Americas Best Inn San Francisco

2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, United States, 94109  show map
 2 stars
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Americas Best Inn San Francisco

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

 Air conditioning

Verified Reviews:

  • Breakfast is coffee/tea and doughnut/muffin - Coffee maker was dirty - Rooms come with an ironing board and hair dryer
  • Bed was uncomfortable - Free wireless internet - Bus stops on the corner - Staff was friendly and helpful
  • Free parking was a bonus for us - 15min to fisherman's wharf - Free muffins and danish for breakfast
  • Walls were paper thin - Very good coffee in the motel lobby - Staff was friendly - Free parking
  • Room was sufficient with a refrigerator and microwave - Very nice staff - Nice rooms with lots of cable channels

Overview

Americas Best Inn San Francisco is a budget 2-star hotel set close to PIER 39 Fisherman's Wharf, AT&T Park and Pier 39.

The hotel is about 450 meters from Lombard Street, Fisherman's Wharf and Ghirardelli Square. The venue is 4 km away from the city center.

You can reach the Hyde St & Filbert St cable car station within a 5-minute walk. The property is located within a 25 km distance of Oakland International airport.

Rooms

Americas Best Inn San Francisco provides 42 guestrooms appointed with climate control, cable TV, a work desk, a dressing area and a microwave for a pleasant stay in San Francisco. They are fitted with a fridge and coffee/tea makers as well as private bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Dishes of Italian cuisine are served in the specialty restaurant. Blue Barn Cafe and Chestnut Diner are situated in a shopping area, about 50 meters from the venue.

Services

Guests will benefit from 24-hour reception, ironing service and concierge service along with free parking, a baggage storage and an elevator.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   42.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, United States, 94109

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    1.7 mi
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    2.4 mi
Underground stations
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    1.6 mi
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Blue Barn Cafe
    100 ft
  • Chestnut Diner
    200 ft
Parks
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
    1500 ft
  • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    42

Rooms and availability

Van Ness Inn photos Room
Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
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  • Air conditioning
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This room includes a microwave, a fridge, a cable TV and a work desk.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Americas Best Inn San Francisco San Francisco location
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    Hotel Address:

    2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, United States, 94109

    Get directions
    City Center
    • San Francisco
      1.9 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • F Market Street Car
      1.7 mi
    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
      2.4 mi
    Underground stations
    • BART - Montgomery St. Station
      1.6 mi
    • BART - Powell St. Station
      1.6 mi
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Blue Barn Cafe
      100 ft
    • Chestnut Diner
      200 ft
    Parks
    • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
      1500 ft
    • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow
      2000 ft
    Beaches
    • North Beach
      1.0 mi
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      42

    Americas Best Inn San Francisco Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • San Francisco Duck Tours - 2300 ft

    Places of interest

    • Fort Mason - 2300 ft

    Convention centers

    Amusement

    • Cyberstation - 3300 ft
    • Namcoland - 3300 ft

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Historical sites

    Museums

    • Maritime Museum-San Francisco - 1400 ft
    • Octagon House - 1700 ft
    • National Academy of Recording - 1700 ft
    • American Academy-Ophthalmology - 2000 ft
    • Museum of Typewriters - 2300 ft
    • Tattoo Art Museum - 3000 ft
    • Musée Mécanique - 3300 ft
    • Wax Museum Entertainment Cmplx - 3300 ft
    • Ripley's Believe IT OR Not - 3300 ft
    • Haas-Lilienthal House - 3300 ft
    • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum - 3300 ft
    • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum - 3300 ft
    • Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf - 3300 ft

    Parks

    Universities, Institutes

    • San Francisco School-Massage - 1000 ft
    • California School-Psychology - 1700 ft
    • San Francisco Art Institute - 1700 ft
    • Fort Mason Art Ctr - 2300 ft
    • Chinatown-North Beach College - 2700 ft

    Business areas

    Golf courses and Country clubs

    Local attractions

    • Pier 39 - 5000 ft
      Beach Street & The Embarcadero, San Francisco
    • The National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi - 5100 ft
      610 Vallejo Street, San Francisco
    • Telegraph Hill - 1.0 mi
      Lombard Street at Kearny Street, San Francisco
    • Grace Cathedral - 5100 ft
      1100 California Street, San Francisco
    • Coit Tower - 1.0 mi
      1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, San Francisco

    Near the hotel

    • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park - 1500 ft
      499 Jefferson St, San Francisco
    • Russian Hill - 1700 ft
      Bounded by Broadway, Polk and Lombard Sts., San Francisco
    • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow - 2000 ft
      Bay Street and Franklin Street, San Francisco
    • Civic Center - 2400 ft
      Off Of Van Ness, San Francisco
    • San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building - 1500 ft
      900 Beach Street, San Francisco
    • Octagon House - 1800 ft
      2645 Gough Street, San Francisco
    • San Francisco Art Institute - 2200 ft
      800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco

    Restaurants nearby

    • Blue Barn Cafe - 100 ft

      Address: Chestnut Street

      82% likes this, based on 33 reviews

    • Cafe Lombard - 400 ft

      Address: 1424 Lombard Street
      Phone: 415-292-6300

      78% likes this, based on 105 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Italian

    • Bobo's (Boboquivari's) - 500 ft

      Address: 1450 Lombard St
      Phone: (415) 441-8880

      65% likes this, based on 148 reviews
      Price Range: USD 33 - USD 82

    • Chestnut Diner - 200 ft

      Address: 1312 Chestnut St
      Phone: 4154411168

      75% likes this, based on 30 reviews

    • Viking's Giant Subs - 400 ft

      Address: 1418 Lombard St

      86% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      42
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    Americas Best Inn San Francisco Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Americas Best Inn San Francisco

    Average guest rating

    5.6out of 10
    Guest rating
    Based on 358 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    10.0
    Rooms
    2.0
    Service
    2.0
    Value
    10.0
    Dining
    2.0

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      2.8

      When I googled San Fransciso and cheapest motels, this place came up. It was a decision based on budget, but for the money I paid it was completely hopeless. When I stayed at the Days Inn la, I thought I had seen the worlds saddest complimentary breakfast, but no, America's "Best???" Inn truly takes the cake for the worlds worst complimentary breakfast. Coffee (no milk available) and dried packet crossaints no butter, no jam not nothing. Thats it! False advertising is what that was. The whole place was like a weird joke actually. The tap in my room didn't even work. This place was a rip off!

    • Couple
      3.2

      Easy to find.

      Payed for breakfast, didn't get any. The staff was really unfriendly and not service minded. Not enough of parking, you had to leave your car key in the reception without any guarantees. We found a lot of long hair in our room, the room was not clean at all. Weak non-existent wifi signal. It was a noisy and unpleasent motel.

    • Group of friends
      5.4

      Location.

      Mattresses were rather worn (could feel the springs) Blocked toilet took awhile to sort out!!! Advertised as (Breakfast) basically Coffee & doughnuts (or quassant)

    • Family with children
      4.6

      The location was great.

      Room was super small for 4 people. Beds were not comfortable. My family and I were scared of the other people staying at the hotel.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      It was handy to Fishermen's Wharf, and the staff could arrange day-tours and taxis for us.

    • Couple
      6.2

      Free parking was included and the room was clean and tidy. Many TV channels were available.

      Upon arrival, the staff was not really friendly and helpful. She was more interested in the text messages she was receiving on her cellphone.

    • Single
      8.2

      The location was perfect to explore San Francisco by foot. Very close to fisherman's wharf and Lombard Street also. The price of this motel was very attractive also. Having a bus stop very close to the place, was a big plus also! The room was clean.

      There was nothing I really disliked, there was some noise from the road and the a/c unit made some sound, but I am a heavy sleeper, so it wasn't much of a problem.

    • Group of friends
      6.2

      Walking distance to Pier 39, main reason we got the hotels for.

      The king size bed was not comfortable at all, I could feel the springs on my back. The walls were very thin and I could hear both sides of the neighbors having a great session. Upstairs I could hear people walking and getting their motion on too. Maybe it was because everyone wanted to start off the 2012 new years with a little bit more of a spark or excitement that night, but wow talk about a hi-def sound system!

    • Couple
      8.8

      Location was great. It is a motel so not the finest stay in the city but was very clean and felt very safe. Staff was very professional.

    • Single
      8.0

      Good bus service to convention. Quiet area. Quick breakfast. Clean room.

    • Single
      3.2

      Disappointing facility. Noisy and dirty. Sidewalks and hallways on the premise were filthy. Even the shades were the wrong size for the lamps in my room.

    • Family with children
      5.0

      Even though smoking is not allowed every person was smoking. It was very loud, thin walls and windows. Tiny room.Breakfast was a joke, 1 mini croissant and coffee. would not stay again. Terrible beds.

    • Couple
      6.6

      Price, Location, Fridge / Microwave

      Cusions not very comfy, noise outside, Breakfast is just Coffee and croissant

    • Family with children
      5.0

      location is good

      There are plenty of other places to stay which are better at the same price, the staff are terrible

    • Couple
      7.4

      The location was Excellent! It was with in walking distance to a variety of attractions.

      No real complaints...the room is definitely plan jane...but it will work for a weekend getaway.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Americas Best Inn San Francisco San Francisco location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, United States, 94109

    Get directions
    City Center
    • San Francisco
      1.9 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • F Market Street Car
      1.7 mi
    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
      2.4 mi
    Underground stations
    • BART - Montgomery St. Station
      1.6 mi
    • BART - Powell St. Station
      1.6 mi
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Blue Barn Cafe
      100 ft
    • Chestnut Diner
      200 ft
    Parks
    • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
      1500 ft
    • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow
      2000 ft
    Beaches
    • North Beach
      1.0 mi
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      42