Cova Hotel - San Francisco

655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, United States, 94109  show map
 3 stars
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Cova Hotel - San Francisco

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Verified Reviews:

  • No ac - Rooftop terrace - Great big tv
  • Service is amazing - Room is clean - I recommend it
  • Nice rooms - Breathtaking views of the city - Totally recommend this place
  • $25 valet parking fee - Hotel is modern - Large bathroom
  • Staff are friendly - Beds were uncomfortable - Free shuttle bus

Overview

Offering 95 rooms, the superior Cova Hotel features a sunbathing terrace and a nightclub available on site. The hotel was opened in 1969, renovated in 2008 and is housed in a 5-storey building.

The property is notable for its beautiful setting in the heart of San Francisco close to BART - Civic Center subway station and provides access to Fisherman's Wharf, The Mechanics Monument and Painted Ladies in a 20-minute walk. Nestled in the theater district and 2 km from the city center.

Cova Hotel lies near hills and a valley as well as a golden beach.

Market St & Larkin St train station is swiftly reachable. San Francisco International airport is approximately 20 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

Cova Hotel offers non-smoking rooms with a trouser press, music system, pay television, a French balcony and a mini-refrigerator as well as a dishwasher, a microwave and coffee/tea makers. Many rooms come with a panoramic view over the city. The rooms are designed with modern décor and have carpet floors.

Eat & Drink

Dining options include a delicious continental breakfast served every morning. At the 24-hour restaurant guests can enjoy fusion cuisine. Guests can relax in the snack bar serving complimentary drinks. A market area features Sai Jai Thai Restaurant and Sao Bien within 100 meters of the venue.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of USD 5 per person per night. 

Services

Aside from a luggage storage, a lift and an ATM, guests can make use of ironing service, porter service and shuttle service.

Relax

Active travelers will appreciate a fitness centre and a gym available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   95.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Gay friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Dinner

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Microphone
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Cova Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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Hotel Address:

655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, United States, 94109

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.1 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    2.1 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Civic Center Station
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Pagolac (cuisine: Vietnamese, Asian)
    70 m
  • Turtle Tower Restaurant (cuisine: Vietnamese)
    70 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.8 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    95

Rooms and availability

Cova Hotel photos Room Superior Room
Superior Room
Bed type: Double beds or 2 Queen-size beds or Queen-size bed
Size: 23 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shower
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Cozy bright room includes a work desk, a snug arm-chair and a convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
    Cova Hotel photos Room Deluxe Room
    Deluxe Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
    Size: 32 m²
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    Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a small sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

    Cova Hotel photos Room Suite
    Suite
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    Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom, a comfortable well-furnished living room, a fully equipped kitchen and a convenient bathroom.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Cova Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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    Hotel Address:

    655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, United States, 94109

    Get directions
    City Center
    • San Francisco
      1.1 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
      2.1 km
    Underground stations
    • BART - Civic Center Station
      600 m
    • Bus stop
      200 m
    Restaurants
    • Pagolac (cuisine: Vietnamese, Asian)
      70 m
    • Turtle Tower Restaurant (cuisine: Vietnamese)
      70 m
    Beaches
    • North Beach
      1.8 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of floors:
      5
    • Number of rooms:
      95

    Cova Hotel Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    Convention centers

    Sport related

    Shopping areas

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Museums

    • Tenderloin Reflection Ctr - 300 m
    • Asian Art Museum - 400 m
    • Euro Pacific Art Inc - 500 m
    • Shaping San Francisco Museum - 500 m
    • California Assembly of Local - 600 m

    Halls

    • Show Folks of America - 400 m
    • Post Street Pavilion - 400 m
    • Regency Building - 500 m
    • Renaissance Ballroom - 500 m
    • Saint Mary's Cathedral-Assumption - 600 m
    • Odd Fellows Building - 600 m
    • Zellerbach Rehearsal Hall - 600 m

    Universities, Institutes

    Theaters

    Medical care and Hospitals

    • US Veterans Ctr - 300 m
    • Saint Francis Memorial Hosp - 500 m

    Underground stations

    Local attractions

    • Alamo Square - 1.6 km
      Fulton St. at Steiner St., San Francisco
    • Wells Fargo History Museum - 1.6 km
      420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
    • North Beach - 1.8 km
      Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
    • Pacific Heights - 1.6 km
      2356 Pine Street (at Fillmore), San Francisco
    • Union Street - 1.7 km
      Union Street Association: 1686 Union St., San Francisco

    Near the hotel

    • Asian Art Museum - 440 m
      200 Larkin Street, San Francisco
    • San Francisco Public Library - 570 m
      100 Larkin Street at Fulton, San Francisco
    • San Francisco City Hall - 640 m
      1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco
    • San Francisco Ballet - 690 m
      401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
    • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church - 470 m
      330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
    • International Art Museum of America - 590 m
      1025 Market Street, San Francisco
    • War Memorial Opera House - 690 m
      301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, San Francisco

    Restaurants nearby

    • Pagolac - 70 m

      Address: 655 Larkin St
      Phone: 415-776-3234

      73% likes this, based on 44 reviews
      Cuisine: Vietnamese, Asian
      Price Range: CAD 3 - CAD 29

    • Sao Bien - 80 m

      Address: 701 Larkin St
      Phone: 4158851274

      54% likes this, based on 27 reviews

    • Red Crawfish - 90 m

      Address: 611 Larkin Street

      86% likes this, based on 37 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian
      Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 40

    • Turtle Tower Restaurant - 70 m

      Address: 645 Larkin St
      Phone: 415-409-3333

      63% likes this, based on 31 reviews
      Cuisine: Vietnamese
      Price Range: CAD 6 - CAD 13

    • Bodega Bistro - Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine - 90 m

      Address: 607 Larkin St
      Phone: 415-921-1218

      77% likes this, based on 37 reviews
      Cuisine: Vietnamese
      Price Range: CAD 19 - CAD 26

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of floors:
      5
    • Number of rooms:
      95
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    Cova Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Cova Hotel

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 385 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      9.2

      Classy, very clean and comfortable, with diverse patrons.

      Housekeeping does not understand English very well.

    • Family with children
      5.0

      The room was fairly clean.

      The was no pool and the location was a block away from the homeless shelter so lots of beggers. No vending machines!

    • Group of friends
      8.8

      Good staff, breakfast included, regular shuttle bus service

      Location is in the area with rather a high density of homeless people, but not agressive. And shuttle bus service minimizes this shortcoming

    • Couple
      6.2

      The security

      I was kept up most of the night by my neighbors..it seemed like there were at least a half a dozen guys in there and felt like they were in the room with me. It was very loud.

    • Couple
      5.4

      big bed, clean room, staff friendly

      a bit noisy in room 201 (above the check -in desk). No wifi in room.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      The room was very comfortable, very new, bathroom modern.

      Did not have airconditioning, not a major requirement for SF in the winter but in the summer could be a problem

    • Family with children
      9.2

      Location, cleanliness, courteous staff, complimentary shuttle service

    • Family with children
      7.4

      Design and ambient inside the hotel.

      The rooms didn't have space to put the clothes, check that you will need to be a luggage master to be more than a few days.

    • Couple
      4.2

      The breakfast is awfull. The place where breakfast is served is too small for the amounth of people staying in this hotel. Also the bathroom is not clean at all. I was there for my honeymoon and I was counting days to leave this hotel.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Clean Hotel and great view for breakfast!!!!

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      This was a very nice and friendly hotel. The staff was outstandind! Our room was roomy, very clean and the bed was wonderful. We enjoyed the breakfast every morning and all the food and service was outstanding, The staff was very attentive and did everything possible to make our stay with them a time to remember.I Would not hesitate to stay there again.

      I cannot think of anything that we were unhappy with,

    • Couple
      7.8

      Great hotel. clean, staff are very nice. location is ok, hotel has a shuttle service to main locations.

      breakfast is very simple, you need to pay for eggs etc.

    • Couple
      10.0

      I liked the cleanliness of the room and the modern style of the hotel. It was very quiet The bathroom was very exquisite and easy to use. The hotel is not situated in the downtown area but is within very short walking distance, which makes it a good place to stay.

    • Single
      8.2

      The room was really nice and clean. Great value for money.

      Location is terrible: Tenderloin is a very dangerous neighborhood. Homeless people everywhere. I heard gunshots from my room, and was harassed by some black drug addicts by the entrance of the hotel (they wanted me to give them my phone!)

    • Couple
      9.2

      Helpful staff Free wi-fi Breakfast included

      Location can be a bit scary but staff explain what part of the surrounding area to avoid if you go walking around on your own. There is a free shuttle service to places of interest but we did not make use of it.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Cova Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, United States, 94109

    Get directions
    City Center
    • San Francisco
      1.1 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
      2.1 km
    Underground stations
    • BART - Civic Center Station
      600 m
    • Bus stop
      200 m
    Restaurants
    • Pagolac (cuisine: Vietnamese, Asian)
      70 m
    • Turtle Tower Restaurant (cuisine: Vietnamese)
      70 m
    Beaches
    • North Beach
      1.8 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of floors:
      5
    • Number of rooms:
      95