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Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Ekimae
Ranked #13 of 379 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Traveling for so many years, I was hesitating to book this hotel close to a metro station! Arriving in Kyoto by the Shinkansen and very glad that I booked this hotel just less than five minutes’ walk. The station is one of the country's largest buildings, incorporating a shopping mall, hotel, movie theater, Isetan department store, and several local government facilities under one 15-story roof. The city bus will bring you to all the tourist attractions stationary in front of the station marked by number, alphabet and destination. . The hotel providing breakfast if you wish, top roof free sauna, hot bath and all the facilities you need, the room was comfortable but adequate for space. The one negative was no TV in any foreign language- in Kyoto they should have this, I think. During the night, there is also free ramen to satisfy the hunger or a taster of local soup before going to sleep. You can also request for extra bottled water from the front desk if those 2 in the room is not enough. Access free Wi-Fi, breakfast where all kinds of high quality Japanese dishes and a bit of western dishes are offered. Staff spoke very well English and willing to help you in any way. I highly recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: Free daily two bottles of water, coffee and tee available. Bath supplies available daily. Sorry I di...
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

I stayed here for two nights in June 2014. Great location, 2 minutes walk from Kyoto Station. Very nice room. Great spa, when you come back after a day's walk, the hotspring is a great relief. And they offer free ramen at night. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 23 July 2014

- I'm very appreciate that this hotel have Onsen on 9th floor.
- staff was good and helpful
- just 5 mins walk from kyoto satation on the right side
- one thing that make my stay was good that is this hotel has Lawson in front of hotel
- wifi in room is free
- if i can c/o at noon will be better

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

This hotel is a short walk from Kyoto train station, making it the perfect base from which to explore Kyoto. A lot of Kyoto's sights are right on the edge of town, so being close to the transport 'hub' is great. Also fantastic if you're arriving in Kyoto by the shinkansen.

The rooms are small by Western standards, but fine by Japanese standards. They are clean and comfortable. They provide a great range of Japanese and Western foods at their breakfast buffet. Additionally, the hot springs on the top floor are free, and the perfect way to unwind after a long day of sightseeing.

For those wanting to go to the downtown area at night, the hotel is only two subway stops, or a short taxi ride away.

I traveled with a friend, but would have no problem traveling solo at this hotel. The staff were attentive and friendly.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Very close to the train station and to take the city bus (5 min walk). Good hotel. Although the room was not big (like it´s usual in japan), the bathroom was good and the shower was quite large. In general, i would recommed it


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1  Thank David J
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

I have always like Dormy Inn hotel chains as despite small rooms, they are clean and equipped with onsen. I must say Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Ekimae is one of the best I've come across as hotel is conveniently located near Kyoto station, serves a great breakfast selection and has a rooftop onsen. The hotel also provide 2 bottles of free mineral water each day.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

The hotel is just a 5 minute walk from Kyoto station, which is great for getting around since there is a bus terminal and subway stop as well. The usual Dormy inn perks are there as well - rooftop onsen and free ramen supper. The room is nicely partitioned into the sleeping area and bathroom/closet, so the air-con cools the room quickly. My room faced the parking lot at the back alley, which had floodlights at night, so you had to draw the curtain to sleep.

Room Tip: Probably the ones facing the station would be better, since they don't have the floodlights at n...
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Address: 558-8 Higashishiokozicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Kyoto
#13 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
#17 Family Hotel in Kyoto
Price Range: £106 - £223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Ekimae 3*
Number of rooms: 200
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