Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
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Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion

572-2 Yamato Ojidori Shijo Sagaru 4 Chome Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0933 Kyoto Prefecture
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4.5
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4.6 of 5 bubbles
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Looking for a place to stay in Kyoto? Then look no further than HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION, a trendy hotel that brings the best of Kyoto to your doorstep.

HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION is a trendy hotel offering a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The hotel features 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and 24 hour check-in. Plus, guests can enjoy a hot tub and breakfast, which have made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Kyoto. For guests with a vehicle, parking is available.

While staying at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION, visitors can check out Nanzen-ji Temple (1.4 mi) and Tofuku-ji Temple (1.5 mi), some of Kyoto's top attractions.

While in Kyoto be sure to experience local unagi & dojo favourites at Musashi Sushi, Kikyo Sushi, or Kyogoku Kaneyo.

During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Gion (0.4 mi), Nishiki Market (0.8 mi), and Kyoto National Museum (0.6 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION as you experience everything Kyoto has to offer.

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Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
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Foot massage
Full body massage
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English, Japanese

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572-2 Yamato Ojidori Shijo Sagaru 4 Chome Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0933 Kyoto Prefecture
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travelmadNorthampton wrote a review Jun 2023
Market Harborough, United Kingdom104 contributions61 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We were looking forward to staying at the Celestine and had high expectations as trip adviser reviews are good. We have to say our stay here exceeded our expectations. The hotel is beautiful lovely, relaxing and Japanese not a large hotel and its suited us perfectly. The rooms are beautiful and the hotel smells divine having asked what the lovely scent was I was able to buy burner oil from the reception which I have brought home with me. Breakfast was lovely and the hotel helped us make reservations in local restaurants and were very helpful . A lot of the nice local restaurants are booked in advance so it is helpful to make reservations as Gion is very popular. We had a fabulous trip to Japan staying in 5 hotels in total. The Celestine was by far the best we stayed at the design of the rooms and the whole feels of the hotel was perfect relaxing and everything was extremely clean and well kept. Staff could not do enough for us and we absolutely loved our stay here and in such a lovely location. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: May 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Reserve local restaurants in advance Gion is popular and busy Hotel is very helpful in making...
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Response from celestine kyotogion, オーナー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 7 Jun 2023
Thank you very much for having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION and taking your time to share your experience. Firstly, we are delighted to receive such warm comment and know that your stay appears to have been enjoyable. We are committed to providing our guests with a relaxing stay in our hotel, not only in the guestrooms but also in the personalized service we offer. Therefore, we are honored to be able to hear that you were satisfied with our staff's service and your room. Also, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the scent of the cypress trees in the hotel, which we burn with our own unique aroma blend, "Sanshisuimei". We hope you enjoyed the smell at home as well. Moreover, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast as well. One of the attractive points of our breakfast is the traditional Kyoto cuisine, which is made with fresh local vegetables and ingredients, which you will not find anywhere else. Again, thank you very much for having chosen to stay with us amongst many other hotels. We all look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION in the near future. Front Office Manager
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richard a wrote a review Jan 2020
Bartonville, Texas25 contributions10 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife and I visited for a Christmas week visit in Kyoto. We decided to stay the Celestine. Actually my wife decided. It was a great choice. The location could not be better. It is near many of the key sites and places to eat. Five to ten minutes in any direction seemed to get us to a unique part of Kyoto and many food options.

The hotel itself is impeccable in both service and luxury. The staff was always ready to answer questions, provide suggestions, and make dinner suggestions. The room was small in US terms, but felt large. It had everything you needed and was very comfortable.

If you want a very nice Japanese hotel close to everything this hotel is for you. I will stay here again on my next trip to Kyoto.
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Date of stay: December 2019
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
1.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from FO M, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 12 Jan 2020
Thank you very much for your having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION and taking the time to share your comments with us. We are very happy to hear that you were so satisfied with our hotel. Actually, our hotel is located at the heart of Gion, which has not only many attractive points such as Kiyomizu-dera temple but also a calm and traditional atmosphere. Therefore, we believe you could enjoy exploring this area to your heart’s content. Moreover, it takes about 15 minutes on foot from our hotel to the center of shopping area. And we are delighted to know that you were satisfied with our service and facilities. Our staff takes great pride in consistently offering an exceptional experience to all our guests. Once again, thank you very much for the time to review your recent experience. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in Kyoto, and we hope it will become soon. Front Office Manager
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Welshrarebit26 wrote a review Apr 2024
England, United Kingdom408 contributions243 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely hotel within walking distance of the Gion district. Snack room available for guests in the afternoon with hot and cold drinks and light snacks, biscuits, M&M etc. Decent size room with large bed. They have a public bath for guests separated for men and women. Breakfast was 90% Japanese with a lot of tempura options. We also ate in the tempura restaurant one evening which was good. The hotel runs a free shuttle bus to and from Kyoto train station. The hotel had pre booked all our restaurant reservations at our request and we had to pay a hefty deposit up front weeks before arrival to the hotel. We assumed it would be reimbursed to us on departure but we have had to wait a few days for it to be returned to our credit card. Very odd system.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from celestine kyotogion, オーナー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much for having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION, and taking your time to share your valuable comment. We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with our location, which is quite convenient to go to the main sightseeing spots by walk and train. Exclusive to hotel guests, the guest lounge provides guests with a chance to experience origami and other traditional Japanese culture in their own way. Drinks and books are also available. Moreover, The public bath has a modern, Japanese atmosphere and can be used free of charge by all hotel guests. Basic cosmetics and top quality amenities improve relaxation even after exiting the baths. But with regards to deposit, we regret to learn that you are dissatisfied with system. Rest assured, we will share your feedback with our front team and make a concerted effort to achieve guest’s satisfaction with flexibility as guest’s satisfaction is paramount to us. Again, thank you so much for having your time to offering valuable opinion and high soce for our services. We hope your visit again Kyoto. Front Office Manager
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565hwl wrote a review Feb 2020
Singapore, Singapore19 contributions27 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife and I visited Kyoto with some friends and decided to stay at the Celestine.

As most restaurants in Japan will only take reservations through local hotels, we wrote to the Celestine to ask them to help with the restaurant bookings for our stay in Kyoto. We corresponded with the conceirge team a few months before our trip and all the reservations were made. Thereafter, about 3 weeks before our trip, the conceirge team informed us that it is the hotel’s policy that a prepayment is required for all our reserved meals. The prepayment was to be made to the hotel and we would still have to make payment to the restaurants after our meals. The hotel will then give us a refund of the prepayment. I told them that this is an unusual practice. Whilst we have no issues with giving a credit card guarantee or even prepay the restaurants, a prepayment to the hotel followed by a refund will result in us suffering foreign exchange losses as credit card companies’ foreign exchange rates for refunds are lower than their rates for charges. The conceirge team insisted on the prepayment and even said that they would cancel the reservations if we don’t make the prepayment. I asked them why they didn’t tell us about this policy at the time we requested them to assist with the reservations and only a few weeks before our trip, which would make it too late for us to make new reservations as most restaurants will be fully booked and thus leaving us in a lurch. Only then did the conceirge team agreed to waive this requirement.

But this was not the end of the matter...less than 2 weeks before we were scheduled to arrive in Kyoto, the conceirge team contacted us to inform that they had told us the wrong pricing for some of the restaurants. I was so upset that I asked them to cancel some of the reservations, which the conceirge team proceeded to do and all I had from them was a short email to say that they apologise that we had this bad experience! Upon our arrival at the hotel, no one from the concierge team bothered to meet us to explain or apologise to us!

I have never had such a bad experience in all my years of travel. The conceirge team at the Celestine is totally unreliable and unprofessional and the worst that I have ever dealt with. I have even had better conceirge service from more moderate 3 star hotels.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from FO M, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 13 Feb 2020
Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION. We would like to extend our sincere apologies that we could not provide sufficient concierge service prior your stay and even during your stay with us. It is very regrettable that it resulted in betraying your expectations. We apologize for any inconvenience that might have caused to you. I spoke to the concerned staff in person to ensure the similar shortcomings in such basic manner would not reoccur in the future. Thank you again for staying with us, and taking your valuable time to giving us the feedback about your stay. If you would plan to visit Kyoto again, we would love to have the opportunity to welcoming you back to HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION in the near future. Front Office Manager
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sanji wrote a review Nov 2022
Europe226 contributions164 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Second stay in this hotel, which combines a modern design with very traditional Japanese elements, making it a great place to stay in Kyoto. Especially since it is perfectly located for a short stay in the old capital.
The hotel offers also a nice large bath and a small but pleasant bar.
The service was efficient, with however one important disappointment: I asked for a check out 30 minutes later, and was requested to pay for that. This alone will make me consider to look for an alternative during my next stay…
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from celestine kyotogion, オーナー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 16 Nov 2022
Thank you very much for having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION and taking your time to share your experience. Firstly, we are glad to hear that you were satisfied with our location, which is quite convenient to go to the main sightseeing spots by walk and train. Our hotel is centrally located in the heart of Kyoto and perfectly suited for discovering what this fascinating city offer. In addition to this, we are glad to know that you enjoyed our public bath experience. The public bath has a modern, Japanese atmosphere and can be used free of charge by all hotel guests. We hope you relished our public bath experience. Regarding the rate check out, we apologise for not meeting your expectation. We will strive to improve our service to meet customer`s expectation at any time. Again, thank you so much for having your time to offering valuable comment. We truly hope that you can give us another opportunity at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION. Front Office Manager
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Ayilar wrote a review Jun 2023
Washington42 contributions68 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Booked a room for 2 (2 large fulls on a single platform -- great setup) through the hotel directly. The location is good, close to the Gion train station (it is about 15 minutes by taxi or the free hotel shuttle from Kyoto Station). The rooms are quiet and spotlessly clean, the beds are comfortable, and everything works. I had read some negative reviews that it was impossible to check in early: no worries, one can't get to the room till 3PM, but the staff will happily store luggage if you arrive earlier (we did) and you will find it in your room by the time you do go in. While the staff's English may have been imperfect, communication was not an issue in the least and their willingness to help was never in doubt. The common hot bath was a pleasant surprise. The bathrooms are big and very comfortable, and fully equipped with all amenities and with a Nespresso machine (yes!). Breakfast was excellent and well worth booking together with the room. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: June 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from celestine kyotogion, オーナー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 17 Jun 2023
Thank you very much for having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION and taking your time to share your experience. Firstly, we are delighted to know that you were satisfied with many aspects of your stay with us. We will definitely continue to provide our guest to a relaxing stay, not only in our guestrooms, but also in our personalized service. Also, one of our hotel concepts is "Personalized Hospitality". We will continue to make every effort to provide personalized hospitality to each and every one of our guests to make them feel comfortable and irreplaceable. Moreover, we are very glad to know that you enjoyed the public bath, which have been highly rated as the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long journey. The public bath has a modern, Japanese atmosphere and can be used free of charge by all hotel guests. Basic cosmetics and selected amenities improve relaxation even after exiting the baths. Again, thank you very much for having chosen to stay with us amongst many other hotels. We all look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION in the near future. Front Office Manager
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StevenTristanYoung wrote a review Jun 2020
San Francisco, California149 contributions145 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I stayed at the Celestine Hotel for a night and was please with my room appointments and amenities. The room was so smartly designed I was beyond myself. The bathrooms, the shower/onsen, the nespresso in the room as well as the amenities were all top notch. They really thought through the room experience to the hilt. The lobby was another story. It was super confusing to enter the lobby and then go downstairs and then have to enter another gated door to get to the elevator. The feng shui of that lobby was all off and I was surprised given how well the room was designed. The staff however was super accommodating on all fronts and highly attentive. If you don’t have the budget for the Four Seasons or Ritz Carlton, the Celestine Hotel is a perfect alternative.
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Date of stay: July 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from kyotogion c, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 8 Jun 2020
Thank you for having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION for your recent visit in Kyoto. We are delighted to receive your wonderful comment. We are delighted that you enjoyed the stay with us and you were satisfied with the design of our hotel. There are many traditional houses and temples around our hotel, and they would surely make you feel the nostalgic atmosphere in Kyoto. The design of our hotel suits those houses and the town. However, we are sorry that you could not easily find your way to the lobby. We also would like to thank you for your laudatory comment on our staff. We will definitely continue our efforts to provide the best service for our guests putting ourselves into the guest's shoes. Thank you again for sharing your pleasing feedback with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again on your future trip to Kyoto. Front Office Manager
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Anna Topkis wrote a review Nov 2023
Newport Beach, California13 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This high end Boutique Hotel is a treasure. The service is beyond special. The attention to detail and intention given by each staff member is incredible. From restaurant reservations, to helping with bus and train logistics, to laundry services …. The concierge service is outstanding. The ascetics of the hotel are beautiful and serene. After a day of touring the city, you walk into the modern and sleek doors to an oasis. The hotel has a constant spa aroma, and the design has a zen sanctuary feel. The location is right in the heart of the city, walking distance to many of the main sites. Additionally, it is in a quieter part of town, yet close to many darling restaurants and bars. After 3 weeks traveling in Japan, this is our favorite stay by far. Do not hesitate to book your stay here. It’s fabulous.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Rooms are smaller in Kyoto, so be sure to book a superior room with a little more space.
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Response from celestine kyotogion, オーナー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 8 Nov 2023
Thank you very much for having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION, and taking your time to share your valuable comment. We are delighted to receive so many compliments. Firstly, we appreciate your compliments on our staff. We hold several types of competition every year for the best Omotenashi (Hospitality) improvement. In generally, Japan is a wonderful country for hospitality, and we assure you that we will continue to strive to provide better service. Secondly, we are glad to hear that you were satisfied with hotel design. it designed to shift the traditions and history of Kyoto into the modern day, guest rooms use the beauty of spatial design. From the interior design to the amenities, each and every item in the guest rooms has been carefully chosen to provide a truly relaxing private room. And aroma is original aroma. You can buy it at the front desk. And it is our great pleasure to know that you enjoyed our location, which is convenient to go to the main sightseeing spots such as Yasaka shrine, Koudaiji temple and Kiyomizu temple. We hope you will stop by again when you visit us for sightseeing! Once again, thank you very much for your time to review your recent experience at our hotel. We are looking forward to seeing you again in Kyoto, and hoping it will be soon. Front Office Manager
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Eric A wrote a review Jan 2024
Greenville, North Carolina24 contributions9 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The place was amazing! Rooms, and all! You can’t smell any hint of foul smell in the place. We have been in a lot of hotels in Europe and the US, and there is always that certain smell of hotel rooms you can detect, but here none! Everything is clean and pleasing to the eyes, staff were beyond amazing! Polite ,very respectful, and helpful. Braised pork is to die for! Definitely recommend, and we will be coming back!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: You can get here by bus, but it’s best if toy get a taxi if you are jot familiar with the place.
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Response from celestine kyotogion, オーナー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 12 Jan 2024
Thank you very much for having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION, and taking your time to share your valuable comment. We are pleased to hear about good comments for our staff, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time at our hotel. One of our key priorities is to provide the highest levels of service to our valuable customers. Popular Japanese cuisine restaurant “Yasaka Endo”, which operates as “Yasaka Endo The Celestine Kyoto Gion”, and the bar, “Bar Oumie” are both available at this hotel. The hotel is in an area of Gion with approx. 100 years of family-run tea houses. "Again, thank you so much for having your time to offering valuable opinion and high soce for our services. We hope your visit again Kyoto. Front Office Manager
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L BG wrote a review 10 May
Sydney, Australia28 contributions11 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great location and very spacious rooms, considering the usual space in Japan’s room hotel. Bathroom includes both a bath tube and shower area.
Outstanding amenities, including make up removal cream, tonic, etc, Nespresso machine and daily complimentary bottles of water.
Walking distance to the Ginza shopping area and public transport.
Friendly staff.
The price is slightly over average but it is worthy as it includes a very abundant breakfast, to choose between Japanese or Western/continental options.
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Date of stay: May 2024
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from celestine kyotogion, オーナー at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for having stayed at HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION for your recent visit in Kyoto. We are delighted to receive your wonderful comment. We are pleased to hear about good comments for our room & staff, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time at our hotel. We offer Kyoto-style buffet breakfast, the dishes which our chefs skillfully bring out the natural flavors of the ingredients. We are proud to read that you enjoyed our breakfast. Again, thank you so much for having your time to offering valuable opinion and high soce for our services. We hope your visit again Kyoto. Front Office Manager
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Alessandra V asked a question Aug 2023
Cambridge, United Kingdom55 contributions18 helpful votes
Hi is there a laundry service?
Answer from kyotogion c
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Please check the laundry slip provided in your room. Charges may vary depending on materials, etc. Please inquire with the front desk staff for details.
q c asked a question Jun 2023
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia27 contributions7 helpful votes
Hi may I ask when is the latest to cancel my reservation without penalty?
Answer from kyotogion c
45 contributions
Thank you for your inquiry. It depends on your reservation, please ask us by e-mail or phone call with your reservation detail.
James S asked a question Nov 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom25 contributions6 helpful votes
Is it possible to forward our luggage from your hotel to Tokyo, using a takuhaibin service?
Answer from kyotogion c
45 contributions
Dear Mr./Ms. James S, Thank you very much for your inquiry. We are sorry for the late reply. We have Takuhaibin service, guests can send their luggage to Tokyo. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Thank you. HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION
kev1802 asked a question Nov 2019
Whitchurch Canonicorum, United Kingdom31 contributions26 helpful votes
are the room on the small size?
Answer from kyotogion c
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Warm greeting from HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION. On our official website, there is a room size and bed size of each room type. Please check our website or contact us directly. If there is anything we may assist you, please feel free to contact us anytime. Warm Regards, HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION
Aleeski asked a question Oct 2019
San Francisco, California1 contribution
Is there a self-service coin laundromat available for guests to use on your property?
Answer from kyotogion c
45 contributions
Warm greeting from HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION. We are sorry to inform that we don't have any coin laundromat, but we have a laundry service. We apologize for the inconvenience of not being able to meet your request. Warm Regards, HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION
Lalibela05 wrote a tip Mar 2024
Sydney, Australia47 contributions25 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"If coming from Itami Airport by bus, the hotel courtesy bus, is directly opposite (across the large intersection) at the station entrance."
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Eric A wrote a tip Jan 2024
Greenville, North Carolina24 contributions9 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"You can get here by bus, but it’s best if toy get a taxi if you are jot familiar with the place."
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Tnana0206 wrote a tip Dec 2023
Singapore, Singapore37 contributions38 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Check out the shuttle bus timings as it is very convenient and frequent."
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Gareth J wrote a tip Nov 2023
London, United Kingdom7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"There are a lot of restaurants in Gion but many are small - we went to a really nice place with 8 seats. Book well in advance!"
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Anna Topkis wrote a tip Nov 2023
Newport Beach, California13 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Rooms are smaller in Kyoto, so be sure to book a superior room with a little more space."
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PRICE RANGE
£146 - £242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyoto
NUMBER OF ROOMS
157
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HOTEL THE CELESTINE KYOTO GION - Updated 2024 Reviews, Photos & Prices

Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
Nearby attractions include Miyagawacho Koan (0.2 miles), Kennin-ji Temple (0.2 miles), and Yasakanoto (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
Conveniently located restaurants include wakana, Yasakadori Enraku, and Smile Burger Kiyomizudera.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (2.2 miles), Kiyomizu-dera Temple (0.7 miles), and Sanjusangendo Temple (0.7 miles).
Is Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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