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Americas Best Value Inn- Downtown/Balboa Park
1840 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 – Show map
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Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
Vending Machine (snacks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Laundry, Daily Housekeeping, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Designated Smoking Area
From 3:00 PM
1:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 4 years is charged USD 10 per night in a crib.
One additional older child or adult is charged USD 20 per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
Americas Best Value Inn- Downtown/Balboa Park accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Upon check-in, photo ID and a credit card are required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and fees may apply.
Guests must be at least 21 years old to check in.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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Ground floor rooms are terrible (cockroaches in the bathroom) Weird smell in the rooms Feels old
Close to Down town
The staff was very helpful and kind when we had the issues with the door luck.
WiFi wasn't the best and also for our room the air conditioning was literally next to the bed and blows on you all night if you have it on.
I like, e complete the room. Good decor. The check in was little rough, unfriendly.
Location was convenient- just a 10 minute walk to The Gaslamp District. Very good breakfast and amenities in the hotel.
Staff were quite dismissive and could have been friendlier. No parking provided however you can pay a few in the surrounding public car parks. Room very small compared to the rooms we stayed in other inns at roughly the same price
I liked the location, comfort, and free breakfast.
The shower had only cold water.
Tiny, but quite comfortable room.
A little bit far to the downtown - about 30min by walking.
no parking on site
everything else-poor in all areas except as stated The owners must have been doing their own ratings-This is at best a 2 or 3 on a 10 scale rating system
bad location,too small bad and room
Great customer service and nicely decorated room rooms.
Not much room around the bed
Kitchenette with microwave and fridge, A/C, gym. A park in the center of the hotel. Free continental breakfast every morning. Walking distance to Gaslamp District and Balboa Park (San Diego Zoo).
Street parking is limited but across the street is a pay parking if you prefer.
The room was clean. There was always someone at the front desk. It had all amenities I would need. The TV had more channels than some of the more expensive hotels.
The room was clean and the breakfast was ok for on the go people.
Parking is very hard it limits the activities. Even paid parking are not enough.
The rooms have a fridge and microwave. The location was excellent for us. The staff was very helpful. The rooms in the same building as the check in desk are the rooms you want. The building to the left is a dump.
They had given away our room. We were booked for a queen and gave us a full. The overnight staff lied to us and told us it was a maintenance issue. The day staff told us they had booked our room. We were moved after the first night. The first room in the building to the left of the check in desk was a dump, complete with a plastic sheet on the mattress. The rooms in the same building as the front desk are where you want to be.
I like the Fridge, Microwave and Sink in the room. Room was clean. Also i can use the Elevator to upper floors.
Room is very small, no space on the Desk. No Parking.
I like the attitude of the guy who had to come mop up the water in the bathroom when the drainage on the wheelchair accessible shower flooded the bathroom. Not sure why we were given this room because we did not request special accessibility.
The room was very small although the bathroom shower was wheelchair accessible. The room was not very clean and after the refrigerator had to be turned on we found a live roach inside. I was charged for breakfast although when I booked the room I declined the breakfast. The hotel does not have parking all they could offer was to park on the streets where the meters had to be fed every 30 minutes except on Sundays. I cut my stay short to one night instead of 3.
Great deal for the price
Very small room, no parking, breakfast was crowded.
Location Staff Atrium Cleanliness
Parking Breakfast (selection too limited)
Refrigerator and Microwave in room. Just about everything is within walking distance. Housekeeping did an excellent job. Most of the front desk staff were well informed and pleasant. I found Bobby to be above and beyond. Wi-Fi was okay for the most part.
I am a tall person (6' 1") and the bed did not fit me. The room was very small but cozy. Trying to do two things in a trip might not be the best way to get what you want. It was my wife's vacation and I was here on business.
Airport flight pattern.
Good location most things you might go to the San Diego area for are either walking distance or not far. Little Italy, gas lamp District Horton Plaza, Ports o' Call, Midway museum , Balboa Park, Zoo, Mission Beach, etc.
PARKING!!!! There is no hotel parking and the street parking is impossible. Either meters and you have to check them every two hours. or a lot that is $12.00 per day. That wouldn't be bad except there is no in and out privilege so if you leave you have to pay again. also their per day is 12 hours not 24 hours. There are a very few non metered street places and if you are lucky enough to get one you had better not ever leave it. Come on, a hotel without parking is a deal breaker.
Good value for money; good location; all facilities good
I didn't like that you either had to parallel park on the busy street or pay for parking.
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