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Located near traditional houses and temples, contemporary Hotel Karasuma Kyoto offers easy access to transport links. It features a restaurant, a bar and rooms with free high-speed internet.

Kyoto Karasuma Hotel is a less than a 5-minute stroll from both Karasuma Station and Shijo Station. It is a 10-minute walk from downtown area Shijo-Kawaramachi, and 20-minutes from Nijo Castle.

The cosy rooms are fitted with air conditioning, heating and an en suite bathroom. They are comfortably furnished with satellite TV, a radio and a refrigerator. An air humidifier is available for rent.

Hotel Karasuma Kyoto has a 24-hour front desk, which provides luggage storage and currency exchange. Laundry and ironing services are available.

Restaurant Toh Lee serves authentic Chinese cuisine, and can arrange private dining rooms. Bar Anchor specialises in seasonal cocktails and whiskies, and there is a coffee shop on the lobby floor.

This is our guests' favourite part of Kyoto, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Karasuma Kyoto Hotel has been welcoming guests since 9 Feb 2010.

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Situated in the real heart of Kyoto, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.5

Breakfast info

Asian, American

Private parking at the hotel

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

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  • The staff speak English

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Kyoto Shigaku Kaikan Conference Hall
    0.1 miles
  • Spa Nursery Japan
    0.2 miles
  • Nishiki-yu Public Bath
    0.3 miles
  • Foot Therapy Kawaramachi Sanjo
    0.3 miles
  • Baan Lana
    0.4 miles
  • Nishiki Market
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Old Rissei Elementary School
    0.7 miles
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
    0.7 miles
  • Gion Shijo Station
    0.7 miles
  • Samurai Kembu Kyoto
    1 miles
  • Nijo Castle
    1.1 miles
  • Kyoto Station
    1.1 miles
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple
    1.2 miles
  • Shoren-in Temple
    1.4 miles
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    1.5 miles
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
    1.5 miles
Public transport
  • Metro Shijo Station
    0 miles
  • Train Karasuma Station
    0.1 miles
  • Metro Gojo Station
    0.5 miles
  • Train Kawaramachi Station
    0.6 miles
Closest airports
  • Itami Airport
    23.6 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    39.6 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    48.8 miles
How to get to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel from Itami Airport
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Facilities of Karasuma Kyoto Hotel
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs JPY 1500 per day.
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

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Until 11:00 hours


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Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 4 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that buffet will not be served until further notice. The property will serve alternatively.

- Directions -
From JR Kyoto Station, take Karasuma Subway Line to Shijo Subway Station. The hotel is located just steps from Exit 6 of the station, right next to a Starbucks Coffee.

An accommodation tax per person per night is not included in the price and needs to be paid at the property.

FAQs about Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

  • Check-in at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel by:

    • Car 1h

  • Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is 1,000 yards from the centre of Kyoto.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Parking garage

  • Room options at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Quadruple
    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Guests staying at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian
    • American

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