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    Bancroft Hotel

    2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1717
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    Reviewed 15 May 2015

    We selected this hotel because of its location, style and the reviews on TripAdvisor. It is old and we love old, but not uncared for and shabby. No amenities like a full length mirror, iron, hair dryer. Left around 9 am and remembered we had...More

    1  Thank Saugatuckian
    Reviewed 3 May 2015

    Stayed here 3 nights in a Bay view room that faced Bancroft. Room was small but very clean . Luckily the balcony made it feel a bit larger than it was. I had forgotten how loud Berkeley can be! The bay view was so distant...More

    Thank dovershore
    Reviewed 28 February 2015

    We just got home from a 4 day visit to Berkeley and stayed at the Bancroft. We had a great time. The hotel staff (front desk, breakfast crew, house keeping, EVERYBODY!) were over the top helpful and accomodating. I had a few OJ quirks that...More

    Thank Davis275
    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    I spent four nights at the Bancroft Hotel and enjoyed it. I liked the breakfast room, and it was one of the better continental breakfasts I've had (bananas, apples, fresh oatmeal, delicious pastries, plain yogurt, and great granola). I liked the french windows in my...More

    Thank Gwen F
    Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

    Parking lot is close by and inexpensive. Free breakfast, walk to shopping, UC Berkeley and food galore! Cute rooms - small rooms but quaint and very clean. Location is in a safe area and staff is very friendly and helpful. I'd definitely stay here again.

    Thank 556danaa
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • 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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    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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    "good location in University of California area"
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