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Court Hotel Shijo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   698 Myodenji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8472, Japan
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Ranked #90 of 140 hotels in Kyoto
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We chose this hotel for the location. At the beginning of April we were only in Kyoto for two days so we wanted to get the maximum out of it without travelling too much (between the hotel/station and sightseeing spots). The Court Hotel is a 10min bus ride (bus number 50 that leaves from the Kyoto bus station), you can... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for one night, in a double bed room (2 beds, a grade above the twin bed room) and it turned out to be the saving grace. Glad to leave. Not for any other reason - except that we felt claustrophobic and cramped- 2 adults and a infant. The rooms were clean but real tiny, beds... More

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Singapore
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Court Hotel Shijo wasn't my first choice, but because we had a last minute adjustment of dates, the original places I wanted to book were fully booked out. And we didn't want to stay in a $3-400 a night hotel or ryokan so we turned to somewhere more affordable. Court Hotel Shijo is functional and pleasant, but the location is... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

even a short time we have been in kyoto, court hotel in Kyoto was most impress in our trip. the room is bigger than the other cities we have been, more modern and also good faclities. the staff was kind and heppfull. the problem is maybe the same for tourists that travel to Japan that dont know abou6 electric 110... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We stayed there at the end of April, we had more things we disliked: the bathroom was really small, looked more like a claustrophobic toilet capsule that you would place on a small space shuttle... Stuff spoke almost no English... No WiFi. Hotel was reasonably clean however the building was looking quite old and it was rather poorly maintained. Would... More

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We stayed at Court Hotel Shijo for four days in August. It was a nice hotel, very well located to easily reach all attractions by public transportation. However, first it was difficult to find and then the hotel's staff wouldn't speak much English which wasn't helpful at all. It was difficult to get basic information from them. The room was... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

The bathrooms are smaller than the one you'd find on a plane, the bed is made of rock, the air conditioning is set at 25°. It's like a seventies flashback. The shower head is at shoulder level and only trickles out. We were booked for three nights but after staying one we checked out and drove north. I don't recommend... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

I stayed there April 2011 - I decided to walk to the hotel from the Kyoto Station. It was not as close as it looked on the map. The hotel was not on a main street but on a side street. The staff were polite, but would not say friendly. The room was okay but small. I am not sure... More

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Sunbury, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Was a bit hard to find in the start. Breakfast had plenty of variety. Hotel is close to buses.Staff spoke limted English.

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Tokushima
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

This hotel is located off one of the main shopping stretches in Kyoto. Staff are cordial and efficient, limited English. Room looks somewhat worn, rust and mould under the sink rim, but that's the worst of it. Everything else is in reasonable condition, functional, and most common amenities are there. There was a Domino's Pizza Menu too for delivery pizza... More

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Also Known As:
Court Hotel Kyoto
Address: 698 Myodenji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8472, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
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Ranked #90 of 140 hotels in Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Court Hotel Shijo 3*
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