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Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   740 Broadway, Chico, CA 95928 (Formerly Chico Days Inn)
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Ranked #10 of 17 hotels in Chico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I started at the hotel over the weekend and was very happy. The room was nice and clean. The guy in the office helped me find nice places to eat. I would recommend this hotel to anything coming into town for a visit. Everything is in walking distance. I also felt very safe at the hotel with someone on duty... More

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ABVI T, Front Office Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! We are located at a great location in beautiful Downtown Chico, just walking distance to great shopping, dining, nightlife and more. And yes, you can rest assured you are in safe hands as we have 24 hour front desk staff, security cameras, and a private security service. We hope to see you again.... More

Chico, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My landlord told me that I had to spend two nights in a motel because my idiot roommate said she smelled "propane" even though our stove is natural gas. Either way, he wanted to be safer than sorry so he set up an inspection from PG&E. He put us in the Vagabond, and when I went to check in the... More

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ABVI T, Front Office Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your compliments of our establishment! We are an economy motel and pride ourselves on giving our customers the best value. We offer competitive rates and are sometimes willing price match other motels in our area depending on the circumstances. For the best rates, always call us directly or come in personally to make... More

San Diego, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Honestly, I was a little hesitant about this hotel just because the reviews made it sound horrible. However, most reviews regarding Chico hotels/motels were pretty bad too. I decided to take a risk on this one since it was closer to the downtown area. Everything went well and I had no problems during my four-day stay. The room and bathroom... More

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ABVI T, Front Office Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your honest review. We do agree with some of your points that both compliment and criticize. Our rooms are clean and our staff is courteous. The price is affordable and the value is great. We have replaced any curtains that aged and didn't function properly. As far as the T.V.'s go, they are a work... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I am torn between 2 and 3 stars for this room. Upon arrival the man at the check-in was very friendly. Hotels.com booked us in a smoking and he asked us if we wanted non-smoking instead and I said yes. He quickly changed that. So I would give that a 4 star rating. Upon walking by each room, the windows... More

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ABVI T, Front Office Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear We value your input. As you mentioned, we have a wonderful staff eager to give you great service so we thank you for mentioning that. It seems as though you were not satisfied with the quality of our inventory, but we are still considered an economy hotel. Besides that, we strive to offer our guests a pleasant stay with... More

Santa Monica, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Stayed here for the first time last week. Good location, decent room but the whole motel turned into a college party lasting well past 3 am. Yes, it was a holiday weekend but really....should we all be subject to screaming, loud music and swimming in the pool all hours? Sorry, ABV but you don't get my business again! You didn't... More

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ABVI T, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are very sorry you weren't satisfied with your stay. Labor day weekend was a bit noisy, but it was not party central. There was no loud music playing and no one getting out of hand. The pool sign that we have posted is actually a requirement from the county for all pools, not just ours. We certainly... More

Chico, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The staff was friendly, the check-in was prompt, and the room had everything I needed. Also convenient was the location: it's nearby downtown where all the restaurants are, banks, the post office - all within walking distance.

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ABVI T, Front Office Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed our service and location. Thank you for your input and hope to see you again very soon More

The Colony, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Somehow I got booked in to a smoking room even though I've never smoked and always ask for non-smoking rooms, but I ended up with a smoking room. When I asked for a non-smoking room the person behind the counter said she couldn't do it. She spent several minutes on the computer and gave up. OK, it was late, I... More

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ABVI T, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Travelor, We are very sorry to hear about your experience. We encourage everyone booking, especially from third party sites like expedia, orbitz etc.. to always make sure that you are booking a non-smoking room. A lot of times these sites only guarantee you a room, but they won't guarantee a non-smoking room. If we have a non-smoking room available,... More

Valley Center, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Upon checking in we were greeted by a young man who immediately made us feel welcome and expected. As we were checking in we were told about the continental breakfast offered in the morning. We really enjoyed this as we are travelling and the fresh coffee, juice, fruits, cereal and danishes got our vacation days off to a relaxed and... More

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ABVI T, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest: We were delighted to have you stay with us, we hope to see again very soon. Thank you for sharing, enjoy your summer... More

Reno, NV
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

This place used to be a Days Inn, and unlike other ABVI properties that I've stayed at, hasn't seen much improvement since its takeover. Location is decent, being very close to downtown Chico. It's also VERY noisy because you're at the intersection of two major streets and close to frat and sorority houses; not much you can do about that... More

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ABVI T, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us. We're glad that we were able to meet your needs and would like to thank you for your feedback as it helps us to continue improving. Best Regards More

California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

This is the worst place I've ever stayed in HANDS DOWN. Never before have I had such an unpleasant stay at a motel. Here we are (12:18AM), just really getting into our deep sleep when BANG!!! We hear a huge loud noise. It was a group of three, thug looking gangsters (complete with du-rags and all) who had opened our... More

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ABVI T, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We encourage every problem to be reported right away so that we can investigate the issue right away. However, we did not hear from anyone in your party at all until checkout. At checkout, you told us that someone tried to get into your room but they were not able to because you... More

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Address: 740 Broadway, Chico, CA 95928 (Formerly Chico Days Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Chico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
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America's Best Value Inn Chico is placed right in the middle of beautiful downtown Chico! We are walking distance from all the best restaurants and night life that Chico has to offer. We are also only a short distance away from certain attractions such as Sierra Nevada Brewery, One Mile Recreation Area, and only walking distance to California State University Chico, as well as Bidwell Mansion. While you're enjoying your stay with us in Chico, don't forget to visit Bidwell Park, the 3rd largest Municipal Park in the country! Bidwell Park features attractions such as swinning holes like Bear & Salmon Hole, and others such as the Diversion Dam. Chico is a great place for recreational travelers, and business travelers alike. When visiting don't forget to call America's Best Value Inn Chico, where it's our mission to make your stay as comfortable as can be. ... more   less 
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