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Toyoko Inn Kyoto Shijo-Karasuma

28 Naginataboko-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8008, Kyoto Prefecture
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Toyoko Inn Kyoto Shijo-Karasuma
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Ranked #119 of 342 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014
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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Just stayed here for 5 nights. I won't repeat what others have said: excellent central location, bus stops and subway, restaurants, Daimaru, Tokyu Hand, Nishiki market etc., all at your doorsteps! The room is small and compact, no complaints. Room 214 has no view; window faces a wall. But I spent most of my time sightseeing, no complaints too. It's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have selected this hotel mainly due to its very convenient location. Just a few step to Shijo subway and Hankyu karasuma station. Only 2 stations from Kyoto subway station. There is also bus stop that goes to many sightseeing spots outside the hotel. Daimaru isn't few blocks away and Tokyo Hands is just directly opposite the hotel. The con... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Location -on the main shopping street in Kyoto...many restaurant..shops..few mins walk to Gion. Going to the main sightseeing places by bus easily.We took taxi because we had four persons and the rate was just paid 500yen more for each ride when comparing with taking the bus. Receptionist -fast...quick and professional Room -clean and small as expected and quiet Will stay... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Toyoko Inn is a large Japanese hotel chain of basic hotels. The rooms are small but adequate, very clean and adequately equipped. Very typical of Japanese high standard of hygiene,effectively efficient and very affordably priced. They provide free wifi though the reception quality varies from poor to excellent. Basic Japanese breakfast is included with free coffee!The locations are generally central... More 

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OZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

There are several Toyoko inns in Kyoto city, none of them is close to Kyoto station. Toyoko Inn Kyoto Shijo-Karasuma is one of our favourite Toyoko inns. We have stayed here several times . Last month , again, we stayed here . Toyoko inn standard is very similar across Japan : clean, compact , efficient and no nonsense business hotel.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This hotel is located at the corner of 2 main streets in Kyoto, Shijo and Karasuma. Very convenient location. It is technically a stone's throw away from the metro/subway station. Convenience store, drug store, post office and tons of restaurants are within walking distance. I had a twin room for 2 nights. Clean and basic. Everything worked in the room.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I agree it is clean and in excellent location (metro few meters away, bus stop in front of doors, Nishiki market very close). But still we felt being squeezed into the room. The was no space where to put our suitcase,it stood unpacked for all 4 days stay as wardbrobe is of 4 hangers size. So we did not bother... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Fantastic location, in fact just minutes away from subway station, numerous bus stations just at the doorstep, and 15 minutes train ride away from the Kyoto main station. Good value for money, albeit the room size, the room is very clean, with essential amenities. Guest service is great, there are coin operated washer/dryer available, and of course variety of vending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I must say that this hotel is very clean. Even better than some 5 star hotel. Very good location too. Room is quite small but all essential amenities are provided. The shower room water pressure is very good. The hotel have laundrette and the staff is very friendly too. Good choice of hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I think this group of hotels is really underrated. This one had a fantastic location. Really central. the breakfast was pretty ordinary Japanese style. If you intend on getting out and seeing a lot of Kyoto chances are you won't be in the room for long anyway. The rooms are small but fine and we thought it was great value!

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