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Cornell Hotel de France

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Stay in the Heart of San Francisco Discover the charm and elegance of France in the heart of downtown San Francisco at this family-owned and operated hotel, ideally placed within walking distance of vibrant Union Square. Cornell Hotel de France boasts an exceptional location close to many of the city's main points of interest. The theater district as well as the legendary Chinatown can be found only minutes from the hotel. The city's historic cable car system is also easily accessible and provides service to many areas of the city. Originally built in 1910, the Cornell combines old-world charm with today's modern amenities such as wireless internet access. Start the day with a breakfast at the hotel's on-site renowned restaurant, Jeanne d'Arc. Admire prints of masterpieces from famous artists throughout the hotel. Union Square is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping, restaurants and city trip.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Special Deal:Free breakfast with your stay
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
304Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
150Attractionswithin 0.5 km
715 Bush Street Bush Street/Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3402
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Getting there
SFO Intl Airport19 km
Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport18 km
Powell St8 min
Powell St8 min
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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I love staying at this peaceful boutique hotel just up from Union Square. The service is gracious and friendly, and dinner in Restaurant Jeanne D'Arc is just superb. The hotel is near many sites of interest, like shopping and Chinatown, as well as good restaurants, and there are
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I have stayed here twice (Dec 2018 & Jan 2019) and found the accommodation nice. Considering it is an older hotel, I found the rooms well kept and modern bathrooms. Each room is unique and decorated with a lot of painted by hand details. The rooms are smaller than modern or
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We stayed over the holidays and we walked into a Holiday Wonderland. The hotel is in a great location, very safe. Parking garage is right across the street. The whole staff was very welcoming and helpful. We had a room on the 6th floor, (great lift), that was very clean and
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Lovely small hotel near Union Square. Easy walking to shopping and Chinatown. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The antique elevator was a treat. Our room was on the 5th floor at the back. Quiet, very clean, well-appointed. The decorating was very French -- sweet
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We loved this little slice of France! It was decorated beautifully for Christmas. The staff, Emmet and Jo, were friendly and helpful. Great location: we got both a wonderful Italian pizza dinner and cappuccino and breakfast right across the street!
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The Premier Large Room at the Cornell Hotel de France
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The Premier Large at the Cornell Hotel de France
Yes you will find this problem anywhere unless you stay at the square
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The triple we used had room for 3 bedding only
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We didn’t have breakfast at the hotel. As for the weather it can be cold at night I suggest you to bring worm clothes
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Yes, the hotel allows for bags to be dropped off and stored if you arrive before check-in time.
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Do the rooms have coffee makers?
They did. But wonderful coffee is available in the little lounge on the first floor with to go cups. Nice ice water as well.
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"If you want a larger room, select the deluxe options"
"6th floor away from the front."
"Each floor was dedicated to a different French artist. Our floor was Henri Matisse."
"Our room (105) was somewhat noisym being next to some sort of storage or utility room. Rooms on the 5th and 6th floors have the nice views."
"Although our room faced the busy Bush St. it was quiet on the 6th (top)floor."
US$ 150 - US$ 429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
cornell hotel san francisco
United StatesCaliforniaSan FranciscoDowntown San FranciscoDowntownUnion Square
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