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    Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

    450 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
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    1 - 5 of 2,912 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Great hotel overall. Good location, 5 mins walk from Powell St Bart Station, right outside the cable car stop and 3 mins from union square where a lot of the tours and car hires go from. Room and bathroom small but realistically if you're going...More

    Thank Lucy G
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We stayed here for three nights as part of a tour of California. This was one of eight hotels we stayed in but was certainly not one of the better ones. As soon as you walk into the lobby you are met with a tired...More

    Thank DiddyDoddyDave
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    we stayed here 3 nights, its a great location for union square. the room we had was a very small one . so with 2 suitcases it was a tight fit. bathroom was tiny. we didn't have a fridge or coffee machine . but I...More

    Thank Catherine M
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We stayed a few nights while in San Fran. The location is great if you want to shop around union square. It's a tram or uber ride away if you want to visit the piers or any of the attractions around there. The rooms are...More

    Thank David K
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Stayed for five nights at the end of a three week holiday travelling up the California coast. The hotel is grand and the lobby the centrepiece. Service throughout was excellent. We stayed in an historic queen room, which was perhaps too small for five nights....More

    Thank Carol E
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    • US$207 - US$642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
    • #46 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
    • #58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
    • #70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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    natterz202
    1 August 2017|
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    Response from JARMoreno | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, Natter, I agree with others - ask to move to a quieter area. We were in a corner and didn't experience a lot of noise. So sorry! Definite tell the management - we want you to enjoy your stay in SF!
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    Yes, there is wifi and it's free.
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    "We had a queen room looking inwards. Ask for a room with a view"
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    "Grand rooms are more spacious. Be wary of some of the rooms, as they are very tiny."
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