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Yuzuya Ryokan

545 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0074, Japan
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Ranked #26 of 193 Kyoto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Mark E Brighton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay here a great deal. The staff are extremely proficient and kind. The room was amazing and very relaxing. And the shared bath was just what you need after vigorous sight seeing in Kyoto. There is traffic noise from around 4am as trucks use the main road which is just metres away. And Gion was a bit... More

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MA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This ryokan was one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. Nestled next to a major Shinto shrine in the heart of the old section of Kyoto, it is a serene oasis . The rooms are really suites, the service not only impeccable, but charming and friendly, the food unbeatable. Others who I met there envied my stay and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I stayed 3 nights at the Royokan, and wish I had the time to stay 3 more! I booked one of the largest rooms, the 'Blue Room' which had a couple of separate areas - it felt like your own home! When I first arrived, they placed me in the wrong room, so I had a chance to see the... More

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Denver
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Wonderful Ryokan in Kyoto. Right next door to a great park for walking. Easy to miss entrance with steels steps that get slippery in the rain. Definitely eat at least one dinner at the ryokan- excellent authentic kaiseki meal. Its amazing how you can feel like you're in a secluded spot in the country while downtown Kyoto is just a... More

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Madrid, Spain
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Probably the best hotel where we stayed during our 10-day trip to Japan. We spent our last night in Kioto at Yuzuya Ryokan and I can only say good things about it. The ryokan itself is beautiful (lovely waterfall and garden inside) and very quiet (it is literally next door to Yasaka Shrine but once inside the ryokan you can... More

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Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We stayed here for one night. The ryokan is two storey and our room is located on the upper floor. Ryokan is located in Gion, 10-15min walk from subway station, it is more convenient to take buses to get around. Room interior is quite old and basic, the individual bathroom is new probably they recently renovated it. The female boss... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights on whirlwind honeymoon through Asia. Was our first experience in a ryokan and enjoyed it immensely. Perfect location for seeing the sights of Kyoto (at the base of temple at the end of main tourist drag in Gion). Great service including tea served upon arrival and turn-down service at night (had no idea how to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I stayed here with my partner in October 2013. While a little difficult to find (its entry is tucked away) the location is fantastic. The reception area is beautiful. The staff were very attentative from our first arrival through to departure. Our rom was spacious with a lovely outlook over the waterfall garden. We loved the wooden bath in our... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I visited around October 2011 One particular staff member has made my stay very enjoyable by being extremely helpful and informative. I had a very short time in Kyoto so I tried to cram many attractions in one day. I would never recommend anyone to stay outside of an expensive ryokan for the entire day because I learned the hard... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This was the 3rd ryokan we stayed in during a week in Kyoto and, of the three, it was in the best location - in the Gion District and next to Yasaka Shrine. However, it was the least "authentic" of the other ryokans and felt more like a hotel than the others we stayed in (Tawaraya and Yoshikawa). But the... More

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Address: 545 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0074, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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