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Hotel Kanra Kyoto

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Hotel Kanra Kyoto is a modern designed hotel in style, and yet aiming to acquire and provide the uniquely sophisticated service of Ryokans(the traditional Japanese hotels) to every single guest. The 68 rooms decorated with the minimal touches and scents of Kyoto are the "Small Luxury". Once you step in to the lobby, you are immersed in the cozy warmth in the sun and the rejuvenating coolness under the shades of the green leaves that will emotionally take you to the front garden of the "MA-CHI-YA"(the historic Kyoto's townhouses).Our famous Hiba-cypress wooden bathtub and a separate shower are built in each room.We would do our best to assist your trip in Kyoto to be the precious memory of a lifetime.*Free Wi-Fi throughout the facility.*Located approx. 12minutes on foot from the Central Exit at JR Kyoto station, 1 minute walk from the Exit 8 at Gojo Subway Stop to your right(the South direction).
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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This is a beautifully appointed boutique hotel in Japanese style. Check in was easy & the room facilities & amenities were helpfully explained. It's preferred you leave shoes outside your door in your own private porch area. The bed & chairs are on a low level too. The room is
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If you’re anything like us, you were intrigued by Ryokan but a little afraid of jumping that head first into an experience like that for the first time. Hotel Kanra is an excellent blend of Ryokan style and service with Western luxury amenities and choices. From check-in,
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We had the pleasure of staying in hotel Kanra for 4 nights during our trip to Japan. The hotel is in a good location, short walk to the train station and good restaurants/bars. The hotel goes out of their way to ensure you have a comfortable stay. The rooms have a very relaxing
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Hotel Kanra was our favorite hotel during our time in Japan. Upon arrival (after a very short and easy walk from the station) the staff was very welcoming and gracious. The room is very comforting, relaxing and well appointed. We were also able to take advantage of the hotel’s
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We stayed for several nights and from first entering the lobby to checking out it was all so memorable. The quality of the accommodation, beds, bathroom, lounge area was outstanding... so restful and comfortable. The breakfasts with a choice of Western or Traditional really set
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The Suite Room at the Hotel Kanra Kyoto
We stayed in a Twin Annexe room (annexe is the original building) Two beds were enormous, side by side with little/no gap. We both slept in one, easily a large double size. So depending on your teens you may not even need a futon, but that would be set up in the tatami seating area at one end of the room. Plenty of space! Hotel website states bed sizes as 1300-1400mm width
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We stayed at the annex facing the street and we did not hear anything it was very quiet.
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No. But they do have a laundry service. Its rare for an upmarket hotel to have such facilities anywhere in the world.
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You can catch a shuttle bus from Kyoto station. Buy your tic in advance to secure your seat. I think it takes one half to 2 hours to get to Kansai airport from Kyoto. JAPANESE public transport is very punctual and efficient. Your hotel will be best able to advise u on the best time to depart from Kyoto to Kansai airport.
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"Check on street noise possibilities"
"Get twin beds rather than a queen. The layout is better."
"You have to choose Japanese or Western-style. Hotel is very quiet."
"friendly staff"
"Have lunch at Kitchen Kanra, the food is excellent and affordable"
US$275 - US$800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyotoShimogyo-ku
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