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Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

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450 Powell Street Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504 See on map
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Rooftop Bar
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

regrettably we were sorely disappointed with the hotel - the high point redemption of 80,0000 points + $162 cash spend were absolutely waste - the room was 7 paces from the door to the back wall and 8 paces across - it was impossible for...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I was here with a large group for a few days and a business meetings. We really enjoyed the location of the hotel. The hotel is full of charm and the rooms are delightfully decorated mine was so comfortable. From the check-in staff to check-out...More

3  Thank Neil O
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed here in August 2018 for a weekend. Extremely long wait to check-in in the mid-afternoon. Apparently being an IHG Platinum member didn't mean anything here. Only one or two elevators out of four were working at any time. Was quicker to take the stairs...More

Thank Naperman
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had four night stay at this superbly located hotel. Great for shops, walking to piers and attractions. Early evening free wine tasting was great chance to chat with other guests and came at exactly the right time to help us adjust from European time...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perfect location- union square right below it. Close to basically everything. The main entrance of hotel very classy, elegant. The rooms are lovely.. small- but lovely. Restaurant in the hotel (Scala) is beautiful, very pricey however. They had a happy hour between 5-6 in the...More

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Top amenities
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Price range
US$171 - US$599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#57 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$171 - US$599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#57 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Response from MrDonMac | Reviewed this property |
My room had a drawer which was a mini bar, no fridge - no microwave either.
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8 May 2018|
Response from NilsLDK | Reviewed this property |
You will be safe, and there will be many people on the street and in the station.
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8 April 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
I’ve spent nearly 50 nights in this hotel over the last couple of years. I’d say 75% of the windows don’t open, only a few do.
Room Tips
"Rooms in another hotel nearby are good."
4 days ago
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"Train from airport to shopping at bottom of Powell street costs only $10."
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"Really loud even from the 10th floor. You can try higher to get away from the street noise, but know the..."
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"Street side can be noisy, especially if a French crowd celebrates the World Cup (fun, though)"
22 Aug 2018
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