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America's Best Inn San Francisco

#214 of 233 Hotels in San Francisco
2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • Location
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Sleep Quality
      2 of 5 stars
    • Rooms
      2 of 5 stars
    • Service
      2.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      2.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      2 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This motel was conveniently located. I wouldn't say that it's right in Fishermans wharf, probably a 10minute walk away but close enough. I think if the management put a little bit more work into the building itself it would be more appealing... But the place is cheap to stay in so you can't expect too much. My room itself was... More 

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    1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

    I haven't actually stayed at this hotel, so I can't speak about the rooms or the location or anything. But two campers at my campground in Arizona were trying to make a reservation for this place. They had tried to do it online with booking.com but had issues so they called the hotel to talk to someone directly. They were... More 

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    Hamilton, Canada
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

    San Francisco is an expensive place to visit and accommodations are expensive. I was looking for a relatively inexpensive motel that provided free parking. This location was my choice and overall I am satisfied with my choice. Pluses- location, price, clean rooms - family run operation. Bathrooms and rooms were updated. Van Ness is fairly noisy during the day, at... More 

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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

    We stayed here for three nights after leaving a very unsavoury hotel elsewhere in the city. We found the room, clean and perfectly adequate for our needs. Convenient for fisherman's wharf. Cab was less than $10. Very close to tour bus routes which we used to get about cheaply. Comfy beds and we did not find it particularly noisy. Good... More 

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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

    Travelling on a budget, I chose this hotel for its location. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be after reading some of the reviews. Although the room was outdated, it seemed clean enough and within walking distance of Fisherman's Wharf - about 10 minutes to the beach and then another 5 minutes to all the action, bus... More 

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    2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

    Checked in on October 16, 2014 for one night. We didn't expect much since we paid $100 for the night. Room was ok nothing to brag about. The next morning October 17, 2014 me and my spouse woke up to start packing when we noticed a black dot on the wall, the closer we looked we realized it was a... More 

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    1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

    Dirty, broken walls, old toilets. The worst Motel I've seen. The first room we got the air conditioner does not work (room 214). We past to room 215. middle of the night, we heard a woman complaining, She get the room 214 without the Motel cleaned the room after us.

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    1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

    My family and I stayed there the second week of June and I felt now is the time to write a review about this place after I had plenty of time to cool off. First the young ladies at the front desk thought it was a better Idea to have a personal conversion instead of helping the hotel guests. The... More 

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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

    Great location.It's walking distance to Fisherman's Wharf,Hyde street car final stop,and Lombard street.Free parking,close to bus stops.Room was clean,bed was comfortable.Staff was helpful.AC wasn't working properly.A little bit pricey for an average hotel,but if you want to be close to Pier 39,that's a place to get!

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    2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

    The location however it was VERY EPENSIVE for the facilites that we paid for. The rooms were small and the wifi was slow. The free parking was good though so saved money there. The staff were not overly friendly and the nreakfast was a cold croissant and tea or cooffee which was Ok to jumpstart the day before walking to... More 

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    Address: 2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Russian Hill
    Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
    Hotel Class:3 star — America's Best Inn San Francisco 3*
    Number of rooms: 42
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    Russian Hill
    Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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    • Free Parking
    • Free Breakfast
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    About the property
    • Wheelchair access
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
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    Official Description (provided by the hotel)
    Welcome to the Best Inn Fisherman's Wharf The Best Inn at Van Ness is conveniently located five blocks away from the Cannery and Ghirardelli Square from where you can stroll and take in the sites that line the row from Fisherman's Wharf to Pier 39. You will enjoy San Francisco more from our reasonably priced, attractive accommodations in one the most convenient location in town! We pride ourselves with providing first class service and attention to our guests needs ... more   less 
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