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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 #106 of 333 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The double room we stayed in was the largest one we had for our entire trip of 5 different ryokans and hotels. We loved the clean spacious room and how it was a 5 minute walk from Kyoto station. The shuttle bus service was also very convenient and it was really helpful when we checked out and had to get... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was lovely. Older style and quite close to shopping and eateries. The staff, as were all Japanese that we encountered, were extremely polite and helpful. My son had purchased a Pokemon soft toy and at the end of the day, we realised it was missing. I called the front desk to see if they had found the toy,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel staff members are really friendly and efficient. They are always ready to help. Room wise is ok. Don't compare with the W Hotels or Hyatts. But the rooms are clean and well equipped with toiletries. Overall enjoyed my stay here.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Splendid hotel located 6 minutes walk from Kyoto station. Shuttle bus provided for added convenience. The room we had was fairly large bearing in mind that we are in Japan. The lobby area was grand perhaps one of the larger ones compared to similar sized hotel. We loved the sliding door leading to the window in the room which was... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old style hotel in need of some updates. There is no thermostat in the room. You have to pay for coffee. It's not as nice as many others that are the same price. About a 15 minute walk to Kyoto station, so not as convenient as many others.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PROS - Shuttle bus from Kyoto station to hotel every 15 mins until 21:00. Even though the hotel is within 10-15 min walk, after a day on the feet, the shuttle bus is such a welcome relief! - Staff were brilliant from check in to check out and baggage storage. The female bell captain went above and beyond to assist... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is neither near nor far from the train station. I would not walk to the hotel with my luggage. No worry the hotel provide shuttle bus to the hotel every 15 minutes so it is quite convenient. You just look for McDonald at the station and wait for the hotel bus. So the first representative you meet will... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As many have said the best feature of this hotel is its proximity to the Railway station. On arrival at Kyoto station (an absolute labyrinth of a station), the shuttle picked us up from the South side and we were in the hotel lobby within a matter of minutes. The room itself was a decent size but he view was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Our family enjoyed our stay at the Rhiga Royal. One of the best assets of this hotel is the location, it is near a major train station, shopping and restaurants. The rooms are nice and a decent size. The customer service was amazing with wonderful recommendations and bookings for shows, dining and attractions. The staff speaks English very well. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel, close to railway station. It has some very fine restaurants and a good breakfast buffet. The staff is kind, helpful and can speak English. The rooms are a little bit outdated but okay. An AC outlet next to the bed would have been nice! The biggest issue I had was that the blanket was too warm. Unfortunately they... 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*
Number of rooms: 484
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#23 Business Hotel in Kyoto

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