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Hotel Mume

261 Shinmonzen dori, Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0064, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 139 hotels in Kyoto
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Possibly my favourite hotel in Japan, Asia...and heck, the world. This was our second stay in Mume, retiring after about two and half years. We stayed in the Wind room (again) and were delighted once again with the quality of the accommodation and the exceptional service. Everything at Mume revolves around making the guest as comfortable and happy as possible.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

- Extremely helpful at reservation. We had to book 2 different rooms due to lack availability but they came back to us due to a cancellation and we finally got the same room for the entire stay. - amazing location, walking distance to a lot of the places you want to see in Kyoto - perfect room with everything you... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our group of 8 loved this little hotel. Easy walking distance to shopping. Beautiful location is close to several shrines. Good breakfast, very filling. We got fruit, yogurt, a boiled egg, several rolls and various soup. With only 7 rooms you have to book early, but it was worth every penny!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel on recommendation, and couldn't have been more pleased. Excellent service, nothing was too much trouble. Excellent location walking distance to all the sights in Gion. Would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to anyone and will definitely return.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived we knew our stay at Mume would be different to every other hotel we had stayed at. Being a small boutique hotel we expected a higher level of personal service but what we got was beyond anything we had imagined! Hisako, Miyuki, Taiki and all the staff were incredibly friendly, helpful and warm - nothing... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words cannot describe our experience staying at Mume! We travel a lot for work and pleasure and and stayed in top hotels around the globe, but trust me no other hotel would ever beat the service and thoughtfulness of Mume. Hisako and her team really made our 21st anniversary a magnificent one. Mume will be the only address in kyoto... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Japan we decided to make Kyoto the centre of the vacation, staying in the city for 18 nights. As we did not want to change hotels, we did extensive research to find one that had exemplary reviews. This led us to select Hotel Mume for our stay. We spent 14 nights in the Flower Room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wish I could give it more than 5 stars. We stayed at this lovely boutique for 4 nights. We didn't want to leave. Rooms are large and beautiful and bathrooms are modern with the highest tech toto toilets that exist. Every detail is lovely about this hotel. It is a jewel. The Gion location can't be beat. The hotel hosts... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seen all the rooms in the hotel and my family and I are staying in the Butterfly and it is nicely docorated and quite spacious. Hotel Mume's service is the best that you can ever get. They communicate by emails promptly. They are also quite helpful in booking for restaurant and printing out maps to where you want... More

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed in the Butterfly Room for 7 nights in December of 2013 and enjoyed every minute of our time. Hisako-san and her staff made us feel as though we were living in their home. We've traveled pretty extensively around the world and never experienced the degree of care that was shown by the Mume staff. For... More

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Address: 261 Shinmonzen dori, Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0064, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
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Ranked #1 of 139 hotels in Kyoto
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