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Capsule Ryokan Kyoto

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted for a room with a private shower. The room isn't exactly spacious but fits our purpose of a clean and comfortable place to rest for the day. The staff are very friendly and always ready to recommend nice and quaint little eateries located near the hotel, which is about 10-15 mins walk from Kyoto Station. If you have...

Thank azuki13
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Recommended by several friends, this hotel was perfect. Affordable and centrally located, we loved the room (especially the under bed storage) and the space age shower. Staff were extremely helpful and welcoming, and I would definitely stay here again.

1Thank Ekmhardie
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We enjoyed our stay here for 2 nights. The rooms are clean, and although the shower in the bedroom is a bit odd at first, it actually adds to the Japanese experience of being in a guesthouse-cum-Ryokan. The staff were really friendly and helpful and it's well-located with plenty of restaurants and tourist attractions nearby.

1Thank Gina H
Geraldton, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I had the room with toilet and shower very comfortable and warm. Clean towels every 2 days and housekeeping done daily. Friendly staff and washing machine available. Price was good and location even better. Very close to train station.

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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great little budget hotel. Maybe a 10 minute walk with luggage from the main north exit of Kyoto station. The rooms are cosy but larger than average for Japan. Staff are very friendly and provide an annotated map on check-in plus a folder detailing the local sights. Rooms are cleaned and towels changed every other day with the option to...

2Thank rpwilkins
El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed in one of their capsules for two nights while backpacking through Japan. The place is very conveniently located near the train station so if you have a rail pass it is perfect as a "home base" while you explore nearby cities. Compared to some of the other capsule hotels I stayed at, this place was extremely clean. It...

2Thank Carlos F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The welcome I received at the Capsule Ryokan Kyoto was the warmest I have ever experienced through years of business and holiday travel. The accommodation is superb value for money and offers so many home comforts for a basic accommodation. The showers are super powerful and the traditional futon bed amazingly comfortable. Highly recommended for a convenient location (very close...

5Thank SMiddlewood
Nanchang, China
Reviewed 10 February 2017

First of all, I have never seen a capsule that opens from the side rather than the foot of the bed, but it's so easy to get in and out of. It also offers privacy that I typically have to sacrifice when I stay in dorms. The location was great--Kyoto Station is a hub for buses, trains, dining, and the...

2Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I think for the Kyoto price this is a very good deal, close to the station and with all the facility you will need. The give you all the information and a lot of places to eat and drink close by . Really recommend this ;)

2Thank Laurita03
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Stayed in one of the tiny private rooms. Everything you need is in the room, including a fancy shower. Everything is clean and well-organized. The reception area also has a number of items (pillows, toiletries, etc.) that you can borrow for free. The staff are extremely helpful with tips and recommendations for everything in Kyoto, from restaurants near the hotel...

2Thank sleepy38

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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Everything you would expect from a luxury ryokan in a 10 square meters. A king size Tatami bed with two comfortable futon and double insulated walls (for additional privacy), thick mattresses, air conditioner and a folding table. The rooms are also equipped with the latest facilities such as a stylish shower room, Sharp AQUOS 32 inch LCD TV and fully automatic toilet.* A large storage space is available under the Tatami bed as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Capsule Ryokan Kyoto

Address: 204 Tsuchihashicho, Shichijo-dori, Aburano-koji, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8226, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: RM146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Capsule Ryokan Kyoto 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Private room 402 was excellently clean and had a quiet, clean back street behind”
SMiddlewood, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Capsule room was very noisy and crowded.”
TigerCurry, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The double room was more than enough space for two people”
saurous, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the capsule room,and it was perfectly fine. Higher recommended. Any capsule will be fine, very private and comfortable.”
HaiN562, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms are quiet and convenient”
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