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Royal Park Hotel The Kyoto
Ranked #17 of 376 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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Reviewed November 14, 2011

The hotel is very new and comfortable, near to Nishiki Market (10mins walk), Gion (15mins walk) and 1 station from Nijo Castle, near to subway station (Kyotoshiyakushomae & Sanjo). The buffet breakfast is nice to start a day of walking in Kyoto, (JY2100) recommended if you have budget.

Room Tip: Hotel rooms in Jpn is relatively smaller, the room i get is a superior twin room, consider large for...
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed November 10, 2011

This hotel was built in July of 2011 and it shows. Beautiful lobby! Staff was very helpful, with most speaking some English, and one American (I think) on staff at the front desk. It is in a great location, very central, and surrounded by many shops and restaurants on the main streets, and within easy walking distance to a plethora of inviting little alleys and side streets. It is also in easy distance from subway and bus stops, and about 1,000 yen taxi from the main Kyoto Station. Rooms are very clean and stylish, but small like all hotels in Japan. We were in the smallest room type and it was sufficient. Kyoto has so much to see and do, you won't spend much time in your room anyway. But the bed was very comfortable and included 4 fluffy down pillows, whereas other hotels had hard pillows.

Room Tip: All rooms are nice, but suites were very cool!
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 9, 2011

What a brilliant find. When we got there, the hotel was only one week old.

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- Everything in the room and in the common areas was incredibly clean and very elegantly presented.
- The location of the hotel is right near the major shopping district, walking distance from the Gion district, and a quick bus trip away from everything else. The only thing it didn't have is direct access to a JR line - but that was a very small inconvienience
- The staff are incredibly friendly, and went out of their way to make us feel welcome.

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- There was only one staff member that spoke English properly, and he was only allocated to the nightshift - so communicating with the staff was a bit difficult

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 1, 2011

We could hardly have found a better location in Kyoto. The hotel was right by the Pontocho area for restaurants and bars, the Gion area and the Nishiki market. Metro stations are located within 2 blocks.

The room was really comfortable and the bathroom was top-notch. The customer service was great too, and the breakfast, although expensive if not included in your room, was really amazing. The wifi network worked on my iphone but not the laptop, but they had cable available.

I had first booked with Expedia with a great rate, then booked 2 extra nights directly with the hotel, which turned out to be much more expensive. It still felt right to splurge with the quality of the place though.

You will definitely need no less than 5 days to go around Kyoto, there are so many great things to do and see! There are plenty of temples and parks, all of breathtaking beauty. There's a kabuki theatre near the hotel, the tickets can get expensive, but we took tickets in the backseats and still had a very good view. So snacks and drinks in the evening, go to A-bar. It's a bit complicated to find, but they have an english menu with great snacks and a good atmosphere. You don't need to look farther than Pontocho for food choices, and it's really great to stroll by the little river.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with friends
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Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
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Stayed: September 2017, traveled with family
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Address: Higashiiru Kawaramachi Sanjodori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8004, Kyoto Prefecture
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Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #17 of 376 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
Price Range: $102 - $427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Park Hotel The Kyoto 3*
Number of rooms: 172
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