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Maifukan

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Minamimonmae Yasakajinja Gion Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0086, Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Rome, Italy
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92 reviews 92 reviews
17 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent three nights in this superb Ryokan. I warmly recommend it. Excellent for location (Kyoto's historic city center, few-minutes walk from historical sites and exclusive restaurant) and the more than perfect japanese hospitality from the whole Staff, included the personnel serving breakfast from the Maeda Coffee Shop. The room was a suite at the 4th floor, a very spacious... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
9 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently visited Kyoto. We made our booking at the Maifukan based on reviews in Trip Advisor. What a find! The hotel is small and situated near a fantastic complex of parks, gardens and shrines/ temples. Amazing scenery and a sense of 'old' Japan just minutes away. We wanted something other than the 'big' hotel experience and certainly got that.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good value! Large and modern Japanese-style room with large bathroom. Friendly staff. Close to many tourist attraction. You will need a google map when trying to return to this hotel as it is not on the main road. Will definitely go back one day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Each time I visit Kyoto, I check if Maifukan is available. For me this is the best place to stay, as the hotel is incredible friendly - people working there are eager to provide any help, they speak English, they know local places and holidays, they can advise local restaurants which you will not find in the tourist manuals, etc;... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stay in a ryokan during our stay in Kyoto. We read the reviews and decided on the Maifukan and when it became available we cancelled the reservation we had with another ryokan. I was hesitant about the idea of getting up from the floor level but it was only uncomfortable when unpacking. This was an upscale ryokan... More 

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Shanghai
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good location, just a few minutes away from Yasaka shrine, in the heart of Higashiyama. Great stay in a very clean hotel with very nice & helpful staff. I recommend choosing the japanese breakfast (but restaurant is closed tuesdays) over the western one (which is served at a nearby cafe).

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Thank you for staying with us on the other day We all staff are very greatful for your valuable and honest feedback   Many thanks for paying us the highest compliment If you could have another chance to visit here Kyoto We very much welcome you again! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel for two nights at the beginning of March and loved it! We arrived late after a very long trip from the U.S. and were thrilled to crawl into the clean, comfortable futons the staff had already laid out for us. The bathroom and entire room was impeccable and well-thought out. We could... More 

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Helsinki
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The staff remembers everything, they all knew our room without asking and even remembered to ask us did we find that one thing we went out looking for. They called the elevator for us and wished us good night every day. Amazing! Rooms are very comfortable and tidy, we had a Japanese style room and it had all the necessary... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is the perfect place to stay. The hotel is well appointed and comfortable. The staff are very welcoming and really go out of their way to make a stay the best it can be. The location is right in the heart of beautiful Kyoto and within walking distance of many great things to do. The transport system is easy... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Maifukan for six nights in Kyoto in a traditional Japanese room, and we could not imagine a more comfortable or hospitable place. Free WiFi, waters, an empty fridge for us to store snacks, tea, coffee and very tasty rice cakes were provided complimentary every day. The room was *huge* with a separate eating area,... More 

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