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Cova Hotel

3.0 of 5 655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at Cova Hotel. It is in a unique neighborhood which gives you real experience in San Francisco.The front desk was super friendly The room was clean and big enough for us. The rooftop was excellent to be at nights. The free breakfast was ok, but could be better. The Valet parking was way cheaper than other... 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 are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that we were able to assist you with great service.... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

i stayed at Cova for 7 days from 23rd december 2014..from the moment we walked in staff so friendly and could not do enough to help us (arrived after 11 hour flight and airline had lost both our cases)but hotel put us in right direction to buy clothes,essentials ect..room excellent..breakfasts were very good and the one evening meal we had... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
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. I'm proud to hear that my staff did an amazing job in... More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If ownership would put a few dollars into keeping the hotel up-to-date, it would allow me to give an additional star. Daytime service was good, overnight staff not so swift. Fitness center small but decent. Rooftop nice but needs work. Meeting space only okay. Location is not desirable but not unsafe per se. Beds comfortable but no A/C. If I... More 

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. Your observations will be addressed especially with keeping the hotel up to date. We are in the beautification process as we speak in which the... More 

Portland, Oregon
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had the good fortune of staying at the COVA during a short business trip to San Francisco, Jan. 9 to 11. Aside from the lovely, clean and comfortable room, the best part of my stay was the staff of friendly and interested personnel. I have stayed at bigger, pricier hotels in San Fran on business, but have never felt... More 

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 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

As a hotel, the place is not bad whatsoever. Clean comfortable lobby, spacious rooms, large bathrooms, decent free breakfast included in the rate. If the experience was limited to just that , I would have given it 5 stars. But that was not the case. 1. Pulling up to the hotel, you find yourself in one of the sketchiest neighborhoods... 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 happy to know that the overall hotel was to your satisfaction. What we do apologize for is the dissatisfaction of our hotel. We... More 

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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

we stayed her from the 19/12/14 - 22/12/14 and loved it, the room was very big and spacious , the staff were very friendly and helpful with anything we needed , they booked tours for us and we used the free shuttle service everyday to either Union square or Fishermans wharf. The free breakfast that was included was very good... More 

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. On behalf of the entire staff at the Cova Hotel we would like to thank you for all your kind words. We are so pleased... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My 1-day experience at COVA hotel was very good. The interiors of the hotel are excellent for the price, the included breakfast was way better than the continental breakfast that comes with days inn. Only downside is that it is situated in a not-so-nice neighborhood. While walking back late in the night we saw groups of people at several places... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
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 and was able to enjoy breakfast at MrCrave restaurant that is located at... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Not the best location...there are a lot of homeless people in the area due to a shelter and food service two blocks down the road. The hotel go out of their way to explain the best routes to and from the hotel although the area did not feel safe to me. The hotel has a convenient shuttle service to Japan... More 

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

First off, I deeply apologize for my late response. We wanted to 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... More 

Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This hotel is clean and roomy. The bathroom is modern and spacious. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We had an issue with our pre booked shuttle supershuttle in which the driver pretty much left us to find our own way to the airport within 1.5 hours. An employee at the hotel called heaps of transport companies and organised... More 

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 back in December 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 really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm very proud that my staff was... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

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 

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. 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 

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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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