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APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae

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Adelaide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is reasonable and in a good location but we could only recommend it tor those merely wanting a place to sleep at night. We were warned that the room type we were booking was small but were surprised there was also almost no hanging space. It was also not possible for us to open our luggage because the...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and Providing your feedback on your recent stay. We are extremely sorry that we let you down and did not meet your expectations. APA has three major concepts which are high quality' 'high function' 'eco-friendly', what we call ' New Urban Style Hotel. Although rooms are compact, there are...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We could take an offer, so we had a good price for 5 nights. And it really was a very good option. Very close to the Kyoto Station, maybe 2-3 minutes. Not very far you have a coin laundry (laundry service of the hotel is expensive) and lots of different konbini and restaurants. The best thing of the hotel was...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and taking your time to write your experience. We are really delighted that you found our hotel to be comfortable. We are sure that your review about our services will make all the member of team highly motivated and help us provide better service to guests. It would be...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked via Booking.com with a great deal. Room is small as expected so I have a hiking backpack to carry my daily items and leave my luggage closed most of the time. Pillows seem flat but actually fit very well. Comfortable mattress, requested for non smoking room and request got honored. Breakfast daily with lot of variety and selections for...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and taking your time to write your experience. We are really delighted that you found our hotel to be comfortable. We are sure that your review about our services will make all the member of team highly motivated and help us provide better service to guests. It would be...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located just less than one block away from Kyoto station, to its north-east. Therefore it is very convenient to commute, but what to aware is its tiny size The hotel is in a walking distance from Kyoto station, surrounded by coffee shops and minimarts. So, it is very convenient for travelers. You can reach the hotel easily...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and your kind review about our hotel’s location. Our hotel is located in 3 minutes walking distance from JR Kyoto station. We are extremely sorry that we let you down and did not meet your expectations. APA has three major concepts which are high quality' 'high function' 'eco-friendly', what...

el paso
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is an excellent choice for anyone flying into Kansai airport in Osaka and depending on public transportation. It is just down the street from Kyoto station. If you come out of the station where the buses are and head to the street corner you can cross diagonally to get to the corner with the Pachinko place then just head...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and your kind review about our hotel’s location. We hope that your review will be useful for future guests. Our hotel is located in 3 minutes walking distance from JR Kyoto station. We certainly hope that your time at the APA VILLA HOTEL 〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉was a great one and look...

Helensburgh
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Room was quite small but comfortable, not very much room if you are a tall person but otherwise everything you need really. Room was clean and tidied daily, bathroom quite small but functional. You may get a slightly bigger room if you book a twin room. Room was reasonably quiet, there was some work going on during the day outside...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry that we let you down and did not meet your expectations. APA has three major concepts which are high quality' 'high function' 'eco-friendly', what we call ' New Urban Style Hotel. Although rooms are compact, there are high-quality equipments in each room such as big screen LCD TV, original wide bed 'Cloud fit' and high grade...

Fujisawa, Japan
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Yes, it functions OK but nothing fancy. If you are travelling fast, and just need a place to be parked, then this hotel can be perfect, but no extra entertainment with it. However, the location of the hotel is in the centre of Kyoto city and super close to Kyoto station, so it would be very easy to find places...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and taking your time to write your experience. We are really delighted that you found our hotel to be comfortable. We are sure that your review about our services will make all the member of team highly motivated and help us provide better service to guests. It would be...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had a 3 night stay at this hotel. The staff were excellent, spoke English and were happy to mind our bags for several hours pre checkin. Rooms maybe small, but are clean and have all required amenities. Why pay a whole lot more for a bit more floor space for you bags! Location was a 10 min stroll from...

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Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and your kind review about our hotel’s location. We hope that your review will be useful for future guests. We certainly hope that your time at the APA VILLA HOTEL 〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉was a great one and look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Clean hotel, tiny rooms with barely enough room to stand yet there's a 48 inch TV taking up half the space. Doesn't make sense. Overall, good value for money and in a decent location near the train station.

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Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and Providing your feedback on your recent stay. We are extremely sorry that we let you down and did not meet your expectations. APA has three major concepts which are high quality' 'high function' 'eco-friendly', what we call ' New Urban Style Hotel.Although rooms are compact, there are high-quality...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Good things - REALLY good location close to the train station and there's a lot of restaurants and cafées in the area. Less good stuff - Like everyone else said, the room was very small. 2 suitcases don't fit in there at all if they aren't standing up the whole time. They only got one elevator which was very irritating...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and Providing your feedback on your recent stay. We are extremely sorry that we let you down and did not meet your expectations. APA has three major concepts which are high quality' 'high function' 'eco-friendly', what we call ' New Urban Style Hotel. Although rooms are compact, there are...

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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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  • Smoking rooms available
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Additional Information about APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae

Address: 533 Shiokoji-cho, Shichijo-sagaru, Higashinotoin-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8212, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $81 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae 3*
Number of rooms: 139
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“There are probably better rooms available than the one we had if you are willing to spend a little more”
 of 5 bubbles Angry_Scampi, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a room that opens onto the front of hotel if possible. Better view.”
 of 5 bubbles Koiforever, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“super close to Kyoto Station”
 of 5 bubbles tokyosucks, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Possibly reserve a double room in order to have more room. Very small otherwise.”
 of 5 bubbles gmaso, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“If able to pay extra, upgrade to a larger room. Especially if staying for longer than three or four nights.”
 of 5 bubbles Ashagill, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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