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First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is professional, friendly, and speak reasonably good English. Nice breakfast-breads hard boiled eggs, coffee and juice. Very clean facilities. Access to the cabin and shower areas is controlled by a key card. I was on the fifth (women only) floor in a first class cabin. It was as shown in the photos on the website. The shower room...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel its about time i give my personal experience with this hotel, 1 month after my trip. First off i'd like to say that this is all my personal opinion, and you as a individual should form your own from your experience. Now my stay at First Cabin, lasted from the 9th of april untill the 23rd of April...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay in Kyoto handy for the downtown shopping area with good transportation options. If you choose a hotel in Kyoto you want to be close to a subway as I would not like to have to catch a bus with luggage. Note - I stayed in a first class cabin Pros - very clean - linen, towels,...

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firstcabin_kyoto, FRONT at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your high comment for First Cabin. We appreciated for your praise and will try our best to make improvement for the cons you provided. Furthermore, we are glad to know you are satisfied with your stay in Kyoto. If there has any chance you have plan to visit Kyoto next time, we will looking forward...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our favorite place to stay in Japan. It was much nicer than we expected, the facilities were very nice and we all slept very well. The pillows were a little hard and the beds springy but it was still good. We expected a hostel like place but having your own bed and little room was so much better....

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firstcabin_kyoto, FRONT at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for your comment for First Cabin. We are so grateful to know you satisfied with your stay in First Cabin. And glad to know you enjoyed your trip in Japan. Looking forward to see you again. Sincerely, FIRST CABIN Kyoto Karasuma. Mandy

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I wasn't exactly sure what to expect by staying in a capsule hotel. The idea seemed kind of unusual at first glance. After staying here though I would have no hesitations in using capsule hotels again in the future. In a sense it really wasn't much different than staying in bunk beds in a hostel. You pretty much just get...

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firstcabin_kyoto, FRONT at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for staying with us and your good evaluation. We are glad heard that you enjoyed your stay in First Cabin. We will always try our best to provide our guests with best service. Sincerely, FIRST CABIN Kyoto Karasuma. Mandy

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is my 1st experience at a capsule and it was great. I think the 'rooms' are larger than normal so it was a nice initiation. Amenities look new and clean. There is enough space to place my luggage and they have a lockable drawer for stuff. Nice touch with daily fresh night wear. I slept really well despite the...

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firstcabin_kyoto, Reception desk at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Ms Zenani. Thank you for using our hotel and evaluation us. You seemed enjoy your stay very much! We are glad to know that. You can go anywhere from our hotel by subway, by bus, and by foot. If you have plan to come to Kyoto, We hope to see you again. Thank you very much FIRST CABIN Kyoto...

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I was apprehensive about the stay as I have never stayed at a capsule hotel before. I am over 6 foot and thought I would have to roll into a ball to fit into the compartment. Fortunately I was wrong to be worried. The capsule I had booked was a first class version with floor space and a TV. The...

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firstcabin_kyoto, Reception desk at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Mr David S. Thank you for using our hotel and evaluation us. We are sorry for inconvenience that your neighbors sound. As you said, we provide earplugs at reception desk. But you seemed enjoy your stay. We are glad to know that so much. If you trip to Kyoto, We hope to see you again. Thank you very much....

Kelana Jaya
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I was so impressed with this capsule hotel! Great location (near Shijo station), modern ambience, comfy capsule and the cleanliness is on top notch. This is the best capsule hotel I've ever stayed and I will definitely choose this hotel again if I go to Kyoto.

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firstcabin_kyoto, Reception desk at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Fefezaza. Thank you for using our hotel and evaluation us. We are glad to know about you said to us so much! you can go anywhere from here next time your stay. And we hope to help your sightseeing next time. We are waiting for your next stay! Thank you. FIRST CABIN Kyoto Karasuma. Mizuki T

Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I stayed at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma for 5 nights during the summer. It was my first experience at a hotel like this. I was not sure if I was going to like it, but it was great. The location of First Cabin is a perfect base for a trip to Kyoto as it is just around the corner from...

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firstcabin_kyoto, Reception desk at First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma, responded to this review

Dear Ms classicallykit. Thank you for using our hotel and evaluation us. We are really really happy to know that you enjoyed your stay!! Our hotel cannot lock each cabins because of the Japanese law, so we want to give you all great service other than lockable. If you trip to Kyoto next time, we hope to see you again!...

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 21 November 2016

It was my first experience in a capsule hotel. The location is quite good, staff was friendly and helpful, everything was clean and they have separate floors for men and women, which makes the stay for solo women travelers quite nice. Even the business class capsules seems much bigger than the other capsules I had seen. It's quite comfortable, but...

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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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Address: 331 Kamiyanagicho Higashiiru Karasuma Bukkojidori Shimogyoku | Takanoha Square 4F, Kyoto 600-8099, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: $30 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — First Cabin Kyoto Karasuma 2*
Number of rooms: 121
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