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Hotel Gimmond Kyoto

Takakura-Oike-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8015, Kyoto Prefecture
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    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Nice, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room 501 is small but the double bed is okay. The toilet is very old and not properly cleaned. I stayed for 4 nights but I would recommend to stay just one or two max. The staff is very friendly .

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel was in a good location near the subway. The rooms were clean and quite large by Japanese standards. Overall the hotel was very good value.. Staff were very helpful when we had to cancel our plans do to a approaching typhon in the southern islands

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a rather late review for a stay last year, we stayed from 17 to 21 Oct for 5 nights in a room for 4 person. Location: We took a direct train from Osaka airport to Kyoto station and transferred to a local train (a few stops) to Hotel Gimmond. If you take the exit provided by the hotel... More 

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Bonalbo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The Gimmond Hotel is a two minute walk from Karasuma Oike Subway station and offers well fitted, rooms of a comfortable size with a choice of views of the city or river. Their rates are good, under AU$100 a night with an extra AU$8 for a full breakfast. This region of Kyoto gives easy walking access to Gion, the historic... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Pros; The location is perfect, close to Karasuma Oike Subway station, which can get you in any direction on both subway lines, or to Kyoto station. There are also buses outside which can take you other directions, but they are very scarce. The hotel staff is friendly and helpful and some even speak good english! The air-conditioner is ok, but... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a typical reputable Japanese hotel, in the following reasons. The room is spotlessly clean. It has convenient lights, bedding and power sources. The sizes of the room and the bath are tiny, but you should expect that from most of the Japanese business hotels at this category. It is very well reasonably priced. The location is very nice... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My friends and I spent 3 days and 2 nights in Kyoto, very close to the Nishiki Markets. The Gimmond hotel Kyoto was central and comfortable. Rooms in Japan are all smaller than I am used to but none-the-less adequately comfortable. The hotel is central to many temples, the Kyoto Museum and the markets. There is a restaurant downstairs if... More 

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Hsinchu, T'ai-wan, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I stayed for 4 nights in a event of conference in the international conference center of Kyoto. It is very easy to reach after getting off the airport and convenient to connect to meeting center. At night, it is an easy walking distance to all interesting areas. The room is small, but it is typical Japan's room. So, I don't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We really enjoyed this hotel. The room was fairly standard for Japanese business hotels - perfectly clean, not massive but perfectly decent size for a base to explore the city. The location was the best part - really easy to get to on the subway after we arrived in the main station, then perfectly placed to explore all the different... More 

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Pros: + Rooms and bathrooms bigger than I expected + Very clean, but this was to be expected in a country like Japan + Excellent service -- Japanese people are so polite and friendly! + Good food + Great location -- just a 2-minute walk to Karasumaoike Station (where the Karasuma and Tozai subway lines intersect), and around 20 mintues... More 

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No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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