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3.5 of 5 Ryokan   |   66-2 Shakuya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8158, Japan (Kyoto Station)
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Ranked #2 of 192 Kyoto B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Lucy H Hobart, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights while in Kyoto. The ryokan is easy to find on Karasuma Dori (a main road), however if you are coming from the station, make sure you take an exit on the Kyoto tower side of the station, or you will get lost! The staff were very lovely and helpful, carrying our bags up the... More

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Perth, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This warm, homely Ryokan was everything and more I expected from a traditional Japanese Inn. The staff waited on our every need, very attentive, helpful and friendly. I stayed here in June 2013 with my son and daughter-in-law and I thoroughly enjoyed everything I experienced in Kyoto. I will most definitely stay here again if I ever return to Kyoto.

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12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights with my girlfriend + my girlfriend's brother and wife. It was pretty near kyoto train station, took abit maybe 5 - 10 minutes walk. Totally perfect, the staff was excellent, they were ever so polite, helpful and happy to greet and see us. They recommended nice restaurants to eat at and places to go. Lent us... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Travelled as a couple and was with my brother and sister-in-law so we had two rooms. Stayed there for 3 nights in Kyoto. It is within walking distance from the Kyoto station. When we first arrived there, we were greeted by their friendly staff who also briefed us about the area we were in. The service was excellent and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. All the staff are extremely friendly and helpful, they all speak good English and are always happy to assist at a moment's notice. Beautiful cotton yukatas are also provided for you to wear in a selection of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Stayed for 1 night during our honeymoon and here's our summary: -Very close to Kyoto station, less than 10 min walking -Friendly staff, know English well so it's easy to communicate, always being helpful with either giving directions or suggestions, and their smile is very sincere -Amazing meal plan, multi course dinner + breakfast was quite memorable -Very nice Japanese... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Our family of 4 (2 girls ages 4 & 6) just returned from a 3 night stay at this Ryokan. We spent 10 nights total throughout Japan and our girls told us this was their favorite place to stay. The ladies that work there are unbelievably friendly and accommodating, especially for having kids (this isn't always the case in Japan).... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Had a great stay here for 5 nights. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming and keen to make suggestions on what you should be seeing. It feels like they just love having guests there. No complaints over the room as it was very clean and comfy. The Ryokan is also conveniently located near Kyoto station (around a 7 minute... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Hotel staff is very friendly! They make sure that you feel welcomed and are always there to assist you. Great service, good food, nice room and strategically located near Kyoto station. We were able to reach the Ryokan within ten minutes from Kyoto station. Would definitely recommend this Ryokan to everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We were an extended family (8 of us) traveling together over the Christmas holidays and our stay at this wonderful ryokan was one of the highlights of our trip. The rooms were lovely. We booked 3 rooms, 2 doubles and 1 family room for four of us (2 sons ages 19 and 22, and my husband and myself). They were... More

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Address: 66-2 Shakuya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8158, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ohanabo 3.5*
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