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The Westin Miyako Kyoto

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Awadaguchi Kachocho, Higashiyama-ku | Sanjo Keage, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0052, Japan
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Ranked #62 of 332 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, VA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
47 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've stayed at many Westin's around the world and never regretted it until now. Apparently the Miyako company simply bought the name and SPG is OK with it (even though there's a big ad for the Osaka Miyako Marriott in the lobby). They should know, however, that it taints the entire brand. My "superior" non-smoking room was superior in name... More

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Miami, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my partner in October for 6 nights on a business and pleasure trip. First of all I would like to say that this SPG hotel is very nice. Good spacious rooms, a good selection food and restaurants and polite staff. It was also very close to a metro station which meant being able to get around... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here with the family for 3 days and found the hotel very comfortable. Rooms slightly dated but clean, comfortable and quiet. Nice views over Kyoto from the balcony. Tried the restaurants in the hotel and all good although a little pricey. Hotel is a taxi ride from the station and Gion but walking distance to many tourist sites and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very close to the main sites and very quiet at night. The nearest subway is a few minute walk, so it's very convenient for going into town (please note: the surrounding area has very few dining options at night, so you need to get on the train and within a few stops you're in town). Although certain areas of this... More

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Shanghai, China
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151 reviews 151 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seems the hotel could use some tender loving care and a detail focus, but overall still has great bones. The tennis court a good example of run down. Not in town itself, but the location still very good for historical sites and walkability. Downtown is not far away this is not a large area to do the tourist stuff. Our... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is slightly dated however it has a very homely Japanese feel about it. We opted to stay in a traditional Japanese room where you sleep on futons/tatami and get to experience the bamboo bucket bath. Yup, when in Japan live like the Japanese. The room has a small rice paper sheet door that opens up to natural lighting... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a bit outside in the hill , but there is a bus shuttle that take you to 3 central location every 30 min. The hotel is excellent , very clean, quite,breakfast is unbelivable they serve all type of breakfast in a buffet so if you want you can try the Japanese style , I strongly recommend their... More

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Vadodara, India
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large hotel well connected with metro station nearby n the bus service. Has free shuttle from the station and to the city center. We enjoyed the stay. The staff is courteous. The bar experience was very good. The pool n spa are nice too.

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Hong Kong, China
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My entire hotel experience was tarnished by concierge trickery. I usually put enormous amount of effort into researching restaurants wherever and whenever I travel; this time unfortunately, staying only 36 hours, I had not done so. I asked the concierge to reserve for me the best Sushi and Kobe beef restaurants in Kyoto for my two consecutive nights. They told... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large hotel which looks a little austere from outside, the slightly elevated site helps give many rooms nice views over the city or towards the mountains. Service is very good as expected for a Westin / Starwood group hotel. The rooms are spacious, clean and mostly well equipped. It takes a bit of time to find your... More

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Westin_Miyako, Front Office Manager at The Westin Miyako Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us while you were in a beautiful city, Kyoto. We are pleased to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. The view from the room is extraordinary but also all our guest are able to access to the terrace on the 9th floor to see the beautiful landscape. We continue to make space... More

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Address: 1 Awadaguchi Kachocho, Higashiyama-ku | Sanjo Keage, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0052, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Miyako Kyoto 4*
Number of rooms: 499
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