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Hotel Mume

261 Shinmonzen dori, Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0064, Japan
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved many of the things others mention here – the cozy/charming and yet modern rooms, the location in Gion, the breakfast, the happy hour for drinks, fresh flowers beautifully arranged in the common areas every day… The service level is what distinguishes the Mume but I feel previous conversations about this here or elsewhere were incomplete. Yes the service level... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at Hotel Mume and wished we could have stayed longer. Loved it! Everything about the hotel is wonderful - decor, service, location. The room we stayed in, the Butterfly, was lovely with great beds, free wifi, and all the necessities we needed. The breakfast each morning with an assortment of fruit, breads, soup, etc., was delicious... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to put into words how wonderful the experience of staying at Hotel Mume we have stayed all over the world in many types of accommodation and found this lovely small hotel to be the very best in so many ways and highly recommend it to those who like the idea of a level of service that surpassed... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wonderfully positive reviews for this enchanting hotel say it all. The location is ideal, the hotel is beautifully presented and the staff members could not be more helpful. The manager, Hisako, is a tiny dynamo who ensures everything runs perfectly. The antiques, room decorations, flowers and ambiance are all designed to make guests feel very special. Happy hour (which... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I come to Kyoto, I like to stay in boutique hotels, as it feels so much more in tune with the nature of the city, and Hotel Mume was one of the hotels I'd been wanting to stay at. I usually base myself near Kyoto station at the excellent Hotel Kanra Kyoto, but thought I'd change it up a... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights here and couldn't have been more delighted with the hotel. As a family of 5 we had the top floor to ourselves in the stunning Flower room and the Butterfly room ( everything you could want is in the rooms along with the high tech loos!) Some of the previous reviews mention that the attentive service... More

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Naples, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking at my TimeHop application today and noticed I was at Hotel Mume exactly one year ago. The rooms were excellent the beds were comfortable but what made this place great was the people who work here. Service was exceptional. If I would to go back again, I would want to make a stop at Kyoto just to stay at... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful boutique hotel! Super small and the service was phenomenal. Every room has a different theme. We stayed in the “Wind” room and it was quite lovely. Their location is wonderful. We were walking distance to wonderful temples, dining and shopping. The breakfast is also wonderful; they even bake fresh pastries just for you. We seriously did not want... More

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Geoje, South Korea
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14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This small boutique hotel is located in the best part of Kyoto (Gion) in my opinion for overseas guests. The service prior to arrival was second to none...helping & advising with transport/transfers/restaurants/sightseeing etc etc. Perhaps found the service once we arrived a little over the top but hey, shouldn't complain about that. We had the smallest room which I found... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A wonderful hotel on all fronts. The owner designed and decorated the hotel with a combination of Asian antiques with modern touches. The rooms are very romantic and have very nice touches in them. Of course the most modern Todo toilets, latest edition which are all automatic with sensing technology. The locations is excellent being in the old "Gion" district... 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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