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  • Average29%
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Non-Smoking Rooms
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Room was wide and the bed was comfortable. Staff was very helpful and polite. Walls were thin, and it sounds as if you could not close the window completly and you could hear all the street noise but it was not so loud to keep...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We appreciate the good location next to main train station. Rooms were clean. There were 5 extra futons on a wardrobe but 3 of them we didn't dare to use because of large humidity stains on them. Walls are thin and you can hear neighbour's...More

2  Thank Mikel G
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Location was superb. Lodging itself, was clean and functional. I booked the room with attached bath and toilet, so, privacy was not an issue. Air conditioning worked fine. The problem with this establishment is the unfriendly, unsmiling, joy-sapping personas of the staff. I did not...More

1  Thank Lindacheok
Reviewed 24 June 2015

It is my first time staying in a Japanese style bedroom. I must say, it is comfortable even though we were sleeping on the floor. There is a shared Japanese bathroom where all women take shower together. There is even a bathtub where i understand...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Nihonkan is very strict with its rules and regulations. This did not serve well for me as I had a Skype meeting and wanted a decent space (or even a corner to do it). The curfew aside, you cannot even be at the lobby area...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Air Conditioning
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US$36 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$36 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (19)
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
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17 October 2015|
Response from Mikel G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see anybody leaving things there. Not sure
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Response from dialronet | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, This place is a ryokan, not a hotel with all facilities you might be looking for. The place and rooms are comfortable but in a traditional Japanese style so it might not be appropriate for senior adults. It's a... More
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"all rooms we had were great"
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"There are rooms either with shared bathroom or with private bathroom. We had the private bathroom, but it..."
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