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Kyoto Hotel Okura

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   537-4 Ichinofunairicho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-8558 , Japan (Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya)
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Ranked #17 of 142 hotels in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a beautiful hotel with 126 years of history. All their staff understand the meaning of hospitality and will go out of their way to make sure that all your needs are met and all expectations exceeded. The view from the 17th floor where you can have your breakfast is both stunning and tranquil at the same time. I... More

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Paris, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is not very modern but very nice. The guy at the front desk wasn't the nicest but during all our stay the same person took care of us and every needs we might have, she was very nice. If we had to send something or anything she arrived and took care of anything. The room was the largest... More

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Bangkok
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you prefer a western style hotel in Japan the 126 year old hotel Okura might be your choice. It is just next to the city hall, many restaurants and super markets are minutes away, a good base for exploring. Excellent breakfast buffet, nice but expensive Restaurant in the 17th floor with excellent views. Large rooms, 70th style, more like... More

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San Francisco, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive 1920s lobby. Excellent location in a busy shopping district with many nearby restaurants. Clean, well-kept rooms but nothing exceptional. The staff was very courteous, and the concierges were particularly helpful in finding and booking restaurants for us. The one disappointment was the mediocre international breakfast buffet.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the grand lobby with the central staircase to the bellhops in pillbox hats, this place totally reminds us of the Grand Budapest Hotel. There is even an internal courtyard/atrium so that you can call hello to (or shoot at) someone on another floor. The concierges (who all seem to be women) are incredibly helpful. Ask them anything. They are... More

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Seattle, Washington
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kyoto Hotel Okura is an enjoyable upper-class establishment in downtown Kyoto. I stayed here nearly a week. Highlights are the stellar service, convenient location, and comfortable rooms. The hotel is conveniently connected to the Kyoto Shiyakushomae subway stop. This neighborhood has many restaurants, shops, and is within walkable distance to atmospheric Ponto-cho and lively Gion. A short 5 min... More

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Ann Arbor MI
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A modern and very comfortable hotel. Well located and convenient to shopping and walking. Easy cab ride from train. Great bathroom facilities and very comfortable beds. Clean and attractive linens and towels. We had a great eastward looking view to the river and Geisha district. We had a great Kobe steak meal, expensive but maybe the best beef we have... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for three nights and never regret we selected hotel. Check in was quick with a smile and received an upgrade to a Corner Deluxe room, which was a nice gesture. The Corner Deluxe room was spacious (though it’s decoration is a matter of taste) and had all the amenities expected from a 4 four star... More

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Los Altos, California
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The hotel is centrally located in Kyoto and right next to a subway station. Proximity to a subway stations makes it really easy to get to the Kyoto Station should you not be able to take advantage of the hotel's complimentary shuttle (runs every 30 minutes). We were able to take advantage of the shuttle at Welcome Lounge at Kyoto... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If you're going to Kyoto and a stay in a traditional Ryokan is not on your agenda, you are bound to be glad you stayed at this large, well-run hotel. The reasonable price belies really top-notch service: the concierge staff quickly and ably handled our every need. Some plans come with breakfast; our last visit we had such a plan... More

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Address: 537-4 Ichinofunairicho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-8558 , Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kyoto Hotel Okura 4.5*
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Also Known As:
Okura Hotel Kyoto
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