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Bancroft Hotel

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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
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Reviewed June 5, 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

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Reviewed June 5, 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

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Reviewed May 5, 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 April 23, 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

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Reviewed April 9, 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

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Price range
$167 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Berkeley
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Yes there is a parking lot adjacent to the hotel.
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"Definitely NOT 2nd floor"
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"Go elsewhere!"
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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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