Cova Hotel

655 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA 94109 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in San Francisco County
37.78435-122.41681

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Room Types

Check RatesDeluxe Queen Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Superior
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Superior King
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Superior King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive Suite 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom Superior
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSingle Superior
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room with Complimentary Buffet Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room with Complimentary Buffet Breakfast (At Op1920)
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Double
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Double Room 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Double Room with 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Room 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesTwin Superior Double Double
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Civic Center Area, City Hall, Asian Art Museum, Opera Plaza, Union Square, excellent access to the entire city!

Our Hotel Planner Expert Reviews of Cova Hotel

Our expert hotel planners periodically visit and review the hotels we represent in person.
"High Value, Centrally Located Hotel"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Cova Hotel is one of the best-valued hotels I have found in the city. For a solid, well-maintained, freshly renovated, 3 star hotel, they have some of the lowest prices I have seen... which even include a breakfast buffet and internet. Their location is central to San Francisco, and their small size (less than 100 rooms) translates to very attentive service. They have great TripAdvisor reviews. Their accommodations are very basic, but nice. They have a lovely rooftop terrace as well, for any group that wishes to host an outdoor reception of some kind, as well as on on-site restaurant. In general, this is a good find for any group coming to the city on a budget - you get a lot of bang for your buck, with all the benefits of an intimate, well-kept property.
Aria T, a local HotelPlanner San Francisco expert from US flag
24-Sep-2013 Verified Review

Verified Reviews of Cova Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Clean, Clean and very Clean Hotel."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great hotel very clean and polite and friendly employees.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Mar 20 to Fri Mar 22 2019 at a $148.00 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of Cova Hotel

3.5 out of 5. Based on 1449 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Situated in the heart of San Francisco, the COVA Hotel,San Francisco offers a delightful haven for travelers seeking spacious and comfortable lodging in a downtown atmosphere. We are located a few blocks from Union Square, the Asian Arts museum, San Francisco Opera, Theaters, and a brisk walk to States, Federal and City Government buildings. All our well decorated 95 rooms feature contemporary styling with Cotton bedding and large pillows, I-home and 32” High Definition flat screen TV. To further enhance our service, we provide a in-room coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, in-room electronic safe. Complimentary continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and daily newspaper.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 8
Rooms: 95
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 95
Handicap Rooms: 1
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 3560 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 130 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5 PM - 9:30 PM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
All group guests must cancel with at least a 30 days notice given to avoid being charged for the first night of their reserved stay.
Nightly Parking: $30
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 16.45%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 14.00%
City Tax: 2.25%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 30.00 Per Night (Compact Cars)
Cleaning Fee: 50.00 Per Day
Porterage Fee: 6.00 Per Item (Per Person)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 15.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Room Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 18.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 25.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 8.99 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 30.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 40.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 25.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar: 25.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 20.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$75 non-refundable cleaning fee every three nights.


  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail
  • 24 hours room service
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Laundry valet service
  • Express Check-Out

Airport & Shuttle Information

The nearest airport is SFO. Taxi would cost around $40. Shuttles are readily available for $15. BART trains are within walking distance for about $8.

Local Shuttle Info: We provide free shuttle service to our guests from our hotel to SF downtown. (Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf and Moscone Center).

Breakfast Information

The Cova Hotel offers complimentary Deluxe Continental Breakfast

Internet / WiFI

The Cova Hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi all throughout the property.

Hotel Rate Trends at Cova Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Cova Hotel

The graph above is averages of room rates for both group/meeting prices and the lowest online individual rates we could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The most competitive group/meeting discount shown is 31.4% in February 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $352 in the month of November 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Cova Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Cova Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Cova Hotel.

Feel free to use the Cova Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in San Francisco event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Rooftop Terrace 95 x 18 x 0 1710104/130507838323814/--9117551
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Rooftop Terrace

Rooftop Terrace is out outdoor area. It overlooks amazing views of downtown San Francisco.Our Rooftop Terrace is our large rooftop area. It is located on the 8 floor with a beautiful view of San Francisco Skylines. Our rooftop terrace is ideal if you are looking for a unique urban and memorable ceremony with some of the best views within San Francisco. Small receptions and ceremonies have been hosted on this rooftop.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
1710 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
95 x 18 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
9
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
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Banquet Room Oasis 34 x 40 x 14 136064/--405628272816/--707530
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Banquet Room Oasis

Oasis Banquet area boasts floor to ceiling windows and an urban view overlooking downtown San Francisco. This room is perfect for receptions and seated events or can be used in conjunction with our terrace events to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1360 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
34 x 40 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
15
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Microphone
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
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Conference Room 14 x 13 x 14 182--/------878--/--------
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Conference Room

It is a small conference room with amazing views of our Rooftop Terrace and Downtown.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
182 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
14 x 13 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
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Lounge 14 x 22 x 14 308--/----12121012--/--1620--
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Lounge

Lounge area is located on the 8th floor of the hotel. It can be use in conjunction with Conference Room
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
308 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
14 x 22 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
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FAQs about Cova Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Cova Hotel have?

There are 95 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Cova Hotel?

Yes, they have 4 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Cova Hotel?

The Cova Hotel offers complimentary Deluxe Continental Breakfast

How much does internet cost?

The Cova Hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi all throughout the property.

Can I get a AAA rate at Cova Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Cova Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Cova Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there room service at Cova Hotel?

Yes. Room service could have been improved. The majority of guests complained about the room service.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Plenty of shopping nearby.

Is there shuttle service?

Yes. The nearest airport is SFO. Taxi would cost around $40. Shuttles are readily available for $15. BART trains are within walking distance for about $8. Good shuttle service. The majority of guests were happy with the shuttle service.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Also free wifi. Free Wifi.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Almost all guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

Can I get a group rate at Cova Hotel?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 15.7%.

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