Court Hotel Shijo

Address: 698 Myodenji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8472, Japan | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Kawaramachi/Karasuma/Shijo Omiya area of Kyoto, is near Nishiki Market, Pontocho, Takashimaya, and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCourt Hotel Shijo Kyoto

    Reviewed by jhiscocks

    Court Hotel - great location and good price

    Reviewed Jun 17, 2010
    by (23 reviews) Toronto , Canada Flag of Canada

    Large bed, ensuite. Tv, fridge, hot water, desk. Close to a neighbourhood sento, and great location for the Nishiki market.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Court Hotel Shijo Kyoto

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Kyoto


    A travel blog entry by fayandjames on Jun 07, 2015

    15 photos

    ... all painted in Orange. Lots of groups of school children were also visiting, each in a group of 4-5 and accompanied by a chaperone/guide/taxi driver. This has been a theme throughout each of the Japanese sights we've visited. We've been approached by these groups a couple of times and asked a series of questions (how long in Japan, favourite Japanese food etc. ) before being asked to pose for a group photo. Fay is keen to ask the students some questions back but ...


    A travel blog entry by nietsreuef on Apr 25, 2015

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    A travel blog entry by kim-davis on Feb 01, 2015

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    A travel blog entry by ginanao on Oct 13, 2014

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    A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152 on Mar 22, 2014

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    ... I could do to conceal my laughter. I’m literally shaking in silent amusement, with Bryan and Michelle laughing silently at my reaction. Luckily it was a short ride to the top, and I was able hold out until then.

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