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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This hotel run by Nishihonganji temple. Presisely hotel for th follower of Jyoudo shinshu sect. But any one can stay. $70 flat rate, spacious, clean room, quiet, and Kyoto Tower is visual from east side room. Free parking, cantine available, but basicaly not for luxuary trip, I would say kids for shcool trip. You gotta ready your futon by your...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We attended early services at the Nishi Hongwanji Temple and found this location convenient as it was next door. The hotel is quiet & simply furnished, not fancy but clean, had a simple restaurant downstairs, cafe and small shop in the lobby. There was a Japanese style bath on the lower floor as well, washing machine/dryer. No wi-fi available. While...

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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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Address: 600-1 Kakimotocho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8357, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $91 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 75
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“The Monbo Kaikan can allow for as many as 4 in some rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Luckycrane, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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