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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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Singapore, Singapore
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Spent 5 days in Kyoto for vacation with my two sons. Found this ryokan to be excellent value compared to similar ones in more "touristic" areas such as Gion. Location is very convenient at 3 minutes from a subway station that can take you almost anywhere. Room was surprisingly spacious- they actually joined 2 rooms so we had a separate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My fiancée and I stayed here while on our trip in Kyoto. We enjoyed all the help we got from the staff and the great breakfasts that we ordered. The ryokan also had festival games that the guests could play for free along with other more traditional entertaining events. We got to try Japanese tea ceremony and origami both events... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Would definitely stay here again. The staff is quite friendly & helpful (English better than most too). Location is superb & the food is really good. This is my 3rd time visiting Kyoto & I just love it! The hot baths are wonderful & help if you do a lot of walking during the daytime. I took a bath every... More

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Shanghai, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great bath~ really! It's my first time to take a pubilc bath in my life and, so interesting! Room is quite good with lovely notes left on the table. Location is a little far away from the main road if you take your suitcase and get there by walking. And, in Apr, it's rather a bit to expensive (lol).

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We were looking for a traditional ryokan experience in Kyoto and heard this place was lovely, but were quite disappointed. I think the prices were increased for Golden Week and we paid about $500 for one night for two people, including breakfast and dinner. However, neither meal was the traditional experience of being served in our room (the meals are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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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Address: 433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-0933, Japan
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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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