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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Central location, nice hotel, nice rooms, parking at a reasonable fee, breakfast included. The only problem is the neighborhood: homeless people, people using marijuana at daylight time. Just need to be careful when walking around the hotel.

Thank marcolopes
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2013

You get what you pay for at the Cova, At best It's an OK hotel, a few of the staff need to sue the charm school, not sure what continent the continental breakfast comes from, the only hot thing on the menu is the toast if you have the patience to wait for it to go round the conveyer a...

1Thank leight4590
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Me, my mom and sister were planning a girls trip to San Francisco but when we searched for hotels, they were all very expensive. We were ready to give up when my sister found the Cova and it was a great value. At first we were reluctant to book it because of the area it's in but my sister was...

1Thank edmontonian1977
East London, South Africa
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Lovely neat , clean and modern rooms. Reception is also modern. Security is good, as homeless people tend to wander into buildings. You needed your key card to enter. Felt very safe. Great value. They have free shuttle at set times. To Drop and collect. You need to phone 30 mins before hand, being six we found at times that...

Thank bucketlist500
Reno, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 14 January 2013

My husband and I stayed here during the last weekend in December 2012, and it was definitely pleasant. We didn't have any problem with noise. The room seemed very clean and well-kept. Our room with a King bed was pretty large, however, it took a while to get the room even remotely warm since the heater just blows out one...

1Thank Lissa C
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I stayed at the Cova during a recent conference in SF. The price was unbeatable and it allowed me to stay for 1 week with the budget I had for 4 days of conference. The hotel itself is nice, nothing fancy, but the rooms are spacious, have a nice comfortable bed and a desk, and the free wifi works well....

1Thank Bobped
Vancouver British Columbia
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We really enjoyed this hotel. It was very nicely appointed, from the attractive natural stone entrance, lobby fireplace and well furnished room. The staff was helpful when we needed a sewing kit and some extra hangers and arranging the shuttle bus to the airport. The hotel provided a free shuttle to Union Square. We also used the business centre to...

1Thank Varty_10
Australind, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We stayed at this hotel as the pictures looked good on the Internet. When we got there though we had a room that had a locked bath and all the water would not drain away. It eventually got fixed after a few days. We also got a free breakfast each morning however the woman working was extremely unhelpful when you...

Thank Leah19655
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Very pleased with my room on 4th floor. Not big but big enough for my needs. Breakfast good but with somewhat limited choice. Nice view from top floor where breakfast is served. Staff pleasant and reasonably efficient. Did take a few minutes to have my room ready even though I arrived at 2 pm. Wall to neighboring room not paper...

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Reviewed 12 December 2012

The hotel is clean, personel kind and professional, rooms very comfortable and breakfast ok. The only problem is the location (although very central) in an area with a bad reputation. But i never had the feeling to be in danger, just the presence of so many homeless made me uncomfortable.

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • 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
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  • 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: $244 - $527 (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
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#63 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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“Non smoking”
454heatherp, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“i would choose this again anyday”
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.”
, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“7th floor because the balcony was next floor up”
carter72, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Something facing away from Ellis St may keep out the noise of street arguments every night.”
665StevenR, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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