Kimpton Sir Francis Drake


If you're looking for a hotel with bags of character, plenty of comfort and more than a hint of kitsch, look no further than the Kimpton Sir Francis Drake. This regency themed hotel brings a distinct style to Union Square.

Located in downtown San Francisco, Kimpton Sir Francis Drake features a regal and retro theme with beefeater doormen and Italian renaissance furnishings. Guests can enjoy a complimentary wine hour, dine at the hotel's rooftop bar and make the most of a full calendar of events.

About Kimpton Sir Francis Drake

This playful hotel is located on the corner of Union Square placing guests in the heart of downtown San Francisco, within easy reach of the city’s best shopping, bars and restaurants. What sets this hotel apart is the regal and retro theme that has made it a unique fixture amongst San Francisco hotels. From the beefeater doormen to the Italian renaissance furnishings, everything about this hotel is just a little bit over-the-top. Each evening the hotel management host a complimentary wine hour during which guests can meet and mingle. For a fun and frolicking night out, take the lift up to the 21st floor and the hotel’s rooftop bar, the Starlight Lounge. Here you can take in fantastic cityscape views and enjoy a candlelit meal in a romantic and intimate setting of crushed red velvet and gold panelled walls. Keep an eye on the events calendar: Sundays are host to a playful drag brunch and in the evenings DJ’s set the tone on the decks. Rooms continue the Italianate feel of the hotel with jewel tones and designer furniture while accommodating lots of modern amenities. Enjoy a stay in the heart of the city at this intriguing and fun hotel.


Scala’s Bistro – serves rustic Italian food including butternuts squash gnocchi. 

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday – Friday and brunch on Saturday and Sunday. 

Bar Drake – cocktail bar with an opulent interior. Open from mid-afternoon to midnight, Monday to Saturday.

Starlight Room – rooftop cocktail bar located on the 21st floor. Open from 5PM – midnight Monday to Saturday and Sunday Drag Brunch at 11.30AM and 2.00PM.

Facilities and Services

- Fitness centre
- Wine evenings
- Free morning tea and coffee (5AM-9AM weekdays and 5AM-10AM weekends)
- Concierge
- Complimentary overnight shoe shine
- Same day laundry and dry cleaning service
- Valet parking available (additional charge)
About Kimpton Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake Queen Bedroom
Sir Francis Drake Bar Interior
Sir Francis Drake Double Room
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