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Sir Francis Drake Hotel - A Kimpton Hotel

location. built in 1928, the sir francis drake hotel in san francisco, calif., Is one of the city's most revered properties. Positioned on union square, this downtown hotel is located within one half block of many fashionable shopping boutiques, nightclubs and entertainment venues. The business district and moscone convention center are within one half mile. Chinatown is five blocks away and the opera house is one mile from this hotel.
hotel features. doormen in full beefeater regalia offer assistance at this landmark hotel, home to the famous harry denton's starlight room, a 1930s style nightclub featuring dancing, live entertainment and a 180 degree view of downtown san francisco. Renovated in 2007, the hotel features grand chandeliers and pallets of gold, purple and red that welcome guests into the lobby area, complete with plush seating and paintings of sir francis drake. Seared salmon fillets, paper thin carpaccios and boeuf bourguignons are showcased at scala's bistro, while caffe espresso features light meals and beverages. A winding marble staircase leads to the mezzanine lounge, which overlooks union square and the cable cars below. The hotel hosts conference rooms, business services, three high speed internet computer workstations in the lobby and complimentary wireless internet access. A fitness room boasts cardiovascular equipment.

guestrooms. accommodations at the sir francis drake hotel are embellished in neo classic dècor, antique reproduction furniture and bold interior fabrics. Windows frame downtown views and bathrooms contain eco friendly toiletries and bathrobes. Rooms offer satellite television with premium channels, wireless internet access and minibars. Pets at the property receive a welcome kit that includes loaner dog beds, treats and toys.

expert tip. get affordable transportation from the sir francis drake hotel throughout the city of san francisco and as far as fisherman's wharf with the cable cars stopping directly in front of this hotel.

What Makes this Hotel Green?

The hotel has passed a rigorous field survey administered by the California Green Lodging Program. They survey is very specific and asks some difficult questions. Hotels must be able to answer "yes" to most of the questions to reach a participate in this program.

Memberships, Affiliations and Certifications.

check State of California Green Hotel Certification
  Energy Star Certification
  Green Hotel Association

Details

450 Powell St, San Francisco CA 94102

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