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Nishiyama Ryokan

3.5 of 5 433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto 604-0933, Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Kuala Lumpur
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars NEW

This is a late review. I was here in November 2013 with my cousin and my then 14-month old baby. It was a bit hard to find, mainly because I am bad at reading maps, and I was dropped off at a different junction that I asked the driver to. Anyway, they were kind enough to help find me in... More 

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and quiet place, superb bath (unusual in such a small place), excellent breakfast ! I'll definitely come back again. Only the wifi didn't work so good in the room, only on 1st floor but then, it was in a big room with lots of places, also good for socializing with other guests

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first stay in a Ryokan. I selected it mainly for the experience during my trip in Japan this January. I was only staying one night for that reason (traveling from Osaka). The hotel is very clean. The entrance to the hotel is in a normal street, so you may want to keep your map or GPS handy,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights recently and we enjoyed every bit of it. The ryokan has all the old, traditional charm to it with a slight hint of modernity. The Ryokan itself: beautiful well kept establishment, the pond is so quaint and charming, small but elegant. Nothing about the place feels 'old' even though it resonates... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Nishiyama ryokan is a small, family-owned Japanese style cozy place to stay. It is located in a central area with easy access to all areas of Kyoto. We stayed 2 nights and decided to mix it up. The first night we stayed on Tatami mats in a traditional Japanese room and then switched into a western room with twin futon... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I rather enjoyed my stay here. Linguistic purists will point out that this is more of a "hotel" than a ryokan (which some may actually prefer anyway). I think it is a hybrid somewhat in the middle. Our room, especially given the price, was one of the larger ones we had in Japan, at least it felt that way. Staff... More 

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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

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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Sydney
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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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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 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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Address: 433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto 604-0933, Kyoto Prefecture
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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