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Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1562 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in San Carlos
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Alyssa Y Riga Region, Latvia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Riga Region, Latvia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay in the biggest room in this hotel. The service and room were higher than our expectations – a lot of space, kitchen, bathroom and indeed King size bad. There is a shop and Baskin Robbins not far if you want to get some snacks at night :) D & A

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Motel, clean and comfortable room. Good price for san francisco area, easy to find and parking available, friendly service. Breakfast is included with bagels, rolls, cereal and coffee and just 30min drive from San Francisco. AA+++

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My daughter and son-in law live in San Carlos on Howard Street. I planned the trip prior to baby's arrival and felt that it would be best to give the new parents some time for rest and not stay with them. My daughter researched the hotels in close proximity and indicated that Americas Best Value Inn would be a good... More

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San Carlos
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The room is a nice size. The were a number of issues, but most were taken care of immediately. The safe did not work, we had to have pest control come in -- ANTS. I could not sit on the the bedspread, nor did I want my clothes. The bed was comfortable. The best thing at it was the location... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I stayed at ABVI, San Carlos for 4 weeks and it was a good experience. This is managed by hardworking, hospitable and polite couple (Bipin Patel and Vibha Patel). They take care of your convenience and always greet with pleasant smile. They make sure your room is clean every day and you do not have any problem during your stay.

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Berowra Waters, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Italo/Australian Couple. Just spent 11 nights here. Central location with easy access to 101 and 92 and access to San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Santa Cruz Monterey, Muir woods and Columbia, Half Moon Bay were all within easy day trips. Plenty of eateries nearby. Especially recommend those around San Carlos and Palo Alto both very close by. While it isn't a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

ABVI in San Carlos is an excellent location for my business trips. I have been staying here every week since January of this year. As I am in the construction business and am managing night crews as well as day crews, I am coming and going at all odd hours. Bipin and his wife Vibha have been very cooperative with... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Americas Best Value Inn in San Carlos, CA is an excellent value. Although the hotel is $20-30 less than other hotels in the area, this hotel is clean and well kept. Everything works, the manager is available and friendly, and it's convenient to local restaurants and to Starbucks.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I can't believe that this place is rated number one in San Carlos. We stayed two nights here in April, 2014, What a mistake!! On the positive I can say that check in did not take very long. It was after we got to the room that the fun started. The safe was high on the wall above the closet... More

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

ABVI San Carlos is hosted by Bipin & his lovely wife Vibha. I say host as they make you "feel" like family. Each is outstanding! I have stayed with them for almost 6 weeks & it has been a great experience & pleasure. Nice room, fast wifi, refrig, microwave, newer flat screen with a ton of channels including music choice.... More

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

Thank you very much for your review and your appreciation for our hotel and Managers. We take pride in our hotel, amenities, service and BEST Value we provide to our guests. WE are in business serving guests like you for over 30 years and our aim is to provide the best service and amenities to our guests and we are... More

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Address: 1562 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070
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Location: United States > California > San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
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