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Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Karasuma Shijo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8412, Japan (Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya)
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Ranked #49 of 141 hotels in Kyoto
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old hotel, no Wifi in room, a bathroom more than small, TV without international channels except for BBC and its Chinese equivalent, and absolutly no double bed. Except for the location, don't get there.

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Tokyo, Japan
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is convenient in the sense that it is close to the train lines you will be using to travel around Kyoto. It is located almost at the center. The hotel itself is quite old but it does have stores in the 1st floor that would allow you to buy things that you would need.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, few steps away on the exit of the subway station. Starbucks coffee, restaurants, 24hr marts are around the corner. Bus stops are nearby, all the tourist places could be reached by city bus. Hotel staffs are very helpful. I asked for direction to different tourist spots, they have a handout clearly labelled all the bus for different locations... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Room was okay but the facilities and furnitures were old. The good thing was the establishment is situated near to the train station and Starbucks coffee shop is just located in the ground floor and restaurants nearby.

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Horsham, Victoria, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Helpful staff, my only complaint is , as there many empty rooms, I was surprised when the girl at check in said they only had a room with 2 single beds available. As a couple on a romantic holiday we were disappointed with that. When booked we requested a double bed.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I stayed there for one night but it is incredibly unforgettable. This hotel is located in best area in Kyoto where you can easily access shopping area, foods, leisure places and last but not least, subway station called Shijo, where from there you can reach the whole of the city. Room is clean even though the door ceiling is bit... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Our room was spacious, clean and comfy. Location was also good, near the station and quite central. The staff were polite and helpful. We did not get breakfast so cant comment on that. Would like to stay here again :)

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We were happy to find out that the hotel was located right next to the subway station! The staff was very polite and helpful during our stay. Check in is nice and early, 12pm. The rooms are average size (but big for japan standards). Our room was very clean, although outdated. Pillows were soft, beds were comfy. One downside, there... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The hotel is well located, close to various modes of transportation as well as a nice shopping area. Free WiFi is only available in the hotel lobby, which gets crowded at times. Rooms are clean and well kept. There are an abundant array of restaurants in the area. Don't miss the food market and sample its many delights. Good breakfast... More

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Greve, Denmark
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21 hotel reviews
454 helpful votes 454 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights on our trip around Japan traveling on a group tour. The Travel Agency had booked the rooms for our group. We found the hotel clean and well maintained. The breakfast buffet at the hotel is very good and one can find almost everything. We found the service extremly friendly. The hotel... More

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Address: Karasuma Shijo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8412, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
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Hotel Class:3 star — Karasuma Kyoto Hotel 3*
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