The Kimpton Buchanan

1800 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94115 United States (USA) near Exit 2c b on I-80 (~2.1mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3.5 Star Property
IHG launches IHG Way of Clean program: Reduced contact at check-in / reception services; Visible verification of sanitized items in guest rooms; Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing in public spaces; New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.
Check availability
Very Good

Based on 1008 guest reviews

Show Guest Reviews
  • Avg. Group Discount of 12.0%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 131 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 8 floors
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Check-out time: 12:00pm
  • Group score of 10.0/10

Check Current Prices

Include Discounts:

Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Local Attractions

Japan Town, Fillmore Street, including many shops and music venues, Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf.

Verified Reviews of Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Clean as advertised."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Good location, and great front desk staff. I like experiencing boutique hotels of this quality. Please keep up the good work.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Jul-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jul 21 to Tue Jul 22 2014 at a $182.75 average nightly rate.
4.5 out of 5. Based on 1008 guest reviews

Property Description

The Kimpton Buchanan is a sultry historic revival at the intersection of TheFillmore, Pacific Heights, and Japantown, where you can savorsushi from family-owned restaurants in Japantown, and then cruisethe sassy boutiques located on trendy Fillmore Street. Spend yourevenings like the locals at a karaoke bar or enjoy the vibrant musicscene in Lower Pacific Heights, just blocks away. Cycle around thecity on one of our Kimpton bikes before withdrawing into a roomthat feels like a stylish and cozy apartment.Our hotel is ideally located at the geographic center of San Francisco, just a 5 to 10 minute cab ride to Union Square or Fisherman's Wharf. Within walking distance you will find over 30 restaurants as well as the up-scale shopping, dining and entertainment venues of the Fillmore/Pacific Heights areas. We offer the best of both worlds – easy access to city's most dynamic and desirable areas and accommodations in a quiet, unique San Francisco neighborhood. Our 130 beautiful guest rooms are spacious, comfortable and quiet. Rooms have either two queen beds or one king-size bed.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2015
Floors: 8
Rooms: 131
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 131
Handicap Rooms:
Rooms with 1 Bed: 73
Rooms with 2 Beds: 55
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 230 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 0 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 7:30am- 10pm
FEMA Approved: Yes
Policies / Expenses
Group cancellation policy is 60 days prior to arrival.
Nightly Parking: $40
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 15.26%
Total Misc Fees: $0.52 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 1.26% (California Assessment)
Occupancy Tax: 14.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.50%
Parking Fee: 40.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 6.00 Per Item (Optional)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 12.95 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 24.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person (No Continental Breakfast)
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 25.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Video Games in Room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

We are 13 miles away from the San Francisco International Airport and about 16 miles from the Oakland Airport. Both of the Airports have shuttle services that will take you directly to our hotel, prices vary.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Full American plated breakfast is available at Cafe Mum's for $25 per person inclusive of taxes and tips.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet friendly floors available no fee

Parking Info

On-site self-parking is available on a first-come basis and is $40 per night (with in and out privileges) plus taxes, currently at 15.26%.

Internet / WiFI


Cleaning Policies

Reduced contact at check-in / reception services; Visible verification of sanitized items in guest rooms; Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing in public spaces.

About Kimpton Hotels

  • Boutique hotel with more than 60+ properties nationwide
  • Kimpton Karma Rewards is a free guest program which offers guests the opportunity to earn free nights, get free Wi-Fi, exclusive offers on hotel stays, a $10 bar credit for in-room snacks or bar cocktails, and a $30 spa credit towards a massage, facial, or body treatment
  • Nightly wine hour
  • Free coffee and tea in the lobby
  • Yoga mats provided upon request
  • Pet friendly hotel free for cats, dogs, and other pets of any size
  • Access to their public bikes for free to tour around the city or neighborhood
  • Kimpton Hotels also offers guest free travel items left behind or forgotten like plastic travel bags, fan, humidifier, curling and straightening iron, steamer, spray wrinkle remover, a night light, and so much more

The Kimpton Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Hotel Tomo

Hotel Rate Trends at The Kimpton Buchanan

Rate fluctuations of The Kimpton Buchanan

The graph above is averages of room rates for both group/meeting quotes and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group offer was entered. The most competitive group deal shown is 21.0% in August 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $409 in the month of December 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Kimpton Buchanan in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Kimpton Buchanan

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Kimpton Buchanan.

Feel free to use the The Kimpton Buchanan meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in San Francisco event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Filmore Room 20 x 13 x 9 220--/----------10--/--------
Close This

Filmore Room

Room Type:
Total Size:
220 Sq. Mi
20 x 13 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$350.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$650.00 USD
Photo of Filmore Room

FAQs about Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Kimpton Buchanan Hotel have?

There are 131 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel?

Full American plated breakfast is available at Cafe Mum's for $25 per person inclusive of taxes and tips.

What parking is available at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel?

On-site self-parking is available on a first-come basis and is $40 per night (with in and out privileges) plus taxes, currently at 15.26%.

How much does internet cost?


Is there a gym at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Can I get a group rate at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 12.0%.


Testimonials icon
"We had a most enjoyable experience at the Radisson. They went out of their way to make our meeting a success. I gave your website to our travel supervisor so she can use it in the future. It certainly makes planning a meeting much easier. Thanks for your help." P.K. - Chicago, IL

Find Out More Check Rates