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Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto

56 Kamigoryocho, Higashi Kujyo, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8015, Kyoto Prefecture
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27/08/2017 28/08/2017
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Overview
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good16%
  • Average39%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible12%
20 Apr 2016
“Great location ”
25 Mar 2016
“Expensive and bad”
Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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27 Aug.28 Aug.
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located less than a 10 minute walk from the Kyoto train station. Which is pretty handy. And there are plenty of convenience stores around as well as places to eat. Don't expect the most comfortable sleep but it works pretty good if...More

1  Thank Jen B
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

The only good thing of the hotel is the location... the rooms are small and they dont cleanit..... noone helpyou.. they just let you a phone number in case you need help.. so there is not service.. not cleaning on the Room... so dont expect...More

Thank Ferguzum A
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

We stay here for 5 nights. Good location. 15 mins walking distance to Kyoto Station. It's near to 3 Convenient stores (7 Eleven, Lawson and Family Mart). You can do your laundry. The room are very nice, love the Tatami floor. Toilet and shower room...More

1  Thank Han F
Reviewed 28 November 2015

the inn was very spacious, with a lift, kyoto free wifi (need to register). We didn't have problems sharing for 4 people as it was just a stop over. Better get your map before going to the hotel as it is quite a distance walking....More

Thank Shamila T
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We arrived from Osaka and walked up to the hotel. there was a note stating that cleaning was being done with a bell to press for attention. However despite waiting for half an hour, we gave up and went for a walk along the river...More

2  Thank Will S
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  • Top amenities
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room amenities
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Price range
  • USD 58 - USD 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 15
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  • Kyoto
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"don't book directly from the hotel website since you have to book for two nights"
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"there are other hotels nearer to Kyoto station with affordable price even for walk-in tourists."
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"All units were the same, as far as we experienced, and all quite near the elevator/stairwell."
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"Don't choose the dort, and never ever, beds 7 and 8"
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