We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
10/30/2017 10/31/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Americas Best Value Inn

    1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1318
    Lowest prices for your stay
    10/30/2017 10/31/2017
    Savings alert: 10% below average rate

    The price you found is 10% lower than this hotel's average rate of $110/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    SAVE $11
    Traveler (43)
    Room & Suite (44)
    Hotel & Grounds (29)
    • Excellent19%
    • Very good36%
    • Average18%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible19%
    Travelers talk about
    “golden bear” (30 reviews)
    “few blocks” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Business Center
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Oct 30Oct 31
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    View all 15 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (128)
    There are newer reviews for Americas Best Value Inn
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year

    81 - 85 of 117 reviews

    Reviewed June 16, 2011

    We stay here once or twice a year when we come to the Bay Area for an urban experience, since we live in a fairly remote area in Oregon. Golden Bear Inn is a cute old Spanish Revival style auto court, with pretty flowers. The...More

    Thank Ashlandbuck
    Reviewed June 6, 2011

    I stayed at the Golden Bear Inn for two nights. It is a great bargain, especially given its location as well as the hospitality of the staff. The neighborhood was quiet and the hotel was right across from Cafe Fanny and Acme Bakery, which were...More

    2  Thank sojournergu
    Reviewed May 21, 2011

    Very helpful at the desk when I arrived and quickly got to the room. The room was very clean although smelled a little of disinfectant when I first went it. Had to stay for eight days and parked my car in front of my room,...More

    1  Thank metro101
    Reviewed February 23, 2011

    This is an older hotel, built in the late 1940s, but well maintained and now part of the Best Value Inn chain. My room was impecably clean. A bit of a walk from the North Berkeley BART station if you have much luggage but if...More

    1  Thank beerwriter
    Response from TheBearGM, Manager at Americas Best Value InnResponded April 9, 2011

    Thank you for the nice review! We always appreciate when guests take time to review us and let us know how we are doing. Thank you so much. -Management

    Reviewed September 24, 2010

    I stayed at the Golden Bear Inn with a handful of friends who had come into town for a local show at the Greek Theater and we couldn't have picked a better place for what we needed. First off, the staff was excellent. Very accommodating,...More

    Thank Susie O
    Hotel Shattuck Plaza
    1,337 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Berkeley
    Berkeley Inn
    46 reviews
    #15 of 20 hotels in Berkeley
    Marina Inn
    40 reviews
    #17 of 20 hotels in Berkeley
    DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina
    1,959 reviews
    #3 of 20 hotels in Berkeley
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • $112 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Hotwire, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets and getaroom.com so you can book your Americas Best Value Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Berkeley
    • Also Known As
    • Americas Best Value Hotel Berkeley ,
    • Golden Bear Hotel ,
    • Golden Bear Motel
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (43)
    Room & Suite (44)
    Hotel & Grounds (29)
    Bathroom (11)
    Sponsored by:
    Berkeley Inn
    46 reviews
    .14 miles away
    Hotel Shattuck Plaza
    1,337 reviews
    1.49 miles away
    Marina Inn
    40 reviews
    .41 miles away
    DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina
    1,959 reviews
    1.19 miles away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Acme Bread
    48 reviews
    .04 miles away
    Cafe M
    82 reviews
    .42 miles away
    Stella Nonna
    32 reviews
    .27 miles away
    Cafe Leila
    49 reviews
    .15 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Monterey Market
    27 reviews
    .81 miles away
    Aquatic Park
    16 reviews
    .80 miles away
    Eastshore State Park
    8 reviews
    .87 miles away
    Donkey and Goat Winery
    7 reviews
    .51 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Americas Best Value Inn staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Room Tips
    "Please let the guest control the heat in the rooms"
    Read review
    "never again !!"
    Read review
    "Ask for a room in the back off San Pablo Avenue. It will be quieter."
    Read review
    "Stay somewhere else..............."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing