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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 #26 of 142 Hotels in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chiba, Japan
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went undergroundfrom Nagoya station where the shopping archade was but fortunately no elevator so, If you are going from the Nagoya station its better to go from the ground floor. The room is small but has shampoo rinse tooth brush and Japanease style gown. Morning buffet had different kind of food to choose from. But it was just so... More

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Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Cebu City, Philippines
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

palo alto ca
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This hotel is adjacent to the Kyoto train station and has several dining options within the hotel that provide very good food. The "new comfort twin room" was larger than most US hotel rooms excepting suites. The room amenities were equivalent or superior to US 4 star hotels. We had booked the Kyoto Granvia for 5 nights and opted for... More

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

Dear tideview 1; Thank you for choosing us and describing us as your favorite hotel in Kyoto. We all became so happy to read your well written comment on us. Kyoto Century Hotel is neither very big nor very new, but we are proud of our helpful staff, redecorated rooms, delicious breakfast and wonderful location. We keep on trying to... More

Shanghai, China
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed at kyoto century for 2 nights. It only takes around 2-3minutes from kyoto station by walk. Very convenient to anywhere in/around kyoto. Special thanks to Yamazaki who helped us find our missing apple charging line. More than that, he delivered the stuff to Osaka by himself on the same day which really give us deep impression. We highly... More

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京都センチュリーホテルBL, 宿泊課 at Kyoto Century Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yi Y; I hope that you had a great trip in Japan overall and safely back home. It is delightful to have such a nice message from you!! Actually I commute from Osaka to Kyoto and that's why I brought your i-phone cable to your hotel in Osaka. It was just on my way home! If you had gone... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This hotel is located in a strategic position for people that intend travel with train. Its just next to the train station and in front of kyoto tower. Many restaurants around here. Hotel is clean and staff very kind. Free wifi Perfect for business trip!

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

Dear Stefanino San; Thank you very much for choosing us for your business trip! It is very handy to be located east next to Kyoto Station. 30 minutes ride on JR limited express will take you to Osaka, and 1 hour to Kobe. To Shijyo Karasuma, center of the business area in Kyoto, it takes only 5 minutes by subway.... More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very close to the Kyoto station, it is convenient to go anywhere in Kyoto. Lobby was very nice but the carpet in my room was a bit dirty. I think they are trying to keep it clean but it is time for new carpet. I only ate breakfast there for two days and they were really good. I wish they... More

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

Dear Hamham 730; Thank you very much for staying with us and letting us know your opinion upon us. I am sorry to hear that the staff was not up to your expectations. Maybe we could have been more helpful. I'll definitely share your comments with our front desk team as well as restaurant team. I also feel terrible about... 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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