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Sir Francis Drake

A historic hotel and beloved San Francisco classic.

Now under the Kimpton Hotels umbrella, this property is one of San Francisco’s better-known landmark hotels --- not only is it one of the most iconic structures in town, but its doormen are legendary for dressing up as London Beefeaters. The hotel's reputation is well-deserved, beginning in the ornate lobby, with its marble grand staircases. Upstairs, 416 guest rooms feature flat-screen televisions, spacious work desks and signature Kimpton robes (upon request). Most famous among the accommodations is the Presidential Suite, with a sauna and outdoor deck. There's a modest fitness center and a business center; in-room spa services are available, too. The "Drake," as it's known, boasts some famous eateries. Streetside, Scala’s Bistro serves French-Italian country cuisine, and Bar Drake offers wine and light fare all day, plus a hosted nightly wine reception. As for Harry Denton's Starlight Room, a 2011 renovation pulled this classic into the 21st century --- while retaining a classic European feel and those amazing 180-degree views.

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450 Powell St. (Sutter St.) San Francisco CA 94102 U.S.


415-392-7755, 800-795-7129 Hotel’s Website

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Business center Fitness center Meeting rooms Pets allowed Valet parking

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