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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric 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.

Sir Francis Drake, a Kimpton Hotel

450 Powell Street San Francisco CA 94102

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 16 meeting 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. Childcare is available for a fee.

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

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 16,000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 16 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 21 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 416 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1928 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( $12.99 per day ), Wired internet access ( $12.99 per day )

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

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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, muss