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    Americas Best Value Inn

    1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1318
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    • Excellent18%
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    “towel rack” (2 reviews)
    “few blocks” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed December 11, 2017

    I have been charged for a stay in this hotel and didn't stay there. still after 3 weeks haven't received my money back. how can a hotel charge you if you didn't stay there. Booked through hotels and they still haven't don't anything. I'm sure...More

    Thank twelveofus
    Response from TheBearGM, General Manager at Americas Best Value InnResponded December 14, 2017

    Hello Twelveofus, Yes, you booked through Hotels.com and did not show up for a guaranteed reservation. It is out of our control that you chose to forego this reservation that you made. Canceling your reservation prior to the arrival date could have avoided this unfortunate...More

    Reviewed November 8, 2017

    This is a typical two star hotel. The staff was friendly and I believe they try their best to keep a run-down place looking as nice as they can. Nice touches: Welcome mats outside every door Fresh flower planters outside Creepy touches: Moldy wooden towel...More

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    Reviewed November 2, 2017

    Didn't stay got ripped off want my money back forward it to the card same card I purchased with. I can't believe that they did this house stay there before I think I went and booked it online it was the wrong number who change...More

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    Thank 348kennethp
    Response from TheBearGM, General Manager at Americas Best Value InnResponded November 3, 2017

    Sorry to inform you of this, but you had a guaranteed reservation booked through booking.com that you did not honor. If you have a dispute with this transaction, I advise you to contact booking.com and take your issue up with them. We honored our end...More

    Reviewed October 23, 2017

    Very clean, nice friendly staff. Rooms have been updated a bit but between the thin walls and old windows, noise is a problem both with traffic and your neighbors. Good value but not as close to campus as I had hoped. Lyft makes it very...More

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    Reviewed October 21, 2017

    Bed was hard as a rock. The only pillows were 3 10x10 decorative pillows not even standard bed pillows. The room was cold and drafty with no way of turning on the wall heater. Had to use the ceiling mounted oscillating fan for noise to...More

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    Response from TheBearGM, General Manager at Americas Best Value InnResponded October 24, 2017

    Thanks for the feedback! I apologize you found our establishment not to your liking. You stayed on a brand new mattress and if our pillows were not fulfilling enough, feel free to ask for more, we have plenty to go around. Our staff is always...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • $92 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Golden Bear Hotel ,
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    "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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