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Hotel Drisco

2901 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94115
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2006

We spent 3 wonderful nights at this hotel and could not fault it. It is a beautiful hotel in a wonderful part of town. This hotel is in a residential area in the Pacific heights area so its location may not appeal to everyone but we loved it. We were travelling with a 2 year old and this is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2006

My first impression was this place is beautiful. When I walked into the room, It was immaculate. It is the best and most beautiful hotel I have ever stayed at. Everyone was very courteous and charming. I definately would recommend to anyone to stay at Hotel Drisco and hopefully I will stay here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2006

My husband and I booked a King suite at the Hotel Drisco for our wedding night after hearing wonderful things about the hotel from our photographer. The interior was lovely (perfect for taking "getting ready" shots for the wedding). Everything was clean and fresh looking and staff was pleasant. My parents were a bit dissapointed that after ordering a bottle... More 

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We deeply regret that we were not able to rise to this newlywed couple's expectations. We accept responsibility for their understandable disappointment; we did not anticipate their return from the wedding celebration at 2:00am. We should have asked them when they expected to return so we could have had the champagne properly chilled at 2:00am. Unfortunately it was delivered, according... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2006

My business includes a fair amount of travel, and San Francisco, of course, rates high on the list of cities I call on. I am in San Francisco several times a year and the city is more inviting to me because I can stay at the Hotel Drisco. The Drisco is what I feel a real "boutique hotel" should be.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2006

We booked this hotel based on reviews here but were very disappointed. This is not a hotel but really a guest house, B+B style place. If you like to feel looked after and comfortable then this is not the place for you. It is an old house so everything creaks, this may appear charming but at 4am in the monring... More 

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The fact is that the Hotel Drisco was built in 1903 and was totally renovated and updated 8 years ago at a cost of $7 million with decor by one of California's most distuinguished interior designers. Since then our ongoing maintenance has continued renewing the facilities with new carpeting, reupholstering furniture, replacing linens, bedspreads, draperies, etc. as needed. And every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2006

I HATE to write this review because I don't want this hotel to be overwhelmed with reservations. It is THE BEST VALUE in San Francisco, a VERY expensive city for hotels. Reservations: easy and efficient thru their website. They confirmed the reservation in record time. Check-in: fast efficient and accurate. Room: Large two room suite, with nice furniture, excellent lighting,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2006

My girlfriend and I recently had a very pleasant two night stay at the Hotel Drisco. It's a cute and quiet hotel with hospitable service. The hotel is located in the Pacific Heights section of San Francisco, which is a beautiful neighborhood, but an out of the way location for most site seers. We'd stayed two nights at the Arognaut... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2006

What a nice, clean, well decorated hotel. The Hotel is off beaten path a little but is in a wonderful part of town. You are still very close to everything. Quick cab ride. We stayed in a suite which was very nice. Great views. The breakfast was very nice plenty to eat and great choices. The staff is great. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2006

We chose El Drisco in San Francisco for it's reputation for service within a boutique hotel. However, after a 5 day visit we would NOT recommend this hotel to anyone to stay in. As a result of staff losing some of our posessions whilst there, we have never experienced such poor customer service from a supposed service-oriented hotel. Not only... More 

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With regard to the guest's claim of lost pajamas, we take their complaint very seriously and regret their loss. Our Front Desk Manager assured the guests when they reported their loss at check out that we would certainly look into the matter and indeed we immediately called the laundry service we use to ask them to see if the pajamas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2006

We stayed in one of the suites in this hotel and were really impressed, it's not quite a 5 star hotel and there are little things that give that away (slight staining on the sofa for example) but it is a really classy place in a great location (albeit a long way from downtown San Francisco and the tourist traps... 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): $$$$
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Drisco Hotel San Francisco
Drisco San Francisco
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#1 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#2 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#2 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#4 Green Hotel in San Francisco

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