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Hotel Kanra Kyoto

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

This Western-Japanese fusion hotel is a good choice if the full-blown ryokan experience isn't for you - it still has a nice bath, traditional bath robes, tatami floor section and nice Japanese aesthetics but in a modern and sleek way. Although I didn't see the selection they had, the breakfast seemed pricey and we just walked down the road to...

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New York, NY
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Our twin room in the annex building was one of the nicest rooms I have ever stayed at in any hotel. The style and finishes were amazing, there was plenty of space to feel relaxed, the bathroom including the wooden tub and separate shower were super luxurious. Every touch was considered down to the littlest detail. We also spent one...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great small hotel with stylish and elegant interiors and a very relaxed and warm feel. Rooms are very well laid out with a minimalist Japanese feel and with a high degree of functionality. Great location being walking distance from Kyoto main station. Staff are extremely welcoming and helpful, even above the already very high level of service...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Absolutely adored this hotel. After the hustle and bustle of Tokyo the Hotel Kanra Kyoto was a welcome break. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The room was incredibly clean and comfortable. We didn't want to leave! Highly recommend

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Kanra Hotel for 4 days and enjoyed it thoroughly. It is a new and contemporary hotel. I love the aroma in the hotel lobby. The service is friendly. Just before walking into the room, there is a little area for guests to remove shoes and it is tastefully done up resembling a small garden.The bed is very...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice hotel with Japanese zen decoration. A very relaxing environment. Location is convenient, it's 10 mins walk to Kyoto JR station. Many tourist attractions are also within walking distance. Excellent staff service. Room decoration is also excellent.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very spacious room compared to other hotels of similar price range. Clean and modern setup with a taste of traditional Japanese ryokan with its tatami living area and wooden bathtub. Within walking distance to multiple shrines and temples and 10 minutes walk from Kyoto station. Highly recommended.

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1Thank Johnson C
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Hotel Kanra Kyoto during a recent, brief trip to Kyoto and had a fantastic experience! When looking for a property in Kyoto, I wanted something smaller and more "boutique feeling" than the hotel I stayed at in Tokyo (which I loved, it was just a more traditional large chain hotel). I relied heavily on travel blogs...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

great modern, luxurious and well tended hotel in good location. there are a lot of shops and restaurants nearby and the best shopping and dining area is just about 15 minutes walking distance away. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are gorgeous, modern and equipped with all amenities including electronic toilet, beautiful bathrooms, huge double beds (2...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at the Hotel Kanra. It was in a good location, close to the train station and central to the the all the hustle and bustle of the city. Beds were really comfortable and we had a couple of great nights sleep. Also really nice shower/bath. We made use of the complimentary electric bikes so we could...

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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 with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Kanra Kyoto is a modern designed hotel in style, and yet aiming to acquire and provide the uniquely sophisticated service of Ryokans(the traditional Japanese hotels) to every single guest. The 68 rooms decorated with the minimal touches and scents of Kyoto are the "Small Luxury". Once you step in to the lobby, you are immersed in the cozy warmth in the sun and the rejuvenating coolness under the shades of the green leaves that will emotionally take you to the front garden of the "MA-CHI-YA"(the historic Kyoto's townhouses).Our famous Hiba-cypress wooden bathtub and a separate shower are built in each room.We would do our best to assist your trip in Kyoto to be the precious memory of a lifetime.*Free Wi-Fi throughout the facility.*Located approx. 12minutes on foot from the Central Exit at JR Kyoto station, 1 minute walk from the Exit 8 at Gojo Subway Stop to your right(the South direction). ... more   less 

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Address: 190 Kitamachi Karasuma-dori Rokujo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8176, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: ₹ 15,118 - ₹ 60,602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Kanra Kyoto 4*
Number of rooms: 68
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#2 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#3 Spa Hotel in Kyoto
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
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“annex building has better twin rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Natek3232, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles danheyhk, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“4 o 5th floor great view of Higashi Hongan-ji temple”
 of 5 bubbles JulieOdon, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Annex Double Rooms are a great value & big enough for couples, but probably not suitable for families.”
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  • Not a great shot, but you can see the fantastic cypress wood tub & excellent shower.
  • A view into the Annex Double Room—note the shoji screen, which allows separation w/o blocking li
  • The lovely genkan area contributes to the room's unique sense-of-place.
 of 5 bubbles edotkim, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the older building of the hotel, and the rooms are bigger than the newer rooms in the new building.”
 of 5 bubbles R1792XAmiked, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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