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Hotel Gimmond Kyoto

3.0 of 5 Takakura-Oike-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8015, Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a small double room on the 10th floor which was quiet and therefore we had two good nights' sleep. The bed was firm (as we like) and there was a tv, free reliable wi-fi, kettle, hair dryer and shiseido products (shampoo etc). The heating controls allowed us to modify the room's temperature which was essential given we were... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Good value at about $40 per night given it's close to the subway and there's a public bath-house a block away. This area of Kyoto is walking distance to many attrcations or the key bus-stops. The wifi was suss, did keep changing wifi room numbers to get a reliable service.

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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Near Kamasura Oike subway. Come out from Exit 3-2. Walk along the main road towards you right. You will reach there after Lawson convenient store. Very friendly staff. Free loan of umbrella during rainy day. The room is big and spacious. Clean sheets and has mountain view amidst at the background of the housings. Key to rooms which has to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Stayed 3 nights. Selected on strength of location (short walk from intersection of only two Kyoto metro lines). However, we found that using the bus and or walking is more convenient than the metro in Kyoto, so next time we'd probably select a hotel closer to Kawaramachi (parallel to the river) which has a lot of buses plying it. The... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We had a great stay -Good central location (they also provided maps to get you places) -Helpful, friendly staff -Clean rooms, small Japanese style (bed was a little small) -Good wifi Would definitely stay again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Smoking is allowed in the lobby, so be prepared if you are a non-smoker. Location is great, rooms are an ok size, but holey moley, the bathroom reminds me of a small compact bathroom I've seen on a Navy ship! Be careful getting up in the middle of the night, that you don't trip over the step up into the... More 

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great location! Just a few minutes from the subway. There are restaurants including a a 24-hrs restaurant and some convenient stores nearrby the hotel. It's easy to travel around in Kyoto while staying in Gimmond hotel.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Hotel Gimmond and were glad of our choice. In our opinion the positives outweigh the negatives by far. Positives: -Well located to subway (2 minute walk). A couple of stops from Kyoto station -Short walk to shopping, restaurants, Nishiki market, Gion, Pontocho -Great size double room, with a wardrobe. Clean room. Comfortable bed. Good AC... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I'm Canadian but now living in Tokyo for over 2 years with my Japanese wife. For a while, I've been wanting to visit Kyoto and experience ryding the Shinkansen (bullet train). Usually when I travel, I like to stay in a hotel which is near the action but at the same time quiet enough so you can rest and get a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had 3 rooms; two small doubles and a spacious twin room in the corner of the hotel. The small double rooms did have enough space for a desk and chairs, and closet for luggage and clothing. The bathroom was adequate, but showing its age. The fixtures were worn and yellowed, but clean. The room and furniture were also clean,... More 

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Address: Takakura-Oike-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8015, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gimmond Kyoto 3*
Number of rooms: 140
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