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Apa Hotel Himejiekikita

98 Higashiekimaecho, Himeji 670-0926, Hyogo Prefecture
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Ranked #12 of 31 Hotels / Ryokan in Himeji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Okay the hotel is amazing, it's located couple of blocks from Himeji JR Station and Himeji Castle. It's clean and everything you'd expect for APA, but I don't know why, the beds at this hotel were just amazing. I dunno if I was just exhausted by this point from all my travels, but I seriously had the best sleep at... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I went to the APA hotel during a busy week end in Japan. The day before, I went to the Wing International Himeji hotel and I paid about 5000 yens for the room. I was not able to stay at the Wing because it was fully booked. At my surprise, the room in the APA hotel was exactly the same... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Position inner the city, 5 minutes walk from train station and 15 min. from himeji castle. Rooms are small like usual in Japan, but with every comfort. Look is old-fashioned, but who cares, very good for one night staying. Cheap price. Reception on the 1th floor accessible by elevator from ground floor in common with an internet cafè.

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Canton of Thurgau, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

As expected, APA again had been a good choice. The hotel is centrally located, easy access to the station and in walking distance to HImeji Castle. Though still a business hotel, it does offer the little extra to other business hotels. For example better bath rooms, higher quality interior and better amenity kits. The hotel is clean and offers a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nicely decorated, clean and comfortable hotel. Spacious enough but obviously small compared to western standards. Good location, half way between train station and castle. Lots of shops and restaurants nearby and a starbucks very close for those that need their coffee fix. They had a pilot bicycle scheme running around the centre of town when we went - 100 Yen... More 

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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Chosen because it is halfway between the JR station and the Himeji Castle. Pay attention, the castle in 2014 is closed and the interior is not available to visitors. However, the hotel is a perfect accommodation and at the ground floor there is an internet cafe full of comics for all those who do not know what to do because... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

While there was a small hiccup in our booking for this hotel, staff did everything they could to ensure that everything would be sorted as soon as possible. Once in the room, it was small, but cozy and a beautiful place to unwind after walking around to see the local sights. Everything was clean and tidy, close to transport and easy... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Perfect location beween JR station and Himeji castle. But the bath room and the carpets in both our room and the corridor were worn-out. We had a smooking room but the chair should not have burn marks. Judgeing from the pictures there are some rooms refurbished. Mine was not and it did not match my expecatations. Still clean and ok,... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights, for about £15 each pppn. Good location 5 minute walk from station and 15 minutes to the castle. Staff on reception very helpful with questions we had. Room and bathroom are small but clean. A negative is the corridors smell of smoke. Overall in comparison we preferred a Sunroute hotel (we stayed at in Hiroshima)... More 

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Grafton, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Stayed here just the one night and cannot say a bad word about it. Clean room and comfortable bed. Great location, just a short stroll to the castle and 5 minute walk from the train station. Great reception staff. We enjoyed staying at this hotel very much.

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