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Urban Hotel Kyoto

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Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is passable for just one night and if you're on a budget. The room was absolutely tiny with room for half of a person. Bed was rock hard and AC didn't cool very well. Bathroom is a prefabricated plastic type that you would find in a camper or RV. If you are overweight, do not bother because you...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are visiting Ryukoku University, this is the place to stay. It's less than a five-minute walk to the Fukakusa campus. It's also just a 10-minute walk to the Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine. Be sure to spend as little time in your hotel room as possible, as it's extremely small and cramped. The plastic bathroom is itty-bitty as well, and...

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UrbanHotelGroup, front desk Tsuji at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staing with us and your valuable feedback. Just like you said, it is very easy to go to Ryukoku University so many overseas student's family stay at Urban Hotel Kyoto. In addition, our hotel is the nearest hotel from Fushimi Inari Shrine! Regarding the room, we are sorry that you feel inconvenience. If we have...

Segamat District, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Urban hotel can be access by subway-Kuinabashi station or Keihan railway-Fukakusa station within walking distance. You may find the convenience store and super market nearby the hotel. The hotel staff speak good English and well trained. The room is small but no problems for single traveller,and the one day subway+bus pass or Keihan railway pass are available to purchase from...

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UrbanHotelGroup, front desk Tsuji at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Urban Hotel Kyoto and your comment. We are pleased to hear that you enjyoyed staying here. Our hotel is easy to access to kyoto city, Osaka and Nara because several tranceport is near here. Where did you go for sightseeing with Keihan pass? We hope you had a great time in Kyoto. If you have...

Orange County, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good location,easy 10 mins walk to two train stations. We used JR INARI as base. Room is small as expected, but comfy and clean. Buffet breakfast is highly recommended. Will definitely stay here again.

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UrbanHotelGroup, front desk Tsuji at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us. Like you say,it is easy to get train from here. If you have JR pass, it is more convenient to go for sigtseeing around Kansai area. We are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with restaurant. Did you eat 'Obanzai'? It is a traditional cuisine of Kyoto. We offer the another...

Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Fortunately we did not have our large bags in the room most of the time. When they came it was super tight. Small bathroom. English was spoken to some extent. Close to a 7-11 to get money, and a drug store and grocery. Other than that no shopping and not many restaurants. Nino station about 1/4 mile. Breakfast had delicious...

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UrbanHotelGroup, フロントデスク at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for chosing our hotel. We apolosize about not cmfortable a bit. Did you go to public bathroom? We hope you could enjoy one of japanese culture.. Our hotel is convenient for go somewhere. There are JR line,subway station and some nice restaurant. How was breakfast? The bereakfast is popular for guest. Neighbor often eat them too. We looking...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Priced a bit high for what it offers. Little to redeem this hotel except the general cleanliness and attractive bathroom fixtures (glass bathroom door, anyone?). If internet connectivity is a must, run for the nearest coffee shop. The router's signal is intermittent and weak.

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UrbanHotelGroup, フロントデスク at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for comment about our hotel. We apolosize about internet wi-fi when you stayed. we will fix them all rooms. We know inportant them for traveler.... Summer has coming soon in Japan. This season has many event in Kyoto!! We hope meet again! Thank you very much Urban Hotel Group T.Nishiguchi

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Room is very very small. We were misguided by the user comments on tripadvisor about its location. It is out of Kyoto. Not in walking distance to any touristic point else than Fushimi Inari shrine. It is certainly FAR from public transportation. The closest train station is at least 10-15 minutes walk and you can not reach Kyoto station from...

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UrbanHotelGroup, front desk Tsuji at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Urban Hotel Kyoto and your honest feedback. As you mentiond, it takes 12 minutes to go to Inari station for Kyoto station. Also, you can take bus to Kyoto station for 15 minutes. The bus stop is near hotel. Actually, there is Keihan Line to celtral of the city for 5 minutes walk. We are...

Reviewed 27 March 2017

While it's a bit in the south of Kyoto, the rooms are bad. At first I thought was small, but after a 5-day stay, you get used to it. It is about a 10 minute taxing from Kyoto Station (~¥1300 fare). Upon arriving, they'll converse with you in Japanese, but definitely can speak in some broken English. I highly recommend...

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UrbanHotelGroup, フロントデスク at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for stay long days and many infomation about our hotel. About parking, It depends cost around our hotel. But our hotel's parking is ¥1080 in 1 stay. If stay long days, we think much better it. Elevator definitely stop first floor Because it is security. The guest has to return the room key when they go out. This...

Kyoto, Japan
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Even by Japanese standards, the Urban Hotel rooms are small. We did not spend much time in the room though, so we lived though it. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom was clean and efficient. This is a real neighborhood which we appreciated. The Inari JR station is up the hill and the street where it is located is right...

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UrbanHotelGroup, フロントデスク at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for chosing our hotel. How was your trip? Thank you for praise a lot. It is our pleasure. We have 2 types breakfast. ¥540's breakfast and Japanese style buffet(¥1296) you can enjoy japanese food.If you stay again, please try it! The bakery shop is popular for our guest. We often buy them for lunch too. About the rooms,...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Travel options to Kyoto Station include: -bus (from bus stop located a 3 mins walk away from hotel) -train (from JR Nara Line's Inari station, 10mins walk away) -taxi (costs about 1,000yen) A bakery and convenience store (Family Mart) is located just outside the hotel. Staff are friendly, helpful and there is always one who speaks English. Coin-operated washing machines...

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UrbanHotelGroup, フロント 高野 at Urban Hotel Kyoto, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel. I'm so glad that you could spend comfortable day at our hotel. Thank you for the great review of our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Thank you Urbanhotel Kyoto Receptionist Kanako Takano

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Staying in Southern Kyoto

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers, picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the mountain's off-set paths aren't frequented by tourists, and the mountain's serenity can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Southern Kyoto is the place to enjoy being outside, and to pay your respects to the ancient architecture and gods of the land that are celebrated here.
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Urban Hotel Kyoto is located a 10-minute walk from Fushimi Inari Shrine and a 5-minute walk from Fukakusa Train Station of the Keihan Line. Completely renovated in June 2015, all guestrooms are non-smoking rooms and come with free WiFi access. Parking is also available. Guest rooms offer both air conditioning and heating facilities. Each room is equipped with a fridge, an electric kettle and a TV with satellite channels. The en suite bathroom comes with toiletries and a hairdryer. Bicycle rentals are available at the hotel for guests who wish to explore the surroundings. The hotel also has a souvenir shop and a launderette. For breakfast, a Japanese-style and Western buffet is served at restaurant Kyo Wasabi, while the cafe & lounge Lavender offers a toast set. Tofuku-ji Temple is 20-minutes away, while Nijo Castle is 30-minutes away. It will take 40-minutes to reach Kiyomizu-dera Temple, the Heian Shrine and the To-ji and Gingaku-ji temples. Fushimi Ward is a great choice for travelers interested in temples, sightseeing and food. We speak your language! ... more   less 

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Address: 4-59 Fukakusa Nishiura-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0029, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Southern Kyoto , Kyoto Station
Price Range: RM214 - RM513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Urban Hotel Kyoto 3*
Number of rooms: 199
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“Get a corner room. Less chance of disturbing others.”
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“Single rooms are for single occupants. Double rooms aren't much larger, but are meant for two occupants.”
EllenPortland_OR, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Maybe in back off the street.”
RdLsTrvld, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“good price, good service, good location, and you can see Kyoto Tower from the windoe of the --05 room.”
WenYoung, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on corner at the front have nice view.”
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