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Americas Best Value Inn

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1562 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed my 9 day stay at a ground floor single room in this place. Very good service, clean, quite and located in the heart of South Bay. Clean rooms, adequate parking and reliable wifi. Breakfast is minimal but good quality. Small reception area, you have to avoid peak times. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank Yiannis G
gandhis, Public Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us for 9 days - and taking time to , write the review. We appreciate your comments that you like our service, amenities, clean and comfortable rooms and location. We provide value and best service to our guests for last 30 years here in the heart of South Bay and San Carlos area. Each and... More 

Atascadero, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Got horribly sick from residual smoke in our "nonsmoking" room. There was a burn hole in the chair, the furnishings were old and dingy. We had reserved a king bed in a nonsmoking room and got two queens in a room obviously used as a smoking room. Also very loud train noise as the tracks are right across the street.... More 

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gandhis, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write the review We apologize for inconvenience during the stay. We have only few rooms smoking and 90% rooms are Non smoking and we provide smoking rooms to guest who request smoking room. We have installed new sound proof double gazed windows and no noise issue from the room. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Very standard accommodation but clean and with all the amenities you'd expect in a hotel room. Overall a good experience for a budget hotel. Parking is limited at the front of the hotel but extra parking is available to the rear. Could do with being redecorated but this didn't take anything away from the stay.

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Thank Laura E
gandhis, Public Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write the review. We are happy that you like the rooms and amenities . We provide best value for your money and have all amenities that travelers are looking for-Free Wi- Fi, Free parking, All rooms with Microwave, Refrigerator, coffee maker and safes. We also provide free continental breakfast and... More 

Monterey Peninsula, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The rooms here are always clean and well stocked. Also, the owners are very friendly people who try to accommodate and assist you with getting a room even when they are booked and busy, by checking which patrons are leaving and which ones are staying. Lastly, the owners keep the place safe with no signs of riff raff or questionable... More 

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1 Thank Antonio G
gandhis, Public Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for sharing your feedback for other travelers. We appreciate your kind words for our great and personal service for each and every guest. We have been serving travelers from around the world for last 30 years here in San Carlos. We provide value and best prices to our guests and... More 

California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is an olde motel but well kept. Rooms are nothing fancy but they are clean, bed was comfortable. there is an Amtrak type of train that flys by often, but the building is well insulated and unless you have exceptional hearing, you probably won't notice. Staff was friendly. Lotd of good food in the area, New York Pizza, The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

The owners are terrible! Very racist towards blacks, not enough parking for the rooms. The continental breakfast is cereal and coffee. Not worth the money and the hassle. Bath tub broken, you only get 2 towels per room. The mattress is stained in blood...really not a good hotel!!!

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Belmont, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

When I booked my room I requested an upstairs room, When I arrived to check in I was told there were none. When I said I was going to cancel my reservation I was given a room that was upstairs. Amazing that in a split second one came available. When I went to my room I turned around went to... More 

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2 Thank pat s
Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Not the worst, but certainly memorable in the negative sense. Suspend any desire you may have for even a mediocre Customer Service experience; these two words are not in their vocabulary. For that matter there may not be any other two words in their vocab either. Room was clean-'ish', but the gray sheets (which were probably white at some point)... More 

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El Dorado Hills, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

As mentioned on other reviews, it is definitely a no-frills hotel but the managers were very welcoming and caring about my stay there. Everything worked fine in the room and actually was very quiet considering the noise level from El Camino Real. Bed was comfortable and shower worked fine, wifi worked well. I would stay here again, rates are good... More 

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gandhis, Public Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write the review for your stay at Americas Best Value Inn in San Carlos. We are very happy that you like our service, hospitality and amenities at the hotel. Also, as you noticed noise is not an issue as we have recently installed new vinyl windows that keeps noise away. You also... More 

San Carlos, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

From the time I checked in the friendliness was good, I felt welcomed it was a nice environment. The room was clean and very thing I needed was there, the service staff was friendly; It was well kept around the hotel, no wild or loud noise, I seen the manger checking the grounds that was really impressive to see. I... More 

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gandhis, Public Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write the review. We appreciate that you like our rooms, amenities and services. We strive to do the best for our guests and their convenience. We provide best value for your money and best service to our guests.We are constantly upgrading our property and adding amenities for the pleasure of... More 

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