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Reviewed August 23, 2016

The location is right next to Kyoto station. There are quite a few places to shop and to eat. The price is reasonable based on its location. The wifi is free and good to have. The room is clean and with windows with natural sunlight. The space is standard for Japanese hotels--reasonable for small size people, but too small for...

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Great accommodation and really close to the train and subway station so was very convenient. You have to remember to grab your amenities from downstairs before you got o your room. Beds are hard - but thats normal in Japan so you get used to it. Staff are very friendly, coin laundry available in the building so you are not...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Stayed at the El Inn for 3 nights and then an extra night on a different tariff. Good location and friendly staff. The first stay was excellent: Nice room with a small sofa and breakfast included. The breakfast was a really good buffet, although it was a bit of a log jam at the start time. Second stay: Small room...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Stayed 5 nights If you’re planning to move around by train a lot whilst based in Kyoto this a great place to stay in. It’s located a minute's’ walk from the rear of Kyoto station where the subway and shinkansen entry points are located. What I really liked about this hotel (besides location and price ) is that it has...

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Hong Kong
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Hotel prices in Kyoto during cherry blossom season can be quite steep and was lucky to find this business hotel. Next to the Kyoto station so it is really convenient to travel around the area using bus, train or the underground. There is nothing fancy in the hotel but it is clean and comfortable. So it is ideal for those...

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EL_INN_KYOTO, Hotel clerk at El Inn Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at El Inn Kyoto, and appriciate your comments. We hope that you enjoyed your trip in Kyoto with flowering cherry blossom. We would put more effort in making our hotel more valuable and comfortable for guests. We are looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you.

Melbourne
Reviewed April 7, 2016

We stayed at El Inn for 2 nights in Kyoto. Booked from their website directly. Typical business hotel in Japan, convenient located, clean and no fuss. Very easy to find the hotel (if you haven’t lost in the Kyoto station), only a few minutes walk from the East Exit. There’s Lawson opposite to the hotel and 7-11 along the way...

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EL_INN_KYOTO, Hotel clerk at El Inn Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and appriciate your compliments. We are glad to know you had a great time spending in Kyoto. We are looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed February 25, 2016

Perfect hotel, room, location, facility The hotel is near Kyoto station, even the room was small but i like small room. The hotel have all appliance of bathroom such as wash moisture, liquid cleansing, moisture lotion, Very Surprise !!

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EL_INN_KYOTO, 副支配人 at El Inn Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at El Inn Kyoto. This location is convenient for sightseeing as Kyoto Station offers access to the Shinkansen, JR, Kintetsu and subway lines. A plethora of amenities to choose from the front desk. I'm glad you like it. We are looking forward to seeing you again.

San Diego, California
Reviewed January 21, 2016

Value: as a business hotel, El Inn is very reasonably priced. At my last stay, the room was only $60/night. The hotel offers a reasonably priced breakfast buffet (about $10), and has good laundry and vending facilities. Elbow room: you can stand in the middle of the room and are UNABLE to touch the walls, which is a welcome and...

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EL_INN_KYOTO, 副支配人 at El Inn Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at El Inn Kyoto. This location is convenient for sightseeing as Kyoto Station offers access to the Shinkansen, JR, Kintetsu and subway lines. With 512 rooms in total, this hotel is a great choice for a relaxing stay whether on business or pleasure. You will feel right at home! We are looking forward to seeing you...

St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed January 4, 2016

this hotel has a great value for anyone who is traveling mostly outside Kyoto. it is easy to find, next to the station and shopping area. my room was on the 10th floor, nice and spacious. bathroom is clean and the toilet working well. i bought some bath salt and used it every day to relax before sleep. enjoyed the...

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EL_INN_KYOTO, 副支配人 at El Inn Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at El Inn Kyoto. This location is convenient for sightseeing as Kyoto Station offers access to the Shinkansen, JR, Kintetsu and subway lines. Also, a bus stop for the airport bus line is located right by the hotel (for Itami (Osaka) Airport and Kansai Airport, offering good access for airports as well as the train lines....

Mijdrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed December 25, 2015

my room was only 12 square meter, very small but all you need is inside. bathis small but deep. toilet with bidet, so nice. coinlaundry is very convenient. room prices so different per day. airconditioning works well, restaurant open from 6:30 for breakfastbuffet.

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EL_INN_KYOTO, 副支配人 at El Inn Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at El Inn Kyoto. This location is convenient for sightseeing as Kyoto Station offers access to the Shinkansen, JR, Kintetsu and subway lines. Also, a bus stop for the airport bus line is located right by the hotel for Itami(Osaka) Airport and Kansai Airport, offering good access for airports as well as the train lines. With...

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Staying in Southern Kyoto

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers, picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the mountain's off-set paths aren't frequented by tourists, and the mountain's serenity can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Southern Kyoto is the place to enjoy being outside, and to pay your respects to the ancient architecture and gods of the land that are celebrated here.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about El Inn Kyoto

Address: 13 higashisannocho, Higashikujo, Minamiku, Kyoto 601-8004, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Southern Kyoto
Price Range: $53 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Inn Kyoto 3*
Number of rooms: 512
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“The Studio Single room is quite nice and not too small.”
 of 5 bubbles Apple_HK, Apr 14, 2016 | Read review
“I stay on 7th floor and no any problem.”
 of 5 bubbles 220sirilaks, Feb 25, 2016 | Read review
“If you are staying for more than a few days, ask for a room on a floor with the laundry.”
 of 5 bubbles MeridithM_12, Jan 21, 2016 | Read review
“kleinste is 12 vierkante meter, echt smal”
 of 5 bubbles MarcelD92, Dec 25, 2015 | Read review
“High floor and far away from the train station.”
 of 5 bubbles ShirleyW751, Apr 6, 2015 | Read review
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