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    Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

    450 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Stayed for five nights at the end of a three week holiday travelling up the California coast. The hotel is grand and the lobby the centrepiece. Service throughout was excellent. We stayed in an historic queen room, which was perhaps too small for five nights....More

    Thank Carol E
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The positives - Good location, nice lobby, friendly staff. The negatives - tiny, uncomfortable beds to squeeze 2 adults and 2 kids into. We did one adult and one child in each bed and it was still too small. The rooms and bathrooms were tiny...More

    Thank AussieMia
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I always look for older hotels of caliber because the hotels have an aura about them, a character, that is different from your modern 'big box' hotel. The Sir Francis Drake (SFD) is no exception. From the Doorman to the spacious lobby to the decor...More

    Thank Cerridwyn
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I have read some reviews the the SFD is a bit tired and could be updated. I don't disagree. The elevator was incredibly slow. And I found the local area very touristy. However, the plus's more than outweigh the minus's. The lobby is a testament...More

    Thank butterflykissesfly
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    The doormen at the hotel in their costumes think it's smart to act smart with their guests. They're unhelpful, do not u load luggage from the cars unless asked and on the rude side. Rooms are abominable - tiny like pigeon holes. The bathrooms are...More

    Thank prinx74
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$207 - US$625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
    • #46 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
    • #58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
    • #70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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    natterz202
    1 August 2017|
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    Response from JARMoreno | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, Natter, I agree with others - ask to move to a quieter area. We were in a corner and didn't experience a lot of noise. So sorry! Definite tell the management - we want you to enjoy your stay in SF!
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    Yes, there is wifi and it's free.
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    Room Tips
    "We had a queen room looking inwards. Ask for a room with a view"
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    "Grand rooms are more spacious. Be wary of some of the rooms, as they are very tiny."
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    "Find a room which lavotory and restroom in the same place"
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