Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

1800 Sutter St, San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA
Japantown

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17
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  • Rooms17.5
  • Public Spaces16.5
  • Service17.5
  • Overall17
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Hotel Description

Recycling is great for household goods but as it turns out it’s even better for hotels. Formerly the Best Western Miyako Inn, then a member hotel of the Joie de Vivre group, then Hotel Tomo, the Buchanan is part of America’s great surplus of cheap-but-uninspired, mid-century budget hotels, redesigned and repurposed into a boutique hotel that takes its style cues from contemporary Japanese pop culture.

A natural choice, given the central Japantown location. It’s not just the crisp lines and bright futuristic furnishings; it’s the murals on the walls, the video installations in the lobby, the iHome docks and flatscreens in the rooms (130 in all), and the full suite of in-room spa services. Right next door is Mums, a crowd-friendly restaurant and bar specializing in shabu shabu, a savory boil-it-yourself adventure with a range of delectable dipping sauces. Come to think of it, pretty much anything you’d need is close at hand, from a wealth of restaurants (Japanese and otherwise) to the Kabuki Springs & Spa.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 125 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Pets are allowed at The Buchanan (on request/charges may apply). Baby cots and extra beds are available on request for a supplement. Please contact CustomerService@TabletHotels.com for assistance. Self-parking at the rate of $40 per night + tax (same for regular and oversize vehicles.)

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Standard Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

  • Deluxe King Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
    Amenities

    Views: courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Patio King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 315 ft²/29 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • patio
    • safe
    • working desk
  • Courtyard View Queen

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 315 ft²/29 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • working desk
  • King Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 315 ft²/29 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • working desk
  • Accessible King Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 315 ft²/29 m².
    Amenities

    Views: courtyard or partial courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • Accessible room type with accessible tub unit.
    • bathtub
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • working desk
  • Courtyard View Room - 1 King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 315 ft²/29 m².
    Amenities

    Views: courtyard or partial courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • working desk
  • Patio Queen Queen

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 315 ft²/29 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • patio
    • safe
    • working desk
  • City View Queen

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 315 ft²/29 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • working desk
  • ADA Patio King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 325 ft²/30 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • laptop safe
    • patio
    • phones
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Patio King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 325 ft²/30 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • laptop safe
    • patio
    • phones
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Standard Queen Queen

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 325 ft²/30 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • ADA Queen Queen

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 325 ft²/30 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • Atelier Bloem bath amenities
    • bathtub
    • flat panel television
  • Deluxe Queen Room - 2 Queen Beds

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 330 ft²/30 m².
    Amenities

    Views: courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Balcony Room - 1 King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 350 ft²/32 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • terrace
    • working desk
  • City View Room - 1 King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 350 ft²/32 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • working desk
  • Balcony Room - 2 Queen Beds

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 350 ft²/32 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • terrace
    • working desk
  • City View Room- 2 Queen Beds

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 350 ft²/32 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • working desk
  • Queen Balcony

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 350 ft²/32 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • terrace
    • working desk
  • ADA Spa King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 450 ft²/41 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • safe
    • This room features a roll in shower with separate bath tub.
  • Spa King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 450 ft²/41 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • minifridge
    • safe
    • soaking tub
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Pets are allowed at The Buchanan (on request/charges may apply). Baby cots and extra beds are available on request for a supplement. Please contact CustomerService@TabletHotels.com for assistance. Self-parking at the rate of $40 per night + tax (same for regular and oversize vehicles.)

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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