AMERICA'S BEST VALUE INN

1030 Fairview Ave., Salinas, CA 93905 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.0 Star Highway Hotel in Monterey County
36.66687 -121.62635
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Poor
2.5/ 5

Based on 45 guest reviews

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  • Free breakfast
  • 16 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check-in: 03:00PM
  • Check-out: 11:00AM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

Boronda Adobe History Center, The Ghost Walk of Old Monterey, California Rodeo Sports Complex, National Steinbeck Center, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, 17 Mile Drive at Pebble Beach, Laguna Seca Raceway, Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 261 verified reviews

57
Poor

Easily accessible by car. Food is not great and neither are rooms. Dirty.

“Free breakfast” “Stains in the shower”

Great Budget Hotel Top 22% in city

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

  • Dirty room

    “Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures”

  • Noisy

    “Obnoxious road noise” “Paper thin walls”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

Review highlights

Service

64/100
50 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception.

“Staff was friendly enough” “Check in was smooth” “Front desk, which was annoying”

Location

50/100
37 reviews

Location is ok. Reasonably accessible by car.

“7-11 within walking distance” “Right next to the freeway on ramp” “Close to restaurants”

Cleanliness

49/100
59 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Clean hotel facilities.

“Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures” “ROOM STUNK”

Comfort

43/100
55 reviews

Uncomfortable, small rooms with noise issues. Average-sized rooms with alright beds.

“Towels very small” “Toilet is TINY” “Obnoxious road noise”

Room

41/100
92 reviews

Old, dirty rooms with okay beds and acceptable sizes. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Bad TV's, furniture, and kitchenettes.

“Toilet is TINY” “Paper thin walls” “Torn blanket”

Vibe

29/100
24 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unfriendly atmosphere. Fine for a budget trip.

“Loud music” “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

WiFi

27/100
14 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wifi was not working” “No wifi” “Wifi didn't work”

Breakfast

17/100
23 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No coffee cup” “Breakfast not existent” “Basic breakfast”

Food

17/100
5 reviews

Food is not good.

“No bread” “Candy stuck”

Ranked top 87% by families, with a score of 49

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “Obnoxious road noise” “Paper thin walls”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

  • Poor vibe

    “Loud music” “Blanket looked old”

  • Room is not nice

    “Toilet is TINY” “Paper thin walls”

Review highlights

Service

66/100
8 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Staff was friendly enough” “Check in was smooth” “Front desk, which was annoying”

Location

47/100
8 reviews

Location is inconvenient.

“Noisy location” “Horrible location” “Location is not so great”

Cleanliness

46/100
10 reviews

Dirty room.

“Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures” “ROOM STUNK”

Comfort

41/100
9 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

“Towels very small” “Toilet is TINY” “Obnoxious road noise”

Room

39/100
14 reviews

Terrible beds in dirty rooms.

“Toilet is TINY” “Paper thin walls” “Torn blanket”

Vibe

27/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Loud music” “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

Breakfast

18/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No coffee cup” “Breakfast not existent” “Basic breakfast”

Ranked top 67% by couples, with a score of 62

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous staff” “Staff is very friendly”

  • Bad breakfast

    “No coffee cup” “Breakfast not existent”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Towels very small” “Toilet is TINY”

  • Dirty room

    “Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures”

Review highlights

Service

68/100
9 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

“Courteous staff” “Check in was smooth” “Front desk, which was annoying”

Location

46/100
5 reviews

Location is inconvenient.

“Noisy location” “Horrible location” “Location is not so great”

Cleanliness

46/100
9 reviews

Dirty room.

“Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures” “ROOM STUNK”

Comfort

44/100
8 reviews

Okay beds but not comfortable overall.

“Towels very small” “Toilet is TINY” “Obnoxious road noise”

Room

39/100
14 reviews

Beds are alright, but rooms are untidy.

“Toilet is TINY” “Paper thin walls” “Torn blanket”

Breakfast

21/100
6 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No coffee cup” “Breakfast not existent” “Basic breakfast”

Good to know

  • Dirty room

    “Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures”

  • Old rooms

    “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

  • Noisy

    “Obnoxious road noise” “Paper thin walls”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

Review highlights

Service

67/100
43 reviews

Friendly, acceptably professional service.

“Staff is very friendly” “Check in was smooth” “Front desk, which was annoying”

Cleanliness

49/100
57 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Clean hotel facilities.

“Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures” “ROOM STUNK”

Location

48/100
31 reviews

Location is inconvenient. Reasonably accessible by car.

“Noisy location” “Horrible location” “Location is not so great”

Room

44/100
82 reviews

Filthy old rooms with terrible TVs and furniture. Average-sized rooms with alright beds. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms.

“Toilet is TINY” “Paper thin walls” “Torn blanket”

Comfort

43/100
50 reviews

Uncomfortable, small rooms with noise issues. Average-sized rooms with alright beds.

“Towels very small” “Toilet is TINY” “Obnoxious road noise”

WiFi

31/100
11 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wifi was not working” “No wifi” “Wifi didn't work”

Breakfast

21/100
17 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No coffee cup” “Breakfast not existent” “Basic breakfast”

Ranked top 88% by families, with a score of 41

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “Obnoxious road noise” “Paper thin walls”

  • Location is inconvenient

    “Noisy location” “Horrible location”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

  • Bad breakfast

    “No coffee cup” “Breakfast not existent”

Review highlights

Service

66/100
8 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Staff is very friendly” “Check in was smooth” “Front desk, which was annoying”

Location

46/100
7 reviews

Location is inconvenient.

“Noisy location” “Horrible location” “Location is not so great”

Cleanliness

46/100
10 reviews

Dirty room.

“Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures” “ROOM STUNK”

Comfort

41/100
9 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

“Towels very small” “Toilet is TINY” “Obnoxious road noise”

Room

40/100
14 reviews

Terrible beds in dirty rooms.

“Toilet is TINY” “Paper thin walls” “Torn blanket”

Vibe

27/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Loud music” “Blanket looked old” “Older TV”

Breakfast

18/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No coffee cup” “Breakfast not existent” “Basic breakfast”

Ranked top 69% by couples, with a score of 61

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous staff” “Staff is very friendly”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Towels very small” “Toilet is TINY”

  • Dirty room

    “Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures”

  • Dirty

    “Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures”

Review highlights

Service

67/100
8 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

“Staff was friendly enough” “Check in was smooth” “Front desk, which was annoying”

Cleanliness

45/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Stains in the shower” “Dirty furnitures” “ROOM STUNK”

Comfort

43/100
6 reviews

Okay beds but not comfortable overall.

“Towels very small” “Toilet is TINY” “Obnoxious road noise”

Room

40/100
11 reviews

Beds are alright, but rooms are untidy.

“Toilet is TINY” “Paper thin walls” “Torn blanket”

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Customer Reviews of America's Best Value Inn

2.5 out of 5. Based on 45 guest reviews , Poor

Property Description

Welcome to the Americas Best Value Inn-Salinas, the home of the California Rodeo. We are also considered the Gateway to Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz, the Gilroy Garlic Capital, the Castroville Artichoke Capital, and the Fresh Produce Home conveniently located off of Highway 101. This superb hotel offers our guests a central location, California style comfort at an exceptional value pricing. Our 44 tastefully appointed guestrooms feature Cable/Satellite TV, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Coffeemakers, Hair dryers, 27 inch TV's, Free High Speed Internet, Free Continental Breakfast, Free Local Calls, as well as Guest Laundry on site. The staff at the Americas Best Value Inn-Salinas awaits your arrival and looks forward to spoiling you with value, unequalled hospitality, and all the comforts of home.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00PM
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 2
Rooms: 16
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 31
Handicap Rooms: 1
Suites: 0
Meeting Rooms: 0
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hours before arrival date
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 10.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.50 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television

About Americas Best Value Inn

  • One of the fastest-growing hotel chains with 1,000+ locations in North America
  • Afforable hotel stay with free continental breakfast, high-speed internet, and HBO
  • Faxing and copying services
  • Value Club Program is a free instant rewards program that offers members 15% off standard room rates, free room upgrades, late check-out, and discounts on other travel products and services
  • Bathroom products now biodegradable offering environmentally friendly products

The Americas Best Value Inn highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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