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Bancroft Hotel

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Pool
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed for one night for a night in this hotel on September23, and I would say it is a charming old-style hotel. The receptionist was nice and quite helpful in guiding us on the places of interest and food establishment in the area. The...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This hotel has an awful lot of character, from the architecture, to the recently-renovated period style rooms, to the commitment to offering an eco-friendly experience. The rooms were quite small, but with lovely windows and balconies in many, and the bathrooms old fashioned, but they...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Really enjoyed staying at this old hotel with its dark wood and aroma of freshly baked scones winding up the steep staircase. The rooms were small but comfortable with french doors that opened to let in fresh air. The bathrooms are dated, but clean and...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Sadly we were assigned rom 204 after an exhausting 10hour car ride we checked in lugged up luggage to realize Michelle gave us wrong keys. Anyway Around 11ish we heard loud noise from room about us char was being dragged back and forth across wooden...More

Thank sipak02
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Our daughter goes to Cal, we've tried many of the hotels in the area and this time thought we'd try The Bancroft due to its proximity to campus. Rooms are extremely small and bathrooms are even tinier. We showed up at 2:30 hoping to check...More

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Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$167 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$167 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Gillian S
26 June 2015|
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Response from Gwen F | Reviewed this property |
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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