A very good value in the business hotel space, the Toyoko Inn Kyoto Gojo-Karasuma is one of the cheapest business hotels in town.
If you know the national Toyoko Inn chain, then you’ll know what to expect from this Kyoto branch: a small but efficient room with everything you need and an extremely reasonable rate. Despite the low price, all kinds of perks are included, like a simple breakfast and free nationwide telephone calls. This one is located on Karasuma-dori, roughly between Kyoto Station and Downtown Kyoto. Some have complained about thin walls and lack of wifi in rooms (there’s only LAN cable access), but at these prices? Come on!
Name in English:
Toyoko Inn Kyoto Gojo-karasuma
Name in Japanese:
393 Gojokarasuma-cho, Matsubara-sagaru, Karasuma-dori, Simogyo-ku
Price: cheap to moderate
Internet: free wifi and LAN cable access
Non-smoking rooms: Yes
3min walk from Gojo Station Exit 2, Karasuma subway line
Official site (English)
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