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Hiiragiya Bekkan

431 Yamamotocho, Gokomachi 2jo Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0933, Japan (Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya)
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Ranked #14 of 193 Kyoto B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wraysbury, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and it was a great experience. It was comfortable and they made you feel very well looked after. We asked for a garden room as read that there are no windows if you do not. Also we did not fancy the fish for breakfast on the second morning and so asked for a western breakfast... More

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Macau, China
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43 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I stayed at ryokan Hiiragiya for one night only. I stayed in 3 ryokan in Kyoto and this one was definitely the best one. The place is absolutely beautiful, with a nice view on an inner japanese garden. The service did reach near perfection, so did the Kaiseki dinner and breakfast.

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Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Why we chose Hiiragiya: My girlfriend and I wanted traditional Japanese luxury to "splurge" on. This would would include Kaiseki dinners, Onsen baths, Tatami mat sleeping, Yukata robes, Japanese gardens and old wooden architecture as seen in samurai movies - things you can only find in Japan. We heard that the grand old ryokans like Hiiragiya main house or Tawaraya... More

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San Francisco, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I recently stayed at Hiiragiya Bekkan with 3 friends and we had an amazing stay. The service was fantastic, with regular tea and water brought to our room when we returned from our day out. The onsen facilities were nice, with a large soaker tub that fit 3 of us easily, and 3 shower stations with plenty of products and... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Despite being first timers the staff at this ryokan instantly put us and our nerves at ease - we had a great time getting out of our comfort zones and experiencing some true Japanese hospitality. We paid a bit more for a larger room and we're surprised to find we had two big tatami rooms with a view of a... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Beyond the decadent accommodations, 10 course dinner menu & a special bkfst all highlighting traditional Japanese Kyoto cuisine it's an education that doesn't stop teaching. The new year traditional floral arrangement near the praying area, the lack of furnishing on the tatami mats, movement of dining table to set out the luscious bedding, the reading room beside the garden, the... More

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Portland, Oregon
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8 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I did quite a bit of research before booking my one night ryokan experience in Kyoto. This was to be my single splurge in Japan. I was infatuated with several of the top ryokans in the area, but could not bring myself to pay the money! I decided on the Hiiragiya Bekkan Annex, and was happy with my choice. As... More

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Irvine, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

while visiting Kyoto, I knew that i wanted to experience a night in a Ryokan but at the same time, didnt want to spend a huge amount of money. at $400+ for one night, this was still a big splurge on a vacation but it was cool to get the ryokan experience. arrived early before check-in time but was able... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

One thing surprise me the most is that they made customer feeling like going home. I book the room by phone but it was their night time that only the Japanese speaking staff is available. When we arrived he instantly came to us to carry our luggages. When we left hotel for the day he walked us out and wave... More

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San Francisco
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13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Hiiragiya Bekkan is a beautiful small classy ryokan. The location is convenient; the room was excellent/better than average & had a pretty garden view. The meals were very good. Our host, Chia, made our stay a very enjoyable experience.

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Address: 431 Yamamotocho, Gokomachi 2jo Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0933, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
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