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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend recommended this hotel and I'm so glad we booked it! It's in such a great location, less than ten minutes walk to great food in pontocho, to gion and to shops, also easy and fast to get to kyoto station. Friendly service, neat nice rooms with a big bed and a simple but tasty buffet breakfast. Will absolutely...

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Beaumont, Texas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely clean and modern room. Bed is as firm as they come unfortunately but if that's your thing then you're set. Comfortable pillows, flexible reading lights on the headboard, slippers and robe, coffee pot, mini fridge, blow dryer, and what I believe is an air purifier by the window. My room on the third floor had a great view of...

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IshinWest J, Manager at The B Kyoto Sanjo, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you for your generous comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our location and proximity to the train lines. Thank you also for mentioning that you enjoyed our room. You may have noticed that a great advantage of our hotel is that we are situated on Sanjo dori...

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

You cannot get a better location! It was easy to travel to via subway after arriving at the main train station in Kyoto. Staff were very friendly and accommodating being able to advise on the great street nearby with excellent food (pontocho) and the price paid for the room was very reasonable. The room was clean and tidy, small but...

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IshinWest J, Manager at The B Kyoto Sanjo, responded to this review

Dear Daragh, Thank you for your generous comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our location and proximity to the train lines. Thank you also for mentioning that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful. You may have noticed that a great advantage of our hotel is that we...

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is perfectly located within easy walking distance of the metro and restaurants and bars for lively nightlife. Room was clean, a decent size and had everything we needed. Staff were helpful and stored our suitcases while we explored. Very good, would recommend.

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IshinWest J, Manager at The B Kyoto Sanjo, responded to this review

Dear Gero, Thank you for your generous comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our location and the comfort of your room and bed. Thank you also for mentioning that you appreciated the help from our staff. You may have noticed that a great advantage of our hotel is that we...

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great stay for two nights. Near many of the shrines. Breakfast was good with both Japanese and western options. Bed was comfy, and nice and big. Staff spoke good English. No safe, so may want a lockable suitcase for valuables. Overall happy with the choice.

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IshinWest J, Manager at The B Kyoto Sanjo, responded to this review

Dear Jordan, Thank you for your generous comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our location and proximity to the train lines. Thank you also for mentioning our staff speaks good English. You may have noticed that a great advantage of our hotel is that we are situated on Sanjo dori...

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great location - close to attractions, subway, convenient stores and shopping spots. Room is clean, though a little small. But for the price you pay, it is well worth it. Some rooms have views of the mountain and city.

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IshinWest J, Manager at The B Kyoto Sanjo, responded to this review

Dear DavStephY, Thank you for your generous comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our location and proximity to the train lines. Thank you also for mentioning that the room is clean. You may have noticed that a great advantage of our hotel is that we are situated on Sanjo dori...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Located near subway exit, not too far from major tourist sights--Kiyomizudera, for example--in Higashiyama area. Room was spacious, but not cleaned very thoroughly. Also, if the reservation was not made early enough, it is a rather pricey hotel.

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IshinWest J, Manager at The B Kyoto Sanjo, responded to this review

Dear annema16, Thank you for your generous comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our location. Thank you also for mentioning that you found your room spacious. You may have noticed that a great advantage of our hotel is that we are situated on Sanjo dori which leads you to Teramachi...

Hsinchu County, Taiwan
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Room was quite big related to Kyoto hotels. We choose a twin room, it's big enough if you ever stay in Kyoto. Location is good, the commercial zone is close, there is even a supermarket in south-east direction in 400 meters. we even go to Kiyomizu-dera and Jishō-Ji by walk from hotel for street view! Also Ichizawa Shinzaburo Hanpu is...

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IshinWest J, Manager at The B Kyoto Sanjo, responded to this review

Dear rpchiu, Thank you for your generous comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our location and proximity to the places that really interest you. You may have noticed that a great advantage of our hotel is that we are situated on Sanjo dori which leads you to Teramachi and whole...

Tapitallee, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Very close proximity to all we wanted to see. Ease of shopping and large variety of eateries nearby. Staff very friendly and helpful. We arrived early to check in and they kindly had a very good system to tag and keep our bags for us while we discovered what was available in the immediate area.

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Stayed here to be closer to the river, to see Kanikakuni ritual the next morning. The Hotel is a short walk from the subway station, and the main commercial area. The rooms were nice and new. Staffs were friendly and helpful! We'll definitely return here for our next Kyoto stay!

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Dear Anil, Thank you for your generous comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our location and proximity to the train lines. Thank you also for mentioning that you found our staff to be friendly. You may have noticed that a great advantage of our hotel is that we are situated...

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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Additional Information about The B Kyoto Sanjo

Address: 2-49-1, Sanjoohashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001, Kyoto Prefecture (Formerly Sakuraan Kyoto Hotel HOTEL)
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: £51 - £176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The B Kyoto Sanjo 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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