Beacon Grand A Union Square Hotel Formerly Sir Francis Drake Hotel

450 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102, US
8.4 Rating | 4-Star Hotel |
Kimpton welcomes all pets! Pets always stay free and no pet deposit is required. Any number of pets are welcome regardless of size, weight, kind, or breed.

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About This Property

In 1928, San Francisco unveiled a hotel to welcome pursuers of opportunity, creators of connection, and takers of roads untaken. Our reopening as the Beacon Grand pays homage to the spirit of all the history makers who built The City and this hotel. As a vibrant social beacon, we will once again welcome locals and guests to San Francisco’s “living room,” drawn by the gleam of a rooftop star. Original architectural details and artisan craft merge with modern comforts and flourishes throughout. Old-world iron, stone, and plaster craft befit the landmark and purposeful updates never compromise that timeless feeling of ascending our grand staircase, or searching gilded ceilings for Prohibition-era bullet holes. Every guestroom and suite has been fully renovated with contemporary flourishes to complement the legendary craftsmanship. With high ceilings, European oak floors, and eco-luxury amenities, Classic guestrooms offer plush comfort and signature design, while Grand guestrooms and suites boast enhanced amenities and splendid city views. Our hotel’s Union Square location grants you easy access to The City’s living room. From shopping sprees to cooking classes, spas to art galleries, and tours to late-night shows, there are endless things to do within steps of the Beacon Grand.

Pet Amenities

Pet amenities include plush pet-bed loaners in your guest room, food, water bowls and mats. They also offer a concierge list of nearby pet-friendly restaurants, parks, groomers and pet boutiques; door hangers to alert other hotel guests and staff that your cat, dog, or other beloved pet is in the room; and courtesy bags for walking your dog. Plus - nightly wine receptions where pets are welcome to join the party at select hotels!

Room Types

Classic King High Floor (refundable)

Classic King High Floor
  • Classic King High Floor
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Free cancellation
  • Pet fee is USD $75 per stay.

Room Details

Classic King High Floor and View (refundable)

Classic King High Floor and View
  • Classic King High Floor and View
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Free cancellation
  • Pet fee is USD $75 per stay.

Room Details

Grand Two Queen (refundable)

Grand Two Queen
  • Grand Two Queen
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Free cancellation
  • Pet fee is USD $75 per stay.

Room Details

Classic Two Queen High Floor and View (refundable)

Classic Two Queen High Floor and View
  • Classic Two Queen High Floor and View
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Free cancellation
  • Pet fee is USD $75 per stay.

Room Details

Grand Two Queen High Floor (refundable)

Grand Two Queen High Floor
  • Grand Two Queen High Floor
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Free cancellation
  • Pet fee is USD $75 per stay.

Room Details

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

Check in / Check out

Check in time: 04:00 PM
Check out time: 11:00 AM

Features and Amenities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • 24-hour Security
  • ATM/cash Machine On Site
  • Air Conditioning
  • All Plates, Cutlery, Glasses And Other Tableware Have Been Sanitized
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Rental (additional Charge)
  • Breakfast In The Room
  • Business Centre
  • Car Hire
  • Cashless Payment Available
  • Concierge Service
  • Contactless Check-in/check-out
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Face Masks For Guests Available
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests
  • Family Rooms
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First Aid Kit Available
  • Fitness
  • Fitness Centre
  • Food Can Be Delivered To Guest Accommodation
  • Free WiFi
  • Golf Course (within 3 Km)
  • Guest Accommodation Is Disinfected Between Stays
  • Guests Have The Option To Cancel Any Cleaning Services For Their Accommodation During Their Stay
  • Hand Sanitizer In Guest Accommodation And Key Areas
  • Heating
  • Internet Services
  • Key Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry
  • Lift
  • Linens, Towels And Laundry Washed In Accordance With Local Authority Guidelines
  • Luggage Storage
  • Massage
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Non-smoking Throughout
  • Parking
  • Parking Garage
  • Physical Distancing In Dining Areas
  • Physical Distancing Rules Followed
  • Private Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Screens Or Physical Barriers Placed Between Staff And Guests In Appropriate Areas
  • Secured Parking
  • Shared Stationery Such As Printed Menus, Magazines, Pens, And Paper Removed
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Spa And Wellness Centre
  • Special Diet Menus (on Request)
  • Staff Follow All Safety Protocols As Directed By Local Authorities
  • Tour Desk
  • Use Of Cleaning Chemicals That Are Effective Against Coronavirus
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi
  • WiFi Available In All Areas
  • Wine/champagne

Recent Reviews

Anonymous group September 25, 2022
Positives: location cleanliness staff design
Negatives: all excellent!
comfortable, friendly and clean
Mary young couple September 25, 2022
Positives: the preserved history. beautiful spaces. the library and cocktails, friendly and helpful staff. location, location, location!
Negatives: bedroom was small.
great. wasn’t ready for it...
Nick review category business travellers September 23, 2022
Fana group September 22, 2022
Very good
Valerie solo traveller September 20, 2022
Positives: Location was great.
Negatives: Housekeeping was supposed to happen everyday, but the second day we were neglected. This hotel bar used to be grand, but has gone downhill since they took it out of the lobby. Bar was very tired and boring. No umbrellas for guests when it rains.
Dawn young couple September 20, 2022
Positives: The location was superb. The room was very spacious the bed comfortable and the bathroom also a great size with everything that you would expect. Everything was extremely clean The bed linens fabulous quality.
Negatives: There was nothing that we found lacking. Even the fridge was empty and available for use. We would definitely stay again if we visited San Francisco. We had room 620
Fabulous location next to Union...
Pey solo traveller September 20, 2022
Positives: nice environment
Negatives: clean
good stay
Bob young couple September 19, 2022
Positives: the place is beautiful and in great location
Negatives: the walls are thin
the manager Wally is AMAZING....
Laura young couple September 19, 2022
Janine review category business travellers September 19, 2022
Fabian young couple September 18, 2022
Positives: beautiful building and excellent location
Negatives: the breakfast could start early
very nice experience
Chris solo traveller September 17, 2022
Positives: Comfortable bed, great night sleep.
Negatives: Comcast did not work, doors do not shut behind you when you leave the room and multiple doors on our floor were unlatched with guests inside, staff did not have water bottles ready in the room upon arrival, windows did not open in the room, the bar was empty and instead they were opting for curated 4pm-10pm alcohol service with small pours and over priced drinks and everything happened somewhere you could not see the bottles, upper bar area was poorly set up opting for bulky booths in odd locations making things constricted in a giant room, valet service offers 6 ways to request your car but the one I chose (text message) did not have a response after 20 minutes and the car was not ready when we arrived in the lobby, complimentary breakfast was 8 “pastries” and some cheap coffee, no restaurant in hotel for a $300 room, requested a note in the room to surprise my wife on our second wedding anniversary and receive a happy birthday card for her (LOL!)
There is no reason to...
Jeremy group September 13, 2022
Positives: Beautiful lobby, perfect location for union square. Friendly and helpful staff. Paint job after the remodel is gorgeous.
Negatives: Broken elevators, malfunctioning keycards, and bathroom designs after remodel that defy all logic...
Latoya young couple September 12, 2022
Positives: love it. I stayed here 23 years ago when it was Sir Frances Drake and it is still marvelous
Negatives: no complaints
excellent stay, and friendly staff
Nils group September 8, 2022
Negatives: Construction next room which woke us up in the morning
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