Cova Hotel - San Francisco  3 stars

655, Ellis Str, San Francisco, United States, 94109  show mapSave
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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
 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas


Paid parking


24-hour reception


Early check-in/-out


Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation



Continental breakfast





The three-star Cova Hotel, located in the heart of San Francisco, provides a good base for every type of traveler, offering business and leisure services and being close to famous sites and public transport stops.

The hotel is designed according to modern trends and feature the-state-of-the-art fitness center and offers free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Spacious and tastefully decorated rooms of different types come with high-definition plasma TVs and private French balconies.

Enjoy a nutritious breakfast served daily at an elegant dining room for free.

Civic Center BART Station is located within a few minutes by foot from the Hotel Cova.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   95.

City Center San Francisco - 3700 ft
Airports San Francisco International (SFO) - 11.6 mi, Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 11.6 mi
Train Stations Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station - 1.3 mi, F Market Street Car - 1.5 mi
Underground stations BART - Civic Center Station - 2000 ft, BART - Powell St. Station - 2700 ft
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Pagolac (cuisine: Vietnamese, Asian) - 300 ft, Turtle Tower Restaurant (cuisine: Vietnamese) - 300 ft
Beaches North Beach - 1.1 mi


Comfortable and functional rooms come with spacious bathrooms with hair dryers, bathrobes and complimentary accessories. Each room has a balcony, a flat-screen TV, a safe, a tea/coffee maker and ironing facilities for the greater comfort of guests.

Dining options

Free continental breakfast, including pastries, fresh fruit, cereal, oatmeal and hot waffles, is served daily.

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


A rooftop meeting space is offered to hold business meetings and social events.

A 24-hour business center with all needed services will come in handy to solve working matters away from home.

Free Wi-Fi access is available in the hotel and in the hotel's rooms.


The fitness center with cardio equipment is open daily for 24 hours.

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  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Ice machine

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
Meeting facilities
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
Leisure facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Carpeted floor



from  12 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Comfortable and functional rooms come with spacious bathrooms with hair dryers, bathrobes and complimentary accessories. Each room has a balcony, a flat-screen TV, a safe, a tea/coffee maker and ironing facilities for the greater comfort of guests.

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Bed type: Double beds or 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed
Size: 250 sq. feet

Cozy bright room includes a work desk, a snug arm-chair and a convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds
    Size: 345 sq. feet

    Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a small sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

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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.

      Cova Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Museums
      • Convention centers
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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      Cultural District, with lots of theaters, cinemas, galleries and museums to choose from, is located 250m away.

      Asian Art Museum, displaying Asian history and culture, is situated nearly 500m from the hotel.

      Chinatown, where you feel like you are in a traditional Chinese district, is 1km away.

      Fisherman's Wharf, a working fishing pier with plenty of activities to do, is situated 3.5km from the hotel's doorstep.

      War Memorial Opera House, Yuerba Buena Gardens and Union Square are all located in close proximity to the hotel.

      Convention centers
      Sport related
      • 1000 ft
      • Asian Art Museum
        1400 ft
      • Shaping San Francisco Museum
        1700 ft
      • Euro Pacific Art Inc
        1700 ft
      • California Assembly of Local
        2000 ft
      • Show Folks of America
        1400 ft
      • Post Street Pavilion
        1400 ft
      • Regency Building
        1700 ft
      • Renaissance Ballroom
        1700 ft
      • Zellerbach Rehearsal Hall
        2000 ft
      • 2000 ft
      • Odd Fellows Building
        2000 ft
      Universities, Institutes
      • Alemany College
        700 ft
      • California Culinary Academy
        700 ft
      • Career Resources Development
        1000 ft
      • 1400 ft
      • Korean Center Inc
        2000 ft
      Medical care and Hospitals
      Underground stations

      Local Attractions

      • Alamo Square
        5200 ft
        Fulton St. at Steiner St., San Francisco
      • Pacific Heights
        1.0 mi
        2356 Pine Street (at Fillmore), San Francisco
      • Wells Fargo History Museum
        1.0 mi
        420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
      • Union Street
        1.0 mi
        Union Street Association: 1686 Union St., San Francisco
      • North Beach
        1.1 mi
        Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

      Near the hotel

      • Asian Art Museum
        1500 ft
        200 Larkin Street, San Francisco
      • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church
        1600 ft
        330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
      • San Francisco Public Library
        1900 ft
        100 Larkin Street at Fulton, San Francisco
      • International Art Museum of America
        2000 ft
        1025 Market Street, San Francisco
      • San Francisco City Hall
        2200 ft
        1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco
      • War Memorial Opera House
        2300 ft
        301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, San Francisco
      • San Francisco Ballet
        2300 ft
        401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Pagolac

        73% likes this, based on 44 reviews
        Cuisine: Vietnamese, Asian
        Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

        300 ft
        655 Larkin St

        Phone: 415-776-3234

      • Turtle Tower Restaurant

        63% likes this, based on 31 reviews
        Cuisine: Vietnamese
        Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

        300 ft
        645 Larkin St

        Phone: 415-409-3333

      • Sao Bien

        54% likes this, based on 27 reviews

        300 ft
        701 Larkin St

        Phone: 4158851274

      • Bodega Bistro - Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

        77% likes this, based on 37 reviews
        Cuisine: Vietnamese, Bistro
        Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

        300 ft
        607 Larkin St

        Phone: 415-921-1218

      • Hai KY Mi Gia

        96% likes this, based on 37 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian

        300 ft
        707 Ellis St

        Phone: 415-771-2577

      Getting there.

      San Francisco International Airport is located nearly 19km from the hotel.

      Take US 101 North for about 19km. Take the Mission Street Exit. Make a slight left onto Van Ness Avenue. Take a right onto O'Farrell. Take another right on Hyde St. Take one more right on Ellis St. The hotel is on the left at 655 Ellis. It will nearly take you 25 minutes away.

      Getting around.

      Civic Center BART Station is situated nearly 500m from the hotel.

      Powell St. Bart Station is 700m from the hotel.

      The bust stops are located within steps away.

      Valet parking provided at the hotel at USD25 per day.

      Cova Hotel Reviews

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

      Individual guest reviews

      • Couple

        Classy, very clean and comfortable, with diverse patrons.

        Housekeeping does not understand English very well.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        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!

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        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

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        The security

        I was kept up most of the night by my 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.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        big bed, clean room, staff friendly

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

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        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

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Location, cleanliness, courteous staff, complimentary shuttle service

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        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.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        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.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Clean Hotel and great view for breakfast!!!!

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        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,

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        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.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        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.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        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!)

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        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.

        • Average rating
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