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    Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

    450 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We stayed for 3 days and it all started at check in being overcharged by $745. Yes they are sorry and will be fixed within 5 bussiness days after check out. Not helpful. The elevators are pure horror and are 20 min plus they push...More

    Thank Hollander A
    Reviewed yesterday

    My husband and I are longtime, loyal Kimpton customers. We've stayed in 14 different hotels in 11 cities and most of them have been excellent. The Sir Francis Drake was a huge disappointment. First the positive....the bed and pillows were plush and super comfortable. Sadly,...More

    Thank happygirlSoCal
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    When checked out, they wanted to charge me for a facility fee. I asked and told me it was for the wifi, free coffee and the wine they invite in the afternoon. I arrived late de evening befor, so I did not enjoy the wine,...More

    1  Thank GLSMAD
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This hotel was one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed in. Multiple issues. Firstly when I arrived to check in, after a 12 hours flight, the last thing a nice hotel should be is loud and cramped. The checkin desks are basically in...More

    2  Thank Tom S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Historic classic hotel in a great location! 4 stars for location, but more of 3 star hotel. Please do not expect a modern updated hotel with modern designs, the name says it all. Classic and historic it is! Union Square is just a couple minutes...More

    1  Thank Janice D
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • US$ 148 - US$ 451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #18 Green Hotel in San Francisco
    • #47 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
    • #58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
    • #70 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
    • #75 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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    • Number of rooms
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    Christophechri
    10 December 2017|
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    Response from Christopher F | Reviewed this property |
    No resort fee. Sales tax, hotel tax, and possible occupancy fees may apply. There is a parking or valet daily feel too.
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    gaigokujin10
    17 October 2017|
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    Response from Lucy G | Reviewed this property |
    No problems from us. Maybe related to the aircon or maybe an allergy to the sheets/washing powders etc. Probably unlikely public health problem.
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    Shirley P
    2 October 2017|
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    Response from MademoiselleMT | Reviewed this property |
    You can ask for a quiet room, but you are in a major city so except some noise. I was on the 10 floor facing Powell street, still heard traffic and noise!
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    "Stay at this location if you have to for business, better though is stay out of town and come into the area..."
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    "Complain if the room is bad. There are some good rooms."
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    "I would find another hotel"
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