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Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Kyoto Premier Sanjo Kamogawa

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Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Kyoto Premier is located in the city of Kyoto, along with Kamogawa river. Our hotel features a fantastic view of Kamogawa river and a beautiful Japanese garden directed by Mr.Kazuyuki Ishihara who is a worldwide garden designer. Guests can enjoy Japanese cuisine with a touch of French-style cuisine at on-site restaurant. All rooms have facilities and amenities for a pleasant stay. Some rooms boast of the view of Kamogawa. Also guests can see the view of the private courtyard in several rooms. Our hotel is a 13-minute train ride from Kyoto Station. Samurai Kembu Kyoto is a 7-minute walk from the hotel. Kiyomizudera Temple is a 15-minute drive away. Kyoto International Manga Museum is an 8-minute train ride from the hotel via Tozai Line. Guests can visit Kyoto Imperial Palace in 12 minutes via car or bus. The nearest airport is Osaka Itami Airport, about a 60-minute drive from our hotel.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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Can't think of a single thing wrong with staying here other than it's a bit on the spendy side. Loved everything about it but mostly it's location. It sits along the Kiyamachi canal on one side ( super romantic at night for evening strolls) and the river on the other with the
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Hotel is in a great location with comfortable rooms. We had two rooms, one with a river view and the other a city view. Two twin beds, shower/bath (small) with a separate room for toilet. The beds by western standards are quite firm, but this is what I found all around
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Response from Coastal810485, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Kyoto Premier Sanjo Kamogawa
Responded Oct 6, 2018
Dear ciaobella171 Thank you for your comment. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Our hotel located very convenience area and easy access to transportation, restaurant and shopping area. We hope you had wonderful time in Kyoto. Best regards, Frontdesk:Takahama
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After travelling around Japan and having stayed in some crazy clean and beautiful hotels, my husband and myself were very much looking forward to staying at the Solaria due to the overwhelming praise and positive reviews it had received from past customers. The staff on
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The staff were very welcoming and friendly. The hotel was clean, well designed and in a great location, walking distance to Gion and plenty of restaurants. I had a very comfortable stay with plenty of space in our room and enjoyed the view from my window over Kyoto. Excellent
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A lovely nice, clean, modern hotel. Great location right at the center with loads of restaurants, shopping and easy access to everything you’ll want to see in Kyoto. Super friendly and helpful staff, in fact so helpful that after my husband lost his passport one of the staff
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Does the public bath house allow people with tattoos? Thank you for any info.
Hi I can confirm there is a sign saying no tattoos. I just checked my photos.
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Never heard any road noise, all very quiet
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Can someione tell me the size of the beds in the twin rooms? They look larger than US twins.
Additional thoughts: I think I stayed in the room with two queens but but not sure if they were actually two queen sized beds or really two doubles. Sorry I'm not more help. The rooms are compact but fine for 2-3 people or two adults and two smaller children if your not spending much time in the room. We ended up getting two rooms for 4 people. Bathrooms are quite small but they work/ small sink/ shower. The windows were not able to open in my room. But it was pouring rain so we weren't needing them open. I did not detect any mold in the hotel, it felt very fresh which is a key consideration for us as I have a severe mold allergy. Beds like almost all "western" style beds in Japan are quite hard and I did ask for extra comforters, linens, blankets to try to soften them a bit. But if you like a more firm bed you'll be golden. Enjoy your time in Kyoto such a great spot and the location is very central to everything. Google translate was very helpful, and using google maps helped me quite a bit in walking around and finding what we needed. Allow extra time in the train station or better yet research the exact route you are taking and photograph that on your phone, then use cash (your card may not work in the train machines) for the automated train ticketing machines or wait in line for an operator who can take credit card. I found that sometimes I found better routes than the train operators possibly because of what was lost in translation. Also if you can order your JR passes before you enter the country you will save some $$$. We didn't realize that the prices were that different but they are. Also fyi an international driver's license is a requirement for renting a car. We didn't know that until we looked into renting a car as we were interested in touring around. So we ended up taking the train. Hope that helps!
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Do any of the room types have windows that open in order to get some fresh air?
Yes, I opened the window on the side of the street - but the airco is automatic and cannot be changed in the room. Thats what reception told me.
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"We loved our vertical garden view because it was calming, attractive, private, convenient & less expensive."
"Check out room sizes. Bigger is better but a lot more expensive"
"facing the river"
"Clean, modern hotel in a fantastic location."
"choose what kind of view you want"
$136 - $495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyotoNakagyoCity Center
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