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Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are arriving from Tokyo via Shinkanshen, do note that the subway is not as well linked as Tokyo station. You need to go out of the JR and the subway station is underground. Take the Karasuma line to Shijo (2 stops) and you Passmo card can also be used here. When you reach the station, find EXIT 4,... More 

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Kawasaki
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

京都市営地下鉄京都駅から国際会館方面行きに。。。 八条口寄りの車両に乗り二つ目の四条駅で下車 そのまま後方の階段を昇り改札を通過し 右手地上への階段をのぼればホテルに到着します 烏丸通沿い1Fにあるスターバックスが目印 四条交差点(阪急との乗換え口)方面の改札に出たら烏丸通を少し戻る感じです 結婚式場 レストラン バーを併設したシティホテルの造りです きれいに改装されています 今回宿泊したのはシングルルームでしたので 残念ながら(?)部屋はいたってシンプルなビジネスホテル風でした バスルームがやや手狭な感じなのは昔ながらのレイアウトと言うことでしょう これは仕方ありません 京都に 観光あるいはビジネスと言うことであれば 立地は申し分なし 河原町方面にも徒歩圏です 部屋で過ごすにあたって驚いたのはネットのスピード とても快適でした たまたまヘビーユーザがいらっしゃらなかったのでしょうか。。。少し困ったのは 空調の効きすぎ 弱モードでもキンキンに冷えていました リピート候補です -Impression(印象): 4(exterior) 4 (interior) -Bed(ベッド): 4  =Blanket(毛布): 4 -Air-condition(空調): 3 -Bathroom(浴室): 3  =Drain(排水): 4 -Kettle(ポット): 4  =Mug(マグカップ): 4 -Amenity(アメニティ): 3  =Tissue(ティッシュ): 4 -Wi-fi/internet: 5+ -Safe-box: 1 none お世話になりました

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San Francisco, California
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hotel was perfect. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. I was a bit disappointed in the room. The hotel inside is very dated and the furniture was not very nice. But this is me being picky. Otherwise the room was clean and comfortable.

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to find a quality hotel room with a reasonable price, but here it is! Although it was not walking distance from Kyoto station, A twin room was clean, very spacious and the bed was comfortable. The price I paid for a Saturday stay was reasonable. Friendly stuff is +. I enjoy my stay and I'll be back there... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed staying here in modern, very comfortable hotel with ready access to everything. Western toilets a real plus. Did not eat in hotel restaurants because there were so many places nearby and wanted local culture. Helpful staff, with always at least one English speaker on duty. Easy walking to many places, plus near bus and train stations.

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Minneapolis
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134 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The single room is compact but has everything you need. Except maybe a lot of space to walk or do something active like maybe yoga. Everything worked well, the bed was comfortable, the window opened (apparently this is the norm in Japan, unlike most newer chain hotels in the US). The bathroom was extremely compact and as I discovered, fairly... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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76 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We were extremely surprised with how roomy our twin room was. Having experienced many business hotels, we expected a smallish room in the usual style. The Karasuma Kyoto hotel was roomy to a western hotel standard. The bathroom was predictably a prefab cubicle with the usual amenities. The bedding was comfortable and the room in general. The staff were incredibly... More 

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Mumbai
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Hotel is nice and staff is friendly. Reception desk was very quick for out booking. Hotel helped us with parking also. We never tried food at hotel. Rooms are nicer and fresh. Bathrooms are clean. Its good fro perfect stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This hotel was perfect. I can't fault anything - the reception staff were extremely polite and helpful, breakfast was amazing with a wonderful selection though it did get a little crowded sometimes as the hotel is used by tour groups. My room was small but OK for a couple of nights.

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Yorkshire
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

As we had booked this as part of a package including the Shinkansen we were dubious about the quality, we had nothing to fear. The room was bigger than our Tokyo hotel and the queen bed was really king size. Staff were helpful and the Starbucks is right next to reception. Good value

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

Address: Karasuma Shijo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8412, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
Price Range: $89 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Karasuma Kyoto Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 255
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Karasuma Hotel Kyoto
Kyoto Karasuma Hotel
Hotel Style:
#23 Business Hotel in Kyoto
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