Top 10 Kyoto Hotels: Travelers’ Choice 2015 Winners

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  • Kyoto became the capital of Japan in the 8th century. It flourished as the center for Japanese politics, economy and culture for some 1,100 years until the capital functions were transferred to Tokyo in the mid-19th century. There remain many temples and shrines in Kyoto that were built during this long period. Seventeen historic sites including, Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nijo Castle, are inscribed as World Cultural Heritage Sites. Kyoto remained to be one of the most visited places in Japan by both Japanese and tourists.
    Here are ten of the best places to stay when in Kyoto based on the Travelers’ Choice 2015 list.

    1. Almont Hotel

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    This family-friendly 3.5 star Kyoto hotel is located in the suburbs, within 1 mi (2 km) of Shoseien Garden, Kyoto Tower, and Sanjusangendo Temple. Higashi Honganji Temple and Toji Temple are also within 2 mi (3 km). Address is at 26-1 Nishiiwamotocho, Higashikujo Minami-ku Kyoto Kyoto-fu 601-8005 Japan. Its highlights are free WiFi and family rooms. Hotel Styles: #9 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto and #10 Family Hotel in Kyoto.

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    2. Ohanabo

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    Located in Shimogyo, this 3.5 star ryokan is within a 5-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple and Kyoto Tower. Kiyomizu Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 2 mi (3 km). Address is at 66-2 Shokuyacho, Shimojuzuyamachi Agaru, Akezudori, Shimogyo-ku | Higashihonganji, Kyoto 600-8158, Kyoto Prefecture. Hotel Style is #2 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto. Its highlights are room service and free WiFi.

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    3. Citadines Kyoto Karasuma-Gojo

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    A reasonably priced serviced apartment/hotel a short walk from downtown, Citadines Kyoto Karasuma-Gojo is a great choice for families, groups and couples. Address is at Address: 432 Matsuyacho, Gojo Karasuma-dori Higashi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8105, Kyoto Prefecture. Its highlights are the restaurant and free wifi. Hotel Styles are #2 Family Hotel in Kyoto, #4 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto, and #11 Business Hotel in Kyoto.

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    4. Kyoto Itoya Hotel

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    Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rohkakudo Temple, Higashi Honganji Temple, and Kyoto Tower. Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple are also within 2 mi (3 km). This is a 3 star designer’s hotel with modern accommodations. Address is at 712 Yakushimae-cho, Karasumadori, Matsubaranoboru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8416, Kyoto Prefecture. Its highlight is free wifi.

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    5. Sakura Terrace

    Located in Minami, this 3 star hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nintendo World Headquarters, Kyoto Tower, and Higashi Honganji Temple. Toji Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Address is at 1-1 Karasumacho, Higashi-kujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8047, Kyoto Prefecture. Hotel Style is #2 Spa Hotel in Kyoto. Its highlights are restaurants, bar/lounge, free wifi, and spa.

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    6. Hyatt Regency

    Located in the city’s eastern Higashiyama Ward, this 4.5 star hotel is less than 2.5 km (1.5 miles) from Kiyomizu and Sanjusangendo Temples, the Gion geisha district, and the Kyoto National Museum. Address is at 644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0941 , Kyoto Prefecture. Its highlights are restaurant, room service, fitness center with gym/workout room, bar/lounge, spa, and free wifi. Hotel Styles are #4 Business Hotel in Kyoto #8 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto, #11 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto, and #11 Family Hotel in Kyoto.

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    7. Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-Hachijoguchi

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    Located in Minami, this 3-star hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto Tower and Higashi Honganji Temple. Toji Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Address is at 9-2 Higashikujo Kitakarasumacho, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8017, Kyoto Prefecture. Its highlight is free wifi. Hotel Styles are #9 Business Hotel in Kyoto, #11 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto, and #12 Family Hotel in Kyoto.

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    8. Hotel Kanra Kyoto

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    Located in Shimogyo, this 4 star romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple and Kyoto Tower. Kiyomizu Temple and Nijo Castle are also within 2 mi (3 km). Address is at 185 Kitamachi, Karasuma-dori, Rokujo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8176, Kyoto Prefecture. Highlights are restaurant, free wifi, and room service. Hotel Styles are #3 Family Hotel in Kyoto, #3 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto, and #5 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto.

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    9. Eco and Tec Kyoto

    Located in Higashiyama, this 2.5 star hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Shoren-in Temple, Heian Shrine, and Gion Corner. Kiyomizu Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 2 mi (3 km). Address is at 40 Awadaguchi Sanjobocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0035, Kyoto Prefecture. Highlight is free wifi. Hotel Styles are #7 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto, #23 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto, and #27 Family Hotel in Kyoto.

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    10. Hiiragiya

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    Located in heart of Kyoto, this 4.5 star hotel takes great pride in preserving the tradition and culture of Japan. It offers modern-day amenities, without disregarding the aesthetic considerations of the past. Each designed with its own unique motif, the 30 rooms display quintessential Japanese elegance and sophistication. Some rooms feature lacquered bathrooms and others are fitted with marble or tile. Tokens of the past are represented by works of art, such as painted screens or ink paintings. It really is like stepping back in time. The address is at 277 Nakahakusancho, Huyacho Anekoji-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8094, Kyoto Prefecture. Highlights are room service and free internet. Hotel Styles are #2 luxury hotel in Kyoto, and #5 top resorts hotel in Kyoto.

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    The mentioned hotels are satisfaction guaranteed and a must try in Kyoto so all travellers shouldn’t miss them. If you happen to go to Kyoto, make sure you visit any of the mentioned hotels for a stay that is relaxing and memorable.

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