The Buchanan

1800 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA

Ranking #40/40

  • Rooms From
  • Distance Center
  • Style
  • Neighborhood
  • $192
  • 1.4 mi (2.2 km)
  • Boutique
  • Japantown
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Why it’s Special

The Buchanan is a boutique hotel with chic ambiance, modern accommodations, attentive service and a Zen vibe.

Hotel Overview

The Buchanan is located at the corner of Buchanan and Sutter streets, close to attractions like Union Square and Alamo Square Park. This chic boutique hotel is modern, sultry and inviting. The lobby of the hotel features a mix of vibrant colors like emerald green, brown, yellow and blue with hardwood finishes and plush armchairs. Throughout the lobby are Japanese inspired decor touches and art pieces. Buchanan Hotel San Francisco offers guests custom PUBLIC bikes that can be borrowed to ride around the city. Each evening guests can socialize at the hotel’s Sake and Wine reception.

Rooms + Bath

The guestrooms at The Buchanan are urban and stylish with a unique Barbary Coast meets Zen style. These spacious guestrooms are imbued with textures and colors that pay homage to the diverse neighborhood the hotel is located in. The rooms feature a contemporary black and white color palette with splashes of bright orange, yellow and blue and that comes through the artwork on the walls and the pillows on the bed. The black hardwood furniture and headboard provides a bold contrast to the white walls. Beds feature luxurious European linen. Hotel Buchanan San Francisco offers guests plenty of amenities such as yoga mats and Keurig coffeemakers. Bathrooms are spacious and feature the same modern white and black color palette.

Food + Drink

The Buchanan is home to the Mums Restaurant. The restaurant features bright hues of orange and brown and has a laid-back, casual style. Mums serves traditional Japanese cuisine along with Shabu-Shabu.

Phone 855.454.4644




  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Accessible Accommodations
  • Bar
  • Business Center
  • Car Service
  • Concierge
  • Evening Reception
  • Event Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi (members)
  • Full Service Spa
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • Pet Friendly (free)
  • Restaurant

Room & Bath

  • Coffeemaker
  • Premium Mattress
  • Refrigerator
  • Room Safe
  • Workstation

The Buchanan


San Francisco's Japantown is an intriguing neighborhood full of cultural attractions, unique shopping and fun entertainment. This small area of the city is known for its excellent quality Japanese restaurants, karaoke bars and sake bomb cocktails. Visitors will find some really unique shopping options including bonsai trees, kimonos and even Japanese swords at the Japan Center Malls. For a unique dining experience, head to Isobune Shushi for its sushi boats. The neighborhood also has several karaoke bars including Festa and Playground. For Japanese-style relaxation, head to the Kabuki Spa and Springs. Visitors will find a number of popular attractions in Japantown such as the Origami Fountains and Peace Plaza.