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Hotel Sanoya

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539 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We booked our accommodation in Kyoto a little late and didn't have a lot of options in busy April and Hotel Sanoya was the only one that could accommodate our party of 5 (3 adults 2 young children). Having never stayed in a Ryokan style hotel before we didn't quite know what to expect but the moment we arrived every... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very basic hotel, food was okay. Internet was hit or miss in the room during peak usage. It's great to be so close to the train station, but there wasn't much to necessarily love about this place. The staff was friendly. Best used for it's location.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very friendly stuff and we got the futon bed room on the 2nd floor. The location is just on the first block near the Kyoto train station where all the major bus departs (tourist lines 100 and 101 among others). They are quite a lot to do in the train station area (Isetan department store + Porta dinning restaurants +... More 

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Macau
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stay there for one night in transit to Nara. The hotel is a short distance to Kyoto JR Station and is just less than 5 minutes away, convenient and super easy to get around. The room is big and a Japanese style bedroom is served. The rate includes a set dinner and breakfast in a big eating place. The food... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights in cherry blossom time. Visiting Kyoto in cherry blossom time is excellent. Hotel Sanoya is great in location, just 5 minutes walk from Kyoto JR station, convenient with lots of choices nearby The Hotel has a Japanese bath, very relaxing in the end of a day travelling, and also a good Japanese experience (Japanese... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and good review. We will try every time to give a good service for our guest. Please visit again to kyoto and our ryokan. we`re looking forward to your visit. Best regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for three nights in March 2015 and enjoyed our stay thoroughly. The location is close to the train station. The staff were, without fail, very polite and eager to help with our questions. The Japanese breakfast was so good and different each day. Each evening the staff come and roll out the futon beds, which... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and good review. we`ll try every time to give a good service for our guset. and try to serve more good meal. Please visit again to kyoto and our hotel we`re looking forward to your visit. Thank you More 

Oak Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel for two nights, and it was by far the most authentic Japanese accommodation of my trip. Our rooms were sparse, as is tradition, but quiet, clean and very spacious for two people. Each evening, the maids prepared our futons on the floor and in the mornings, provided in-room tea service. We... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and your good review. we will try to give a good service and serve a delicious meals and make a comfortable a hotel. Please visit again to kyoto and our hotel. we`re looking forward to your visit. please good lucky for your life Best regards More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Conveniently located near Kyoto train station, restaurants and shops. Friendly and courteous staff, always willing to assist. Our room had it's own bathroom that was well serviced daily. Very good value for money and would stay there again.

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and your word of mouth for our hotel. and we always be ready good service for guest. we`re going to wait your visit again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

- Very excellent location (less than 5 minutes from Kyoto Station) - Old but clean hotel - Nice and helpful staff - Good experience for a traditional Japanese style ryokan - Near 7-11 shop - Overall is impressive

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Thank you for your stay and word of mouth for our hotel. we always be ready good service for our guest. and we`re going to wait your visit again to our hotel and kyoto. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

i like the arrangement done by the hotel, this is the first time i visited to Kyoto the city is nice and clean, the hotel is very near to train station and bus station is just few min walk away from the hotel and that so many restaurant nearby and underground shopping mall i will stay at the hotel again... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank yoru for your stay we will try to clean and comfortable hotel and taste dishes every day for our guest please visit agin our hotel. Eever staff is waitting for our visit Thank you Hotel sanoya More 

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