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Located in Civic Center, Kimpton Buchanan Hotel is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Louise Davies Symphony Hall and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. This 131-room, 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center. Also close to this San Francisco hotel are University of San Francisco and Lombard Street.

Dining

Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.

Rooms

All 131 air-conditioned rooms feature iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find WiFi and 37-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free newspapers, free local calls, and video-game consoles are other standard amenities.

Property features

Renovated in 2014, Kimpton Buchanan Hotel offers a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. Self parking is available for USD 38.00 per day. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include express check-out and free newspapers.

Highlights

  • Close to Louise Davies Symphony Hall and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Favorite amenities

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Concierge services

Hotel Amenities

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel sits in San Francisco's Japantown, less than 2 miles from the shopping of Union Square and Chinatown, and 3 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge.

The onsite restaurant specializes in Shabu-Shabu, in which meat and vegetables are cooked in iron hot pots at dining tables.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary with membership, as are newspapers in the lobby. There is a meeting room on site with a seating capacity of 10. In addition to a business center, this hotel offers dry cleaning and luggage storage.

The recently renovated fitness center includes 4 pieces of cardio equipment, mats, Pilates ball, medicine balls, and straps. The sliding glass door grants access from the fitness center to the outdoor courtyard and patio where guests can stretch or practice yoga. Lawn games are set up which include corn hole, lawn bowling, and bocce ball. Courtyard furniture makes this a great place to relax and enjoy wine hour. Hotel guests can access the courtyard through the gym with a room key from 6 AM until 10 PM, daily.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Total number of rooms - 131 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1975 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per stay )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel offers 131 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and video-game consoles. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This San Francisco hotel provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Free local calls 
  • In-room safe 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Mum's Restaurant and Bar - Specializing in Shabu-Shabu - thinly sliced meet and vegetables cooked at the table in an iron hot pot and served with the restaurant's dipping sauces. "Shabu-Shabu" means "swish-swish" in Japanese, referring to the sound of the meat cooking in hot water. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets stay free

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Pets allowed (no fees)

Group bookings of 5 or more rooms cannot be accommodated via this website.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 38.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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.


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