Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

Karasuma Shijo Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto 600-8412, Kyoto, Japan, 600-8412  show map
 3 stars
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Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The 3-star Karasuma Kyoto boasts close proximity to Nijo Castle, Gion and Kiyomizu Temple just 1.6km away. The welcoming hotel, built in 1983, is renowned for its international architecture.

Nestled in the heart of Kyoto and a 5-minute walk from Karasuma train station. The venue is set within 2km from Kyoto city center.

The hotel is situated near a temple, museums and a castle.

It stands minutes away from Shijo subway station. Due to its convenient location, guests can get to Itami airport within 40 minutes.

Rooms

There are 255 beautiful rooms appointed with individual climate control, a writing desk, a minibar, satellite TV and a heating system. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A buffet breakfast is offered at the dining area. A fine selection of authentic dishes is served at the lounge restaurant. The delightful bar serves a selection of whiskies, cocktails and coffee.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Multilingual staff provides guests with 24-hour security, concierge service and 24-hour reception.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at JPY 1260 per day.

Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   255.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Massage
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Karasuma Kyoto Hotel Kyoto location
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Hotel Address:

Karasuma Shijo Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto 600-8412, Kyoto, Japan, 600-8412

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City Center
  • Kyoto
    4600 ft
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    23.4 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    39.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Kyoto Railway Station
    1.2 mi
  • Nishioji Station
    2.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Sakurasuisan Shijo Omiyaten (cuisine: Bar)
    200 ft
  • Ganko Kyoto Station Building-branch (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
Parks
  • JR Kyoto Isetan
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    255

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Rooms and availability

Karasuma Kyoto Standard Twin RoomKarasuma Kyoto Standard Twin RoomKarasuma Kyoto Standard Twin RoomKarasuma Kyoto Standard Twin Room
Standard Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed or Double Bed
Size: 240 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
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    • Air conditioning
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    Room facilities
      Karasuma Kyoto Quadruple RoomKarasuma Kyoto Quadruple RoomKarasuma Kyoto Quadruple Room
      Quadruple Room
      Bed type: Quad
      Size: 240 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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        Karasuma Kyoto Superior Twin RoomKarasuma Kyoto Superior Twin RoomKarasuma Kyoto Superior Twin Room
        Superior Twin Room
        Bed type: Twin beds or 1 Single bed
        Size: 240 sq. feet
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        Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Karasuma Kyoto Hotel Kyoto location
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          Hotel Address:

          Karasuma Shijo Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto 600-8412, Kyoto, Japan, 600-8412

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Kyoto
            4600 ft
          Airports
          • Itami (ITM)
            23.4 mi
          • Kobe (UKB)
            39.7 mi
          Train Stations
          • Kyoto Railway Station
            1.2 mi
          • Nishioji Station
            2.2 mi
          Restaurants
          • Sakurasuisan Shijo Omiyaten (cuisine: Bar)
            200 ft
          • Ganko Kyoto Station Building-branch (cuisine: Japanese)
            200 ft
          Parks
          • JR Kyoto Isetan
            700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of floors:
            14
          • Number of rooms:
            255

          Hotel Awards

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          Karasuma Kyoto Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Kyoto Municipal Zoo - 1.6 mi

          Popular areas

          • Ponto-cho - 3700 ft
          • City Center - 4300 ft

          Places of interest

          • Gion district - 4300 ft
          • Nijo Castle (nijo-jo) - 5000 ft
          • Goldener Pavilion - 5000 ft
          • Kiyomizu Temple - 1.2 mi
          • Kyoto - 1.2 mi
          • myoren-ji - 2.3 mi
          • Fushimi Inari - 2.4 mi
          • chemin des philosophes - 2.6 mi
          • ginkaku-ji - 2.7 mi
          • daitoku-ji - 3.0 mi

          Train stations

          • Kyoto Railway Station - 1.1 mi
          • Nishioji Station - 2.1 mi

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Nishi Hongan-ji Temple - 4600 ft
          • Nijo Castle - 1.1 mi
          • Chion-in temple - 1.3 mi
          • Heian Shrine - 1.6 mi
          • Imperial Palace - 1.6 mi

          Stadiums

          • Kyoto Nishikyogoku Stadium - 2.7 mi

          Museums

          • Kyoto National Museum - 1.1 mi

          Parks

          • Shoren-in temple - 1.4 mi
          • The Philosopher's Walk - 2.4 mi

          Universities, Institutes

          • Doshisha University - 1.9 mi
          • Kyoto University - 2.1 mi

          Local Attractions

          • Gion - 5200 ft
            Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
          • Hokoji Temple - 5100 ft
            527-2Yamatooji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
          • Yasaka Shrine - 1.0 mi
            625 Gion Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
          • Mibudera - 5000 ft
            Mibunaginomiyacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
          • Kyoto Tower - 1.0 mi
            Karasuma Shichijo sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

          Near the hotelNear the hotel

          • JR Kyoto Isetan - 700 ft
            Higashishiokojicho, Shiokoji-kudaru, Karasumadori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
          • Chohoji Temple - 2100 ft
            248 Donomaecho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
          • Nishiki Tenmangu - 2500 ft
            537 Nakanocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
          • Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto - 3000 ft
            706-3 Dongeinmaecho Ayakoji, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
          • Bukoji - 900 ft
            397 Shinkai-cho Bukojikudaru Takakurastreet, Kyoto
          • Teramachi Street - 2500 ft
            Uematsu-cho, Shimogyuo-ku, Kyoto
          • Museum of Kyoto - 2900 ft
            At Sanjo and Takakura Sts, Kyoto

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Sakurasuisan Shijo Omiyaten - 200 ft

            Address: Tatsunakacho, Shimogyoku
            Phone: +81 75-801-3455

            76% likes this, based on 8 reviews
            Cuisine: Bar
            Price Range: USD 10 - USD 12

          • Kagonoya Shijokarasumaten - 300 ft

            Address: Nijohanjikicho, Shimogyoku
            Phone: +81 75-353-8936

            64% likes this, based on 35 reviews
            Cuisine: Japanese

          • Citron Sale - 400 ft

            Address: Hakurakutencho, Shimogyoku
            Phone: +81 75-351-1311

            56% likes this, based on 12 reviews
            Cuisine: Café
            Price Range: USD 8 - USD 10

          • Ganko Kyoto Station Building-branch - 200 ft

            Address: Karasuma, Shimogyo-ku
            Phone: +81 75-342-5995

            73% likes this, based on 17 reviews
            Cuisine: Japanese

          • nippon style dining Shioriya - 300 ft

            Address: Kamiyanagicho, Shimogyoku
            Phone: +81 75-361-4001

            65% likes this, based on 12 reviews
            Cuisine: Bar

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of floors:
            14
          • Number of rooms:
            255

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          Karasuma Kyoto Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Karasuma Kyoto

          Average guest rating

          7.8out of 10
          Excellent
          Based on 30 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          8.8
          Value
          8.3
          Location
          7.6
          Service
          8.8

          Individual guest reviews

          • Couple
            9.6

            The Hotel is very good located, near the metro station, the shopping street and it was very clean and the staff was amazing gentle.

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            The room is cosy and to my surprise, it's bigger than I expected. The single bed is actually good for 2 persons. There's Starbucks on the ground floor which is connected to the hotel. Very convenient. From the entrance, you couldn't tell it's a hotel.

          • Single
            7.4

            location of the hotel was quite central. within a minute walk to the subway station. the single room was small though functional and clean. with starbuck (with wifi) at the lobby was a bonus.

            it would be great if the temperature of the room can be controlled.

          • Single
            9.2

            Prompt service, very helpful and knowledgeable staff, excellent location in downtown Kyoto. It will be on my shortlist of hotles in my future visits to Kyoto.

          • Single
            8.2

            The location is perfect, and the staff too.

            The air conditioner lacked a temperature control.

          • Single
            8.8

            Nice hotel, nice location, helpful staff

            Lack of recommendations of restaurants

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Karasuma Kyoto Hotel Kyoto location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Karasuma Shijo Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto 600-8412, Kyoto, Japan, 600-8412

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Kyoto
            4600 ft
          Airports
          • Itami (ITM)
            23.4 mi
          • Kobe (UKB)
            39.7 mi
          Train Stations
          • Kyoto Railway Station
            1.2 mi
          • Nishioji Station
            2.2 mi
          Restaurants
          • Sakurasuisan Shijo Omiyaten (cuisine: Bar)
            200 ft
          • Ganko Kyoto Station Building-branch (cuisine: Japanese)
            200 ft
          Parks
          • JR Kyoto Isetan
            700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of floors:
            14
          • Number of rooms:
            255

          Hotel Awards

          JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKyotoKarasuma Kyoto

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in Japan

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