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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with a friend for 5 days. It’s a nice hotel. The room is comparable in size to your typical American/European hotel. There is nothing spectacular about the room. On the other hand, if you just want a nice clean room, then this will fit the bill. There is a restaurant in the hotel. Didn’t eat there so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palace side hotel is located opposite the gardens which surround the old imperial palace. There are many walking tracks through the gardens, some of which lead up to the walls of the old palace. The hotel has well appointed rooms and well equipped laundry. hotel restaurant serves mostly traditional Japanese breakfast with western style available on request. Reception staff... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We (family of 3, two middle aged parents with adult daughter) stayed at Palace Side Hotel for 4 nights starting May 29. We rented a twin and a single room. Both rooms were good size (even by US standards) with the view of the Palace park; Air-conditioning worked fine, bathrooms were clean, windows opened easily, all the amenities that one... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This was a pleasant 3 star hotel suited to larger groups. The rooms were very small as was the bathroom, but comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was reasonable but not a big range. The seaweed salad with scrambled egg always my favourite. Non smoking which was good, although the smokers sat just outside the front door which was annoying. The building... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The palace side hotel is a big hotel overviewing the imperial palace park. It is very well equipped, has nice and clean rooms. The breakfast is great, the breakfast buffet serves wetsren style and japanese dishes and is aboslutely complete (including yoghurt, fresh fruit salad, fish, several types of juices, scrambled eggs etc). The washing and drying machines are good,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The rooms are small for two but not uncomfortable. Convenient with nearby subway, Imperial Park across the street, laundry facilities, restaurant serving all meals, Japanese language class in the lobby, and staff willing to offer counsel in English. One evening guests were offered a free string quartet entertainment. The hotel is not swanky but comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice small hotel off the central Kyoto, 4 stops away, friendly stuff and understand English well, and they are helpful too, small room with little space, it does the work for solo traveler, it's very clean, buffet breakfast not too, 1100 yen. Not cheapest but overall not too bad variety

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The room was big for a Japanese Hotel and it was clean, we ask for more pillows and they gave us some free of charge. Don't be surprised, they will ask you to give back the key every time you go out. Very friendly staff and free wifi. This hotel is right next to the imperial palace and a metro... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The motel is quite a cheap stay - the rooms small like most Japanese hotel rooms, although getting in need of a revamp. The bathrooms are very small & are difficult to shower & change in. The breakfast ok but limited choice while the dinner menu is very limited & expensive. The staff quite friendly & helpful. The hotel is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights as a base for touring the area and whilst the hotel did grow on me over that time but I wouldn't choose to go back. On the plus side there is a very good secure wifi in your room - but none in any of the public areas. There is an ok... More 

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Staying in Nishijin District

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Nishijin District
A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of the city, it is a district where you can take it at your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many shops selling traditional clothing and goods. Showcasing architecture with sloping roofs and wooden reliefs dating to decades past, the streets in the Nishijin District transport you back in time, making them a joy to wander.
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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Palace Side Hotel

Address: 380 Oukakuencho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8011, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Nishijin District , Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
Price Range: $62 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palace Side Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Hotel Palace Side
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
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