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BJ Family House

  • Excellent5%
  • Very good16%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible52%
Dec 26, 2017
“Tatami prison cell”
Jan 11, 2017
“Tatami rooms are awesome.”
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Easy enough to find from the train station (15 min walk) and the woman at the desk was friendly but speaks very little English. I think she might be Chinese? Led to our room at the top of the narrow stairs (first on the left)....More

Thank Saranger
Reviewed January 11, 2017

This is not a western style hotel with big rooms. All rooms are tatami mat style, and also rather small, yet comfy. The beds are futon mats, which might feel hard, matched with harder pillows and very comfy comforters. The bathroom is also small, yet...More

Thank PedroJapan
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Terrible, overpriced prison cell, we booked a few nights but only stayed 1, cut out losses and went to a nice hotel. Rip off and terrible service. Had to give a score out of 5 so gave a 1 because it would not allow -5....More

3  Thank Danny R
Reviewed November 4, 2016

This place has nothing to offer other than it is a 10 minute walk from the station. Mattresses pillows too hard ie rigid. Put jumpers in pillowcase. Tiny room no window decidedly dungeon like. Look elsewhere

1  Thank GraysP
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Booked a private sgl room with ensuite bathroom. Good for a solo traveller or 2 the most, recommended luggage size: 2 x 24" or 1 x 28". Was brought to another building BJ Family Inn, newer n cleaner. Convenient, about 8-10mins walk from Kyoto Main...More

1  Thank weelijing
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Price range
US$47 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$47 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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"Just don't come here"
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"get the only room with it own tiny bathroom (on the street side though)"
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