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Hotel Kanra Kyoto

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern, clean & friendly. Reception speak excellent English and are very helpful. Walking distance from Kyoto station with hand luggage. There is a 7-eleven next door which is useful as Japanese ATMs don't take international cards - but those in 7-elevens do! There is a Baskin Robbins, Starbucks & Mc Donald's also walking distance. Breakfast has a small buffet &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel, the personnel attention, the room, everything esa great! I loved this place and i'll certanly will stay there on My next visit to Kyoto, congratulations for all the staff! The location is good we could reach easily every spot of the city

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel and very spacious for Japan. Very clean Perfect for family trip. A bit further away from the sightseeing place. Not flexible with check in and check out time. Taxis have issue finding the location - make sure to bring detail address, including cross street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 7 nights during our summer vacation and like the place a lot. Location is great, at a silent place yet convenient enough, 1min walk from Gojo subway station and 10-15min walk from Kyoto Station. There is a 7-11 right beside. They keep the room with Japanese design with wooden tea table, wooden bath tub, everything you would... More 

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Egg Harbor Township, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hotel to stay at for a family. Our family of 4 was able to stay in one room. 2 adults on a king bed which could have fit 3 of us easily and 2 futons on tatami mats. The hotel is a 5-10 minute walk from Kyoto station but because it is in an alley small... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Quit expensive but very comfortable room in up to date styling. The beds are huge and very comfortable and the location is great close to Kyoto station. The free e-bikes are a treat and Kyoto is excellent to explore by bike even when it is hot. Breakfast is okay but nothing special

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Kanra Kyoto for 3 nights. It is an excellent hotel with wonderful staff in a terrific location. The rooms/beds are extremely comfortable. There is a 7-11 next door. We went to a restaurant one block away that makes homemade soba noodles that was very good. We would definitely stay there again. It is a terrific hotel.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This small unique Hotel is simple and graceful with rooms that are both extremely comfortable which include touches of Japanese elegance. The staff were just lovely in every way. I have never felt so warmly received and looked after. They made excellent suggestions in both dining and sightseeing. I highly recommend this Hotel - the location, the staff, the rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

A stunning modern ryokan (sort of) near Kyoto station with warm service. We enjoyed our 3 nights so much that it went by so fast! The hotel is about a 10 mins walk from Kyoto station but right next door to a beautiful shrine (so the walking seems short) and conveniently located near a 7 eleven. The hotel beds were... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is a great place. Seems newly remodeled and has a great Japanese feel to the rooms - mat floors, sliding paper walls, great shower and tub. Definitely not like a big hotel chain. Very comfortable and big beds. The location was great (5 minute walk from Kyoto station and right next to the Gojo subway stop). And the staff... More 

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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Kanra Kyoto is a modern designed hotel in style, and yet aiming to acquire and provide the uniquely sophisticated service of Ryokans(the traditional Japanese hotels) to every single guest. The 29 rooms decorated with the minimal touches and scents of Kyoto are the “Small Luxury”. Once you step in to the lobby, you are immersed in the cozy warmth in the sun and the rejuvenating coolness under the shades of the green leaves that will emotionally take you to the front garden of the “MA-CHI-YA”(the historic Kyoto’s townhouses).Our famous Hiba-cypress wooden bathtub and a separate shower are built in each room.We would do our best to assist your trip in Kyoto to be the precious memory of a lifetime.*Free Wi-Fi throughout the facility.*Located approx. 12minutes on foot from the Central Exit at JR Kyoto station, 1 minute walk from the Exit 8 at Gojo Subway Stop to your right(the South direction). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kanra Kyoto

Address: 185 Kitamachi, Karasuma-dori, Rokujo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8176, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: $306 - $1,177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Kanra Kyoto 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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#2 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
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