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Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   246 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Abigail Hotel San Francisco)
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Despite its fine location, this hotel is terrible: infrastructure is awful (no phone in rooms!!!, among others), service is poor as in no other (say, we asked for extra blankets and got no blankets; we needed an extra night but staff did NOT book it although they said it was done, and we asked for it several times. We were... More

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satish p, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

I hope you can accept my sincerest apologies for your experience with the Americas Best Value Inn Civic Center. I will look into the non communication issue you claim for the shuttle and the blankets with my front desk staff and will address it accordingly. We have just upgraded our breakfast to have Oatmeal, two blends of coffee, cranberry, orange,... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

Where do I start? What an absolute joke. I wouldn't even consider allowing my dog to stay here. I didn't take any of the other bad reviews seriously... & paid the price! 1. My wife & 3 year old arrived late after 2 flights to be greeted by a drunk homeless bum at the the reception area. I think he... More

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satish p, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a response for our hotel. I am concerned that you had a experience of stepping over bums and drunks during your visit to ABVI Civic Center. Im not sure what area you were in, but I assure you we do not have drunks or bums laying out in front of our hotel. San... More

Austin, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

This is a disgusting hotel, with broken furniture in the rooms, filthy carpets, extension cords arond the floor. It is NOT at Fisherman's Wharf, it is in the Tenderloin District. When you walk the street you have to step over vomit piles and drunks and drug addicts. This place is so disgusting, I washed my luggage when retruning.

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Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Despite its fine location, this hotel is terrible: infrastructure is not sufficient (no phone in rooms, among others), service is poor as in no other (say, we asked for extra blankets and got no blankets; or we needed an extra night but staff did NOT book it. We were almost left out... and we're not sure if we paid proper... More

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Washington, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

My family and I had a pleasant stay here, a very vintage looking feel to the place as well as a perfect walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go. The ambiance to this hotel is soothing with friendly tourists and a cheerful adorable front desk receptionist who was very helpful to our needs. We are happy to see many... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

If you want to save a little money, then this may be the place to stay but be prepared for a rather drab,ultra-basic stay in a smallish room to be your sacrifice for savings. For a $20-$30 more, you may find a better deal in a better location then this lodging choice. Nestled in the tenderloin section of SF, but... More

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Fresno, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

I stayed 1 night in this hell hole and it stunk, floor was filthy, customer service was non-existant, no phone in the room (safety issue), forced "valet" parking haha $27 extra, it smelled, bed was filthy, staff didn't even know who the manager was. I could go on forever but STAY AWAY!!

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

I apologize for any inconvenience you had during your stay with us. The hotel is under new ownership and we are trying to better the hotel through constant upgrades. Due to us being in San Francisco, not all hotels have their own parking lot and majority of the hotels have to pay for valet service. We do not make money... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

This hotel advertises itself as America's Best Value Inn, but the sign outside says Abigail Hotel. We reserved a king suite in July through Booking.com. When we arrived, the lobby smelled of dust and paint. The elevator in this historic building can only accomodate two people at a time, and it was riddled with paint chips on the floor. They... More

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chengdu, china
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10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

The Abigail is now an America's Best Value Inn. Stayed there in July for five nights on family vacation. The deal is this: the price is very low, about $100 per night, for a location within walking distance of Union Square, and about two blocks from the "F" trolly that takes you to many other tourist sites in the city.... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I booked this hotel via Booking.com. it was clean, room was large, bed as well, bathroom was super nice and clean with hairdryer and great shower. We were able to park on the street right in front of the hotel for free, because there was no garbage pick up or street cleaning on Monday morning; this was advised to us... More

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Address: 246 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Abigail Hotel San Francisco)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
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Abigail Hotel San Francisco
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