Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande is a new 4-star hotel located just 5 minutes’ walk from the south exit of Kyoto Station. With excellent facilities, multilingual staff, and comfortably furnished rooms, this hotel is extremely convenient for local transport networks and Kyoto sightseeing.
Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande has 272 guest rooms on 9 floors which are suitable for between 1 to 4 guests. Rooms come in a range of double rooms, and twin rooms, executive rooms and luxury suites. Room interiors are a sophisticated blend of modern comfort and convenience with traditional Japanese style.
In each room you will find a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an electric kettle, an alarm clock, a wardrobe and a safety deposit box. All beds are fitted with top-brand Simmons bedding for a perfect night’s sleep. Traditional yukata style nightwear and slippers are also supplied for the guests’ comfort. Rooms are also equipped with a “handy” smartphone, full air conditioning, an air purifier, and a Nespresso coffee machine. Executive rooms are equipped with matcha machines for the perfect cup of powdered green tea. A free Wi-Fi internet service is available in all the guest rooms. All rooms are non-smoking.
All rooms have their own private bathroom and toilet and these are equipped with a shower, a bath tub, a complete set of towels, a hair dryer, and a full set of complimentary toiletries which includes a toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner and body soap.
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Breakfast & Dining
All day dining is available on the ground floor at the La Terrazza Italian style restaurant. An all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast is served here daily from 6.30-10.00. Before tax this breakfast costs 3,200 yen for adults and 2,500 yen for children aged 6 to 12 years old.
Pasta, pizza and steaks fresh off the grill are available for lunch and for that you can expect to pay between 3,200 and 4,500 yen. For dinner there is a full menu of grill cuisine for which you can expect to pay between 6,000 and 30,000 yen. Outdoor terrace seating is available for those who would like to watch the world go by as they enjoy their meal. A full room service menu is also available.
Other Services & Facilities
Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande boasts a 24-hour front desk with multilingual staff speaking nine different languages including English, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, German, Italian, French, and Dutch! The hotel concierge can help you with enquiries regarding sightseeing recommendations, as well as restaurant and taxi bookings.
Free Wi-Fi is available in all the public areas of the hotel.
This hotel has a fitness center and spa on the 2nd floor and a business corner on the 1st floor.
There is one designated smoking area in the hotel but all other public areas are strictly non-smoking.
The top floor executive lounge is available for those staying on the executive floors 7 to 9. Here guests can enjoy free coffee, tea, snacks and cocktails. A breakfast buffet is also served here between 7.00 and 10.00.
Check in time is at 14.00 and check out time is at 11.00. Before checking in and after checking out luggage can be stored at reception for free. Luggage can also be sent directly to the hotel in advance of your stay.
A limited amount of outdoor parking is available for a fee on a first-come first-served basis.
Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto Location Map
Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande is situated on the south east side of Kyoto Station and from the station’s Hachijo East Exit you can walk there in just 5 minutes. This makes the hotel especially convenient for JR, Kintetsu, Kyoto city subway and shinkansen (bullet train) rail services. The airport limousine bus terminals for Kansai International Airport and Osaka Itami Airport are also convenient as they are just a 5 minute walk from this hotel. This location is also ideal for sightseeing attractions such as Toji Temple, Kyoto Tower, and the Kyoto Railway Museum.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.