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Hearton Hotel Kyoto

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Our twin room was very comfortable, with a great shower, good toiletries, and a convenient coin op washer and dryer (7th floor). The western style buffet breakfast tends to be crowded with tour groups... Try the Japanese style breakfast instead. Lots to do in the neighborhood within walking distance, and a subway stop close by. The staff were attentive and pleasant. The Hearton caters to large tour groups, but worked well for us.

We enjoyed the Hearton Hotel. It had a beautiful lobby and the room was nice, similar to other Western-style hotels I stayed in around Japan. Easy to access by subway Karasuma line. and Karasuma-Oike station. Our only down-side was that there weren't a lot of places to eat nearby, though there is one good one across the main street.

The location of the hotel was great! less tha a block from the subway station and a couple of blocks away from great places like the Kyoto Imperial Palace. From this place it´s easy to reach some other great sightseeings. The staff was friendly and helpfull, the amenities are ok, there is a coin laundry in the non pair floors, and some vending machines for that late night snack!

We came from Hilton Osaka Hotel, so the first impression of the room was that it was small. But for the price we pay, it's expected and reasonable. Stay was comfortable, staff helpful, location close to subway station, walking distance to shopping and food. Got to see the city, river, temples, parks of Kyoto. Overall, a good experience in Kyoto.

This is a moderately priced, well located, comfortable hotel in Kyoto. We stayed five nights and were very happy.

This hotel is located just a few minutes walk from the Kyoto subway. Staff were very friendly and helpful, although spoke poor English. Rooms are clean but small. On-site breakfast buffet was convenient and high quality. This hotel provides bicycles for guests free of charge.

I attended a conference held at Kyoto International Conference Center. This location was much more convenient and better than the hotels designated by the conference. It was within a couple of minutes from the subway. Dinner and breakfast were excellent, and well worth the price. Room was clean, and internet access included. Lack of an English channel on TV was the only problem (I found this to be the case at many other hotels as well)

Convenient location close to subway and bus routes. Several blocks from Starbucks. Friendly staff. Free internet, but they said they would be charging soon. TV had English option for BBC and CNN. All in all a good choice!

Our 3-week stay in Kyoto had us changing hotels several times in order to get the best value. Thus we had a taste of two different "expensive" hotels (the Grand Prince and the New Miyako), in addition to the much more budget-friendly Hearton. While the rooms were understandably smaller than those in the more expensive hotels, at no point did we find it too small. With our first stay lasting 11 nights, the small size had ample time to get on our nerves, but it didn't. For those new to Kyoto but determined to employ public transit as opposed to the very expensive taxis, the Hearton's location couldn't be better. About 3 minutes walk to Karasuma-Oike station, the intersection point of the two main subway lines (Tozai and Karasuma). Only 3 stations away from Kyoto station, yet at a price per night much less than any hotel near Kyoto station. The front entrance is modern and sleek, with thick-paned, sliding glass doors. The staff are very friendly, and very likely to greet you every time you walk through the doors. The breakfast buffet, while smaller than some hotels, is a great value at 1000 Yen each, as opposed to the 2000 Yen each we paid elsewhere. The bed was good quality and comparable to those at the more expensive hotels. However, be advised that virtually all Japanese beds are notably firmer than we North Americans may be used to, at least in our experience. Laundry facilities are available on 3 different floors, at a reasonable price. Also, unlike, the more expensive hotels, internet is provided in your hotel room, and completely free! By all means, if we can stay at this hotel again in the future, we will!

Just one block from subway, shopping, etc. Hotel staff recommended Gion Corner, we loved it, the tea ceremony, the geishas, the actors/dancers, ikebana, etc.!!! A must-see! Himeiji castle was worth the train ride (we had a train pass good for unlimited travel for a week, what a savings!) We did 3 temples including the Golden Pagoda via train or subway or bus, so easy! When it rained the hotel gave us umbrellas! Bicycles could also be had. Room had only a double bed and the closet was tiny; we loved Kyoto anyway!

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Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Nijo Castle
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour business center

Located in Central Kyoto within a short walk of Nijo Castle, Hearton Hotel Kyoto is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Kyoto Imperial Palace. This 294-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, free in-room WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. It's in central Kyoto and also close to Kiyomizu Temple and Heian Shrine.


Dining

Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Patio, which specializes in international cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with full breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.


Rooms

Hearton Hotel Kyoto's 294 rooms are air-conditioned and provide refrigerators, phones, and desks. Guests can expect 26-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and pay movies, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in down comforters and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. In-room massages are available.


Property features

Hearton Hotel Kyoto features free WiFi in public areas, 5 meeting rooms, and a 24-hour business center. Valet parking is available for JPY 1600 per night. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include laundry facilities, a gift shop, and a porter/bellhop.

Room options

Standard Twin Room

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Standard Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Triple Room (2 Single Beds + 1 Extra Bed)

Twin 3 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Hearton Hotel Kyoto

Couples (4) Business (2) Family (2) Friends (2)
4

very comfortable and convenient

Couples

Our twin room was very comfortable, with a great shower, good toiletries, and a convenient coin op washer and dryer (7th floor). The western style buffet breakfast tends to be crowded with tour groups... Try the Japanese style breakfast instead. Lots to do in the neighborhood within walking distance, and a subway stop close by. The staff were attentive and pleasant. The Hearton caters to large tour groups, but worked well for us.

By on Oct 31, 2014

4

good place to stay in kyoto

GetawayWithFriends

We enjoyed the Hearton Hotel. It had a beautiful lobby and the room was nice, similar to other Western-style hotels I stayed in around Japan. Easy to access by subway Karasuma line. and Karasuma-Oike station. Our only down-side was that there weren't a lot of places to eat nearby, though there is one good one across the main street.

By on Apr 30, 2014

4

great for a tourist stay

Families

The location of the hotel was great! less tha a block from the subway station and a couple of blocks away from great places like the Kyoto Imperial Palace. From this place it´s easy to reach some other great sightseeings. The staff was friendly and helpfull, the amenities are ok, there is a coin laundry in the non pair floors, and some vending machines for that late night snack!

By on May 2, 2013

4

convenient location, a little small

Families

We came from Hilton Osaka Hotel, so the first impression of the room was that it was small. But for the price we pay, it's expected and reasonable. Stay was comfortable, staff helpful, location close to subway station, walking distance to shopping and food. Got to see the city, river, temples, parks of Kyoto. Overall, a good experience in Kyoto.

By on Mar 31, 2013

4

good value in kyoto

Couples

This is a moderately priced, well located, comfortable hotel in Kyoto. We stayed five nights and were very happy.

By on Apr 15, 2012

5

convenient, clean & affordable

BusinessTravelers

This hotel is located just a few minutes walk from the Kyoto subway. Staff were very friendly and helpful, although spoke poor English. Rooms are clean but small. On-site breakfast buffet was convenient and high quality. This hotel provides bicycles for guests free of charge.

By on Jun 25, 2011

4

hearton hotel kyoto

BusinessTravelers

I attended a conference held at Kyoto International Conference Center. This location was much more convenient and better than the hotels designated by the conference. It was within a couple of minutes from the subway. Dinner and breakfast were excellent, and well worth the price. Room was clean, and internet access included. Lack of an English channel on TV was the only problem (I found this to be the case at many other hotels as well)

By on Jun 12, 2011

4

great location, (relatively) large twin

GetawayWithFriends

Convenient location close to subway and bus routes. Several blocks from Starbucks. Friendly staff. Free internet, but they said they would be charging soon. TV had English option for BBC and CNN. All in all a good choice!

By on Apr 30, 2011

5

our top choice for kyoto

Couples

Our 3-week stay in Kyoto had us changing hotels several times in order to get the best value. Thus we had a taste of two different "expensive" hotels (the Grand Prince and the New Miyako), in addition to the much more budget-friendly Hearton. While the rooms were understandably smaller than those in the more expensive hotels, at no point did we find it too small. With our first stay lasting 11 nights, the small size had ample time to get on our nerves, but it didn't. For those new to Kyoto but determined to employ public transit as opposed to the very expensive taxis, the Hearton's location couldn't be better. About 3 minutes walk to Karasuma-Oike station, the intersection point of the two main subway lines (Tozai and Karasuma). Only 3 stations away from Kyoto station, yet at a price per night much less than any hotel near Kyoto station. The front entrance is modern and sleek, with thick-paned, sliding glass doors. The staff are very friendly, and very likely to greet you every time you walk through the doors. The breakfast buffet, while smaller than some hotels, is a great value at 1000 Yen each, as opposed to the 2000 Yen each we paid elsewhere. The bed was good quality and comparable to those at the more expensive hotels. However, be advised that virtually all Japanese beds are notably firmer than we North Americans may be used to, at least in our experience. Laundry facilities are available on 3 different floors, at a reasonable price. Also, unlike, the more expensive hotels, internet is provided in your hotel room, and completely free! By all means, if we can stay at this hotel again in the future, we will!

By on Jul 8, 2010

4

great location (hard to find at first)

Couples

Just one block from subway, shopping, etc. Hotel staff recommended Gion Corner, we loved it, the tea ceremony, the geishas, the actors/dancers, ikebana, etc.!!! A must-see! Himeiji castle was worth the train ride (we had a train pass good for unlimited travel for a week, what a savings!) We did 3 temples including the Golden Pagoda via train or subway or bus, so easy! When it rained the hotel gave us umbrellas! Bicycles could also be had. Room had only a double bed and the closet was tiny; we loved Kyoto anyway!

By on Apr 9, 2010