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Sir Francis Drake

450 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Beautiful Renaissance-Influenced Historic Hotel
  • Scala’s Bistro – Delicious Inspired Italian & French Cuisine
  • Classic & Chic – Bar Drake
  • Complimentary Bicycles – Explore the Area at Your Leisure
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Centre & a Yoga Mat in every Room
  • Stylish Boutique Guest Rooms & Suites with all the Mod Cons
  • Brilliant Location Just Steps from the Powell Street Cable Cars & Union Square
  • Complimentary Hosted Evening Wine Hour & Morning Coffee & Tea Reception
  • The Starlight Room – on the 21st Floor with 180-Degree Views of San Francisco Bay
Our Opinion
Known as The Drake to the locals, the Sir Francis Drake has a reputation for architectural splendour and first-class attention-to-detail. Greeted by Beefeater doormen, the opulent lobby provides a stunning welcome with sparkling chandeliers and the lovely chic Bar Drake. In an envied location, just steps from all the attractions of Union Square the Sir Francis Drake is a fantastic choice to explore the best of San Francisco, either by foot or on a complimentary bicycle. Luxurious guest rooms and suites are boutique style with modern amenities and plush linens. The convenience of a fitness centre and in-room spa treatments add to the benefits and the stunning Scala’s Bistro and Starlight Room enrapture audiences with fine dining, live music and expertly mixed cocktails. A romantic destination to be savoured for years to come.

Hotel Amenities
Sip on a complimentary morning coffee or tea and join friends after a day exploring at the complimentary hosted wine evening between 5pm-6pm. Enjoy a sumptuous food and wine programme at Scala’s Bistro with executive chef Larry Finn at the helm. Celebrated seasonal ingredients with the culinary delights of the Italian and French countryside inspire and reward guests with a delicious fare after a day of adventure in this amazing city. Adjacent to the Sir Francis Drake Hotel with high ceilings and original elaborate design, Scala’s creates a comfortable yet elegant ambiance, with first class service and superb attention to detail. One of San Francisco’s nightlife landmarks is on The Drake’s 21st floor; Starlight Room. With exceptional 180 degree views of San Francisco Bay and a glamorous welcome, the Starlight Room is on everyone’s “must visit” list. A retro nightclub vibe with classic cocktails and completely renovated to constantly live up to expectations, make sure you take a peak during your stay.


Guest rooms are as extravagant as the rest of The Sir Francis Drake Hotel with extra touches and the latest amenities such as flat-screen TV’s, oversized mirrors and city views in select rooms. A combination of regal and retro with a dash of contemporary San Francisco Style completes this boutique charm with panache. The latest technology adds the finishing touches with iHome alarm clock docking stations and 37” LCD HD televisions. A yoga mat in every room makes a personal haven for relaxing and essential travel items are included with Eco-friendly bath amenities for added convenience. Go green and opt out of housekeeping service for one or more days and receive a $10 voucher to use at Scala’s Bistro – brilliant! A variety of suites are available with separate living rooms, sleeper sofas, connecting rooms and more, enjoy the luxury of even more space, situated on higher floors the views are simply spectacular.