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This is a fantastic location to get around Kyoto. From Kyoto station just get the Karasuma Line towards Kokusaikaikan and it only takes 5 minutes or so to Shijo station. From Shijo station depending from where you exit it is only 5 or 10 minute...More
My friend and I had booked this hotel approximately 4 months ago and confirmed it with credit card details.
On arrival the young inexperienced receptionists could not register my friends credit card and did not know what to do. They refused to let us phone...More
We booked a triple room for 3 adult and 1 child, and it still big enough for 4 people. And the stuff kindly arranged a extra bed for us, the shower room and the toilet was separated, very smart design, and the breakfast is...More
We spent 4 nights in the hotel.
Room: The room was a good size and had a comfortable bed.
Staff: The staff spoke ok English and were friendly
Location: OK, good for shopping but a little away from Gion and the...More
the Female staffs were very helpful.
The Room was clean, neat and very relaxing. The Shower was very comfortable to use. Too bad we should have booked Smile hotel in Tokyo. But when in Japan we already know our Hotel of Choice
US$51 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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.
Hi Carmen - I recall an underground car park near the entrance (or it may be something else, completely!). However, I did notice at least 3 car parks in the immediate neighborhood. What I also observed was that the parking... More
Hi Carmen - I recall an underground car park near the entrance (or it may be something else, completely!). However, I did notice at least 3 car parks in the immediate neighborhood. What I also observed was that the parking charges were well below Tokyo standards :)
Hope this helps. Have a great trip!