Van Ness Inn - San Francisco

ex. America'S Best Inn - Fisherman'S Wharf

2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94109show map
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Guest ratingBased on  439 reviews
Overview

Van Ness Inn is a 2-star family accommodation to stay in San Francisco.

Guests can get to Union square in 25 minutes on foot. The property is set within 4 km distance from the city center.

It will take 30 minutes by car to get to Oakland International airport.

Rooms

Staying at Van Ness Inn guests can make use of satellite TV, a refrigerator, a dressing area, a personal computer and a DVD player supplied in the rooms. For more comfort a bathtub, a hairdryer and bath sheets are provided.

Eat & Drink

Dishes of Italian cuisine are served in the specialty restaurant. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Blue Barn Cafe and Chestnut Diner are about 50 meters from the property.

Services

The hotel offers a baggage storage and a lift and such services as 24-hour reception and concierge service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   42.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Elevator

Lift

Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

No pets allowed
Air conditioning

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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Getting around
Airports
Train
F Market Street Car1.7 mi
Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station2.4 mi
Underground
BART - Montgomery St. Station1.6 mi
BART - Powell St. Station1.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
5.8
Guest ratingBased on  439  reviews
  • 2.8
    Guest rating

    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!

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    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.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Location.

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

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    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.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

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

  • 6.2
    Good

    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.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    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.

  • 6.2
    Good

    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!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    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.

  • 8.0
    Fabulous

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

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    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.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    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.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Price, Location, Fridge / Microwave

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

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Parking included is very clutch. decent price for location and condition of motel.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Helpful staff

    Stairwell was kind is scary, a bit noisy early morn. The location is great and the price is right. Also has free parking. We felt pretty safe anywhere we walked only about 15min. walk to wharf.

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Highlights
6
Guest ratingBased on  439 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Train
F Market Street Car1.7 mi
Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station2.4 mi
Underground
BART - Montgomery St. Station1.6 mi
BART - Powell St. Station1.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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