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Reviewed 15 September 2012

The only slight negative which has been pointed out by other reviewers is the tenderloin area. There are a particularly large number of homeless people in this area and it can at times make you feel slightly intimidated. However myself and my wife chose to walk everywhere and didn't have any trouble. If it bothers you there is a free...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 September 2012

We arrived at Cova Hotel on our honeymoon!! Checked in and got a free upgrade. 5 stars to Lotoya!! We were delighted. Wow, what a room....bigger than the bottom half of our house at home....fantastic room. No complaints at all....very clean and fresh....Great Hotel Lovely staff. Very helpful and friendly! Guided us in the right direction for everything. The free...

2Thank Joanne S
Miami, FL
Reviewed 11 September 2012

I really recommend this hotel!!! The area wasn't not the most chic but still worth it. The staff are very friendly. Rooms are modern and comfortable, bathrooms are new and with a lots of goodies. They have free internet, free (very good!) breakfast and free shuttle service to Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf many times a day.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 September 2012

This is my first trip to San Francisco and I received a very warm welcome from Mr Mark G and Mr Bhunthan P at COVA. They were really humble & sweet and checked us in as quick as possible !! Excellent room, very clean, quick check in and the staff was very cooperative and helpful. They guided us to the...

1Thank sunnyj1984
Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2012

The area wasn't brilliant but with very specific and caring directions you can be in Union Square in 10 mins walking. The hotel also provide a free shuttle service to Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf. The hotel provides a free breakfast and has a great rooftop area. The rooms are modern and comfortable and the staff are extremely helpful. I...

1Thank Judy63_04
Lodi, California
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We were very pleased with the clean and friendly enviroment. The only draw back was the neighborhood was not the best. But we had no problems getting around. Angelo and the staff were very fun to deal with . They went out of their way to make our trip comfortable. If you are looking for a clean updated and a...

1Thank cheryl h
Gardnerville, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 5 August 2012

We had a wonderful stay at the Cova hotel. The rooms were clean and comfortable. For the price we could not have found a better hotel. They offer a great shuttle service which is a life saver in a city that has absolutely no parking anywhere, well unless you want to pay an arm and a leg. The staff was...

1Thank Jodi Q
Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 31 July 2012

Our stay at Cova was wonderful. The room was very clean and the bathroom was modern and clean. We were given the option of which floor and whether we wanted a quiet room towards the back or a noisier one. The staff at the front desk were extremely helpful with advice from tourist ideas to restaurants to which movie theater...

1Thank David C
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 30 July 2012

One word. Terrible. On the first night huge noise woke us up at 5.30 AM. It was the sound of the gym next door... Walls in this property seem to be made of paper - we thought we are in the middle of Times Square at rush hours. I called the reception to complain about 5.30 AM 'early wake-up' and...

3Thank Jakub77
Joyce P, Guest Satisfaction Ambassador at Cova Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Mr. Jakub, Thank you for your recent stay at the Cova and we regret that we failed to meet your expectations. We do apologize for the huge noise that you encountered around 5:30am due to our fitness center being open during early hours of the day. We realized that the convenience of having our fitness center open 24/7 causes...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Our stay at The Cova was great. Rooms were nice and tidy and the bathroom was a decent size, breakfast was great as there was a range of food available. Front desk were really friendly and extremely helpful, special mention going to Michael. The location was both great and a 'wee' but scary. Location great because it was a couple...

Thank Leigh H

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
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 - $543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cova Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Cova Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#63 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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“i would choose this again anyday”
 of 5 bubbles mavinsyoung, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I think its quieter at higher floors, cannot say for sure. We had corner room and it was pretty quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“7th floor because the balcony was next floor up”
 of 5 bubbles carter72, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Something facing away from Ellis St may keep out the noise of street arguments every night.”
 of 5 bubbles 665StevenR, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“inside rooms may be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles JimR387, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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