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3.5 of 5
  |   66-2 Shokuyacho, Shimojuzuyamachi Agaru, Akezudori, Shimogyo-ku | Higashihonganji, Kyoto 600-8158, Kyoto Prefecture (Kyoto Station)
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Ranked #3 of 341 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were so pleased we found this gem of a hotel, which turned out to be our nicest stay by far during a week of travelling around Japan. The location is very convenient to the train station (about a three block walk), which is great when arriving and departing with luggage and also very convenient for travelling around the city... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Since this was my 6th time visiting Kyoto, I've stayed in various accommodation but this was the best experience at a very reasonable price. Ohanabo is close to Kyoto station, not exactly new but everything is very clean and tastefully decorated. What makes this place wonderful is the people who work there. Okami-san (lady of the house) has an infectious... More 

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Hangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most feeling when I stayed 2 nights here is home-like. Every employee treated us very well, like their own family members. Three examples: 1. we were going to leave hotel and check out at 7:00AM to catch a train, usually they prepare breakfast at 7:00 or later, they understood our situation and prepared this at 6:30! This means they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Ohanabo Hokkaikan for two nights, and when we arrived, we were greeted by the sweetest people. They took our luggage to our room whilst we were sightseeing as we arrived early, and upon returning they brought us tea and sweets to welcome us back. They have a public Bath which was very relaxing and we tried dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This little place located not too far from the central station has the most amazing service I had ever seen in my life, including hotels that cost ten times more. Rooms are lovely and Thetis bicycle shop next door. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited Kyoto for 4 days in December/January. I can't say enough about how amazing the staff was. Yu, Mika and the rest of the ladies were attentive, but not overbearing. They were helpful explaining how to eat the magnificent food. The rooms were spotless. I highly recommend staying here, and you must eat at least one dinner and breakfast.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We loved the Ohanabo! From now on, when we go to Kyoto, we'll be checking to see if there's room here first. Here's why, in no particular order: Location - they're a 7 or 8 minute walk from Kyoto station. An easy walk even if you're dragging luggage. Service - I've stayed at at of friendly places in Japan, but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Nothing to say that has not been covered. We had the meal served in the room in our kimonos being looked after by the lovely ladies. A unique and thoroughly enjoyable experience. We were there for 2 nights and balanced it with 2 at Hotel Mume, very different places with the common theme of excellent service. Lack of wifi annoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I should say, after reading all the reviews here on TripAdvisor, I traveled to Kyoto with really high expectations of Ohanabo and I have to say that, not only were they met but, also surpassed! First of all, the location is perfect considering the ryokan is a mere 5 minute walk from Kyoto station. Me and my gf stayed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Location and service are the hallmarks of this fantastic traditional Japanese Inn (Ryokan). For the uninitiated to Japanese Ryokans, the rooms are multi-purpose with old style tatami mat floors. During the day a low table and sitting cushions with chair backs are set up. Hot tea and traditional snacks are often served in your room, either upon your immediate arrival... More 

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Address: 66-2 Shokuyacho, Shimojuzuyamachi Agaru, Akezudori, Shimogyo-ku | Higashihonganji, Kyoto 600-8158, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ohanabo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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