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4.0 of 5 Ryokan   |   Minamimonmae Yasakajinja Gion Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0086, Japan
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Ranked #22 of 193 Kyoto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Treviso, Italy
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150 reviews 150 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice ryokan style hotel located in a quiet area of the city close to the geisha area. The hotel is rather modern than traditional but you can have the typical rooms with futon. well equipped and also with the possibility to wear kimono! Very clean and with a huge shower (a real room where you can seat and relax). Not... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one night in this ryokan with my wife during April's holidays season. Not much to say about it apart from the fact that it is ideally located. The room was comfortable, bathroom a bit small. The only reason why I give it only an "average" rating is due to how rude the receptionist was to my wife when... More

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Springbrook, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasure to come back to after a day of sightseeing especially the private bath in the Japanese Style room. Very helpful & courteous staff. Just a short walk from Bus Stop through Yasaka Shine. Will always be our first choice to stay in Kyoto.

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Lubbock, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel. If we come back to Kyoto, we will stay here again. We booked a traditional room with two mattress on tatami mats. We found the mattresses extremely comfortable. Even the traditional room has the technology that hotel guests came to expect: wireless internet, TV, and air conditioning (Japan is HUMID). The bathroom was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is excellent in the Gion area, within walking distance to famous shrines and temples. We were in a Japanese style room for 4 persons. Basic amenities, but very clean. The wifi in the room was reasonably good. What blew me away was the exceptional customer service and the patience and level of details they provide... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Even tough we liked to sleep in he floor in a japanese room, it has no charm, no view, lousy ar conditioning in a cramped room. Did not liked it or recommend. And it is expensive. To say good things, I had my own router in room, and even an apple tv. Shower was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The staff are so friendly and helpful. We were very comfortable with decent sized rooms and there are so many things to see within walking distance. Wish we could stay a bit longer.

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Tampa, Florida
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We loved this little treasure with great, courteous staff. Our room had a view of local rooftops, but location made up for it. We were close to Yasaka Pagoda and surrounding shops and dining. We walked to Yasaka Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple. We also walked to the main Gion shops, museums, and dining including the Geisha area. The hotel offers... More

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maifukan, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Maifukan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us on the other day. We all really appreciate for giving us such a marvelous comment as future reference If you could have another chance to visit to Kyoto again , We hope to see you someday again. More

Houston, Texas
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed two nights in the Japanese room in this hotel. The location is perfect to tour around Gion and in walking distance to Kiyomizu Temple, Yasaka Shrine, Chion-in Temple, Yasaka Pagoda, Kodaiji Temple and Ishibe Alleys. Not to mention many great restaurant nearby. Hop on bus (short walking distance to Gion bus stop), we went to major attractions such... More

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maifukan, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Maifukan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us on the other day. We are really glad to hear that you have enjoyed comfortably time in Japanese-style room. Thank you so much for your valuable comment as future reference If you could have another chance to visit to Kyoto again , We really hope to see you someday again. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had a party of 4 adults and we got a Japanese style room, all of us staying on the floor in one room. It was a fun experience. The location is superb, just around the corner from the main Gion district and a 5 minute walk from the major restaurant hub. The service was typical Japanese, extremely courteous, helpful... More

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maifukan, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Maifukan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us on the other day. We are very glad to hear that you have enjoyed comfortably time in Japanese-style room. Thank you so much for your valuable comment as future reference If you could have another chance to visit to Kyoto again , We really hope to see you again More

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Address: Minamimonmae Yasakajinja Gion Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0086, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
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Hotel Class:4 star — Maifukan 4*
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