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Hotel Brighton City Yamashina

23 Anshu Sajiki-cho, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto 607-8012, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #191 of 344 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Keizo Kawasaki, Japan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Kawasaki, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you find difficulty in finding accomodation in downtown Kyoto during the high season, this hotel is a good alternative as it is in front of JR Yamashina station , one station east from Kyoto. There are so many eatingplaces around and a supermarket, convenience stores and even a smaller scale of Department store neaby.There is a free public bath... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We booked this hotel as most of the hotels in Kyoto were full or were extremely expensive (it was the Hanami season). At first I was disappointed to be outside of Kyoto but realized that the railway system in Japan is very well organized and easy access so going to the hotel was not a pain at all. The hotel... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My fiance and I booked this hotel mainly for its pricing, especially after considering how hotel rates in Kyoto can be ludicrously high during the autumn season. However, coming up from Brighton City Kitahama in Osaka, we found Brighton City Yamashina older and less modern. In terms of room amenities, it was lacking a safe for valuables safekeeping, and wi-fi... More 

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Tanabe, Japan
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44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I stayed a single night in this hotel while I was in transit to a work conference. I arrived an hour after my requested check-in time (and quite late at night) but was still greeted by friendly and attentive staff. For a single room, I felt that room was very spacious and the price was extremely reasonable. It was very... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I spent two nights in this hotel, the room are nice very clean,large and comfortable rooms for Japan . Restaurants are fine but expensive, but the concierge is very nice, helpful and very cued arranging excursions and finding information A good experience in Kyoto

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Everything was fully booked in Kyoto when we decided to go there. We found this location at a fare price and 10-20 minutes distance by train to Kyoto Central Station, connection by subway also available. They could not promise a non-smoking room, but, upon arrival, they solved this request and we got a clean and odourless room. The front desk... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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195 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

After travelling for 10 hours it was a wonderful relief to arrive at this hotel in Kyoto. The reception staff were professional, friendly and ensured that you had everything that you needed. The rooms are nicely decorated and have large windows to provide a view over some part of Kyoto. Given it was only 5 degrees or less the heating... More 

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Westlake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

The front desk staff were most helpful and friendly during our 8 day stay. The restaurant staff were very efficient and the food was amazing. My daughter and I felt very well cared for during our stay. (lest I forget, the housekeeping staff were excellent!)

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W.London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2008

Brilliant business class hotel. Good rooms and buffet breakfast at reasonable price. Free LAN computer connection available in the rooms. Very convenient for Kyoto and surroundings as there are literally trains every few minutes from the station until late at night - journey about 5mins to Kyoto JR stn. Hotel is located 50m from station exit yet is very quiet... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2008

While this hotel is not directly in Kyoto, the Yamashina train station is directly across the street. A five minute train ride costing 180 yen on the local JR train brings you direct to the Kyoto station, where you can access a vast rail network (including the Shinkassen line to Tokyo or Osaka. Also, just outside the hotel door are... More 

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