$89 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Aug 21, 2015 Check-out: Aug 22, 2015

Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

3 stars
View map of 52,Kasaboko-cho,Aburanokoji,Higashi-iru,Shimogyo-ku,Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8494

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
11 reviews
Wonderful Western-style hotel

This hotel was extremely roomy for a Japanese hotel. It is in a fantastic location close to the the... See full review

  • Ann R.
  • Apr 6, 2015
A gem in kyoto

If you like a more "modern" style hotel, then this is the place. The lobby area was comfortable and... See full review

  • D G.
  • Mar 22, 2015

One of the newer properties in central Kyoto, the Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo offers guests spacious accommodations and top-notch service in addition to a great location near many of the attractions found in the city. The property also features a restaurant offering tastes of local flavors and a massage service that makes room calls. Check out an impressive view of the city by heading out to the large veranda that extends from the Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo over the hillside.

Rooms

Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo offers a variety of rooms for guests, each with at least 200 square feet, a nice size for hotel rooms in Japan. All rooms feature LCD televisions, work desks and mini-refrigerators. Hair-dryers, kettles and safe-deposit boxes are also found in all rooms, while other amenities may be requested at the front desk.

Property features

At the Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo, comfort is key to the guest experience. Rakuchin is the "relaxation station" provided by the property. Offering a variety of massage services to dissolve the stress of travel, the property offers a rentable room for couples and pairs, or a room-service option.

 

The Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo also features delicious dining at the Kodaiji Tempu restaurant, which is a traditional Japanese restaurant evoking the ancient capital with its ambiance and food. Counter, table and pit seating options are available to sample the local flavors.

Highlights
  • Large, comfortable rooms
  • In-room massage service
  • Easy access to city attractions
  • On-site restaurant featuring "Kyoto-style" breakfast
Nearby attractions
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Nijo Castle (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Kenninji Temple (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • Kyoto Tower (1.2 mi/1.9 km)
Business
  • Complimentary Internet-enabled computers in lobby
  • Copy/print/fax services at front desk (fees apply)
Transportation
  • Karasuma subway station (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Osaka International Airport (48.8 mi/78.6 km)
Policies

The renovation work in the hotel restaurant will take place between 10:30AM and 19:00PM from 13 September and 14 October 2013. During the renovation, breakfast at the restaurant may have limited seats and some waiting time. The hotel appreciates the guests' kind understanding.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo Rooms

1 twin (single) bed - Non-smoking
Sleeps 1 guest.
Well-furnished Room(18 sqm/193 sq-ft) with 1 single bed.
Equipped with tea making facilities, hairdryer, refrigerator, air-conditioning,
TV, tooth brush, nightwear, slippers, safe and etc.
High-speed Internet access by LAN is available in all guest rooms.

Complimentary amenities: shavers, shower caps, cottons, hairbrush, hair rubber bands, and Q-Tips are available for free at the front desk.
Double bed - Non-smoking
Sleeps 2 guests.
Perfect choice for couples.
Well-furnished Room (18 sqm/193 sq-ft) with 1 double bed.
Equipped with tea making facilities, hairdryer, refrigerator, air-conditioning,
TV, tooth brush, nightwear, slippers, safe and etc.
High-speed Internet access by LAN is available in all guest rooms.

Complimentary amenities: shavers, shower caps, cottons, hairbrush, hair rubber bands, and Q-Tips are available free at the front desk.
2 twin (single) beds - Non-smoking
Sleeps 2 guests.
Well-furnished Room (23 sqm/247 sq-ft) with 2 single beds.
Equipped with tea making facilities, hairdryer, refrigerator, air-conditioning, TV, tooth brush, nightwear, slippers, safe and etc.
High-speed Internet access by LAN is available in all guest rooms.

Complimentary amenities: shavers, shower caps, cottons, hairbrush, hair rubber bands, and Q-Tips are available free at the front desk.

Amenities

  • Free internet in room
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Dining
Restaurant
Services
In-Room Safe
Internet
Free internet in room
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Service dogs allowed

Nearby points of interest

  • Shijo: 0.1 mi
  • Manga Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Nishiki Market: 0.7 mi
  • Gojo station: 0.7 mi
  • Nijo Castle: 0.8 mi
  • Nishi Honganji Temple: 0.8 mi
  • Shosei-en Garden: 0.9 mi
  • Higashi Honganji Temple: 0.9 mi
  • Kiyamachi Street: 0.9 mi
  • Karasumaoike: 1 mi
  • Pontocho: 1 mi
  • Minamiza Kabuki Theater: 1 mi
  • Sanjo station: 1.1 mi
  • Kyoto Tower: 1.2 mi
  • Gion: 1.2 mi
  • Shijo: 0.1 mi
  • Manga Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Nishiki Market: 0.7 mi
  • Gojo station: 0.7 mi
  • Nijo Castle: 0.8 mi
  • Nishi Honganji Temple: 0.8 mi
  • Shosei-en Garden: 0.9 mi
  • Higashi Honganji Temple: 0.9 mi
  • Kiyamachi Street: 0.9 mi
  • Karasumaoike: 1 mi
  • Pontocho: 1 mi
  • Minamiza Kabuki Theater: 1 mi
  • Sanjo station: 1.1 mi
  • Kyoto Tower: 1.2 mi
  • Gion: 1.2 mi
  • Saiin: 1.3 mi
  • Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Yasaka Shrine: 1.4 mi
  • National Museum: 1.4 mi
  • Sanjusangendo: 1.5 mi
  • Maruyama Park: 1.5 mi
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace: 1.5 mi
  • Sento Imperial Palace: 1.6 mi
  • Ryozen Kannon: 1.6 mi
  • Sannenzaka Ninenzaka: 1.6 mi
  • Toji Temple Flea Market: 1.6 mi
  • To-ji: 1.7 mi
  • National Museum of Modern Art: 1.7 mi
  • Chion-in: 1.7 mi
  • Municipal Museum of Art: 1.8 mi
  • Nishijin Textile Center: 1.8 mi
  • Heian Shrine: 1.8 mi
  • Kiyomizudera: 1.8 mi
  • Nanzen-ji: 2.3 mi
  • Tofukuji Temple: 2.3 mi
  • Sen-oku Hakuko Kan: 2.4 mi
  • Eikando Temple: 2.4 mi
  • Shimogamo Shrine: 2.6 mi
  • Museum for World Peace: 2.6 mi
  • Toei Movie Land: 2.7 mi
  • Philosophers Walk: 2.8 mi
  • Kinkaku-ji: 2.8 mi
  • Katsura Imperial Villa: 2.9 mi
  • Ginkakuji: 2.9 mi
  • Ryoanji: 2.9 mi

Dining

Hotel Restaurant
Kyo Manzara Kasane (Japanese restaurant) The restaurant serves Kyoto's local "Obanzai" cuisine featuring home-style cooking. Breakfast Lunch and dinner are also available at an additional cost.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
11 out of 11
Amenities:
4.2
Cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.2
Value:
4.4

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ann R.
Business
Chicago
Apr 6, 2015

Wonderful Western-style hotel

This hotel was extremely roomy for a Japanese hotel. It is in a fantastic location close to the the train and bus lines that take you to may popular destinations. The izakaya's nearby are wonderful too. Highly recommend this hotel. Staff is very friendly and speaks very clear English.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
D G.
Business
N/A
Mar 22, 2015

A gem in kyoto

If you like a more "modern" style hotel, then this is the place. The lobby area was comfortable and welcoming. The room was nice and roomy considering we were in Japan (rooms are a bit tighter compared to the US). Great value for the dollar and it was located near a main bus stop and road way. Navigating from our hotel to the temples and sights was a breeze

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
D G.
Business
N/A
Mar 22, 2015

Great Find, Great location

Smack in the middle of where we wanted to be. Minutes by bus to the Kiyomizu Dera Temple, moments away from a train to take us to the Arashiyama Bamboo Forrest. Beautiful inside and out. Great rates and a greater location for us.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
EMoneyz
Business
Chicago
Nov 14, 2014

Good for foreigners

This hotel was in a great location, clean, and the staff spoke almost perfect English and were very friendly. The beds are a bit stiff but all the beds I have slept in while in Japan are the same way. Overall a great experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Gion, Pontocho alley and the shopping district are all very close.

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Charles W
Business
Poole England
Oct 7, 2013

Excellent in every way

This hotel was ideally located in the main shopping street of Kyoto and also convenient for buses and subway to most of the main sights of the City. The reception staff were excellent and very helpful. My apologies for posting a bad review previously as I got my Hotels mixed up!!! I would recommend this hotel to everyone and would stay there again if and when we return to Kyoto. Excellent value for money

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Take the one day bus passes available in Hotel and elsewhere for 500 yen which allow you to travel on most buses and places all day. A single trip without the pass is 220 yen

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Chris Go
Business
Taiwan
Sep 21, 2013

Good place and high C/P

Great location with lots of bus stops nearby. Room is clean and comfortable. They provide free mocha and coffee. Overall it's a good place to stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JKThreeEleven17
Business
Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
May 28, 2013

Great Value with Location too!

It was a 3 star but seemed closer to 4 to me. The room was small but really all you need if you're there to sight see and not be hanging out in the room. My wife and I loved our stay, the staff was friendly and helpful, they held our bags when we checked out so we could use the rest of the day for more sightseeing. They also have a masseuse in from 6pm-midnight and they can call in a second so we both got massages there on the second floor at a reasonable rate (6000Y/hour). Definitely a good place to stay in central Kyoto!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Karasuma Station and Shijo Station will get you anywhere you need. Also, J Cycle a bike rental location very close by you can rent a bike for 800Y for the day! Great ways to get around.

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kyoto Freak
Business
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jan 15, 2013

Excellent Hotel

All expectations met. No qualms recommending this hotel to anyone. Staff were very friendly and helpful. About 3 or 4 blocks away from the nearest subway station(Shijo). Also ideal for taking the randen to Arashiyama. Will definitely stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Free tasty green tea au lait and coffee dispenser located at the same floor as the lobby. Ideal for a cold day.

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
travelerandexplorer
Business
Bulgaria/Belgium
Sep 18, 2012

Perfect location extremely clean

Rooms are very big for Japan, I stayed 10 days and really managed to feel at home. My only recommendation is to introduce the WIFI internet connection. For long distance travelers it is easier to have tablets and mobile phones than laptops that allow the use of the LAN connection.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kyoto Enthusiast
Business
Washington, DC
Aug 29, 2010

Good Hotel Find in Kyoto

Large clean and very comfortable rooms. Friendly counter staff. Location a bit off beaten path so extra walking but made up for by comfort and value of this relatively new Kyoto hotel. Would definitely recommend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Use taxis. Just a bit more expensive than subway when traveling with 2 or more people for short distances.

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