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Kyoto White Hotel

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Burfjord, Troms, Norway
Reviewed February 22, 2017

Kyoto White Hotel is a budget hotel which really gives top value for money. The location is good, a few minutes walk from the Kyoto Station. The rooms are good, with very comfy beds. The staff is helpful. I like it a lot!

1Thank WildChef
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...

1Thank Jappd
Tangerang, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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...

3Thank Jennifer M
Kurashiki, Japan
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,...

Thank Maneki-neko
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed February 15, 2015

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...

Thank Robertmaciej
Vienna, Austria
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...

1Thank LiMo2009
Santa Barbara, California
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...

1Thank ldeviveiros
New York City, New York
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,...

1Thank fielight
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...

1Thank Lillarm
Shanghai, China
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...

Thank Arthur H
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

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
Price Range: $33 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kyoto White Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Don't take the Japanese rooms, the tatami floors in this hotel smell like dead fish (in other hotels I stayed, the tatami floors were fine)”
ldeviveiros, Oct 15, 2014 | Read review
“Take the North-East exit from Kyoto Station (or look for the Bus port), and the Hotel is about a block away”
fielight, Oct 8, 2014 | Read review
“We asked for a queit room and we got it. Top floor, and as far away from the elevator as possible.”
Lillarm, Mar 19, 2014 | Read review
“Try avoid selecting room next to elevator as lot of people come and go late evening”
jigneshj2013, Nov 7, 2013 | Read review
“You can ask for a western-style room or a Japanese-style room.”
  • View from room 403
  • Single tatami room
  • Little unit bath
Maneki-neko, Jun 2, 2012 | Read review
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