Apartment Hotel Kyoto Nijo YUTAKA |A sophisticated retreat hotel in front of Nijo Station, right near World Heritage site Nijo Castle

Frequently Asked Questions


Please feel free to contact us if an answer to your question does not appear below.

What are the front desk operating hours?

The front desk is open from 9:00 to 26:00 (2:00).

Can I check in before 15:00?

If room cleaning is finished, yes.
Note that we can hold your luggage during business hours even if room cleaning is not finished.

Is it possible to check in after midnight?

Yes, it is. We kindly ask guests to check in by themselves outside of business hours. Please contact our staff for more details.

Is it possible to have my luggage held after I check out?

Yes. However, because the space we have is limited, we may not be able to take your luggage. Thank you for your understanding.
*Luggage will be held until midnight (0:00) the same day.

Is it possible for more than five adults to stay in one room?

No, the number of guests may not exceed the maximum capacity for each room.
Please make your reservations after checking the maximum room capacity.

Is it possible to cancel a reservation?

Yes. Please see our cancellation policy.

Can I extend my stay?

Yes, if there are rooms available.

Can I send my luggage to the facility in advance?

Yes. Please contact our staff in advance, and arrange to have it arrive at the office during business hours.

Is breakfast included?

No, breakfast is not included.
However, all rooms are equipped with a kitchen, so it is possible to prepare your own.
In addition, given our location close to Nijo Station, we can recommend many shops and restaurants that serve delicious food. Please contact our staff for more details.

What amenities are provided?

We provide nightwear, bath towel, face towel, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, face & hand wash, refresher, toothbrush set, slippers, etc.
Please see more about room facilities here.

What is the method of payment?

It depends on the site you used to make your reservation, but in general, payments are made in advance by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) or PayPal.
If you wish to use a different payment method, please consult our staff in advance.

Will the room be cleaned during my stay?

The room will not be cleaned during your stay.
However, we do provide extra sheets and towels.

In addition, please feel free to use the washing machine and vacuum cleaner provided in the room.
*For stays longer than one week, we provide free room cleaning depending on the length of the stay.
*Room cleaning service during your stay is available for an additional fee. Please contact our staff for more details.

Is there Wi-Fi in the room?

Free Wi-Fi is available in the room.
Each room has its own password, so please check the information provided in each room.

Does the room have an iron and ironing board?

Our rooms do not come with an iron or ironing board.
However, we can arrange them upon request at no additional charge. (There is a limited number of irons and ironing boards, so we may not be able to meet your request.) Please handle the irons with care so that they do not cause a fire.

What if there is an emergency at night?

Our office hours are 9:00 to 26:00 (2:00).
However, we respond to emergency phone calls during and outside business hours.
If there is an emergency, please call from the emergency telephone at the front desk on the 1st floor, or call +81-50-5306-1273.

What happens if I lose my key?

We give two key cards for each room.
If you lose your key card, we will charge you 3,000 yen for each key card that needs to be reissued.
If you request that we unlock a room outside of business hours, there is an additional charge of 5,000 yen.
It may take some time for us to respond to emergencies at night. Therefore, we ask that you take care not to lose your key cards.

Are children allowed to stay?

Yes, children are welcomed at YUTAKA. Children ages 6 and under who with no extra bedding may stay for free. In addition to extra beds such as adjustable beds or cribs are not available.

Is smoking allowed?

No, all rooms on the premises are non-smoking.
For smokers, please use the smoking room located on the first floor.