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London, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I spent a week at the White Hotel. The location is wonderful, 2 minutes from train and bus station. The room - Japanese style - was perfectly equipped, everything clean and functioning. Very silent at any time. The staff is exceptional, Mr T. did his best to accommodate my needs and was always kind and helpful, the young lady at... More 

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Tangerang, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in this small hotel for one day only and have mixed feelings about it... Pros: - The location is quite close to JR Kyoto, I would say about 5 minutes walk. It is quite hard to find at first though because it is located in a small alley beside a parking lot. The area is quite and there are... More 

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Kurashiki, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I stay here about once a year but like to re-review the places to ensure future guests that they are keeping their same decent standards. This little ryokan-style (Japanese inn) place is located on a quiet side street just 3 minutes on foot from Kyoto station. Rooms are small but comfortable enough, with clean, comfortable bedding (futons!). Amenities include TV,... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

To be recommended for guest who look for cheap and well located and clean japaneese styled accomodation. I know, we stayed here for 3 enjoyable nights. Some specifc comments: - very friendly and helpful hotel staff (the ypung guy) who speaks very good english - the room was floored with the tatami, hence a strong straw smell but you should... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

If you come to Kyoto White Hotel expecting a modern hotel or a traditonal Ryokan, you will be disappointed, because even though it calls itself hotel, it feels more like a guesthouse and even though it has tatami floors where you lay out your futon at night, it is not a beautiful Ryokan, but a functional guesthouse. On the one... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The location was great, really close to the train station. It was perfect to explore the area around Kyoto. We selected it specifically so that we could travel to Nara, come back to Kyoto, go to Koyasan, come back, then travel to Tokyo. The train station had a lots of places to eat, including an Isetan department store, which had... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I had booked this hotel because I was hoping for a more traditional Japanese ryokan experience, with tatami and futon bedding; this wasn’t quite that. Rather, the White Hotel reminds me more of an old fashioned apartment-styled building in Japan that happens to have tatami flooring, low table and floor sitting. The room itself is convenient, with amenities including fridge,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The hotel is within 5 min of the train station, but hidden in an alley. This makes it a bit hard to find at first, but it makes it very quiet even though it is in the middle of a bustling metropolis. The room was very basic but clean and well taken care of. Given the prices of other hotels... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

At the beginning the place looks a bit old and damaged but the room are okay. It is pretty cheap and staff really friendly. Location is just perfect everything around (metro station, starbucks, convinient stores etc..), you can also wash your clothes for free and there is a beer distributor inside ! If you go to Kyoto and are not... More 

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Ohaupo, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Location: This hotel is just 5 minutes walk from the station down a small alley way. However I had trouble finding it initially as there are several little alley ways that weren't on my guide book map. From here I was able to walk to all the attractions in south east Kyoto including Kiyomizu-dera (about 20 mins), Gion, Choin-in, and... More 

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Kyoto White Hotel

Address: 556-1 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
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Price Range: $44 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
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