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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Pros: The room was very large and clean. The flattering photos on Tripadvisor and the hotel website are accurate. We had a kitchenette, sofa, and balcony. The bed was a king size. There is a laundry room in the basement (and we used it one night). Everyone I encountered in the lobby spoke English capably. The hotel is centrally located....

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KL, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Stayed 5 nights here, overall good stay -- comfortable bed, sizable room (by Japan standards), decent clean bathroom, there's a convenience store right across the road and a few restaurants along the same street. For the price paid, this is a good base to travel around Kyoto from -- whilst Gojo subway station is just a few minutes walk away,...

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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Despite arriving there in the middle of the night we were welcomed friendly and with a quick check-in. Rooms are Japanese style (i.e. small), but spotless clean and you will find everything you need incl. a small terrace to the street. The hotel takes benefit of his excellent location (2 minutes to underground, 1 station to Kyoto station) and its...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 November 2014

If you have luggage and take the subway to Exit 1 Gojo, be warned that there are MANY flights of stairs to deal with, not only at Kyoto station when you make your way to the Kurasama Line but also at Exit 1 Gojo Station. Elevators and escalators are few are far between. There's nothing in the area so I'd...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We were very happy with our short stay in this immaculate hotel. Check in was quick and friendly, and the room was quite spacious with excellent facilities. It was great to come back after a full days sight seeing to have a deep bath and a hot cup of tea before trekking out again. The location is great, close to...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We stayed in a studio premier room on the 10th (top) floor for 9 days in early November 2014. This room included a balcony facing Gojo-dori, a major street in the downtown area. The room itself was fine and comfortable. The kitchenette comes with a dorm sized refrigerator, single burner cooktop (induction), a small microwave, electric kettle and toaster (request)....

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Well located and very nice hotel. Very clean and modern and quite even though it is on a relatively busy road. We stayed in a Studio Deluxe (2 adults & 1 Child) and while fairly compact was enough room to get the job done for our 5 night stay. We also had a balcony which was nice to get some...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We just completed a 5-night stay here (also stayed at Citadines Tokyo) and would highly recommend it. We are a family of 4 (2adults and 2 small children) and we stayed in a studio deluxe which had a very handy sofa bed. Location: We found the location perfect! It is right next to the underground train station and also nearby...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2014

We stayed for three nights and were very glad we stayed here. The staff are very helpful and the location is excellent. Brilliant value for the space and quality of room. Would definitely recommend for travellers to Kyoto.

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 13 November 2014

This hotel is situated just next to Gojo subway station and a good thing too, the area it is in is very residential with only a handful of restaurants and convenience stores around. To get to Gion and Kiyamuzu-dera you will need 20 mins on foot or to take the bus. Alternatively, take the subway and then the Hankyu line...

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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideal for business and leisure travel, Citadines Karasuma-Gojo Kyoto is located a short walk from the business district and Kyoto's tourist belt. Restaurants, shopping and entertainment are close by as are many of the cultural heritage sites. For destinations throughout the city, the subway is highly efficient and the Gojo subway station is outside the residence. It is one stop from the main Kyoto station of Shinkansen. These stylish serviced residences provide the comfort, convenience and security desired while living and working in Kyoto. Choice of Apart'hotel Choose from the studio twin, studio double, studio premier twin, studio premier double and one bedroom premier for the apartment that suits your requirements and budget. Each of these Kyoto serviced apartments is fully furnished with stylish interiors, designer fittings and modern amenities. The prime address allows for easy access to the city as well as a retreat with 24 hour security, services and facilities. The resident's programmes provide the opportunity to explore and discover Kyoto. Relax in the resident's lounge and work efficiently with business facilities available. Ideal Location Discover Kyoto, the cultural center of Japan. The vast number of world heritage sites, shrines, temples, palaces, and cultural facilities are easily accessible to you from Citadines Karasuma-Gojo Kyoto. Shopping, restaurants and entertainment venues are also close by the residence and the business district is a convenient 10 minute walk. The Gojo Subway station is one minute from the residence offering access to the network of subways throughout the city. Comfort and Convenience Every apartment is designed to offer space to relax with the amenities to live, work and entertain in comfort. Each apartment is fully furnished with modern and stylish fittings. The fully equipped kitchen has a cooker hob and hood, microwave, refrigerator, and glassware, crockery, cutlery and utensils. Also provided are the bedroom linens, bathroom towels and toiletries and daily cleaning services. Broadband internet access is available in each residence along with direct dial telephone and IDD service. The home entertainment system includes satellite TV, cable, DVD and a HiFi system. To accommodate your stay you may choose extra services from the flexible service menu to fit your budget and lifestyle. Included are the daily maid service, daily continental breakfast, automatic laundry, dry cleaning service and private car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Citadines Karasuma-Gojo Kyoto

Address: 432 Matsuyacho, Gojo Karasuma-dori Higashi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8105, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: $132 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Citadines Karasuma-Gojo Kyoto 3.5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Citadines Kyoto Karasuma Gojo Hotel Kyoto
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
#3 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#9 Business Hotel in Kyoto
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“Stayed at 9F and the room has a city view, not sure how the other side of the hotel looks. The staff is good at and willing to speak English”
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 of 5 bubbles 202何真e, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the front gets a lot of sun in the day (south facing). Can gets bit warm in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 7bk, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles FuiYee, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“IMO rooms on the back of the hotel, while having not much of a view, may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jayPod, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Studio with balcony and streetview over Gojo-dori”
 of 5 bubbles snorringBommel, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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