Kyoto Kokusai Hotel

Horikawadori Nijojomae, Kyoto, Japan  show map
 4 stars
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Kyoto Kokusai Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Breakfast
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Kyoto Kokusai Hotel is a 4-star hotel located in the center of Kyoto. Opened in 1961, the comfortable hotel attracts visitors with its ancient architecture.

A short walk will take you to Seiganji Temple, Kannonji Temple and Kiyomizu Temple in 20 minutes. The property is located 2km away from Kyoto city center with museums, a castle and a palace nearby.

The property enjoys a central location within a 40-minute drive to Itami.

Rooms

All 274 modern guestrooms feature a seating area, ironing facilities, flat-screen TV, climate control and a refrigerator. Guests will find en suite bathroom with toiletries, a shower and a bathtub in the rooms with an European décor.

Eat & Drink

The property offers a traditional restaurant serving seasonal cuisine. The small bar serves a selection of coffee.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs JPY 2000 per person per night. 

Services

A business center, a conference room and internet connection available at Kyoto Kokusai Hotel will help you stay productive.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   274.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Shiatsu massage
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-Bar
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of JPY 3465 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Kyoto Kokusai Hotel Kyoto location
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Hotel Address:

Horikawadori Nijojomae, Kyoto, Japan

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City Center
  • Kyoto
    5000 ft
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    23.6 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    39.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kyoto Railway Station
    2.1 mi
  • Nishioji Station
    2.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Kyoryori Horikawa (cuisine: Japanese)
    100 ft
  • Kani Doraku Kyoto honten (cuisine: Japanese)
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    274

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Rooms and availability

Kyoto Kokusai Hotel Double Room
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Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 445 sq. feet
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How to reach hotel

hotel Kyoto Kokusai Hotel Kyoto location
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Hotel Address:

Horikawadori Nijojomae, Kyoto, Japan

Get directions
City Center
  • Kyoto
    5000 ft
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    23.6 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    39.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kyoto Railway Station
    2.1 mi
  • Nishioji Station
    2.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Kyoryori Horikawa (cuisine: Japanese)
    100 ft
  • Kani Doraku Kyoto honten (cuisine: Japanese)
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    274

Hotel Awards

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Kyoto Kokusai Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo - 1.9 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center - 4600 ft
  • Ponto-cho - 1.1 mi

Places of interest

  • Nijo Castle (nijo-jo) - 400 ft
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 1700 ft
  • Goldener Pavilion - 4300 ft
  • Gion district - 1.4 mi
  • myoren-ji - 1.5 mi
  • Kyoto - 1.9 mi
  • daitoku-ji - 2.1 mi
  • chemin des philosophes - 2.5 mi
  • ginkaku-ji - 2.7 mi

Train stations

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Nijo Castle - 1400 ft
  • Imperial Palace - 5000 ft
  • Nishi Hongan-ji Temple - 1.5 mi
  • Heian Shrine - 1.7 mi
  • Chion-in temple - 1.7 mi

Stadiums

  • Kyoto Nishikyogoku Stadium - 2.5 mi

Museums

  • Kyoto National Museum - 1.9 mi

Parks

  • Shoren-in temple - 1.7 mi
  • The Philosopher's Walk - 2.4 mi
  • Kyoto Botanic Garden - 2.5 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Doshisha University - 1.2 mi
  • Kyoto University - 1.8 mi

Local Attractions

  • Kannonji Temple - 5100 ft
    Nanahonmatsu Demizu Sagaru, Sanbancho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
  • Seimei Shrine - 1.0 mi
    806 Horikawadori Ichijo agaru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
  • Bukoji - 1.0 mi
    397 Shinkai-cho Bukojikudaru Takakurastreet, Kyoto
  • Mibudera - 5200 ft
    Mibunaginomiyacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
  • Nishiki Tenmangu - 1.0 mi
    537 Nakanocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

Near the hotelNear the hotel

  • Nijo Jinya - 1700 ft
    137, Omiyacho-Sanbo, Kyoto
  • Kyotofu Kyuhonkan - 3000 ft
    Shimotachidori Kamigyoku, Kyoto
  • Chohoji Temple - 3100 ft
    248 Donomaecho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
  • Museum of Kyoto - 3300 ft
    At Sanjo and Takakura Sts, Kyoto
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum - 2100 ft
    Karasuma-dori Oike-agaru, Kyoto
  • Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto - 3100 ft
    706-3 Dongeinmaecho Ayakoji, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
  • Horino Memorial Museum - 3100 ft
    172 Kameyacho, Sakaimachidori Nijo-agaru, Kyoto

Restaurants Nearby

  • Kyoryori Horikawa - 100 ft

    Address: Horikawadori Nijojomae, Nakagyo-ku
    Phone: +81 75-222-1111

    Cuisine: Japanese

  • Lajolla - 1500 ft

    Address: 536-8 Warayacho, Kamigyo-ku
    Phone: +81 75-821-4745

    70% likes this, based on 38 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Mexican, Californian
    Price Range: USD 11 - USD 38

  • Ailes - 2100 ft

    Address: 342-1 Enpukujicho, Nakagyoku
    Phone: +81 75-223-3322

    76% likes this, based on 9 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 32

  • Kani Doraku Kyoto honten - 1300 ft

    Address: Authority of Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto Article 3 Teramachi corner
    Phone: +81 75-211-0671

    82% likes this, based on 28 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese

  • Rojimon - 1600 ft

    Address: 71 Shinmeicho, Nakagyoku
    Phone: +81 75-212-9393

    Cuisine: Bar

Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    274

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Kyoto Kokusai Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kyoto Kokusai Hotel

Individual guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The rooms are big and spacious by Japanese standards. They feature a very 60s interior deco, including radios!

    It's not particularly central, and there are not that many good places to eat in the vicinity.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Handy ice machine next to the room. Spacious room and nice staff.

    Room needs to be refurbished as it looks outdated.

  • Couple
    7.8

    I liked mostly the location of the hotel in front of the Nijo Castle. Easy access to bus and subway.

    Old fashion furniture.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    The buffet breakfast was enjoyable and delicious. One of the female receptionists were very polite.

    We didn't like the strong smell of cigarette smoke throughout the hotel and the fact that people were permitted to smoke in the lounge area on the first floor. The air conditioning did not work properly.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Just opposite a great Kyoto attraction, Nijo Castle and the train station. The staff at the hotel was extremely knowledgable about the sights in Kyoto and gave very good suggestions.

  • Couple
    5.4

    The good location of the hotel

    Even though we requested a non smoking room, we received a smoking room since the hotel was fully booked. We couldn't stay at the hotel comfortably. The hotel could have actually informed us if there is no more non smoking room available, so we could find other hotel, but they didn't bother do that

  • Couple
    6.6

    The hotel is opposite Nijo castle and you can easily catch a bus (with 3 bus lines) from the front of the hotel to Kyoto station (about a 15-20 minute ride). The subway station is also quite close, about a 10 minute walk away. Rooms are a decent size and good value for money.

    The hotel is quite big and busy and seems to cater to local tourists. The decor is more functional than pleasing - the place is slightly shabby looking - but it wasn't something that bothered us as we were out most of the time.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Excellent location - just next to the castle and very close to subway and bus stations. Large, very nice room. Professional staff.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Spacious room with great view. Close to subway and local JR train station, but a bit far from real downtown area with restaurants and bars.

  • Group of friends
    4.2

    Very dated hotel that is in need of refurbishment. The bed was not too comfortable. Good shower!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Clean Hotel, friendly and helpfull staff, excellent location for sightseeing in Kyoto

  • Couple
    8.2

    The girl at the reception was extremely kind and spoke perfect English. Her suggestions on what to see and where were all excellent! The bell-boys were also quite kind. The hotel is conviniently located right in front of Nijo Palace. There's a 10-15min walk to the closest JR station (Nijo Station), from which you can easily go to the main Kyoto station. Some shinkansen stop at Nijo too. Free wi-fi at the lobby (not easy to find in Japan).

    The room was quite small (following Japanese standards)

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Outstanding location, very helpful desk staff, good views from our room, very good price for time of year and locaiton.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    We had a super room with a great view of Nijo castle at a very good price.

    Food/drink in the hotel was very expensive

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Very well located, with a subway entrance just a minute's walk away and directly opposite the entrance for Nijo castle.

How to reach hotel

hotel Kyoto Kokusai Hotel Kyoto location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Horikawadori Nijojomae, Kyoto, Japan

Get directions
City Center
  • Kyoto
    5000 ft
Airports
  • Itami (ITM)
    23.6 mi
  • Kobe (UKB)
    39.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kyoto Railway Station
    2.1 mi
  • Nishioji Station
    2.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Kyoryori Horikawa (cuisine: Japanese)
    100 ft
  • Kani Doraku Kyoto honten (cuisine: Japanese)
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    274

Hotel Awards

JapaneseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKyotoKyoto Kokusai Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Japan

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