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This stylish, modern hotel is in San Francisco's Japantown, less than 2 miles from Chinatown and Union Square.
In addition to a Shabu-Shabu buffet-style Japanese restaurant, Kimpton Buchanan Hotel offers complimentary WiFi in its modern, sleek lobby.
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Kimpton Buchanan Hotel
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Kimpton Buchanan Hotel sits in San Francisco's Japantown, less than 2 miles from the shopping of Union Square and Chinatown, and 3 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge.
The onsite restaurant specializes in Shabu-Shabu, in which meat and vegetables are cooked in iron hot pots at dining tables.
Wireless Internet access is complimentary with membership, as are newspapers in the lobby. There is a meeting room on site with a seating capacity of 10. In addition to a business center, this hotel offers dry cleaning and luggage storage.
The recently renovated fitness center includes 4 pieces of cardio equipment, mats, Pilates ball, medicine balls, and straps. The sliding glass door grants access from the fitness center to the outdoor courtyard and patio where guests can stretch or practice yoga. Lawn games are set up which include corn hole, lawn bowling, and bocce ball. Courtyard furniture makes this a great place to relax and enjoy wine hour. Hotel guests can access the courtyard through the gym with a room key from 6 AM until 10 PM, daily.
- 24-hour front desk
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- One meeting room
- Number of floors - 8
- Total number of rooms - 131
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1975
- Smoke-free property
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Free WiFi
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per stay )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Free local calls
- In-room safe
- Flat-panel TV
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free newspaper
- Iron/ironing board
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Cable TV service
- iPod docking station
- Pay movies
- Premium TV channels
- Private bathroom
- Shower/tub combination
- Video-game console
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Mum's Restaurant and Bar - Specializing in Shabu-Shabu - thinly sliced meet and vegetables cooked at the table in an iron hot pot and served with the restaurant's dipping sauces. "Shabu-Shabu" means "swish-swish" in Japanese, referring to the sound of the meat cooking in hot water. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
- Accessible bathroom
Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets stay free
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
Pets allowed (no fees)
Group bookings of 5 or more rooms cannot be accommodated via this website.
- Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 28 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per stay (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 38.00 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
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We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.