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Kyoto Guest House Lantern

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Reviewed 24 June 2013

I stayed there because I could not get on an overnight train to tokyo. The hostel is around 15 minutes walk from the Kyoto station. Do print a map out from Google Map because it is not easy to find it. Even though I reached the hostel after 11pm(the designated check-in timing), the owner was very kind and helped me...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Stayed here for 8 nights with family at the family suite room. It is a Japanese style room, pretty spacious and enough for 4-5 people. Arrived at Kyoto station and took a cab there (5 min drive). The place is not exactly well-known so I suggest to print out a map and showed it to the driver. Check-in was smooth,...

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Reviewed 15 October 2012

We spent 8 days in tokyo and we stay in Lantern for 4 nights. It's really good. Clean and warm guest house and owner can speak fluent Mandarin!! Excellent haha. And location is close to Kyoto station. Highly Recommend~

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Ra'anana, HaMerkaz, Israel
Reviewed 18 July 2012

We definetely recomment this place! We stayed at a BEAUTIFUL and spacious japanese style twin room. The guesthouse itself is really spacious and very well kept. There are comfortable air conditioned Common areas like fully equipped kitchen, dinning room, living room with big screen tv, laundry room and several nice bathrooms). Whatever you need... staff is great. The place is...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Two Aussies travelling through Japan. Can recommend Lantern. Clean ryokan setting, friendly vibe, not too crowded. Close to the main attractions and the station. Nice bathrooms and tea room. Wishing everyone happy travels, Max

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Address: 152 Nishiyaoya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8269, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: ₹ 1,695 - ₹ 12,451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Kyoto Guest House Lantern 1*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Book early! I especially like the couple room with traditional setting at the ground floor. Tatami, futon are available there.”
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