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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Taimatsucho, Horikawa-Shiokoji, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8237, Japan (Kyoto Station)
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Ranked #49 of 141 hotels in Kyoto
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we stayed five nights, 4 (2 adults, 2 under 10 kids) in the room which made it tight with the sofa bed permanent made and an extra trundle. staff very polite and helpful. Shuttle bus to the station was actually very handy, even though it is less than 10 mins away, after a long day of walking it was easy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was very comfortable although the room was quite small. We were there for 3 nights. Staff very friendly and always smiling. There was a few shops in the lobby area one being a lovely little bakery but also serving sandwiches, ice cream etc as well as being a gift shop the other shop was a florist, which I... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is strategic and very close to Kyoto station. The hotel provide regular free shuttle from and to hotel- Kyoto station. The hotel room has old design, but clean. They renovated the toilet and shower.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, closed to the train station plus the hotel has a shuttle to the station every15 min. The staff is very kind and speak english Small rooms but vey clean but everything in japan is small.

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Oslo, Norway
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Exellent hotell near the railway station - and free transport with shuttle to the hotell. Nice three days stay. Good restaurants. We (my wife and I) specially enjoyed the revolving restaurant om the roof, with et marvellous view of the city. Friendly staff and good value.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed in the Rhiga Royal at Kyoto in April. Our travel agent had booked the two night stay and unlike the other hotels we had to pay at the end of our stay. The travel agent was quoted the price plus GST. However when we arrived we were told that there was a 10% service charge added on top... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Terrific location! Walking distance from the station, as well as Umekoji Park and Kyoto Aquarium, and Nishi Honganji. Staff was friendly and helpful, although sending our bags ahead to the next hotel wasn't as easy as it was at other hotels - the language barrier was stronger at the RIHGA counter. There IS bus service directly from the train station... More

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Dubbo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Nice hotel close to Kyoto station, breakfast was good,we had plenty of room and were given a double room. Would recommend if you are staying in Kyoto. Free shuttle to the train if you need it but only 5 mins walk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Were suggested this place by the travel agent and am happy with their choice. We got a twin room since the double was a semi-double and the room is a good size given this is Japan. Staff very friendly and helpful. Two options for breakfast: international and Japanese.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Close to the shinkansen. 5 minutes walk and plenty to eat and see around the area. Rooms are kinda small but so was everywhere else went in Japan. Gave me an umbrella when it rained, kudos for that. Everything just works and is easy, it's a good bet for around $90-100 a night.

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Address: 1 Taimatsucho, Horikawa-Shiokoji, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8237, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto 3.5*
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