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Hotels in Berkeley near East Bay - Golden Bear Hotel


At Golden Bear Hotel, each remodeled guest room delivers the perfect atmosphere for relaxing downtime from a busy day of sightseeing. Each well-appointed guest room features a rich slate blue and white color palettes throughout, accompanied by plush bedding, modern décor, and designer accents. All guest rooms are fitted with complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV’s with premium cable channels, refrigerators and microwaves, in-room coffee makers, and a desk and telephone with voicemail and complimentary local calls. Other conveniences include an alarm clock, iron and ironing board, and hardwood flooring. All of our non-smoking guest rooms are equipped with private bathrooms that include plush towels, and complimentary signature Golden Bear Hotel toiletries. Another feature guests appreciate is that all guest rooms are located on the ground floor for ease of access.

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Golden Bear Hotel amenities

ADA/Accessible Features for the Overall Property

  • Braille Signage throughout property
  • Registration Desk, Lobby, Guest Rooms, and Exterior/Interior Amenities are Accessible From The Public Sidewalk
  • All sidewalks and walkways free of any objects that pose a hazard to persons with low vision
  • On-Site Designated Accessible Parking
  • All areas of the hotel are accessible by wheelchair – including a wheelchair accessible route from the accessible parking spaces to the facility’s front entrance and to the key areas of the facility
  • Main Features of Hotel Accessible on Ground Floor
  • Accessible Guest Rooms with 32 Inch Wide Openings
  • Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Guest Rooms Stipulated by ADA
  • Wheelchair Accessibility Throughout Guest Room and Guest Bathroom per ADA Standards
  • Front Door Bell
  • Staff is Trained to Offer Assistance to Ensure Accessibility
  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Roll-in ADA showers available
  • Signs on The Property Include Braille are Easy to Read and Free From Reflective Material
  • People in Need of Accessible Features Can Book Accessible Rooms During The Same Time and Terms That Others Can Reserve Rooms
  • All doorways to and within Accessible Guest Rooms are Wheelchair Accessible
  • No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible parking and entrance
  • Accessible Registration Check-in Counters/Other Counters Serving Guests Have A Lowered Portion No More Than 36" High or Has A Folding Shelf At 36" High To Allow Persons Who Use Wheelchair
  • Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Parking Spots Including Van Accessible Spots Stipulated by ADA
  • Wheelchair Accessible per ADA Standards
  • 32 Inch Wide Openings to Common Areas
  • Ground Floor Hotel Entrance
  • Van Accessible Parking
  • Door hardware (lever, pull, panic bar, etc.) usable with one hand, without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist
  • Service Animals Allowed At No Additional Charge
  • Areas of Rescue Assistance
  • Public telephones that are accessible
  • All hallways and corridors free of any steps or abrupt vertical level changes
  • No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible parking and guest room entry
  • ADA Accessible Guest Room
  • Key card reader positioned so persons who use wheelchairs may approach and operate the opener
  • Wheelchair Accessible Route From The Accessible Parking Space To The Facility’s Entrance, Registration Desk, Guest Room, and Exterior/Interior Amenities
  • Accessibility Equipment for The Deaf
  • Hotel corridors a minimum of 36” wide
  • WCAG Level 2.1 Website
  • Fire alarms in the hotel have a visual alarm strobe light
  • Staff Has Access to Information About Guest Rooms

These are general hotel policies. Policies may vary per room type. Please check the accompanying room details accordingly.

Check in Time: 03:00 PM Check out Time: 11:00 AM Currency: USD ($)
Extra Adult Cost: $10.00/Night

Children are welcome at Golden Bear Hotel. Children 18 years and younger stay free when they use existing bedding in a room with their parent or guardian.  There is no capacity for extra bed configuration in our guest rooms. 


ADA Defined Service Animals are welcome at our hotel.  Absolutely no pets are allowed.


Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Cash. This hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.


24 hours


We have a 24-Hour Cancellation Policy. If you wish to cancel or modify a reservation, you must do so by 2 PM 24-hours or 1 day prior to your arrival date. If you cancel or modify post the expiration of the Cancellation Period or you fail to show up, a no-show charge will be levied on your credit card for one full night.

A $100.00 credit card deposit is required at the time of check in.


Golden Bear Hotel is located at 1620 San Pablo Avenue in beautiful Berkeley California. We offer affordable rooms with modern décor that are within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, and East Bay Area entertainment.  We are seated four blocks from University Avenue and minutes from Highway 580.  Our central location offers easy access to Oakland, San Francisco, and other Bay Area destinations. 


Golden Bear Hotel is a 100% non-smoking property.  We offer a wide array of services to ensure the comfort of our guests like a business center with fax and copy service, and a friendly multilingual staff that is available from 8 am-midnight every day to assist guests. Other services include on-site vending machines with a variety of beverages and snacks, and ice machines, additionally, there is a Mountain Mike’s Pizza restaurant located on-site.  Other services include complimentary car, bus, truck, and dedicated accessible parking, and complimentary WiFi.


Complimentary parking is available for guests of the hotel.


Complimentary WiFi is available for guests.

Terms & Conditions

This property is privately owned, and the management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and will not be responsible for accidents or injury to guests or for loss of money, jewelry or valuables of any kind.  Once checked in, no cancellations. All linens are inventoried: missing or damaged linens will be charged.  Any damages to hotel property will be charged an additional fee upon assessment. NO PETS ALLOWED.  Guest rooms that have evidence of pet dander and/or odor will be charged a non-refundable fee for deep cleaning services. Any damages to hotel property will be charged an additional fee upon assessment.  This is a NON-SMOKING facility.  Guest acknowledges that smoking is not allowed in the guest room or within hotel facility. If anyone in the guest's party smokes in the guest room, guest hereby expressly authorizes hotel management to charge credit card the amount to reimburse the property for the additional cost of cleaning guest room.  If your reservation has been paid in advance or you elect to pay by cash, a security deposit via credit card will be required upon check-in and will be charged in the event that damages outlined herein occur.  A valid photo ID and credit card are both required at check-in. Hotel takes a credit preauthorization but does not accept cash deposits.