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HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto

2.5-star2.5 stars
698-2 Kakimoto-cho, Gojo-nishiInokuma-dori Shimogyo-ku, KyotoKyoto-fu600-8357Japan

Within easy reach of Nijo Castle
  • Free WiFi
Value for money
Best value for money
Fantastic service
Great room
Location is ok
71See all 71 reviews
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HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto

from $30
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed, Smoking
  • Single Room, Non Smoking (xxxx)
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Smoking
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Twin Room, Smoking
  • Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Single Room, Smoking
  • Single Room, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Single Room, Smoking
  • Deluxe Single Room, Non Smoking
  • Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Twin Room, Smoking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 46 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 9 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo
  • HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto Gojo
  • LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo


This property will accept and store luggage in advance for guests only from the day before check-in until check-in. Guests need to notify the property in advance if they will be sending luggage prior to check-in. Luggage sent in advance without prior notification may not be accepted. By law, the property cannot accept and store valuables, perishables, or living things. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

Optional extras

Self parking costs JPY 1500 per night

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

What’s around HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Nijo Castle - 24 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 40 min walk
  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 16 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 21 min walk
  • Toji Temple - 26 min walk
  • Sanjusangendo Temple - 31 min walk
  • Gion Corner - 34 min walk

Getting around

  • Kyoto Shijo-omiya Station - 11 min walk
  • Kyoto Omiya Station - 12 min walk
  • Kyoto Karasuma Station - 19 min walk
  • Gojo Station - 10 min walk
  • Shijo Station - 18 min walk
  • Nijojo-mae Station - 22 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 71 reviews

HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Nice inexpensive hotel
The hotel was being renovated while I was there, so the condition wasn't great in some parts of the hotel, but I'm sure that is temporary. The staff were very helpful and the location is good. It's a 5 minute walk to Tambaguchi station and a 20 minute walk to Kyoto station where the shinkansen can be boarded. There is free wifi which is great. My only disappointments were the bed needed to be replaced and the wifi was not very good. Very spotty connection that often would hang for up to a minute several times an hour. If you need wifi to do work in the hotel, then you'll be frustrated. I would stay here again though and recommend it to others on a budget, so the good outweighed the bad.
A Traveler, us5 night business trip
HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto
Ok for short business stay
Fine for a short business stay, but can't recommend it too much for family vacation. They didn't have non-smoking rooms for us, so we stayed in the smoking rooms. Bathrooms are small; even by Japanese standards. There's a microwave in each room, but one of the rooms we had had a very noise AC unit. The location of the hotel is ok; there's only 3 parking spaces, so don't expect to park there for free as advertised. The wifi is slow, but manageable. The beds were mediocre at best. So ok, but not above average.
Greg, us2 night family trip
HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Nice hotel, but a little far from most activities. Always have to take a bus. Standard hotel for Japan.
erik, us4 night trip
HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Good price but not a good location
We only stayed one night in this hotel for leisure. The hotel is not in a good location for going around major tourism spots. Kyoto's bus direction is confusing and we wasted a lot of time in transport. I would rather stay close to Kyoto station next time.
Jie Tao, ca1 night trip with friends
HOTEL LiVEMAX Kyoto-Gojo, Kyoto
Rooms have no telephone hence you are cut out completely. The staff at reception does not speak English, hence non-Japanese beware. The staff have no idea about reservations to airport hence you have to make your own reservations. The inroom massages advertised so well cost 11,000 yen which is prohibitively expensive and overpriced for anybody.
A Traveler, in4 night business trip

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