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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at this hotel for 4 nights and it was the last of 10 hotels we visited through Japan over a period of about 7 weeks. Firstly let me tell you about the things we liked: The staff were ALL fantastic and could not have been nicer or more helpful. All we met spoke English. We arrived early,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed just over a week in this hotel. Very clean and comfortable. Quiet too. The staff were nice and we were very pleased with the location. Just a short walk to a subway station where we had breakfast before heading off to the many must see sites in kyoto. In the evening it was a nice stroll to the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The biggest room we stayed in Japan - probably because the hotel is a lot older than the others we stayed in. Staff were lovely. Location was good, very close to subway station and just across from a convenience store.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gimmond is an old fashioned hotel. The furniture in the room and bathroom looks very old and with a strange smell. However, it was clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. The location is really convenient, close by the metro station, Nishiki market and lots of small streets with local shops and restaurants.

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean and friendly hotel in a convenient location. Easy access by subway from central city and handy to other food and sightseeing areas. Rooms and bathrooms are small but everything is there. Air conditioning wa a bit slow but we had a window so used that. The onsite Italian restaurant is not recommended but there are many places to eat... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been staying at hostels during my solo trip to Japan. I thought it would be nice to have my own space for a couple of days before I left so I booked this hotel. Booking basically two weeks before check in date I may not have gotten the best rate: $269.35 CAD for two weeknights. The front desk... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My only issue was bed quality. Very hard bed and not comfortable at all. Everything else was excellent. Considering how important good sleep is make sure you get a room with a better bed if possible. I have no complaints about this hotel except the bed.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My title alone should sway any visitor from staying here. The rooms had a lingering mold smell, sheets appeared old and worn, and the bathroom had cracks and mold in shower. I stayed for 2 nights and was relieved to check out. If you are just looking for a place to crash that resembles a motel 8 then this may... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this hotel believing a central location was important to explore Kyoto. This hotel has a central location, no restaurant to speak of and clean if a little tired bathrooms. As such it was a good base - right at the intersection of the two main subway lines and in the middle of the city. Having been to Kyoto... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights here with family. Great location and paid 1500yen a day for parking right behind the hotel. They kept a spot only for your car once you requested the parking slot which was very convenient if you have car. Would stay there again for the location but the room especially the bathroom wasn't very clean and looked dated.... More 

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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Additional Information about Hotel Gimmond Kyoto

Address: Takakura-Oike-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8015, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: ₹ 4,091 - ₹ 15,069 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Gimmond Kyoto 3.5*
Number of rooms: 140
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#24 Business Hotel in Kyoto
#28 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
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“Front of hotel overlooks Oike Dori”
 of 5 bubbles austranomads, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“一部の部屋は窓は基本なし Some rooms have only mock windows”
 of 5 bubbles pusapusa, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles JoanneS963, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“mostly all small and dated”
 of 5 bubbles Brynle361, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Not sure if there are views in this mid-city location. Probably most views are of other buildings.”
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