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Reviewed 3 November 2012

I had no complaints with the hotel. Great staff very helpful, lovely room with all amenities one would need. Breakfast exceeded exceeded expectations i thought it would be just basic continental but there were fresh waffles boiled egg ham and chucken meat toast fresh jiuces nutella and jam for spreads. The location was not too far from union square but...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2012

We stayed here when in holiday in San Francisco for three days. I don't actually know how much the hotel was as we booked a all in one with several flights and hotels. The first impression we got of the hotel wasn't great,because we walked from the metro station to the hotel which was six blocks away, but we passed...

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Saarbrücken
Reviewed 29 October 2012

We stayed in the Cova Hotel in S.F. for three nights during our West Coast road trip in June 2012. The hotel lies in Tenderloin, which isn’t the best location in S.F, but you can reach almost every S.F. attraction walking. We saw some drug deals on the street and some people looked pretty aggressive. The hotel itself is clean...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 29 October 2012

With a bit of luck, the right attitude and some adjustments, this hotel is a good choice. Yes, the location is gross, but it's also in walking distance to many fun areas. GOOD: Hotel is modern and clean Friendly staff Comfortable beds Windows open wide Nice, large bathroom Free breakfast Walking distance to Union Square and even Giants Stadium Free...

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Newcastle upon Tyne
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Hotel: Clean, comfy beds, good facilities, recent renovation, very helpful staff, complimentary continental breakfast, free wifi (temperamental), hotel shuttle bus to tourist hot spots, noisy outside. Location: TENDERLOIN! High homeless population on the hotels door step. OK it's safe to walk down the street during the day, HOWEVER, you will walk past a number of homeless people a long the...

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Joyce P, Guest Satisfaction Ambassador at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Hello r10ley, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and it’s our pleasure for having you here at the Cova recently. We are located in the tenderloin, which is very unique part of San Francisco. Our front desk agents are knowledgeable at advising our guests which area or streets to avoid. Also, our complimentary shuttle is at your disposal...

Bristol
Reviewed 19 October 2012

My husband and I booked this hotel because the description said it was close to Union Square. (Wrong!) I had read that it was not in the best location but that you would be fine. WRONG! We got in late the first night and the streets were lined with homeless people. The next morning we got up and followed the...

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Joyce P, Guest Satisfaction Ambassador at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lindsie S, Thank you for staying at the Cova Hotel recently and we appreciate your time in sharing your experience with us. Our neighborhood is a very popular and unique part of San Francisco. There are homeless shelters a couple of blocks away from the property which we advise to all our guests. Though there is little we could...

Arnhem, Netherlands
Reviewed 18 October 2012

When we booked we were aware of the neighbourhood issues. And indeed when you travel from the airport, you see a bad neighbourhood. BUT... the hotel really makes up for everything. For the price you get a comfortable hotel and big rooms. For us this was a great deal. We had a very warm welcome by Latoya. She explained us...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 18 October 2012

This small hotel in the Tenderloin District has a nice European flavor. The staff is knowledgeable, courteous and helpful! The location is fine during the day, but a little iffy at night. (Don't make eye contact with the homeless and they won't bother you.) Van service to Fisherman's Wharf was great, as parking there is limited and costs an arm...

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Birmingham
Reviewed 17 October 2012

My partner and I booked this hotel for 4 nights and stayed for only one! We arrived around 6pm on our first day following our flight from the UK, on the way to the hotel I expected to be excited but the closer we go to the Cova the more homeless and gangs of youths were on the street corners...

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Joyce P, Guest Satisfaction Ambassador at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Dear j11cen, Thank you for choosing the Cova Hotel for your recent visit in San Francisco . More importantly, thanks for sharing your review of Cova with your fellow travelers. We would have hoped that the bus and taxi driver did not leave you with such a negative perception of the area. Regardless, we are glad you enjoyed the clean...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2012

we finshed out holiday here at the Cova hotel for 4 nights. Hotel was excellent. we were a bit early checking in and they didnt have any rooms avaialble. Not a drama we asked for directions to union square and went and done a bit of shopping, He directed us via Farrell Street. Leaving union square i seen that we...

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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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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $238 - $540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cova Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 95
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Cova Hotel San Francisco
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#63 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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