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Il Bijoux di Penelope
Ranked #1 of 302 Bologna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 19, 2013

Penelope offers the best service that I ever experienced in a B&B.
She is so nice and really wants to understand everything you say and takes her time to make sure that everything is in perfect concerning your stay. Rooms & sanitary are cleaned on a daily basis.

Furthermore, I had a big room with a terrace that had a view on one of the secrets of Bologna: a little river that makes you think of Venice. I could not be happier with the accommodation that I found with Penelope. She made my holiday more relax and she showed me what real Italian hospitality is.

Thanks Penelope!

Room Tip: Take earplugs because at night it can get a little bit noisy outside.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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Titolare_del_Bijoux, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2013

Barbara : Dear, smiling, sweet, new friend,
it was a pleasure to know you, a kind girl, neat.
From the very beginning you was a friend!
I 'm happy that you've been well to Bijoux,
all guests appreciate location, cleanliness, hospitality, services,
and Penelope :-)

Your room "Amethyst" has a breathtaking panoramic view!
Red roofs of Bologna, and below, the famous "Little Venice" the canal.

Noise is subjective, Bijoux is in the heart of Bologna, a beautiful area, alive,
full of bars, restaurants, nightclubs ...
I am attentive to every detail, and so I changed the windows in August 2013,
to eliminate noise!

Thanks for publishing the photos!

See you soon!
A hug ...
Penelope.

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Reviewed September 29, 2013

Two years running we stay in B&B during exhibition in September. To say that B&B's appartment are great is to say nothing, bcz there you felt as at home. Interesting flat's design, every room, even the bath, is made with excellent taste. Peny is so lovely, always help you and could understand you even if you don;tspeak Italian:-))). We missed her so much and waiting the next arriving there.
Thank you Penelope so much! We miss you!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled on business
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Thank LeOsrl
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Titolare_del_Bijoux, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2013

Dear friend "V",
what a wonderful surprise this your review! :-) I'm happy!!!
You are for me, after two years, loved ones and delightful friends,
you are a great team, and a well-known company in the world ...
I wait for you next year to Cersaie, but I hope to see you before,
  to Bijoux or .... In Russia...

Kisses and hugs friends!
See you soon!

Penny!!!

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Reviewed June 18, 2013

We've just spent four nights at Bijou Penelope's and couldn't have been happier with our accommodation. Granted, the decor is of a particular taste, which you can see from the website, but we found it extrenely charming. The room and bathroom were much bigger than I expected. We had a balcony with table and chairs, with a gorgeous view of a small canal down below and red rooftops and church-tops above. Excellent value for money. I explained to Penelope that I was having trouble sleeping in my pregnancy due to hip pain, and she supplied me with lots of extra pillows and duvets, which made my sleep much more comfortable. What's more, when she heard it was my birthday, she ran out and returned with a bottle of perfume wrapped up! Her mother (I think) cleans the B&B and was also lovely. Both she and Penelope gave us great tips for what to do in Bologna, and there were leaflets and restaurant cards in the hallway. Breakfast is basic but enough. The coffee machine made a lovely coffee - and there were even decaf options for me. Unlimited bottles of fruit juice and both still and sparkling water available. Also - importantly - the whole place was spotless! And I mustn't forget to mention the great location; everything we needed was within walking distance. We had a magical stay in Bologna, and Bijou Penelope played a big part in that. Grazie mille, Penny!

Room Tip: If you're couple, ask for the room with a balcony overlooking the river! Bed is a roomy double...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank rebecca w
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Titolare_del_Bijoux, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2013
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Dolce Rebecca e caro M.
vi rispondo in italiano, so che interpretate bene... :-)
Mi ha fatto molto piacere conoscervi, tanto dolci, simpatici, educati...
Spero di potervi avere ancora ospiti un giorno in 3 !
Sono contenta che il Bijoux abbia soddisfatto le vostre aspettative, sia per la location che per i servizi offerti, l'arredamento, la pulizia, e i miei consigli a voi utili per un romantico soggiorno a Bologna!
Accontentare le tue esigenze Rebecca, è stato per me un dolce piacere!
Aspetto notizie in ottobre....
Un immenso abbraccio ragazzi!
Arrivederci!
Penny.

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

we stayed for 3 nights in Bologna. Penelope's Bijoux is well placed to explore the city. Quite spacious, very original, with your own kitchen and on the balcony your are almost above the other houses and you can have your breakfast and follow whats going on in the streets. Penelope was VERY KIND and helped us with excellent suggestions for dinner places. If we come back to Bologna, we would anytime choose the Bijoux again!

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Elki_Pepi
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Titolare_del_Bijoux, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2013

Dear guests,
I'm happy that your stay was pleasant to Bijoux,
and that you have appreciated the particular room,
I hope ... see you soon!
Penelope

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Reviewed April 1, 2013

This charming B&B, located right in the center of Bologna historical center, is simply perfect. Penelope prepares everything for you with kindness and attention, you are warmly welcome will feel like home. The rooms are wonderful with a lovely deco and an individual bathroom attached. I strongly recommend it for your stay at Bologna!

Antoine

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Antoine P
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Titolare_del_Bijoux, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2013

Hi Antoine,
I'm happy that your stay was pleasant!
As promised, I'll see you again in Bologna at Bijoux, or Paris.
A warm greeting and a hug!
Penelope

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

I spent a couple of nights in Bologna at Bijoux di Penelope and would recommend it to anyone. Superb central location less than 10 minutes walk from both the Piazza Maggiore and the railway station, spotlessly clean and a charming hostess.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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Titolare_del_Bijoux, Proprietario at Il Bijoux di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2013

Dear "Eisgrub",
I' m so glad that your stay at the Bijoux as been enjoyable.
I hope see you in the next time.
All the best!
Penelope

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Reviewed November 1, 2012

Amazing room, perfect hospitality, everythink to make a perfect breakefast in the center of the town so you don't have a problem to go to make a walk... nice, clean, you feel like you are in house of your friend. For sure I will come back to Penelope. Bologna was special also because I was staying here.
Thank you Penelope, realy amazing

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Address: Via Augusto Righi 19, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
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Ranked #1 of 302 B&Bs / Inns in Bologna
Number of rooms: 3

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