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BRISTOL
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Absolutely excellent hotel! They make it clear that you pay a lil less for not having all the amenities that people rarely use....and it's true! You can bring your own takeout and beverages to your room, no pressure to eat in their establishment although there food is good too. Free shuttle service to the main points of San Francisco and...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i stayed at the the Cova and I must say it was great, Jacqueline checked me in was great with lots of laughs about the rain, she was super helpful and was also the shuttle bus driver. the staff was very helpful and wonderful. It was lots of homeless people but they didnt bother us any. we feel in love...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Look the Cova Hotel was nice, the staff were friendly and helpful which is great! But we wouldn't stay here again due to the area we were in. Your not in either Fishermans wharf or union square and if you do a hop on and off bus your not near any stops. We used Uber a fair bit to get...

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Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So lets start off by the initial check in process. I was greeted by an old african american female who was REALLY RUDE. She cut me off in the middle of a question. Luckily the next day she was gone and TARA was there who made up for her bad customer service. Tara was very kind, and attentive. The location...

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Burntisland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Was so nervous after reading the reviews, have been to sf many times but never this hotel and omg! Loved it. Half the price of other hotels, close to everything, shuttle available but because of closeness to everything I just used uber and was cheap enough. Clean modern hotel, good beds lively bathroom. Neighbour hood has a lot of homeless...

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Good day Ruth, Thank you for your most recent review. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and found our hotel to be of Comfort and Value. Cova stands for Comfort and Value and to know that you experienced both is fantastic. Thank you so much for giving us a chance despite your...

Reviewed 1 week ago

From outside hotel is amazingly good looking. Room was very clean, staff were really helpful and super kind. Hotel position was really good, near to Union Square where you can walk in 5minutes and from there you can get anywhere very easily. Tours were easily booked from the reception and taxi´s / uber can be ordered from the reception as...

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent review. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and found our hotel to be of Comfort and Value. We are glad that you enjoyed our rooftop terrace located on the 8th Floor. We surely have some great views up there. We appreciate you staying with us and...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is tough to gauge something unknown unless you get a first hand experience of it. So, first time in San Francisco that too an Indian knowing nothing about the culture (the real world I mean just from the books movies TV is not knowing) seeing so many homeless people was a shock, honestly. Not that we do not have...

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent review of your stay with us. We truly understand your observation with the neighborhood in which we try our very best to educate each guest once they arrive to the hotel about areas to avoid and what not. Cova does stand for Comfort and Value so we try our very best to provide both...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cova provided us with exactly what it said on the tin (unlike some hotels). The location, rooms and services were perfectly adequate for the price, which was reasonable. Staff were happy and helpful, and a good breakfast was included. There are no fridge faciliites in the rooms, which was a surpise, but I guess keeps costs down, and the...

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Good day Howard! Thank you so much for your most recent review of the Cova Hotel. We are so delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our hotel to be of Comfort and Value which Cova stands for. We very much hope to see you in the very near future so if ever there is...

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has a good location near the downtown center of San Fransisco. The room was clean, breakfast was very good and even the gym was well equipped. Front desk staff is extremly friendly and helpful at all times. Just a couple of things could use improvement. The gym needs to be looked after more frequently (need to have some...

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Good day Anne, Thank you for your very kind review of the Cova Hotel. We are so happy to know that your stay with us was pleasant. We appreciate your feedback as well and will surely look into options to enhance the guest's gym experience. Cova stands for Comfort and Value and to know that you experienced both is great....

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was very clean, stylish, confortable and quiet. The complimentary breakfast buffet in the adjacent restaurant was good. Lovely rooftop indoor lounge area, and outdoor patio with fantastic views all around. The neighborhood around the hotel feels a little uncomfortable, but no one bothered us--no panhandling or hassle. We walked from the...

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of San Francisco, the COVA Hotel offers a delightful haven for travelers seeking spacious and comfortable lodging in a downtown atmosphere. COVA Hotel offers comfort, value, service and design. Newly renovated and providing the highest level of services at an affordable rate, our goal is to make your stay enjoyable. Room rates include complimentary continental breakfast and transportation to Union Square. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cova Hotel

Address: 655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: RM757 - RM1,718 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cova Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Cova Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#63 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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“i would choose this again anyday”
 of 5 bubbles mavinsyoung, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I think its quieter at higher floors, cannot say for sure. We had corner room and it was pretty quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“7th floor because the balcony was next floor up”
 of 5 bubbles carter72, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Something facing away from Ellis St may keep out the noise of street arguments every night.”
 of 5 bubbles 665StevenR, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“inside rooms may be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles JimR387, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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