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Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We were surprised at the small size of the room but for three nights we managed perfectly well! I must say it did feel a bit like a cabin on a cruise ship! However the staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. We had an issue with the door not locking on the room this was dealt with very quickly...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel was very welcoming. It was clean and comfortable. The rooms were a little small . Very like a UK travel lodge. It was well placed for the sight seeing. The breakfast was good but the dinning room is small . The lifts gave preference to the highest floor calling and stopped at every floor on its way down...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read the "bad" or not so good reviews and worried about rooms that smelled like smoke, rooms on lower floors, and staff that didn't speak English and experienced the opposite. In fact, we thought of cancelling our reservation and glad we didn't. This is not a 4 or 5 star hotel but worked for us for 4 days.

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Honolulu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros Clean Quiet Nice amenities Wifi in room Close to food options Close to subway Coffee machine in lobby Close to Maruyama park and shrines Cons Hotel restaurant is very very expensive Room did not include breakfast Wether going up or down, the elevator is programmed to automatically always stop on the second floor where the lobby is. This became...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Receptionist Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Nicolelynnbenton8, Thank you for staying with us when you visited Kyoto. We are pleasure to hear you were satisfied with our location. However, we are sorry for disappointing you with our elevator system and restaurant. The reason why the elevator automatically stop in the second floor is security purpose. We appreciate your understanding with our elevator system. Also, we...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reception staff are very helpful - they accommodated a number of my requests both before and during the stay Rooms are ok - a bit old , no cupboards. Ask for a higher floor Location is good - right next to a supermarket and fairly central Breakfast could be better

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Reception at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms brendalah Thank you for staying at HOTEL MYSTAYS KYOTO SHIJO. We appreciate you taking the time to write to us. We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with your stay. Also, that is a good news that you liked the breakfast. We serve typical Japanese food and some western food for our customers. We hope you...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is good, the staff are very helpful. The hotel is in a well connected location thats easy to find. The room is clean, comfortable and spacious. The hotel could perhaps benefit from bigger laundry facilities.

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Reception at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Lauren L, Thank you very much for staying with us at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo. We appreciate you taking your time to write the review regarding of your stay. Mostly, what I would like to be thankful to you is you give us the suggestion, which we should've had for you. In your review, you wish we had bigger...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Mystay Kyoto for 4 nights from 09th April 2017. We travelled from Osaka's Umeda station to Kyoto's Karasuma station. From Karasuma station, exit the subway, look for exit 24. Take the stairs and it will leads you to the ground level. ( if you have many luggages, there a lift before the stairs on the right...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Reception at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear leedsman037154, Thank you very much for staying with us at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo and taking your precious time to write the feedback regarding of your stay. It is so excited to read your comments since there might be the information more detailed than our website. As you mentioned, the hotel is located about 7 mins distance on foot...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally the hotel was good. The bed was comfortable and the linens clean. But this is a budget hotel and it is in Japan so you don't get much for your money. My wife wanted an extra pillow but this was not possible since the hotel does not have spare pillows. The location isn't great but there are bus stops...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Reception at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear BertBantham, Thank you very much for staying with us at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo. We are so delighted to hear the feedback about your stay. First, we are terribly sorry that we do not have extra pillows at the moment. In the room, there are 3 types of pillows provided, but the pillows are soft of not western but...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The welcome that we received at check in was amazing. The lady was so helpful and her colleagues maintained the high standard throughout our stay. The room was on the same floor as the reception and it was very clean and comfortable. Since we were only sleeping here we didn't want a massive room and we woke refreshed after having...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Front desk Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Mr Gordon B, Thank you for staying at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo. We are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with our location, customer service, our coffee service, and your room. Thank you again for writing positive comments about our staff. We will try to keep our high standard customer service as you written in the review. If...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a good money value. The hotel staff is very helpful and nice. Recommend to include the excellent breakfast in the deal. We found the location very convenient, walking is easy to most popular sites.

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Front Desk at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Gilbert-san, Thank you very much for staying at our hotel in Kyoto Shijo. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and had such a great time. It has been a real pleasure to be at your service. We are looking forward to welcome you back again soon. Sincerely Yours, Michael Miko Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo

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City Center
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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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy our hotel's modern Japanese design as you explore the historic capital. We are located in the heart of Kyoto, with easy access to all major tourist destinations. Step outside and it's only a short walk to Nijo Castle or Yasaka Shrine. Step inside and take in an undeniably Japanese, yet modern, decor. Perhaps that's why we've received TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence annually since 2011. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo

Address: 52 Kasaboko-cho, Shijo-dori Aburanokoji Higashi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8494, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: €55 - €239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo 3*
Number of rooms: 224
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#16 Business Hotel in Kyoto
#18 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#21 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
#31 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
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“Ask for room with a north or west view.”
TravelingBruin, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lower floors have no view, need a card to power everything in the room.”
U5456WVchristiang, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“choose a higher floor”
Agnes-Anselm, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“upper fllor can be more quiet as the hotel located right beside the main street.”
yosefj785, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The main street is quite noisy so ask for a room at the side or back”
Banksia1, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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