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APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto

3-star3 stars
533 Shiokoji-cho,ShichijosagaruHigashinotoin-dori,Shimogyo-ku, KyotoKyoto600-8212Japan, 800-491-6126

City-center hotel, steps from Kyoto Tower
  • Free WiFi
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  • WE stayed two nights at this hotel. The hotel room was small, but adequate. The room…Oct 11, 2018
  • I have stayed here a couple of times. I like it because it’s very convenient, right…Oct 5, 2018
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APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto

More Info: 866-539-8117

  • Single Room, Smoking
  • Single Room, Non Smoking
  • Economy Double Room, Non Smoking
  • Economy Double Room, Smoking
  • Double Room, Smoking
  • Double Room, Non Smoking

What’s around APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Higashi Honganji Temple (3-minute walk)
  • Toji Temple (15-minute walk)
  • Kiyomizu Temple (21-minute walk)
  • Yasaka Shrine (23-minute walk)
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine (24-minute walk)
  • Heian Shrine (33-minute walk)
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (36-minute walk)
  • Togetsukyo Bridge (5 mi / 8.1 km)

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 48 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 82 min drive
  • Kyoto Station - 6 min walk
  • Kyoto Shichijo Station - 9 min walk
  • Kyoto Kiyomizu-gojo Station - 17 min walk
  • Kujo Station - 12 min walk
  • Gojo Station - 13 min walk
  • Shijo Station - 21 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 139 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 10 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 20

Travelling with others


  • Children (15 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Microwave in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2004
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 50-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


SEATTLES BEST COFFEE - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

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  • APA Villa
  • APA Villa Hotel
  • APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae
  • APA Villa Kyoto-Ekimae
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  • APA Villa Hotel Kyoto Ekimae


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.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A city tax will be collected at the property effective October 1, 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.

Optional extras

Self parking costs JPY 1500 per night

Refrigerators are available for an additional charge

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 1100 per person (approximately)

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

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 568 reviews

APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto
Thanks but no thanks
We did not enjoy our stay at this hotel. Although the staff was nice, we immediately had a bad feeling about our room the moment we stuck our room key in and opened the door. It was extremely small and there was a loud buzzing noise coming from the bathroom. We sat our luggage down and began to investigation what that noise was. Apparently it was the bathroom fan and we wanted to shut it off but there was a sign on the switch that said it must be on 24 hours of each day. When we were going to sleep, we decided to turn it off because it was so loud even with the bathroom door closed. The next morning as we used the bathroom, there was a horrible smell, one that would resemble a hobo so now we understand why the fan had to be on 24/7. Also in our room was a tv that was fair too big for the size of the room. We decided to turn on the tv in hopes to muffle the sound of the fan. Turns out, you have to pay for access to tv entertainment. We were so glad we only booked our stay for one night.
A Traveler, usRomance trip
APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Reliable Business Hotel
Neat and clean. Decent pricing. Comfortable stay
Yuya, us1 night business trip
APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
A very small room on western standards but the room was better than I expected for the price I paid in such a convenient location.
Brett, us1 night trip
APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto
Great location, overpriced, TEENY TINY rooms
I stayed here with my husband and brother for 2 nights, I booked 2 rooms through I don't recommend this place, despite the 2' walk to Kyoto station and decent breakfast. It is overpriced and the rooms are ridiculously small. I would rather walk a few extra minutes to the station to be in a room where I can open my suitcase without asking my husband to climb onto the bed or leave the room to free up space. ;) Pros: 1)The biggest selling point is its proximity to Kyoto Station - 2' walk. We made day trips from Kyoto to Nara, Osaka, etc, the JR trains/Shinkansens for which depart from Kyoto Station. Also buses and trains to various destinations in Kyoto leave from Kyoto station. So, the proximity certainly helps. 2)The buffet breakfast is pretty good with a selection Western and Eastern fare. Cons: 1) Rooms here are ridiculously small compared to any other hotel room I have stayed in. I routinely stay in New York City hotels as well as hotels in Europe. 2)Moreover, the tiny rooms are jam packed with useless amenities further taking up space that does not exist - our room had an air purifier gadget in addition to the AC, 2 air freshener spray bottles, several magazines, a huge flat screen TV, some sort of electric kettle in addition to coffee maker, and bunch of other knick knacks I had no use for. 3) Given the room size, the place is significantly overpriced compared to the 4 other hotels in Japan we stayed in(Kyoto, Tokyo and Miyajima)
Mandrita, us2 night family trip
APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto
AC broken in a small stuff room
Our booked room was booking as "smoking" due to availability. Our AC and air purifier were both not working making the tiny smoky room a bit unbearable. The hotel was advertised to have AC but when we contacted the manager on duty there was no clear reason why ours was out of service
JAMES, us2 night romance trip

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APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae, Kyoto

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