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    Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

    450 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My parents stayed there for over a week, but I was there every day with them and made the reservation myself. The location is perfect, close to all the shops and public transportation. The hotel is very nice maintained. The room is very spacious and...More

    Thank Mcserr
    Response from David V, General Manager at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello Mcserr! Thank you for bringing your parents to stay with us! And many thanks for acknowledging our lovely Front Desk host, Doris! She'll be delighted to see her name mentioned. We can't wait to welcome you and your parents back soon!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The lobby area is beautiful. That's it, though, the rooms are drab and small. The windows are "original" so cold air blows into the room from the very noisy street outside. Room services can take 90+ minutes. If the hotel is busy then there will...More

    Thank Travelguy123456
    Response from David V, General Manager at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello Travelguy123456. Thank you for coming to visit us and sharing your review. We'll get with our Room Service teams to find out what happened with the lengthy wait times. We have been working with our Engineering teams to line-up some projects in the new...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The hotel has perfect location. Everything is near by, service was good, the room was excellent. Parking was $60/night although that wasn’t bad for SF. Overall I would definitely recommend this hotel.

    Thank Trang K
    Response from David V, General Manager at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you Trang K! We're glad you enjoyed our Union Square neighborhood during our holiday rush. Please come back to visit us again soon!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I’m sure this was a fabulous hotel at one time but no longer is. Every part of the hotel is gloomy and dirty. The lobby is freezing. The rooms are teeny. So small that there is really no where to put your belongings on any...More

    Thank AKCanNH
    Response from David V, General Manager at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello AKCanNH. Thank you for sharing your feedback. I have shared this with our Executive Team to call attention to some of the missed marks that you mentioned. Even with some upgrades in the works, we want to make sure our Maintenance and Housekeeping teams...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My room was wonderful, over looking Union Square. It was attractive and well equipped. The overall ambiance of the lobby and restaurants was very pleasant and the reception staff, concierge, bartender and other staff made me feel very welcome and looking forward to another visit.

    Thank fas372
    Response from David V, General Manager at Kimpton Sir Francis Drake HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you fas372! We're looking forward to your next visit as well! Hopefully we see you again sooner than the next holiday season!

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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Banquet Room
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    • US$181 - US$647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
    • #48 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
    • #58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
    • #70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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    • Number of rooms
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    Maria C
    7 January 2018|
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    Response from fas372 | Reviewed this property |
    I believe it's pet friendly. Other Kimptons I've stayed at have been very pet friendly.
    Eve H
    6 January 2018|
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    Response from Kenneth D | Reviewed this property |
    No. Free coffee and tea in the lobby until 11 AM.
    9 December 2017|
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    Response from LouiseS47 | Reviewed this property |
    San Fran tax and a tax to cover their health cover! Expect lots of add ons but that’s what you get in the USA
    Room Tips
    "Just do not stay here"
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    "Wine hour is served at all Kimptons between 5-6 pm daily"
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    "Go w deluxe "historical" is code word for small"
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    "corner rooms are great. Windows are double pane glass and the rooms quiet."
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