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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

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1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokojisagaru, Higashihorikawadori, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8237 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently spent 4 nights at this hotel and thoroughly enjoyed it. Although the room was quite small, and walls were thin, the location was ideal for the main railway and bus stations in Kyoto and also had a number of bars and restaurants nearby....More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Stayed from 16 to 23 september. The hotel was renewed so it was very stylish, always clean, very comfortable and in a very good location. The staff were also wonderful helping in everything we needed. I would definitely recommend this hotel.More

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Response from お客様サービス担当支配人, sb at RIHGA Royal Hotel KyotoResponded 10 November 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are truly humbled by such high praise, and we are pleased to hear that our staff was able to assist you in all your needs. During your next visit feel free to try...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Stately and congenial, with every modern convenience, and the largest hotel rooms we encountered in Japan. The staff were especially helpful when none of my travel-adapters wanted to work, and they lent my several from reception. Within a 5-minute walk of the Tokyo metro, the...More

1  Thank Carnivorous-Nomad
Response from Explorer810241, sb at RIHGA Royal Hotel KyotoResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotels! We are truly humbled by such high praise and will surely pass along your kind words to RIHGA Royal Tokyo. During your next visit to Japan, we hope to welcome you to our Kyoto...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The checking in was very smooth and the staff well trained. The room was great and the breakfast was even greater. The hotel had a courtesy vehicle running every 15 minuets. I recommend this hotel to anyoneMore

1  Thank aruni b
Response from Explorer810241, sb at RIHGA Royal Hotel KyotoResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We truly appreciate your kind words, and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed speedy check-in and our complimentary shuttle bus. During your next visit, feel free to consult with our concierge, who...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights in premier rooms. The rooms are surprisingly roomy ... definitely much bigger than our hotel room in Tokyo. Out rooms definitely looked updated so its nice. Breakfast buffet is amazing and has lots of varieties from Japanese to western. However...More

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Response from Explorer810241, sb at RIHGA Royal Hotel KyotoResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the size of the room, buffet breakfast, and easy access to Kyoto Station via our complimentary shuttle bus, we are terribly sorry for the...More

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Renovated in September 2016, our hotel provides all the necessary comforts while maintaining the traditions of a brand that has proudly hosted royalty. With all new facilities, including complimentary ...More Wi-Fi, six restaurants, a luxurious bar, a heated indoor pool, and a modern fitness gym, we gladly extend our welcome to families, businessmen, and tourists alike. Located near the hub of transportation, Kyoto Station, we are convenient for those traveling from Kansai International Airport or any major city within Japan as well as just a short walk from World Heritage sites, the Kyoto Aquarium, and the Kyoto Railway Museum. In addition, we provide complimentary shuttle service to the station and 117 free parking spots, making us a perfect base for exploring the ancient capital during your travels. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
489
Price range
US$ 103 - US$ 411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rihga Royal Kyoto
,
Kyoto Rihga Royal Hotel
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo > Shimogyo-ku
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
489
Price range
US$ 103 - US$ 411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rihga Royal Kyoto
,
Kyoto Rihga Royal Hotel
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo > Shimogyo-ku
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Traveller (758)
Room & Suite (628)
Dining (153)
Pool & Beach (48)
Amenities (17)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
Nearby
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
...More
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chankaryau
8 July 2018|
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Response from Navigate809573 | Reviewed this property |
This hotel has not Japanese style bathroom. But Jacuzzii is equipped beside swimming poor.
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8 June 2018|
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Response from farawaymum | Reviewed this property |
We had an executive room on level 10 and there was no executive lounge access for anyone unless you are a member of what appears to be a private club
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15 May 2018|
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Response from Byaheng-oldies | Reviewed this property |
If you don’t have heavy luggage it’s good to walk to familiarize yourself with the area. The hotel is not that far from the station but you’ll have to cross a one main road which is in front of the hotel. Otherwise, yes the... More
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"A high floor no smoking room."
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"Better to select a higher quality room with a larger bathroom and a view."
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"High Floor Room with facing to entry (APA Hotel)"
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"Higher floor is good & quiet"
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