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Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sanjyo Agaru Kawaramachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8005, Kyoto Prefecture (Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived today and are reasonably comfortable with our choice for accommodation. We ended up booking two doubles for a family of four, not because we are rolling in it, but because this was still cheaper to a comparable local accommodation we had initially booked. So beggars cannot be choosers; travelling with a family has its inherent challenges! Love: had... More 

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ross, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our the comfort of your room and service from our staff. In your comment you mention that you were looking forward to our breakfast. We certainly hope that you enjoyed it. We also hope that you’ll have taken the... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location. Staff were friendly and helpful but did not have a good command of English. Rooms facing the main road were really noisy. Room was too hot because of centrally adjusted air con and our stuck window. Eventually we managed to switch rooms.

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Soon, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location and service from our staff. We are disappointed to read that you feel that our English skills were lacking. We are trying hard to improve our English. Thank you just the same for bringing it up. We... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I Booked 2 nights in This hotel following amex platinum travel Service: After This bad esperience i'll keep on booking directly via booking.com .....The so called superior room is a tiny room , bright forniture ....Ikea style! I had to change 3 Rooms and i stayed in The Third One Just because it Was getting late and i Was tired.... More 

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Rossano, Thank you for your comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. I understand you disappointment faced with our service failures. You arrived at our hotel and we did not assign a suitable room to satisfy your expectations. We sincerely apologize for all the misgivings which you found with our hotel, we hope that they did not spoil... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 nights in Kyoto at a convenient location is superb. Gion is just a 5 minutes walk away, shopping are just steps away. Food is never a problem at this location. Hotel room is surprisingly huge for 3 of us. Bathroom is huge by japan standard. Loving it. Subway is just a short walk away, bus stops are just down... More 

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Saltvon, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location and proximity to public transportation. We are indeed located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main attractions and only one block away from the river and only minutes away from Gion. May we suggest that... More 

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

A great hotel in a perfect location. Staff are friendly and very helpful. Loads of food places around the area and markets and shops. Fifteen minute walk to the old town. Will be staying at this hotel next year

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Christopher Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location and service of our staff. We are indeed located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main attractions and only one block away from the river and only minutes away from Gion. May we suggest that... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at this hotel as first timers to the city. The hotel is almost across the road from the major tourist market and many back ally's full of places to eat. Gion is a 5 min walk. The hotel bar is a little overpriced but the staff are friendly and the beds not as hard as some.... More 

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 3031694, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location, service of our staff and proximity to public transportation. We are indeed located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main attractions and only one block away from the river and only minutes away from Gion.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really convenient location just a short walk to the subway with shopping and restaurant area all around. We had the family room with 4 twin beds. The room didn't have any space to spare but it was sufficient. There was no view to speak of with windows just overlooking other room windows. The room did not include a safe but... More 

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sowsayswow, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location, service of our staff and proximity to so much shopping. We are indeed located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main attractions and only one block away from the river and only minutes away from... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit difficult to find right out of the subway system, but once we found it we loved it. Staff was exceptionally helpful and courteous and the service was superb. Close enough to walk most places in the city and right next to the subway system for those places not close enough to walk to. The western style breakfast left... More 

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Stutler, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location and service of our staff. We are indeed located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main attractions and only one block away from the river and only minutes away from Gion. May we suggest that... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the sixth hotel we stayed at on this particular trip to Japan, and it was a pleasant surprise. Thankfully, we'd booked a superior double room, so it was alright, size-wise. The bed was very comfortable, it had a full closet, and there was a no-frills tub/bathroom (except the requisite toilet). It definitely lacked the little extras that you... More 

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Miss Rita, TripAdvisor 12/30 US Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location, service of our staff and proximity to public transportation. We are indeed located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main attractions and only one block away from the river and only... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this hotel was perfect for us and hard to grade as we went from basic to sublime during our five night stay. Firstly we had the smallest room possible with an uncomfortable bed and had little sleep - hotel was totally full and we were obviously in the basic group one-night stay area - but eventually on... More 

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IshinHotelsWest, Manager at Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ferphill, TripAdvisor 12/30 AUS Thank you for your comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location, service of our staff and proximity to public transportation. We are indeed located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main attractions and only one block away from the river and only minutes away... More 

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Address: Sanjyo Agaru Kawaramachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8005, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
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Hotel Class:4 star — Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 398
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