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Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1840 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly West Park Inn)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed our stay here. Extremely clean, comfortable beds, fridge, microwave and all amenities, they havent forgotten anything here. Windows that open for fresh air, and a very big continental breakfast. The courtyard with flowers and fountain is a refreshing change to look out onto or sit and use your laptop or read. Much better than the stuffy hotels... More

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Mica J, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience about our hotel. We are working hard to provide a comfortable environment for our guests. We truly believe that this Americas Best Value Inn is San Diego’s Best Value Hotel. :) More

Berkeley, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, we enjoyed our 26-night stay at this hotel. Rooms are basic but clean and serviceable. Flat screen TV, fridge and microwave are a plus. We enjoyed the nutritious breakfast with many choices. The inviting, lush green courtyard with a fountain reminds us of serene Spanish courtyards in Barcelona. Centrally located, convenient to transportation. Most of the staff are very... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This hotel is in a good location. The rooms are a bit small but are very clean. Each room has a fridge and microwave which are very useful. The staff could be more friendly, the breakfast needs cereal but is ok. The main problem is parking, there is none on site and it costs $12 a day to use the... More

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Mica J, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review about this hotel. I will use your feedback concerning the front desk to help improve our overall service. We hope that you will visit us again on your next visit to San Diego. More

Japan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We are still in this room and our experience is so bad so far that I couldn't wait to write. The staff was rude, untrained, careless and disrespectful, calling customers "dude" and cursing at the credit card machine when he made an entry mistake. The check-in process took over thirty minutes, and when we got to the room it was... More

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Mica J, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your bad experience. It really surprises me to hear that your room was not ready for guest use. We have supervisors in the Housekeeping department to inspect guest rooms prior to check in. It is obvious that this system failed for your stay. I would ask for you to contact me directly as I... More

Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It was a good stay in all. Yes its only a budget property so you get what you pay for however i was happily surprised with the overall stay. I was there for 11 nights so god a good feel of the hotel. I already knew it was on the flight path which is quite loud but i was aware... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The staff is very unprofessional and rude, the women specifically. The rooms all smelled like smoke and felt dirty and stuffy. The blow dryer and TV did not work. And they charged me twice on my credit card. I would never come back to this hotel even if it was free.

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Mica J, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your stay at our property. We have worked very hard with the guest service staff to improve the guest experience. I invite you to contact me directly. I would like to learn more about your stay in order to avoid a duplicate experience for another guest. I would also like to correct the double... More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

If travelling on your own, or as a couple and want to cut costs a little. The rooms are quite small. This place its reasonable & it is very close to the airport, & to a few of their attractions such as the zoo. There is a great beauty salon 2 streets away called "HighBrow" which was one of the... More

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Mica J, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review about our property and for the great recommendation on the beauty salon. We will be sure to recommend Highbrow to any inquiring guests. Also, here’s a tip for guys that are looking for a haircut: We have a couple of barber shops within walking distance of the hotel. I am glad to hear that... More

Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews 140 reviews
11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

First of all, I came at the wrong weekend because all the hotels in the Gaslamp were booked so the price for this place was about $50 more then their usual price. Any who that's a vacation for you. My favorite part of this place is the location. It's about 15 minute walk west of Balboa Park and 15 minute... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

The nite time front desk girl Breanne (spelling?) must really hate her job, seemed full of anger, & was queen of the one word answers, and could have easily volunteered helpful information that you really need to know. The day time guy seemed ok at checkout, was smiling, a good sign. The rest was what you can expect for an... More

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Mica J, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review of your stay. I apologize for your experience with our guest service agent. This type of feedback allows me to correct any issues that we may have with the team. Our goal is to have positive interactions with every guest. I would love to receive more details regarding your stay. Please feel free to... More

Chino Hills, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

As with other reviews of this property; the two people at the front desk were excellent. Please note: this is on the final approach for the airport; so you will hear continous aircraft until 10pm. The common area is clear and nicely appointed with local trees and plants. The rooms are smaller than most cruise ships. I am estimating 150... More

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Address: 1840 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly West Park Inn)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 140
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Americas Best Value Inn - San Diego Downtown Hotel San Diego
Park Inn San Diego
Park Inn West

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