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Toyoko Inn Kyoto Shijo-Karasuma

28 Naginataboko-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8008, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #105 of 342 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for 5 nights, was in a great location close to transport and city. Convinience store next door was super useful for snacks and forgotten items. Laundry services were good and clean, 200Y for wash and 100Y for 30min dry - detergent was 30Y. Staff were very nice and wifi/breakfast was included. Doors use keys which need to be... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good hotel that offers excellent value for money. Very friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are equipped with airconditioning, a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle. The lobby features free wifi and vending machines with drinks and snacks. The Kyoto Shijo-Karasuma Toyoko hotel provides luggage storage. The hotel is only two stops away from the Kyoto subway... More 

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KL
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I stayed here only last week. Very strategic location. 1 min to Shijo Karasuma station and 3 mins walk to Nishiki market on the left of the hotel. The hotel is located at the shopping area which we have Tokyu Hands opposite the hotel. Great place to stay as the receptionist is warm and caring to your needs. Communication is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This hotel can be reached by metro and bus. You can go crazy shopping nearby (within walking distance) and take either metro or bus to visit many tourist attractions in Kyoto. If you will be there in the cherry blossom season, it's better to make a booking of this hotel at least 4 months ago.

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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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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
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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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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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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205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
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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