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Hotel Kanra Kyoto

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staff was excellent. Rooms were modern Japanese style with a cool little tatami seating area. Bathroom has rain showers and a neat wooden bathtub. Close enough to the train station to walk with a bag.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Because of lack of availability we stayed in 3 hotels in Kyoto. The Hyatt Regency was very nice and would recommend but when we moved to the Kanra we loved it. Great central location near the train station, beautiful rooms, extremely eager to please staff and amazing breakfasts. It is smaller, quieter, and just a lovely place to stay. Our...

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed two nights at the Kanra from the 18th of May 2017. The hotel is in great location, an easy 10min walk from the station and central enough to visit lots areas of Kyoto such as the Gion. The hotel has a lovely design and the rooms are exceptional with a fantastic wooden bathtub! For breakfast...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed here and had a terrific experience. The hotel is sleek, modern and beautiful. The staff is beyond friendly. When we arrived the gentleman who checked us in gave us a summary of all the things we could and should see during our time there. We ended scrapping our initial plan and followed his advice....

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was conveniently situated next to Kyoto Station. We were immediately impressed by the style of the lobby and really enjoyed the modern ryokan feel of the room. We thoroughly enjoyed eating at the Kitchen Kanra for breakfast and one lunch and one dinner. Evening drinks at the bar are a must. We found it be a great base...

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Thank Samhp77
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hotel which will reward the discerning traveller. The rooms are very elegantly appointed. The location is convenient to the Kyota JR station without being to close. The staff are very helpful and you will appreciate the extra small touches. This is a hotel which has style and elegance without feeling impersonal as fancy hotels sometimes can. I...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had just come from a 2 night stay in a traditional Japanese Ryokan where we slept on tatami mats on the floor and then jumped to the modern day sleek ryokan version of Hotel Kanra. From the moment we stepped into the lobby the staff was accommodating. The flower arrangements, scents, lobby, ceramic shop and bar were all lovely...

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Thame, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at this slightly unusual, less frenetic and more personal hotel, with very good service, especially from the front desk. The hotel is a short walk (10 minutes) from Kyoto station. Our room was well appointed, whilst Japanese in overall style, it had western beds. Whilst facing the road noise was not a problem, partly as there...

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Thank Edward B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I loved everything about this hotel. It's closer to the Kyoto Station than in the heart of everything so you will need to figure out what is more important to you. I highly recommend this place. The room is amazing and if we find ourselves back in Kyoto, we are definitely booking this place again.

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was spotless, beautifully appointed with a very nice feel. A modern ryokan conveniently located a short walk from Kyoto station. Staff went out of their way to help us have an enjoyable stay. Ms nagakawa from the front desk in particular, deserves high praise for her tireless commitment to ensure our stay was as good as possible. Wish...

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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Kanra Kyoto

Address: 190 Kitamachi Karasuma-dori Rokujo Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8176, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: ₹ 17,454 - ₹ 55,272 (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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“Room 419 as described and photographed”
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