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Hotel Kanra Kyoto

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   185 Kitamachi, Karasuma-dori, Rokujo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8176, Japan
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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sydney
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished a goog three night stay. We chose the hotel as it was an easy ten minute walk to Kyoto station and within reach go the Main Street. The hotel ticks the basics for service and comfort at a reasonable price. If readers were looking for critical comments to help them to choose, I would say that I... More

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Thank you so much for staying with us. We are grateful to hear that you are satisfied with our service. We would diligently make effort to sophisticate our service, day by day, as we receive warm supports from every guest of ours. We do have CNN channel available to be viewed on TVs in the guest rooms, though, pardon us... More

london
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great hotel. By far the best we stayed in in Japan - also one of the most expensive! Felt Japanese but with Western ameneties. The bed and bedding were amazing! Bathtub lovely and the staff very helpful. As others have said not practical as there is very limited wardrobe space but we didn't unpack anyway! Location wise its good... More

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ホテルカンラ京都, Reservations Department at Hotel Kanra Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. All the staffs here at Hotel Kanra Kyoto are more than happy to assist in making your trip as extraordinary as possible! All the little decors are a part of its proposal we would like to assert if we may. We would very much look forward to serving you, again. Thank you! More

Tokyo, Japan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed a night in a Japanese style 2-story-room. It is a 'design room' called KAGIROI. I recomend this room to those who are not keen to go as far as traditional Ryokan but want some Japanse style for experience. Ground floor is Tatami bedroom with Futon(they do the bed making, do not worry) and the basement floor has bath and... More

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ホテルカンラ京都, Reservations Department at Hotel Kanra Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We really appreciate your comments as we are confident that our future guests also would for that it is an obliging review of our hotel. If you liked the style of the room "Kagiroi", we believe that you might as well enjoy staying other maisonette type rooms we serve here. -and hopefully... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Kanra for 3 nights during our visit to Kyoto. It's located only 10 min taxi drive from the station, and 10 min taxi drive from Downtown, so easy to get everywhere. We walked to the centre most of the time and also did one day trip to Hiroshima, since we could get there on 2 hour bullet... More

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ホテルカンラ京都, Reservations Department at Hotel Kanra Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing our hotel to stay with. It is our pure pleasure to do what we could for all of our guests. We are very sorry for that we were unable to rent you the bikes due to the weather forecast, because as of today all those we have are the electric powered and are comparatively... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a lovely design hotel. The rooms really do look like the pictures. We had a twin room, which meant surprisingly huge and comfortable beds, so well beyond king when put together (hotel had already arranged that). The room was anyway very spacious, with a large tatami seating area. The wooden bathtub was very nice and comfy and I... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Great Hotel, outstanding rooms, not a Japanese size very spacious, modern at the same time with very traditional Japanese touch. Very good location, good breakfast, everything was very good. Perfect place to start visiting the beautiful Kyoto.

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ホテルカンラ京都, Reservations Department at Hotel Kanra Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We are ecstatic to hear that you are satisfied with our service. We would very much look forward to welcoming you again, certainly at any time. Thank you! More

Sofia, Bulgaria
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is the best hotel design-wise I had been to so far. It was relaxing to just sit and chill. We had a big double room and it was amazing. Bathtub from bamboo, separate toilet, enormous bed. The room was the biggest I have been to in Japan and top 5 ever :) The best was the design - think... More

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ホテルカンラ京都, Reservations Desk at Hotel Kanra Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We are very glad to know that we could "amaze" you with the designs of our hotel. Please come back to us in different period of the year, then you may see the other plants we display and decorate here and there, and you will see the changes even in the lightings... More

Land O Lakes, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was a great hotel with a sleek modern style mixed with tradition. The sink/shower/and tub were very modern with upgrades. The sitting room had tatami floors and shoji windows. The beds were comfortable with yokata robes to wear. The staff was wonderful and watched our luggage on our last day as we went site seeing. They had a special... More

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ホテルカンラ京都, Reservations Department at Hotel Kanra Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We are only grateful to hear that you are satisfied with our service. We indeed have a convenient access to most of the Kyoto's signature spots. We look forward to welcoming and serving you again, anytime. Thank you! More

Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We decided to spend our honeymoon in Japan and, after seeing the amazing design of the rooms, we decided to book this hotel for the two nights we would spend in Kyoto. Obviously it wasn't cheap but the money was totally worth it. We stayed in a Maisonette room and it was just as the pictures show. The wooden bathtub... More

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ホテルカンラ京都, Reservations Department at Hotel Kanra Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing our hotel to stay for your honeymoon Japan trip. We really are overwhelmed to receive such praising comments on our service / facility from you. Please try the other types of rooms when we get to have you with us, again. Though we certainly adore the maisonette featured rooms, we understand it may come... More

china
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a hotel that hides its light under a bushel. It is somewhat of a drab looking building, tucked away on a corner, with a basement entrance located around the corner. But, don't let this fool you. The rooms are very nice and comfortable. The service is of the highest quality. The staff go the extra mile at every... More

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ホテルカンラ京都, 予約担当 at Hotel Kanra Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing our hotel to stay with. It is our pure pleasure to do what we could to cater the best service possible to our guests. We would diligently make effort to sophisticate our service, as we very much appreciate your honest comments and kindly shared ideas. We look forward to welcoming and serving you again.... More

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Address: 185 Kitamachi, Karasuma-dori, Rokujo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8176, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Kanra Kyoto 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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