Kyoto Tower Hotel

721-1 Higashishiokoji Karasumadori, Kyoto, Japan, 600-8216show map
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Overview

The excellent Kyoto Tower Hotel is a great place in a shopping area of Kyoto. Behind the Chinese facade of Kyoto Tower Hotel lies modern-style interior.

To-ji Temple is about 15 minutes' walk away. Guests will find Kyoto city center within a 30-minute walk from the property.

The hotel's great location a short stroll from a supermarket and a pharmacy is favorable for shopping lovers.

Kyoto Tower Hotel is at a short distance from Kyoto train station. Itami airport is about 45 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

There are non-smoking rooms with individual climate control, a minibar, high-speed internet, a safe and IDD telephone provided for travelers staying in Kyoto. Kyoto Tower Hotel features rooms with the city view. They also have en suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and towels.

Eat & Drink

The a la carte restaurant provides delicious meals. Guests will enjoy Japanese and European cuisine of Manjuge Porta, which is about 150 meters away.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of JPY 1848 per person per night. 

Services

Kyoto Tower Hotel welcomes guests, offering currency exchange, a storage room and a news stand along with a meeting room and a copier.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   162.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Trouser press
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotExisting beddingFREEOne child3 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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Getting around
Airports
Itami (ITM)22.8 mi
Kobe (UKB)39.1 mi
Train
Kyoto Station1000 ft
Underground
Gojo Station3000 ft
Kujo Station1.1 mi
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Reviews
8.2
FabulousBased on  418  reviews
  • 9.2
    Superb

    Very central place to stay, relatively cheap and very clean, friendly staff and speak ok english. Room is not big, but I good used to that in Japan. Free unlimited view on Tokyo Tower is a bonus!

  • 7.4
    Very good

    excellent excellent location couldn't ask for a better one. JR station right across, shopping malls around it plus complimentary tower observatory ticket to the tower.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The staff were friendly and co-operative. The rooms were clean and the whole environment was caring and committed to the clients.

    More English speaking TV channels would have been appreciated.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Location. Being directly across the street from the Kyoto rail station and main bus terminal provided quick and easy access to the city and surrounding cities. We also appreciated the free passes we received to go up Kyoto tower and view the city from above.

    Internet access was free, but via a plug-in modem device that provided slow connectivity. The modem also used the only convenient plug on the desk making plugging in a laptop at the same time (with a short power cable) very difficult.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    the location

    1. Given cable but internet unable to connect 2. asked for doubel bed size but twin given.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The hotel was extremely convenient to the Kyoto train station, so you don't have to drag your luggage very far, and you can catch a bus to anywhere in Kyoto from right outside the front door. Location is this hotel's best feature.

    It's not a terribly affordable hotel, but location makes up for it, especially if you're only in town a short time.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The location was great for a travel and sightseeing base. Great for accessing public transport. Staff were helpful.

    The beds were not particularly comfortable and the aircon was stuffy and too hot/drying even when turned off.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Since we travelled with some heavy luggage,the location so close to the station and public transport was excellent.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location,very goodd hotel staff ,everything was OK for us.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    free ticket to the Kyoto Tower, very efficient service, rooms not too spacious, but spottlessly clean

    Internet access only via modem (you get a box with modem and all cables from the reception) and comparatively slow

  • 7.4
    Very good

    A basic dated hotel that couldn't be faulted for cleanliness. If you're looking for a place to crash in between full days of exploring then this is it. Nothing fancy (tacky/dated) but clean and a nice sized room for cheap.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Great location, next to Kyoto Station, good price/value

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    This hotel is literally across the street from the train station where you can also catch buses, subways and taxis. The tower is very tall and lit up so you have a landmark reference when exploring. Most of the staff speak very good English and are knowledgeable and helpful. The train station has tons of restaurants, shopping and nightlife so it was an excellent location.

    I felt the hotel was on the expensive side but everything in Japan is expensive. The beds were not comfortable enough to get a good night's rest and there was no place to just relax and chill in the room. The rooms on the front and east side are quite noisy because the crosswalk chirps for blind people. Luckily the city mutes it from midnight to 7 am but I'm still hearing it in my sleep. I had requested a non-smoking room but they don't really dedicate rooms as completely non-smoking. If a non-smoker is checking in they 'sanitize' the room and spray fabric refresher but there was still a trace odor of smoke. The corridors are fairly smoky but I was on floor 7 and could cut through the wedding area which had no bad odors.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The location is excellent. Just opposite the train/bus station that gets you around. It's good for 1st timer to Kyoto. U get complimentary observation deck trip that cost Yen700.

    If they could issue 2 keys, that will be better. As travelling partner may not come back the same time.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The location was excellent, near the rail and bus stations.

    The Hotel did not have Internet for public use or laundry room which is essential for travellers staying in Japan for more than 3 weeks.

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotExisting beddingFREEOne child3 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Itami (ITM)22.8 mi
Kobe (UKB)39.1 mi
Train
Kyoto Station1000 ft
Underground
Gojo Station3000 ft
Kujo Station1.1 mi
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