Apa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent

555, Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto-Shi, Kyoto, Japan, 6050074  show map
 3 stars
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Apa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent is a 3-star business hotel providing a modern accommodation only minutes away from Kyoto Imperial Palace, Gio-ji Temple and Kyoto International Manga Museum.

The hotel is notable for its good location in the heart of Kyoto, close to Higashiyama subway station. Guests can get to Kyoto city center, which is 2 km away.

This hotel is placed in Higashiyama Ward district, known for museums, the temple and the palace.

Itami airport can be reached in 40 minutes by car from Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent Hotel.

Rooms

The hotel offers 121 rooms. All of them feature LCD TV, free Wi-Fi, a private toilet, coffee/tea makers and a writing desk. They are fitted with an electric kettle and a fridge as well as shared bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and slippers.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the restaurant guests may enjoy buffet breakfast. The restaurant serves Japanese dishes. Guests can try coffee and beers served in the garden bar.

Services

Business facilities include laptops, a meeting room and a copier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   154.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Massage
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

555, Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto-Shi, Kyoto, Japan, 6050074

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City Center
  • Kyoto
    1.2 km
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    39.0 km
  • Kobe (UKB)
    65.2 km
Train Stations
  • Gion Shijo Station
    400 m
  • Kawaramachi Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Sanjo Keihan Station
    700 m
  • Higashiyama Station
    800 m
Restaurants
  • Gion Koishi
    70 m
  • Izuju
    100 m
Parks
  • Maruyama Park
    440 m
  • Kodai-ji Temple
    570 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    154

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Size: 18 m²
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Apa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent Kyoto location
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      Hotel Address:

      555, Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto-Shi, Kyoto, Japan, 6050074

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kyoto
        1.2 km
      Airports
      • Itami (ITM)
        39.0 km
      • Kobe (UKB)
        65.2 km
      Train Stations
      • Gion Shijo Station
        400 m
      • Kawaramachi Station
        700 m
      Underground stations
      • Sanjo Keihan Station
        700 m
      • Higashiyama Station
        800 m
      Restaurants
      • Gion Koishi
        70 m
      • Izuju
        100 m
      Parks
      • Maruyama Park
        440 m
      • Kodai-ji Temple
        570 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        154

      Hotel Awards

      JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKyotoApa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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      Apa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1.1 km

      Places of interest

      • Miyakomesse - 1.0 km
      • Goldener Pavilion - 1.3 km
      • Kyoto Karasuma Convention Hall - 1.4 km

      Train stations

      • Gion Shijo Station - 300 m
      • Kawaramachi Station - 600 m
      • Sanjo Station - 600 m
      • Kiyomizu Gojo Station - 1.0 km

      Convention centers

      • Hanamikoji Street - 100 m
      • Gion district - 200 m
      • Ishibe Alley - 500 m
      • Ponto-cho - 500 m
      • Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka - 900 m

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Yasaka Shrine - 200 m
      • Kodai-ji - 500 m
      • Chion-in temple - 700 m
      • Rokuharamitsu-ji Temple - 700 m
      • Shoren-in temple - 700 m
      • Kiyomizu-dera Temple - 1.2 km
      • Jishu Jinja Shrine - 1.2 km
      • Heian Shrine - 1.4 km

      Museums

      • Maruyama Park - 400 m

      Business areas

      • Nishiki Market - 900 m

      Golf courses and Country clubs

      • Kyoto Municipal Zoo - 1.3 km

      Underground stations

      • Sanjo Keihan Station - 600 m
      • Higashiyama Station - 700 m
      • Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae Station - 1.0 km
      • Keage Station - 1.3 km
      • Shijo Station - 1.4 km

      Public parking

      • Samurai Kembu Kyoto - 600 m

      Local attractions

      • Kyoto National Museum - 1.5 km
        527 Chayamachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Horino Memorial Museum - 1.7 km
        172 Kameyacho, Sakaimachidori Nijo-agaru, Kyoto
      • Tenjuan Garden - 1.7 km
        86-8 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
      • JR Kyoto Isetan - 1.5 km
        Higashishiokojicho, Shiokoji-kudaru, Karasumadori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
      • Sanjusangendo Hall - 1.8 km
        657 Sanjusangendo Mawaricho, Kyoto

      Near the hotel

      • Gion - 110 m
        Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Yasaka Shrine - 180 m
        625 Gion Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Maruyama Park - 440 m
        Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Kodai-ji Temple - 570 m
        526 Kodaiji Shimo-Kawaramachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Kahitsukan, Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art - 60 m
        271 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Kenninji Temple - 360 m
        584 Yamatooji Yojo-sagaru Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Entokuin Temple - 470 m
        530 Shimokawaracho Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

      Restaurants nearby

      • Gion Koishi - 70 m

        Address: 286-2 Gionmachikitagawa
        Phone: +81 75-531-0331

        75% likes this, based on 29 reviews

      • Tsujiri Honten - 140 m

        Address: 573-3 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku
        Phone: +81 75-561-2257

        83% likes this, based on 61 reviews
        Cuisine: Japanese

      • Hararyokaku - 100 m

        Address: 267 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyama-ku
        Phone: +81 75-561-2732

        81% likes this, based on 34 reviews

      • Izuju - 100 m

        Address: Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyamaku
        Phone: +81 75-561-0019

        75% likes this, based on 31 reviews
        Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 8

      • Ching-Ming Gionten - 100 m

        Address: Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyamaku
        Phone: +81 75-551-2671

        62% likes this, based on 34 reviews
        Cuisine: Chinese
        Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 40

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        154

      Hotel Awards

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      Apa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Apa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent

      Average guest rating

      8.6out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 125 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        6.6

        This hotel is close to the heart of Kyoto. I will stay here again next time.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        I liked the location and the size and cleanliness of the room.

      • Single
        9.2

        Great location with really friendly staff. It is above a sake bar which is also owned by the hostel so you can try lots of sake and they definitely know what they are talking about. Beds are comfortable and rooms are nice.

        Only 2 showers for the whole hostel which meant waiting a bit (although not that long) each morning. The hostel is next to a private subway which isnt easy to find from kyoto station, but thats more a quirk of japan subways.

      • Single
        9.2

        Friendliness of the stuff, really appreciated their suggestions about places to visit in Kyoto

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Wonderful staff and sake bar attached is excellent. Clean and quiet. Excellent!

        Nothing.

      • Single
        8.8

        Comfortable and clean. Good location: by the river, next to Gion, there are bus station and subway nearby. Very helpful staff, speak good English,very nice and friendly!

        The 4-beds-room for female is quite small.

      • Single
        6.6

        The location is perfect

        Sometimes other guest bring wet clothes to the room, which make the room smells bad.

      • Couple
        8.2

        I enjoyed the easy access from a major hub of Kyoto plus once checked in to the hostel I could enter the area that contained the rooms at any hour without troubling the hotel staff but that isn't to say it was unsafe because the entrance is protected by a locked door that is opened with a password. So it is convenient in somany ways.

        If you dislike the no frills approach of hostels then I imagine that this one would also disappoint you but if you know what to expect then I imagine most everyone would be extremely satisfied staying here

      • Single
        9.6

        Muji style building with a perfect location, very nice and helpful stuff, sake bar is also their special service, a wonderful experience, Thank you!

      • Couple
        6.2

        Good points are the excellent location and the price. The hostel is new (it was opened in july 2012) so facilities are all brand new and clean.

        Rooms (at least our room) are tiny and with a tiny window that was like a basement. The hostel has no common room to have a rest and stay a while, just a small room in the 3rd floor with a fridge and a table. There is a sake bar in the 1st floor that it is used as the living room. Showers are on the 3rd floor, so if you are on the 2nd floor you need to go upstairs to take a shower. In the second floor there was not even a basin to brush your teeth. To get to the rooms there is a tiny stair quite difficult to climb with the suitcase. They did not send me an email of confirmation for my reservation, so i had to write to them again in order to know if the reservation was ok and to get the indications of how to get to the hostel ( the web was not working yet). The hostel was correct, but i would not recommed the place to a friend.

      • Couple
        8.2

        Perfect location in the best district of kyoto ; really friendly and helpfull staff. Nice sake bar ; really clean .

      • Single
        10.0

        I like the location, it's very close to main bus station and convenient to take city bus to everywhere. Room is clean and shower is clean as well. Staff there is really nice and you can ask some useful information from receiption by english.

      • Couple
        7.8

        Reallyyyyyyyyyyyyy good location!!! Especially after we lived in a bad location place for some days...I Feel really good to stay in the center of the city...

        I just hope there r windows on the wall...

      • Couple
        9.2

        The staff were so helpful when we first arrived. They even spoke English fantastically. The location was unbeatable.

      • Single
        10.0

        Staff were very helpful with a rather late check in due to a delayed flight. Remember to inform them of a late check in if you plan to check in after 10 pm. Cleanliness and location were excellent! All the staff were friendly, warm, and welcoming. Great value.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Apa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent Kyoto location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      555, Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto-Shi, Kyoto, Japan, 6050074

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kyoto
        1.2 km
      Airports
      • Itami (ITM)
        39.0 km
      • Kobe (UKB)
        65.2 km
      Train Stations
      • Gion Shijo Station
        400 m
      • Kawaramachi Station
        700 m
      Underground stations
      • Sanjo Keihan Station
        700 m
      • Higashiyama Station
        800 m
      Restaurants
      • Gion Koishi
        70 m
      • Izuju
        100 m
      Parks
      • Maruyama Park
        440 m
      • Kodai-ji Temple
        570 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        154

      Hotel Awards

      JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKyotoApa Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Japan

      Use Badge