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    Americas Best Value Inn

    1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1318
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good36%
    • Average18%
    • Poor8%
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    “golden bear” (30 reviews)
    “towel rack” (2 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Multilingual Staff
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    Nice hotel but with limited services No air conditioning. Rooms are clean Location is acceptable Parking with enough space Wifi available Rooms and hotel with limited services From desk people friendly

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    Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

    This will be my second time staying here. First impression: Simple and Affordable with amazing employees and customer service. Lucy who works the front is AMAZING. You can tell she cares and makes staying here feel like home :) She goes out of her way...More

    Thank bonniemae17
    Reviewed 27 June 2017

    The bed was rock hard. The cleaning staff the next morning were very loud. Woke us up from several doors down. However the room was clean. The location was great. Parking was good. Safe. Well lit. If not for the concrete bed and hyper loud...More

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    Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for one night and I really liked it, quirky, clean and quiet in what seemed to be a nice area. It was perfect for us location wise for exploring Berkeley and Oakland. I'd definitely stay again

    Thank karrie136
    Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

    The Golden Bear Inn in Berkeley, Ca has given us the right kind of peace of mind we needed. My family lives the look and feel of this place. It's so quaint and serene the minute you pull in the parking lot. In the lobby...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$102 - US$132 (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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    Room Tips
    "Bug-free 2 start hotel. Amazing price for the location."
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    "Did not staying I got ripped off I need my credit card refunded please that is all"
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    "Walls are very thin along with windows. Can hear your neighbors quite clearly. Sometimes not a good thing!"
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    "Pillows were small 10x10 decorative pillows. Bed was hard as a rock"
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