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Il Bijoux di Penelope

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Bologna, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I spend 4 nights at the Bijoux di Penelope, and it was very nice stay. It was fairly expensive for a B&B, but for the price you get a lovely room which is kept very well, with a comfortable bed, balcony, air conditioning,TV, wifi, daily room cleaning, a good breakfast and a shared bathroom that was kept very clean. Also... More 

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V-Penelope, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Joel, thanks for the review, detailed and beautiful. I' m glad that Bijoux has made you spend a good time and that you have so appreciated the services of the Ametista Room. The location is central and beautiful, the shared bathroom on Bijoux is considered a plus because large, with window, kit courtesy execellent and cleanliness is very... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Rated 1st of 273 B & B's in Bologna, We were happy to secure a room for 2 nights on what turned out to be a trade week with super normal prices. However we have not stayed in the other 272, so it is difficult to judge. The reviews were very positive and the €180 per night accepted The location... More 

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Thank CharlesMacD
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1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place . Beautiful, absolutely kind and friendly hostess Penelope. Great rooms. Located in the centre of Bologna. Rooms with view. Perfect bathroom cleaning. Excellent kit courtesy. Rich Breakfast included. A lot of care for details. Romantic, luxurious, classy, elegant and enchanting atmosphere. Laundry service, air conditioning, wi-fi, TV and room daily cleaning all included and perfectly working and arranged.

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V-Penelope, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind and unexpected review, for your detailed description and sharing your experience with Tripadvisor's Travellers. I’m glad that the services offered at the B&B have satisfied your requirements, the location, cleaning, rich breakfast. Is very gratifying for me to read that Bijoux is a wonderful place for you because: romantic, luxurious and... More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We have spent two lovely days in Penelope's Bijou, she is very kind and nice and made us feel like home. The room is spacious and comfortable and the breakfast is very rich in Italian goodies. The house is perfectly situated in order to go everywhere by foot. Also, all suggested places for lunch and dinner were excellent. Thanks again... More 

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V-Penelope, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review

Dear A and A, thanks so much for writing your first review dedicated to Bijoux di Penelope. It 'it has been a pleasure to meet you and accommodate you. The Rubino room is very large and comfortable for families like you who have a little baby. I'm happy to have satisfied your needs with the cot for the little Thomas... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2015

While the proprietor and her mother were very lovely people and the place was clean and well situated, there was NO AIR CONDITIONING. The week we were in Bologna was warm and because there was no air conditioning, we had to open the windows. The street noise was very loud - this seemed to be the main drag for the... More 

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V-Penelope, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review
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Salve Joann e G, rispondo in italiano perché avendo voi origini italiane comprendete bene. Grazie per aver dedicato tempo a... More 

Verona, Veneto, Italy
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

A super atmosphere on arrival. Friendly greeting by Luca, with tour of the apartment. Excellent, clean facilities and with personal touches everywhere. The kitchen in particular was very well appointed. The location of the B&B is excellent, as within a couple of minutes you can be in the bustling centre Bologna. A wonderful short stay.

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V-Penelope, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review

Dear Stephano, it was a pleasure for me host you, I managed to reserve the room Rubino for you that you had liked so much! the kitchen is very pretty, colorful and furnished with particular and funny objects! I'm glad you you value Bijoux excellent, locationn is very central and convenient, it's not necessary moving with public transport. I'm happy... More 

Astrakhan, Russia
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

We stayed at il Bijoux di Penelope B&B for 11 wonderful nights in October. I can only say that it was a magnificent experience! The excellent location of B&B in the very center of Bologna (just few paces away from the central Via Indipendenza and piazza Maggiore, 15 minutes walk for the Bologna Stazione Centrale surrounded by the best restaurants... More 

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V-Penelope, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review
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Dolce Karina, ti rispondo in italiano perchè tu parli e capisci molto bene questa lingua! E' stato un vero piacere... More 

Vieques
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2014

As advertised, Bijoux de Penelope is right in the heart of Bologna. It is clean, accessible and away from the street bustle. We had a lovely room overlooking centuries of history. But the real value is Penelope herself. We had a serious medical emergency (requiring hospitalization) our second night and Penelope stepped up. She was invaluable in getting assistance using... More 

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V-Penelope, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review

Dear guests, was a pleasure to meet you, I'm happy that the room Amethyst has been appreciated by you ... the panoramic view of the city is really wonderful! Unfortunately, for the emergency medical you have not been able to visit Bologna, I hope to have you again guests, and also to come in your beautiful B & B, a... More 

Wallingford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I spent three wonderful weeks in Bologna in an outstanding B&B, the Bijoux di Penelope. Two lovely ladies, Penelope and her mother, Nicholetta, cannot do enough for you. They are ever looking for ways to please you. They have created a warm and comfortable ambience, one in which you immedietly feel that you "belong." Should I return to Bologna, I... More 

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V-Penelope, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review
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CARISSIMO Harry, io so quanto ti piace scrivere e leggere in italiano, per questo non ti rispondo in inglese :-)... More 

Denver, Colorado
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201 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is a two bedroom apartment/B&B with a small kitchen (with range and cooking equipment)/sitting area (with a clothes washing machine) and a balcony, a shared bath with shower. It can be rented as a single room or double room. It is not an "american" spacious property, but is plenty big for spending the night, considering one would be seeing... More 

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Titolare_del_Bijoux, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this review

Dear "nadudde" you have been my guest in my other structure, NO BIJOUX DI PENELOPE, BUT BABY BIJOUX DI PENELOPE! thank you for writing a review of your stay. The location of Baby Bijoux is really central, but Bologna does not have an "old zone" ... You do not understand my explanation: Bologna was born in that area, then it... More 

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Address: Via Augusto Righi 19, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Number of rooms: 3
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“'Just enjoy the comfort and well-being of the Bijoux”
 of 5 bubbles 969harrys, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The B&B is on the top (4th) floor of what seems to be a commercial building, so in the evenings it is quiet. My room abutted the elevator shaft, but there was not much noise in the nights. Being in the center of the city, on a holiday it can be noisy with revellers in the streets.”
 of 5 bubbles carolync403, 27 May 2014 | Read review
“Take earplugs because at night it can get a little bit noisy outside.”
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 of 5 bubbles Barbara_vdb123, 19 Oct 2013 | Read review
“If you're couple, ask for the room with a balcony overlooking the river! Bed is a roomy double, not twins pushed together (which I hate).”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccaw144, 18 Jun 2013 | Read review
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