Cornell Hotel San Francisco: That Feeling of France…

Cornell Hotel San Francisco is a French boutique hotel located in the heart of San Francisco. With its individually decorated rooms, artistically furbished hallways and the sound of French tunes, guests are magically transported to the beautiful rive gauche of Paris. Thanks to the great folks at Cornell Hotel De France, we were hosted to an unforgettable stay at this unique French-inspired gem of San Francisco!

Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco

About Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco

Lobby of Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco

In the lobby of Cornell Hotel De France, you’ll be able to feel the flavours of France as you enter this boutique hotel. Cafe Jeanne D’Arc is a small lounge that provides guests with coffee and biscuits. Its decor resembles that of a typical cafe in the streets of Paris and it’s a place where you can chill and catch up over a cuppa.

Cafe Jeanne D'Arc Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Cafe Jeanne D’Arc Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Inside Cafe Jeanne D'Arc Cornell Hotel De France
Inside Cafe Jeanne D’Arc Cornell Hotel De France

Right opposite Cafe Jeanne D’Arc is another place for travellers to check some mails, read some magazines or simply rest in one of the comfortable sofas within…

Lobby of Hotel Cornell De France San Francisco
Lobby of Hotel Cornell De France San Francisco
Reading Magazines in the Lobby of Hotel Cornell De France
Reading Magazines in the Lobby of Hotel Cornell De France

And to illustrate the decoration as you enter the hotel, check out this statue of Joan of Arc (Jeanne D’Arc) in the lobby, next to the vintage elevator – complete with sliding scissor gate within!

Lobby of Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Lobby of Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco

Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco – Deluxe Room

The rooms of Cornell Hotel De France are individually decorated. This means that each room exudes its own authentic flavour of France. To up the ante, there’s even a resident painter that does the murals all around the hotel. Check out these murals found in our room…

Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
In-room mural 1
Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
In-room mural 2
Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
In-room mural 3

There was a homely feel to our room. Bed was comfy and the lighting was calming. Though the pillow was slightly “flat”, that could be easily solved with additional pillows found in the room. What we love about the room are the furniture within. The bed and bedside table complemented each other with its off white colour. Which, also matched the secretary desk. Which, pulls out to reveal Kate’s favourite colour – mint!

Comfortable Bed in Deluxe Room of Cornell Hotel San Francisco
Comfortable Bed in Deluxe Room of Cornell Hotel San Francisco
Bathroom of Deluxe Room Hotel Cornell San Francisco
Bathroom of Deluxe Room Hotel Cornell San Francisco
Secretary Desk Deluxe Room Cornell Hotel De France
Secretary Desk (Mint Colour Within!) Deluxe Room Cornell Hotel De France
TV with cable Cornell Hotel San Francisco
TV with cable Cornell Hotel San Francisco

Check out this video tour of our Deluxe Room of Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco…

Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco – Decorated Hallways

To add to the French flavour, each hallway of every floor of the hotel is individually laden with art pieces of various artists…

Toulouse Lautrec Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Toulouse Lautrec
 Gauguin Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Gauguin
Chagall Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Chagall
Matisse Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Matisse
 Modigliani Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Modigliani
Hallway Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Hallway

What else we love about Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco

Besides experiencing the flavours of France, Cornell Hotel really does have an excellent location as well. It is a mere 2 streets away from Union Square and Chinatown and within walking distance to the many shopping options along Market Street.

San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco Chinatown
San Francisco Chinatown

Address: Cornell Hotel De France is located at 715 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108

Well, of course, the oldest (and best) French restaurant in San Francisco is also located here as well…

Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco – Jeanne D’Arc Restaurant

The resident restaurant of Cornell Hotel De France, Jeanne d’Arc Restaurant has won several accolades and was previously opened only to guests at the hotel. Now, with its renowned signature dessert of Grand Marnier Souffle and authentic French cuisine (think Duck Confit and Boeuf Bourguignon), fans and critics are won over daily!

As one of the most renowned French restaurant in San Francisco, Jeanne d’Arc Restaurant is also meticulously decorated with artwork and relics of Joan of Arc collected by the owners over the years…

Jeanne D'Arc Restaurant Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
Jeanne d’Arc Restaurant Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco
 Signature Dessert of Jeanne d'Arc Restaurant - Grand Marnier Souffle
Signature Dessert of Jeanne d’Arc Restaurant – Grand Marnier Souffle

We’ll leave you now with the contemporary breakfast that we had in the restaurant. Complimentary for guests staying at Cornell Hotel.

Breakfast at Cornell Hotel De France San Francisco

Breakfast is served daily from 730am and you can have choice of pan cakes, French toasts and eggs (scrambled, fried, poached, omelette). Coffee, tea and orange juice are also served. In addition, there’s a choice of breakfast cereals or cream of wheat (hot).

Breakfast Menu Cornell Hotel de France San Francisco
Breakfast Menu Cornell Hotel de France San Francisco
Pancakes
Pancakes
Omelette and Toast
Omelette and Toast

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**Thanks to Franck (a huge shoutout! :P) we were also hosted to a lovely dinner. But we’re gonna leave you with a “cliffhanger” here. Find out more about our experience at Jeanne d’Arc Restaurant next week!

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