Kyoto Kokusai Hotel

3 stars
Horikawadori Nijojomae,Nakagyo-ku,, HORIKAWA DORI, Kyoto, 604-8502
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
5.0
out of 5
1 reviews
Very Happy.

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Found everything to be ideal. We were handled very professionally,... See full review

  • Aidan
  • Nov 16, 2012
Peaceful property on the doorstep of historical Nijo Castle
Fitting the quiet luxury of next-door neighbor Nijo Castle, the Kokusai offers guests quality accommodations, friendly service and a serene setting next to one of the most important historical landmarks in Kyoto. The property features updated rooms with plentiful amenities, two full-service restaurants and a coffee shop, small meeting rooms and business services, and top-notch service eager to assist business or leisure travelers. The Kokusai is located near a subway stop, allowing visitors easy access to other destinations within Kyoto.
Highlights
  • Prime location next door to Nijo Castle
  • Two on-site restaurants and coffee shop
  • Meeting rooms and business services
  • Currency exchange available on site
Location
Nijo Castle, which is steps away from the Kokusai, was built in 1603 as the headquarters for Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa. For the duration of his reign, the castle was the site of many important historical events. The vast grounds of the castle have been designated as a national landmark, where visitors and learn and explore the history of ancient Japan. Today, the castle is used for cultural events and it is home to vast gardens of cherry trees and other fauna native to the area.
Rooms
The rooms and suites at the Kokusai are decorated with brightly colored furniture, and utilize large windows to help bring in natural light. Japanese accents like shoji sliding screens over the windows help aid relaxation. Rooms include televisions with satellite channels, work desks and air conditioning. All rooms also include complimentary high-speed Internet access.
Features
The Kokusai offers guests three dining options, each with a unique quality. Azalea offers guests seasonal dishes to enjoy while overlooking a lush garden. Horikawa serves an elegant selection of Kyoto-inspired dishes. Lounge Miyabi is a casual eating area with a view of a pond featuring swans.
Transportation
  • Karasuma-Oike subway station (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
  • Osaka International Airport (48.8 mi/78.6 km)
Attractions
  • Nijo Castle (adjacent)
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum (0.4 mi/0.7 km)
  • Imperial Palace (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Gion Corner (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • Hosomi Art Museum (1.6 mi/2.5 km)
Business
  • Small meeting rooms and banquet facilities
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access

Kyoto Kokusai Hotel Rooms

Twin - Room
Twin Room offers two twin beds. Twin Room has 110cm width bed x 2 in spacious 28sqm. Please request if you like non-smoking room as they are limited.
Double - Room
Double Room offers one double bed. Double Room has 140cm width bed in a spacious 29sqm.
Twin - Room
Twin Room offers two twin beds. Twin Room with Nijo Castle view has 110cm width bed x 2 in a spacious room. You can look over whole Nijo Catsle from your room.
Single - Room
Single Room offers one twin bed. Single Room has 120cm width bed in a spacious room up to 20sqm.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Laundry service
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking

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Hotel Map

34.997 135.7555
Area served
Kyoto Central.
Nearby airports
Kansai International Airport (KIX) or Itami Airport (ITM).
Area description
Right beside Nijo Castle. (National treasure historical district).

Nearby points of interest

  • Gojo station: 0.3 mi
  • Nishi Honganji Temple: 0.4 mi
  • Shosei-en Garden: 0.4 mi
  • Shijo: 0.4 mi
  • Higashi Honganji Temple: 0.5 mi
  • Kyoto Tower: 0.7 mi
  • Nishiki Market: 0.8 mi
  • Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum: 1 mi
  • Manga Museum: 1 mi
  • Minamiza Kabuki Theater: 1 mi
  • Kiyamachi Street: 1.1 mi
  • National Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Sanjusangendo: 1.1 mi
  • Pontocho: 1.2 mi
  • Toji Temple Flea Market: 1.2 mi
  • Gojo station: 0.3 mi
  • Nishi Honganji Temple: 0.4 mi
  • Shosei-en Garden: 0.4 mi
  • Shijo: 0.4 mi
  • Higashi Honganji Temple: 0.5 mi
  • Kyoto Tower: 0.7 mi
  • Nishiki Market: 0.8 mi
  • Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum: 1 mi
  • Manga Museum: 1 mi
  • Minamiza Kabuki Theater: 1 mi
  • Kiyamachi Street: 1.1 mi
  • National Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Sanjusangendo: 1.1 mi
  • Pontocho: 1.2 mi
  • Toji Temple Flea Market: 1.2 mi
  • Gion: 1.2 mi
  • To-ji: 1.2 mi
  • Karasumaoike: 1.2 mi
  • Sanjo station: 1.3 mi
  • Nijo Castle: 1.3 mi
  • Yasaka Shrine: 1.4 mi
  • Saiin: 1.4 mi
  • Sannenzaka Ninenzaka: 1.5 mi
  • Ryozen Kannon: 1.5 mi
  • Maruyama Park: 1.5 mi
  • Kiyomizudera: 1.7 mi
  • Chion-in: 1.7 mi
  • National Museum of Modern Art: 1.8 mi
  • Tofukuji Temple: 1.9 mi
  • Municipal Museum of Art: 1.9 mi
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace: 2 mi
  • Sento Imperial Palace: 2 mi
  • Heian Shrine: 2 mi
  • Nishijin Textile Center: 2.2 mi
  • Nanzen-ji: 2.4 mi
  • Sen-oku Hakuko Kan: 2.6 mi
  • Eikando Temple: 2.6 mi
  • Katsura Imperial Villa: 2.8 mi
  • Toei Movie Land: 3 mi
  • Philosophers Walk: 3 mi
  • Museum for World Peace: 3 mi
  • Shimogamo Shrine: 3.1 mi
  • Ginkakuji: 3.2 mi
  • Kinkaku-ji: 3.3 mi
  • Ninnaji Temple: 3.3 mi

Dining

Restraurant Azelea
Enjoy delicious seasonal dishes at the luxurious garden view restaurant, "Azalea." Open: Breakfast 7:00-10:00, Lunch 11:30-14:30, Dinner 17:00-21:00.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1300
Check-out:
1100

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.

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Guest Reviews (1)

Ratings and reviews for Kyoto Kokusai Hotel

Overall score

5 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 1
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Kyoto Kokusai Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Aidan
Business
Philippines
Nov 16, 2012

Very Happy.

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Found everything to be ideal. We were handled very professionally, room was great (overlooking the Nijo Castle), staff were very polite and very helpful. Look forward to staying there again next time round.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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