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Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto

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Karasuma Takatsuji Higashi-iru Shiimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8096, Kyoto Prefecture
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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights during our recent trip to Japan, I wasn't sure about booking because some reviews mentioned smoke in the non smoking rooms, the hotel assured us we were in non smoking. When we checked in the rooms appeared dated, as others have mentioned but there was no smell of smoke and the rooms... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed only one night for our vacation. The location of this hotel is excellent to go several sightseeing places of Kyoto. If possible please set some cosmetics to room. We want to stay next time to visit Kyoto.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights, the room and bathroom is so clean, It has beautiful mountain view with the temple. The bed is comfortable to sleep.Breakfast is provided every morning, the food taste average and drinks taste wonderful. It is near the subway station which is only 2-3 minutes walk. The staff was nice and helpful.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Nice large rooms but again it was like going into a 1980's time warp ........ The complete hotel is very much stuck in this time zone and needs to be updated. The rooms were clean and had all the basics but it is defiantly a tour group property too, If the rate is acceptable to you this is fine for... More 

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Boca Raton, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Booked 3 nights at this hotel but checked out after one night. First, the hotel is in a run down neighborhood. True, the commercial part can be reached after a short walk but just look around. The view from our windows were old buildings badly needing a wash. Furniture and carpet were very old with visible stains. Bathroom looks like... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights while in Kyoto. The staff were super friendly, and very helpful. They worked hard to get us reservations at restaurants and to meet other requests. The decor is a bit dated and worn however the staff and location really made up for it. Our room was really quiet. We could open the window and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Nice hotel with friendly staff. Good size rooms and bathrooms. Found the carpet very stained which spoiled the feel of the hotel. We had to queue for breakfast so you need to get there early if in a hurry. We were given a good takeaway breakfast as we had an early start on our final morning.

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nikkoprincesskyoto, 支配人 at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto. I am really happy that you seem to be satisfied with your stay. I appreciate your good comments about staff service as well. Thank you very much for having breakfast from early morning on the last day. The last day of a stay, I'm glad that it has been... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I stayed there for 3 nights during a group tour in Japan. It is located in a small street, almost hidden unless you known where it is. Its humble exterior does not hint about its luxurious interior, older style but very pleasant, starting with the European style lobby which has a unique rounded staircase and impressive chandelier. I got a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here because my usual the Granvia was fully booked. It was a nice change, the rooms are more spacious and it is 5 minutes away from Kyoto staton by taxi ( or 20 minutes by walking). Also a good breakfast buffet in the morning and a very spacious bathroom ! A luxe in Japan. I can recommend it... More 

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Beijing, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Our room was large and clean, except for the carpet who had seen better days. Staff were very friendly, breakfast was nothing spectacular but coffee was good, Internet was free. A good thing about the hotel was the J-cycle rental shop around the corner, where rented two ebikes for the day.

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Shimogyo-ku
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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