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Matsui Honkan Ryokan

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405 Izutsuyacho Nakagyo-ku | (Yanagino Banba Rokkaku Sagaru), Kyoto 604-8113, Kyoto Prefecture
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Quezon City, Philippines
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My friend wanted to experience the traditional japanese style (ryokan) accommodation so i looked in the net and found this place. Found it to be expensive but we booked nonetheless for the experience. No expectation except knowing that we will sleep on the floor using futon beds. We were pleasantly surprised with the elaborate breakfast set before us the next... More 

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Matsui-inn, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Did you enjoy Japanese style hotel? We all staff looking foward to meeting you again soon! Thank you. Matsui Honkan Manager More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We spent 2 nights. Short cab ride from train station to hotel. We were amazed by how large the suite was (Take) on the top floor. To say "room" is inadequate. Entry way, toilet, bathroom, room for lounging and room with futons. Everything was immaculate. Check in (with tea and sweets), orientation to room was efficient & friendly. Hotel staff... More 

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Matsui-inn, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Did you enjoy staying Kyoto? Check in sweets is our original White Miso cheesecake! Our head chef make it every day. Please come again soon. We all staff looking forward to meeting you again! Thank you. Matsui Honkan Manager More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed at Matsui Honkan for four days, and we enjoyed every minute of it! First of all, the staff are very helpful and eager to help. The hotel has a very good atmosphere and very clean. The room we stayed in was spacious, and the bathroom is beautiful! We tried the Japanese breakfast and the Kaiseki dinner and both... More 

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Sintra, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This Ryokan is just unbelievable amazing. We loved everything! Clearly one of the best places we stayed in our lives. He stayed in the Sakura room which was a traditional Japanese room. Not only the room as large (for a Japanese room) but it has a beautiful private garden. The bathroom followed the traditional way of Japanese baths, similar to... More 

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Matsui-inn, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm review! Did you enjoy Kyoto? Please come again! We all staff looking forward to meet you again. Thank you! Matsui Honkan Manager More 

Chieti, Italia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We've been here for just one night...what a mistake! Amazing and very polite crew, very big room, genuine Japanese style! We tried also the SPA and it's beautiful! We hope to come back soon in the future! If you come to Kyoto, you definitely have to stay in this ryokan!

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もも加 松, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm review! Did you enjoy staying Kyoto? We all staff hope you come again! Thank you so much! Matsui Honkan Manager More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed at Matsui Honkan for one night that we were in Kyoto and were very happy with everything: very helpful and friendly staff, traditional japanese ryokan room with modern comfortable bathroom in the room, traditional japanese breakfast, good value for money and the location is excellent - just a few minutes walking distance to the market, Pontocho and Gion... More 

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もも加 松, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our hotel is located central Kyoto. Did you enjoy sightseeing, shopping, eating Japanese food? Please come again , and we all staff hope you meet again soon! Thank you! Matsui Honkan Manager More 

SA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My family and I recently stayed at the Matsui Honkan Ryokan for 2 nights. There were 4 of us. The experience was more than we could have dreamed of. The staff at the desk was extremely friendly, professional and helpful. They helped us find alternative sight-seeing plans when the weather was poor, hailed taxis for us and answered our many... More 

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もも加 松, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm review!! Did you enjoy staying Kyoto? We are glad you liked our hotel. Please come again and we hope meet you again soon! Thank you! Matsui Honkan Manager More 

Granada, Spain
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We reserved a typical Japanese style room and we could not be more satisfied. Spacious, clean and very comfortable. Complimentary daily tea and sweets. Thanks to a pleasant Onsen and a really collaborative and friendly staff, returning to the Matsui Honkan was a pleasure after a hard day of tourism. Absolutely recommended.

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もも加 松, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm review! Did you enjoy travelling Kyoto? We hope you come again soon.. Thank you so much!! Matsui Honkan Manager More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great place to stay - staff were extremely helpful. There was a mix up with our booking, but between the Ryokan and a travel website it was quickly resolved. The in room breakfast was an amazing experience. The location of the Ryokan was great. We did a lot of walking, but that was our choice. Public transport took us to... More 

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matsuihonkan, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. Did you enjoy your trip? In Kyoto, there are so many sight seeing spots. Please come again, and we all staff waiting you. Thank you. Matsui Honkan Manager More 

Oslo, Norway
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70 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Conclusion first: this was our first experience with genuine traditional Japanese guesthouses - and yes, it fulfilled our expectations in every way. And even beyond our expections. The staff of the Matsui Honkan really made this a great and memorable stay. After our experience with this great hostel we for sure would like to try other ryokans. Location: The Matsui... More 

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matsuihonkan, マネージャー at Matsui Honkan Ryokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice message! Did you enjoy staying Kyoto? There are so many sightseeing spot in Kyoto! Please come again, and we looking for meeting you again. Thank you. Matsui Honkan Manager More 

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