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Bancroft Commons

50 Franklin Street, Worcester, MA 01608
(82 Reviews)

Floor Plans & Pricing

Studio

76 Franklin St - Studio

Studio, 1 Bath | 386 sq. ft.

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60 Franklin St - Studio

Studio, 1 Bath | 386 sq. ft.

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50 Franklin St - Studio

Studio, 1 Bath | 192 sq. ft.

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507 Main St - Studio

Studio, 1 Bath | 266 sq. ft.

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8-16 Portland - Studio

Studio, 1 Bath | 257 sq. ft.

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Portland Street Lofts - Studio

Studio, 1 Bath | 323 sq. ft.

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1 Bedroom

507 Main St - One Bedroom

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 262 sq. ft.

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Portland Street Lofts- One Bedroom

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 460 sq. ft.

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8-16 Portland - One Bedroom

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 538 sq. ft.

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60 Franklin St - One Bedroom

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 416 sq. ft.

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50 Franklin St - One Bedroom

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 372 sq. ft.

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2 Bedrooms

60 Franklin St - Two Bedroom

2 Beds, 1 Bath | 673 sq. ft.

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50 Franklin St - Two Bedroom

2 Beds, 1 Bath | 548 sq. ft.

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507 Main St - Two Bedroom

2 Beds, 1.5 Baths | 609 sq. ft.

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Portland Street Lofts- Two Bedroom

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 452 sq. ft.

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3 Bedrooms

50 Franklin St - Three Bedroom

3 Beds, 1 Bath | 710 sq. ft.

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5 Bedrooms

Portland Street Lofts- Five Bedroom

5 Beds, 5 Baths | 1,096 sq. ft.

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Bancroft Commons Reviews

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anonymous

Resident 2021

7/30/2021

Live here for 6 month and for 4 month our toilet was broken. Instead of fixing it the gave use a key to the apartment next-door and had us go to the bathroom there. Like what I am paying all this rent and I don't… See More>
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    RichardF

    Resident 2018

    1/30/2018

    I recently have moved into this complex and looking through the reviews where i see people complaining of noise and bugs and rude staff is extremely disheartening to see. I worked with a leasing agent, Susannah, whom was nothing more than helpful! My apartment was… See More>
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      anonymous

      Resident 2016

      6/15/2016

      PLEASE DON'T LIVE HERE. !!!BED BUGS!! Don't live here it's the most aweful place I have ever lived in. 1. Don't even bother with maintance they won't pick up your calls and you will probably end up paying for your repairs. 2. Extremely UNPROFESSIONAL!! 3. Mice,… See More>
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        anonymous

        Resident 2015

        11/15/2015

        A review(also venting) of the Bancroft Commons, the former hotel Not to be confused with the buildings across the street which are also associated with Bancroft Commons but look nicer. Cons: 1. First of all the walls are thin, if your neighbor speaks above a… See More>
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          617349AEFG

          Resident 2012 - 2014

          4/10/2014

          I have unfortunately lived in 50 Franklin since July of 2012. I will absolutely be moving out as soon as my lease is up. Actually, I'm moving BEFORE my lease is up. The place is AWFUL! It smells, the staff is rude, the building is… See More>
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            anonymous

            Resident 2012 - 2014

            2/14/2014

            I have lived at Bancroft Commons for almost two years now.. Although, there are few issues with the building as there always are with any apartment complex, the office staff and maintenance staff get everything done. I have noticed there has been many changes in… See More>
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              Were222

              prospectiveVisited 2014

              2/11/2014

              Management is full of day time robbers,do not rent in this place however desperate you could be. they convinced me to deposit money on an apt real quick or some one else would take it. it was dirty so they promised it would be cleaned and… See More>
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                anonymous

                Resident 2013

                8/1/2013

                BEWARE of this place!DON'T rent! It's not safe at all and VERY dangerous! There is always drug dealers who are sitting all the time around the bldg! Lease office stuff are losers! Lease manager is very unprofessional and know nothing about dealing and solving the… See More>
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                  anonymous

                  Resident 2012 - 2013

                  6/27/2013

                  Stay far, far away from this nightmare! Staff was originally kind and courteous when signing the lease, then showed that they are an all-around pain to deal with. We ve had multiple break-in attempts on our apartment and the staff has DONE NOTHING! They wouldn… See More>
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                    Chris281

                    Resident 2009 - 2013

                    4/29/2013

                    My wife and I have lived here for almost 3 years and I just love my covered space in the garage, not to mention the new staff they put in. No problems here! Wash and dryer are right across the hall… See More>
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                      anonymous

                      Resident 2013

                      4/25/2013

                      My experience here at Bancroft Commons has been great. The staff in the office is very nice and always helpful, even if they are extremely busy. They remember everyone by their names as well. I don't have any problems with my apartment or my neighbors.… See More>
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                        Cemerson76

                        Resident 2012 - 2013

                        4/24/2013

                        I had such a wonderful experience leasing here. I just love my apartment and the staff are so nice and thoughtful.

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                          anonymous

                          Resident 2012 - 2013

                          4/20/2013

                          This place was a big mistake! Moved un around november room was filthy when we moved in & they should havw put a notice " room comes with bed bugs " yes. I mean bed bugs! The office did nothing about it for months… See More>
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                            anonymous

                            prospectiveVisited 2013

                            3/15/2013

                            Moved all of my stuff into a room and then out of it all I'm the same day. During the couple of hours I was there I witnessed multiple people who were clearly on drugs. That day, the hallways smelled of weed and piss.… See More>
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                              anonymous

                              Resident 2012

                              1/29/2013

                              Be sure to read all the reviews here very CAREFULLY! This place is a nightmare! We only lived at their property accross the street called (Portland Street Lofts)for only 6 days! I can't say anymore due to a pending law suit against these idiots! But… See More>
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                                MarieNadine

                                Resident 2011 - 2013

                                1/28/2013

                                I have lived at Bancroft Commons for 2 Years. I go to MCPHS and I am always in and out of the building. When I get home it is nice and quiet on my floor so I am able to study without inturruptions. A few… See More>
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                                  brett.m

                                  Resident 2011 - 2012

                                  6/11/2012

                                  RUN AWAY...and don't look back, seriously! I promise, you do NOT want to live here!

                                  RUN AWAY...and don't look back, seriously! I promise, you do NOT want to live here! Like many other graduate students that were fooled by the pleasant building fa ade and lobby and temporarily polite leasing staff, I left before my lease agreement. I wish… See More>
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                                    anonymous

                                    Resident 2011 - 2012

                                    5/5/2012

                                    DO NOT MOVE HERE

                                    PARKING: My car window was broken into in the deeded spot that I pay for every month. I thought it would be better/safer if I paid an additional amount to move into their garage, but today, there literally was a piece of the ceiling that… See More>
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                                      anonymous

                                      Resident 2011

                                      11/2/2011

                                      Awful

                                      Abysmal. It's all smoke and mirrors, they tried to make it look nice from the outside and lobby, but it's a joke. Oh yes, they have a gym to use with no temperature control. Very comfortable in the middle of summer and… See More>
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                                        whatyoudontknowwonthurtu

                                        Resident 2011

                                        10/14/2011

                                        almost became the property manager...so it goes on..

                                        buyer after buyer...so it goes on and on (why cant a community stay..whow do you expect one to feel at home with so much change..and dont forget the employees) its all in the hands of the holder. Ruin stable lives. Ruin a historical artifact..… See More>
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                                          anonymous

                                          prospectiveVisited 2011

                                          9/27/2011

                                          Worst Place Ever

                                          This has to be the worst place ever. A budy of mine had moved in and had nothing but problems every day and one disaster after another. She was told there would be free wireless internet and elevators. As it turns out there… See More>
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                                            anonymous

                                            Resident 2010 - 2011

                                            8/20/2011

                                            Don't do it!

                                            This place may look great from the lobby entrance, but once you're past that, it's all downhill. The elevators are ALWAYS breaking down and even if they are "working" you fear for your life while on it. The people are not of the best quality.… See More>
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                                              anonymous

                                              Resident 2007 - 2008

                                              3/16/2011

                                              Bancroft Commons Is Not For Someone Trying To Get Their 1st Place!

                                              They dont tell u everything there is up front and for every little thing u want fixed or done they charge! i left the apartment when u moved out almost perfect except for a broken bathroom door and two scrapes on the the walls and… See More>
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                                                anonymous

                                                Resident 2009 - 2010

                                                2/15/2011

                                                DO NOT MOVE HERE!!

                                                DO NOT MOVE HERE! I was informed by the Worcester police that a new gang just moved into the area. Furthermore, the company that owns the property is too worried about building new apartment complexes elsewhere across the country to worry about the… See More>
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                                                  anonymous

                                                  Resident 2009 - 2010

                                                  1/21/2010

                                                  Beware all ye who enter here be damed

                                                  This is the worse renting experiance I have ever had. the management are terrable people rude and threatining. There everything in the fitness center is broken. There so called club house is a pay pool table an a 13 inch tv. The evevators are always… See More>

                                                    Features & Amenities

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                                                    • Laundry On-Site
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                                                    • 24-Hour Fitness Center
                                                    • Elevator
                                                    • Fitness Center
                                                    • Free Weights
                                                    • Guest Room
                                                    • High-Speed Internet
                                                    • Night Patrol
                                                    • On-Site Maintenance
                                                    • On-Site Management
                                                    • Package Receiving Service
                                                    • Short Term Lease Available
                                                    • Vintage
                                                    • Wi-Fi Access
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                                                    Leasing

                                                    Welcome to Bancroft Commons, convenient apartment living in the heart of Downtown Worcester, MA. With six distinct buildings to choose from, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for! Our community offers easy access to all of the major highways including 190, 290, 146, 122, 9 and the Mass Pike, and is walking distance to the area's finest shopping, dining and entertainment. Our uniquely designed studio, one, two and three bedroom apartment homes are pet friendly and feature fully applianced gourmet kitchens, oversized windows, energy efficient gas heat and central air conditioning. Some of our units are loft style and feature hardwood floors, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. We also have several parking options available to our residents! Call us today to reserve your new home at Bancroft Commons!
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                                                    Asked on: 03/19/2018
                                                    Q: What is the estimated utility bill for one person?

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