In style since 1928, this charming landmark is a mixture of timeless elegance and high style. In the heart of Union Square, it offers a pleasant blend of historic accommodations and enjoyable amenities including a Beefeater doorman, friendly service and an offbeat style. Experience unforgettable stays at this unique San Francisco getaway.
Location: Union Square Area
  • Check In: 03:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy -
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy -
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy -
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

General Information -
Room taxes are included in vacation price. Minimum night stay restrictions may apply. Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.



Kids Stay Free Policy
  • Maximum number of children per paid adult: 3
    Maximum child age: 17
Pet Policy
  • Pets Allowed
Cancellation Policies
  • Cancellation Deadline:   2 Days prior to arrival. 
    Late Cancellation Penalty: 1 Night
    Applies: Monday - Sunday(01/04/2017 - 31/03/2018)
  • San Francisco, CA, USA - San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO): 15 miles
  • Oakland, CA, USA - Metropolitan Oakland Intl Apt (OAK): 30 miles
  • San Jose, CA, USA - San Jose International Airport (SJC): 60 miles
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Last Renovation: 2011
  • Accessible rooms: 14
  • Floors: 21
  • Total rooms: 417

† Fees may apply
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Accessible facilities
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Baggage hold
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Business services†
  • Children welcome
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym†
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    • Complies with Local/State/Federal laws for disabled
  • Accessible rooms
  • Baggage hold
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Business services†
  • Children welcome
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym†
  • Golf, Offsite†
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Internet services†
  • Laundry/Valet service†
  • Lounges/bars†
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant†
  • Room service†
  • Room service - limited hours†
  • Safe deposit box
  • Tour/sightseeing desk
  • Valet parking†
  • Wakeup service
  • Enjoy intuitive and inspired services for any type of conference or social occasion. The Sir Francis Drake Hotel, nestled in the heart of San Francisco, offers an array of unique and stylish salons, rooms and ballrooms for small to mid-sized events. Treat your guests to the best of everything in our inspiring meeting facilities and wedding venues – from award-winning cuisine and creative event design to stunning views of Union Square and the downtown San Francisco skyline.

    Please contact the hotel directly for additional informtation.
  • Business Services†
  • Internet Access†

† Fees may apply

Classic Double Double


2 Double beds

All rooms are non-smoking.

Complimentary WiFi and high-speed Internet access, with Kimpton InTouch membership.

Occupancy limits - 4 adults, 3 children, 4 total

Maximum of 3 children through the age of 17 stay free in existing beds with at least 1 adult.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Data port†
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar†
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Video on demand

Classic Queen


1 Queen bed

All rooms are non-smoking.

Complimentary WiFi and high-speed Internet access, with Kimpton InTouch membership.

Occupancy limits - 2 adults, 1 child, 2 total

Maximum of 1 child through the age of 17 stay free in existing beds with at least 1 adult.

  • Cable television
  • Data port†
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Voice mail

Classic Queen with Breakfast


1 Queen bed

All rooms are non-smoking.

Complimentary WiFi and high-speed Internet access, with Kimpton InTouch membership.

Occupancy limits - 2 adults, 1 child, 2 total

Maximum of 1 child through the age of 17 stay free in existing beds with at least 1 adult.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • TV

Classic Double Double with Breakfast


2 Double beds

All rooms are non-smoking.

Complimentary WiFi and high-speed Internet access, with Kimpton InTouch membership.

Occupancy limits - 4 adults, 1 child, 3 total

Maximum of 3 children through the age of 17 stay free in existing beds with at least 1 adult.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • TV


† Fees may apply
Various Lounges/Bars

Starlight Room - High atop the Sir Francis Drake, this luxurious nightclub features live music, dancing, cocktails and light menu items; straight out of a stylish 1930s movie!

Bar Drake - Bar Drake, this stylish gin joint transports guests back in time with 1920s-inspired cocktails and a vibrant Prohibition-era décor.


Various Restaurants

Scala's Bistro - Located just a block from Union Square, Scala's Bistro is adjacent to the historic Sir Francis Drake Hotel. High ceilings with original elaborate design, richly colored floor tiles, a setting inspired by Monet's kitchen, and Scala's Old World atmosphere create a comfortable yet elegant ambiance. An eclectic mix of original murals, rich tobacco tones, gilt mirrors, white linen tablecloths and a semi-open kitchen produces the look and feel of a classic Parisian bistro. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Closed holidays.


  • Fitness center on-site†
  • Golf†
    Golf Course located within 10 Miles of Property.
  • Union Square: 1 mile
    • Shuttle †
  • Pier 39: 1 mile
    • Shuttle †
  • Old St. Mary's Cathedral: 5 miles
    • Shuttle †
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 1 mile
    • Shuttle †
  • Other Local Attractions
    Union Square (0.5 miles)
    TransAmerica Pyramid (0.5 miles)
    St. Mary Square (0.5 miles)
    Lotta's Fountain (0.5 miles)
    Old St. Mary's Cathedral (0.5 miles)
    Grace Cathedral (0.5 miles)
    Coit Tower (1 mile)
    Lombard Street (1.5 miles)
    AT&T Park (1.5 miles)
    Pier 39 (1.5 miles)
    Alcatraz Island (3 miles)
    Golden Gate Bridge (4.5 miles)

† Fees may apply

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• Complimentary use of hotel bicycles and in-room yoga kits.

• Complimentary coffee and tea available each morning

Valid Booking Dates: Now - 31/03/2018

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450 Powell St.  
San Francisco, CA 94102
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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