It is a hotel super close to Kyoto (train and bus) Station which just takes 4 minutes walk. I was amazed by the classic Japanese style decoration in the reception at first and the service of receptionist are friendly as well. They provided both Japanese and Western style breakfast choices. I love those dishes made by "Kyoto Vegetable", which I found it really tasty! The hot spring provided is good as well - you could get the availability of the hot spring by the TV in room and I found this feature very useful. It is not a budget hotel but a hotel with great location and good hardware. They provided free Ramen after the dinner time which you might have a try. Recommend for your Kyoto stay!
The cost of accommodation was little low due to the COVID-19 disaster, but the reception and cleanliness of the room were sufficient. The Onsen and the open-air bath were comfortable, the breakfast was good for Kyoto cuisine, and the free Yonaki-soba (special noodles) filled the hunger. I was satisfied with the access from the station about 5 minutes on foot. Recommended for those who want to enjoy the food and hot springs of Kyoto at reasonable prices.
Good service. Friendly staff. Have to mention the two chairs in the twin room are very hard with no support for the back. Could consider replacing these chairs, if possible. The washing machines and tumble driers facilities are very helpful if long staying guests.
The location of the Dormy Inn to Kyoto Station can't be beat! I am recuperating from a bum knee, so my mobility was limited while visiting Kyoto. While the rest of my family went to Hiroshima, Nara, and other day trips, I was able to enjoy the area closer to Kyoto Station. There were quite a few temples, castles, and shopping centers within easy walking distance. Each night, the hotel provides a nice, hot bowl of ramen in their dining area. The ramen is complementary and provides a wonderful snack at the end of a busy day. We opted for the 'no cleaning' service. This meant we didn't pay the cost to have our room cleaned every day. We were, however, able to swap towels and put our trash out every day. The laundry facility is in the ladies spa on the 9th floor (I'm guessing there was also a laundry facility in the men's spa, but I'm not sure on that). The hotel provided free laundry soap from Costco! The washing machine is free to use. The dryer costs 100 yen for 20 minutes. The ladies spa is locked. The front desk provides a code that can be entered into the keypad that is by the ladies spa door. The code is changed every day. The reason I didn't give the Dormy Inn a 5 out of 5 rating was because I felt the front desk staff was a tad bit..uppity. We stayed at the Dormy Inn for 9 days, so we got to talk to many of the staff members that worked the front desk. I can't say we were given the warmest of welcomes whenever we approached the front desk. However, the cleaning staff at the hotel were more than cordial and were very efficient. Also, the rooms at the hotel are extremely small compared to US standards. There was barely enough room for the bed, let alone suitcases. Upgrades are available if you want more room.…
The location is unbeatable, a two minute walk from Kyoto station, Kyoto Tower, and a central subway line to get to other neighborhoods and sights. The facility and staff were Five Star. The hot spring is unbelievable, not to mention the reasonably priced massages. Breakfast and dinner ramen are great (seemed like a traditional Japanese breakfast). I cannot say enough about the helpful staff, who helped translate and track down my missing luggage, and gave me great advice about exploring Kyoto. The staff epitomized the attentive, kind, and professional Japanese hospitality you hear so much about.