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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cedar Creek, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If an hotel was rated by location alone then Karasuma Kyoto would top the list. Centrally located within a few metres of a subway station, it allows for easy access to the transport options for exploring Kyoto. We walked to the stunning Kyoto main station on a couple of occasions as an alternative to the subway and it was a... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of four . You can't fault the location as this hotel is so centrally located within the main Kyoto shopping area which was within a 5 mins walk and a subway station literally a few feet away from the hotel . There is even a Starbucks connected to the hotel lobby. Cafés and restaurants are aplenty... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 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
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7 helpful votes 7 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
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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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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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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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