Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent Hotel

555 Gion-Machi Minami-Gawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, 6050074  show map
 3 stars
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Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Located in the center of Kyoto, the 3-star Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent offers modern rooms.

The good location of Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent provides an easy access to Kyoto Imperial Palace, Gio-ji Temple and Kyoto International Manga Museum within a 20-minute walk. Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent is also minutes away from Heian Shrine, Yasaka Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple.

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

A 15-minute stroll will take you to Higashiyama subway station. The hotel lies 40 km away from Itami airport.

Rooms

Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent is a property in Kyoto that comes with 121 rooms and provides a private safe, free Wi-Fi, a separate toilet, flat-screen TV and coffee/tea makers. The rooms come with shared bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and slippers along with an electric kettle and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The restaurant serves Japanese dishes. Guests can savor coffee and beers in the garden bar.

Services

The hotel offers a safe deposit box, a baggage storage and a lift along with a conference room and a copier to respond to the needs of all guests.

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:   121.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • 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
  • 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 15 hours

Check-Out

  • until 11 hours

How to reach hotel

hotel Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent Hotel Kyoto location
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Hotel Address:

555 Gion-Machi Minami-Gawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, 6050074

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City Center
  • Kyoto
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    24.2 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    40.5 mi
Train Stations
  • Kyoto Railway Station
    1.7 mi
  • Nishioji Station
    3.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Gion Koishi
    300 ft
  • Izuju (cuisine: Sushi)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Maruyama Park
    1500 ft
  • Kodai-ji Temple
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 15 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until 11 hours
  • Number of rooms:
    121

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Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Double beds
Size: 195 sq. feet
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  • Shower
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    Bed type: Triple
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      Bed type: Quad
      Size: 195 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

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

        Hotel Address:

        555 Gion-Machi Minami-Gawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, 6050074

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Kyoto
          4000 ft
        Airports
        • Itami (ITM)
          24.2 mi
        • Kobe (UKB)
          40.5 mi
        Train Stations
        • Kyoto Railway Station
          1.7 mi
        • Nishioji Station
          3.0 mi
        Restaurants
        • Gion Koishi
          300 ft
        • Izuju (cuisine: Sushi)
          400 ft
        Parks
        • Maruyama Park
          1500 ft
        • Kodai-ji Temple
          1900 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from 15 hours
        • Check-Out:
          until 11 hours
        • Number of rooms:
          121

        Hotel Awards

        JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKyotoApa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent

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

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        Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Kyoto Municipal Zoo - 4300 ft

        Popular areas

        • Ponto-cho - 1700 ft
        • City Center - 3700 ft

        Places of interest

        • Gion district - 700 ft
        • Goldener Pavilion - 4300 ft
        • Nijo Castle (nijo-jo) - 1.5 mi
        • Kiyomizu Temple - 1.6 mi
        • chemin des philosophes - 1.9 mi
        • Kyoto - 1.9 mi
        • ginkaku-ji - 2.0 mi
        • Fushimi Inari - 2.5 mi
        • myoren-ji - 2.6 mi

        Train stations

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Chion-in temple - 2000 ft
        • Heian Shrine - 4600 ft
        • Nishi Hongan-ji Temple - 1.6 mi
        • Imperial Palace - 1.6 mi
        • Nijo Castle - 1.7 mi

        Museums

        • Kyoto National Museum - 5000 ft

        Parks

        • Shoren-in temple - 2700 ft
        • The Philosopher's Walk - 1.7 mi

        Universities, Institutes

        • Kyoto University - 1.6 mi
        • Doshisha University - 2.0 mi

        Local Attractions

        • Kyoto National Museum - 5000 ft
          527 Chayamachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
        • Horino Memorial Museum - 1.0 mi
          172 Kameyacho, Sakaimachidori Nijo-agaru, Kyoto
        • Tenjuan Garden - 1.0 mi
          86-8 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
        • JR Kyoto Isetan - 5100 ft
          Higashishiokojicho, Shiokoji-kudaru, Karasumadori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
        • Sanjusangendo Hall - 1.1 mi
          657 Sanjusangendo Mawaricho, Kyoto

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Gion - 400 ft
          Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
        • Yasaka Shrine - 600 ft
          625 Gion Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
        • Maruyama Park - 1500 ft
          Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
        • Kodai-ji Temple - 1900 ft
          526 Kodaiji Shimo-Kawaramachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
        • Kahitsukan, Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art - 200 ft
          271 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
        • Kenninji Temple - 1200 ft
          584 Yamatooji Yojo-sagaru Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
        • Entokuin Temple - 1600 ft
          530 Shimokawaracho Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Gion Koishi - 300 ft

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

          75% likes this, based on 29 reviews

        • Tsujiri Honten - 500 ft

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

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

        • Hararyokaku - 400 ft

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

          81% likes this, based on 34 reviews

        • Izuju - 400 ft

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

          75% likes this, based on 31 reviews
          Cuisine: Sushi
          Price Range: USD 8 - USD 10

        • Ching-Ming Gionten - 400 ft

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

          62% likes this, based on 34 reviews
          Cuisine: Chinese
          Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from 15 hours
        • Check-Out:
          until 11 hours
        • Number of rooms:
          121

        Hotel Awards

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        Apa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent Reviews

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

        Individual 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 Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent Hotel Kyoto location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        555 Gion-Machi Minami-Gawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, 6050074

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Kyoto
          4000 ft
        Airports
        • Itami (ITM)
          24.2 mi
        • Kobe (UKB)
          40.5 mi
        Train Stations
        • Kyoto Railway Station
          1.7 mi
        • Nishioji Station
          3.0 mi
        Restaurants
        • Gion Koishi
          300 ft
        • Izuju (cuisine: Sushi)
          400 ft
        Parks
        • Maruyama Park
          1500 ft
        • Kodai-ji Temple
          1900 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from 15 hours
        • Check-Out:
          until 11 hours
        • Number of rooms:
          121

        Hotel Awards

        JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKyotoApa Holel Kyoto-Gion Excellent

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

        Use Badge