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Cova Hotel

3.0 of 5 655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As per other reviews the area may put you off, however, I enjoyed being a couple of blocks up from union sq, easy and safe walk down into town, convenient to catch bus or couple of blocks to the trams. The room was immaculate, quiet. The staff friendly and welcoming. As a vegetarian found breakfast terrible really only cereal and... More 

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We want to thank you so much for all your kinds words about the Hotel Property. To know that we were able to succeed in... More 

Tokyo
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in San Francisco on Holiday and stayed the last one night at Cova Hotel. The hotel reception was very warming and welcoming atmosphere with pretty Christmas decollation. Staff at reception were friendly, helpful and pleasant especially Lauren. The room was modern, nice, clean and quite specious in downtown with good quality of bathroom amenities. My room was back... More 

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip during the Holidays. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. Thank you for giving us an in depth overview... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

In town for a convention at Moscone. Family joined up at the end of the trip. This was not one of the "convention hotels", but was at a comparable price. Stayed in room 304 -- back side, away from the street (not too much noise), and just high enough to be above the neighboring roof, so could see city hall.... More 

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. There are a lot of hotels in San Francisco that are... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

place is clean, restaurant is expensive with a poor choice, breakfast is disgusting and a rip off, rooms are ok but no aircon, location is poor it’s in a district called the tender loin, its in-between 3 churches that give out food to the homeless so there are a lot of homeless living next to the hotel, you will be... More 

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are so sad to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at the Cova due to it's location. We do understand that we... More 

gold coast
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The hotel rooms are clean and roomy, and the bed comfy. Breakfast is good meats, cheeses, toast, yogurt and fresh fruit. The only thing is the location, lots of homeless people on the street as there are 2 churches that feed them so they hang out here. The hotel does offer a free shuttle which takes you to Union square... More 

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are pleased to know that the staff especially Christian was able to make your stay with us extra memorable. He is surely a great... More 

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Anyone who decided to rate this hotel as 'poor' or 'terrible' are doing it a massive disservice. Which is interesting considering how out of their way the staff make your stay a great one. Lets get to the basics; yes, this hotel is not in the best area. Tenderloin is well known for it's homeless community, and if you go... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We want to thank you so much for all your kinds words about the Hotel Property, our Hotel Staff especially Lorence, and your overall experience.... More 

Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel, very good service from all the staff. Always ready to help you.Room are clean, It is worth to buy the bus, tramways pass. You can go around very easily. The surrounding of the hotel is not the best but the service, their free shuttle service and the price is worth the consideration

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. Thank you for giving us an in depth overview of your entire... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Made two reservations for two "city view" rooms with king size bed. Got two on the first floor with view to a wall just above the noisy valet parking. Frontdesk lady at night really rude with no idea of customer service. Never apologized for not having the rooms reservation was made for. Supposedly no rooms available, but after complaining 10... More 

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Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We deeply apologize that the service we provide here did not meet your expectations and that the room that we provided you was unfortunately not... More 

prince albert, sk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I chose this hotel because the free shuttle to Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square. I understood this was not the most upscale location, we felt safe the entire time. The staff were amazing. Lawrence is very knowledgeable and always willing to offer advice he is fun and always smiling. Glenn (The Music Man) was our driver most of the time,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm very proud Lorence and Glenn were able to accommodate you with great... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Couldn't fault hotel was good. Eilis St was a experience. It was dirty and smelly. It was full of addicts looking for money. In morning they were like zombies. Didn't feel safe walking to or from the hotel and was worse at night time. The second day of our visit we used taxi to return to hotel.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Matthew_Salvan, Manager at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you have encountered while staying at the Cova Hotel. We are in the center of downtown San... More 

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Additional Information about Cova Hotel

Address: 655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cova Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Cova Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#44 Green Hotel in San Francisco

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