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Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn, Berkeley

2-star2 stars
1620 San Pablo AveBerkeleyCA94702United States of America

Suburban Berkeley motel with restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Delicious food
Great location
Vibe is not too good
More comfort would be nice
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Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn, Berkeley

from $90
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, Non Smoking (1 Queen Bed, 3 Twin Beds)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

About Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn, Berkeley

This budget-friendly Berkeley motel is 0.8 mile from a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station, 2 miles from UC Berkeley, and about 2.5 miles from Memorial Stadium. The Oakland Convention Center is 5 miles from the motel; Oakland Airport is 12 miles away.

Hotel Features.
Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn welcomes pets (surcharge). The motel also features a Japanese restaurant and free parking, including handicapped parking. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the property.

Accessed via exterior corridors, guestrooms include coffee/tea makers, compact refrigerators, and microwave ovens. Wireless Internet access and local calls are free. TVs come with cable channels. Infant beds are available for a fee.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - midnight
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 1946
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Mountain Mike's Pizza - This restaurant specializes in pizza and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn, Berkeley’s small print

Also known as

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Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Parking

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 10 per stay

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 15 per pet, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn, Berkeley


  • Berkeley Marina - 29 min walk
  • Berkeley Repertory Theater - 36 min walk
  • Berkeley Iron Works - 38 min walk
  • Adventure Playground - 39 min walk
  • University of California - Berkeley - 2.2 mi / 3.6 km
  • University of California, Berkeley - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Greek Theater - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km

Getting around

  • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 26 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 29 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 34 min drive
  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 36 min drive
  • Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley) - 37 min drive
  • Berkeley Station - 17 min walk
  • Emeryville Station - 9 min drive
  • Oakland Jack London Station - 12 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking

Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn, Berkeley

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