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Maifukan

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Minamimonmae Yasakajinja Gion Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0086, Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Kyoto is a beautiful city and if you want to enjoy the tradition of the old capital of Japan, I highly recommend this hotel. The location is excellent, in the Gion district, and only a short walk from downtown. The staff at the hotel were wonderful- always wanting to assist to make our time in Kyoto memorable.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family of five just spend two nights at Maifukan. The location is unbeatable. If I am in Kyoto again I will stay there again. The hotel is so clean. We had family accommodation for family of 5. It is consider very roomy compared to other hotels or ryokans in Japan. The staff is very helpful. They make all our dining... More 

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the area this hotel is located. Kiyomizu-dera, Yasaka-jinja, Kodai-ji and many other historic places are within walking distance. I really enjoyed stroll after dinner and breakfast through the alleys, especially Ishibe-koji. The staffs were helpful. They recommended a Tofu-specialized restaurant and I really enjoyed the meal.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There is nothing to not like about this place- clean rooms, excellent service, walking distance to trains and Gion, fast Wifi... the list goes on. It was a very memorable and pleasant stay at Gion Maifukan. We felt so at home and well rested. The service is really impeccable. The friendly staff gave us very detailed introduction to Kyoto and... More 

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Cannot beat the location in Gion District. Nice strong internet, which is more than I can say for most hotels during our Japan/Seoul trip. Service was excellent. Even if they could not speak English, which almost all Japanese cannot, they are so helpful. Always tried to help us out. Clean and spacious rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Excellent hotel in a very nice area, staff were great and very helpful. Gave up directions on how to get around many times and made reservations at a restaurant for us. Room was clean and comfortable.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We got the japanese and western room hotels for our stay at Maifukan. It was very spacious for the four of us. The staff in the hotel were really polite and service was amazingly good. will recommend it to people who are looking for a traditional stay in kyoto!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Not the most traditional ryokan, but it gives you a good flavor of it. The location, cleanliness, coziness will make your experience unforgettable. Our room was spacious and clean. The bathroom is a real Japanese experience.

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South Hamilton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This small hotel in the Gion area of Kyoto is ideally situated for exploring the sights and is on a quiet street in one of the best neighborhoods in the city. We stayed in the Western style room which was very comfortable and had all the amenities we required, including a refrigerator. What really makes this hotel stand out, however,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Location is excellent in Gion, very close to Yasaka Pagoda & Kiyomizudera; room suite was excellent for family of four: 2 in Western bedroom, 2 in tatami bedroom; service staff was extremely helpful in booking restaurants and quickly finding lost iphone at nearby temple.

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