Book your room at Sir Francis Drake, a Kimpton Hotel

Room type

Classic Queen

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

One Queen Bed Non-Smoking Accessible

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Classic Two Double

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Classic King

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Classic Two Queen

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe, Two Queen Beds, City View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Grand, One King Bed (Spacious)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Historic Queen

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Classic Two Double Beds Accessible

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe, One King Bed, City View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Grand, One King Bed, Accessible (Spacious)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe, One Queen Bed, City View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Historic hotel near San Francisco's Union Square

Near shops, theaters

Newly renovated in September 2011, this 1928 hotel is a half-block from San Francisco's Union Square, 3 blocks from the theater district, and a half-mile from the Financial District and Moscone Center.

Royal greeting

Doorstaff in Beefeater regalia greet guests at the 21-story Sir Francis Drake Hotel, home of the trendy Scala's Bistro and the famous Starlight Room nightclub overlooking San Francisco.

Wireless convenience

Guestrooms at Sir Francis Drake Hotel feature slim dressers; large, leaning mirrors; and jewel-tone colored fabrics. Wireless Internet access is available.

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Sir Francis Drake, a Kimpton Hotel

Family Friendly Amenities

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Newly renovated in September 2011, the pet-friendly Sir Francis Drake Hotel has a rooftop nightclub and a fine-dining restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. A street-level Starbucks offers coffee drinks and snacks. There is a fitness center on site.

Business travelers can take advantage of the property's 24-hour business center. The property also offers 11 conference rooms onsite, encompassing 16,000 of square feet of meeting space. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available. Staff provide complimentary business services, including faxing and photocopying.

On Sundays, the hotel's The Starlight Room offers a classic brunch with attitude. Brunch features Sunday's a Drag, a live show starring Donna Sachet. Reservations are required.

The property offers valet parking for an additional surcharge. ATM banking is available onsite. Luggage storage is available.

This is a smoke-free property. Fines apply for violations.

  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Nightclub
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Total number of rooms - 416
  • Multilingual staff
  • Express check-in
  • Number of floors - 21
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Shopping on site
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Year Built 1928
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 16,000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1486
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Limo or Town Car service available
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Internet

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Video-game console
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room massage available
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Digital TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • iPod docking station
  • Down comforter
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Where to Eat

Where to Eat

Scala's Bistro - Popular Mediterranean bistro specializing in French/Italian cuisine. Multi-level Parisian-bistro ambiance and picture-window views of Powell Street's pedestrian action and famous street cars. Locals and visitors return for paper-thin carpaccio, mussels and pommes frites, boeuf bourguignon, seared salmon fillet, pan-roasted monkfish, pizza, and pasta. Extensive wine and cocktail menu. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails daily.

The Starlight Room - Dancing, cocktails, and panoramic city views from penthouse-level nightclub with a 1930s flair on the 21st floor. Live bands four nights a week; light menu. Happy Hour on weekdays from 6 PM to 7 PM. Brunch on Sundays with live entertainment. Guests sometimes spot celebrities and sports stars. Open nightly.

Starbucks - Street-level. Coffee drinks and snacks.

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Entertainment

Entertainment

On Sunday's, the hotel's The Starlight Room offers a classic brunch with attitude. Brunch features Sunday's a Drag, a live show starring Donna Sachet. Reservations are required.

Nearby Things to Do

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel is five blocks from Yerba Buena Gardens, location of expansive public gardens, a children's playground, a year-round ice-skating rink, and an antique carousel. Three of San Francisco's public-play golf courses are nearby: Presidio Golf Club (four miles); Harding Park (six miles); and the Lincoln Park Golf Course (six miles). The waterfront Embarcadero, one mile from the hotel, is popular for jogging.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
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Spa Services

Spa Services

Relax and rejuvenate with eco-friendly spa services offered directly in the guest rooms of the Sir Francis Drake. The customized treatment menu incorporates wild-crafted, natural and organic ingredients, all devoted to working in harmony with the environment while nourishing your skin and senses. Enjoy a rejuvenating massage, luxurious body treatment or soothing facial in the privacy of your guestroom.

  • Massages
Accessibility

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Hotel Policies

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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Fees

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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