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Guest Inn Chita

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

It is a sweet guest house with traditional rooms. The shower and toilets are shared, but also a nice small kitchen with tea and coffee available in every hour. The family that runs the place was very friendly. I was happy about the price and the Japanese style room.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

the owner gave us very much impressed. I told them that i traveled with three elderly and asked if they have a room that comfortable for them. when we arrived the owner move one of our room from the second floor to the first floor near tolet and bathroom which we were very thankful! because the stairs at the house... More 

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Varese, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Chita Guest Inn is an excellent traditional accomodation 5/10 min far from Kyoto Station (Shinkansen, JR, Kyoto Bus terminal). Toilets and showers at ground floor (no ensuite rooms) are very clean. Kettle, tea, coffee, fridge, hairdryer, towels, full kitchen are available in the common room. Futons are very comfortable and clean. Yukata are at your disposal to wear after the... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I love this place, the hospitality was dynamite and it was set in traditional Japanese style. The lady was extremely courteous at all times and making sure my stay was comfortable. I highly recommend this place for anyone staying in the Kyoto area. The location is also a great factor. AAA+++ accommodations.

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Neuwied, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Wonderful place. First time use a Ryokan. Room was big and cozy. Good night sleep. Ok, you will hear everthing from your neighboors, but for me, it wasn´t a problem. Bathroom a bit far from the room, but... no problem. You will get Coffee and Tea for free. Karoli from reception is such a nice and friendly person. Explained me... More 

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Sarmeola, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Very nice place to stay. I had a single room with a futon. Shared bathroom. Everything was clean. The owner is very kind and speaks english very well. The position is really convenient, less than 10 minutes walking from Kyoto railway station.

Thank LucaP76
Marshall, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

although the shower and toilet are shared with other guests (dosent bother me) this was a fantastic place to stay in. The host speaks perfect English which is handy and sleeping on the floor (with a futon) is really comfy! the pillow is a bit different (filled with beads?) but other than that i loved this place. Location is a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Solo traveller, and got their single room. The Room: spacious, traditional Japanese experience, clean. The futon was so comfortable I would have loved to sleep in some more in it; but I did have to get out there and see the sites. That was arranged in one half of the room. The other half had a table with two chairs... More 

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Dapto, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This was the second time that I have stayed at this ryokan, and again I found it to be amazing. Location-wise, it is right opposite Higashi Honganji temple, just on a little side street, and is only about a five minute walk from Kyoto JR Station. The hostess is a lovely lady that speaks very good English, and welcomed us... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

5 minutes walk to bus and train station, friendly English speaking owner , comfortable clean rooms and very nice shower and toilet facilities. small shared kitchen where you can prepare meals if you don't want to eat out. Great place to stay in Kyoto

2 Thank Christine C
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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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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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Additional Information about Guest Inn Chita

Address: 343 Takatsukicho, Hanayamachisagaru, Akezudori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8174, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: $52 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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