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APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 28 July 2015

the room is really tiny. step in, and you have to get onto bed. toilet is inlaid and SMALL. but the price's ecnomical. the merit:location. 3-minute walk to Kyoto Eki (railway station). you can travel almost anywhere in the city using public transport, conviniently starting from the station. by bus, metro, or JR and Kintetsu train.

3Thank tensaisimon
Luzon, Philippines
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The hotel and its amenities are great, the hotel staffs are accommodating, polite and helpful. It is relatively peaceful around the area, the hotel is located just a few blocks away from the train station.

1Thank Marian B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Good location, 5-7 min walk to train Station. Self checkin/out machines. Well appointed rooms. Hard/med beds ok for western tastes. Good laundry and spa. Service was good standard. Stayed on the 16th floor with a view of the station. Lots of convenience stores outside and shopping only a few min walk. I'd stay again. Never had a problem with a...

Thank alistair_h055
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Stayed here for a week while in Kyoto. Good location a very short distance from the main station and bus central. Typical business hotel, but we had free breakfast daily in the cafe downstairs. Neat and clean with rooms done up daily. Small lobby can get busy in the mornings with tours checking in and out, and they can hog...

2Thank albertsebastian
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 16 April 2015

The location is great because 2 steps from the beautiful Kyoto station. Unfortunately, the room was terribly small, hardly managed to come with baggage, and the bathroom accordingly. Also it was smoking and the smell was unbearable impregnated into the room.

1Thank gaiettolina
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Location wise, it's superb. It's 3 mins away from the Kyoto station. As you step out of Kyoto station (Kyoto Tower Hotel exit), it's towards the right side (you can see a Family Mart and Docomo), take the corner at Docomo. It shares the same entrance as Best Coffee in Seattle. Check in was smooth, they let us leave our...

2Thank evilea
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This hotel provided what we needed - clean, comfortable accommodation with a good shower and bath. The rooms are tiny, but many in Japan are, and this was good value and gave us a comfy bed and excellent coffee downstairs. Its also very close to the station so its really convenient if you want a good place to stop over...

2Thank Catherine L
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Free wifi is available with good speed. The room is small. For two people it would be tight but proximity to the train station and seattles best cofffee down stairs is hard to beat Free breakfast in the morning. It gets crowded downstairs but it can be brought to the room No stationary. I would recommend this hotel without any...

1Thank utt959
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Stayed in this hotel for two days. The staff is helpful and nice, 10% off coffee from Seattle's Best on the ground floor, the amenities are great (except for the watery conditioner, but the toothbrushes are very nice), and having a mini ref in your room in a great plus! The rooms also come with an air purifier and humidifier....

1Thank herbivore225
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Friendly and helpful staff, helped me check in and store my luggage before regular check in time. A cafe on the ground floor, 10% discount for hotel guests. Hotel and cafe staff speaks good English. Rooms are tiny, but all necessities are available. Located across Kyoto tower and yodobashi and a large convenience store on the same street.

2Thank fionayyy

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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: €59 - €176 (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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“Make sure you confirm smoking/non-smoking room. Remember no air conditioning.”
bcfmats, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are probably better rooms available than the one we had if you are willing to spend a little more”
Angry_Scampi, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a room that opens onto the front of hotel if possible. Better view.”
Koiforever, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“super close to Kyoto Station”
tokyosucks, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Possibly reserve a double room in order to have more room. Very small otherwise.”
gmaso, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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