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Hifumi Ryokan

711 Higashi Shiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Hifumi Ryokan
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Try booking a ryokan in Kyoto in March for the month of April. It is NOT easy. Hifumi Ryokan was one of the only places with space (partly b/c they aren't on booking.com). The hotel has a person on staff who speaks fantastic English so it was easy enough booking via email. We were pleasantly surprised with the ryokan. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I wanted to see the Sakura (cherry blossoms) in April last year. We book our stay by E-mails with the ryokan (inn). The e-mail reply was efficient and very clear. They offer us a room on the second floor, which was great, spacious, and clean. Very traditional Japanese rooms. Wifi was strong. Very good value and great... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The hotel actually is five minutes from the train station and the place most city busses start out from. Four of us did fit the smaller room but the ten tatami room would have been more comfortable but were not available when we booked. Bathrooms are small but there is a spacious public bath, Japanese style, on the ground floor.... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2010

This is one of the nice, quiet ryokan near Kyoto Station (JR) ... It's very convenient to go to the other sight seeing places. Furthermore, I really love the active and service-mind services of this ryokan

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

Good customer service. Very authentic to experience Japanese ryokan. The meals( breakfast & dinner) served are value for money and true japanese. If only the public bath is natural outdoor hot spring onsen would be perfect.

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