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COVA Hotel, San Francisco

3-star3 stars
655 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA, 94109, United States of America

3-star hotel with restaurant, near San Francisco City Hall
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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Value for money
Best value for money
Great room
Tasty breakfast
Location is ok
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COVA Hotel, San Francisco

from $139
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Standard Room (Room Selected at Check-In)
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Queen Room

What’s around COVA Hotel, San Francisco


  • In Downtown San Francisco
  • San Francisco City Hall - 0.7 mi / 1.1 km
  • Lombard Street - 1.4 mi / 2.3 km
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - 1.6 mi / 2.5 km
  • Moscone Convention Center - 1.6 mi / 2.6 km
  • Ghirardelli Square - 1.9 mi / 3.1 km
  • San Francisco Bay - 2.2 mi / 3.5 km
  • Alcatraz Island - 2.2 mi / 3.6 km

Getting around

  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 32 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 35 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 39 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 44 min drive
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station - 12 min drive
  • San Francisco 4th and King Station - 14 min drive
  • San Francisco Bayshore Station - 14 min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free shopping center shuttle

About COVA Hotel, San Francisco

Location. Located in downtown San Francisco, COVA Hotel is within 7 blocks of City Hall, Union Square, and the cable car turnaround. The Chinatown entrance is 10 blocks away.

Hotel features. COVA Hotel features a rooftop terrace and complimentary shuttle service to Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf, and Moscone Center. A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning and a complimentary unlimited wine reception from Monday to Sunday, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (In-House Guests Only) is available at the Roof Deck at Epic (8/F). The business center and fitness center are both open around the clock, and the hotel offers 24-hour room service. Other complimentary amenities include wireless Internet access. Staff can assist with tour arrangements, limo or town car service, and an ATM is on site. Covered valet parking is available for a surcharge. An airport shuttle can be booked.

Guestrooms. The 95 guestrooms in the 8-story hotel feature balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows with city views. The modern rooms also include flat-panel televisions with premium satellite channels including HBO and ESPN, iPod® docking stations, safes, and desks with ergonomic chairs. Wireless Internet access, local calls, and daily newspapers are complimentary. Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee. Adjoining rooms can be requested. Cribs/infant beds are complimentary. All guestrooms are non-smoking.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 95 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. This property does not provide air conditioning. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • 1 per room (up to 20 lb)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Valet parking *


  • Free area shuttle

  • Free shopping center shuttle
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1044
  • Conference space size (meters) - 97
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • Khmer
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Soul Groove - This restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open select days.

COVA Hotel, San Francisco’s small print

Also known as

  • COVA Hotel
  • COVA Hotel San Francisco
  • COVA San Francisco
  • Hotel COVA


This property will place an authorization for $50 on credit cards for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 45 per night with in/out privileges

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per pet (may vary based on length of stay)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 17 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 660 reviews

COVA Hotel, San Francisco
They lost our luggage
Once we checked out, we left our luggage with the front desk. When we returned to claim our luggage they told us that our bag is lost. They did not even apologize for their mistake and did not reimburse us for our stay. This is a very awful hotel with rude and careless staff. The hotel is located in an awful neighborhood, filled with homeless people and drug addicts.
Arash, us4 night romance trip
COVA Hotel, San Francisco
Very Good8.0
My friend and I enjoyed our stay at the COVA hotel. The staff was polite and welcoming. The complimentary breakfast was terrific. The hotel provided a lot of amenities, which I really liked. The location wasn't the best, but as long as your not walking alone late at night, you should be fine.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
COVA Hotel, San Francisco
Not a Safe Area
This is in the heart on the Tenderloin. Lots of homeless, not safe to walk around, and far from any decent amenities. Hotel room was ok but our coffee cuts were dirty from a previous stay-told front desk about it and they didn’t do anything. Shuttle to area attractions is hit or miss
Hannah, us3 night trip
COVA Hotel, San Francisco
Stay at the Cova
Wonderful, Clean, Friendly place to stay
Daniel, us1 night trip
COVA Hotel, San Francisco
Location and rooms are not good
Location and rooms are not good..
Rohit, us2 night family trip

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COVA Hotel, San Francisco

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