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APA Hotel Kyoto Eki Horikawadori

1 Nishi Aburakoji-cho, Shiokoji Aburakojidori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8236, Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is fabulous, right next to the train station. That is the only positive thing about this hotel! We had to take a smoking room, as all was fully booked. The room was absolutely aweful & filthy. The curtains & walls were stained, the airconditioner was majorly dusty & the heater on the floor had never... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is good. Only about 6mins walk to JR Kyoto station. Booked a semi-double and its small (need to close the luggage to walk around) but it is clean and the location more than make up for it since we did not spend much time in the hotel. The bedding is clean & firm, thus I had good sleep... More 

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Montreal
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room is not small, it is tiny! Smallest the room I've ever stayed in my life but I could live with that. The bed is very uncomfortable, the pillow is not comfortable, the bathroom is way too small to move (I am a small person too). Smell the cigarette in the hallway, not very pleasant. All these will be... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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31 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had a very average three night stay here. We were struggling to find somewhere to stay in Kyoto that didn't cost the earth and this was all that was available. This hotel is in a great location near Kyoto train station. We got the bullet train into Kyoto and I would recommend going to the information... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lets start with the only positives- convenient location and very nice staff. This hotel was awful. We stayed here for 3 nights- regrettably. The room was tiny and stunk of cigarettes- in fact the whole hotel smells of cigarettes. We did not get a good nights sleep for so many reasons- the room was way too hot, air con didn't... More 

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Every hotel in Kyoto was full and I had no choice but booking a room in this hotel, at an indecent price. The room was not very clean (surprising in Japan!). Economy double rooms are very very small: we couldn't even open our 2 luggages at the same time... and I already booked economy rooms in other hotels in Japan:... More 

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Alberta
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The bed at this hotel is so firm as to be uncomfortable. The room is tiny with hardly any room for your bags. I know this is to be expected in Japan, but at the price we paid for the room, and the lack of amenities, it was a bit absurd. The bathroom roof was so low I could put... More 

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Sydney
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We visited Kyoto during the peak sakura period and had no choice but booked into this hotel despite the seemingly exorbitant tariffs. The room was very small, the hotel staff had a lot of difficulty understanding English (our fault of course for not knowing Japanese); we had trouble even in attempting to send a parcel to another hotel domestically using... More 

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Australia
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed here in April - the price was dreadful but other hotels cost more. The rooms were small, there was about 18inches between the foot of the double bed and the wall. The bed was up against the wall and the two of us ould not stand side by side on the other side. The staff do not speak... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

As mentioned in the object, there was no other option when we booked in March. This hotel is very expensive according to its accommodation. Rooms are so small, wet and noisy (from other rooms and the road). Fourniture, pillows and the small beds are poor. Breakfast is almost only made for Asian people. On the positive side, location is convenient.... More 

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