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4.8 out of 5

"I was disappointed the starlight room was not open. " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 06 Sep 2019

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. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 17 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and valet parking.

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.

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 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!

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from August 1 2020 to May 31 2021 (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. A 24-hour business center, a meeting room, and limo/town car service are available. Wired Internet is free in public spaces. There are 17 meeting rooms available. A fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly 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)
  • 1 conference room
  • 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
  • Gift shop
  • 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: WiFi (surcharge) , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) (23.1 km / 14.4 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 and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

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.

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

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.

  • Massages

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
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • 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 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 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 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 accepts credit cards. 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; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. 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
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

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

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.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.