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Kyoto Brighton Hotel

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330 Shiteicho, Nakadachiuri, Shinmachi-dori, Kamigyo-ku | (West side of Gosho), Kyoto 602-8071, Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros; The staff is very freindly and helpful, some even speak english! They let us check-in early and out late, which is uncommon in Japan. The hotel is clean and tidy The location is ok, not smack in the middle of Kyoto, but very close to subway 10 meters (the elevator goes directly to subway level) and trains 75 meters,... More 

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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for five nights here and the room was fantastic with large room and bathroom. Excellent service from very friendly staff. Restaurant food quality is very good, we used the western style buffet and there was a wide range of choice for breakfast and dinner.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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118 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the hotel. We stayed in a quad room, lots of space and the bathroom is huge. The lobby is gorgeus - and we enjoyed a glass of chamapgne listening to classic music everynight. It is indeed of center (near imperial palace). But they offer a shuttle all day long to a more central location.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a Quad room for 5 days as we had our 2 teenage sons with us & this seemed to be an economical option. Positive: - the room comfortably housed 4 single beds (2 slender beds, 2 larger) - the bathroom was nice & they had really good vanity products - one of the conceriage ladies was very helpful... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, well appointed hotel, friendly staff. Frequent shuttle service to subway station. Food was great -enjoyed the sushi very much! Very large, comfortable lobby to talk to friends. We enjoyed our stay.

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Mountain View, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a return to the Brighton Hotel for my wife and me. Previously we could not get reservations there for six nights, but upon arriving in Kyoto and checking on availability, we are happy to find three nights of availability for a three bed room. The hotel checked us into a large two bed room with a separate section... More 

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turku
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Stayed in June 2015 for 3 nights with my wife . Enjoyed our stay, Nice clean with good breakfast, Staff was friendly and polite, Everyday macha tea in our room with instructions how to prepare was good.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wonderful hotel for this mom and two daughters. We had a triple room. Comfortable, clean, quiet, three beds, crisp linens, beautiful bathroom. Location is good. 7-minute shuttle runs reliably and often to and from subway stop on a main avenue. You can also walk to subway and bus stops. Concierge (Ms. Uraka Odajima) was very nice and incredibly helpful with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great hotel in Kyoto! Clean, quiet, comfortable, beautiful bathroom, three comfortable beds with crisp linens for Mom and two adult (20's) daughters. Excellent breakfast buffet with huge variety, great service. Very friendly, helpful and charming staff. Concierge was particularly helpful both while we were there and before, helping with restaurant reservations, tickets, via email. Shuttle from hotel every 20 minutes... More 

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Williamstown
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights and we loved every minute. The hotel is very bright and spacious. And our room was massive. Fantastic big bed, and a lounge. But we loved loved the great bathroom, with heated toilet seat, and a fabulous big shower with all amenities. I am very particular with cleanliness, and I could... More 

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Staying in Nishijin District

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Nishijin District
A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of the city, it is a district where you can take it at your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many shops selling traditional clothing and goods. Showcasing architecture with sloping roofs and wooden reliefs dating to decades past, the streets in the Nishijin District transport you back in time, making them a joy to wander.
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