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Bancroft Manor Bed and Breakfast

318 Marshall St., P.O. Box 654, Kennett Square, PA 19348-0654
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at Bancroft Manor several times and just love it! Mike, the owner, is friendly and welcoming and the rooms are spacious and clean. While relaxing in the porch swing in the evening, we met some other vacationers and had an enjoyable evening of conversation. The best little ice cream shop is within walking distance, as well as... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Although we had lived in nearby Philadelphia, we weren't aware how charming Kennett Square is! The Bancroft Manor is a several block walk from town, and is a lovely place to stay while there. Mike is a chatty and helpful host, and made us a lovely breakfast featuring local mushrooms. (Kennett Square is the mushroom capital of the world.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a quiet and relaxing night. We stayed in the "Amish" room and slept in the Murphy bed in the sunroom with the windows open. We slept great and it was fun to wake up to the sun rising and the birds chirping. For dinner we walked into town and had great paella at Byrsa. Highly... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We booked this B&B because it was in walking distance of Kennett Square and easy drive to Longwood Gardens. First impression was okay. Nice home and okay neighborhood; however, Mike (the owner) was great and Gina made a wonderful breakfast every morning and was very sweet. Both were accommodating to my need to be gluten free. As with most B&B's,... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I was truly pleased with my stay at the Bancroft Manor. The owner, Mike Snyder, greeted me with a smiling face and friendly smile, that makes one feel warm and very much at home. It is located on a quiet street with a super front porch with swinging porch couch and rockers, to enjoy the breeze of large trees and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a lovely time at Bancroft Manor. The place is very well-appointed, with comfort of the guests being a top priority for our friend Mike, the Innkeeper. Breakfast was delicious and he even made us bonus brownies! I'd definitely recommend staying at Bancroft if you are visiting the Brandywine Valley area.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed here two nights on a visit to see the nearby gardens (Chanticleer and Longwood). The B&B is within walking distance of "downtown" Kennett Square, which is really just a couple of blocks of shops and restaurants. Michael, the innkeeper, was very helpful. He was personable but did not butt in or chew your ear off, as some B&B... More 

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed here with my visiting parents, the price was ok but it lacked the specialness that you expect at a B&B. Mike was nice and checked us in, no welcoming drinks or snacks at check in. The AC had to be turned on and set. The rooms were nice and clean and period looking. I must... More 

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Columbia, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Innkeeper Mike was very accommodating in making our arrangements, including a change in the number of guests. However when we checked in, Mike asked for payment up front (the abruptness startled me) and the welcome was best described as business-like. There were no welcoming amenities, such as bottled water, drinks or other refreshments. The guest refrigerator was absolutely bare. It... More 

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Swoope, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We had a fabulous time. Great location and quiet. Breakfasts fit for a king. Charming host. Our first breakfast included a portabello mushroom streak with a grilled tomato slice and scrambled eggs on top. Very fitting since we were in the mushroom capital of the world. Thank you Mike for a wonderful time.

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