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Nishiyama Ryokan

3.5 of 5 433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0933, Japan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location near subway and beautiful property. Japanese rooms are very simple but comfortable. Bathroom is a little small but not unmanageable by any means. Clean property and has an authentic beautiful public bathhouse on site, also well kept and clean. Owners offered an authentic tea service upon check out, very nice couple. Did not partake in breakfast or dinner... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking distance from Shiyakusho-Mae Subway Station. Comfortable futon to sleep on. Very spacious room. Toilet is small though! Comes with toiletries. Friendly staff, had a green tea ceremony freshly made for us before we left. Breakfast was Japanese Style Kaiseki. Very nice. Recommended to rest and relax.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Perfect location! Within walking distance to Imperial Gardens, main shopping district, subway and bus lines. Recommend getting a taxi from Kyoto station only about 1200 yen. Also in a really pleasant area, lovely to walk around and plenty of artisan shops and partisseries so you don't need to take the inclusive breakfast option. Staff very helpful and friendly, public baths... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I would recommend this Hotel. It is located in a 5 storey building. Some may not term it as a truly Japanese ryokan. However the majority of the rooms are japanese-styled beds i.e.. futon beds on tatami matted rooms. We had japanese breakfast at the Hotel and it was excellent. My main criticism is the bathroom which is extremely small.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I can't fault nishiyama ryokan. Stayed for 3 nights made to feel like family. The staff speak very good english and are helpful and knowledgeable. Bedrooms are wonderful. The food is worth every penny. Breakfast is a feast every morning. Shabu shabu tea is totally worth doing and a bargain at ¥5000. Traditional tea ceremony is available every morning for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Quite simply one of the most welcoming hotels I've ever been in. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff who go out of their way to ease Western tourists into the Japanese way of life. Also the breakfast is stunning and for ¥5000 you can enjoy a shabu shabu dinner which is to die for. The location is around... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Food: For an unforgettable experience, book room with kaiseiki (course dinner) and breakfast! you will not regret the experience. Food was prepared with much care and every course was such a delight! Room: Most ryokans would required at least 2 persons to a room but I managed to book as a single. Room was spacious enough to accommodate another person.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great value for money and incredibly well located. Staff very nice also. Location is perfect for all the sites of Kyoto and easy walking distance. I would defy use this Ryokan again. Didn't eat in the Ryokan.

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Yeppoon, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We really enjoyed this ryokan. The service was great, they even provided guests with demonstrations of the tea ceremony and some music in the lobby. The room was great and the location was very convenient, a short walk to the metro and the shops.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Clean Traditional tatami room in modern hotel with mat floors, futons, safe, closets, tv, low table. A modern bathroom with push button toilet is clean if small. A communal bath and soaking tub for each gender is good for relaxation after a day seeing the sights. Convenient location close to main bus/subway lines, a large covered shopping area, the canal... More 

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Address: 433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0933, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nishiyama Ryokan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Nishiyama Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
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#12 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto

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