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Hotel Unizo Kyoto

Sanjosagaru, Kawaramachidori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8032, Kyoto Prefecture
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at this central hotel in March 2014. The location was excellent and we were well placed to explore Kyoto. The hotel rooms were basic, and small- which appeared to be the case in many central hotels in Japanese big cities- would not recommend travelling with big suitcases as it is likely they will not fit on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for 5 nights last November for the duration of a conference. The hotel was well priced considering the high peak season that I was travelling. The room was very clean, contained all the basic amenities needed, and even though not very big (normal for a Japanese Room), it was perfect for the duration of my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Although the hotel facility itself is basic and a little run down, you cannot beat its location - right in the heart of modern and historical Kyoto. We had lots of luggage and the hotels staff helped us carry them inside, which is rare for business hotels in Japan. Yes, the rooms are small, but very typical in Japan. Our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I stayed here as part of an Interpid trip and didn't find it particularly good. Positives are the location, it is very close to major shops and the Pontocho restaurant area. Bus No 5 from the Kawaramachi Sanjo stop, just infront of the hotel is very useful and you can buy one day bus passes from reception at 500Y. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The room is similar to other Japanese business hotel, extremely small but functional and generally clean. However, the room cleaning person did not wash the glasses I have used. She simply put it back to where it was placed originally and pretend it was washed. The price is good as I got the single room for 3 nights at a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Hotel Unizo was the first hotel during our 10 day trip in Kyoto. Our third time to this city but first time staying in hotel Unizo. cab fare from train station to the hotel is less than Yen 900. check in was easy and swift. Staffs speak English. Room is small and there is not enough space for us to... More 

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Grafton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Stayed here for 4 nights and had a great time. Hotel is in an excellent area close to everything. Room was very clean and bed comfortable and quiet large for a Japanese hotel which pleasantly surprised us. Reception staff were friendly and very helpful. Overall a great stay in Kyoto.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Great ubicación helpful staff. clean rooms near to bus station temples and restaurants .. And great price vía booking. They Sell day pass bus ticket in the same hotel give me maps and indications to all i want to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This a very good business hotel located centrally in Kyoto. Perfect service. They helped us to book our next hotel. Room very clean. Quiet area. Restaurants and supermarkets within a minute. Direct access to all the city attractions, direct bus to the train station. LAN available in the room and wifi at the lobby.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Despite asking for a double room we were given a twin room with beds which could not be moved, so this was not ideal. The furniture and bed linen were very dated and you couldn't open the wardrobe door fully without moving other furniture items, same went for opening the window, we gave up in the end. The only really... More 

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