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    Americas Best Value Inn

    1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1318
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    Reviewed May 14, 2012

    Stayed three nights recently, just so we could be near our friends, that live around the corner. The hotel is styled in classic old California motel, which actually is pretty cool. The rooms are nothing special, but have all the basics. I know some have...More

    6  Thank vandertown
    Reviewed December 23, 2011

    We stayed approx 15 days there in Aug 2010. 3 stars for the comfort level - just about OK . A quiet place with comfy rooms but no breakfast arrangement . 5 stars for the extremely helpful staff there . Overall a 4 star experience.

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    Reviewed October 10, 2011

    I thought I could rely on the reviews, but alas, no, Checking in was easy, but it bothered me that the desk person kept on that my reservation was upgraded to a 2-Q room from a 2-single. I would not have made the reservation if...More

    4  Thank betamax12345
    Response from TheBearGM, General Manager at Americas Best Value InnResponded October 13, 2011

    Thanks for writing in regards to your stay. We never like hearing about an unsatisfied guest experience. We are a non-smoking property so any rooms smelling of smoke is as unwanted for you as it is us. The room you commented on, Rm 130, is...More

    Reviewed October 5, 2011

    By far the absolute strangest place I've ever stayed!! After driving 7 hours yesterday as you'd imagine we were hoping to get a good night sleep, not the case! The beds for starters are rOck hard! I literally feel like I'm sleeping on concrete! My...More

    3  Thank mercedesjeni
    Response from TheBearGM, General Manager at Americas Best Value InnResponded October 12, 2011

    Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback in regards to your unpleasant stay. Unfortunately, one unruly guest can ruin it for everyone, which appears to be the case here. We certainly do not condone this type of behavior, but we are...More

    Reviewed September 15, 2011

    Cute and quaint motel with nice, spacious rooms and comfortable beds. The person at the front desk was very helpful and gave us a map of the area. They were also very helpful in sorting out a problem with Expedia regarding billing. The rooms are...More

    Thank purringcat
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
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    • $104 - $147 (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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    "Ask for a room in the back off San Pablo Avenue. It will be quieter."
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    "Come early, ask for a room away from the highway. If you call and ask for a quiet room, there is a good..."
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