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First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma

2.0 of 5
331 Kamiyanagicho Higashiiru Karasuma Bukkojidori Shimogyoku | Takanoha Square 4F, Kyoto 600-8099, Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel is minutes away from subway, buses, department stores and Nishiki market in case you plan to go there. Cabins are spacious enough and you have some locked drawer under the bed and can leave your luggage at lobby (staffed 24h). Laundry machine is convenient as it both washes and dries clothes. Beware though as there is only one machine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The hotel where we made reservations was suddenly closed. So we had to find something else. We ended up in this capsule hotel. It has a spaceship theme, great! The capsules are not that small. There is a nice carpet at the floor, that kills all walking sounds. The capsules are closed with a curtain. Of course easy to open,... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The location is great - central and close to the metro and bus stops. It takes 1 minute to the Shijo metro station (2 stops from the central station), and 30 minutes to walk to the central Kyoto station. It is super clean and well-organised. The cabin is just as aspected - tiny but comfortable. You cannot lock it, but... More 

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firstcabin_kyoto, お客様担当マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear infrannie, Thank you very much for the favorable comment toward FIRST CABIN Kyoto-Karasuma. We would try our best to provide customers with comfortable accommodation environment. More 

Sao Sebastiao, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Its a new concept. Its much better than the capsule hotel. They have 2 types of room. The bathroom are outside the room, but it is very good. Wi-fi is good, they have a internet café, lockers and the staff is very friendly They also offer spa services. They have 6 hotels in Japan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect for $25/night in Japan but this place was amazing. Big spacious room to myself, clean stocked bathroom facilities, & very close to main subway lines. Would use this place again 10/10 Only a 20 minute bus ride from the northern city temples and can walk to all the central attractions

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firstcabin_kyoto, お客様担当マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Mr. James.M, Thank you very much for the favorable comment toward FIRST CABIN Kyoto-Karasuma. We are aiming at providing the best service with the lowest price. We are looking forward to meeting you in Kyoto again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Great location, simple and value for money. Sound proofing may not be ideal, especially when the neighbor is packing. Shower facilities are very clean with sufficient toiletries. Looking forward to return soon for more adventure in Kyoto.

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firstcabin_kyoto, お客様担当マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Tripsreviews, Thank you very much for the favorable comment toward FIRST CABIN Kyoto-Karasuma. We are trying our best to improve the sound-proofing condition of the cabin area. We are looking forward to meeting you in Kyoto again. More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very convenient location. Just a minute away from Shijo station. Very clean and great service. The cabins may get a bit claustrophobic for some people and I had a huge, dirty backpack so had to leave it outside my cabin. But totally safe, just keep your valuables in the safe in the cabin.

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firstcabin_kyoto, 広報担当マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Ms.Catherine F This time Thank you for accommodation to the hotel. Also, I would like to thank also repeatedly received your post to reviews. Very many compliments of words, it is very happy. In addition we aim to services such as satisfy our customers as not to settle for this word. We are looking forward to also arriving. More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma's type of "simple lodging" (their own definition!) with certain concept, and i have to admitted that they're executed the concept pretty well. I had my cabin in 4th florr which was the same floor with receptionist and other major facilities (shower, lavatory --> they separated it in different area cluster/different rooms). My room were very clean,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Staying in First Cabin Kyoto was an interesting experience! The location was not premium as it is 2 stops away from the main Kyoto station, but it is merely a minute walk from the subway. Stayed in the first class cabin and didn't felt claustrophobic mainly due to the normal height ceiling. It was comfortable sleeping in their cabin, though... More 

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firstcabin_kyoto, 広報担当マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Ms.kellynelly This time was Thank you for using our hotel. Also, this way you give me until the reviews of your post, and Thank you again. Users are placed in this accommodation I think very pleased with your state in which guests satisfied. Also we are committed staff so that you are able to customer satisfaction in the future. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The first class cabin is like a very fancy hostel. Its an excellent location just a few meters from the Shijo subway stop and walking distance to the main shopping area, with the Nishiki Markets and Gion district not to far away either. I stayed in the First class cabin which is a good size. Single bed with a lockable... More 

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firstcabin_kyoto, 広報担当マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Mr,TaiNZ This time I received accommodation in Karasuma First Cabin Kyoto, Thank you very much. The thing to review Translation Was will be charged, and Thank you again. Seems to have you satisfied in regard room, it is proposed very pleased. While centrally located hotel Karasuma Shijo, peripheral is also remains streets seems ancient capital, our hope enjoy the atmosphere.... More 

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