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About Kyoto MK
We are the well-known heart-mark car service in Kyoto providing sightseeing tours with English speaking tour guide drivers as well.If you are looking for a special, "omotenashi" service (selfless hospitality) while staying in Kyoto, we are here to help.Our highly trained hire staff can show you around, enter the sights and explain about them in English. Our drivers are studying English to make you feel more comfortable during the ride!We hope we will have a chance to serve you soon!
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Jonathan W wrote a review Mar 2020
Folsom, California1 contribution
Arranged a same-day hiring of a car/driver for a group of four in Kyoto. Our driver (Nobutaka) arrived well ahead of the scheduled pick-up time in a clean, late model van for my group. Nobutaka was professional, spoke good English, and served as an informative tour guide during our 6-hour booking. Nobutaka also suggested a delicious stop of Ramen for lunch, per our request. Superb driver and experience, overall. I would choose Nobutaka again without hesitation.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MK T, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto MK
Responded Apr 6, 2020
Jonathanw, We really appreciate your positive review of Nobutaka Katsura's guided tour! Thanks so much :) To hear how he impressed with his professional manner, language skills and vast knowledge of Kyoto's famous landmarks made us very proud. And the fact that he could also please with his delicious ramen recommendation put a smile on our faces. Superb review for a Superb driver!! Thanks again ;)
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LRice68005 wrote a review Mar 2020
Redwood City, CA27 contributions33 helpful votes
We could not have seen so much of Kyoto without using MK. Our driver, Massa, tailored our tour to best fit our family. We were traveling with our tweens and this tour really helped make the temples interesting for them. It would have been impossible to cover this much ground on our own in one day. Massa also knew so much about the history of the area. This was not just a taxi service, but an actual tour. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MK T, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto MK
Responded Apr 6, 2020
Hello LRice, Thanks so much for your great review of your tour with Massa! Yes, we aim to please, from the youngest to the oldest, and our satisfaction rates are off the charts :) We are so happy that you were pleased with your trip, and took the time to write this review. We hope we can serve you again someday!
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Crab T wrote a review Feb 2020
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Thank you Mr Arai Shintaro, who drove us from Kyoto to Osaka via Mercedes-Benz S300L. He is polite and helpful in searching shops for mask while on route to Osaka during the flu outbreak and stop over and help translate to the staff so that we can purchase few mask during this trip. We make the reservation via their site and it was smooth sailing with Ms Akemi Nakatani and Ms Akiko Taguchi update on my quires including their suggestion as we have more than 3 big luggage Staying from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.. Many Thanks to Mr Arai Shintaro, Ms Akemi Nakatani and Ms Akiko Taguchi in MK Co for making part of this trip a smooth and pleasant one.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MK T, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto MK
Responded Mar 3, 2020
Crab T, On behalf of Mr.Shintaro, Ms.Nakatani & Ms.Taguchi, Thank YOU for such a nice review :) As you kindly mentioned, our professional driver/guides will aim to help our customers to any degree, whether it's safe transport, sightseeing or shopping for elusive masks! But while our drivers are the face of MK Kyoto, we have the unsung heroes of the backrooms, and we REALLY want to thank you for your shout-out to Ms.Nakatani & Ms.Taguchi for their seamless organizing skills :) It's rare that someone remembers to thank them for their hard work, so we are VERY happy when someone does! :) Thanks again, and we look forward to welcoming you back again someday.
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leonardr509 wrote a review Feb 2020
Cornish, New Hampshire30 contributions52 helpful votes
Arriving at the Kyoto train station, take the central exit. The MK cars are located at the Ibis Hotel, across the street. Luxury cars and service at regular prices.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MK T, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto MK
Responded Mar 1, 2020
leonardr, Thank YOU for your so gracious review! As you so perfectly put it, luxury cars and service at regular prices! What more can I say but THANKS!! We will continue to strive to keep up our high standards, and very much look forward to the opportunity of serving you again someday!
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marcaa0620 wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
I just wanted to say how much we enjoyed our day with Ito-san. He was a great driver and a fantastic tour guide! My family enjoyed his explanations and his very good sense of humour and his excellent English. A great day! THANK YOU! Please extend my gratitude to Ito- san as well!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from MK T, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto MK
Responded Mar 1, 2020
marcaa, THANK YOU for your very nice review of your personal tour with Mr.Ito! And also THANK YOU for smartly realizing that once calculated for family groups, the price of a luxury tour with our fantastic drivers becomes very reasonable indeed! We are so happy that Mr.Ito entertained you to such a degree, and we're sure he'll be so happy to hear that you went to the trouble of writing this for him! THANKS again! :)
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