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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a request to deposit our luggage a day before our check in on 07 May 2017. Prior to the trip, we sent an email regarding the request. There was a prompt response from the room reservation staff agreeing to our request to deposit our luggages on 06 May 2017 (1 day before our check in) Hence, we arrived...

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North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rihga is about two blocks from Kyoto train station, but there is a shuttle service from the south side (opposite the main entrance) to the station. The location, particularly with the frequent short shuttle service, is particularly convenient. Check in is pleasant and convenient, though they are strict with regards to early check in, even by a few minutes. The...

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Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first thing I noticed was the difference in service as compared to our hotel in Tokyo (not nearly as good). It is close to the train/subway station and the rooms and hotel were clean. The service is not bad, just a stark difference from our (more expensive) hotel in Tokyo. It is also close to a shopping mall and...

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with my eldest daughter. V friendly staff. We had breakfast on one of the days - excellent value. Rooms were smallish but fine and bed v comfortable. Handy for Kyoto station. Recommended

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is conviniently located close to Kyoto train station, (appr.5min walk). This means easy access to subway to get to any sights etc. Room was quite up-to-date and spacious, quiet as well. Breakfest to me was just ok, I missed having a bit more selection for fruits for example. Had problems getting free wifi to work, that's really my...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Rihga for 2 nights. This is a great hotel with great facilities. Check in was quick and easy. Was offered a free room upgrade at the time of check in. Room was clean and very spacious. Although close to the station, Hotel offered free shuttle to and from Kyoto JR station making it very easy to get around...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

RIHGA was a really nice Hotel in Kyoto, location was close to Kyoto station (5 min walk) which is handy for departures if leaving early in the morning. However if you want to be amongst everything i would consider staying in town where everything is. The hotel itself was up market, rooms were great, bed, shower, wifi, and air con...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel with my 20yr old daughter. Took Executive Twin suite on the 10th floor. The bedroom was spacious with the most comfortable beds ever! The room came with everything we could imagine plus more! (I won't tell so as not to spoil it for you).The toiletries in the bathroom were of superior quality . Although we could...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stayed at the Rihga Royal as many other options were already taken and based on the descriptions and reviews I thought it was a good option. Overall 3 out of 5 stars might seem a bit harsh but there were too many things that for me didn't work out to give it a better grade. The hotel (on its...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short. While we are pleased to hear that you...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It was cherry blossom time and so we felt fortunate to find a room for 3 adults and near the train station. There is a free bus shuttle from the train station but it is small and quickly fills up. The hotel is about a 10 minute walk. The room with two double beds and a twin was very small...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! Our staff truly appreciates your kind words. While it is unfortunate that you did not have the opportunity to try our buffet breakfast, during your next visit we hope that you have a chance to try the variety of dishes offered by All Day Dining KAZA. In addition, we...

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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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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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  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Easily accessible to the Kyoto Station, only 7 minutes's walk away , RHIGA ROYAL HOTEL KYOTO is located within walking distance to World Heritages such as Toji Temple, Nishihonganji Temple and Higashihonganji Temple, and "Kyoto Aquarium" where you will have an exciting time with your family and friends and which is also popular spot for a date. You can enjoy truly relaxing time in our rooms equipped with an air cleaner with humidification function and free Wi-Fi. We are pleased to keep your luggage before your check-in as well as after your check-out, so that you can fully explore and discover Kyoto. We offer free shuttle bus service between Kyoto Station and our hotel and free parking facilities. We have Lounge & Bar and 6 restaurants where you can choose out of a variety of cuisine such as French, Japanese and Chinese. Amongst of those ,"Top of Kyoto" on the 14F which is the only one and unique French restaurant in Kyoto ,slowly turning around to command a beautiful and panoramic view of the townscape of Kyoto not only in the daytime but also in the nighttime, offers you a luxurious and delightful dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

Address: 1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokojisagaru, Higashihorikawadori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8237, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: ₹ 6,718 - ₹ 20,800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto 4*
Number of rooms: 489
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Rihga Royal Kyoto
Kyoto Rihga Royal Hotel
Hotel Style:
#14 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#22 Business Hotel in Kyoto
#29 Family Hotel in Kyoto
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“Breakfast at the 14th floor revolving restaurant, for 800 yen extra. Well worth it.”
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