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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 #20 of 192 Kyoto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Houston, Texas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Although we did not have much of a view (looking out onto roof tops of ajoining shop), The location was excellent only mins walk from the heart of gion and a stones throw from Yasaka Shrine a sight not to missed especially on an evening. The staff at the Maifukan, what can I say they were all so helpful and... 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 kyoto Thank you so much for your valuable comment as future reference If you could have another chance to visit to Kyoto again , We are really looking forward to seeing you. More

London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I was a little disappointed when I arrived in Kyoto at the hotel, as I was expecting an establishment which looked like a private house, with gardens and a very old fashioned Japanese feel to it. In fact, it does call itself ryokan. In reality, it is a small hotel which offers Japanese style bedrooms with futon accommodation. The reception... 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 are really looking forward to seeing you. More

Perth Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were a party to 7 adults in three rooms visiting Kyoto. From the moment we arrived the service provided Toshi and Naoka was well beyond our expectations. As we arrived at 1 pm the rooms were not available until 3 pm. Naoka made sure our bags were securely stored and to our surprise when we returned Naoka had moved... 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 really appreciate for your positive comments that you have fully enjoyed comfortably time here in Maifukan Again many thanks for valuable comment as future reference If you could have another chance to visit to Kyoto again , We will be willing to welcome you More

Arlington, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stayed 3 nights the end of March. We had one western style room and one Japanese style room. Both rooms were very comfortable. We can't rave enough about the staff! On our arrival the gentleman at the front desk greeted us with a list of restaurants that might accommodate vegans and vegetarians. Our luggage shipped from Tokyo was waiting... 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 last month. We are very glad to hear that you have enjoyed comfortably time here in Kyoto. Thank you so much for your valuable comment as future reference If you could have another chance to visit to Kyoto again , We are really looking forward to seeing you. More

San Francisco, California
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Located in the heart of old Kyoto, perfect for sightseeing. Gion District, Yasaka Shrine, Maruyama Park, Kodai-ji Temple, Kiyomizu Temple are all within walking distance. For all food lovers, Nishiki Market is an easy 20-minute walk away. The nearest subway station, Gion Shijo, is about 10-minutes away, where you can easily take the Keihan Main Line to get to Tofuku-ji... 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 here in Kyoto and thank you so much for your valuable comment as future reference If you could have another chance to visit to Kyoto agian We are really looking forward to seeing you 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Maifukan 4*
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