Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo

52 Kasaboko-cho, Shijo-dori Aburanokoji Higashi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8494, Japan | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto

An Introduction to Japan

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys


Arriving Japan makes for a pleasant surprise: the place is orderly, clean, and generally in good condition.

First there is Kansai Airport, the Renzo Piano masterpiece that is a pleasure to use. Airport terminal buildings in the early days of flight were portals to a great experience, and their architecture reflected this (anyone lucky …

Deer...Messengers from God

A travel blog entry by


Today I decided to venture outside the city limits of Kyoto to explore the mysterious lands of Nara. This city, located just an hour by train South of Kyoto was the nation's first capital of Japan. The ancient city of Nara is full of riches as evidenced by the 8 World Heritages sites located in the rather small Japanese city. Among them are Todai- …

Raney Day in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by tylerraney


Two cultural visits today and no sun in sight. I just had time to eat a granola bar before we left. It was pouring outside we had to a lot of walking around the Kyomizu temple and the Fushini Inari Shrine. First up was the Kyomizu temple. It was located deep in the mountain side, with trees surrounding it. It kind of reminded me of Rivendell (LOTR …

Kyoto Arrival

A travel blog entry by tylerraney


Our big trip to Kyoto was today. Had to be ready by 10:30am and all packed up. After getting to Tokyo station about hour early we just chilled by our luggage and ate my Subway sub I got before we left. The bullet train was awesome, we could recline our chairs back really far. I think I was only awake for about a half hour of the train ride. We …

TGI Fridays

A travel blog entry by tylerraney


Happy Birthday from the future Wes! Today we went to visit the Nijo Castle in central Kyoto. Jaime decided to take us all around Kyoto before getting to the castle : ( . It was very pretty with all of the gardens and ponds around the main building. Inside the floors squeak like birds, I guess the Japanese did this on purpose but I forget the …

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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 ReviewsHotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo

    Reviewed by johnsjourneys

    Small, But Quite Satisfactory

    Reviewed May 5, 2013
    by (54 reviews) , Taiwan Flag of Taiwan

    Quite a long walk from the railway and bus station, but the location is quite convenient once the bus routes are mastered.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding