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    Bancroft Hotel

    2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1717
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent22%
    • Very good36%
    • Average22%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible8%
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    “no elevator” (19 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Parking
    Room Service
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    Very nice, historic hotel located right on UC Berkeley campus. Comfortable rooms, good breakfast, convenient location. Excellent guest service; they even mailed me the jacket I left in the closet. Highly recommend.

    1  Thank James B
    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    Sheets were ripped and stained. Pillows were flat as a pancake and covered in stains. Towels were dirty and stained. Informed the manager who seemed very aware of the issues and mentioned an issue with linen suppliers. How hard is it to get sheets and...More

    1  Thank nvk289
    Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

    Overall I would rate the quality of this hotel as substandard. A rag-tag, tattered sort of place. To be fair, the location is excellent if you are visiting Berkeley. There were lovely views from my room, a cool bay breeze, and an excellent daily breakfast....More

    1  Thank crepuscularglow
    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    Charm and character transcends this property. Beautiful french doors open to a small patio. Bed was super comfortable. Sheets and comforter were lovely. Breakfast, which is included with your reservation, was delicious- danishes, muffins, eggs, oatmeal and fresh fruit. And extra bonus- Free Parking on...More

    1  Thank 605deanam
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    The staff was very accommodating, and the breakfast adequate. The room smallish, as expected. The Wi-Fi reception (3rd floor) just adequate for internet searches and mailings, but lacking power for smooth VOIP. OK VOIP if I went to the lobby. The "Bay View" was not....More

    1  Thank GayGuy-San-Diego
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Price range
    • US$167 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • United States >
    • California >
    • Berkeley
    • Also Known As
    • Bancroft Hotel Berkeley
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    Gillian S
    25 June 2015|
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    Response from Gwen F | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is a parking lot adjacent to the hotel.
    Room Tips
    "French doors with balcony for extra light."
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    "There might actually be a bay view from the 4th floor - but only the management knows for sure. Remember..."
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    "good location in University of California area"
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    "Second floor no one offers to help carry luggage or give you proper info. Watch out to wale up to early..."
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