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“A central and cheap place”
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Hotel Bijou
Ranked #126 of 230 Hotels in San Francisco
Reviewed 19 February 2014

A very nice place, front desk and breakfast people as well as cleaning ladies are friendly and willing to help. The price is cheap for the center of SF. The rooms are well-equipped and clean. Come with some ear-plugs (the hotel gives you earplugs for free) as some evenings around the block could be noisy, but nothing special if you are used to live in town. Breakfasts are simply good and cheap. I recommend this hotel because compared to the big hotel companies around; Bijou stands as a "jewel" of relaxing and friendly space downtown. Internet for free; old movies, ...

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled on business
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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for the review, we are happy to hear that you had a good stay with us, and everything according to y our standards. We look forward to a return visit.

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Blanca Rivera
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Located down town with-in walking distance from Market Street and Union Square. The price was very reasonable for it being a "holiday weekend". There were some homeless people in the area and there was a bit of a wait for our room but this didn't affect out stay what so ever. Our room was clean, our host Jaleesa was the best! Super friendly and accommodating. She hooked us up with parking information and breakfast. Would definitely stay there again. THANK YOU JALEESA! :)

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Dear Guest

Sounds like you met Jaleesa. I am thrilled to hear that she offered such wonderful service, thank you for taking the time to write a review about the hotel and mentioning her name. The Hotel Bijou does have a wonderful location accessable to the convention center, San Francisco shopping centre, cable car turn around, and a short distance to china town.

we look forward to a return visit.

kind regards

Blanca Rivera
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Reviewed 12 February 2014

Fantastic location, a couple of blocks away from the nice area, without the zillion dollar price.
Warren and Julisa were outstanding hosts.
We even brought food in and had a movie night in the little theater.
Will definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2014

Daer Guest Thank you for your the review and we are thrilled that you could take full advantage of the movie theater room. Happy to know that my staff delievered good service to you. Please visit us again.

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Blanca

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Reviewed 12 February 2014

Came here last week with a friend and my dog. The management was very pet friendly, and wanted to make sure we had everything we needed. They even let us print concert tickets off their personal computer. Located super close to market and union square, and yes plenty of bums around the corner to keep it interesting. I would stay here again for sure.

Room Tip: higher floors prolly have less street noise.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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2  Thank James F
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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2014

Dear Guest

It was our pleasure to assist you with your pet, and ensure that everyone enjoyed their stay. Thank you for the review, and we look forward to that return visit.

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Blanca
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

The hotel itself is very good, though it isn't so well located, and Blanca Zelidon, a doorkeeper who works there, is a really nice and attentive person. Near the hotel sits Union Square, where you can get many tour buses that show you the whole city.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for the review and the comment on the staff, we are happy to hear that the hotel was in a great location for you and that we were able to meet your guest expectations.

please visit us again.

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Blanca
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

Booked for a stay-over-day before collecting our rental-RV. Good place to start city tours from and a good couple of nights rest. We enjoyed the breakfast and would gladly use this hotel again on a future visit.

Room Tip: We had a room on the front side but this proved to be no problem; sound wasn't really a problem.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for the reivew, we are happy that the Hotel Bijou suited your San Francisco needs. We look forward to that return visit.

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Blanca Rivera
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Reviewed 30 January 2014 via mobile

We arrived on a Friday evening. There were A TON of people just hanging out outside. It was very loud in Our room. I can see people being intimidated by what was going on outside. I'm not one of those people, but at first I was a little overwhelmed by the sketchiness. But the hotel is super cute and a GREAT location. We went out for the night. We got back at about 2:30 am. By that time, the crowd had completely cleared. Noise wasn't an issue. And Saturday morning was Pretty quiet until checkout at noon. For our purposes and price range, this place was perfect. Will definitely stay there again. But if you need to get work done or be in bed early, this might not be the place for you.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
2  Thank Karina C
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HotelBijou111, General Manager at Hotel Bijou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the Hotel Bijou. We do have some rooms that are on the inside and quiet part of the hotel, away from the street. The hotel does have a convenient location to all guest touristy spots. Regarding the street people, as you may have experience they are not a bother, and they clear away. We look forward to a return visit.

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Address: 111 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2713
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Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #126 of 230 Hotels in San Francisco
Price Range: £88 - £291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Bijou 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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 
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