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Wakayama Marina City Hotel

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1517 Kemi, Wakayama 641-0014, Wakayama Prefecture (Formerly Wakayama Marina City Royal Pines Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This hotel is close to the water and upper floors have a nice view. There's nothing particularly special about this property, It is not elegant but well maintained and a getaway spot from Osaka near an amusement park and w/ a nicely kept pool. Bathrooms have tubs with large window overlooking the scenic view. Finally, there is wi-fi in every... More 

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Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Location has both pros and cons. The pro is located in an peaceful island. However the con is travelling to city center is not easy and you end up in paying close to 4000 yen for taxi most of the time. Buses are available but frequency is not great. Otherwise the hotel is well maintained and the staff are very... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This hotel is isolated, away from the main city center, remote from public transport and train, near an industrial area and disneyesque amusement park, overlooking a marina that was pretty quiet during my three days stay. The staff were well intended but for a hotel that housed international delegates for our congress, it was apparent that the english language was... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

In a funny setting, nestled between industrial area (power plant), marina, and an amusement park, Royal Pines Hotel is staffed by people who exude warm hospitality. I was here for one night with my parents and grandparents for dinner, hot springs, and breakfast. The room: In a relatively large room (for Japan), one queen bed and one sofa bed were... More 

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New Delhi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Wakayama is a beautiful small town 40 minutes away from Osaka. Its a laid back town with loving people and picturesque canal passing through the town. It gives one a feel of being on an island with small hills and scanty population. We stayed in the beautiful hotel for 3 nights. Reaching Wakayama can be tough for international business/tourist travellers.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Pros: the environment was very good, facing the sea, romantic decorated for wedding, good spots for photo taking, clean & relaxing. I liked the bathtub in my room that facing the swimming pool & the sea that was awesome! Free shuttle bus from Hotel to JR Kainan Station (12 mins traveling time) at specific time table. Cons: if you don't... More 

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