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Overview of Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

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Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

3.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCalifornia Pacific Medical Center: Pacific Campus5 min walk
    Popular LocationFillmore Auditorium6 min walk
    Popular LocationVan Ness Avenue9 min walk
    AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)20 min drive

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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Patio

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed (SPA)

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, City View

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (SPA)

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Patio

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details
  • Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More details
  • Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Queen Beds OR 1 King Bed
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About this area

San Francisco

Located in San Francisco's Japantown neighbourhood, Kimpton Buchanan Hotel is in the entertainment district. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Golden Gate Park, while Fillmore Auditorium and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art are cultural highlights. Ready for a night out? Consider Great American Music Hall and The Regency Ballroom.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • California Pacific Medical Center: Pacific Campus - 5 min walk
  • Fillmore Auditorium - 6 min walk
  • The Regency Ballroom - 9 min walk
  • Van Ness Avenue - 9 min walk
  • UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • San Francisco Station - 4 min drive
  • California St & Van Ness Ave Stop - 13 min walk
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • On the Bridge - 3 min walk
  • Takara Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Suzu Noodle House - 3 min walk
  • Dosa - 4 min walk
  • Woodhouse Fish Co. - 5 min walk

About this property

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

3.5-star San Francisco hotel in Japantown, walk to Fillmore Auditorium
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, coffee/tea in a common area and a meeting room. All 131 rooms offer free WiFi, iPod docks and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find premium bedding, free newspapers and free local calls.
Kimpton Buchanan Hotel offers 131 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. 37-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This San Francisco hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (USD 45.60 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: USD 10-28 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Linens
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels
  • iPod dock
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 20 March 2020 to 14 May 2021 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday:
  • Restaurant

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 45.60 per day (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel Hotel
The Kimpton Buchanan
Hotel Tomo a Joie de Vivre Hotel
Kimpton Buchanan Hotel San Francisco
Kimpton Buchanan Hotel Hotel San Francisco
Kimpton Buchanan Hotel San Francisco
Kimpton Buchanan Hotel
Kimpton Buchanan San Francisco
Kimpton Buchanan

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kimpton Buchanan Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kimpton Buchanan Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Kimpton Buchanan Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel?
Self-parking is available for USD 45.60 per day.
What time is check-in at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 11:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Kimpton Buchanan Hotel?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Kimpton Buchanan Hotel located?
Located in Japantown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of California Pacific Medical Center: Pacific Campus, Fillmore Auditorium and The Regency Ballroom. UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion and Great American Music Hall are also within 15 minutes. California St & Van Ness Ave Stop is 13 minutes by foot and California St & Polk St Stop is 14 minutes.
4.2
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 440 out of 996 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 377 out of 996 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 123 out of 996 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 34 out of 996 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 22 out of 996 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The hotel was great, modern and clean! Only draw back was there was no room service.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We usually stay at the Buchanan when we visit SF. We love the property and the neighborhood....not to mention the great value !! I highly recommend it!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The rooms were spacious and clean. Friendly and courteous staff. Great location, it is close to many restaurants. I just wish that the bed was more comfy.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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