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Nishiyama Ryokan

3.5 of 5 Ryokan   |   433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0933, Japan
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Ranked #11 of 194 Kyoto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in Nishiyama Ryokan during the spring holidays this year. It was the perfect season to see the sakura ! We had a great time there and the ryokan was perfect. Very attentive hosts, big family room to accommodate all of us, great public baths. The location is perfect and within walking distance from Kyoto center. Bike rental available... More

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Daegu, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

October 2012, we went on a trip to Kyoto. It was a short trip of 2 days and 1 night. We wanted to spend a comfortable night in the ryokan. But most of the ryokan is expensive. We have quite a lot of research. Nishiyama Ryokan is small. But it was very comfortable. In addition, the service was excellent. Breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

A very memorable stay. The maid was very attentive and made our stay very comfortable. Off peak season so we had the entire bath to ourselves. Would skip the dinner. Can get much better keiseki outside

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Agree on the point that someone below made that this place was like a very expensive hostel. The location was great, but the building was not that nice and not particularly "traditional". The rooms were decorated in traditional style but that was about it.... the beds on the floor were too thin so were quite uncomfortable. The service wasn't great,... More

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thank you for staying at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN. we are very sorry for your uncomfortable. NISHIYAMA RYOKAN is not traditionl style inn and is like hotel style(5 stories building). and new year dinner and breakfast is traditional style new years osechi meals , meals is not hot for traditional style,and because in Japan long time ago ,we heard that we can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Nishiyama Ryokan is an excellent way to experience traditional Japanese accommodation; it is an easy 5-10 minute taxi ride from Kyoto Station and walking distance to a lot of the temples along the foothills in Kyoto. It is a beautifully run Ryokan; I would recommend having dinner here as well - it was a five star Japanese meal with stunning... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

It was a pleasure to stay at this ryokan. It is very well located and easily accessible by Kyoto Bus services, the best way to go around the town, but you can easily walk (20m) to Gion area, and it's 5m away from the river side. It has also a Public Bath on the basement that it is not crowed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My husband stayed here for three nights while in Kyoto during February 2012. The location was perfect, right in the heart of Kyoto and close to transportation. The staff was extremely welcoming. When we arrived before check in time they held our luggage, and welcomed us into a tea ceremony demonstration. The Ryokan was beautiful. It allowed us to experience... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Overall I had a lovely stay in Nishiyama Ryokan. This was my first time at a Ryokan and overall I was impressed with the quality of the room and public bath facility was surprisingly good! The traditional bed was a little hard however they have an extra futon mattress in the closet and if you lay both down on top... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was one of the loveliest places i've ever stayed in. We paid $190AUD/night for a twin room, the room was spacious, clean and airy, in traditional ryokan fashion with lots of separated areas, plenty of cupboard space, a table with a kettle and tea/coffee, clean (but small) bathroom. The beds were a little bit too thin for my liking,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for seven nights in August. Our room was spacious, clean, bright, and cheery. The location is hard to beat. The onsen baths were lovely and clean - I never had to share them! Baths are open in the morning from 7-8:30 and from 4-12 in the evening. There is a 12 midnight curfew. Free... More

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Also Known As:
Nishiyama Ryokan Hotel
Nishiyama Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
Address: 433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0933, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
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Ranked #11 of 194 B&Bs / Inns in Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nishiyama Ryokan 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
NISHIYAMA RYOKAN is small japanese style hotel.more than 2000 visitors from around the world stay with each year.plese enjoy traditional japanese culture at very reasonable rates.thank you in advance ... more   less 
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