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Hotel Sanoya

3.0 of 5 Ryokan   |   539 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan (Kyoto Station)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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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NYC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sanoya is a great value for the location one block from Kyoto Station. Makes is very easy to get to/come back from all the tourists sites. The staff was welcoming and eager to please. The rooms while very large (10 tatami mat room) and clean was quite dated in decor and had an scent reminiscent of a camper van... More

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Thank you for your stay we will more good service for our guest and we`re going to do more cleanliness and comfortable for our guest we look forward to your visit again More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled with 2 other friends and stayed for 5 nights - living area was big enough for 3 girls and 3 huge luggage. The hotel service was great! They were very helpful and accommodating, we wanted to rent Kimonos for a day and they helped us navigate Japanese websites, called and booked for us. Close to the station and easy... More

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Thank you for your stay we will good service to our guest. we looking forward to your vist again More

Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is conveniently located,very close to Kyoto station. Room is pretty spacious for two people and sleeping in futons on tatami mats was an interesting experience (albeit in a more modern hotel setting). Private bathroom & toilet attached to the room were clean and well-stocked. Good spread served for breakfast and the menu differed on the two days we stayed... More

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Thank you for your stay we will good service for our guest. we look forward to your visit again. More

Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed 2 nights in Hotel Sanoya 1 week ago, it was absolutely a great experience. As suggested by the male staff (sorry I forgot to ask your name), this is my first time to write something here. There are not too many comments about this Ryokan on internet, I was a bit worried about it at the beginning,... More

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Thank your for your stay we will more good service for our guest. and more cleaning for guest room and more good make a offer for meals. we look forward to your visit again. More

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little bit expensive, but the location is great, and staff very helpful. Excellent Japanese breakfast everyday, and the room is also in Japan home style. Recommend this hotel to visitors who want to have a Japanese home experience with hotel rank service.

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Thank you for your stay we will more good service for our guest and we`re going to do more cleanliness,comfortable for our guest we look forward to your visit again More

Tokyo, Japan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Overall, it was a very pleasant stay. The staff was wonderful and very helpful in assisting my MIL to get the information she needed to see certain shows. The rooms were a decent size, clean, and comfortable. It was nice having the feel of a traditional Japanese room, but also having our own bathroom, which a lot of the more... More

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

Thank you for your stay. Our hotel is near here kyoto satation. It`s not far from kyoto station. It`s takes 3mit on foot Our hotel is traditoinal japanese hotel. It say ryokan in japan. The room is tatami room with bath and toitet. This is tranditional japanese room. We have japanese style big pubilc bath. Please come our hotel. we... More

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This turns out to be one of the highlights of our week long Japan trip. We, a family of four (2 adults and 2 kids) booked this hotel after we couldn't find any regular hotels to be available in the first week of April. We gave it a try because some reviews said that they can speak English. Our kids... More

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

Thank you for your stay. Our hotel be like famliy group in japan.because It`s comfortable in tatami room with no shoes. we wan to be good service for you again. "OMOTE NASHI !!" we have wifi service. More

Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Overall, the stay is satisfactory, location is great. But I am not satisfied about the meals, when I had already passed my instruction about my diet to the reception. It was communicated not once but twice via phone call in Japanese, but on the 1st day (dinner and breakfast) and the 2nd day dinner itself, they did not turn out... More

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

Thank you for your stay. we`re so sorry.we will be ready good service for guest request next time. we have a lot of meue for foreign guest. we have sukiyaki meal and shabu shabu This is meat dishes. please come to our hotel again. More

Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We had a two night stay here and spent most of our time sleeping in the room due to being sick. The room itself was basic Japanese Ryokan style. It was clean and comfortable. The staff were very attentive and kind and took extra care of us knowing that we weren't feeling well which was very endearing. The reception staff... More

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

Thank you for your stay. we will good service for guest. "OMOTE NASHI !!" we have no good English our staff. but we will do working for guest. Please come to our hotel again. we`re looking forward to you. More

Bandung, Indonesia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I just spend one night in this hotel, but i enjoyed my stay here... Rooms I stayed at japanese style room, the room is nice, they already set up my bed, there is TV, table, and there is other part of the room to sit down. Refrigerator. The bathroom is big for Japanese standard. Clean... Location I get lost finding... More

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Address: 539 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #44 of 194 B&Bs / Inns in Kyoto
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sanoya 3*
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