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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Orange County, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Koenigsbrunn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Bilou is a perfect place to start from if you want to explore the city on foot. It is located only five minutes from Union Square and Market Street. If you follow the street way up Nob Hill, it will take you directly to Fisherman's Wharf or Chinatown in half an hour. This part of San Francisco is loud... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This updated whimsical hotel is a fun place. Theater is closed (not mentioned on website) and turning into restaurant. This hotel is cleaned and people are courteous. The complementary coffee and/or tea were nice. After 6-7 pm the homeless swell the streets and the bar across the street made this location noisy and scary. It was bum nation. My family... More 

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

Dear Yadira, First thank you for your review of our property. We pride ourselves in how we can positively impact our guest's stay in San Francisco. Like any other big city, we do have our issues with the Tenderloin. We are located right on the border of the Tenderloin and downtown San Francisco. We are currently working on our new... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Small Rooms, bad location for Central Area, a lot of poor peoples in that area, noisy zone, very expensive for what they offer and "tricky" way for travel to Airport by "check-out" call reception. I will not recommend for a Family trip in SF.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Hotel Bijou's location cannot be beat, especially as a business traveler on a budget who needed to stay close to Union Square. The hotel is eclectic and eccentric, show casing the Golden Age of Hollywood. Each room has a star on the door and is named after a different movie. The rooms are rather tight, with little wiggle room. Closet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

It's not easy to find a good, clean bargain in downtown San Francisco. The Hotel Bijou has everything you need: clean, safe, wi-fi, morning coffee and yogurt. There are no plush extras, but the price is right. The desk is very friendly, efficient and helpful. The rooms are compact. The bathroom has a good, newish shower. Towels are adequate. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Most of the reasons not to love this hotel have to do with the outside. Sketchy noisy neighborhood. We were on the 6th floor and even then we can hear people drinking and shouting out in the street at all times. And when I say "see" I am being generous because actually the windows were quite dirty on the outside.... More 

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Staying in Union Square

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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 theaters 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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • 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 St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2713
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $114 - $419 (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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