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    Americas Best Value Inn

    1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1318
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    Reviewed 25 September 2016

    I enjoyed the walkable location on San Pablo Avenue and was able to visit many shops and restaurants that were good. The front office staff were friendly and helpful. The room was basic and clean. We stayed in the single level portion and parking was...More

    1  Thank SanDiegoBJ
    Reviewed 22 September 2016

    A very old and seedy property, definitely limit your stay to one night. Filthy carpets, linens, and bathroom. No air con, limited internet, and a clientele that will make you want to run away. Never again!

    3  Thank michael755
    Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

    We were told in advance that the neighborhood was "edgy" but experienced no safety problems at all. Quiet and clean with comfortable beds, lovely toiletries, great service and free parking. A few blocks from Whole Foods where we ate breakfast daily. Affordable basic accommodations in...More

    1  Thank Sine-Wave
    Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

    Always a nice place to go to when you're in Berkeley clean, the people that work here are kind helpful! Also proud to say this is my third time staying here and for the price and the beauty and the best hot water for shower"s...More

    1  Thank Robin A
    Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

    My daughter and I have been on a week-long trip that began in the LA area and included hotels in various touristy locations. The Golden Bear had TripAdvisor reviews on a par with most of the other hotels, but ended up costing more than the...More

    Thank SusanAndJim
    Response from TheBearGM, General Manager at Americas Best Value InnResponded 31 August 2016

    Thanks for taking the time to write your feelings down for us. Yes, we are under some renovations at the moment, the bathrooms especially. As you were witness to, they need some tender loving care which we are working on at the moment. It's never...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
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    • Price range
    • US$112 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Also Known As
    • Americas Best Value Hotel Berkeley ,
    • Golden Bear Hotel ,
    • Golden Bear Motel
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    "never again !!"
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    "Ask for a room in the back off San Pablo Avenue. It will be quieter."
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