The Palace Side Hotel

3 star hotel


Kamigyo-ku Karasumadori Shimodachiuri Agaru Okakuen-cho 380 KyotoSee nearby area


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Overlooking the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park, this excellent-value hotel has a lot going for it, starting with a friendly English-speaking staff, great service, washing machines, an on-site restaurant, well-maintained rooms and free internet terminals. The rooms are small but serviceable.

Our independent authors have visited The Palace Side Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Central Kyoto.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Guest services
    • 24-hour front desk
  • Recreation
    • Bicycle rental
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Restaurant (buffet)
    • Restaurant (à la carte)
    • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Available

Description provided by property

The Palace Side Hotel is located across the Kyoto Imperial Palace, a 3-minute walk from Marutamachi Subway Station. Simply furnished, it offers massage services, a coin-operated laundrette and rooms with free wired internet.

Air-conditioned guestrooms are fitted with a fridge, tea/coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The en suite bathroom comes with toiletries and a bathtub.

The hotel has a shared kitchen for guests’ convenience. Bicycle rental is available for easy exploration of the area. Luggage storage is available at the 24-hour front desk.

Cafe Fermata serves the daily buffet breakfast, with a spread of local and Western dishes. The cafe-restaurant specialises in Western food, and offers views of the Imperial Garden.

Hotel Palace Side is a 15-minute drive from The Heian Jingu Shrine and Shimogamo Shrine.

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