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3.5 of 5 2-30-7 Noka, Otsu 520-0102, Shiga Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Ryokan is only 20 minutes by train from Kyoto station. From the moment we checked in, we were treated with warm hospitality and escorted to and given a tour of our room. We stayed in a room with a private onsen, and this was very good. There were also numerous snacks provided in the room. Each room was assigned... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

From the moment we checked in the experience started, green tea and cake in our room, dinner we had our own private room and breakfast as well. Dinner and breakfast were incredible experiences in themselves. Make sure you include food when booking. We used the private onsen which was only $20AU for an hour and nice to share the expierence... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This hotel definitely needs more reviews, so we are happy to add ours. In mid-September, my wife and I stayed at the Yumotokan ryokan in their top-of-the-line suite, Akane no Ma. This was our first time in a ryokan, so we really didn't know what to expect. The Akane no Ma is their largest suite and it pretty much takes... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It is more of a hotel than Ryokan, dinner was good, lots of onsen choices, private onsen is rather small though, should only fit 2-4 people, did not really go to the public onsen but they should be pretty good. Price is reasonable for a "Ryokan" hotel.

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caithlene様 この度はご宿泊、ご投稿頂きまして、誠に有り難うございます。 お食事を気に入って頂けましたようで... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We stayed here for one night in a room with an open air bath. But there wasn't too much of a view as the wooden blinds/partitions blocked most of it. This of course prevented others seeing us bathing as well. The room size was average, but comfortable. There was only an outside shower on a timer next to the bath,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
38 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

A very relaxing and short stay at this onsen ryokan in a quiet neighborhood by Biwa Lake. The food was very good, but the choices different spas facilities of both indoor and outdoor spas available at the same time is just amazing (I believe there are at least eight.) The outdoor spas are on 8th and 11th floors, with the... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
40 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

As per title, the hotel itself have variation of Spa. You can choose which type of spa or nearest to the level that you stay. Variation of place to take dinner. Other than that, they individual restaurant and karaoke. Small retreat with friends and colleagues as a good place. The hotel have the regular timely pick up service to the... More 

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hong kong
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2008

Yumotokan has to be the best onsen ryokan I've ever been to. First, location, only a half an hour from kyoto. Second, the onsen is VERY nice, you can watch sunrise from the rooftop onsen (depending on gender and dates rotation) and enjoy serenity in the dream like onsen on the fifth floor. Experience beyond imagination. Tatami rooms are nice... More 

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Address: 2-30-7 Noka, Otsu 520-0102, Shiga Prefecture
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Location: Japan > Kinki > Shiga Prefecture > Otsu > Ogoto Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Yumotokan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 73
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