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Daiya Ryokan

2.5 of 5 Ryokan   |   292 Ameyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8148, Japan (Kyoto Station)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Daiya is located near a bus stop (bus no. 5 from the city). It's within walkable distance to Kyoto train terminal (5-10mins) - there are restaurants/shopping beside/around the terminal. We stayed there for a night because all the other hotels were fully booked. The owner is very nice and oversee most of the stuffs herself. However, cleanliness of the room/toilet... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Daiya Ryokan is very well located near Kyoto main station. Owner is very kind but it is the only guesthouse, during our japan trip, which was not clean. Being king does not compensate for not being clean. We definitely do not recommend it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

Stayed two nights and disgusted enough. There were no rooms left for the new year holiday so we chose the only available one in kyoto area. And it was a terrible idea! The owner, an old japanese lady, has an extremely low standard for cleaness. It started off from the owner's dog pee-d on the tatami aisle. It was on... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

this place is not easy to find, since i got the map from google map and its not specific.luckily when we ask to several people near kyoto station its quiet famous among them. cons -toilet at the upstairs is annoying, unisex toilet with no lock -the tatami dusty and smelly -the owner have a dog which is noisy and stinky... More

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urbino
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

the most filthy ryokan i have seen in my life...and so expensive ...we paid for 5 night 350 euros without breakfast ...the first night we discovered the air condition dropping water on my futon and the walls so dirty.....we notify at the owner (old japanese woman pretending to be polite but so fake) the fact but she was so lazy... More

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norfolk, england
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2010

Easy to find from the STN, friendly owner with 2 tiny dogs. It states they have a restaurant, I stayed there 9 nights but never saw it open. Evertthing is a bit worn out and slightly shabbly, but that's O.K. with me for this price. A single dried up used contact lens stayed on the side of the communal wash... More

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Address: 292 Ameyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8148, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Daiya Ryokan 2.5*
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