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Americas Best Value Inn
Ranked #18 of 20 Hotels in Berkeley
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“One Word: Dump”
Reviewed 6 October 2003

After they totally screwed up on our reservation which I had called to confirm, they "upgraded" us to one of their cottages. WHAT A DUMP!
There were cigarrette burns in the blankets and another hole in the middle of the sheet which I won't mention what I thought it was used for. The place was dirty and just a dump. Mold in the bathroom, fingerprints everywhere (looked like a crime scene), and everything seemed to be moist. Save your money, go to motel 6 or anything else....

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Property: Americas Best Value Inn
Address: 1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1318
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Region: United States > California > Berkeley
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 20 Hotels in Berkeley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our hotel was built around 1946 with classic Spanish architecture in mind. The Golden Bear Inn remains a part of the Berkeley landscape and is a well renowned place for travelers from all over the globe. With its unique style and comfortable facilities the Golden Bear Inn has kept guests returning year after year. Check in starts at 2 PM and ends at Midnight. For special arrangements please call the Front Desk. Check out is at 12 Noon on the day of departure. All cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the check-in date to avoid penalties. We appreciate your understanding and we look forward to your stay. ... more   less 
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Americas Best Value Hotel Berkeley
Golden Bear Hotel
Golden Bear Motel

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