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4.5 out of 5

"Hotel is close to a train station and just a stop away from Kyoto station. Bus stop a quick 2 minute walk. Check in and out was quick and painless. Ro ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 16 Sep 2015

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Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Nijō Castle

City center stay

Your stay at this Central Kyoto hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Nijō Castle and Gion Corner. Kyoto Tower and Kyoto Imperial Palace are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Round-the-clock service

Free WiFi in public areas, dry cleaning, and luggage storage are available at this hotel. Laundry facilities and free newspapers are also provided.

Soaking tubs, free WiFi

Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 140 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities include refrigerators, premium bedding, and rainfall showerheads.

Semi-Double Room, Non Smoking (120cm bed, 2 guests only)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.TwinXLBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$43* Per night/room 12 Apr. - 13 Apr.

Double Room, Non Smoking (No Cleaning Service)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Quadruple Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Twin Room, Non Smoking (No Cleaning Service)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Semi Double Room, Non Smoking (with Bus Map)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.TwinXLBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5

Great access

Hotel is close to a train station and just a stop away from Kyoto station. Bus stop a quick 2 minute walk. Check in and out was quick and painless. Room was clean and comfortable, bathroom was a bit tight but common for Japan. Toiletries are provided with exception of soap and lotion, also common in Japan. Only annoying thing is having to leave your key when you head out. Would stay again

Posted by , from san diego on 16 Sep. 2015

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5 out of 5

Great stay In Kyoto

Clean, large room for Japanese standards. The staff are very helpful, My wife and I enjoyed our stay at the hotel. will definetely come back again.

Posted by on 12 Nov. 2009

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Property Features

Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo offers its guests complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. WiFi is free in public spaces. This 3-star Kyoto hotel is smoke free.

  • 140 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 10 buildings
  • Built in 1990
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) (98 km / 60.9 mi)
  • Train station: Karasuma Station (0.4 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo offers 140 air-conditioned accommodations with slippers and hair dryers. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 26-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. This Kyoto hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

2F朝食会場 - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 19

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • UnionPay
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective October 1, 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200-1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 1200 for adults and JPY 600 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • As required by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, all international visitors must submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Also, it's required that lodging proprietors photocopy the passports of all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.
  • To adhere to national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours from 19 October to 08 April.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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