The Blossom is a large and stylish hotel with extremely reasonable rates, an “onsen” bath on site, laundry facilities and efficient service. It’s a short walk south of downtown.
Deluxe twin room
The Blossom Kyoto At A Glance
- Great for: couples, families, solo travelers
- Strong points: stylish, reasonable rates, laundry facilities, “onsen” bath on site
- Sample rates: from US$150 to $400 per night
Blossom Kyoto exterior view
If you’re looking for a solid hotel with rates that hover on the border of budget and midrange, you’ll be happy with the Blossom. It’s got everything you need for a pleasant stay in Kyoto and the location is pretty convenient: not far from downtown and Kyoto Station, and both the subway and Keihan Line within easy walking distance.
The “onsen” bath in the basement is a nice touch. You’ll also like the welcome drink (matcha) and friendly and efficient staff. Families will definitely like the spacious quad rooms, which have four single beds and a small dining area.
All in all, this is one of the better hotel values in Kyoto. It’s a great choice in the budget/midrange price bracket.
Name in English:
The Blossom Kyoto
Name in Japanese:
ザ ブラッサム 京都
140-2 Manjuji-cho, Gojo-dori-Higashinotoin-higashiiru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan 600-8104
Price range: moderate
2 minutes’ walk from Gojo Station (exit 1) of Subway Karasuma Line
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