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Hotel Gimmond Kyoto

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Takakura-Oike-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-8015, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014
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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Three out of four guest rates Hotel Gimmond in Kyoto as “Very Good” or “Excellent”. As this is pretty far from our rating, we clearly constitute a minority. Never the less, this hotel was the greatest disappointment during our 20 days trip though Japan. Upon arrival we were offered a tiny, cramped double room on the 7th floor. The room... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel looks nice on outside. Pretty close to subway and restaurants. The room is extremly small but typical of Japan. Bathroom about the size of one you will find on motorhome. My biggest issue is how incredibly thin the walls are, you can hear talking, snoring and other people using the resteroom. And the pillows are half hard and... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The hotel room itself was small, but it was clean and had a good view of the city and the mountains that surrounded Kyoto. It was very close to the Kyoto subway and is in walking distance to a few cultural exhibits, so you can save some money on bus/subway fare if you want to cluster a couple days worth... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in March 2013. The room is your stock standard Japanese hotel room, small but it was comfortable and clean. Staff is great, they were very helpful. The location is great, short walk to subway line, short walking distance to Nishiki Market and good restaurants close by. You can pretty much walk to various parts of... More

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Tel-Aviv
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Small hotel in a very good location 1 minute walk from metro (if you get out of the right exit, as there are many). Has two restaurants inside, we tries the Italian and it was very nice not too good though. Very many restaurants in the area, ask them about the one in the near ally - it was great!... More

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Genève, Suisse
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I enjoyed my stay in this hotel which is in a good central location. Close to the food market, Gion and the nighlife area. The rooms were basic but very clean and had all the facilities i needed. I would definitely stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I stayed here in May 2014.only a few minutes from karasuma oike, Gion, and centrally located in Kyoto. Rooms a little outdated and tiny but at least clean. We had breakfast in the Japanese restaurant which was delicious and different rather than go with a western style breakfast. There are restaurants nearby and boutiques to explore in the backstreets and... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Hotel Gimmond is centrally located making it an ideal springboard to see the rest of Kyoto. It's located only a couple stops from Kyoto station via the Karasuma line, and also is a short walk from the Tozai line. Both Gion, Pontocho, and the Nishiki Market are all in walking distance. The hotel itself is a standard business hotel. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

pros - centrally located. Walking distance to Karasuma Oike subway, shopping district, Gion and plenty of restaurants. Free high speed wifi in rooms, decent sized rooms, great shower, polite, English speaking staff. Good free maps of Kyoto, Luggage holding service, good air con. Cons - expensive laundering service, noisy corridors, no English TV.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Gimmond turned out to be an amazing surprise. It's extremely well located -within minutes of subway and bus stops, right in the middle of downtown Kyoto. The staff spoke perfect English and was always willing to help us with anything we asked, from direction to a temple, how to use the buses and buying a bus pass, to finding a... More

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