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bristol
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Good position, in a shopping arcade, short walk from JR station,nice staff, good room BUT had to accept a smoking room, in this age why smoking is allowed in hotel rooms surprises me. I had forgotten how unpleasant sleeping in a room like this was.

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Lille, France
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Spent a couple of nights in this nice hotel, located inside the shopping street of Kochi, at a walking distance from the station. It is modern, with a very welcoming staff (with a specific mention for the kindness of the breakfast restaurant's team). Room size is functional, as in many places in Japan, but the amenities are present. Wifi is...

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Richmond-Hotel-Kochi, 支配人 at Richmond Hotel Kochi, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying us. We are very sorry for the inconvenience . We would love to invite your back into our hotel for a visit that you did not enjoy. Thank you very much for your feedback on our hotel. We are really looking forward to seeing you. Thank you.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

In terms of its location and amenities this is as good as you could hope for in a city like Kochi. Great downtown spot, attractive interiors, friendly staff, English signage everywhere - I'd definitely stay here again. Compared to the other hotels we've been staying in in Shikoku this is very much a cut above, and very good value too.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The hotel is located in a covered shopping street and parking is some minutes walk away. Before my arrival I enquired after parking and the hotel answered within a day with a clear explanation and map. I looked up the mapcode myself Staff is very friendly, spoke English and were very helpful. I have become a member of this chain...

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Saginaw, Michigan
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Super nice hotel and Kochi, and I can understand why it is rated #1. Our room was HUGE, certainly by Japanese standards, and large by American standards. We had two comfortable beds plus a sofa on which one could sleep if needed. Large flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, desk, decent sized bathroom with lots of amenities, and the hotel opens...

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Richmond-Hotel-Kochi, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Richmond Hotel Kochi, responded to this review

thank you for your really nice comment. we are so glad to hear that. as you say.our hotel is on the accessible and convenience location. we think we are effort to how to get bus station too. Frontdesk Kondo

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

There's nothing actually wrong with the Richmond hotel. Nice staff, reasonable price, central location etc etc But voted #1 ? I'm confused. There was nothing special here that would make me think the hotel was anything other than adequate to good. Nothing bad per se but nothing that would make it stand out in any way either. The staff were...

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Richmond-Hotel-Kochi, フロント at Richmond Hotel Kochi, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us your comment. We are sorry that we couldn't meet your expectations. We will continue to do all we can to have all of you, customers be pleased with our service. Thank you again for your advice. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the Richmond Hotel. Front Komatsu Manager

HK
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I found lots of business people checking in when I do so. Must be a good and value for money choice. Located right on a shopping alley, very convenient. Rooms are clean, tidy and relatively spacious. However, parking are not inside or next to the hotel building.

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Richmond-Hotel-Kochi, フロント at Richmond Hotel Kochi, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Richmond Hotel Kochi. We're so glad for your comfortable stay. Our Parking lot is located from Hotel. It takes about 4minutes on foot, so we ask you for kind understanding and cooperation. Thank you for your comments. We'll looking forward to seeing you again. Front Araki Maneger

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Hotel is about 15 mins by walk from JR Kochi and less than 10 mins by taxi. It is located right along the main shopping district but as it is not an isolated building while walking along the shopping district, you may miss it. The hotel followed strict check in time as we arrived slightly before noon and the rooms...

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Richmond-Hotel-Kochi, フロント at Richmond Hotel Kochi, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us. We hope you enjoyed your stay. As you say, our hotel is located right along downtown. Therefore if you felt uncomfortable during your stay, we are very sorry about that. However, thank you for your compliment about amenities in the guest room and our staff. We are so glad to hear that....

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

The hotel is actually located within the shopping arcade. It is very convenient and within walking distance to attractions in the city including the the food market and hundreds of shops and restaurants. We booked a Hollywood Twin Room according to the introduction. It was a good choice, guess you may find other type of rooms a bit cramped.

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Provence, France
Reviewed 16 August 2015

About 10 mins walk from JR station. Lobby entrance quite surprising - directly in the heart of a pedestrian arcade (shops, restaurants, Hirome market). Near Sunday market. Easy walk to Kochi castle. We felt this location was very good. (Not easy to define "the place to be" in Kochi.) Well-designed room layout (Hollywood twin), feels less cramped than a lot...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Food & drink at the hotel
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Cuisines: Japanese, Pub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Richmond Hotel Kochi

Address: 1-9-4 Obiyamachi, Kochi 780-0841, Kochi Prefecture
Region: Japan > Shikoku > Kochi Prefecture > Kochi
Price Range: $67 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 234
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Also Known As:
Kochi Richmond Hotel
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#1 Business Hotel in Kochi
#3 Best Value Hotel in Kochi
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“Probably the higher the floor, the quieter the room.”
 of 5 bubbles travel_lover_2010a, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“dont be shy to ask the front desk staffs to help you, they are extremely friendly.”
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“in average for all the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 東康弘, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Insist on a room by the elevator or if you are young by one of the two staircases....”
 of 5 bubbles DaiWeiShi, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Not much of a view, but the higher floors will be better unless you want to be facing bricks or water tanks.”
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  • Clean, functional rooms
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