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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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Ranked #2 of 33 Hotels / Ryokan in Wakayama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014
kalay2014 Pondicherry, India
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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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Pondicherry, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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202 reviews 202 reviews
36 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 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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11 hotel reviews
174 helpful votes 174 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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33 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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