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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Drisco

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Hotel Drisco
Ranked #1 of 227 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
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Bozeman, Montana, United States
1 review
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“Heidi P”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2011

What a wonderful place to land! Really a great location within a neighborhood that offers great views, walks, architecture and restaurants. We visited with a group of friends who travel quite a bit and everyone was wowed by this place! Be sure to make time for breakfast, it is a delicious way to start the day. Don't let the separate bath arrangement keep you from staying here - it is not an inconvenience. My husband and I will be back...hopefully with more friends to enjoy Hotel Drisco!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Hotel Drisco and we absolutely loved it. The rooms are beautiful, clean and updated but with an old world feel. The staff is so helpful at guiding you with restaurant reservations and areas to visit. They make you feel like royalty. We especially enjoyed the wine reception and breakfast the next morning. This was our first visit to SFO and we will definitely come back and stay here again. It made our trip so much more enjoyable.

Room Tip: We stayed in the room just over the Pacific Ave side of the building and it was amazing.
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2011

Everyone else has said it all, a great find, in a lovely established neighborhood, a perfect place for our group of four couples. Families and groups of girlfriends would also love this hotel as the suites allow for a number of configurations. Do not be put off by not having a bath in your room! It doesn't matter and in fact you have extra privacy. If you are addicted to air conditioning, you won't find it here, nor do all rooms have a view. Staff just terrific. Beds and linens top notch. Breakfast, included in the price (and your local friends can join you for a small fee!), is brilliant, and a good place to meet and mingle with other guests, who seemed to be from all over the world. Oh, and do not hesitate to walk down the hill and back the few blocks, even at night, to fun Fillmore Street for shops, food and services.

Room Tip: Ask for room with outside view.
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2011

This hotel is just fantastic. From start to finish, this is what a hotel experience should be.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2011

This is a perfect choice for anyone looking for a comfortable, classy retreat from the city. From the location to the outstanding service, we felt at home the moment we walked through the door. The staff were nothing less than wonderful -- warm and accommodating, knowledgable about the city, and were a joy just to talk with. Be sure to take a few moments to talk with the doormen and the older gentlemen who work the breakfasts and afternoon wine reception. They are so delightful and charming. Besides providing spot-on restaurant recommendations (at even the trendiest of restaurants), they all have interesting stories about life in the city. I would stay again in a heartbeat here just to talk with them more. The rooms are very comfortable with their beautiful city views and luxury bedding. The continental breakfast shouldn't be missed. It reminded us of breakfasts we had in Europe -- brioche buns, fresh and dried fruit, cereals, yogurts, a selection of meats and cheeses and much more. They even had clotted cream and a variety of fruit preserves!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2011

This is one of the world's great hotels. The location is brilliant, the service is outstanding and the suite we had was just perfect for a family of four. Children (13/11) really enjoyed this hotel. One last thing: Spend the $75 to buy the 'Hotel Drisco' dressing gown. Worth every cent.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Edmond, OK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2011

As with all the reviews on this hotel, our stay was perfect. This hotel makes you feel as though you are at home among the multi million dollar homes it is nestled between. Sitting high atop the hill in PAcfic Heights you get great city (our room 407) views or bay views. The breakfast is diverse and fantastic. The wine reception relaxing. It's quiet, elegant, and a joy to spend our anniversary at!

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Property: Hotel Drisco
Address: 2901 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94115-1011
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Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Pacific Heights
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#1 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#3 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#5 Green Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Drisco 4*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Please note that we are currently closed for renovations until July 1, 2017! 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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