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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is a large but quite old hotel where the rooms and communal areas are in need of an update. It's also a little on the edge of the centre, although quite convenient for Kyoto station. The hotel was fine but if you're looking for more modern decor and surroundings then there are other better places.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

when I searched for a hotel that have what I need like 1-great price 2-free WI-FI in the room 3-close access to Kyoto JR& METRO station this hotel came up always in my search engine and to be honest I don't regret booking my room in this hotel the staff was so cool and helpful and their English was above... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

We stayed here last November. we were two grandparents travelling with our 12 year old grand daughter. The hotel room was clean and spacious with 3 full size double beds. the bathroom was a little tired but clean and sufficient for the 3 of us. i would recommend staying here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We didn't stay at this hotel, just called in for coffee late morning.The coffee lounge was very comfortable and the service excellent. We chose strawberry cake which was delicious. We spent a comfortable hour in these surroundings which was relaxing. If their coffee lounge is that good then the accomodation should be excellent. We will try that next time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights as part of a tour so the hotel had already been selected for us. The room was nice, comfy beds, clean and nicely decorated. The screens on the windows were a nice traditional touch. This hotel is within walking distance of the station in kyoto where there are also places to shop and eat.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Only one P.R staff speaks English. The rest was very rude and unkind.The flower shop downstairs was dishonest & a big snob.I wonder if this is truly Japanese hospitality. I pent nearly 60 mins waiting for my flowers.When the florists brought it to me, not any word od THANK U VERY MUCH FOR WAITING.If this is Japanese courtesy, i wonder,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

The room - called Quadruple Room, - we stayed at was a good size and the bathroom was a good size too. They provided us 4 beds - one for each in our family. Finding a hotel in Japan that accommodates 4 is very difficult and we are glad we found this hotel. The breakfast at the hotel - both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Before the trip, we have frequent communication with the staffs and they can speak fluent English and were really nice. During our stay, we were treated like royal customers and the hostess was great and amazing. She knows our situation very well that my sister is disable and need wheelchair. They prepared and we can use it during our stay.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Our stay at the Righa Royal Hotel was perfect. The staff are fantastic and super helpful. The rooms are clean and spacious. The hotel is so close to the train station for walking and the free shuttle was helpful during the rain. Would definitely come back again!

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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)
Easily accessible to the Kyoto Station, only 7 minutes's walk away , RHIGA ROYAL HOTEL KYOTO is located within walking distance to World Heritages such as Toji Temple, Nishihonganji Temple and Higashihonganji Temple, and "Kyoto Aquarium" where you will have an exciting time with your family and friends and which is also popular spot for a date. You can enjoy truly relaxing time in our rooms equipped with an air cleaner with humidification function and free Wi-Fi. We are pleased to keep your luggage before your check-in as well as after your check-out, so that you can fully explore and discover Kyoto. We offer free shuttle bus service between Kyoto Station and our hotel and free parking facilities. We have Lounge & Bar and 6 restaurants where you can choose out of a variety of cuisine such as French, Japanese and Chinese. Amongst of those ,"Top of Kyoto" on the 14F which is the only one and unique French restaurant in Kyoto ,slowly turning around to command a beautiful and panoramic view of the townscape of Kyoto not only in the daytime but also in the nighttime, offers you a luxurious and delightful dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

Address: 1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokojisagaru, Higashihorikawadori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8237, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $121 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto 4*
Number of rooms: 482
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Also Known As:
Rihga Royal Kyoto
Kyoto Rihga Royal Hotel
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#18 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#22 Business Hotel in Kyoto
#29 Family Hotel in Kyoto
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