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Cornell Hotel de France

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Stay in the Heart of San Francisco Discover the charm and elegance of France in the heart of downtown San Francisco at this family-owned and operated hotel, ideally placed within walking distance of vibrant Union Square. Cornell Hotel de France boasts an exceptional location close to many of the city's main points of interest. The theater district as well as the legendary Chinatown can be found only minutes from the hotel. The city's historic cable car system is also easily accessible and provides service to many areas of the city. Originally built in 1910, the Cornell combines old-world charm with today's modern amenities such as wireless internet access. Start the day with a breakfast at the hotel's on-site renowned restaurant, Jeanne d'Arc. Admire prints of masterpieces from famous artists throughout the hotel. Union Square is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping, restaurants and city trip.
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Special Deal:Free breakfast with your stay
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
221Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
107Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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715 Bush Street Bush Street/Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3402
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SFO Intl Airport12 mi
Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport11 mi
Powell St8 min
Powell St8 min
Neighborhood
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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All reviews jeanne d'arc golden retriever french hotel basement restaurant french theme claw foot tub different french artist hand painted union square charming hotel cable car small hotel hot breakfast breakfast was included two blocks powell st small room
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Reviewed yesterday

Our room was super small and had maybe 1-2 feet of space from the bed to either wall. Our window was facing a brick wall which was unfortunate but at least we weren't in the room much. Super quiet and surprisingly large and clean bathroom...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Debbie Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our annual tradition of a December visit to San Francisco always includes a stay at the Cornell. No other place embraces the season like the Cornell. We love all of their over the top holiday decorations, the quaint rooms, the restaurant & great food, an...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I spent last night in a very nicely appointed room,the reception lady was very accommodating and called a cab for us to go to our dinner Engagement.Unknown to us they have a great French Restaurant on sight that we will try when...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank frau
Reviewed 5 days ago

Quirky and charming hotel, very nice hotel staff, decorated very festively for the holidays. Located on a busy street, but since our room was not in the front, it was quiet. This is an older building, so our room was small. But the bath was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank wearygypsy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a small 3-star hotel located on Bush just around the corner from Powell—a block away from Union Square. Family run, it takes you back to a French country hotel in decor. The rooms are small but comfortable and the hotel is spotlessly...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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JoLee B
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October 21, 2018|
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The triple we used had room for 3 bedding only
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September 29, 2018|
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We didn’t have breakfast at the hotel. As for the weather it can be cold at night I suggest you to bring worm clothes
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"Request off the street"
wearygypsy
6 days ago
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"2 rooms each floor face the street (x00 and x01, so note that noise is an issue for you. I got 400 and..."
smvmd
Sep 8, 2018
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"There are 6 floors to the hotel, we stayed on 2nd floor and can walk up the stairs by ourselves. There is..."
rainbowl428
Aug 18, 2018
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"Great elevator (Lift) Beautiful dinning room"
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Aug 4, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$122 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnion Square
NUMBER OF ROOMS
58
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