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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms are small, but I was comfortable and the location is great. Large shower in bathroom and room had small fridge and microwave. Parking is free, that in itself is a rare commodity these days in SF. Area has loud traffic noise and the walls are thin, I definitely could hear my neighbors laughing through the walls. I had... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The Van Ness Inn isn't the best hotel in San Francisco. The rooms are quite small and the building generally isn't too new. However, it's got a great location that's around a 5-10 minute walk to Lombard Street and a 10-20 minute walk to the Fisherman's Wharf. It also isn't very expensive. The location offers free parking: something not all... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Decent location, some 10-15 minutes walking from Fisherman's Wharf and 5 minutes from Lombard St, and free parking made us choose Van Ness Inn. Staff was friendly and room was alright - except for paper thin walls which forced us to listen to the next guy's TV way past midnight. WiFi was very weak. It was also no bargain even... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have left some personal things in my room and sent few emails to the hotel intstantly after check out - I just wanted to order a courier shipping for my things. Since 6 days no reaction, my emails will be just ignored - very humiliatingly for a hotel, I'm more than disappointed. To the hotel - there is trash... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Hotel is easy to find and just off Van Ness where highway 1 north traffic turns so a little less traffic passing by here. Rooms are being upgraded but mine looked tired with cracked washbasin and badly scratched toilet. However, it was okay for one night. Price competitive and at least with my own bathroom unlike many hotels at this... More 

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The place is a little older but it is kept up. Bathroom was kind of small. TV had issues so I used the WIFI. Has small continental breakfast. Place was clean and quite. There is parking a plus in SF. Its close so you can walk to Fisherman's Wharf and to Russian Hill.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

The staff was so rude. But, I like the hotel. The room was spacious and the location was very nice. It is near North Beach and Lombard Street (within walking distance). Also it was a nice walk to the Golden Bridge, we get to pass through other nice parks. I highly recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

i spent 3 days thare and i can say tath the location is very good, for the rest the room are ok, nothing special. S.F. is a very expensive city is is good thet i can park your car at the motel and is free.

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Bristol, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Regrettably I prepaid for the hotel. It is the first time I have had to buy an air freshener for a hotel room - it stank! In the 2 days I stayed there, I was unable to open the door - my husband could after 4 or 5 tries! Very noisy - make sure you take ear plugs. The only... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

The location of this hotel was great! everything was walking distance like the Wharf, Lombard st, Fullhouse house, Pier 39 and all the cruises. But the hotel itself was loud, awful customer service, continental breakfast was bad, check in and check out was long. The room could use some updating!, and it was a little dirty. The fridge, alarm clock... More 

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Staying in Russian Hill

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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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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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 

Additional Information about Van Ness Inn Hotel

Address: 2850 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-1426 (Formerly America's Best Inn San Francisco)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Russian Hill
Price Range: $143 - $456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Van Ness Inn Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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