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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have around 15 days for holiday, so i decide take a flight from Hong Kong to Kyoto for visitting an old friend and i stayed at Crossroads, recommended by partner in Japan.The rooms are clean and well-kept, staffs are so friendly to me! many thanks to all of you,specially, thanks to Mr Balan, the Hotel Manager who helped me...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 8 September 2015

The guesthouse is well connected (close to the central station and the main bus lines), clean, well kept and has the traditional Japanese falvour that you won't find in a hotel. The landlady is very helpful and well-mannered. All in all, for us it was a great experience.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Spent 3 nights in this wonderful inn last November. We stayed there as a group of 9 people and we take all the rooms. (Total of three.) The room comes with a Japanese style mattress (futon). However no toilets. There is one male and one female toilet, and only one bath. Queuing could be painful. You also need to carry...

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2Thank JustinW797
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Traditional Japanese home style with clean cosy environment. Easy to get here by bus from the main station. Even if you are a bag-packer with budget, here is still worthy for stay a night to experience the lovely warm hospitality and the atmosphere.

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Bogor, Indonesia
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Love the hotel very much. The simple design and the cleanliness. Great location, only few steps from monorail stations that deliver you to Bukit Bintang area and other great place in KL. Wifi is free. The other great value is the hotel provide drinking water all the day in corridor so....it will be saving your money :). Mr Balan, the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2012

This is a small, simple ryokan 15 mins by foot from Kyoto station. The proprietor is very friendly and speaks good English; e-mail confirmations arrived promptly and reliably. The rooms are clean and well-kept, and come with a kettle, a hairdryer and wifi. There is a communal fridge, but, since no breakfast is included, some further cutlery and crockery would...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 18 December 2010

Great location (hard to find - japan is not fond of street names). Very nice host with good english and nice demeanor. Ryokan room is small, but perfect. Price is reasonable. Skip the glitz and stay here. Free wifi was nice too.

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BKK
Reviewed 10 October 2008

- No water boiler. - No T.V. - One shower room for 3 guest rooms and 1 changing room with no door . - One toilet for 3 guest rooms. - 1 computer under the stair with no chair and with the sign on the wall which says "please feel free to use" but the landlady will come out and...

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oyoguhito, オーナー at Crossroads, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us. We have three guest rooms (7 people maximum). There are three bathrooms and each shower room is separated with curtain. It takes only two minutes to the nearest bus stop, 2.5 minutes to the convenience store on foot. A variety of dining options in our neighborhood (within 5-min. walk): 7 restaurants and...

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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: 45-14 Ebisu Banba-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8837, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: €45 - €88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask family room 205 an 206, you will get 2 rooms connecting with door :) with very affordable price”
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