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Uronza

427 Yohoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8477, Kyoto Prefecture
Uronza
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights and it is a great traditional style wooden guesthouse. The place is absolutely spotless and the rooms are cozy and comfy. There is even a small zen garden downstairs. As it is a traditional style place you sleep on a futon on tatami mats. They were very warm and cozy even though it was... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

good location,not the best but near shopping center(3 or 4 bus stop).The owner is also the staff, keep the guesthouse very clean, he is always in his room,but if u knock the door,he will be happy to answer your question

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We stayed in Uronza guesthouse for five nights in March 2013. The architecture and interior design are stunning. The owner Hidi maintains his guesthouse very well and keeps the place exceptionally clean. He helped us by providing local information & was interesting to talk to as he has travelled extensively himself. On our booking in he explained some house rules... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I've been to Japan twice but never had I experience tatami bed before. Uronza gave me the opportunity to try tatami bed when I visited in early April. The weather that time was still cold and I wore my winter jacket each time I went to the toilets and baths (as the toilets and baths are not connected to the... More 

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The owner is very helpful, and the place is really feel like a japanese traditional house, the kitchen and the bathroom is very clean, and the tatami is the softest,coziest, fluffy and freshly smell from all the guest house we ever been stay in Japan.. :) it is the place if you love quietness, but if you love to mingled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

The guesthouse is comfortable and pretty quiet. Rooms are fairly spacious, and the toilets and baths maintained well and very clean. The rules of the house are fairly valid and shd pose no concern. Try reaching the place before 9 pm when u check in as it gets fairly quiet after that and no one to ask for directions .... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We stay 6nights in this lovely place during Sakura season. The location is great and the place is very very clean. The room is basic but after the whole day walking or cycling in Kyoto, it is a warm and cozy room to sleep. Shower is good and modern. Bathroom is the cleanest I have ever seen in my life.... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Great house, very clean and very fresh, and a nice helpful owner, speaking good english. The house was quite new and for the price it's excellent. There are some baths quite closeby and you can take the bus (or a longer walk ) to the market and Gion. The only thing i found a bit nonlikeable (but which is clearly... More 

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Beijing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Tucked down an unassuming side street in central Kyoto, Uronza is a real hidden gem. As we walked from the subway to the guest house, I was having a hard time imagining a traditional Japanese house in the midst of the city. However, once we turned down the back streets and started walking past dinky little boutiques and eateries, things... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

One of the best places i have ever been! The house is very clean and charming. The garden is beautiful and the rooms were comfortable and with characters. The price was very cheap. Definitively a great bargain and recommended if you want to have a unique experience in Kyoto. It might get a bit cold in winter as the bathroom... More 

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