450 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94102 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in San Francisco County
37.78824 -122.40935
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 899 guest reviews

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  • The Avg. Group Saves 17.9%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 94 rooms in hotel
  • 8 floors in property
  • Check-in time: 3pm
  • Check-out time: 12pm
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group score of 10.0/10

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Room Types

Check RatesDeluxe Double Room 2 Double Beds
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King or 1 Queen Bed
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Local Attractions

Walk to world-famous Union Square shopping, restaurants, theatres and nightlife all within just a few blocks. The Kensington Park Hotel is just one block from the Powell Street Cable Car Line, which transfers guests to Nob Hill, Financial District and Fisherman's Wharf.

Verified Reviews of Kensington Park Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Still in bed"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
This is an exceptionally clean and scrubbed hotel. I stayed over so I could go to a play in the building. It is a wonderful play and a fabulous way to indulge oneself. If I had a dog he could be indulged too because they have dog biscuits in the lobby. With sherry. My only quibble is paper cups. I do hate paper cups. The staff is patient and helpful. The art is imaginative. The setting is convenient. And did I say, the San Francisco Playhouse is grand!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Mar-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Mar 04 to Wed Mar 05 2014 at a $164.80 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of Kensington Park Hotel

4.0 out of 5.Based on 899 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Set high above the street on the top 7 floors, known as “The Best address on Union Square”, Kensington Park Hotel is sure to show you the Heart of San Francisco. The hotel guestrooms were renovated in 2008 and offers both luxury and modern-day necessities, our 94 exquisitely designed rooms are sophisticated yet comfortable. Guests will enjoy complimentary high speed wireless internet access throughout the hotel, complimentary tea and sherry each afternoon in the grand lobby, morning coffee and tea for all guests in the lobby, morning newspaper delivered to the room. Post Street Theater and Farallon Restaurant are also located within the same building.

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Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3pm
Check Out:12pm
Year of Last Renovation:2012
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:94
Handicap Rooms:2
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:1 View Spaces
Meeting Space:700 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 40 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:5-11PM
Policies / Expenses
24 hours prior to arrival for individual travel. 30 days prior to arrival for group travel.
Nightly Parking:45
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:16.32%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax:14.00%
City Tax: 2.32%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee:45.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 6.00 Per Item (Group arrivals ONLY)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Additional Person Fee:20.00 Per Person (After the first 2)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (COMPLIMENTARY)
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Chef Attendant Fees:175.00 Per Night (Per Chef)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:30.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:36.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:36.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:40.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:45.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:35.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:50.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:65.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 5.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:10.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:105.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets are Welcome!$25 Non-Refundable, one time fee

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • 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
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • 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
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

SFO-Taxi $45, Shuttle $17, Bart $7Oakland- $65, Shuttle $20, Bart $12

Local Shuttle Info: Recommend Super Shuttle

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast available in our restaurant, Scala's Bistro (Italian): At Scala's, memorable dining comes with the territory. Located inside the landmark Sir Francis Drake Hotel, facing the Powell Street cable car line, and steps away from Union Square, Scala's is as San Francisco as restaurants come. And with great location comes great responsibility. Scala's has earned its reputation among essential San Francisco experiences with its chef-driven menu, fresh local ingredients and an atmosphere as warm, comforting and classy as the food we bring to the table.Breakfast vouchers available for groups of 30 or less.

Previously known as:
Sir Francis Drake, Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Hotel Rate Trends at Kensington Park Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Kensington Park Hotel

This chart illustrates averages of sleeping room prices for both group/meeting rates and the best online individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed. The most competitive group rate shown is 41.0% in April 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $354 in the month of April 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Kensington Park Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Kensington Park Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Kensington Park Hotel.

Feel free to use the Kensington Park Hotel 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
The Sherwood Room41 x 17 x 12705--/40--202015----/--4060--
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The Sherwood Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
705 Sq. Feet
41 x 17 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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