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Karatsu Royal Hotel

4-9-20 Higashikaratsu, Karatsu 847-0017, Saga Prefecture
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Ranked #10 of 33 Hotels / Ryokan in Karatsu
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Overall an enjoyable stay here. Rooms were good enough, location was fine, next to convenient store and within walking distance to the beach. Food was above average for hotel buffets but not amazing. The one semi-complaint I have is with hotel staff (or perhaps kitchen only?) not being flexible. We had made plans to have both breakfast and dinner at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Upon first impressions the hotel from the outside looks fresh and rejuvenated but arriving in the lobby you are transferred back to the 1960s. The lobby is large and bright but dated as are the rooms. We booked a suite for our stay and the room was massive(68sq/m) with an adjoining tatami room. Large windows that open make the room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The few ryokans in Karatsu were full the busy Christmas weekend, and so was the largest hotel - the Karatsu Seaside, so I settled for the other big hotel, the Karatsu Royal Hotel, which is just across the road from the Karatsu Seaside. The hotel is large but clearly pretty old, with dated rooms that looked really tired. I booked... More 

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