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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Guimaraes, Portugal
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 hotel reviews
458 helpful votes 458 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in this hotel for four nights and here are some impression about it: Location – There two possible good locations in Kyoto: by the railway station or in the city center. This hotel is nearby the main railway station (Kyoto Station) - a great location. Around the station and in the station itself there are plenty of restaurants,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We holidayed in Japan for a week and used Kyoto as our base for a few days in May this year. RIGHA far exceeded our expectation on all fronts. The hotel was elegant with good front office services. The rooms were BIG and spacious. The best was its location and the facility to pick up and drop off to the... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in October last year, the rooms were definitely larger than all the other hotels we have stayed in. Nicely decorated. It was designed with a classic japanese touch. Rooms were clean. Kimonos were provided for our own comfort. Hotel staff were friendly. We even tried to tip the porter and he wouldn't take anything ! In terms... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Rhiga is a very comfortable hotel with a free bus running every 15 mins from the train station which takes 10 mins as does the walk to the other half of the station where day tours run from. A reasonably large hotel catering for all tastes with a number of restaurants and a pool. You have to pay to... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of five stayed for 5 nights at this site. The staff was very pleasant and the concierge was outstanding and very helpful with finding a doctor, directions, finding shoe repair services, confirming travel, etc. The rooms were fair sized and though not updated or spacious, they were very clean. We also appreciated the various restaurants in the hotel.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was friendly and accommodating, although we only spoke English so there was a definite language barrier. The location was fine for us, and the relatively short walk to the train and bus stations was convenient. The streets between the hotel, transportation and night life appeared very safe. Singles, couples, and families with children were wandering the streets on... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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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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