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Station Ryokan Seiki

2.0 of 5 Japanese Pension   |   24-5 Kitakarasumaru-cho, Higashi-kujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8017 , Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It's a bit hard to pin down why I enjoyed my stay, but we really did. The owners are very friendly, and were extremely helpful to us (plus, the dog is a complete cutie). As for the essentials of a hotel stay, it was...probably sub-par. The room was "pretty clean" by my standards, and "pretty dirty" by my wife's (does... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The water backed up & the owner could care less. If you need to bathe or use the bathroom, you have to use it somewhere else. So what if there's over an inch of water on the bathroom floor. It's too late to call the plumber. Forget moving you to another room or giving you a discount or giving you... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Ok, this is cheap. But we had there the smallest rooms ever in Japan. Bathrooms are shared between rooms. Walls are paper thin frames (hello neighbour!). Low price is not an excuse (and it was not so low!). Really, you can find much better than this.

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West Linn, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have taken groups of high school students to Japan, and have stayed at the Seiki 3 times. The rooms are traditional tatami, with futon. Although small, each room has a bathroom, a TV, a small refrigerator, an electric kettle for water, and free wi-fi. The owners--a husband and wife team--have gone out of their way to help us in... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I normally don't give strong negative words for reviews but this ryokan owner is what I described above. I made a reservation for 3 rooms 7 nights (a good catch for them I supposed). But within their standard no charge cancellation time frame I cancelled the booking. Using the same thread that they sent to confirm my reservation. No reply... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I normally look at the bright side of things, but that was impossible with this hotel. Minuscule rooms, cheap construction which hasn't had any maintenance since years: the walls were dripping with water in the morning, the sink was leaking and wouldn't drain and you wouldn't dare to flush the toilet during the night in fear of waking up the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I had a one night stay as it was just meant to be a transit stay between Kanazawa and leaving for Kansai Airport the next day. Quite a clean place but small, though sufficient for a solo traveler like myself. Cleanliness is quite alright except that there are some yellow stains on the window shades. The heater was out of... More 

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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

stayed for 2 nights with my hubby, dad & mum , rooms located on 2/f & 4/f. quiet nights for good sleep. Excellent location as just 10 mins walk from Kyoto station. Basically the communication with the hosts were fine as they can speak English. Lift is available which is good as we got 2 x 32" lugguages. as mentioned... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Stayed for 1 night during peak season. Good location and relatively good price. I stayed on the 5th storey, which means I have to walk up one storey from where the lift stops. The room is very small as a twin room, the hygiene is good. The mattress is a pleasent surprise as a ryokan - I am able to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

spent 3 days. was a very good, inexpensive multistoried 'ryokan' near kyoto station. its not 'traditional' in that its multistoried. the owner is very helpful, jolly and active. he offered a free day bus pass, a free map of kyoto, of the vicinity as well, and general traveller tips to whats around and how to go about. will return and... More 

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Address: 24-5 Kitakarasumaru-cho, Higashi-kujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8017 , Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Station Ryokan Seiki 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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