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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A comfortable independent hotel in an excellent position. The staff were very helpful from the welcoming drink and free street map on arrival, to the exceptional help from Cicero who was on duty overnight. Not only did he have excellent local knowledge but because we needed a travel bag, he provided us with information so that we complied with airline... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Look this little quaint hotel. Each room has its own name and I stayed in "Mrs Doubtfire". The staff was friendly and helpful. The location was great. Despite there were a few homeless people, I felt quite safe and they were actually quite harmless. Will stay in this hotel again.

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time here. Wifi, breakfast in the morning and perfect location for everything I wanted to do. Would highly recommend! Staff was extremely friendly and helpful with directions and recommendations.

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family spent 3 nights at the hotel recently. The staff were always attentive and considerate even before one of our family had a serious fall while on a tour of the city's sights. The accident unfortunately end up with one of the family members being hospitalised, requiring a short stay at the UCSF Medical Centre and further treatment upon... More 

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Thank Zoe T
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Cute little hotel in a great location. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Had an old and dated feel. Not the nicest hotel ive ever stayed in but For the price it was great. I would stay there again.

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The location is very central but I would advise against staying here if you are female and traveling alone. There are tons of homeless at all times of the day. There were a couple of times I felt unsafe. It is not the hotels fault but I feel like you should know these things. The rooms are small but have... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights as part of a city break. Rooms are of a good size, and each have a quirky name, ours being Escape From Alcatraz! There is no restaurant however the hotel provide a breakfast bag each morning which contains a Danish pastry, an orange and a bottle of water. Yoghurts are also available at breakfast... More 

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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this review

Dear 4791HRJ, Thank you for your stay with us here at Hotel Bijou. Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry that we disappointed you with your stay. Like any other large metropolitan city we have our fair share of vagrants and city life. We work hard with the local law enforcement and Neighborhood organizations to try to keep... More 

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Orange County, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I understand maybe from a tourist perspective this is a "great location" but I can assure you that from a business travelers standpoint it was a mess. I've stayed in hotels across the globe for work and this was the ONLY time I felt unsafe. The neighborhood is a mess and the homeless were literally sitting on the front step... More 

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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Alyssa C, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I'm very glad to see that from a product and service perspective we were able to come through for you. But, I am very sorry that you felt unsafe while staying with us. I understand the issues with our location and we do what we can to provide... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A great hotel in a great location. A few minutes walk from the Powell Station which is easily reached by BART from San Francisco International. You can catch the Cable Car to Fisherman's Wharf from nearby too. There are homeless people in the area but this is no reflection on the hotel (it's a city-wide thing). Staff are friendly and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Location Superb as its near Powell Station and union square # courteous staff # nearby restaurants and buses one can take to explore the city. They offer breakfast in packets with fruits and water bottle # stayed for 3 nights with family - value for money

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Bijou is the most unique of all the Bay Area boutique hotels in downtown San Francisco. Inspired by San Francisco's rich cinematic history, our San Francisco Union Square hotel is adorned with classic movie palace designs and dramatic Hollywood portraits. Each of our 65 comfortable guest rooms in our Union Square hotel in San Francisco is named after a motion picture shot here in the city. Using the original movie stills as decorative accents, Hotel Bijou provides our guests with the most interesting downtown San Francisco hotel rooms while simultaneously keeping you centrally located to everything this exciting city has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bijou

Address: 111 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $156 - $450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Bijou 2.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Bijou Hotel San Francisco
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“Good accessability”
 of 5 bubbles ZoeT317, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It was best to have a room not overlooking the street”
 of 5 bubbles 674alyssac, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors mean further away from the street noise”
 of 5 bubbles Nicsta196, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for higher floors ,beds were very comfy # little small rooms but very neat and clean - Very helpful front desk -”
 of 5 bubbles SujitDoshy, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have less noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Hjk1648, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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