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Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo

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Farnham, Surrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ignoring the rather odd way you get to reception (it's on the second floor after the entrance on the ground floor) this hotel is superb for exploring Kyoto. It is on the main shopping street and there are lots of buses going everywhere you could possibly want in order to visit the principle sites of Kyoto. The hotel was very...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Front desk Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Madam Thank you for staying at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo, during your stay in Kyoto. And thank you again for writing good comments about our hospitality, amenities, and our location. We will also try to keep our good hospitality so that our guests can stay comfortably. If there is another chance to visit Kyoto, we all look...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel has a lovely room. Large for japanese standards. Customer service very good..nothing was a problem. Robes provided in all the rooms a nice touch. Good location central and buses run right past the entrance. Would definitely recommend

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Front desk Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Madam Thank you for staying at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo, during your stay in Kyoto. And thank you again for your admiration of the hotel. We can see that you have really enjoyed your stay at our hotel, from the grateful comments that you gave us. We look forward to see you again if there is another...

Boat Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mystays are very small rooms. We stayed in 4 different mystays in Japan. For westerners the rooms are very small. However they are clean and comfortable rooms and best booked at last minute. Locations are always near to transport and attractions.

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Front desk Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear sir or madam Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo. We are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with our location and cleanness of our room. However, we are sorry for disappointing you with our room size. We cannot change our room size, but we try our best so that our guest stay comfortably....

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel, quiet room, well appointed, friendly and attentive staff. Our first room had a noisy out of balance bathroom fan but the manager promptly upgraded us to a very quiet room. A nice stroll into the shopping malls and Gion. Supermarkets at the door and lots of eating options

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ms-kyoto-shijo, スタッフ at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at HOTEL MYSTAYS Kyoto Shijo. We appreciate you taking the time to write to us. Please accept our sincere apology regarding this situation which we know has caused a great deal of discomfort and inconvenience to you. We are very grateful for your kind comments. We hope you will choose our hotel again in the future....

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was shocked how spacious the rooms were and how modern the hotel was because it wasn't expensive! I really loved the bed and the staff were helpful and gave us umbrellas and phone chargers etc. It's a good spot to stay

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ms-kyoto-shijo, スタッフ at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at HOTEL MYSTAYS Kyoto Shijo. We appreciate you taking the time to write to us. Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We sincerely appreciate your warm compliments. We hope you will choose our hotel again in the future. Every staff member at our hotel hopes...

Global
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though the rooms are small (but, hey this is city center Kyoto!!!), we got a nice upgrade to a queen room (you have an extra small sofa area) for 2 of the 4 rooms booked. Room is cleaned and staff is trying to help, but sometimes they have minimum English. Well connected with the bus or the metro a...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Front desk Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo. We are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with our location, facilities, and our hospitality except for our English skill of some staff, and some of menu in the restaurant. We cannot change all of them soon, we will try to improve the system of the hotel so that our...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised at the small size of the room but for three nights we managed perfectly well! I must say it did feel a bit like a cabin on a cruise ship! However the staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. We had an issue with the door not locking on the room this was dealt with very quickly...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Front desk Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo. We are pleased to hear about our staff and location satisfied your stay. Thank you again for writing good comments about our staff. We are glad to hear about it. If there is another chance to visit Kyoto and stay at our hotel again, we will do better than your previous...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was very welcoming. It was clean and comfortable. The rooms were a little small . Very like a UK travel lodge. It was well placed for the sight seeing. The breakfast was good but the dinning room is small . The lifts gave preference to the highest floor calling and stopped at every floor on its way down...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Front desk Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms d_rose_wicham, Thank you for your stay at Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo. We are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with the hotels location, cleanness, our hospitality, and breakfast except for our room size and our lifts. We apologize for the inconvenience that occurred during your stay about our lift. We have stairs, but we only have emergency...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We read the "bad" or not so good reviews and worried about rooms that smelled like smoke, rooms on lower floors, and staff that didn't speak English and experienced the opposite. In fact, we thought of cancelling our reservation and glad we didn't. This is not a 4 or 5 star hotel but worked for us for 4 days.

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Receptionist at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms.TravelingBruin, Thank you for staying at HOTEL MYSTAYS KYOTO SHIJO. We appreciate you taking the time to write to us and apologize to reply late. We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with your stay in our hotel. It is not possible to assign better rooms to everyone because of the availability on each dates. Therefore some...

Honolulu
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Pros Clean Quiet Nice amenities Wifi in room Close to food options Close to subway Coffee machine in lobby Close to Maruyama park and shrines Cons Hotel restaurant is very very expensive Room did not include breakfast Wether going up or down, the elevator is programmed to automatically always stop on the second floor where the lobby is. This became...

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ms-kyoto-shijo, Receptionist Akiyuki Kaneko at Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo, responded to this review

Dear Nicolelynnbenton8, Thank you for staying with us when you visited Kyoto. We are pleasure to hear you were satisfied with our location. However, we are sorry for disappointing you with our elevator system and restaurant. The reason why the elevator automatically stop in the second floor is security purpose. We appreciate your understanding with our elevator system. Also, we...

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy our hotel's modern Japanese design as you explore the historic capital. We are located in the heart of Kyoto, with easy access to all major tourist destinations. Step outside and it's only a short walk to Nijo Castle or Yasaka Shrine. Step inside and take in an undeniably Japanese, yet modern, decor. Perhaps that's why we've received TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence annually since 2011. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo

Address: 52 Kasaboko-cho, Shijo-dori Aburanokoji Higashi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8494, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: ₹ 3,893 - ₹ 14,273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo 3*
Number of rooms: 224
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#16 Business Hotel in Kyoto
#18 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#21 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
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“Book WELL in advance for any hotel in Kyoto, prices are very high in the touristic season”
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“Lower floors have no view, need a card to power everything in the room.”
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“choose a higher floor”
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“upper fllor can be more quiet as the hotel located right beside the main street.”
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