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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 #47 of 141 hotels in Kyoto
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well this turned out to be the best hotel during our stay in Japan and by far the cheapest – what a deal. Well having been in Tokyo for 8 nights we got the Bullet (Shinkansen) train down to Koyto. These trains are ridiculously cheap, spacious seats, comfortable and clean, same business class on an aeroplane. Get the no seat... More

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

3 long blocks from the train station. If not included the breakfast buffet it will cost Y2500. This hotel is used by tour operators and it is crowded with families. Not a good place for business visits during the summer. The rooms are nice with overall good wifi and tv.

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Oslo,Norway
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27 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The complimentary shuttle bus was nice, went straight from the station which is the port of entry for most visitors to Kyoto. When we got to the room I was not exactly blown away with how it looked, but we were prepared for it being small and a bit outdated. The bed was comfortable, and the toiletries which was complimentary... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Bournemouth
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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
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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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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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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#20 Business Hotel in Kyoto
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