Karasuma Kyoto  3 stars

Karasuma Shijo, Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto, 600-8412, Kyoto, Japan, 600-8412  show mapSave
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Karasuma Kyoto is a 3-star property offering a ballroom and live entertainment in the heart of Kyoto. The hotel opened in 1983, offering accommodation in 14 storey building designed in traditional architecture.

Set in busy Kyoto, minutes away from Kiyomizu Temple, Nijo Castle and Gion. Just 20 minutes from the center of Kyoto.

The hotel is situated near a temple, museums and a castle.

Fast access to Itami airport within 40km is provided.


Guests are offered 250 beautiful hotel rooms equipped with individual climate control, a kitchen, satellite TV, a work desk and ironing facilities. Guestrooms offer contemporary interior and carpet floor.


Breakfast is served in the dining area each morning. Dishes of authentic cuisine are served in the seasonal restaurant. Whiskies can be savored in the lounge bar.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 


Guests will benefit from an ironing service, a wake up service and wedding services and also appreciate luggage storage, a lift and currency exchange available on-site.


Hotel high-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is JPY 1260 per day.

Number of floors   14.  Number of rooms   251.

City Center Kyoto - 4300 ft
Airports Itami (ITM) - 23.4 mi, Kobe (UKB) - 39.7 mi
Train Stations Kyoto Railway Station - 1.2 mi, Nishioji Station - 2.2 mi
Restaurants The Buffet Style SARA (cuisine: Continental) - 100 ft, Kimukatsukyototen (cuisine: Japanese) - 100 ft
Parks JR Kyoto Isetan - 300 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access



from  12 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of JPY 2376 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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      Karasuma Kyoto LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Underground stations
      • Train stations
      • Parks
      • Tourist attractions
      • Museums
      • Convention centers
      • Stadiums
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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      • Kyoto Municipal Zoo
        1.6 mi
      Popular areas
      • Ponto-cho
        3700 ft
      • City Center
        4000 ft
      Places of interest
      • Nijo Castle (nijo-jo)
        4300 ft
      • 4600 ft
      • Goldener Pavilion
        5000 ft
      • Kiyomizu Temple
        1.1 mi
      • Kyoto
        1.2 mi
      • myoren-ji
        2.2 mi
      • Fushimi Inari
        2.5 mi
      • chemin des philosophes
        2.6 mi
      • ginkaku-ji
        2.7 mi
      • daitoku-ji
        2.9 mi
      Train stations
      Monuments and Landmarks
      • Nishi Hongan-ji Temple
        4600 ft
      • Nijo Castle
        5000 ft
      • Chion-in temple
        1.3 mi
      • 1.5 mi
      • Heian Shrine
        1.6 mi
      • Kyoto Nishikyogoku Stadium
        2.6 mi
      • Kyoto National Museum
        1.1 mi
      • Shoren-in temple
        1.4 mi
      • The Philosopher's Walk
        2.4 mi
      Universities, Institutes
      • Doshisha University
        1.8 mi
      • Kyoto University
        2.1 mi

      Local Attractions

      • Gion
        1.0 mi
        Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Kahitsukan, Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art
        5000 ft
        271 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Rokudochinnoji Temple
        5200 ft
        595 Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
      • Kyoto Tower
        1.1 mi
        Karasuma Shichijo sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
      • Yasaka Shrine
        1.1 mi
        625 Gion Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

      Near the hotel

      • JR Kyoto Isetan
        300 ft
        Higashishiokojicho, Shiokoji-kudaru, Karasumadori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
      • Bukoji
        1400 ft
        397 Shinkai-cho Bukojikudaru Takakurastreet, Kyoto
      • Chohoji Temple
        1800 ft
        248 Donomaecho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
      • Museum of Kyoto
        2600 ft
        At Sanjo and Takakura Sts, Kyoto
      • Nishiki Tenmangu
        2600 ft
        537 Nakanocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
      • Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto
        2700 ft
        706-3 Dongeinmaecho Ayakoji, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
      • Teramachi Street
        2900 ft
        Uematsu-cho, Shimogyuo-ku, Kyoto

      Restaurants Nearby

      • The Buffet Style SARA

        66% likes this, based on 14 reviews
        Cuisine: Continental

        100 ft
        Suiginyacho, Shimogyoku

        Phone: +81 75-353-5943

      • Kimukatsukyototen

        66% likes this, based on 44 reviews
        Cuisine: Japanese

        100 ft
        Suiginyacho, Shimogyoku

        Phone: +81 75-352-1129

      • Natural Kitchen Koji COCON

        63% likes this, based on 38 reviews
        Cuisine: Japanese
        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 30

        100 ft
        620 Suiginyacho, Shimogyoku

        Phone: +81 75-353-5788

      • Suhorumu Cafe Plus Dining

        75% likes this, based on 10 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 9 - USD 11

        100 ft
        620 Suiginyacho, Shimogyoku

        Phone: +81 75-353-5644

      • Kyo no Obanzai Kyohyakuna

        67% likes this, based on 49 reviews
        Cuisine: Japanese

        300 ft
        901 East Shiokojimachi, Shiokoji-kudaru, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku

        Phone: +81 75-365-8733

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