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Kyoto Daiichi Hotel

Rakuten TravelUS$50*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Washington, DC
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Do you like living in small, enclosed spaces with no electricity or services? You may enjoy this hotel. I was trapped here for a conference until I bailed out and booked into the Westin with Starwood points. It was awful: - Noisy - walls are paper-thin and if you're near the elevator you're screwed - Temperature control appears to have...

4Thank alphabetsoup2010
Los Banos, Philippines
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Stayed here for a 1-week business trip. I enjoyed walking from the hotel to the Kyoto train or bus station every morning... it's just about 5-10 minutes walk. But there's a free shuttle service to and from the hotel which is available every 15 minutes... and will take just take you about 3 minutes to get to the hotel/station. The...

2Thank DT_Wandering_Feet
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 December 2013

I have stayed in a small double room for 4 nights from 12 Nov 2013 - simple, clean hotel without the luxury. What I really like is that I only need to walk out the Kyoto station building exit and the hotel shuttle bus will send me right to the hotel in just 2 minutes! The frequency is very frequent-...

2Thank frankie6731
San Mateo, California
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

I was having problem trying to find a hotel room in kyoto during the weekend of November 16. Daiichi was one of the few that still had a semi-double room for that Saturday. Naturally I reserved the room. This hotel is located on kujo which is with of the Kyoto station. My husband and I followed the hotel's direction to...

Thank singinggigi
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Old hotel with limited facilities, though the coin laundry is nice. Very small rooms. No place to put anything other than a small bag. Bath is small. My room had been a smoking room, and it stunk! The hallway smelled of smoke and mildew. The shuttle to the station is handy, but does not run between 10 am and 2:30...

4Thank JFrankling
Olympia, Washington, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We spent 5 lovely nights at this hotel. The staff was extremly helpful in giving us advice on which buses to take to various places we wanted to visit. There is a shuttle to and from the JR station which is nice after 10 hours of sightseeing and walking. The mattress is firm the way we like them. Coin operated...

Thank Linda S
New Zealand
Reviewed 7 June 2013 via mobile

We booked a semi double room thinking it would be big enough for 2 of us. It wasn't, as the bed was about the size of a king single. Upgraded to a twin room for an extra charge, making the stay $130 each night. The room was fine and quite clean. Would recommend this place if you can get a...

Thank Oriana B
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Kyoto Dai-Ichi hotel is so handy for everything and good price. In japan hardly ever have big room hotel, only you need is close to station, shops, yum yum free breaky and nice smiling staff. This is a old hotel but quite clean, staffs very helpful even with limited English. Very very close to station walk distant around 10mins to...

Thank ShihYuan
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2013

First, it is TINY! It fits the double bed literally on one side of the room (3 sides of the bed have walls), a small desk/table just at the end of the hallway (hallway has bathroom) with the tiniest yet cutest kettle and cups ever! (I would hate to think how small a single room was). If your intention is...

Thank SnadraMae
Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed 24 April 2013

This hotel is close to teh JR train station and we walked all over Kyoto from here. It is clean and the staff speak good English, helpful and professional. Computers are availalable in the lobby for quest to use if they desire or you have LAN internet access in your room. We had a room with one double bed and...

Thank LWMiller

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Staying in Southern Kyoto

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers, picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the mountain's off-set paths aren't frequented by tourists, and the mountain's serenity can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Southern Kyoto is the place to enjoy being outside, and to pay your respects to the ancient architecture and gods of the land that are celebrated here.
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Additional Information about Kyoto Daiichi Hotel

Address: 45 Higashi-kujo Shimotonoda-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8047, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Southern Kyoto , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $89 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kyoto Daiichi Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 165
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“be prepared for a small room,”
Elewiuxte, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Just avoid.”
alphabetsoup2010, 8 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Bring your air freshener if you don't like cigarette smell and cannot get a non-smoking room”
frankie6731, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Avoid smoking rooms and smoking floor if you are not a smoker. Avoid at all costs”
JFrankling, 28 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Call IACE Travel and ask for Ari 407-351-9999”
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