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“Excellent services and location”
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El Inn Kyoto
Ranked #95 of 374 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
Reviewed 2 November 2009

The staff was always cheerful and friendly. My check-in time last for more than 15 min and they apologised for this and gave me a small packet of cosmetic papers (face oil absorbing ones) of a famous kyoto brand (the one with a caricature woman face logo) as a token of thanks for my patience. Very thoughtful indeed.

The room was very clean and well facilitated with everything you need, e.g. blow drier, fridge, shampoo/conditioner/liquid soap, water boiler, TV, slippers, hangers, tooth brush and toothpaste etc. I could see the trains from the window but the room was still quiet most of the time, probably because I had an end room and the sound insulation (wooden window shutter) worked.

Its location is excellent for taking trains and subways but it is a bit far away from the big bus stop in front of the kyoto train station which is huge.

This hotel is very popular with local businessmen and travellers. I have not seen any westerners probably because their website is in Japanese only. But if you know some Chinese characters it is possible to book online in advance which will give a better rate. My room rate is 6,200 yen (tax included) per nite per single room compared with their normal rate of 6,800 yen. Breakfast was not included, though.

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled solo
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Reviewed 9 December 2008

Me and my colleague (both are females) stayed for 4 days. The hotel is very close to the station. Ambience is also good. Room service is par excellent. Rooms are spacious enough that easily 2 can accommodate. Washrooms are also very neat and clean with large bath tub. The towels and kiminos are daily changed. There is a facility for both hot and cold water.

This hotel is close to all amenities like phone booth, shopping mall, postoffice, western money transfer, restaurants, subway etc., Mainly bus booking counter to airport is just opposite to this hotel.

With regard to the restaurant downstairs, we could n't get Indian food so we had to go with Garlic bread for 1st day. Later we found Mc.Donalds near by this hotel.

The overall experience is memorable.

  • Stayed: January 2008, travelled on business
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Reviewed 12 August 2008

This hotel is very convenient to the station and a fair value for what you get. Rooms are a little larger than I expected and normal-sized by Japanese standards, and the bathroom is a common Toto molded style unit. There is a nice buffet in the downstairs restaurant, but it is not included in the room rate.

  • Stayed: June 2008, travelled on business
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 9 August 2017
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  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 August 2017
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled on business
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EL_INN_KYOTO, 予約係 at El Inn Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: July 2017, travelled on business
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Address: 13 higashisannocho, Higashikujo, Minamiku, Kyoto 601-8004, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Southern Kyoto
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Restaurant Airport Transportation
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Ranked #95 of 374 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
Price Range: $99 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Inn Kyoto 3*
Number of rooms: 512
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