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Urban Hotel Kyoto

3.0 of 5 4-59 Fukakusa Nishiura-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 612-0029, Japan
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Warsaw, Poland
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9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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 

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Kuala Lumpur
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 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 

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Tampere, Finland
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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 

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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.

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Malaysia
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20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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 

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Bogota, Colombia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This is a business type hotel so don't expect anything fancy. The room is small, enough space for a full size bed, a small desk, and a small bathroom. However, the bed was really comfortable, the room very clean, and the room has everything you needed (complimentary tea, tv, kettle, etc.). The location is good too, 10 minutes walking from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

we booked a room through agoda, which we got quite a low price for 2 persons in 2 nights. we arrived to the hotel was around 8 pm straight from kansai airport, which we were extremely tired. the staff is good enough to provide us free drink and their friendly attitude. the hotel is just a few minutes from a... More 

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Address: 4-59 Fukakusa Nishiura-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 612-0029, Japan
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
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