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Kyoto Garden Ryokan Yachiyo

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34 Fukuchi Machi, Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were so excited to have a traditional ryokan experience on our trip to Japan. While I definitely don't regret going, it was much different than I expected. The Pros: 1. the location is beautiful. We got a traditional room on the first floor that opens to the garden, which was amazing. Definitely recommend if you go.... More 

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Brisbane
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were expecting something more traditional. This Ryokan was highly recommended on a Kyoto blog. The rooms were very large- like regular hotel suites with a sort of retrofitted bamboo mat. There was a massive TV with Apple TV and other very modern fittings (not exactly a traditional Japanese experience). You did have to walk around in slippers and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a traditional Japanese ryokan experience in the old capital of Kyoto, this is a close match. While they did not offer meals in your room, the restaurant on the ground floor was prepared to serve traditional shabu shabu and sukiyaki at floor tables with and without leg drops. But traditional is the word. Be prepared... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The rooms are very comfortable and beautiful with garden. . We stayed in the 16 Tatami opposite the check in counter and 8 Tatami room in the same building. The gardens in our room and by the restaurant are so beautiful with Autumn Leaves. The food and service were impeccable.

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Pasadena, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

My goddaughter, her mother and I spent two nights at Yachiyo. We had Room 1 which had a private garden and was roomy and delightful. The bathroom was large with a huge wooden tub and all of the amenities. The staff was very welcoming.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We stayed there just one night, but very much enjoyed the great service and the beautiful garden, which we could see from our room. The room itself combined tradition with modern comfort (equipment and amenities).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

My stay here was one of the highlights of my trip! My daughter and I got to experience traditional Japanese culture from the accommodation, to the food as well as the tranquil surroundings of the mountains with temples and shrines within walking distance! The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. My only regret is that I didn't stay longer!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We got there quite late (later than we expected) but that wasn't a problem. There was a man (we assume manager, we never found out) who came out to greet us and take our shoes so we could change into slippers. Then after checking us in. He firstly showed us the communal bathrooms then He took all our bags to... More 

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Melbourne
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

My wife and stayed here for 2 nights in December. This place has everything: great service, beautiful gardens, relaxing Onsen, a great location, and traditionally appointed rooms. Well, almost everything. The one thing it lacks is the most critical thing you need in a hotel: sleep. The rooms are extremely noisy, there is zero sound insulation between the rooms, zero... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Almost everything in Japan is amazing, also this lovely Garden that you can visit ridding a bike. We went in winter so the landscape was simply beautiful. You have to visit it and feel more of Kyoto in it.

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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