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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 #53 of 193 Kyoto B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our first ryokan stay and we are absolutely thrilled with it. The room is spacious, clean; a ryokan with modern amenity (toilet & such). We pretty much spent our time in the neighborhood - enchanted by the quaint houses, shops, shrines. All the sights are within walking distance.

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Barcelona, Spain
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18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We enjoyed very much our stay in Ryokan Karaku. We had a traditional Japanese room, very comfortable, clean and well attended. We didn't had meals in the hotel, so we can't give feed back about the quality of the food. But the room was perfect: three futons perfectly lined and prepared before going to sleep and the typical low table.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Wellington, Florida
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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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