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Hotel Drisco

2901 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94115 (Pacific Heights)
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Ranked #1 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2008
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2008

Hotel Drisco We've been flirting with the idea of booking a luxury hotel via Luxury Link (where there are auctions and such and so you can nab a good deal on upscale accommodations) and our first try was a three night package, in a suite, at the Hotel Drisco in San Francisco. After I checked out the deal -- about... More

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Hotel-Drisco, General Manager at Hotel Drisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your most generous comments about your recent stay athe Hotel Drisco. I'm delighted to know that our team made a difference and participated in the success of your stay. In reference to the wine we serve during our Wine Reception it is "Cedar Brook" Chardonnay form California. Please come Back soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2008

My wife and I spent a few days here while shopping for real estate. Our room had an interesting view, was a nice size, and was clean and fresh. The staff helpful. We loved the architectural details, scale, neighborhood, and nearby shops. We used public transportation this trip and found this a convenient location since there is a bus stop... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2008

We've just come back home to Sydney after a very pleasant stay at the Hotel Drisco of almost two weeks. It's in a beautiful location, and having now seen where many of the other hotels are I was really glad we didn't stay in any of them. The bus to downtown is a short walk from the hotel so it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2008

We had a wonderful stay at this hotel; it is extremely comfortable, located in a most beautiful part of San Francisco, and close to many delicious restaurants. The most outstanding feature of this hotel: the exceptional kindness of the staff. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2008

I always check Tripadvisor before staying in a new hotel, but lately have been booking my hotels BASED on Tripadvisor reviews. That is how we came to stay at the Hotel Drisco this past weekend. We didn't want to stay in Union Square and I love the location of the hotel in super quiet (some might say out of the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2008

My wife and I stayed at Drisco recently. Neat room, but a bit small. Because it is an old hotel, the floor squeaks. The heater is from 1930s, and we have to ask the front desk to turn the switch off because it is too hot in the room. There is no way to control the temperature in the room.... More

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Hotel-Drisco, General Manager at Hotel Drisco, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to read our Guest's comments addressed to TripAdvisor regarding the Guest's stay and experience a the Drisco. We welcome these comments wheter they are positive or, as in some cases, not so positive. We take them all to heart. We have to acknowledge that the heating system can be a challenge from time to time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2008

Hotel Drisco offers the charm of a lovely private residence.This delightful hotel offers great service and superb ambience combined with a wonderful location and excellent amenities. We all loved the week we spent during the Christmas holidays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2007

This small, historic hotel is a gem in the beautiful Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. My wife and I have stayed there several times over the past 15 years and have always enjoyed the quiet comfort, good service, elegant neighborhood featuring foreign embassies, and the delicious breakfast that is offered. The room rates are reasonable; you get good value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2007

The European Charm of this hotel cannot be explained in words. The charming parlor, rooms, and gathering room plus location, views, service, maintenance and amenities are phenominal. Don't need a restaurant as there are so many charming ones within walking distance. And talk of service - the bellhop from the hotel went to the liquor store for us to grab... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2007

I can understand all the rave revues, since I succumb to the same charm. Bur those choosing Drisco for the first time need to know more than that its ambience, service, maintenance, and amenities are especially good, and that your fellow guests are interesting and amiable for the most part over a glass of wine. But there is no restaurant,... More

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Address: 2901 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94115
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Pacific Heights
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Drisco Hotel San Francisco
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#1 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco #2 Family Hotel in San Francisco #3 Business Hotel in San Francisco #4 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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The Hotel Drisco, constructed in 1903, blends traditional elegance with the convenience, comfort, and amenities of a world-class modern hotel. Our warm hospitality, inviting atmosphere, and impeccable service are designed to please business and leisure travelers alike. Our complimentary services include a gourmet continental breakfast, evening wine reception, chauffeured sedan service to several popular San Francisco locations and complimentary high-speed Internet access. ... more   less 
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