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Ryokan Ohto

2.5 of 5
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  |   7 Ichinohashi Miyanouchi-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0994, Japan
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Ranked #269 of 331 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa O Midleton, Cork, Ireland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Midleton, Cork, Ireland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for three nights with husband and teenage son. Room was perfectly sized for us and had a little balcony also. Bathroom was a tight squeeze but adequate. It is well located just off the main tourist drag but connections are close by. Enjoyed eating in the neighbourhood cafés and restaurants and used the laundromat. Owner was reserved but... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a reasonable, well located ryokan. Don't expect anything fancy. The bathroom and toilet are down the hall, the walls are paper thin and our room had no window. Nonetheless, we stayed there for 4 nights in September and have few regrets. It is on a subway line and a busy bus line. It is close to the train... More

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A bit of a walk from Kyoto Station but not unbareable. Got lost getting here, very turned around once we got out of the station. But once we figured out where it was it was easy getting around and getting situated. There are a ton of Ryokans in Kyoto and all the best ones get taken right away so I... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was a pretty respectable place to stay in Kyoto for the price! Location: Near Shichijo Station which is convenient for getting around! It's on a side street off the main street so might take some time finding. Service: Check in was acceptable. Usually no one at the counter, and sometime we see them sleeping at the back. Decor: Was... More

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Palo Alto, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Bottom line: two relatively sleepless nights… although defendants of this establishment might claim some residuals of jetlag influenced the minimal REM. The room itself was clean & basic – tatami floor & a small table, with a shared bathroom & toilet. The issue was that the walls had no acoustic insulation: any sound, inside the hotel as well as external,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I spent here 4 nights with my family, during our kyoto visit. I was a bit worried, since I red these reviews before we arrived to Kyoto, but we had absolutely no problems. The lady was really nice, and liked our daughter much. Only minus was my own fault when I was so tired that I paid too much (4000... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is the worst accomodation experience we have had, not only in Japan but worlwide (travelling on a world tour). A friend of mine had booked 2 rooms for 2 couples for 3 nights and had pre paid via a booking website. When we arrived, the owner lady told us that we could not get 2 separate rooms as booked... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Ryokan Ohto provides comfortable lodging in the Japanese style. Great location, two station away from Kyoto Station. Convenience Store is just about 5 mins walk from the Ryokan. The bathroom is very clean and with a Japanese's style bath tub. Water supply is good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I booked this room online for my trip in May 1-2 in Kyoto and specified privatebathroom as I am travelling with my son (5 years old). The old lady gave me a room without bathroom and said the rate in the website is only for 1st April. Totally not stated in the website! I let it go and went out... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I loved this place! It was near the station and on the route of the buses that takes you to the main temples, besides the lady that runs it is very kind and nice. The place is very clean and comfortable

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Address: 7 Ichinohashi Miyanouchi-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0994, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ryokan Ohto 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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