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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 16 January 2016

What I liked about this hotel was the location. It's accessible to convenience stores, train stations, local restaurants and not to mention it's right in front of the imperial palace. I did not have a hard time finding the hotel since it's only across the imperial palace. The room is also clean and space is ok for Solo travelers or...

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NJ
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I stayed in this hotel in the beginning of December 2015. I liked the central location, next to the Imperial Palace. There are two subway stations nearby, I think the most convenient was Marutamachi. The area feels very safe and very quiet a night. There ar e a couple of shrines close to the hotel as well as a convenience...

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Sabadell, España
Reviewed 9 December 2015

The hotel is very well located, but in front of the Imperial Palace, unfortunately besides walking around in the garden there is little to do there. Nevertheless I later found that there is a good deal of traditional Japanese houses in the neighbourhood worth exploring and some good restaurants with young people and students. Hotel had a small double room,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The rooms are Slight larger then average as it is an older hotel, and have the basics you would expect. It was very nice and clean and the staff were very helpful. Located right by the Imperial palace and gardens so perfect if you are doing a tour or want to wonder around the gardens. Subway 5 minutes walk. Nearest...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Firstly I can not fault the room I had - spacious, very comfortable, firm bed. The staff are absolutely wonderful and nothing is too much trouble, and a special thank you to the female receptionist who literally ran to the road to hail a taxi for me. It is located opposite the Imperial Palace and park, a convenience store is...

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

We spent three nights at the Kyoto Garden Palace hotel. The room we selected had twin beds, so space was adequate for us. Our room had two small sitting chairs and a small coffee table, closet space was fine but we did lack drawers. The bathroom was fine for two people, not to cramped. All the bathroom amenities were available...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We enjoyed our stay here and found the staff friendly and service good. Despite having not booked to have breakfast we were given free breakfast tokens and with an option of either Western or Japanese breakfast there was a good selection. The room was clean and of a standard size for Japan. The only real downside was the location. Although...

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Sydney
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Room: Very clean, small but that is what you expect in Japan Bathroom: Very clean, small but has everything that you need Staff: Very polite and helpful Location: A couple of train stops from Kyoto station, About a 10 minute walk to Maratumachi station. Felt very safe when walking to the hotel at 11pm. Would stay here again.

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Sydney
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

This place grew on us once we got to know the staff and location. This hotel is not in the thick of things but there are lots of local attractions plus it is quite easy to travel to busier parts of the city. The room was small but well organised. We had a Japanese breakfast on our last morning and...

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Room was clean and neat. It was nice having the hotel just opposite the Imperial Palace! Breakfast each morning was quick and convenient. Choose from a western or japanese menu, and then help yourself to tea/coffee and bread/pastries. Little outlook over the garden with the koi fish was a nice touch. Service staff always friendly and obliging. We did catch...

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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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Cuisines: Japanese
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  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Additional Information about Hotel Kyoto Garden Palace

Address: 605 Tatsumae-Cho, Kamigyo-Ku, Kyoto 602-0912, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Nishijin District , Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
Price Range: $87 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Kyoto Garden Palace 3*
Number of rooms: 99
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Garden Palace Hotel Kyoto
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#17 Spa Hotel in Kyoto
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“We stayed on Level 3 and our view was a building across perhaps ask the higher floor to get the view of the Imperial Palace.”
 of 5 bubbles 152imeldab, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There may be few rooms left. Use their excellent Japanese restaurants.”
 of 5 bubbles suhyoungc, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Skip the breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike_Devon, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“"Small double room" that we booked was almost too small for two people, but it would be OK for one person. Keep that in mind if traveling as a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles Joe_from_Boston, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I stayed on the 4th floor, but do not have any special tips. It may be worth staying in a room that faces away from the road for noise, although those rooms also will look out over the grounds of the Palace so it's a trade off.”
 of 5 bubbles AlPandR, 13 Dec 2014 | Read review
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