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APA Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   806 Minami Fudodocho Shiokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8234, Kyoto Prefecture (Kyoto Station)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Queensland, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Positives: clean and tidy, very quiet despite being so close to the station, room size was surprisingly large for of a station hotel in Japan (though still small in global terms, no wardrobe in our room). We booked 2 twin rooms, one for our kids and one for ourselves, their room was distinctively more spacious than ours (if you get... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Apart from the location which is 10 minutes walk from Kyoto station. The hotel is old. The room is small the size of normal hotel room in Japan but its smell of cigarette was unbearable. I couldn't sleep the first night. I'd not go there again and wouldn't recommend anybody

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Brussels, Belgium
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Hotel located one block from the Kyoto station, which is the beating heart of the city. Room was extremely small, like all APA hotels, but also worn off - this hotel needs a refurbishment to reach average Japanese standards.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed in their semi-double room, the room size is typical small but the amenities provided are way above average. The room is clean and the WiFi signal is outstanding. Furthermore, the staff is friendly and location is very good. Walking distance to subway, railway station, convenient stores, shopping centres, restaurants and even Kyoto tower itself.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

its near central station but it was not so expensive. Room was bit tiny. so if you are tall, it could be uncomfortable.

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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My family loved this hotel. We took two rooms and while the rooms were very small, the size was typical and absolutely in line with other value hotels we have experienced in Japan. I had booked online and check-in was fast and easy. Reception staff were efficient and helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable; the room air conditioning worked... More 

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Location of the hotel is great! Just a few minutes' walk from Kyoto Station, a hub for trains and buses. There's a Mcdonald's, Starbucks and a convenience store nearby. Seattle's Best coffee at the lobby of the hotel, where you can have a cup of coffee or tea after a day's worth of sightseeing and just relax, appreciate the view... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This hotel was within walking distance of the train station, which was a huge plus!!!! Yes, the rooms are tiny, but it was expected! The staff was really friendly and it was also within walking distance to nearby restaurants and bars!

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Bloomington, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I can't complain: this was one of the last rooms available on a last minute booked business trip at the tail end of Sakura. There simply were not enough rooms in the city. Hotel Granvia was my preferred route, but I chose APA for it's proximity to the station and that other reviewers called it clean. The good news is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Our party of four stayed at this hotel. It's location is excellent, being close to Kyoto station and bus depot. The reception staff were frienly and very helpful. Once we reached our rooms, two doubles, we wondered how we could cope with the tiny size of the room. Once we had removed a grimy chair to the corridor we managed... More 

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Address: 806 Minami Fudodocho Shiokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8234, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
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Hotel Class:3 star — APA Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae 3*
Number of rooms: 192
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