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Kyoto INN Gion

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Kyoto INN Gion, well designed Japanese hotel Perfect location for the leisure traveler Kyoto INN Gion is located right in the front approach to CHI-ON-IN Temple, where just a minute’s walk away. You can be enjoyed very easy access to Higashiyama tourist attractions including very famous YASAKA Shrine, KIYOMIZU Temple and GION (MAIKO) entertainment area. This Japanese designed 34room hotel features free Wi-Fi internet access and guest lounge. You will find our friendly and helpful staff at your service all the time.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Special Offer:Small Japanese snack


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Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko" in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners, Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the streets on their way to and from work, where they fan dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets glow with lanterns along the river, where weeping willows catch the starlight and the air is warmed with conversation. Groups pass through to populate the restaurants and bars along the riverfront, but Gion still manages to be a mostly quiet district, due in large part to limited automotive traffic through many of its streets. Gion is a wonderful place to indulge in Kyoto's local and customary cuisines, and is best enjoyed after dark.
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We loved staying here at the Kyoto Inn. It was a great location, close to a magnificent shrine and temple and also close to the main street for shopping and great restaurants. Also the old area of town is so interesting. Above all the staff were so helpful and went above and
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Hotel's Favorite
This place is a gem of a hotel. It’s not crowded, the rooms are cozy and recently renovated, and it’s tucked away in a quieter corner of Gion. Yes, it’s a 10-ish min walk from the nearest train stations, but the service you get is second to none and I can’t recommend this place
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Response from chkyotoinngion, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kyoto INN Gion
Responded Jan 11, 2019
Dear Koumeister-san, Thank you very much for posting such a stellar review regarding your previous stay at Kyoto INN Gion. We are glad and honored to receive your compliments about the staffs who went out of their way to help you find the nearby drugstore and provided you information on exploring Kyoto. Our mission at Kyoto INN Gion is to host our guests as if it is their home. Your comments encourage us as we thrive to uphold the Japanese tradition of outstanding “Omotenashi” hospitality to our guests and visitors. We also are happy to know that you enjoyed the breakfast too. We appreciate you taking the time to share your review with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Kyoto INN Gion any time in the near future. Best regards, Kyoto INN Gion
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Very nice hotel. The hotel staff make it a 5 star. Very friendly and welcoming. The hotel itself sits on a small side street - nice and quiet, but within easy walking distance of temples, restaurants and bars. I highly recommend.
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Response from chkyotoinngion, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kyoto INN Gion
Responded 3 days ago
Dear agent0051-san,, Thank you for your previous stay and taking time to post your review. We are glad to know that your stay was comfortable and are pleased to hear your compliments about our staffs It was also good to know that you were satisfied with the great location of the hotel with easy access to sightseeing. Please stop by if you have any chance of coming to Kyoto again. We are looking forward to have you back with us any time. Best Regards; Hotel Kyoto INN Gion
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We chose the Gion Inn as we wanted to experience the Geisha district. We had seen the good reviews and were not disappointed when we arrived. It is a small hotel, about a 20 minute walk from the nearest subway station. It is down a narrow road on which there are a number of bars
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Response from chkyotoinngion, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kyoto INN Gion
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Taffman-san, Thank you so much for this amazing review and we really appreciate you took the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would like to thank you very much for highlighting some of the aspects you appreciated in particular like the hospitality provided by our team member. Our mission at Kyoto INN Gion is to host our guests as if it is their home. Your comments encourage us as we thrive to uphold the Japanese tradition of outstanding “Omotenashi” hospitality to our guests and visitors. We also are happy about knowing that you were able to encounter some of the Geishas during your stay. We hope to welcome you back again to create another remarkable memory in Kyoto. Best regards, Kyoto INN Gion
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My experience just went from Excellent to Horrible. You need to know that this hotel has a controlling and not truthful woman at the breakfast hall. Be aware that if you want to be satisfied at breakfast, that won't be possible. Firstly, this woman stands right at the door,
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Response from chkyotoinngion, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kyoto INN Gion
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Maurício R-san, Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write the review. We truly appreciate your honest and detailed feedback about what you have experienced one morning at the café during breakfast time. We deeply are sorry to know about your dissatisfaction with the quantity of the breakfast and the oppressive manner you received from the waitress when you asked for the refill of the portion. To be honest, there was a lack of unification among the café serving staffs about serving extra portions or not, and your review has revealed this point. We have immediately discussed this issue with our management member to solve this problem. About the waitress saying that the dish was “sold out” and made you feel that she was lying, we hope you understand that it was because of the language difficulty. What she really meant was that the café could not supply extra refills because there was a limited quantity of the dish, only one portion for each guest. We also discussed about this point as well and informed the café to have preparation for extra supplies. We deeply apologize with the humiliation and the embarrassment you experienced and will try our best to prevent from these things to happen ever again. We are glad to hear that your first half of the stay was “Excellent” until you encountered the incident, so we do hope we could ask you to reconsider us for a future stay. We would absolutely love to welcome you back and it would be our pleasure to assist you and ensure you have a satisfying stay the next time. Please feel free to contact us directly (hotel@kyotoinngion.com) as it would be our pleasure to extend direct apologies and make amends. Dear future guests; Basically, our breakfast is provided one portion per each guests, however we now do provide extra refills for bread, rice balls and drinks. Sincerely Kyoto INN Gion
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Dear Janetsk57-san, Thank you very much for your reservation and having concern to our Evening Walking Tour. Basically, the tour is held on every Tuesdays and Thursdays, and I suppose that the 28th March, 2nd April or 4th April will be the operating date of the tour during your stay. Please choose which ever date you prefer, and if you could be kind enough to inform us your preferring date, we’ll be glad to book you in for the tour in advance. Please be noted: The tour starts from Hotel Kyoto INN Gion (not the Second), and takes about 75minute. The tour may be called off depending on bad weather conditions. We require 500JPY per each for the tour to avoid too much applicants and guests who doesn’t show up.(this fee will be payed back if the tour is called off) We look forward to welcoming you soon. Best regards, Kyoto INN Gion Kaz Yoshida
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Thank you for your inquiry. Our breakfast time is from 6:30 to 10:00.
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We have two hotels in Kyoto. There is no big difference between Kyoto INN Gion and Kyoto INN Gion the Second. They are located close each other.
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How many rooms in your hotel?
We have 34 rooms.
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"Suggest an upper level floor"
"We were on the 4th floor, very quiet. Windows open which is nice to air out rooms"
"All the rooms appeared to be great."
"High floor room away from elevator best and get large bed"
"best location"
$88 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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