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Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

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  • Excellent29%
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  • Average19%
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  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here a couple months ago and had a great time. The rooms are clean and nice and the locations is excellent, but what I am most impressed with is the friendly staff! We went here again about 2 weeks ago...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 3 February 2014

We were looking for a value added hotel. Knowing that San Francisco can be most espensive, we did our homework and found this jewel! Nicely appointed guestrooms, excellent service, on the Powell Street Cable Car line, one block from Union Square. We will be back

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 3 February 2014

We stayed at the Sir Francis Drake the weekend of January 18, 2014. The front desk staff was welcoming and efficient. We had a deluxe room on the 15th floor. It was large, comfortable and since it was a corner room, had two large windows...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

I love Kimptons. These are smart hoteliers. The Sir Francis a Drake is quirky and fun. Reception is pleasant and the bar right there in the open says: Come in and have a cocktail! My room was on the small side but appointed with plenty...More

Thank MABM917
Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

This is the hotel to choose if you want to be centrally located in San Francisco. The restaurant in the hotel, Scala's Bistro, is not to be missed too! Hotel rooms are stylish and comfortable, and the Kimpton amenities included make it extra fun.

Thank Nancy B
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$212 - US$537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#53 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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US$212 - US$537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#53 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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Nearby
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
...More
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kasialouise
8 April 2018|
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Response from Moonlight | Reviewed this property |
The windows on our 20th floor rooms do not open.
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xsmx17x
24 January 2018|
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Response from Them2fromLancashire | Reviewed this property |
We would also recommend a taxi. Very easy to jump in one at the airport and will cost a reasonable $40. You could use the Bart which will drop you right in Union Square and the hotel is then a simple 2 minute walk. I'd use a... More
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xsmx17x
24 January 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
I would agree to take BART from SFO. Like Geotech52 says, it's an easy walk. The airport is on the same (yellow) line as the Powell St. Station. If I had a lot of luggage or it was raining, I'd take a ride share or taxi... More
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"Expensive, overcharges and slow elevators."
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"Rooms are fine my gripe is extra charges"
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"Not certain - as this was my first experience - however the room was roomy and comfy and excellent for the..."
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"Rooms 206 & 207 is quiet and roomy."
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