US$87 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in 17 Sep 2015 Check-out 18 Sep 2015

Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

3 stars
View map of Karasuma Shijo Shimogyo-ku, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto, 600-8412

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
5.0
out of 5
1 reviews
good location, good staff

very helpful people here and check in is 12pm. Normally check in is 3pm in Japan. I was able to... See full review

  • SanJoseCAJeff
  • 1 Apr 2013
Offering a favourable location and a relaxing atmosphere, Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is just the place to stay in Japan. Anrakuji Temple is very popular in cherry blossom season, early summer for its azaleas and late autumn for its leaves of red and orange. Byodoin Temple is a Buddhist temple in the city of Uji in Kyoto. Silver Pavilion built in the style of the Golden Pavilion with a famous rock and sand garden, is worth a visit. Nijo Castle includes Nimomaru Palace the ruins of the Honmaru Palace, various support buildings and several gardens.
General
Boasting luxuriously designed meeting and banquet rooms, Karasuma Kyoto Hotel offers excellent value to the travellers to conduct business as well as social occasions. Kyoto Municipal Zoo is worth a visit.
Location
Located at the intersection of Shijo and Karasuma streets, in the heart of Kyoto's downtown, Karasuma Hotel is 10 minutes drive to the Nijo Castle. A not-to-be-missed attraction of the city is Maruyama Park.
  • NOTICE: Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is under renovation until September 30, 2015. Works are carried out from 08:30 am to 3:00 pm. The property apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.
Dining
The onsite Chinese Restaurant Toh-Lee at Karasuma Hotel in Kyoto serves delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At the bar guests can enjoy a wide variety of seasonal cocktails.
Rooms
This hotel offers 251 well-appointed accommodation units that have been stylishly furnished with an array of modern in-room amenities such as air conditioning, colour TV, mini bar, telephone and a hairdryer.

Karasuma Kyoto Hotel Rooms

Single room
Single room offers 1 twin bed with all the basic amenities. Single room is 15sqm .Bed size is L1,980W1,100(mm). High speed wired internet access is complimentary.
Twin room
Twin room offers 2 twin beds with all the basic amenities. Twin room is 20sqm. This twin room is equipped with a large mirror and a small table set, providing all the comforts for a woman who wishes to use them for getting dressed and/or applying make up. The room also have a dryer rental service. High speed wired internet access is complimentary.

Amenities

  • Free internet
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet

Hotel Map

35.0019 135.7592
Area served
Kyoto
Nearby airports
Take the JR Haruka express train from Kansai International Airport to Kyoto Station (approx. 75 min). From Kyoto Station, take the subway Karasuma line to Shijo Station (approx. 3 min). and leave the station by South Exit 6.
Area description
On foot:Shijo Kawaramachi approx. 10 min. Gion approx. 15 min. By subway:Nijo Castle approx.10 min. Kyoto International Conference Center approx.16 min. By municipal bus:Kinkakuji Temple or Ginkakuji Temple approx. 30 min. The beautiful natural scenery of Kiyomizudera Temple approx. 20 min.Ohara or Arashiyama can be reached in about 1 hour by changing to another bus or train. Directly connected to the subway and city bus, Shijo-Karasuma has good access to popular sightseeing spots. Furthermore, when you walk just into the first alley from the main street, you can encounter temples, historical sites and traditional houses with Kyo's atmosphere.

Nearby points of interest

  • Shijo: 0.4 km
  • Nishiki Market: 0.7 km
  • Gojo station: 0.8 km
  • Manga Museum: 1 km
  • Kiyamachi Street: 1.2 km
  • Shosei-en Garden: 1.2 km
  • Minamiza Kabuki Theater: 1.2 km
  • Pontocho: 1.3 km
  • Nishi Honganji Temple: 1.3 km
  • Karasumaoike: 1.3 km
  • Higashi Honganji Temple: 1.4 km
  • Sanjo station: 1.4 km
  • Gion: 1.5 km
  • Kyoto Tower: 1.6 km
  • Nijo Castle: 1.7 km
  • Shijo: 0.4 km
  • Nishiki Market: 0.7 km
  • Gojo station: 0.8 km
  • Manga Museum: 1 km
  • Kiyamachi Street: 1.2 km
  • Shosei-en Garden: 1.2 km
  • Minamiza Kabuki Theater: 1.2 km
  • Pontocho: 1.3 km
  • Nishi Honganji Temple: 1.3 km
  • Karasumaoike: 1.3 km
  • Higashi Honganji Temple: 1.4 km
  • Sanjo station: 1.4 km
  • Gion: 1.5 km
  • Kyoto Tower: 1.6 km
  • Nijo Castle: 1.7 km
  • Yasaka Shrine: 1.8 km
  • National Museum: 1.8 km
  • Sanjusangendo: 1.9 km
  • Maruyama Park: 2 km
  • Sannenzaka Ninenzaka: 2.1 km
  • Ryozen Kannon: 2.1 km
  • Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum: 2.2 km
  • Chion-in: 2.3 km
  • National Museum of Modern Art: 2.4 km
  • Kiyomizudera: 2.5 km
  • Toji Temple Flea Market: 2.5 km
  • Municipal Museum of Art: 2.5 km
  • Saiin: 2.5 km
  • To-ji: 2.6 km
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace: 2.6 km
  • Sento Imperial Palace: 2.6 km
  • Heian Shrine: 2.7 km
  • Nishijin Textile Center: 3.1 km
  • Nanzen-ji: 3.3 km
  • Tofukuji Temple: 3.4 km
  • Sen-oku Hakuko Kan: 3.5 km
  • Eikando Temple: 3.6 km
  • Philosophers Walk: 4.2 km
  • Shimogamo Shrine: 4.3 km
  • Ginkakuji: 4.5 km
  • Museum for World Peace: 4.7 km
  • Toei Movie Land: 4.9 km
  • Katsura Imperial Villa: 4.9 km
  • Kinkaku-ji: 5 km
  • Kyoto Botanical Garden: 5 km

Dining

Chinese Restaurant Toh-Lee
TOH-LEE creates a harmonious blend space of both Kyoto culture and authentic Chinese food. The luxury ingredients, Shark fin, Peking duck and Abalone and standard menu are provided at reasonable prices.Private parties can be arranged.
JAPANESE RESTAURANT IRIFUNE
FRESH SEAFOOD DIRECT FROM THE PORT OF TOSASHIMIZU, EVERY MORNING! IRIFUNE serves seasonal sushi dishes, prepared exclusively by the Master Sushi Chef. It features both comfortable spaces, and dinning at reasonable prices. The restaurant includes counter seating, as well as 2 private rooms, which can be arranged for family dinning, girls-parties, business meals, and more.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
12:00
Check-out:
11:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

Overall score

5 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 1
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
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Review of Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
SanJoseCAJeff
Single
San Jose, Ca
1 Apr 2013

good location, good staff

very helpful people here and check in is 12pm. Normally check in is 3pm in Japan. I was able to check in a little before 12pm.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Single

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