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Hotel Tozankaku

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very inexpensive, the interior ranges from decent looking to faded. Not good for Americans, but busloads of American tours were filling the rooms this week. The front desk staff could not understand my explanation in English that the air conditioning did not work in our room, on a warm muggy night in April. The other modest hotels that I stayed...

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Williams Lake, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: - friendly staff - authentic experience - close to bus and trains - onsen right in the hotel - the Japanese dinner is a major feast Cons: - this is a con only if you're used to fancy hotels; the building is dated and feels dated. I liked it, however, because it reminded me so much of the movies...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Typical japanese hotel in Kyoto. Not the most confortable...the hotel is old and needs some refurbishment but is OK for a couple of days while you are visiting the town. Breakfast buffet is poor...and 80% of the staff don't speak any english...anyway all of them were really friendly. Is a hotel for locals more than for western people.

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Stayed here with a tour group run by Samurai Tours (excellent tour group that allows you to tour Japan like a local). Pros: 1) The location. Right next to a major bus stop and down the street from a convenience store and a laundromat! 2) Amazing customer service3) Value for price. Cons: 1) Western rooms still has tatami style seating....

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Stayed for one night in a Japanese style room with traditional futon beds. As other reviewers have said, the hotel is a bit tired and dated, but we really loved our experience here. During two weeks in Japan we stayed mostly in tiny rooms in business hotels and were delighted by the spacious room we had here. A large tatami...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This "modern" ryokan is well past its prime and in need of updating. Staff is friendly, but short on English speakers. Public areas are drab and bathrooms are dated. On the other hand, we had authentic experience seeing busloads of Japanese and Chinese tourists come and go at this place that reminded us of a "Howard Johnson." Breakfast buffet was...

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USA
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Hotel Tozankaku is well located for touring Kyoto's eastern temples, especially Kyomizudera and Sanjusangendo, for a quick taxi ride to Kyoto Station, and for buses. It's tired and dated--no outlet in the dreary bathroom, no blow-dryer, etc.--but is entirely typical of Japanese hotels. Our tatami room faced the garden and away from the street and was very quiet, except for...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This was the first time I stayed in a room with western bed and tatami. Quite big and the room well equipped. The location also good to explore the Kyoto, quite near to the hot spot-Kiyomizudera, Gion etc. The hotsprings are powerful to message your tired body, especially the falling one that I enjoy most. The dinner were a full...

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Dusseldorf
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Dated, but very traditional Japanese hotel. The interior is dated, however the hotel is close to main attractions, and it even has a traditinal Japanese Onsen. Early evening staff comes to your room, to make your bed on the tatami floor.

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Penarth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This hotel is in a good location and slightly away from the main drag hotels. It is a very "japanese" hotel with authentic tatami mat japanese style bedrooms. Ours had a shower in it but the hotel also has a public bath separated for men and women which is similar to onsen bathing. We arrived and went down to the...

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Address: 431 Myohoinmaekawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0932, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range: $86 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tozankaku 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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“choose the western room - your back will thank you”
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41yingc, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the smoking rooms.”
Raynes57, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“car park need 1000yen for over night”
faunac, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a shower otherwise you will be bathing nude in the public bath”
Raiderbankk, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
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