70% Based on 3319 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel places you in the heart of San Francisco, 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround. Highlights at this hotel include 2 bars/lounges, a restaurant, and a nightclub.

All 416 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and iPod docks. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service makes dining in an option. Down comforters welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and designer toiletries. In-room childcare, video game consoles, and in-room massages are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre, and has concierge services. Additionally, you'll find a 24-hour business centre and a coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Downtown San Francisco hotel include Westfield San Francisco Centre and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Historic Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£136 per night

Deluxe, Two Queen Beds, City View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Two Double

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Grand, One King Bed (Spacious)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

70% of guests recommend out of 3319 reviews

Excellent 1005
Good 1205
Average 654
Poor 284
Terrible 171
Value <span>3.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>3.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

About the Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Location 450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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-hr business centre, a limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 16,000 square feet (1 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A nightclub, a fitness centre, and tour or 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 centre (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • 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, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) (23.2 km / 14.4 mi)
  • Train station: San Francisco 4th and King Station (2 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Metro station: Powell St. Station (0.6 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel offers 416 forms of air-conditioned accommodation 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-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, a complimentary bathrobe, designer toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films 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)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

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.

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 Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Spa Services

  • 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 by 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

Policies

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

Fees

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

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
  • Resort fee: USD 25.62 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness centre access
  • Business centre/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 59 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30 per night

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

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 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.

Promotions

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.