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3.5 of 5 Ryokan   |   499 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0074, Japan (Gion Higashiyama / Kita Shirakawa / Kurama / Yase / Ohara)
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Ranked #71 of 192 Kyoto B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014
ka41993ka4 Seattle, Washington
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I visited here for one night for my family trip to Kyoto. I have to stay, this is just a typical Japanese style inn but not that impressive. Even in Japanese standard it is not the best kind. The service is average in Japanese standard. The food is alright, but not too impressive. I ordered the hot pot, which is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Karaku is in the heart of Gion, right south of Yasaka Shrine, and right by the Nene's Street. This area is so lovely. Nene's street leads south down to Kiyomizu Temple, passing Kodai-ji on the way. The atmosphere around the area is very quaint, with stone paved path curving up and down, saddled by the traditional Japanese buildings. There are... More

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Address: 499 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0074, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion Higashiyama / Kita Shirakawa / Kurama / Yase / Ohara
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Karaku 3.5*
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