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Overview of THE GENERAL KYOTO Yamatooji

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Guest reviews

4.6 / 5Wonderful
81 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationKyoto MINAMIZA Theatre2 min walk
Popular LocationPontocho3 min walk
RestaurantYakatori Tarokichi1 min walk
RestaurantDatten Italian Bar1 min walk
AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)57 min drive

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  • Room

    Room amenities

    • 140 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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About this area

Kyoto

Located in Kyoto's Gion neighbourhood, THE GENERAL KYOTO Yamatooji is near a train station. Pontocho and Kawaramachi are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Philosopher's Walk and Lake Biwa. Kyoto Aquarium and Toei Kyoto Studio Park are not to be missed. Our guests love the hotel's central location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre - 2 min walk
  • Pontocho - 3 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 6 min walk
  • Yasaka Shrine - 8 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Gion-shijo Station - 3 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 9 min walk
  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 57 min drive

Restaurants

  • Yakatori Tarokichi - 1 min walk
  • Datten Italian Bar - 1 min walk
  • Sushi Taka - 1 min walk
  • Shokudou Terasu - 1 min walk
  • Zen Café - 1 min walk

About this property

THE GENERAL KYOTO Yamatooji

3-star Kyoto hotel in Gion, walk to Kawaramachi
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hotel has a snack bar/deli and coffee/tea in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning and laundry facilities are on-site. All 23 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus fridges and rainfall showerheads. Guests will also find down duvets, in-room massages and hairdryers.
THE GENERAL KYOTO Yamatooji offers 23 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary slippers. Beds feature down comforters. This Kyoto hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, toilets with an electronic bidet and hairdryers. In-room massages and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11 AM: JPY 2500 per person
1 bar
Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Fridge
Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

Lift
Water dispenser

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter

Languages spoken

English
Japanese

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Braille signage
In-room accessibility

More

Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Down comforter
Climate control (heating)
Linens

Bathroom

Electronic bidet
Hairdryer
Rainfall showerhead
Shower
Towels

Food and drink

Fridge

More

Electrical adapters/chargers
In-room massage
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Phone
Safe
Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests booked in Breakfast Included rates receive buffet breakfast from 6:30 AM to noon at a partner property located 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometers) away. Guests booked in Room Only rates may request buffet breakfast for an additional fee.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 7 May 2020 to 30 September 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective from 1 October 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200–1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night
  • Tourism fee: JPY 200 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2500 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Guests traveling with a service animal must contact the property prior to arrival.

We should mention

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file

Property is also known as

ENSO ANGO YAMATO 1
THE GENERAL KYOTO Yamatooji Hotel
THE GENERAL KYOTO Yamatooji Kyoto
THE GENERAL KYOTO Yamatooji Hotel Kyoto

Guest reviews

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
56
4 - Good
18
3 - Okay
7
2 - Mediocre
0
1 - Poor
0
4.9
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Good service. Minimalist hotel experience. Bunk beds in a very small room. Excellent Shower

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Will definitely book again =)

We stayed for a couple of days and enjoyed every bit of it. Great location and super friendly staff! Walking distance to Ninenzaka and Gion. Plus they have light breakfast and snacks during the afternoon.

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great property, great breakfast options provided and the shower is amazing, thanks for a great stay!

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Very nice and clean hotel. Near major sites. Near train station and bus stops.

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019