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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 9 May 2012

I read a lot of good and bad reviews on tripadvisor before i stayed during my recent vacation in April. I was skeptical about the homeless people and the noise that was mentioned in the reviews. There are homeless people around but the hotel has a wonderful option of pick up and drop of his guest to Union Square/Fishermans Wharf...Great...

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Gladstone, Oregon
Reviewed 4 May 2012

The hotel was better than expected. Clean and quiet room with a nice bathroom and comfy beds.The staff could not have been better. They went out of their way continuously to make our stay pleasurable. my one minor complaint was the breakfast served on the 8th floor was just OK. Areas that could be improved was eliminate the fake cheese...

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1Thank Pat S
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2012

This hotel was our first stop in America. We really enjoyed our stay here, the rooms were clean and a good size. The hotel lobby is a nice place to relax while you wait for your room and they also kindly hold your bags. There is also plenty of maps of San Francisco and plenty of brochure with things to...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 May 2012

The Cova Hotel is an awful neighborhood. Ellis Street is full of crack heads. It's not safe. When we arrived, the Front Desk couldn't find our reservation. Once they did find it, there wasn't a room ready. The price point is too high. The continental breakfast is low quality food. Overall we had an awful experience.

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

Hello LittleKingWeilert, Thank you for staying at the Cova Hotel recently and we appreciate your time in sharing your experience with us. We regret that our immediate area did not meet your expectations. 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...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2012

The hotel is excellent and I'm told the Tenderloin is up and coming but believe what people say, it is rough area. Convenient to get to Union Square and Market for shopping, yes and the safety of other tourists and office workers. Not many of them to be seen around the Tenderloin. I took the BART from the airport and...

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2Thank Antoniofiorucci
Melbourne
Reviewed 28 April 2012

I really recommend you pay close attention to the environment in which this hotel is located. We recently stayed there for one night and couldn't wait to get up and out of there, and to a new hotel. Its location on Ellis St places it in the middle of homeless shelters, strip clubs, massage parlours and street workers on many...

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

Dear James C, We would like to thank you for your recent stay at the Cova Hotel and we appreciate your honest feedback. We apologize for the discomfort you felt during your stay. We are located in tenderloin, which is very distinctive part of San Francisco. We are aware of our area and we always put our guest’s safety and...

Cobham
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Excellent budjet hotel in not the best area of San Francisco, however the hotel itself is clean secure and has good facilities. I got a better deal on bookings.com than the standard $180 a night rate. The staff were very friendly and helpful at all times and the inclusive breakfast more than adequate. I wish I had noticed the free...

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1Thank Anthony S
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Let me start off by saying: For those who are afraid of the location/area/people.... it's really not that bad. There are a few bums and questionable looking people around, but it's no different than any big city. I was there with my mom, and we never felt threatened or scared, even at night. We were never approached, harassed, or bothered...

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2Thank StanleyParkSeawall
Brisbane
Reviewed 23 April 2012

The Cova Hotel is our first stop on a very long trip all around America. Friendly service and willing smiles are everywhere. There's a free shuttle to Fisherman's Wharf and to the centre of the city, but both are quite cose. Cable cars also run close (ish) to the hotel leaving a few interesting blocks to walk along. There are...

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UK
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Staff - very helpful and friendly Rooms - OK, a little tired but clean. Bathroom - good/clean (extractor fan can't be turned off - bit disturbing if you're a light sleeper) Breakfast - Basic but Good Area - good for getting to all attractions/transport/shopping but If you want to see the best of the city then it's not ideal...... we...

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Amenities

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $164 - $477 (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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#62 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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“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
“Our room opened to the side and I found it very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Pif1, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If traveling with family, take the one bedroom suite , includes a kitchen which is very comfortable and useful when traveling with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles florcych, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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