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Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa

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Sanjyo Agaru Kawaramachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8005, Kyoto Prefecture
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Taichung, Taiwan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good location and reasonable price.(especially child is fre charge under 11 ) It's also convenient to go shopping and eating around the hotel. We stayed for 4 nights, and will be back next time. Thank you!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well appointed hotel right next to the subway station and walking distance form the old quarter...good location Room was a little small yet comfortable The bar was quiet and carried a good range of drinks, snacks and whiskies (plus a 40% off happy hour!) The staff were very cooperative and helpful with requests such as restaurant bookings, forwarding... More 

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

Dear Gordon, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you enjoyed our location, comfort of your room and proximity to public transportation. We are happy to read that you appreciated our staff’s helpfulness with your requests. We apologize if you were inconvenienced by some noise of the street. We are... More 

Bandung
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just a click from dazzling city centre and they have side entrance to Kyamachi street at the back when you can have a night coffee or some Italian cuisine at Pontocho alley, and few meters from Tozai line subway to the south. It was perfect location and breakfast was also great.

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

Dear Tantiklam, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you enjoyed our location, our proximity to public transportation and pontocho. Thank you also for mentioning you appreciated your experience at our breakfast buffet. As you may have noticed we are located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is the best. Close to shops, markets, restaurants, tourist area and etc. Hotel service is great. Family room with 4 beds superb with a lot of space and there is 2 tvs all in 1 area/room. Do not have to fight with kids what to watch :-)

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

Dear Family, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you enjoyed our location and size and comfort of your room. We are happy to read that you appreciated our staff’s professionalism and politeness. As you may have noticed we are located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main... More 

Sydney, Australia
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221 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good hotel by Japanese Standards. These are my reasons: 1. Rooms were quite large, decent, quite modern, all amenities, good toilette, good TV, and comfortable beds (not that long if you are tall, yet that is a problem in Japan no matter what. You won't feel cramped in your room desperate to get out. 2. Facilities:... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is 1 block away from a train station and there are a couple bus stops just downstairs. It takes about 20 mins to get to Kyoto station on the bus (we got bus passes and used the buses more than the train). It was a good base to explore Kyoto. I booked this b/c we got a great... More 

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

Dear A300, Thank you for your comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you enjoyed our location and thank you also for mentioning that you found value for your money. We are happy to read that you appreciated our staff’s professionalism and politeness. We apologize if you were disappointed with your room. Had we known... More 

Radcliffe, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was nice, the staff were very polite and professional. Rooms were small by normal standards however, from others that have stayed in the area before they said by Japan standards they were large. The room was very hot (stayed in January...) and the room didn't seem to have working air con, there was a dial they had L... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location. Plenty of food options right outside. Close to a train station and bus stations so very easy to get around. Rooms are a good size for Japan. The bed is against the wall. This is common in Japan. Pillows were the best I had in Japan and there are plenty of pillow options. Strong shower. Very easy to... More 

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

Dear Becky, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you enjoyed our location, the comfort of your room and our proximity to public transportation. Thank you also for mentioning the ease of checking in. As you may have noticed we are located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was superbly located near plenty of bus stops and train stations. It was also within walking distance to many malls and shopping streets. In addition to the usual map of Kyoto, the hotel provided us with a map of the nearby bus stops alongside a listing of Kyoto's attractions with the corresponding bus numbers. This proved extremely useful... More 

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

Dear Raeanne, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you enjoyed our location and thank you also for mentioning the helpfulness of our staff. As you may have noticed we are located within walking distance of so many of Kyoto’s main attractions and only one block away from the river... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a triple room. It was very spacious, compared to other few hotels we stayed in Tokyo and Kyoto. Shiseido cosmetics in the bathroom was a pleasant surprise. Great location. The only disadvantages: super-expensive food at the hotel restaurant ($25 for breakfast) and the absence of any gym facilities (although there is a private yoga studio in the... More 

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

Dear Nataliya, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you enjoyed our location and thank you also for mentioning the spaciousness of your room. We’re glad to read that you enjoyed our Shiseido bathroom amenities. We apologize if you were disappointed with the price of our food. We do offer... More 

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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