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Australia
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The hotel was convenient for us, as we arrived by the bullet train and made our way out of train station we could see the hotel just across the road. What made it easy to locate the hotel was the big tower in the middle. The room was comfortable, it was noisy with emergency vehicle sirens some of the night.

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

1st impression : a door separating the lift lobby from guest rooms. Great idea! as it keeps the noise out if your room happens to be the very near the lobby. I had bad experience before. Room (for 3 pax) was really comfortable with ample space to put our things and move around freely. A special coffee machine was provided,...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel is across the street from JR Kyoto station, we book 1 room for 4 people and got the room with 6 beds, 2 bathrooms, and very spacious. The room divided into 2 sections which is very convenient and has a divider door.

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Location is just perfect, across from Kyoto train and bus station, lots and lots of stores, mall, restaurants next to the hotel. The front desk staff is fluent in English and the check-in process was quite fast. Most hotel's room in Japan is so tiny, but not this one! The size of the room is the same as North American...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Very close to the airport. Proximity to the bus interchange allows you to get to the rest of the old capital sights easily via bus. The rooms were a bit dated but it was clean. Front desk crew were really helpful with what bus to take, food to eat, maps, etc.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stayed on 8th floor, same floor as the Hotel Lobby concierge. save hassle from taking lift to other floor. Walking across is the Kyoto train and bus station, it's so near. Level one has nice souvenir shops. Same building as the Kyoto Tower. We had discount on Kyoto Tower observation deck ticket since we are staying in Kyoto tower...

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West Bend, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The Kyoto Tower Hotel is directly across from the Kyoto Train Station. While there is a lot of action at the train station, the room was quiet. The room was a reasonable size for Japan but certainly not large. It was clean but could use some updating. The beds were comfortable. The desk staff speaks English and is very responsive....

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Reception is on the 8th floor whereas rooms are below. Location is great, it's opposite Kyoto Station accessible by the underpass too. This makes going anywhere in Kyoto or other cities convenient. We stayed in a Deluxe Family Room which could accommodate 6 and still be spacious. There were 2 bathrooms in the room which is good and saves time....

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Just to echo what everyone else said about location - right across Kyoto Station, lots of taxis, lots of buses that connect to major sights, Isetan Dept store , tourist information and lots of nice eating places below the station and many souvenir shops selling Kyoto goodies. You will not go hungry. No need to eat at the hotel restaurant...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Being directly opposite the station was great it made it very easy to emplore kyoto and sorrounding areas. The bedroom was of a good size there was a strange poudwr room and seperate small bathroom. We didnt eat at the hotel as there were so many good restraunts near by.

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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: 721-1 Higashishiokoji-cho, Shichijoo-sagaru, Higasinotoin-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $131 - $435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kyoto Tower Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 162
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“Ask for quad room or more, and you might get the massive 7 bedder room at level 5 !”
alexg3da, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for non-smoking room, rooms not facing the Kyoto Station are quieter.”
pingyingl, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“12 TH floor and above rooms better you can have a good look around from top.”
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“Book early wherever you stay as Kyoto fills really quickly”
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“Get a room on the other side from the train station”
JJO2, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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