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Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto, Kyoto

2-star2 stars
56 Kamigoryo-cho, Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 601-8017, Japan

Convenient to Kyoto Tower
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
From 51 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Fantastic service
Great room
Amenities are not the best

Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto, Kyoto

from $98 CAD
  • Japanese Room for 2 (Newly Renovated)
  • Japanese Room for 4 (Newly Renovated)
  • Japanese Room for 5 (Newly Renovated)

What’s around Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto, Kyoto

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Kyoto Tower (9-minute walk)
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (13-minute walk)
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine (16-minute walk)
  • Kiyomizu Temple (25-minute walk)
  • Gion Corner (26-minute walk)
  • Nijō Castle (37-minute walk)
  • Heian Shrine (41-minute walk)
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (45-minute walk)
  • Ryōan-ji (7.2 km)
  • Saihoji Temple (7.3 km)

Getting around

  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 76 min drive
  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 45 min drive
  • Kyoto Tofukuji Station - 9 min walk
  • Kyoto Toji Station - 11 min walk
  • Kyoto Tobakaido Station - 17 min walk
  • Kujo Station - 4 min walk
  • Jujo Station - 12 min walk
  • Kuinabashi Station - 27 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to go stay out late must check-in first. Contact details can be found in the booking confirmation.

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


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Year Built - 1997
  • Elevator
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Washer/dryer
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Station Ryokan Sparkling Dolphins Kyoto Hostel
  • Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto Kyoto
  • Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Ryokan Sparkling Dolphins Hostel
  • Station Ryokan Sparkling Dolphins Kyoto
  • Ryokan Sparkling Dolphins
  • Sparkling Dolphins Inn
  • Sparkling Dolphins Kyoto
  • Sparkling Dolphins
  • Sparkling Dolphins Kyoto
  • Sparkling Dolphins Kyoto Kyoto


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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 250 for adults and JPY 250 for children (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.

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Recent reviews

From 4 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Brand new remodel. So awesome you got to stay here. So close to Kyoto station. Nice and kind owner operator
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Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto, Kyoto

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