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Kyoto Century Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   680 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan (Kyoto Station)
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Ranked #59 of 332 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Conveniently situated next to the station and bus terminal for getting around. Big departmental store Isetan in the station and the 11th floor a food court ( Ramen alley). Nice lobby and reception area, service was excellent, always courteous and helpful. Booking for the Kyoto cuisine and Maiko evening was secured for us on enquiry. Our non smoking room on... More

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Alexandria, VA
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46 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I paid for a renovated comfort room but got a room on the 7th floor that looked like 1980. Seriously, if my room had been renovated in the last two decades they need to hire a better designer. I've stayed in smaller rooms but never one with lower ceilings. They're less than 7 feet in the entry and bath and... More

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Colleyville, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right next to Kyoto JR station. Cozy hotel, helpful staff, nice breakfast buffet and good wifi. Price is great. Rooms were smaller than in Tokyo but the atmosphere was better."...................................

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Gottingen, Germany
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights in this hotel and were very satisfied with our choice! The location of the hotel is perfect for discovering the city and the area around - both buses and trains are just within 3 min walk. If you are tired after a long day, the station is a perfect solution for a dinner, too. We had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, if you are planning to travel around the Kansai region frequently then staying near the station is a good choice in which Kyoto Century Hotel is right next to, you can't get much closer. If you are planning to spend most of your time in Kyoto then I'd suggest to stay further north. Kyoto Century Hotel seems to be... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed five nights during summer in Kyoto Century Hotel. Literally just outside the station, it was the perfect base for exploring Kyoto as well as taking the shinkasen to other neighbouring cities. As the hotel is a little bit older, the rooms are larger than standard hotel rooms. The bed was way bigger than king! Really nice sleep every... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stayed here for one night in September. Good location close to the station, easy walk once I had some directions. 2pm check-in meant that our rooms were not ready as we arrived at 12, didn't really matter, I guess it shows the hotel was busy. Room was pretty average, a bit tired in regards to the décor, but it was... More

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Kamakura, Japan
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52 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Hate to rain on the parade of positive reviews here, but we didn't really like this place at all. The location is good - just across from Kyoto station. Service was good also, but good service isn't all that hard to find in Japanese hotels. The hotel is aged and not necessarily in a good way... the keys aren't even... More

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京都センチュリーホテルBL, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kyoto Century Hotel, responded to this review

Dear beroccstar; Thank you very much for choosing our hotel. We appreciate your time and effort to share your opinion upon us. We are sorry that the room design and decor didn't meet your taste. According to our designer, the whole concept of the design of the comfort floors is inspired from the sacred forest "Tadasu-no-mori" of Shimogamo Shrine. The... More

Cebu City, Philippines
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I booked a triple room thru Japanican at a good rate. It was very easy to find from the train station. We arrived from a kintetsu Train, followed the commuters out of the station, turned right, the hotel is at the end of the station, after crossing the small sreet. Upon arrival, we were confused, went straight from the entrance... More

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京都センチュリーホテルBL, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kyoto Century Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mami132; Thank you very much for sharing your good written review! We are so delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Concerning about the subdued illumination in the reception and lobby, it is a part of the decor. Coming into the main entrance, you would have found the sign just in front of you, which had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Thanks for making our stay so good. Our room was roomy and clean. The front desk staff were informative and very friendly. The breakfast and evening meals, though expensive , covered a wide range of choices. The hotel is situated so ideally close to the train and bus stations making your stay enjoyable.

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京都センチュリーホテルBL, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kyoto Century Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue F; Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. We are so happy to know that you had an enjoyable stay overall! We have special dinner courses only for the hotel guests from our 4 restaurants; Buffet, French, Japanese and Teppanyaki bar and grill. They change monthly and they are cheaper than usual. We receive favorable... More

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Address: 680 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kyoto Century Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 220
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