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Ryokan Ginkaku

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  |   709 Higashi Shiokojimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture (Kyoto Station)
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Ranked #234 of 333 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
3.5 of 5 stars 9 Reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Accommodation was comfortable in large clean rooms with ensuites (biggest rooms I had stayed in whilst in Japan!). The retro furniture from around the 70s was very kitsch but adequate. The meals were great and our hostess made sure we didnt want for anything, but some of the breakfasts were a little hard to handle after a few drinks the... More 

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32 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

For Japanese coutumes the rooms are quit big, the comfort is OK with TV set, table and 2 sleeping places. Bathroom and toilet are separated but small, all in all interesting experience but for sure don't expect luxurious living, it is a traditional Ryokan and that is per definition spartiate! The common bath is in the basement floor and quit... More 

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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2009

We arrived in Kyoto, put our bags into lockers at the station, and took off on foot to find a place to stay. We looked at a couple of hotels, then decided to find a Ryokan. There were plenty to choose from, and this was actually the first one we went into. The staff were friendly, one man spoke a... More 

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Address: 709 Higashi Shiokojimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 32
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