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Cornell Hotel de France

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Our first visit to SF, and really enjoyed staying in this hotel. The service was excellent, staff friendly and very helpful. The rooms were quaint, tidy and clean. My elderly mother was travelling with us and found the bed very comfortable. The bathrooms were clean, although showing some wear and repairs, with shower over bath. The traditional lift was quite...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in a couple days between a Southeast Asia trip and our home in Colorado. Very central, very French and very accommodating. Got to breakfast late on a weekday when the hours are less liberal. They said they'd make toast and bring out coffee. Our fault. Well they scrabbled up some eggs and brought a plate of eggs, bacon,...

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Found this place on Trivago for a one night business trip. I couldn't have been happier. My room was well sized, impeccably clean with a very comfortable bed. There was a deep old style bathtub/shower where I had a soak. Had to miss breakfast because of a meeting elsewhere but viewed the room and thought I was back on the...

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Madera, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our second time staying here and absoultely love the hotel. Parked in the City Parking garage right across the street. So easy. Breakfast included also. Everyone so friendly which makes it a plus. Of course the room was perfect. Clean and what a comfy bed. So close to everything. A real deal!

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location to stay in for our first trip to San Francisco. The inn is located near the Powell cable car line. Breakfast is served in the basement in a lovely french decorated restaurant. It is basic, eggs and toast, omelettes or pancakes, but good, quick and included in the price. Staff was lovely and the location is very safe....

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San Rafael, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was perfect for what I needed. I thought the rooms were clean and the service was excellent. Good location too, close to both the financial district and Union Square. Very nice breakfast included also.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent four nights at this hotel at the start of our Californian road trip. The location is really good , very easy walk to Union square and easy to find. We even walked all the way back from Coit tower and Lombard street one day . Breakfast was nice in the basement and the staff were kind. The room...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For what I needed, this place was perfect! I knew I was going to be out all day for the two days I was there so the small sized room didn't matter (however, a larger bathroom would have been preferred as I was squeezing past the basin to get into the shower!). The staff there are very lovely, warm and...

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Obertraun, Austria
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is kept with a lot of attention to details in decoration to maintain the french character. We felt like on a french island in SF. We found our room very clean and well kept, the staff is dedicated and helpful. We will recommed it and would go there again any time. Thank you for the stay !

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China
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is such a special place! We loved every bit of it from the nice clean sweet little room to the fun elevator, the delicious breakfast and the pleasant and helpful staff. This is our go to place in San Francisco. The location is unbeatable!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 free 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cornell Hotel de France

Address: 715 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3402
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: ₹ 9,368 - ₹ 18,602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cornell Hotel de France 3.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Cornell Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#7 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#20 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#25 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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“Room to the rear away from the street”
 of 5 bubbles 2JenniferG, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“My room did not have a view, but I was rarely in it. You may want to ask.”
 of 5 bubbles Zara49, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on Bush street are noisy if you open the double windows for ventilation.”
 of 5 bubbles doubleea2, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in a least expensive top floor room Bathroom was vintage, with a bathtub shower. The more expensive rooms have walk-in showers.”
 of 5 bubbles nedf2015, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Premier triple room was roomy. Don't know about the other types.”
 of 5 bubbles wendyandpaul2015, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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