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Via Inn Kyoto Shijo Muromachi

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

A nice, clean hotel. Hotel room was standard size, or slightly smaller! Room well equipped and beds comfortable. Location good for exploring Kyoto. Breakfast was standard buffet. Some staff at the reception desk don't speak English so were unable to assist us in researching activities or tours in Kyoto.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Japan must have the hardest beds on the planet and I'm not talking about sleeping on the floor. We stayed at the Via Inn a couple nights last week and were pleasantly surprised. The rooms feature all the amenities you would expect as well as a very nice breakfast included in the stay. The beds were very nice and we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

2 days in Kyoto to see Sakura. Since it is Sakura season, really difficult to book a hotel with good location at reasonable price. Location: Shijo is a place to stay because it is in the middle of temples, castles, food markets. Most importantly, there are two subway lines (Kyoto subway and Hankyu subway) stopping in Shijo and many bus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This hotel is really accessible from the subway Shijo station and within the walking distance from the city centre of Kyoto. The location is a main matter for myself when choosing an accommodation, so this place is very ideal, I would say. As the hotel itself is located a couple of blocks away from the main streets, the traffic noise... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Now this came as a surprise...tiny little room that ends as it begins (i guess most of japan is like this), yet very efficient and you ask for it and it is there....a nice bed, all the neccesities, a microwave across the passage, tea maker, hot water, toiletaries, a writing pad, phone service, night pyjamas and a free LAN connection.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

I stayed at the Via Inn Kyoto during the Cherry Blossom Festival. I found the hotels rates very reasonable and that was one of my reasons for booking with the Via Inn. The hotel facade seemed small, but the hotel was spacious inside. It was clean, bright, and decorated beautifully with items from traditional Japanese culture. The staff was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

I made reservations via email three weks before for a double room, non smoking. No problems of any kind. The room was considerably big for Japan, clean and modern. We stayed one night, I think they made some renovations. The location is great, its 3 blocks from the two main avenues, in a quiet street but close to the main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

this hotel is in a quite side street near the intersection of shijo and karasuma. if you know where the laque building is, this hotel is two streets behind it. walking distance to the shops / restuarants on shijo-dori, gion quarter. accessible on two subway stops and several bus stops along karasuma-dori and shijo-dori. if you like japanese groeceries, you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

Hotel functional, but basic. Rooms small, no wardrobes, 3 coathangers per room and some hooks. Rooms were clean. We stayed 6 nights and had to live out of our bags as no room to unpack. Would be ok if touring and looking for a stop for a couple of nights. No bar - but many restaurants and bars in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2010

This is a no frills hotel but it's very good value considering the location, quality of room and the period we were there (cherry blossom peak period). The room, though small, is clean, bright and functional. The reception staff were very helpful though their English ability may not be that good. Most of the guests staying there seem to be... More 

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Additional Information about Via Inn Kyoto Shijo Muromachi

Address: 551-2 Yamabushiyamacho, Nishikikoji Agaru, Muromachidori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8156, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
Price Range: $65 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Via Inn Kyoto Shijo Muromachi 3*
Number of rooms: 239
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