tight with very little counter space although there were shelves above the toilet. The mini-bar prices were a bit high.

  • Good
    Jul 2019
    6.8

    The ONLY perk to this property is it’s location, but that’s about it.

    The room was very small and cramped. The gentleman at the front desk was not warm and welcoming. Parking valet is $70/night! I would not stay here again.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    10.0

    I really enjoyed my stay at the Kimpton. The staff was welcoming, helpful, and cheerful. The complimentary coffee and wine hour is amazing! I will definitely be coming back to the Kimpton to stay.

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About

Overview

Sir Francis Drake attracts both business and leisure travelers with its great location close to Union Square and public transportation, including a cable car that runs directly right outside the hotel.

Proud of its historic past and its position as one of the older hotels in the area, the Drake retains its historic character while keeping its design and amenities updated for the modern traveler. The hotel is proud of its design but also prides itself on creating camaraderie among guests through programs such as its free wine hour each evening and its pet-friendly policy.

Located blocks from Union Square, The Drake features views of the Square from many rooms as well as the hotel's nightclub. Sir Francis Drake is well-situated for seeing all of San Francisco's most popular sites including numerous department stores, galleries, and theaters, as well as bars and restaurants. Several public transportation options are also available. For guests who want to stay in for the night, The Drake features its own restaurant and bar.

Housed in a historic building, the rooms are attractive, modern, clean, and up-to-date. There are several room types available in a range of sizes. Suite accommodations allow more space and beautiful views of Nob Hill and/or Union Square. Business travelers appreciate the dedicated work spaces in the rooms, while leisure guests enjoy the in-room spa treatments that are available. Also part of a stay at Sir Francis Drake is free morning coffee and tea, a free wine happy hour every evening, and a pet-friendly policy.

A prime location close to Union Square, Sir Francis Drake Hotel is considered one of the best luxury hotels in the San Francisco area.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

7.6 Good

based on 2,754 reviews

9.4

Location

7.8

Service

4.2

Breakfast

3.0

Comfort

Things to know

  • Friendly service

Check in

15:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Parking
Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Car hire
Concierge service
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Bicycle hire
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Storage available
Lift
Massage
Spa
Express check out
Hairdryer
Coffee shop
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Free Internet
Wedding services
Laundry facilities
Airport shuttle

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Grace Cathedral 0.5 km
  • Cable Car Museum 0.7 km
  • Museum of Modern Art 0.7 km
  • Asian Art Museum 1.2 km
  • Exploratorium 1.6 km
  • Lombard Street 1.7 km

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