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Ohanabo

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66-2 Shokuyacho, Shimojuzuyamachi Agaru, Akezudori, Shimogyo-ku | Higashihonganji, Kyoto 600-8158, Kyoto Prefecture
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

10mins walk to the train station so if you are doing day trips to nara or osaka this is perfect. The rooms are very nice. The bigger ones have toilet and the smaller ones don't. But the shared toilet was nice and clean and always available. There were Many of them too so no worries. The shared bath is cozy... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We really wanted to try the ryokan experience and we chose this one because of the great reviews. We stayed for four nights and it was a great experience. The accommodation is (not surprisingly) pretty basic with a futon on the floor that can be pretty uncomfortable if you are over 1m85. Actually for tall and not very flexible people... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend Ohanabo whole heartedly the most welcoming experience we've had during our entire japan trip. Felt like staying with family Positives: 1. Location - 5min walk from central Kyoto station 2. Extremely friendly and welcoming staff. Were kind enough to store our luggage when we arrived early and also when we left late. The best service we've experienced anywhere... More 

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Port Elgin, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon and we can't recommend it enough. The staff are very friendly and we found the room warm and comfortable. The pillows are a little strange ( made out of some kind of seeds?) but we found the bedding comfortable. They bring you lovely tea and treats when you check... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this ryokan was easy to reach from Kyoto station. Staff are so polite, friendly and helpful. We had a very warm welcome here. There is a bike rental shop a few doors down - it was great to hire a bike and have the freedom to ride around Kyoto. The room we stayed in was spacious and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed at Ohanabo for 3 nights. The hospitality and service was exceptional- their service was the best part of our stay. We had a vegan diet and Ohanabo had no problems catering to our request. The breakfast served each day was delicious and a highlight of our trip to Japan. Each day when we returned from... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Perhaps I had overly high expectations for my stay in this ryokan, but I felt that the stay was a little below my expectations. My thoughts in detail are below. Service: This was my biggest gripe. Prior to our stay, I contacted the ryokan to ask about restaurant recommendations. The response not informative -- they were only willing to help... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Together with my boyfriend, we spent two wonderful nights at Ohanabo, just a few days before Christmas. As mentioned in many other reviews, the staff were amazingly welcoming with a delicate combination of friendliness and professionalism. The common bath is perfect after a long day and shouldn't be missed! Do try the Japanese breakfasts (which change every day!) and dinner,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

everything was excellent! I really want to stay here again. location was perfect as well. near Kyoto tower! really nice Ryokan! You are able to meet really friendly staffs! 일본가면 꼭 료칸을 경험해보시길, 작은 료칸이였지만 일본의 정갈함을 느낄수 있다. 교토역에서도 매우 가까워 가볍게 걸어갈수 있었고 조식 또한 훌륭하다!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staffs. Japanese style breakfast was delicious. This ryokan provides very authentic Japanese experience. The staffs were always ready to serve (been served green tea every time we come back from a whole day of walking through Kyoto was nice)I asked for their help to make a last minute reservation at a nice restaurant and they helped... More 

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