Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

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San Francisco, CA Hotel
Kimpton Hotels
Total meeting space1,672 sq. m
Guest rooms419
450 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

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San Francisco, CA Hotel


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03/02/2020 – 12/31/2020

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02/01/2020 – 12/31/2020

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02/24/2020 – 12/31/2021

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07/01/2019 – 09/30/2020

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04/01/2019 – 12/30/2020

Need dates

  • 05/10/202005/15/2020
  • 06/21/202007/01/2020
  • 08/01/202008/14/2020




Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (Urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Pet friendly
  • Rental car service
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Health club

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Subway
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Piano
  • Staging area

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space1,672 sq. m
Meeting rooms13
Largest room286 sq. m
Second largest room256 sq. m
Space (Private)1,672 sq. m
Exhibit Space372 sq. m

Floor plans

Guest rooms

Total guest rooms419
Double (2 beds)119
Occupancy rate16.445%




Local Attractions

AT&T Park | San Francisco Giants

1 mi. away
AT&T Park, with its breathtaking views and classic design, was chosen as the 2008 Sports Facility of the Year by Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily as part of the inaugural Sports Business Awards program. The first privately financed ballpark in Major League Baseball since 1962, the Giants' home has many incredible features.
24 Willie Mays Plaza
San Francisco, CA, US 94107

Union Square

1 block away
Union Square is the retail and cultural hub of San Francisco. It boasts the city’s largest collection of luxury, department and boutique shopping, making it one of the premier tourist attractions in the Western United States. A spectacular selection of hotels, art galleries, salons, and theaters also contribute to the area's cosmopolitan, 24-hour character.
San Francisco, CA, US

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

1 mi. away
Strategically located on the Pacific Rim and serving one of the most diverse communities in the United States, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco – Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture is uniquely positioned to lead a diverse, global audience in discovering the distinctive materials, aesthetics and intellectual achievements of Asian art and cultures, and to serve as a bridge of understanding between Asia and the United States and between the diverse cultures of Asia.
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA, US 94102

American Conservatory Theater

3 blocks away
American Conservatory Theater nurtures the art of live theater through dynamic productions, intensive actor training in its conservatory, and an ongoing dialogue with its community. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Carey Perloff, A.C.T. embraces its responsibility to conserve, renew, and reinvent the rich theatrical traditions that are our collective legacy, while exploring new artistic forms and new communities. A commitment to the highest standards informs every aspect of A.C.T.'s creative work.
30 Grant Avenue
Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA, US 94108

Fisherman's Wharf

Historical landmark
1 mi. away
Fisherman’s Wharf, on the northern waterfront, is one of the city's busiest tourist areas. Souvenir shops and stalls selling crab and clam chowder in sourdough bread bowls appear at every turn, as do postcard views of the bay, Golden Gate and Alcatraz. There’s also a colony of sea lions to see and historic ships to tour. At Ghirardelli Square, boutiques and eateries reside in the famed former chocolate factory.
San Francisco, CA, US

Moscone Center

Convention center
7 blocks away
Located just blocks from Union Square, the Moscone Center is about as central as it gets in San Francisco’s seven-by-seven grid. It’s walking distance to hotels, restaurants, museums, attractions, public transit and more.
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA, US 94103


3 blocks away
San Francisco Chinatown is the largest Chinatown outside of Asia as well as the oldest Chinatown in North America. It is one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA, US

San Francisco Opera

1 mi. away
San Francisco Opera Center gives you the opportunity to see the highest caliber of international singers assembled in a resident artist program right here in San Francisco. Discover this select group of extraordinary singers as they take the stage, demonstrating why San Francisco Opera always has the best talent to unveil.
301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA, US 94102

Getting Here

"From the Bay Bridge, Interstate 80 and the East Bay * Take Hwy 80 West to San Francisco * From the left lane on the Bay Bridge take the 5th Street exit * Turn RIGHT onto 5th street and continue to Market street * Cross Market (5th will become Cyril Magnin Blvd.) * Continue 2 blocks to O'Farrell Street, turn RIGHT onto O'Farrell * Turn LEFT onto Powell * Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel is on the corner of Powell and Sutter Streets, in Union Square, San Francisco From Airport * Take 101 North to San Francisco toward the Bay Bridge * Take the 4th Street exit (last San Francisco exit) * 4th Street becomes Bryant; continue on Bryant to 3rd Street * Turn LEFT onto 3rd and continue 41/2 blocks, crossing Market Street * Turn LEFT onto Geary and continue to Powell * Turn RIGHT onto Powell * Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel is on the corner of Powell and Sutter Streets, in Union Square, San Francisco From North Traveling south to San Francisco, CA via the Golden Gate Bridge/Highway 101 * Take Hwy 101 South to San Francisco * Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and take the Lombard Street exit * Take Lombard Street (Hwy 101) to Van Ness Avenue * Turn RIGHT on Van Ness Avenue * From Van Ness, turn LEFT onto O'Farrell Street * Turn LEFT onto Powell * Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel is on the corner of Powell and Sutter Streets, in Union Square, San Francisco


  • Valet parking$62.00 / day

Distance from airport

  • 21.73 km from venue

Affiliated Organizations


Trends come and go. A true classic withstands the test of time. Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel in downtown San Francisco, has been in style since 1928. A mixture of timeless elegance and high style, this landmark San Francisco hotel offers historic accommodations in the heart of Union Square. The property offers the perfect venue for meetings from 10 - 400 people with catered fresh flavors from Scala's Bistro. Over 18,000 square feet of meeting space. Not only a Union Square hotel, the Kimpton Sir Francis Drake, is also just steps from the Moscone Convention Center, the Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, SOMA, and the Theatre District. The Beefeater doorman, exquisite service, and inviting style all create a unique hotel presence on vibrant Union Square, San Francisco. Plan your next San Francisco business meeting, wedding, or relaxing vacation at the Kimpton Sir Francis Drake. We offer fine dining and luxurious suites with spectacular views of downtown San Francisco and Union Square. This fabulous Kimpton Hotel is a welcome destination amidst the hustle and bustle of vibrant downtown San Francisco. Hotel guests are welcomed by a grand lobby with classic crystal chandeliers, gilded ceilings, and a curved marble staircase leading to the mezzanine lounge overlooking Union Square and the Powell Street cable cars. Intimate seating areas have regal, custom-designed luxury furnishings and select hotel guestrooms feature spectacular views of the city, San Francisco Bay and the Bay Bridge. By day, shop in Union Square, stroll to Chinatown, or catch a cable car for a breathtaking trip to Nob Hill or Fisherman's Wharf. Business travelers are minutes from downtown, the Financial District and the Moscone Convention Center.


High season
Jul 9 – Dec 31
Shoulder season
Apr 1 – Jul 8
Low season
Jan 1 – Mar 31

Cancellation Policy

Individual rooms can be canceled 72 hours prior to arrival

Additional Information

In 2018 we renovated our guestrooms and bathrooms: converting almost 50% of our rooms to have shower stalls from bathtubs. The renovation also included our four guest elevators being modernized to better assist our guests in quickly reaching their rooms.


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