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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like all hotels at this grade the room is "spacially challenged" but it has all the fundamantels and is clean. Unlike my experience at it's sister branch in Tokyo (Keisei Ueno ekimae) I found the frontline staff cold on approach but nevertheless ;as with everything Japanese,efficient and effective. Another inconsistency I found was ;again, UNLIKE the Tokyo branch neither complimentary... More 

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Thank klmal61
アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at our hotel. We feel sorry you could't satisfy with our hotel. We apologize for all of our inconvenience. In addition, our hotel is located near Kyoto station. It takes about five minutes from the station,so it is very convenient for you. Definitely,we want to refer your many opinions. There are many famous spots to see... More 

St. George, Utah
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87 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016

the location of the hotel is great-- just a 5 minute walk from the train station. the lobby is not exactly inviting -- low ceilings, crowded with luggage. the room was veryclean. they provided the usual toiletries one gets at all APA hotels, which are of good quality. the room's window opened onto a narrow strip of space between 2... More 

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at our hotel. Our hotel is very close to Kyoto station, so it is very convenient for you. And we are sorry for our inconvenience. We have to improve all of our inconvenience. Our hotel has two different kinds of rooms. One is the building side, and the other is the train side. If we have... More 

Plumpton, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016

The hotel is about a 5 minute walk from the mainline railway station. We arrived by bullet train and once we'd chosen the correct exit it was easy to find. The staff were welcoming and arranged for somewhere for us to leave our luggage until our room was ready. We hit the nearby shops to buy some emergency clothes (no... More 

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you staying at our hotel. Our hotel is located near Kyoto station and there are many restaurants and interesting places around here. Thank you for your kind words. we are so glad to hear that. We have to enhance our service skill. in addition, our hotel's room is a little small, because it is an Eco-friendly hotel. But We... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Location is ideal, only minutes of walk from the Kyoto station. Lobby is rather dim though. Surprisingly enough this hotel doesn't require a deposit upon checking in. It's the first that I encounter so far. However, this hotel does not allow early check even if they have the room ready. It was about 12pm then and I was informed of... More 

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying APA HOTEL. As you said, our hotel is very close to Kyoto station. So you can go wherever you want to take a bus or train. We are kindly concern about environment , so please understand our concept. Thank you for your comment, and hope to see you again. More 

Queensland, Australia
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62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2016

We stayed at this hotel after finding a deal on the internet. It is located about 5min walk from Kyoto Station, with a number of restaurants and convenience stores on the way. The staff spoke basic English and were very polite. They kept our luggage in a locked room until check in time. We were pleasantly surprised by our rooms... More 

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at our hotel. Our hotel locates near Kyoto station so you can get there in five minutes. And there are many places that you can enjoy around here. We are happy that you satisfied with our room and breakfast. Our hotel's restaurant has many kinds of Western and Japanese styled buffet. As for Japanese food, the... More 

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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We loved the location of this hotel, and the staff were really friendly and it was nice and clean etc. however the bed was really narrow which made it uncomfortable, but if it was just one person staying it would be fine! The other thing we didn't like was that there was no safe in the room which we've had... More 

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for your reservation. Our hotel is very close to Kyoto station so it is easy to go to many sightseeing places in Kyoto. And we are happy to hear you could feel good with our staff and cleanness. We are sorry for our inconvenience. Our hotel is a little small because it is an Eco-friendly hotel. Please understand.... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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132 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Quiet. Clean. Very good English. Everything you need - you get it. I need the universal adapter, they could provided. I want them to keep my baggage for 4 hours - They please to do it with smile. I appreciated this place. - And I will be return for sure. Good service !

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying APA HOTEL. The hotel is conveniently location because it is very close from the Kyoto station. We are happy to you like baggage service and room. And Thank you for telling a lot of words of praise. We try to better. We are looking forward to coming again. More 

Kahului, Hawaii, United States
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Conveniently located less than a 5 minute walk from the Kyoto JR station, which is connected to the Isetan Department Store, Porta Underground Shopping Mall and The Cube Shopping Mall. However, of all the properties that I visited in Japan, this was probably the smallest hotel room I encountered. Not only was the bed size small (full mattress size) for... More 

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for your reservation. Our hotel is located near Kyoto station. There are many places that you can enjoy. We are so sorry for our inconvenience. Our hotel is a little small because it is an Eco-Friendly hotel. Please understand. And we try to improve many things. Thank you for your post. APA HOTEL ( KYOTO EKIMAE ) More 

Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Location is very good, just near the Kyoto station. Very convenient. Rooms are small but like any APA hotel. Rooms a are clean and practical. Staff is very friendly, and always willing to help. Good value, we paid 9,000 Y/ night.

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying APA HOTEL. The hotel is conveniently location because it is very close from the Kyoto station. We are happy to you like location and room. And Thank you for telling a lot of words of praise. We try to better. We are looking forward to coming again. More 

Zaandam, The Netherlands
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178 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2016

The location seems very great at daytime, but at night you'll hear the trains passing by. The rooms are very small, without enough space for two travelers. The beds and pillows are awefull. The bathroom is very practical, you can do three things at once... The breakfast is pretty good. Some of the front-desk personnel is just rude.

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アパホテル京都駅前, お客様担当マネージャー at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying APA HOTEL. The hotel is conveniently location because it is very close from the Kyoto station. We are happy to you like bathroom and breakfast. Also thank you for telling valuable opinion. We try to improve that. We are looking forward to coming again. More 

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Shimogyo-ku
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae

Address: 806 Minami Fudodocho Shiokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8234, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $70 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae 3*
Number of rooms: 192
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“see my above note -- check the room before accepting it , if light is important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles forbenjoy, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“good luck open the windows on arrival”
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“Do not expect too much.”
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“Excellent location, just take a left from Kyoto Station's north exit.”
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“we got the room on station side and what ever view i''m happy with it .”
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