Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Shijo Street

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Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

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Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking | Down duvets, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
2 restaurants, lunch, dinner served; Chinese cuisine
Interior entrance
Japanese Style Room, Non Smoking | Bathroom | Combined shower/bathtub, free toiletries, hair dryer, slippers

Overview of Karasuma Kyoto Hotel


Very good

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Karasuma Shijo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 600-8412
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Self parking
  • Business centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
  • Meeting room
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Non Smoking

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

  • 22 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds

Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

  • 22 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed

Japanese Style Room, Non Smoking

  • 18 sq m
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 Single Futon

Superior Triple Room, Non Smoking

  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Single Beds

Twin Room, Non Smoking (25m2)

  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Single Beds

Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Smoking

  • 22 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Central Kyoto
  • Shijo Street - 2 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 5 min walk
  • Kawaramachi Street - 13 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 20 min walk
  • Yasaka Shrine - 22 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 25 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 31 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 34 min walk
  • Heian Shrine - 41 min walk
  • Pontocho Alley - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 54 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 92 min drive
  • Shijo Station - 1 min walk
  • Karasuma Station - 3 min walk
  • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station - 13 min walk
  • Gojo Station - 8 min walk
  • Karasuma Oike Station - 12 min walk
  • Nijojo-mae Station - 22 min walk


  • スターバックス - 1 min walk
  • サイゼリヤ - 1 min walk
  • 松屋 - 1 min walk
  • カフェ・ベローチェ - 1 min walk
  • ルボンヴィーヴル ザ ロイヤルパークホテル 京都四条店 - 1 min walk

About this property

Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

Karasuma Kyoto Hotel offers a great location, putting you within a 15-minute walk of Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi Street. The cocktail bar is a great place to grab a drink, and guests looking for a bite to eat can visit Toh-Lee Chinese, one of 2 restaurants, which serves Chinese cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Also, Nijō Castle and Kiyomizu Temple are a short five-minute drive away. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Gojo Station is 8 minutes and Karasuma Oike Station is 12 minutes.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 231 rooms
  • Arranged over 14 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property's restaurants serve lunch from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM and dinner from 5:30-7:30 PM; reservations are required 1 day in advance for dinner.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • On-site self-parking (JPY 2000 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Conference space (4521 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1983
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Banquet hall


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchairs available on site

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Electronic bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Toh-Lee Chinese – This restaurant specialises in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.
Anchor Bar – On-site cocktail bar. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A city tax may be collected at the property. The city tax ranges from JPY 200–1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately JPY 2178 per person


  • Self-parking costs JPY 2000 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels etc). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Karasuma Kyoto Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Karasuma Kyoto Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel?
Yes. Self-parking costs JPY 2000 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
Are there restaurants at or near Karasuma Kyoto Hotel?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring Chinese cuisine.
What's the area around Karasuma Kyoto Hotel like?
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is a short 8-minute walk from Gojo Station and 5 minutes' walk from Nishiki Market.



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10/10 Exceptional

PARAVINEE, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It’s in a very convenient place and good room condition
Zhu, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Karasuma Kyoto hotel
It was a nice place to stay and shopping. The place was very near Train station and it all shopping centre areas and food
May, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

Good location
It was very old and felt uncleaned. Location was good though
Werner, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Pros: Check in was smooth, staff was polite. Hotel is easy to find. Cons: The room was big but bathroom extremely tiny The ventilation/air conditioning was very little. I couldn’t sleep at night because it was too hot (it was autumn) The pillows are extremely soft and flat
Kiran, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Must stay in this hotel.
Convenience and near to station. There is a Starbucks at the lift lobby. The room is in super clean condition. The down side is the room is very warm during our stay. Maybe due to the cold weather outside. They include breakfast and have e wide spread of food.
Serene, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Older hotel but good service and location
John, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Old building, poor AC. A little bit dusty, feels itchy on skin
2-night trip
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General property information

Check-In Time
2:00 PM
Check-Out Time
11:00 AM