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3.5 out of 5

"I liked the men at the door it was a nice touch Good location " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 15 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in the heart of San Francisco awaits you at Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Westfield San Francisco Centre and Grace Cathedral. Highlights at this historic hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

Flat-screen TVs with digital channels are featured in all 416 rooms, and you can enjoy free wired Internet, iPod docks, and in-room childcare. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service makes dining in an option. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and designer toiletries, while premium bedding and down comforters invite a good night's rest. Additionally, video-game consoles, in-room massages, and safes are available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and has a business center. Added amenities include a 24-hour business center, a coffee shop/café, and spa services. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available. Bring your pet along and take advantage of this property's pet-friendly amenities such as food and water bowls. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Downtown San Francisco hotel include Golden Gate Theatre and Moscone Convention Center.

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Sir Francis Drake Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Everyone (1) Family (1)
5 out of 5
I liked the men at the door it was a nice touch Good location

Posted by on 15 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Sep. 2019 by David

Thank you! Our doormen have been donning the beefeater uniform for decades; we're glad you enjoyed!

2 out of 5
Our flight was delayed and so we lost our first nights accommodation. Because we booked through Wotif the Hotel was unable to refund or discuss compensation for our loss.

Posted by on 9 Jul. 2019

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, a meeting room, and limo/town car service. There are 17 meeting rooms available. A fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Sir Francis Drake Hotel. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star San Francisco hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 416 guestrooms or units
  • 21 levels
  • Built in 1928
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: San Francisco Station (2.2 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Powell St & Sutter St Stop (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sir Francis Drake Hotel offers 416 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This San Francisco hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access, with a WiFi speed of 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices). Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Gaming console
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Sir Francis Drake Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Food and water bowls are available

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche, Eurocard, and Barclaycard. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 4
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
  • Resort fee: USD 33.77 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 62 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 62 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sir Francis Drake Hotel
  • Sir Drake Hotel
  • Sir Francis Drake Hotel Hotel
  • Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
  • Sir Francis Drake Hotel San Francisco
  • Sir Francis Drake Hotel Hotel San Francisco
  • Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel an IHG Hotel

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.