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Palace Side Hotel

Rakuten TravelUSD 69*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of a group deal we stayed here, the bed was a bit small as was the bathroom, but not enough to be annoying, very useful was the washing and drying machines at minimal cost. Breakfast was fine with usual mix of European and Japanese food, coffee was horrible

Thank 911barneyl
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights - we loved it. Our room was very comfortable, with lots of room, and had a great view of the Imperial Palace Gardens. The hotel has a spacious lobby, with computers downstairs it you want to get on a screen larger than a phone, there is a good restaurant, and even...

Thank Ashmoresmith
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stayed there 10 yrs ago, and still a great place to stayl. Right accross from the Palace gardens ( very relaxing area)-Hotel is a few minutes walk from the subway station. Bus stop near by to go sightseeing the temples,etc - If a 'walker' a nice walk to the Nishiki market, the Nijo castle and many other places of interest....

Thank Helen Y
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The small size of the room came at no surprise but the undersized and rock hard single bed was too much to swallow. Also one shouldn't expect any luxurious room amenities such as power outlets, more than one pillow or walls with no stains. To add insult to injury they charge 500Y for a small cup of black coffee at...

Thank Tzvika G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Cafe Fermata: highly recommended : Cafe Menu great & the food was fresh & very tasty. Staff very helpful & courteous. Hotel atmosphere very pleasant & comfortable. Located opposite the imperial Palace in Kyoto, this Cafe offers great food & very comfortable chairs after hours of walking! Another chardie, please!

Thank KAV1956
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We always stay here whenever we visit Kyoto. Their price is great and people are super nice. They even have share kitchen and spaces to meet new people. Breakfast at the hotel restaurant is tasty too.

Thank Asaka R
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for three nights. Price was right and location okay. Room is comfortable and clean. Breakfast is Japanese-Western and sufficient. Lunches and dinners were available and adequate. Staff were very helpful. The hotel shows its age but remains a good choice in Kyoto.

Thank Kevin H
Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The staff were friendly and very helpful. The room I wanted was not available for all of my stay but the staff accommodated me so I spent the first 2 nights in one room and the rest of the stay in the, cheaper, room I had originally wanted. The rooms were clean and well presented. The location is ideal, and...

Thank Laura H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Front desk and hotel staff were very warm and welcoming. They spoke a variety of languages (depending on the staff) and were more than helpful when we needed guidance, recommendations and directions. Location is excellent in Kyoto. It is near to a subway station, and a short walk to multiple bus stops that take you to almost all the prominent...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Looks nice from ground level. Very well located. Very nice and open reception service. But the rooms are terribly slow and not clean. Toilet small and looks like toilet in RV. I do not come back there again.

Thank ThomRay777

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Nishijin District
A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of the city, it is a district where you can take it at your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many shops selling traditional clothing and goods. Showcasing architecture with sloping roofs and wooden reliefs dating to decades past, the streets in the Nishijin District transport you back in time, making them a joy to wander.
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Palace Side Hotel

Address: 380 Oukakuencho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8011, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Nishijin District , Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
Price Range: $83 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palace Side Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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“we were lucky to get a room with a kitchenette - maybe this makes a difference to the size / location in the hotel and therefore the view.”
Ashmoresmith, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“We had twin rooms, roomy,in front of hotel on the 5th floor good view and quiet.”
809heleny, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“At another hotel.”
tzvikag2016, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You just need to reserve few months ahead as it's becoming popular here.”
asakar2016, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The hotel is quiet. Also they have excellent Thai massage on the third floor. You can make appointments at the front desk.”
shannonl957, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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