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Room type

Classic Queen

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

Classic, One Queen Bed, 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)

Deluxe, One Queen Bed, City View

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

Classic Two Queen

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)

Deluxe, Two Queen Beds, City View

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

Historic 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)

Grand, One King Bed (Spacious)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

 
 


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.

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 

Business Travel Amenities

  • Business center  
  • Concierge services  
  • Conference rooms  
  • Business services  
  • Express check-in  
  • Express check-out  
  • Free WiFi  
  • Limo or town car  
  • Meeting rooms  
  • Multilingual staff  
  • Valet parking  

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 USD per day ), Wired internet access ( 12.99 USD 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 
  • Climate control 
  • 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, 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.

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

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 

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

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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.

Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 59 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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. Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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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