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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a 2 minute walk from Florence's central train station (Firenze SMN), it is a very nice low budget hotel. We were greeted by a warm concierge every morning who served an excellent buffet breakfast. Florence is a fantastic and charming city and everything is within walking distance so this hotel is very close to the station and even closer...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay at Hotel Bijou. The staff were very kind and friendly, the rooms were large and clean. It is very near the main train station and within walking distance to museums and stores. Some tasty restaurants nearby. The rooftop terrace is AMAZING: DO NOT MISS IT! No hesitations in recommending!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The hotel is excellent, rooms are large and everything is good, clean and nice, also the room rate is very cheap. The breakfast is also very good and all the staff are very nice and kind:PERFECT SERVICE! The rooftop terrace is SPECTACULAR: take a look. I would go back again.

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

The room itself was ok, wifi was 2euros which they didn't specify and we weren't allowed to control the air conditioning which left us freezing in the middle of the night. But worth it for the convenient location. The man at the desk, however, was rude, unhappy to serve us, and outright angry when I requested to print my boarding...

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Modesto, California
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A roper guided me to the hotel from the train station promising inexpensive but clean accommodations. The room was very large with a high ceiling and balcony. The staff didn't speak much English and seemed to scream a lot at each other and at the customers in a non-threatening, almost friendly manner. The staff seems to smoke a lot and...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

2 star hotel close to the train station. There is no metro system in Florence so be prepared to walk a lot which is lovely, as everything is within close proximity to the hotel. Beds were comfortable enough, rooms huge and airy. Staff were friendly and accommodating. Would recommend to anyone visiting the beautiful city of Firenze.

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sweden
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The hotel is in a very good location, close to the railwaystation and centre. The roofterrace is wonderful, with a great view. But the rooms look nothing like the pictures on Internet. I think the pictures are taken in the 3-star hotel Anna-Bella nextdoor, run by the same people. In hotel Bijou the rooms are very small and drab, like...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very close to the city centre, just beside the Maria Novella train station. 5 min walk to the Duomo.. We had a triple room and it was really spacious but it was above the main floor and no lift. It had a sink and a flat screen TVs.The down side was the toilet..at night and in the...

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Ireland
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

On arriving at Hotel Bijou after a long journey we were greeted by an unfriendly receptionist who informed us that we did not have a booking even though we had an email with a reference number and confirmation of the booking. A half hour of the receptionist and a staff member yelling at us ensued with the receptionist blaming us...

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Poitiers, France
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed for three nights at Hotel Bijoux, and it went very well. We spent our entire days out and about, so we were only here in the evenings before going to bed and in the mornings, but the staff were welcoming and accommodating and the rooms sparse but comfortable. The bathroom floors often flooded with the use of the...

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Staying in San Lorenzo

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
the Hotel is situated at 3rd floor of a magnificent old classic Florentine style building in the historical center, very close to the central train station of Firenze S. Maria Novella (100 mt., only 3 minutes walk) and Mc Donald's store, nearby the Exhibition Center of Fortezza da Basso, and in front of the Congress Center and the Business Center and in short distance from all the points of attraction of the city. The hotel is very near the wonderful Church of S. Maria Novella, the Medici Chapels and the traditional Market of San Lorenzo, next to the marvellous Church of San Lorenzo. At only 50 mt. there are also a nice Chinese restaurant on the corner and the Supermarket CONAD. The hotel has an elevator; rooms are equipped with private bath, A/C, heating, telephone, and TV set: some rooms have external bath. On demand, it's possible to have rooms with balcony. There is also a nice terrace on the roof where guests can sunbathe and enjoy a marvellous view on the city. Information about museums and wine-and-food tours in Florence and in Tuscany countryside. Breakfast is Continental with buffet: prices can range. No night curfew in hotel: concierge service is 24 hours a day. Fax service in hotel. We accept all kinds of groups: schools, religious, seniors, families, etc. Before departure, you can leave your baggages in hotel free of charge and for all the time needed. Credit Cards accepted: VISA, MC, JCB, AMERICAN EXPRESS. There is possibility of FREE parking or garage in the area. Hotel run by a family; they take care of their hotel personally and speak English, Spanish, French. To get FURTHER INFORMATION, LAST-MINUTE, CHEAP RATES, DISCOUNTS & SPECIAL OFFERS please visit our websites => hotel-bijou - florenceroomshotelbijou ... more   less 

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Address: Via Fiume 5, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: $60 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Bijou 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“the room #2 has a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles seja2017, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Balcony is key!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 18carliec, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“There are some rooms with a joined balcony, which adds a nice feature to the stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 665kelleyg, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“The room #2 has a nice balcony”
 of 5 bubbles aldpa2016, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room #5 is very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles tonycT7567EC, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
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