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Hotel Bijou

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Fiume, 5, 50123 Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Davis, California
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel Bijou is located in a desirable location in Florence, close to the train station and a few minutes walk to the Duomo. We stayed 4 nights and thought that it was an average experience. The air conditioning is controlled by the front desk. One recommendation is to not open the windows at night because of the noise and mosquitoes.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travelled to Florence with a group of classmates and teachers. All 40 of us stayed in both the Hotel Bijou and their sister Hotel, Hotel Annabella. Both were very accomodating to our large party, and I highly recommend for anyone staying in large groups. The location was good -- everything was easily walkable, and the train station was only... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Two hotels in one, rude staff, wouldn't check me in at advertised time, shouting and inexplicable, repeated banging of doors which reverberates through my own room. 6th budget hotel in Italy I've stayed at, experienced traveller. Air conditioning is centrally controlled and switched off when they like. Dodgey place. Would recommend... You to avoid!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Spent the weekend here in an en suite room, with 4 beds, absolutely perfect, the staff are very nice and friendly! And only located a few mins walk from the train station and about 5 - 10 mins walk to the center. Can't not say anything bad about this place! Will be back to stay again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

If you have to budget, this place is a great find. Yes, you will have to share bathroom with another room but you have your own sink in your room. For under 100 per night, this is the go to bargain. Rooftop views are breath taking. Staff were more than accommodating. Note: wifi only available in lobby area.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Hotel Bijou is great value if you are prioritising location and character. It's actually quite charming, I don't know if we just got a particularly nice room but it had loads of space and a fantastic Juliet balcony. It's old fashioned which gives a sense of grandeur. I read reviews complaining about noise and stairs and bugs and nonsense. You're... More

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Le Mans, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Spent 6 days in this hotel. The staff is fine and english speaking. It is located conveniently close to train station and city center. Accept booking without having to provide credit cart information.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We have just returned from four nights in its sister hotel ( Annabella ) which was just across the corridor , both hotels excellent location for station and major sights all within 10-15 mins walking. Near the doorway to Hotel Bijou is the number 1 bus stop that takes you to Lucca , well worth a visit.

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Brussels, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Very happy with the incredible service we received here. The staff was incredibly helpful and accommodating with all of our wishes. I would definitely spend more time here in the future. Very valuable which is also another pro!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We think we said it all in the title: but really, more than we expected. Don't judge by its 2 star category.... this place easily wins over some of the so called 3 star properties we've visited! Our room was very cozy and spacious, equipped with balcony too! And the staff at the reception were absolutely polite. The rooftop terrace... More

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Address: Via Fiume, 5, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Bijou 2*
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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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