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    APA Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent

    555 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
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    1 - 5 of 138 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Do not stay here in the winter. Some rooms have heaters, some do not. The room was below 10C when I woke up each morning. The hot water would randomly go off at times, and the water pressure was so abysmal I had to take...More

    Thank Marcus H
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Next door to one of the most important Shinto shrines, in the middle of Gion, it is the ideal base for exploring the slopes of eastern Kyoto,to my mind the city's most significant area. 15 minutes' walk from the main shopping street and the market.More

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    Response from 京都祇園ホテル, front clerk TAKAHATA(Ms.) at APA Hotel Kyoto Gion ExcellentResponded 26 June 2017

    As you mentioned, our hotel located in good area for sightseeing and business because convenience of transportation. You can go Yasaka shurine by walking in two minutes and Kiyomizu temple by walking in 20 to 25 minutes. You can also take bus and train by...More

    Reviewed 11 December 2017

    Very strategic location to explore Kyoto, especially the Gion area. The hotel is only one block away from Yasaka shrine (about 3 min walk) and from Hanamikoji Dori street. It's also only a short walk to Gion Shirakawa, the prettiest street in Kyoto. Around the...More

    Thank LQ101
    Reviewed 9 December 2017

    For those who are looking for a hotel in the Gion district, the location of this hotel is perfect and is convenient to transportation (it's right at the Gion bus stop on the 206 bus, and a block away from 100 bus Gion station, around...More

    Thank NYPanda888
    Reviewed 4 December 2017

    Perfect location at the center of Gion and with our room on the top 7th floor it looked like we were on the top of Kyoto. The small but cute reception is on the second floor. Reception staff is rather weak on English, but very...More

    Thank weberwest
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$ 48 - US$ 259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 154
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    Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
    in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
    entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
    Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
    gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
    streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
    dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
    lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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    24 April 2017|
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    Response from 京都祇園ホテル | Property representative |
    Dear our guest, Hello. Thank you so much for contacting us. Yes, we can keep your luggage at front lobby for free charge before check in. Thank you again for contacting us. Best regards, APA HOTEL KYOTO GION EXCELLENT
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    20 February 2017|
    Response from 京都祇園ホテル | Property representative |
    Dear our guest, Warm greeting from APA HOTEL KYOTO GION EXCELLENT and thank you so much for your reservation. From Kyoto station, you can take a city bus (number 100/206) which comes every 15-20 minutes during daytime and... More
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    Response from DaFloDeL | Reviewed this property |
    I am sure there are vegetarian restaurants near-by but I don't know if any particular restaurant that I can suggest.
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    "Top floor room at east wing has view to Yasaka Shrine and mountain."
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