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Americas Best Value Inn
Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in San Carlos
London
2 reviews
“Small breakfast, whirlpool and sauna included; room was decent. Good weekly rate. I'd return...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

Small breakfast, whirlpool and sauna included; room was decent. Good weekly rate. I'd return...

Location was convenient to the Bay Area. Used my earplugs due to train across 4- lane road - would recommend.

  • Stayed February 2013
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Charleston, West Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

I came here because I had a job interview in the area.
To be clear this hotel just provides the basics, but it does it very well.
The rooms appear quite dated, but they are very clean and the beds are very comfortable.
They also provide internet access as well.

Finally, the trader joe's across the street was very convenient.
I can't comment on the service other than there was someone to check me in and tell me what to do to check out in the morning.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled on business
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Sacramento
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2013

I'm always a bit leary of certain budget motel chains like ABVI, but I stayed here three nights last week and I was very satisfied. Driving into central SF (25 miles) can take nearly an hour during rush hour but for me that was a fair trade-off for such a clean, inexpensive room. (SFO is a 20 minutes drive.) Light sleepers might find the sound of street traffic and commuter trains a challenge but otherwise this is a decent location, especially since a Trader Joe's is just 100 yards away. TJ's great for stocking up the mini-frig and avoiding the sad looking continental breakfast that's offered here. I really can't speak to the front desk service but the housekeeping was good.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled solo
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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

We got in almost close to midnight and an Indian guy attended to us. He was not friendly at all. He sounded pissed at being bothered at that time of the night to attend to us. His tone when explaining where our room is was not something one would like to hear after a 12-hour flight.

The room is clean and beds are comfortable. Bathroom smells good and also very clean. Carpets looks like its being cleaned everyday.

Location is great as it's close to the freeway. Easy to go north to San Francisco, or south to San Jose.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
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Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

We have chosen this inn to stay at 3 times now and have been very happy with it. It's clean and comfortable and the manager and his wife are very friendly and helpful. The location is easy to find off Hghway 101 Great value for the price.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Redwood City
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2013

It's a great place to stay . The staff is so professional and house-keeping is of top class. Being so close to the Redwood shores makes it a best place to stay for an official trip. The manager and his wife make me feel very comfortable with their hospitality and family type spirit.If you are looking for an affordable, comfortable, quiet hotel close to restaurants, shopping, parks and freeways this is the place for you. To me it was almost a second home . I stayed over here for 15 days with peace of mind and pleasure.








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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled on business
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San Carlos California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2013

I got to my hotel room on Wednesday Janury 30th, found a very nice suite with jacuzzi tub and a large king bed, the room was excellent and very clean, the manager was outsatnding in providing local information.

This is by far the best hotel I have stayed in and the value makes it even better.

Thank you for your hospitality Mr. Patel it was much apreeciated.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled on business
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Property: Americas Best Value Inn
Address: 1562 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-5104
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Region: United States > California > San Carlos
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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