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576-1 Matsumotocho, Ebisugawa Agaru,Gokomachi, Nakagyo-ku | (Teramachidori Ebisugawadori Nishiiru), Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0982, Japan
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B&B Keiko
Ranked #2 of 88 B&Bs / Inns in Kyoto
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This was an absolute gem during our visit to Kyoto. In terms of service, it's more like a western B&B or rented apartment than a traditional ryokan (which typically serves meals). However, for those who are simply interested in staying in a traditional Japanese room with tatami floors and futon bedding, this is a wonderful choice! It offers the freedom... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Echoing what many others have said this is a brilliant place to stay. It is a traditional small 2 storey house with two living rooms downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs (separated by a small hallway). The small bathroom (no shower, Japanese bath) and separate loo are downstairs. It worked perfectly for our family of four, as with no staff on... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you want to stay in a reasonably priced place with an authentic Kyoto experience this is the place! The B&B is a traditional Japanese style house. For our family of 4 it was perfect as the adults stayed in one room and the kids stayed in the other (it has 2 bedrooms). If you are tall make sure you... More

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

B&B Keiko is a authentic old Japanese style house located in a charming neighborhood with small shops. The house has two rooms upstairs with a common seating area, a bathroom and toilet downstairs. The best room is the room nearest the garden. Keiko is an amazing and wonderful host. The service is more than excellent, she gave us really good... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This was the most unique stay of our 6 week stay. This traditional house is full of character and makes the perfect kyoto experience. The great tea house ippodo is right around the corner. Keiko is a wonderful host, thank you. Highly recommended!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Everything that everyone says about this place is true, and more. It's like living in an enlarged dolls house: the fragile beauty of sliding doors, wooden floors and tiny staircases. We were lucky, being off season, to have the place to ourselves and enjoy its serene beauty. The website is a bit misleading, since it implies that the place is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We stayed in Keiko B&B over the Christmas period for our group of 7. I simply love this ryokan for its old charm and the lovely and wonderful host, Keiko. The ryokan is as what most describe - warm, cosy, comfy futon beds. The ryokan is located near Kyoto City Hall subway, about 10 min walk and it's close to... More

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Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I stayed in this Ryokan with my family for around 5 or 6 days before moving on to Osaka. The owner is an extremely nice and friendly lady. The house is around 90 years old and for such an old house it has been very well maintained. Everything is very clean and still in very good condition so no worries... More

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We stayed here for three nights in October as part of our two week holiday in Japan. The accommodation is basic but very well located for the price. Breakfast is included at a cafe round the corner. The value however of staying here is the owner, Keiko. She is extremely welcoming, warm and eager to help you make the most... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I stayed at B&B Keiko for one night in September. The place is in a good location (although a bit hard to find, especially at night) and the house is a wonderful traditional japanese Ryokan (with tatami mattes on the floor and a futon to sleep on). The rooms a spacious and clean, the shared bathroom is clean although it... More

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Address: 576-1 Matsumotocho, Ebisugawa Agaru,Gokomachi, Nakagyo-ku | (Teramachidori Ebisugawadori Nishiiru), Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0982, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Number of rooms: 2

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