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    Bancroft Hotel

    2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1717
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    1 - 5 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 8 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 26 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 23 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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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 167 - USD 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Berkeley
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    • Bancroft Hotel Berkeley
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    Gillian S
    26 June 2015|
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    Yes there is a parking lot adjacent to the hotel.
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