FAQs from our guests are listed here

FAQs from our guests are listed here

Rooms and Accommodation

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Check-in is from 3:00 p.m., check-out is by 11:00 a.m.

What kinds of rooms do you have?

There are Hollywood Twin and Double rooms at the hotel. Of the 34 Hollywood Twins, 24 are connecting rooms that can be used together to accommodate parties of up to four people (across two rooms). For details on our guest rooms, please click here.

Do all rooms have internet access?

Yes, at karaksa hotels free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms and throughout the hotel.

Do guest room TVs have HDMI ports?

We are sorry, but HDMI ports are not available on the TVs in our guest rooms.

What channels are available on guest room TVs? Also, is it possible to watch TV programs in languages other than Japanese?

Local channels are available in all rooms. We are sorry, but multilingual programming is not available.

Is smoking permitted in any of the rooms?

Smoking is not permitted in any guest rooms, including vaporizers and e-cigarettes. However, a smoking area is available on the first floor.

Do you have a special rate for children?

Sorry, we do not have a child rate. Children aged seven and above are charged at the same rate as adults. Children aged six and under are also charged the same rate as adults if they require a separate bed.

Is there a charge for children who share bedding with their parents?

Children aged six and under may stay at the hotel free of charge if they share a bed with their parents. Please note there is a maximum of one child per adult for each bed installed in your room.

Do you have pajamas for children?

Our guests are kindly requested to bring pajamas for their children as none are available at the hotel.

Can minors stay alone?

Minors (ages 17 and under) are not allowed to stay at our hotel alone or with other minors without submission of a consent form by their relevant parent or guardian. For minors that would like to stay, please download the consent form from the link below, fill it out, sign it and submit it to the front desk on the day of check-in.
You can also send the form to the hotel in advance by postal mail.
Please note that you are required to submit one consent form per minor guest.
PDF download: Accommodation Consent Form for Minors

Can pets stay at the hotel?

We are sorry, but we are a pet-free hotel.

Can service dogs stay at the hotel?

Yes. If you plan to bring a service dog, please inform the hotel in advance at the time of booking.

Is the hotel wheelchair accessible?

Yes. The entire hotel is wheelchair accessible.

Do all rooms have a minibar and fridge?

The rooms do not have a minibar, but they do have a fridge. Please note that the fridges do not contain drinks or other items.

What amenities are available in the rooms?

For a list of the room facilities and amenities available, please click here.

Are skincare sets available in guest rooms?

Skincare sets are not provided in guest rooms, but they are available at the front desk. Please inquire at the front desk.

What items are available on request?

We keep the following items for temporary use by our guests. Should you wish to borrow any of these items, please ask at the front desk.
[Electrical appliances] Humidifier, air purifier, trouser press, rechargers for mobile phone and smart phones, extension cords, voltage converters
[Daily necessities] Nail clippers, sewing sets, screwdrivers
[Games] Cards, UNO, Othello, chess

Is it possible to purchase amenities such as shampoo?

Guest room amenities are not for sale at the hotel. If you would like to know the names of the products, please ask at the front desk.


What time and where is breakfast served?

A buffet-style breakfast is available from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the Leisure Space on the first floor.

Are outside visitors allowed to use the restaurant?

We are sorry, but only staying guests of karaksa hotels can enjoy the restaurant.

Is the Leisure Space available outside of the designated breakfast hours?

Yes, you can use the Leisure Space after breakfast hours. It is open from 7:00 a.m. to midnight. Please note that there is no food or drink service in the Leisure Space; please bring your own food or drinks or purchase them from the vending machines.

Facilities and Services at the Hotel

Can luggage be left at the hotel before check-in or after check-out?

Yes, you can leave your luggage at the front desk on the first floor.

Is it possible to send luggage to the hotel before arrival?

Yes. Please mark luggage clearly with the name of the guest, check-in date, luggage contents and contact information and send it to the following address:
Front Desk, karaksa hotel Kyoto I, 12-13 Mibubojocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 604-8804, Japan
(Tel +81 75 823 6602)
*Please do not include cash, valuables or raw food items in the luggage. Your luggage will be handed to you when you check in. If you would like to have your luggage taken directly to your room, please request so to the front desk before your arrival.

Do you have a delivery service?

Yes, this service is available at the front desk. Packing materials are available.

Are there any shops in the hotel?

There are no shops, but there are various types of vending machines in the Leisure Space on the first floor.

Is there a space for storing valuables?

Please ask the front desk to safely store cash, jewelry and other valuables.

Is it possible to exchange currency at the hotel?

It is not possible at the hotel, however the front desk can provide details of nearby banks that offer currency exchange services.

Do you have vending machines and ice dispensers?

There are vending machines on the first and fifth floors. Those on the fifth floor also sell alcohol. There are no ice dispensers, but ice is available at the front desk.

Is there a smoking area?

Yes, please use the smoking area on the first floor. All other areas of the hotel are non-smoking, including vaporizers and e-cigarettes.

Is there a laundry service?

There is no laundry service, but the front desk can advise you about nearby laundries.

Do you have a laundromat?

We are sorry, but a laundromat is not available in the hotel. If you wish, the front desk can advise you about nearby laundries.

Do you have a large public bath?

We are sorry, but we do not.

Are we allowed to go to the communal area in the slippers provided in the room?


Is there a massage room?

There is no massage room.

Is internet available throughout the hotel?

Yes, a free Wi-Fi connection is available throughout the hotel.

Can we open the windows in the rooms?

We are sorry, but the windows do not open for safety reasons. Please note that the air vent in the bathroom provides ventilation 24 hours a day.

Access and Environs around the Hotel

How do I get to the hotel from Kansai International Airport / Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport)?

Please click here for information about how to get to the hotel from the airports.

Is there any place nearby for shopping?

There is a convenience store approx. a one minute walk from the hotel. There are also a supermarket, drugstore and local retail stores around three minutes' walk away. For details, please ask at the front desk.

What tourist attractions are there near the hotel?

Please click here for information about tourist attractions near the hotel.

Are there any ATMs nearby?

There is a Seven Bank ATM in the convenience store five minutes' walk from the hotel. ATMs that handle international cards are available at the nearby Seven Eleven convenient store and post office. For details, please ask at the front desk.

Is there a hospital near the hotel?

Takeda Hospital Osaka (General and Emergency) is located 10 minutes' drive from the hotel.

Is there a hotel shuttle bus?

We are sorry, we do not provide shuttle bus services. Please click here for directions to the hotel.

Do you have on-site parking?

We are sorry, but there are no parking spaces at the hotel.


Is there a curfew?

The entrance to the hotel is locked from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m., however the front door can be opened with your room key card.

How can we get a rental car?

Please ask at the front desk. We will be happy to recommend you a car rental company.

Which credit cards are accepted at the hotel? Also, can I use electronic money and QR code payments?

We accept VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners Club, UC, DC, NICOS, UFJ and UnionPay. We also accept electronic money and QR code payments.

What do you do with lost property?

Lost and found items will be handled appropriately in accordance with Japan's Lost Property Act. Please note that food and beverages may be disposed of on the same day for safety and hygiene reasons.
*In the interests of the privacy of our guests, the hotel will not contact the owners of lost property, with the exception of certain valuable items. For more information, please contact the hotel.


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About connecting rooms

Connecting rooms are great options for families and groups. These adjacent rooms are connected by inner doors, allowing guests to move freely back and forth—with the added convenience of two bathrooms. Inner doors can be closed when going to bed.
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