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Kyomachiya Ryokan Sakura

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228 Butsuguyacho Aburanokoji Hanayacho Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8347, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #50 of 342 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a good stay here, close to all the bits of Kyoto that you want to be near and close enough to an underground station. It is only a month old so is very fresh. We stayed in a maisonette room which had plenty of room and access to an upper level with view of a small but pretty landscaped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the Kyomachiya Ryokan Sakura in March 2015 and were blown away by the warm welcome and the hospitality shown to us by each staff member. Not only were the rooms clean and exactly as we expected them to be, but the staff also took the trouble of giving us lots and lots of tips about... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This Ryokan is a fake. It is clean and well located but if you are looking for a Ryokan kind of experience, you'd better go somewhere else. The japanese style rooms have futons that are more like cheap mattresses. The bathroom is what you would expect in a cheap motel (a one block of plastic). Rooms are noisy, your hear... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The hotel is about 15 minutes walk from the Kyoto station. The room was large and very clean. The futon on the floor was very thick and soft. They offer great Japanses cultural experience sessions at night. The room was nice and warm. Loved staying at this lovely ryokan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed for four nights in this ryokan. It was in a residential area and very quite in all the days and nights, although the noise from the guests in the next room may disturb, as it was a Kyomachiya - a type of traditional home of Kyoto built all by wood. The room was in traditional Japanese style with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

What a treasure this place is, it's a quick 10 minute walk from Kyoto central train station, easy for it to get on numerous city buses and the staff are just so accomodating. The rooms are super clean and enormous. The beds and quilts ensure a good nights sleep after many kilometres of walking around Kyoto. The breakfast is good... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Excellent, well maintained and clean place. Breakfast is delicious! They even provide heater on the floor at the corner of the table to keep your legs and feet warm. Nice touch. Stayed in the unit with tatami and a small garden. Room is not big but adequate since you only spread your bed on the tatami when sleeping. Staffs are... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Decided to embrace the historical and cultural kyoto by opting to stay in a Ryokan. What an experience! We were brought up to our room in the 3rd level and upon opening the doors we were so surprised at the space and layout of the room. It was small (6 tatami mats) and the 'living area' was made into a... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I had always dreamed of staying in a traditional ryokan but alas, it was a busy weekend(Fall in Kyoto) and there was nothing but a few run down places available. Thankfully a room at Sakura opened up and based on the reviews I was glad to have grabbed it. Although the name of the hotel has a Ryokan in it,... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

On my personal opinion where are no bad hotels in Japan. Well, we did not live in bad ones. We spent 5 nights in Kyoto: 2 nights in a simple, slightly boring and ordinary one - will not call it's name and will not post negative review) but after that we moved to Kyomachiya Ryokan Sakura. And it was a... More 

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