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Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo

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Premium bedding, down duvets, desk, blackout curtains
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Premium bedding, down duvets, desk, blackout curtains
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Overview of Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo

Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo

3 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
59-61 Nishinotoin, Shijo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNishiki Market9 min walk
  • Popular LocationKawaramachi14 min walk
  • Popular LocationNijō Castle17 min walk
  • AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)52 min drive

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About this area

Kyoto

Located in Kyoto's Central Kyoto neighbourhood, Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo is in the city centre and near a metro station. Notable landmarks in the area include Nijō Castle and Kyoto Tower, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Gion Corner. Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient for public transportation: Nijojo-mae Station is 14 minutes on foot and Karasuma Oike Station is 15 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Nishiki Market - 9 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 14 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 17 min walk
  • Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre - 20 min walk
  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Karasuma Station - 5 min walk
  • Nijojo-mae Station - 14 min walk
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 79 min drive

Restaurants

  • 2F朝食会場 — 1 min walk
  • Bungalow - 2 min walk
  • Gyuurakutei - 2 min walk
  • Terminal Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Wajouryoumen Sugari - 4 min walk

About this property

Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo

3-star Kyoto hotel in Central Kyoto, walk to Nishiki Market
Along with dry cleaning, this smoke-free hotel has laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, free newspapers and a reception hall are on-site. All 140 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find fridges, premium bedding and rainfall showerheads. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo offers 140 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary slippers and a hairdryer. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 26-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead, bidets and complimentary toiletries.

This Kyoto hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: JPY 1200 for adults and JPY 600 for children

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 26-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 19

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective from 1 October 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200–1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 1200 for adults and JPY 600 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file
In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours from 19 October to 08 April
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 306 out of 994 reviews
5 - Excellent 31%
Rating 4 - Good. 477 out of 994 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 152 out of 994 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 34 out of 994 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 25 out of 994 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean, which was especially important as we stayed during the Covid-19 outbreak. Had a complaint one night about some noisy neighbours and hotel staff immediately came to sort it out for us. Great breakfast. Clean room. Quite a walk from Kyoto station, but really close to the main shopping street and really close to the station that takes you straight to Arishyama, which is worth a visit!
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The staff were very helpful and friendly
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very small room, but it was perfect for me. It had a refrigerator, tea & TV. Bed was very comfortable. All was nice & neat upon my arrival.
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020