Hotel Bijou

2 star hotel


111 Mason Street San FranciscoSee nearby area


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    Lonely Planet review

    Deep in the down-and-out Tenderloin, the Bijou stands in disregard of its gritty surroundings, a safe haven for midrange travelers looking for a bit of style on the cheap. Rooms are decorated with a nod to the movies, and there are even nightly screenings of films shot in San Francisco.

    The lobby is decorated to look like the lobby of a movie theater, and the front desk doubles as a candy counter so you'll have something to munch on during screenings. The movie room lies beyond red velvet curtains and has two rows of antique movie-house seats, a cool detail. Upstairs, some rooms (and bathrooms) are on the small side. Beds have gaudy space-age patterned bedspreads of pink, green and purple. The mattresses are comfortable enough, though the linens and pillows are nothing special. If you're a get-up-and-go traveler the Bijou is centrally located, despite the not-so-nice neighborhood (think cops and robbers, hookers and johns). The big drawback is noise: the rear-facing high-floor rooms are the quietest.

    Our independent authors have visited Hotel Bijou and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Downtown & Civic Center.

    Description provided by property

    This unique hotel in San Francisco is within walking distance from Union Square and the Moscone Center Convention Center. The hotel offers guest rooms inspired by the cinema.

    Every room at the Bijou are completely non-smoking and feature cable TV. Work desks and free Wi-Fi are also offered in the rooms.

    A small cinema at the Bijou Hotel shows San Francisco based films nightly. The hotel also offers full concierge services.

    Hotel Bijou is steps from the Powell Street Bart Public Transportation Station. The Westfield Mall is 2 blocks away.

    Important information

    Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

    **PLEASE NOTE: Hotel accepts pets under 20 lbs. Charges may be applicable. Contact the hotel for prices. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Services & facilities

    • Family
      • Family rooms
    • Concierge
      • Concierge service
    • Non-smoking
      • Non-smoking rooms
      • Non-smoking throughout
    • Accessibility
      • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Guest services
      • 24-hour front desk
      • Tour desk
    • Restaurant/CafĂ©
      • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Transport/transfers
      • Shuttle service (surcharge)
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free WiFi
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