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First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma

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All reviewscapsule experienceshower facilitiescurtain for privacynight wearhear your neighboursseparate floorsstaff was friendly and helpfulcapsule roomsvending machinesslept really wellkey cardfloor spacenishiki marketmen and womenluggage storageclose proximitysight seeing
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The first time I visited (around November last year), I absolutely loved it because of the atmosphere. The bed was comfy and the bath was great. Their amenities were pretty good too. During my second stay however (around February this year), I was upset at...More

1  Thank nesidot
Response from firstcabin_kyoto, フロント オフィス マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto KarasumaResponded 22 August 2015

Thank you for staying at our hotel. We're reasonably pricing capsules and glad to hear that good comment. Nevertheless you stayed second time, we're sorry for the feeling you had. And the pillow shouldn't have the funny smell, and the temperature stay even without hot...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015

First cabin offered somewhat of a shock on arrival as i had imangined that the rooms would at least hav e a way of locking the doors to the rooms. So be aware that the room are only closed by means of a curtain also...More

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Response from firstcabin_kyoto, フロント オフィス マネージャー at First Cabin Kyoto KarasumaResponded 17 July 2015

Thank you very much for using our hotel. Regard the key to the room and the location of your room, we are sorry it was over your pity and we try to improve how customers feel more relaxing. However, the massage for reasonable price, your...More

Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Some of the receptionists speaks english very well, which is a very rare in Japan. The cabin is big, compared to the standard capsule rooms. I am 5' 4" and yet i can stand in my business cabin. The washroom amenities are of great standard,...More

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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. We're glad to hear you liked to contact with us in English. The products are like good things. If you feel uncomfortable with the air conditioner, we can regulate the temperature of the cabin. We are looking forward to...More

Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed in a business cabin for 2 nights. The place is good, facilities were clean, staff was nice and efficient. It located at shijo station exit 5, very convenient place to start your journey by bus or subway. Only "negative" point is that there...More

1  Thank SokuntheaR
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 appreciate your comment. We keep clean in our hotel and do effort to respond to your request. However, we're sorry for not available to keep your big luggage with lock. There're some small safety box with lock...More

Reviewed 26 May 2015

This is by far the best capsule hotel in a different,clean and most importantly spacious way. Perfect for solo traveller in a perfect location.it is also 2 stops away from Kyoto station and Gion district is at walking distanceMore

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

Dear Tuna K, Thank you for choosing FIRST CABIN KYOTO KARASUMA. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We do our best to keep the cabins clean. As you mentioned, our hotel is in a good location. You can enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto...More

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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
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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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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.
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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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