We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Urban Hotel Kyoto

3.0 of 5 4-59 Fukakusa Nishiura-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0029, Kyoto Prefecture
Hotel deals
Hotel website
Offers & Announcements
Package Deal
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 12 more sites!
Urban Hotel Kyoto
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Urban Hotel Kyoto
Urban Hotel Kyoto
Urban Hotel Kyoto
Write a Review

144 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros : just the price, it IS very cheap comparing the other Cons : the wall itself very thin, we can hear our neighbours making love VERY LOUD ! the room itself is so standard, with just standard equipment the location is not so convinient, main attraction from this hotel is just the Fushimi Inari Shrine, altough you must walk... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manila, Philippines
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In fairness to this hotel, it's clean but they have poor amenities like free drinking water, they'll give you one bottle per guest for the whole stay unlike other hotels, drinking water is served in the room everyday 1/guest/day, if you ask for another bottle on your 2nd day they'll charge you for 100 yen although the amount is not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The hotel is about 1km walk from the Inari station in a residential area. The room was tiny by American standard but typical in urban Japanese cities I suppose. Would not recommend this hotel due to its poor value proposition.

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Booked a non smoking semi double room with breakfast. When we got to the floor (7th) - no smell... But when we got into our room it smelt like smoke for sure. They bought up an air fresher spray, which I used all over the room and had to open the windows to air out the smell. Room is tiny,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Didcot, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was our 2nd stay in this hotel, having stayed here on our first trip to Japan in Oct-Nov 2012. We honestly felt like we had returned home as this hotel is in a nice quiet area outside of the main city of Kyoto, with a number of small and friendly shops nearby. Of particular note is the 2nd hand... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warsaw, Poland
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights. We picked this one because of the availability around and — of course — the price. Pretty poor service, sleeping experience and a kind of a joke breakfast. Getting there — taxi, approx. 1500Y from Kyoto Station Check-in — OK, smooth, strange key policy (you have to return it every time you leave the hotel) Lobby... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

1st of all, we got a room with the aircond not working. 2nd, we got a room facing the other room in front which is barely 3ft away. With the aircond not working, we had to keep the windows open, but having to face the opposite room is just not it. The rooms are old and the smell of ciggies... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tampere, Finland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights. Location wise not the best but one bus line goes to kyoto station from near the hotel. Taxi from Kyoto station is 1000Y/15min. Closest station is Fukakusa on Keihan line. Near hotel in convenience store and further some restaurants. Walking distance to awesome fushimi inari shrine (go by nightfall, very atmospheric!). Hotel itself is showing age... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The hotel it's at Fukakusa area, very calm and nice area to walk around. Very good hotel quality price, the building it's quite old but clean and comfortable. Very small bar area, limited breakfast offer but correct.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Excellent stay, friendly staff that can speak English fluently. 10 minutes walk from Fukakusa station. Near to Fushimi Inari Shrine that takes 15 minutes to walk from this hotel. You can even rent a bike for the day. Family mart in front of the hotel and other shops with walking distance. The room is small but comfortable. They even sell... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Urban Hotel Kyoto? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Urban Hotel Kyoto

Address: 4-59 Fukakusa Nishiura-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0029, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Urban Hotel Kyoto 3*
Number of rooms: 199
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Priceline, getaroom.com, Despegar.com, Hotels.com, Agoda, HostelBookers, JAPANiCAN, EasyToBook, Odigeo, TripOnline SA, Recruit Holdings Co Ltd (Inbound), Rakuten and Tingo so you can book your Urban Hotel Kyoto reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#23 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto

78 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (56)
Bathroom (8)
Room/suite (17)
View from room (4)
Hotel & grounds (7)
Other (20)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (22)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Dining (1)
Other (20)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay