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    Bancroft Hotel

    2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1717
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          Reviewed 5 June 2016

          Our most recent stay at the Bancroft was to attend a concert at Cal. The Bancroft is literally across the street from campus, next door to the very popular Strada Cafe, and within a couple of blocks to restaurants and shops. There is an adjacent...More

          Thank karen c
          Reviewed 5 June 2016

          Folks - this is an old hotel. Given this before you decide to stay here, please realize bathrooms and the bathroom sinks may be small, rooms may be small, but they are nicely decorated. Room 302 has great view, very comfy bed. Service seemed fine,...More

          Thank kmtrezza
          Reviewed 5 May 2016

          I stayed here recently on a business trip. The staff are wonderful and accommodating, though there was a miscommunication on my late check-out - I asked for as late as possible, but 15 minutes after the normal check-out I got a knock on the door...More

          Thank Kevin G
          Reviewed 23 April 2016

          One of the best aspects of Bancroft Hotel is the location. About a block and a half away from UC Berkeley's campus, the hotel is also next door to Cafe Stradda and perhaps 100 feet from FreeHouse, where you can order a craft beer, burger...More

          1  Thank Hersheyswt
          Reviewed 9 April 2016

          I had a child graduate from UC Berkeley, and we were there again recently for another look with my youngest. I have stayed at several Berkeley properties, from the value chains on University to the pricey older hotels near campus. I stumbled on Bancroft Inn...More

          Thank pwillard
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          • Breakfast included
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          • US$167 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 22
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Gillian S
          are there parking accommodations?
          25 June 2015|
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          Response from Gwen F | Reviewed this property |
          Yes there is a parking lot adjacent to the hotel.
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          "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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