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Seventeen-story Hotel with impressive lobby of European architecture reminiscent of the 1920s.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Great View
River View
Full view
City Centre
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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Clean, Efficient With Collect and Depart Courtesy Bus, what more could you want. Nice detail and Little touches in very Kitschy Boutique Room, and Great Value for Money!!! Thank you = Kam-sa-ham-ni-da
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Front desk, concierge and hotel staff get top points. I don't know what happened to the breakfast room personnel, though. First, you have to pour coffee yourself, but it is not easily accessible, and second, the staff is not very friendly, like in the rest of the hotel.
We had a
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Kyoto Okura Hotel is one block away from the Kamogawa River and two blocks from Pontocho which is a narrow pathway that is 3 blocks longs filled with restaurants serving every kind of Kyoto style Japanese food. The Okura Hotel is also one block from Kawaramchi St. which is the m
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Spent three nights here while on a tour of Japan. Room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast buffet was a good mixture of western and Japanese style food. Lighting was good. Staff was very courteous and language was not a barrier to our enjoyment of the hotel and facilities.
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The Superior Twin Room Type B at the Kyoto Hotel Okura
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The Suite C at the Kyoto Hotel Okura
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The Corner Deluxe Twin Room Type B at the Kyoto Hotel Okura
Hi all, What is difference between double room and twin room in term of payment? Is twin room devided in two about payment or not?
Twin room just means two smaller beds instead of one large one. I would guess the rooms would be very similar in price but best to check with hotel directly.
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What's the different between double room & double bed and single room & single bed ... Thanks
They have a twin room with two twin beds, they have a double room with one queen bed which we had, and they also have single rooms with one queen bed with sleeves one guest.
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How would one get to Kyoto convention center from your hotel? thanks
Hi, I had no reason to go to the convention center when I visited so I used Google maps to see public transit options. Put the convention center into Google . Click on the map that appears and use the Get Directions function to see transit to the Okura. That's the little bus icon. You get a tap card for public transit and load it with yen. Then you just tap and use for all buses/trains etc. You can use the same card in other Japanese cities like Tokyo. You could also just take a taxi. They are very reliable and very honest. It is about a 20min drive.
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Is there anywhere I can see the menu for the hotel?
Can’t recall seeing a menu. I only ate at the hotel during breakfast and it was buffet style. Anyway the spread was wide ranging and of good quality, so don’t worry about it.
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What is the difference between a double and a twin room?
Hi, All these questions about rooms can be easily answered by going to the Okura Kyoto web site. It is in English and on the front page if you scroll down and look on the left there are explanations and pictures of all the rooms. Double -means a bed for 2 people Twin means 2 beds There are really good pix on the web site but I am not allowed to post links to the web site here. Just use Google to find it and click on the one that has English in the site.
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"Corner room, if possible"
"Higher floors give a better view; front rooms have view across the city"
"Rooms facing City Hall are noisy"
"rooms with view of the river would be nice"
"High floor room ,bring earplugs"
US$144 - US$400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
okura hotel kyotokyoto okura hotel
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyotoNakagyoCity Centre
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