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Cornell Hotel de France

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   715 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Downtown)
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for 4 nights. It was just as described - we booked a cosy room but very comfortable and more than adequate for our stay. Friendly and helpful staff . Would stay again! Location for our touristy needs was superb. Breakfast options and quality was very nice. We also dined at their in-house, French restaurant which we thoroughly enjoyed... More

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Nevada City, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed this hotel. Location and staff excellent-good parking available across the street at good rate Rooms typical european size rooms--small but adequate and very clean. Breakfast to order and very cheerful staff. great location on cable car line. We will be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Cornel hotel was clean, friendly and in a excellent location. The rooms were nice and comfortable and they had a full complimentary American breakfast. San Francisco is expensive I found The Cornell to be affordable and a good buy for the money

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Charming, comfortable, perfectly located--I rarely use the word "unique," but this lovely little hotel is one of a kind. Travelers, take the reviews seriously: this is a European-style hotel, more like what Americans would term a B&B, with en suite baths. If you want large rooms and 24/7 room service and fitness center and so forth, this is not for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again (7 times in 13 years), everything was great: large room, comfortable bed, great new concierge Michel (a 7-month old Golden Retriever), pleasant and quick staff service and a wonderful 4-course dinner in the restaurant/come museum Joanne d' Arc. Fabulous location 2 blocks from Union Square and 100 ft from the Powell Street cable car.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here. It was central to pretty much everything, and after long days of exploring and walking up and down those hills it was just like walking through your own front door - it felt like home. It is an old building so all its imperfections just added to its charm. If you are expecting large rooms... More

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Claude L, Owner at Cornell Hotel de France, responded to this review

Dear Enid, Thank you so much for your recent visit and you subsequent good review. Cornell Hotel de France has been our home for the past forty eight years, it is our creation and our pleasure is to share it with appreciative customers like you. Air conditioning is not necessary in San Francisco where we have hardly ten very hot... More

Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely LOVED this hotel. I was a little nervous to book a hotel online in a city I had never been to, but I will definitely be going back again and recommending it to everyone I know. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful, the complementary breakfast is delightful, and the location is perfect-just close enough to Union Square.... More

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Claude L, Owner at Cornell Hotel de France, responded to this review

Dear MeagAsh, We just loved your comment so spontaneous and generous for us. You enjoy being at our hotel and described well what we offer and try to achieve.Thank you for mentioning that our breakfast is complimentary and served in the beautiful dining room of Restaurant Jeanne d' Arc. Merci beaucoup et revenez Warm regards Claude Lambert - Owner More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find! Right in the middle of all the action, beautiful European decor, excellent restaurant on site with wonderful hot breakfast included. Great service and good value. We were very satisfied with our stay at the Cornell.

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Claude L, Owner at Cornell Hotel de France, responded to this review

Dear YSkeete, Thank you for your review showing your satisfaction with our Cornell Hotel de France. We are glad that you found us and would be happy to welcome you again. Warm regards Claude Lambert - Owner More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love so many things about this hotel that I'm not quite sure where to begin. Let me start with the magnificent little dining room where the complimentary breakfast is served each morning. Everything about it is exquisite. Our triple room was light airy and quiet. All I could hear was the sounds of the streetcars down below. Quintessential San... More

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Claude L, Owner at Cornell Hotel de France, responded to this review

Dear FamilyGalDallas, Thank you for sharing your good opinion of our small hotel with the readers of Trip Advisor. A comment like yours is a reward for us and we hope to have your visit in the future. Merci, Warm regards Claude Lambert - Owner More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been staying at this hotel several times over the past years. It's centrally located, the staff is very friendly, the rooms are cozy and uniquely decorated. Breakfast is good, the dinners at the restaurant Jeanne d'Arc are fabulous. The parking garage is right across the street, with a modest fee for San Francisco. I think it's a great place... More

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Claude L, Owner at Cornell Hotel de France, responded to this review

Dear Tina T, Thank you very much for your kind words. It is a reward for everybody working at our Cornell Hotel de France and we are happy to know that we shall have the pleasure to welcome you again. Warm regards Claude Lambert - Owner More

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Address: 715 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cornell Hotel de France 3*
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