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APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT

Star Rating
3 out of 5



3.9 / 5Good
744 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Yasaka Shrine
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Gion Corner
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    6 min walk
  • Airport
    Osaka (ITM-Itami)
    53 min drive

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    About this area


    In the city center, APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT is in Kyoto's Gion neighborhood, an area with good shopping. Kiyomizu Temple and Heian Shrine are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Philosopher's Walk and Lake Biwa. Check out an event or a game at Kyoto Racecourse, and consider making time for Kyoto Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient to public transportation: Sanjo Keihan Station is 10 minutes by foot and Higashiyama Station is 10 minutes.

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    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Yasaka Shrine - 3 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Gion Corner - 4 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Pontocho - 6 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Nishiki Market - 12 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Kawaramachi - 3 min drive

    Getting around

    • Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station - 5 min walk
    • Sanjo Keihan Station - 10 min walk
    • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 80 min drive


    • Saisyun – Serves breakfast daily.

    About this property

    APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT

    Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are onsite. All 154 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and LCD TVs. Guests will also find free wired Internet, refrigerators, and electric kettles.



    Check-in between 3 PM - 4 AM
    Late check-in subject to availability


    Check-out before 11 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


    • Pets not allowed

    Property payment types

    American Express
    Diners Club
    JCB International

    Important information


    • A city tax will be collected at the property effective October 1, 2018. 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.

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 1500 for adults and JPY 900 for children (approximately)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    We should mention

    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.

    Property is also known as

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    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

    Parking and transportation

    • Limited parking spaces
    • Discounted parking nearby

    Food and drink

    • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: JPY 1500 for adults and JPY 900 for children
    • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
    • 1 bar

    Family friendly

    • Dry cleaning service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Refrigerator


    • Banquet hall
    • Front-desk safe

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Japanese

    Business services

    • Meeting rooms


    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Down comforter


    • Deep soaking bathtub
    • Electronic bidet
    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    • Shower/tub combination


    • 40-inch LCD TV
    • Digital channels
    • Pay movies

    Food and drink

    • Electric kettle
    • Refrigerator


    • Desk
    • In-room massage
    • Slippers

    Nearby things to do


    • Bicycle rentals

    Where to eat

    • Saisyun – Serves breakfast daily.
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    I would prefer they ask if I want clean towels and single use bottled water

    Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Starbucks attached to the hotel. Had a great price for an amazing experience! Wonderful staff.

    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Clean, good space, friendly staff, great location.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    The hotel provided everything, toothbrushes, towels, slippers, even yakatas. We had an awesome room with a great view. We’ll look for APA hotels in our future travels!

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

    4/5 Good

    Easy access, great location for sightseeing, I defiantly would recommend for this hotel.

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

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