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Toyoko Inn Kumamoto Ekimae

2-8-10 Kasuga, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture 860-0047, Japan (Kumamoto Station)
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Ranked #14 of 95 Hotels / Ryokan in Kumamoto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Hotel is at a very convenient location outside of the Kumamoto JR station. The tram station is also in front of the JR station and therefore it’s convenient from the hotel to get on the tram. Useful to get the 1-day tram pass at the JR station information centre for JPY500 as each tram ride already cost JPY150. The hotel... More

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San Jose, California
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10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great location! The hotel does live up to it's name (Ekimae - Eki = station, Mae = front). It really is just steps from the JR Kumamoto station. Room is slightly bigger than typical budget hotels in Japan. Bathroom is compact just like other hotels in the Toyoko chain. Breakfast is also typical of the chain. The hotel also offers... More

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Milan, Italy
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79 reviews 79 reviews
42 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Only one night in this hotel perfectly located outside the main entrance of the train station (just go out, turn right and continue to walk for one minute in the right direction). I found a girl at the reception speaking english and very kind, I have left her my baggage because was early morning. the check in is at 4... More

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Hong Kong, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I stayed one night at this hotel. Hotel suddenly gave us a free dinner when we check-in(not informed ahead), so it was a little surprise. Hotel located 5-7 minutes walk, and bus station was also close to city center. Got a bus ride around 10 minutes to city center and Kumamoto Castle & walking-streets. Room and bed were small but... More

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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

a comfortable place to stay ,a fair standart hotel . i wish this japanese giant chain of hotels improve the service such as providing a small selection of western breakfast as they start advertising the room at the international websites which as the result more international customers coming instead the used to be the japanese businessmen only. the check inn... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is a great location, it is right beside JR Kumamoto station, and offer free Japanese style breakfast, but expected lineup for breakfast. One thing needs to remind, it does not offer currency exchange services, need to exchange it at bank.

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7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is one of the bigger Toyoko Inn hotels we have stayed in Japan so far, in terms of the number of floors the hotel has. It rises tall and can be easily spotted. However, when you get out of the JR Kumamoto station, make sure you find the right exit, i.e. East Exit, Shirakawa-guchi. If you end up at... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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119 reviews 119 reviews
73 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

It's so hard to communicate with them using English. They can't express anything useful in English. I think that they need to train employers harder. They are kind of friendly and polite. The hotel is clean and the nightview was pretty good there. However, the breakfast wasn't that good.

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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The hotel is just a comfortable 4 min walk from the modern kumamoto shinkansen station, next to the JR Kyushu Kumamoto hotel. The breakfast is substantial and good start to the day. Free wifi is accessible only from the lobby Hotel is near to the bus and tram station...just take a 130 yen bus ride to any of the attractions

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51 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

I've only stayed here for one night. Travelled from Fukuoka by train and rented a car travel to kurokawa n mt.aso. Checked in quite late, friendly staff, one of the staff can communicate in mandarin. Curry rice is foc for supper, as well as free breakfast ( which I did not have time to consume). I must say the staff... More

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Address: 2-8-10 Kasuga, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture 860-0047, Japan
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Kumamoto > Kumamoto Station
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Number of rooms: 332
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