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    Bancroft Hotel

    2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1717
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    Reviewed May 19, 2013

    The Bancroft is a rip-off! I recently paid $180 for a room with no amenities - bed was hard, towels were like sandpaper. They leverage their location (near UC Berkeley) to rip-off travelers. Room was also noisy - street noise was a real nuisance, both...More

    1  Thank Myra S
    Reviewed May 18, 2013

    Checked in on Friday for a visit with my daughter. Close to her sorority. After checking in my daughter and i left to go shopping and go to dinner. Returned at around 10:30 pm. Retired to bed and were eaten alive by bed bugs!!!!! They...More

    7  Thank Lmcooper
    Response from 2680BancroftHotel, Manager at Bancroft HotelResponded June 19, 2013

    Thank you for informing us of this. We did have a thorough inspection of the hotel by EcoLab, and they found no traces of bed bugs. Thank you for choosing the Bancroft Hotel.

    Reviewed April 9, 2013

    The Bancroft hotel was designed by a noted architect of the 1920's arts and crafts era with Asian and Mediterranean influences. The elegant facade of this historic place is embellished with numerous columns. The hotel's interior has been refurbished; it is charming and done in...More

    1  Thank Dellsworth
    Reviewed April 3, 2013

    We had not been to San Francisco or Berkeley before. We spent the first two nights of our 16-day stay in the Clift Hotel in Geary St, SF. This was a mistake! We then moved to the Bancroft and found our home in Berkeley. It...More

    1  Thank Tim T
    Reviewed March 16, 2013

    I stayed in the Bancroft on two separate nights in the past 2 weeks, while visiting my daughter in Berkeley. The first room was on the 1st floor (2nd floor in the US) and had a balcony overlooking the back of a cafe, with a...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • $167 - $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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    "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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