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    First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma

    331 Kamiyanagicho Higashiiru Karasuma Bukkojidori Shimogyoku | Takanoha Square 4F, Kyoto 600-8099, Kyoto Prefecture
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

          You have a cabin which is, if you choose the bigger one, maybe 2.5 x 1.7 meters. Instead of a door you have only a curtain, your belongings can be locked under the bed. The place is very and clean, the staff is friendly. The...More

          Thank Jens F
          Response from firstcabin_kyoto, お客様担当マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto KarasumaResponded 31 May 2015

          Dear Jens F, Greetings from FIRST CABIN KYOTO KARSUMA. I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation for your positive comments posted on Trip Advisor. Needless to mention that your comments are the tools that motivate our entire staff at FIRST...More

          Reviewed 11 May 2015

          This was fun! First Cabin offers "capsules" -- probably better termed sleeping nooks or garages -- for a very affordable rate. I paid something like $37 USD for a night in a Business Class (lowest tier) cabin and that got me a clean bed, a...More

          1  Thank Erin P
          Response from firstcabin_kyoto, フロント オフィス マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto KarasumaResponded 3 July 2015

          Thank you for staying our hotel and we also appreciate that your detailed description. Laundry is only one, but we'll make it better to use it efficiently. We look forward to conducting business with you again.

          Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

          Hostel is minutes away from subway, buses, department stores and Nishiki market in case you plan to go there. Cabins are spacious enough and you have some locked drawer under the bed and can leave your luggage at lobby (staffed 24h). Laundry machine is convenient...More

          1  Thank Randy Y
          Reviewed 3 March 2015

          The hotel where we made reservations was suddenly closed. So we had to find something else. We ended up in this capsule hotel. It has a spaceship theme, great! The capsules are not that small. There is a nice carpet at the floor, that kills...More

          Thank BastiaanBS
          Reviewed 2 January 2015

          The location is great - central and close to the metro and bus stops. It takes 1 minute to the Shijo metro station (2 stops from the central station), and 30 minutes to walk to the central Kyoto station. It is super clean and well-organised....More

          1  Thank infrannie
          Response from firstcabin_kyoto, お客様担当マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto KarasumaResponded 24 January 2015

          Dear infrannie, Thank you very much for the favorable comment toward FIRST CABIN Kyoto-Karasuma. We would try our best to provide customers with comfortable accommodation environment.

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          • Shimogyo-ku
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Hi, I am planning on staying for 4 nights and was wondering if I would be able to keep my things in "my cabin" or will i need to check out every morning like typical capsule hotels. Thanks!
          23 January 2017|
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          Response from 會美子木 |
          Hello. You can keep your things in your cabin during staying. And you don't have to check out every morning. We just keep your room keys. Also We can keep your luggage at reception desk. Thank you. FIRST CABIN Kyoto
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          Hi, I have a large suitcase with me and I booked a first class room. Will I be able to keep my luggage in my cabin securely? Do I need to lock it or something? thanks.
          23 December 2016|
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          Response from LondonE7 | Reviewed this property |
          there are two type of rooms, the smaller ones are the width of bed, larger ones you can store as much luggage in there. however there are no door locks so you will need to lock your cases when you are out.
          Aloysius C
          Hi, would we be able to leave our luggage early before our check-in at 3:00 pm?
          29 June 2015|
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          Response from Randy Y | Reviewed this property |
          i certainly did when i was there. they will basicaly just check if you have a booking beforehand.
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          "booking a first class cabin is worth the nominal upgrade for the additional space"
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