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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located 5 walking minutes from Kyoto station, shopping & dining. Made getting anywhere super easy! The breakfast was good also but the room itself was a little run down. Still nice & clean but needed some renovations.

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Greetings from APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉. Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and your kind review about our hotel’s location. We hope that your review will be useful for future guests. Our hotel is located in 3 minutes walking distance from JR Kyoto station. There are lots of nice restaurants around our hotel. We have received...

Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I'm not sure if they have updated the place since but we came a few years ago while we visited Japan and I must say that the rooms were small. The bed was very uncomfortable and the pillows were even worse. There was a constant humming sound from the fridge too. The location is great though and close to the...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and your kind review about our hotel’s location. We hope that your review will be useful for future guests. Our hotel is located in 3 minutes walking distance from JR Kyoto station and easy to get to any place where is a good place in kyoto sightseeing spot. We...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Only minutes from Kyoto station, easy to find. Has normal Japanese small rooms but this is easy to put up with if you consider the price difference to a western style room. Great amenities , clean facilities, comes with yakuta & slippers. Our package came with breakfast which was a mixture of japanese & european (mostly japanese) but most people...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us here APA VILLA HOTEL〈KYOTO-EKIMAE〉and your kind review about our hotel’s location. We hope that your review will be useful for future guests. Our hotel is located in 3 minutes walking distance from JR Kyoto station and easy to get to any place where is a good place in kyoto sightseeing spot. Also...

Weston Super Mare
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for nights. Very close to station. Exit kyoto station towards kyoto tower. Walk towards docomo shop and turn left. Hotel is at the start of next block with seattle 's best coffee house at entrance. It is a typical business APA hotel with all the usual amenities including an oversized TV. The double bed was...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying. In Kyoto tourism, because the bus is the most convenient, it is close to Kyoto Station is also suitable for work as well as tourism. To the Kiyomizu Temple, Yasaka Shrine, Nijo Castle, Golden Pavilion popular tourist destinations, such as, we departure many bus. Also, when you came to Kyoto, please by all means stay. We...

Reviewed 9 June 2016

Staying at this hotel was a great experience. First of all it is very easy to find as it is right around the corner from Kyoto Station (literally a three minute walk away). I warn you though, there is another APA Hotel very close by which my partner and I ended up going to first. So if you do book...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying. It is in the place close to the Kyoto Station, is convenient to go to the temple shrine. Three in the vicinity of the Kyoto Station, because 1 There in the "Gion", will help to go to the tourist destination. 1 day ticket of the bus is also sold at the hotel. To go to various...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The hotel is incredibly close to the station, but down a side alley away from excessive noise. Being close to the station in Kyoto was particularly important to us as we planned day trips (Nara, Osaka) and after walking around all day it was nice to relax close by. The room was neat and clean. The TV screen may have...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying in our hotel. Our hotel is near the Kyoto Station, is easy to use in both tourism and work. All of APA HOTEL is to design a small room, you have to ensure there is no environmental impact. Seem to relax without difficulty, I'm happy. Also, When you come to Kyoto, please stay. We're looking forward...

Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel was clean and most importantly in an excellent area. It is a quick walk from Kyoto Station. The room was tiny, which we expected. The bed, however, was the most uncomfortable bed we have ever slept on. It felt as if there was only a box springs and no mattress. My husband tossed and turned all night and...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with. Our hotel beds are APA Hotel original bed that was developed in collaboration with the United States of Sealy. Not meeting the customers, I'm sorry. If you also come to Kyoto, please reservation. Please come again APA.

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

First, let me say that I believe tripadvisor's reviews of this hotel are mixed with at least one other APA hotel. This is not to blame tripadvisor or any of the reviewers but rather the APA Hotel chain's tendency to locate hotels close to each other and with similar names. For example, many APA hotel names in several cities include...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you for staying for our hotel. We are, by deliberately decreasing the room, raising the cooling and heating efficiency, reduce the waste carbon dioxide, it is to reduce the environmental load. From Kyoto Station is the distance of a few minutes walk, if only in anxiety map, will guide you. Also When you come to Kyoto, also thank other...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I stayed in the economy double room, the room size is small (typical japan hotel room size), but the overall hygiene is acceptable. It has great location, just 1 minute walk from the popular convenient store, Family Mart, which I enjoyed purchasing different drinks and snacks a lot ! And it is just 2 minute walk from the JR kyoto...

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アパヴィラホテル京都駅前, 副支配人 at APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae, responded to this review

Thank you to stay. It has been relieved without any major problem. Kyoto is still a lot of tourist attractions. In addition, they become completely different aspect in the season. In particular, the fall is very beautiful. If if it rains the snow in winter, it is possible to see the scenery can not see quite as well in Japanese....

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I chose this hotel as it was the best available on tripadvisor comparative ratings during the extremely busy Sakura time. However was a bit unsure as it was ranked way below. However from check in to stay (I stayed here for 6 days), to quality of sleep, to breakfast, to cleanliness - there was nothing to complaint. Everything was as...

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Thank you for staying with our hotel. We are glad to be of service to you. The Kyoto Station, in addition to our hotel, there is a APA HOTEL <KYOTO-EKIMAE> - APA HOTEL <KYOTOEKI-HORIKAWADORI>. Also, when the stay is, here also you should consider. You're looking forward to the k also come.

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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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Additional Information about APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae

Address: 533 Shiokoji-cho, Shichijo-sagaru, Higashinotoin-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8212, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: ₹ 4,223 - ₹ 17,709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae 3*
Number of rooms: 139
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“Go for a room that opens onto the front of hotel if possible. Better view.”
 of 5 bubbles Koiforever, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“super close to Kyoto Station”
 of 5 bubbles tokyosucks, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Possibly reserve a double room in order to have more room. Very small otherwise.”
 of 5 bubbles gmaso, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“If able to pay extra, upgrade to a larger room. Especially if staying for longer than three or four nights.”
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“choose non-smoking room and larger if possible”
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