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Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Sanjyo Agaru Kawaramachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8005, Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Location
    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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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed at this hotel last weekend and I just can't say enough about it. We arrived really late to the hotel due to a delayed flight, but we were greeted by the wonderful staff and lovely smiles.Every morning the staff help us navigate where we would be going and type of transit to use. They were very knowledgeable!!! The... More 

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

Dear Michele, 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 from Gion. If... More 

Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel on a textiles tour and found the central location ideal: very close to Taramachi Arcade and lots of good restaurants in the vicinity. Our room was fine despite an unappealing view of the catholic church roof - but no matter - the beds were comfortable and the bathroom had an excellent shower. The buffet breakfast... More 

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

Dear Mayfield, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location and comfort and facilities of your room. We are happy to read also that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet and that you enjoyed your dinner on the last evening of your stay. We’ll pass along your comments... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed at a few hotels in Japan where you have a room no bigger then a postage stamp it was a pleasant suprise to have a room large enough to swing a cat in!! This hotel was in a great location with a 1 min walk to the subway. Lots of resturants nearby and a short walk to the... More 

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

Dear Arra, Thank you for your generous comments concerning your recent stay at our hotel. We are thankful that you appreciated our location and comfort and facilities of your room. We are glad to read that you also enjoyed your room’s air conditioning to cool off from our hot August days. As you may have noticed we are located within... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 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 January 14, 2015

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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 

Singapire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

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 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 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 

Taipei
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

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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Address: Sanjyo Agaru Kawaramachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8005, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 398
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Kyoto Royal Hotel And Spa
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#24 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#25 Business Hotel in Kyoto

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