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Rhino Hotel Kyoto

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   17 Sanzocho, Saiin, Ukyoku, Kyoto 615-0021, Kyoto Prefecture (Arashiyama / Uzumasa / Takao)
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Ranked #140 of 338 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014
Mark F Lincoln, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The hotel is a two minute walk from a busy main crossroad with Saiin train station on the nearest corner. Unfortunately the train line is a private line therefore you can't use the Kyoto train pass on it. The surrounding area is nothing special. The hotel is located within a building with some fast foods shops and a fitness centre.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hotel located a bit far from Kyoto Station. I got here by taxi, it cost me around 1000 yen. Unlike hotels I've ever visited, this hotel was like a hotel inside a building. The hotel itself was located on a second floor in the building. I forgot what type of room, I booked, but it definitely a nice one.... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Spent 3 nights at the Rhino hotel which was booked by our travel agent. It is not centrally located but it is just 2 minutes walk to the subway. The staff was very friendly. They helped us to transfer our luggage to our next stop with no issues. We had wi-fi in our room and the connection was good. Also... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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377 reviews 377 reviews
49 hotel reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The hotel is located reasonable in the city - also with respect to using public transport. Service is very good. Hotel room was not so exciting, but acceptable. Breakfast was good, but the service lacked finish. A couple of examples: it was easy to spill coffee and it would run out on the whole table (no tray beneath). The trays... More 

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Arezzo, Italy
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I had a very pleasant two-night stay at the Rhino Hotel. Staff was very friendly and helpful and breakfast included a wide range of hot and cold options. My room was very large and comfortable. Even if the hotel is not right in the centre, it is perfectly connected by both bus and tube to the main attractions of Kyoto... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

the staff are very helpful and friendly, the hotel is slightly out of the CBD so had to travel in to see places of interest and meeting points for tours, which is a inconvenience when travelling with a young child. no wifi in rooms only in lobby. does have a family mart across the road and a great restaurant underneath.... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I cannot say enough about the Hotel Rhino. I got the room at a good price via Expedia. The hotel is very modern, staff is extremely friendly and professional, room was large (by Tokyo standards), amenities were excellent and the breakfast was very good. Room had good LAN connection but no Wi-fi at time of review. The fitness facility (extra... More 

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Osny, France
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

The hotel is very good, the staff is efficient and helpful No wifi in the rooms, only in the lobby (which, nowadays, is a weak point!). The rooms are large (not like in Tokyo...) Breakfast is slightly expensive (around 2,000 yen). If you want to go to down town (Gion, Pontocho street), or visit temples and parks, add 1,200 to... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

The room was very clean and a decent size. The staff were all lovely. Western breakfast was limited. The hotel is a little bit out of the centre so it's a decent walk to Gion but there is always buses so use them..! Overall we were happy with our stay and would recommend this hotel.

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Columbia, Maryland, EEUU
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Rhino Hotel is centrally located and within walking distance of the Saiin Station and about 15 minutes, (1200 yen) from Kyoto Station. Within a 1/2 radius there is all types of restaurants, stores, (7-11) with ATM and bars. Shopping is ok, but the Teramachi is short cab ride away. There is also a pickup for many of the visitor tours.... More 

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Address: 17 Sanzocho, Saiin, Ukyoku, Kyoto 615-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Arashiyama / Uzumasa / Takao
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Hotel Class:3 star — Rhino Hotel Kyoto 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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