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Yuzuya Ryokan

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545 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #48 of 344 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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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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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was more a hotel than a Ryokan. The staff were helpful but it did not feel genuine. The location was great and the room was comfortable and the size was sufficient. Having been at the Kikokuso Ryokan beforehand, I recommend the true hospitality experience of a true Ryokan. Yuzuya was more of a Ryokan style house managed as a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My husband and I stayed at this Ryokan in our honeymoon and we absolutely loved it. The place is beautiful and the service is beyond what you could find at any 5 star hotel. The food is really good (strange) but you must have the experience. We lost our connection flight and had booked 2 nights but didn't make it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed in a few ryokans before and this is one of the poorer experience so far. Ryokan is situated at a wonderful location at Gion but it also means that there's a lot of noise from the traffic outside. We didn't have a good sleep, woken up by the traffic and buzz. Rooms are clean but small. But no... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Stayed here to get a feel for a traditional ryokan. Got a room with a private bath and dinner/ breakfast included. The staff was excellent, no complaints there. The room was very small and cramped. I know ryokan rooms are not large, but it was borderline uncomfortable. For the price, I expected more. The dinner was also just decent. Breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We stayed there in February. Kind of cold weather. We got the purple room. It was such as a nice experience, the room is furnished in a traditional Japanese style. The staff was very helpful, polite and friendly, and the breakfast was good and fresh. The location is central and close to the shopping area. The best ryokan experience!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had a fabulous lunch here in the hotel's restaurant. A fixed menu that spoilt us with an assorted range of classic Kyoto dishes and finished of with an amazing rice porridge with a citrus flavour. Not expensive, gorgeous setting and first-class service. A truly Japanese dining experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We went for dinner and had a kaiseki meal. This included an appetizer, vegetables, sashimi, grilled fish, hotpot, porridge and dessert. All the food was flavored with Yuzu and was lovely. The vegetables were the only unusual dish. The service was superb. An excellent experience.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I had one night with Yuzuya ryokan as I wanted to experience the traditional ryokan. This place has certainly lived up to my expectation. There were only 8 rooms altogether, so they can dedicate to their customers. The location is central and next to a famous temple. Kaiseki dinner was excellent and they use yuzu (citus) in almost every dish.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Our Japanese friend brought us there for the Kaiseki dinner on a Saturday evening. The price is not cheap, ranging from $92 to $192 per person, not including alcohol. The experience is one-of-a kind. The setting is tranquil, the service is sublime. The food is great. Waitresses are in kimono. The presentation of the food is nonpariel. I am not... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This entire experience was pure amazing. Firstly, this has nothing to do with the ryokan but we had to get a taxi there from Kyoto station, and the taxi driver was so nice and took us straight there! This was certainly the most opulent ryokan I have stayed in. It would be perhaps equivalent to a 5 star hotel. We... More 

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