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Ryokan Heianbo

725 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan (Kyoto Station)
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Ryokan Heianbo
Ranked #50 of 192 Kyoto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We decided to try a ryokan to experience the traditional way of the Japanese, which this ryokan had it all. We were greeted & checked in by the owner who was so ever pleasant. The room was big with ensuite as requested. They even had a look out garden from our room, which was a soothing sight. The whole place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Great location for sightseeing Kyoto, nice Japanese experience, very nice staff and excellent breakfast for starting day. Rooms rather simple but cosy. Wifi available only in the reception. All in all good and worth going to.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This quaint little ryokan is located in a narrow alley within easy walking distance of Kyoto Station, but that doesn't detract from its charm. It's a small family-run operation, and the owners are quite friendly and accommodating. They stored our luggage for the day even after we checked out while we explored Kyoto. We had two rooms, the only two... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Other than the good location of the hotel and relatively lower room rates, the service level is not what I had expected from the Japanese. Upon arrival at 3pm which was the check in time, the tiny lobby was dark with lights turned off and no one to be seen. We had to call out loudly 'konnichiwa!' before the lady... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Ryokan Heianbro is a great way for you to experience the traditional accommodation of Japan. Very close to the station, although we did get lost due to another tourist directions headed us in the opposite way. A kind local stopped and helped and then we were on the way. We stayed here as we wanted to experience the traditional living,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

easy walking from the kyoto station; Quiet side street. ..... very clean, comfortable affordable accommodations, courteous staff. Had to return to Kyoto unexpectedly on the same trip; chose this ryokan to come back to!

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Shipley, West Yorskshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed here as part of a guided tour. Unusually for a small ryokan we had ensuite facilities. The ryokan is extremely well located just a short walk from Kyoto station, but in a quiet street. We particularly enjoyed the Japanese breakfasts that were some of the best we had during our stay.

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

when we arrived here we were a little early for checking in but there was no staff around! luckily there was another guest who was sat in the reception who advised us they had popped out. we hung around for a little while and they appeared not long after. we were greeted by who i presume was Grandad, who spoke... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Kyoto is a very large city, so finding a ryokan like this was a real coup. The location is fantastic, primarily because it's a five-minute walk from Kyoto Station. That's key not only if you're trying to get to the train for the airport or just to get around for sightseeing, There are also lots of things to do and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This Ryokan is perfectly located about 5 minutes walk from Kyoto Station, yet it is quiet. The Japanese breakfast was delicious and the rooms spacious. Very friendly staff. Everywhere is within walking distance, from Gion to the Nishiki markets. And plenty of restaurants to Kyoto Station. For those wanting to do laundry there's a coin laundry just 5 minutes walk... More

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Address: 725 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
Also Known As:
Ryokan Heianbo Hotel Kyoto

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