Within 5 Min From the Station! 5 Recommended Hotels in Kyoto’s Shijo/Kawaramachi Area
Kyoto's business district, the Shijo/Kawaramachi area, is a popular area with a lot of tourists coming. It is located in the center of the city, so it is pretty easy to move around to the other places from there. Here are 5 recommended hotels in the Shijo/Kawaramachi area.
1. Classy Hotel with 5 Stars! Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto
Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto is a popular hotel that is located 3 min from Shijo Station. It is a 5 star hotel that received 3 black pavilions from the Michelin Guide 4 years in a row since 2014.
They have a variety of guest rooms from single to sweet. Each room is neatly furnished and through the window, you can see the gorgeous and beautiful mountains and city of Kyoto. In the hotel, there are 5 restaurants, a beauty salon, a gift shop, and the concierge desk, which provides tourist information and a lot of other services for you. Free Wi-Fi is available in all of the buildings, and English and Turkish speaking staff are also available.
2. Japanese-Style Rooms Available! Kyoto Central Inn
Up next is a business hotel just a minute from Kawaramachi Station. Simplistic and modern guest rooms are available in single, double, and Japanese style with tatami (Japanese straw flooring). The hotel has common computers and coin lockers, and a Starbucks on the first floor opening from 7:00 am. Every guest room has free Wi-Fi and English speaking staff are available.
3. A Hotel With Rental Bikes! nine hours Kyoto
9h nine hours is a popular spaceship-looking hotel with clean and modern design. It is located just 2 min from Kawaramachi Station.
All the guest rooms have a "capsule bed," which is compact, yet functional. Each room is a nice and comfortable room equipped with alarm clock, special pillow, high quality linen, and slippers. The shower and bathroom are communal and equipped with original Japanese bath amenities. The floors are separated by gender and the whole building is smoke free.
In addition, they have free Wi-Fi and the internet station on the lobby. The front desk is open 24/7. They can keep your baggage there and you can even rent a bike there.
4. Full of Relaxation Facilities! Hotel Monterey Kyoto
Hotel Monterey Kyoto is within 5 min of the Shijo Station. The interiors in the guest rooms are elegant and the color tone is very calm. Various kinds of rooms from singles to family rooms with the maximum capacity of 4 people are available. The top floor is a ladies only-floor.
Also, the hotel has a beauty salon, stone sauna, and large common bath where you can enjoy the natural hot springs. Traveling can be very tiring sometimes but you can really relax and rest in this hotel. There are two types of restaurants, French and Japanese. They also have cafes and bars with a very calm atmosphere. Free Wi-Fi is available in all the guest rooms, and English speaking staff are available also.
5. Trilingual Support! Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa
Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa is just a minute away from the Kyoto City Hall Station. There are a variety of rooms such as superior doubles, deluxe family rooms, and sophisticated sweet rooms.
There are casual looking cafes and restaurants, English private library-esque lounge, and spas that will help you rest both your body and mind. The bike rental service will come in handy when you want to explore Kyoto. Free Wi-Fi is available in all the buildings. The staff speak English, Chinese, and Korean.
Whether you are on a tight budget or you want to stay at a classy hotel, the list was selected to suit whatever needs you have. This would be a huge help when you are looking for a place to stay!
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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