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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I was travelling with my mom and my sister so we stayed in the triple bedroom. The room is spacious and even can fit in 2 huge suitcases! The toilet is really in high technology as well as providing air freshener in the room. The breakfast buffet provided is in variety of choices, if you don't mind it is mostly...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This place is in a good spot for down-town Kyoto, shops, buses, and trains. The room was bigger than most I'd experienced in Japan. The bed was comfy, but the room itself and especially the bathroom was not very clean (always a put off when you find numerous hairs belonging to other people in your bathroom). The hotel offers free...

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

Wife and I stayed here for 3 nights. We opted for their breakfast service in the morning, and I have to say it was a good decision. Breakfast service starts promptly at 7am which gives you enough time to eat and head out early enough to beat all the tour groups and crowds. The breakfast was tasty and filling. The...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Pros: very close to JR station, hotel has onsite laundry facilities for 300yen to wash and 100yen to dry for 30mins, neat rooms Cons: smoke was evident on non-smoking floors constantly, we found 1-inch of mould growing on shower vents not addressed by house keeping, room constantly had a smell of mould emanating from the bathroom, and we found dust...

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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The hotel is just round the corner of Shijo street which is an important street for shops and bus stops as well as subway train. Free Wifi is provided. However TV stations were all in Japanese and none in English. Dressing gowns also provided! The buffet breakfast consisted of both Japanese and European food to offer a wide choice. The...

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Padua, Italy
Reviewed 19 September 2015

The hotel is conveniently located in central Kyoto, walking distance to Shijo metro Station (5 mins) wich makes it a perfect starting point for visiting Kyoto, provides good service and quiet and clean rooms, comfy beds, complementary bathroom essentials, free internet and cheap laundry service. Breakfast was just ok, the overall service was good and staff was kind and helpful....

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Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Stayed for 4 nights August 2015. The Court Hotel is central to visit many of the main attractions in Kyoto. The hotel itself is relative small and hidden a little from the main road of Shijo. The room we had was pretty small with barely enough room for the suitcases, but comfortable enough and clean. The space limited space is...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Well situated, within walking distance of Shijo subway station and several buses. Reception staff have limited English. The reception area and hotel corridors have almost a hostel atmosphere and could do with being freshened up. Our room was stuck in the corner of a corridor and the door looked more like a service entrance, but inside it was clean and...

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Seoul
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Don't be fooled by the entrance. The only thing going for this hotel is the location along Shijo area. Horribly uncomfortable small beds (soft, no springs or support) in small filthy room. Unbelievably poor housekeeping -- barely vacuumed, layers of dust on surfaces, cups, window sills (can't open window), grimy handle on mini-fridge. Ugh. I don't blame the daily cleaners...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Nice room high in the building with a view that I requested. Room was a reasonable size. Staff are lovely and very helpful. Cocon is very close - a good place to eat. Easy to catch transport to the sites

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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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  • Smoking rooms available
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Address: 698 Myodenji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8472, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: $66 - $494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Court Hotel Shijo 3*
Number of rooms: 108
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“book from online booking site with free cancellation, and check the price again 1 or 2 day prior to the payment date.”
  • very cramped bathroom
 of 5 bubbles 620vivil, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't accept a non-renovated room-- they are terrible.”
 of 5 bubbles seoulsister, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We had a corner room on an upper floor, it was big(For Japan) and had a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles Joshu90, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Some rooms have no view, so ask for rooms with a view. There are plenty!”
 of 5 bubbles Jrondelle, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Family mart opposite is very convenient if you need to get groceries and utilities. Get a bus-map from the hotel since the bus-stop is located just outside on the main road. Get a day-pass from the driver if you intend to explore the city.”
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