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Yumotokan

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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
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117 reviews 117 reviews
43 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a half hour ride from Kyoto Station, this was our very first ryokan stay and, we must mentioned, it was an exhilarating experience, both positive and negative. Just 5 minutes from the Ogoto Onsen Station by taxi and cost us 880 YEN. It looks like a normal standard hotel building structure from the outside (we initially did not expect... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The hotel staff was incredibly nice and polite. They picked you up quickly from the local train station, however they would not provide transportation to the train stations from the hotel outside of their scheduled times. The hotel also enforces extremely antiquated rules stemming from feudal Japan, refusing anyone with tattoos to access the pools and baths. I can't really... More 

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温泉日和, 予約係 則武 at Yumotokan, responded to this review

Flip16様 Thank you for your comment. We are sorry for not meeting your expectations as to transportation. In the morning, around check-out time, it is the busiest time, so we cannot operate our shuttle bus for each guest. Your understanding would be appreciated. In regard to tattoo, it is not a legal regulation, but regrettably just a negative behavior toward... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at Otoonsen station where we were picked up by a shuttlebus from the hotel. After a five minute drive we were welcomed at the hotel. From the outside it appeared as a regular building, but inside we were overwhelmed with a luxury. The clerk talked English and guided us to the lobby where he explained the use of... More 

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温泉日和, 予約係 則武 at Yumotokan, responded to this review

Stefanie02様 We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay, food and Onsen. If you have a chance, please visit us again. Thank you! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Amazing resort with amazing rooms and amazing staff After calling the courtesy car from station delivering us to the resort door we were greeted with a traditional tea ceremony from very pleasant staff in the Karoi lounge area which then took us to our HANARE KAROI Japanese style room which was amazing very nice and tradition but with western beds,... More 

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温泉日和, 予約係 則武 at Yumotokan, responded to this review

Chris O様 Thank you for your comment. The courtesy bus is free of charge. 300 yen you found in the bill is bath tax 150yen per person, so it makes 300 yen for two guests. Thank you for your staying. More 

Brescia, Italy
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440 reviews 440 reviews
68 hotel reviews
923 helpful votes 923 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

All the guests rooms have their own private bath, also in the Gesshintei all the guests rooms have their own private indoor Hot Spring bath. There are two family bathes that can be reserved for private use, please let us know if you would like to use it has a reservation might be needed. Clean and funny. Price is reasonable... More 

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温泉日和, 予約係 則武 at Yumotokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are so glad to know you enjoyed it! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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温泉日和, 予約係り 林 at Yumotokan, responded to this review
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HoKM様 この度はご宿泊頂きまして、誠に有り難うございます。あわせて高い評価のご投稿感謝致します。 最高のお褒めの... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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温泉日和, 予約係り 林 at Yumotokan, responded to this review
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Tynille C様 この度はご宿泊頂きまして、誠に有り難うございます。あわせて高い評価のご投稿感謝致します。 温泉... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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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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温泉日和, 予約係り 林 at Yumotokan, responded to this review
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DualEdge様 この度はご宿泊頂きまして、誠に有り難うございます。あわせて高い評価のご投稿感謝致します。 茜の間... More 

jakarta
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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quiky様 この度はご宿泊頂きまして、誠に有り難うございます。あわせて高い評価のご投稿感謝致します。 温泉・料理・... More 

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