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Kyoto Hotel Okura

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Kawara-machi Oike, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8558 , Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location for walk abouts and all the amenities of a big hotel in the conference centre style. A bit dated in style and service but the service is warm attentive and plentiful and it's clean and unbelievably quiet for a hotel its size. Sits on top of a huge underground mall and subway stop. Only one annoyance - no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We considered many hotels for our short stay in Kyoto and in the end chose this one due to the fact that it's location looked good. We made the right choice, the location was a huge bonus, so much was within easy walking distance. The hotel itself was also better than I expected. Nice modern rooms, extremely helpful staff and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my third stay at this hotel over the past 15 years. What I appreciate is that even with years between visits I know what to expect and appreciate the consistency. The faces of some of the people may change over the years but the level of service remains very high. For my purposes, the location couldn't have been... More 

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Suburban MD
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94 reviews 94 reviews
35 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located centrally in Kyoto, within easy walking distance to shops and the wonderful restaurants along the Pontocho. The 17th floor restaurant has phenomenal views over the Kamo River. While we found the beds a little hard, the room was comfortable and spacious and the scrupulously clean lavatory offered both a bath and stand-alone shower. We also were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not cheap but for your money you get a large room (at least by Japanese standards), a great view, perfect wifi and good facilities. Also, the location is great for exploring the city. Just keep in mind that restaurants in this neighborhood are rather expensive.

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15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a very nice location. ( It is within walking distance of Nishiki market which is wonderful to visit with all the food shops, restaurants and clothing stores.) Rooms are spacious by Japan standards. The lobby is your typical western large spread out area with all the conveniences. There are lots of shops on the lower level... More 

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Lancashire
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on the 8th floor in a std dbl in March 2015. NB Significantly if you click on any reviews less than V Good the most recent is June 2014. To update/correct some negative points of reviewers ... There IS free Wi Fi in rooms and Lobby. There are 2 bars (though the top floor one only from 20.30).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights at this beautiful. When checking in we were told we had been upgraded to 16th floor rooms. We had a separate lounge room and bedroom with 2 Hugh beds. Automatic drapes and curtains, piped music and coffee machine. Beautiful lobby and restaurants. Rooms immaculate and spacious. I could not fault this hotel in any area, highly recommend.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Direct access to a subway station from the Hotel basement, quick and efficient check in, a clean, spacious and comfortable room and all the features of a four star hotel. There are several restaurants and cafes in the hotel and plenty close by. Access to the innumerable attractions of Kyoto is easy by subway, taxi or on foot.

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31 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Kyoto Okura by accident when we had to make a change to our original reservations at the Westin Kyoto. Had reservations about staying at a Japanese hotel since we heard the rooms are on the small size even in the higher class properties. We were pleasently surprised when we checked into our two twin rooms and found... More 

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