Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn - Berkeley

1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA, United States, 94702show map
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Very goodBased on  57 reviews
Overview

Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn is a 2-star venue placed about 13 km from Fisherman\'s Wharf. The property opened in 1946 and features Spanish architecture.

The venue is 14 km away from Union square. Set within a 20-minute walking distance from Berkeley city center.

25 minutes' drive from Oakland International airport and 10 minutes' walk to Berkeley train station.

Rooms

This classic property features non-smoking guestrooms fitted with complimentary Wi-Fi, a ceiling fan, cable TV, pay TV and a private toilet. The rooms offer a shower, guest toiletries and towels supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Cafe Fanny treats guests with Mediterranean and Californian meals and is about 50 meters away.

Services

Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn provides computers, a business center and a copier along with 24-hour security, maid service and wake up 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:   40.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

TV

Flat-screen TV

Meeting facilities

Business centre

Wheelchair access

Services

  • Wake up service

Dining

  • Restaurant

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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Getting around
Airports
Buchanan Fld (CCR)15.2 mi
Train
Berkeley3300 ft
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Reviews
7.0
Very goodBased on  57  reviews
  • 8.8
    Superb

    Just nice older property. Clean and accomadating.

    No tub

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Location

    Buckled flooring/tiles in shower, stained bedspread

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    Proximity to Cal Berkeley was great. Friendly staff.

    No air conditioning. Very old decor and carpeting.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    location, breakfast, parking, room was clean.

    breakfast space was so small that there were no chairs for most of the morning. Would like to get rid of all carpeting and go to smooth floors that are cleaner

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The staff is very friendly and accomodating. Location is a touch out of the city but easy to get in and out of downtown from here. Nice area to bike around. Dated, but clean.

    I asked to change original room since it was tucked away in a corner. I was easily accomodated. The place is dated and is definitely a no-frills type of hotel, though coffee is always available in the lobby. Main office is closed late at night. For a more reasonable, safe place on the outskirts of town, it is a good deal.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    Nice tile in the bathroom. That's the only good thing I can say.

    when we first got there, the toilet was intermittently running and wasting water during our historic drought. I called the office, and eventually someone came. He looked at it, then said he would fix it the next day, which he didn't. To top it off, I got bit by bedbugs that night! No wonder the place reeked of bleach when I checked in. They probably had an infestation and didn't warn me. Stay away from here.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    nothing

    If you stay for a night like us it is ok but room incredibly stinky, beds are noisy. Please consider before book. also is wi-fi very poos and slow.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Clean

    A motel like this can be expected in the middle of the desert, not in the center of Berkeley. And the price was more in line with Berkeley than the desert...

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Staff was nice, room was clean.

    Room was rather dark, squeezed into the back and not really pretty or modern. Bathroom was tiny and could have needed an update as well. No breakfast. Too expensive for what was offered.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Quiet

    The sink and toilet were so close to each other there was no room for two people and toilet is too low for seniors with problems in getting up.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The front desk staff was very nice and the outside roses are nice but other then that?

    Old room the bed felt like box springs grease points on walls "like car grease" the door lock wouldn't work and the housekeeper thought at 8am she would just open the door no knock first.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The setup as a courtyard was a nice safety quality for the area. This also have a cute Mbiance wuth the style of building and the roses and lights around.

    Bed was like a rock, no padding.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    very friendly and helpful staff convenient location, though very far from UC campus

    The room was smelly, with a broken fridge. The neighborhood.was super noisy at night, it was really hard to go to sleep.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Convenient parking, and close to a bus stop that goes directly to the University. Large and clean room. The bedroom is not facing the street, so you don't hear much noise. Very good breakfast at Café Leila (1-2 min walk).

    Was a bit cold during night. Walls are thin.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Close enough to downtown but far enough away to be quiet. Beautiful location, pet friendly, friendly staff. Clean, comfortable beds, nice showers. I stay here all the time.

    Nothing.

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  57 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Buchanan Fld (CCR)15.2 mi
Train
Berkeley3300 ft
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