Drisco Hotel San Francisco, San Francisco, California
The elegant Hotel Drisco sits in beautiful Pacific Heights, nestled seamlessly amidst the celebrated mansions and stunning bay and city views of this legendary neighborhood. The Drisco is two blocks from the verdant Presidio Park, two miles from the famous Haight-Ashbury district and comfortably removed from the bustle of downtown. Located a mile from the hotel and lined with century-old eucalyptus and pine trees, the 18-hole Presidio Golf Course lies deep inside the city’s lush park near the Golden Gate Bridge. Originally constructed in 1903, this small, boutique hotel blends traditional elegance with the convenience and comfort of a world-class modern hotel. Guests enjoy complimentary, gourmet buffet breakfasts and evening wine aperitifs. The Hotel Drisco also offers complimentary and Town Car service to the financial district every weekday morning. Guests also can use the hotel’s fitness and business centers. The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but concierges can recommend many of the restaurants five blocks away in the Union-Fillmore area. The hotel 48 guestrooms offer views of the city or an interior courtyard. The decor includes custard-yellow walls with white panels, accented by jade-colored porcelain lamps, pillows and armchairs. All rooms feature fancy Aveda toiletries, cable TVs, VCRs, bathrobes, desks, minibars and slippers. A Joie de Vivre Boutique hotel, the Drisco is popular with a mix of business and leisure travelers, who sometimes book stays for more than a month.