Beacon Grand, formerly known as Sir Francis Drake Hotel, is a historic boutique hotel and events venue located in San Francisco. Situated in the heart of Union Square, this elegant and iconic venue features gilded and ornate décor, breathtaking views of downtown San Francisco, and superb cuisine and service. With unique old-world charm and an unbeatable downtown location, Beacon Grand provides the perfect setting for memorable wedding events.
Facilities and Capacity
This historic hotel provides 16,000 square feet of indoor event spaces to accommodate up to 250 wedding guests. The regal and romantic hotel itself features grand staircases, gilded ceilings, marble walls and crystal chandeliers for a one-of-a-kind vintage appeal. Ballrooms include Baroque accents, ornate chandeliers, beautifully painted murals and gold leaf ceilings that soar 20 feet high.
Beacon Grand provides venue rental for wedding ceremonies, receptions and other special occasions. No matter the size of your event, their attentive event specialists will take care of all of your wedding details so you can relax and enjoy your wedding day. Event services offered include the following:
- Accommodations at a Group Rate
- Bridal Suite (based upon availability)
- In-house Bar and Catering
- Valet Parking
- Custom Designed Cake by our Executive Pastry Chef
Beacon Grand is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. The Sir Francis Drake is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, and other special occasions.
Guestrooms were fully remodeled in 2022, and include hardwood floors, modern décor and comfortable furnishings. The rooms feature city and bay views, trendy technology and modern amenities. Pet-friendly, the hotel offers a variety of amenities, including the following:
- Fitness Studio Access
- Same Day Laundry and Dry Cleaning
- Concierge and Personal Assistance
- Valet parking
- Business Center
Conveniently located in Union Square amidst many downtown San Francisco attractions, Beacon Grand is just blocks away from Chinatown, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Westfield San Francisco Centre. The Financial District, Golden Gate Bridge, Oracle Park, San Francisco City Hall and Nob Hill are also minutes away.
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Beacon Grand frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Beacon Grand?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Beacon Grand, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Beacon Grand, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Beer
- House Wine
What are the most important characteristics of Beacon Grand in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Beacon Grand for wedding events?
What kind of wedding events does Beacon Grand offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Beacon Grand offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Beacon Grand have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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