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Kikokuso

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Nishi-hairu, Hitosuji-me, Shichi-agaru, Sumiyoshi-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8143, Kyoto Prefecture
Kikokuso
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Ryokan proved to be a great place to base our family while in Kyoto. The Yoshimura family looked after us very well, provided advice on places to go and how to get there. The house is well placed between the station, downtown and Gion district so walking to most places is easy. A bike rental shop is closeby as... More 

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The other day I received visiting, Thank you very much. We look forward sincerely also of the coming. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Felt like I was saying goodbye to friends upon check out. The staff could not have made us feel more welcome. The Inn itself is gorgeous - great location - of all the hotels my partner and I stayed in, this was by far the best!

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The other day thank you very much for coming.We look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The couple was very helpful and passionate. The interior deco was displays family heritage and cultural delicacies. The rooms were old, but definitely spadeful and authentic. The shared bathrooms were very clean and the overall property is well maintained :)) highly recommend this ryokan for those who wish to have a old day Gion experience.

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The other day thank you very much for coming.We look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We wanted to have an authentic ryokan experience and I'm so glad we chose Kikokuso. We stayed for one night and it's one of the memorable moments in the trip. The hosts were so lovely and helpful, the service and attention to detail was outstanding. They let us drop our bags early, prepared everything for us, and even drove us... More 

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The other day thank you very much for coming.We look forward to seeing you next time. More 

Hoi An, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

An exceptional experience. From the moment we arrived to our departure (where they waved us off in the cold until we had walked down the street and around the corner) this place was beyond welcoming. I traveled through Japan with three of my girlfriends and we all loved our three night stay at this gorgeous Ryokan. The hosts and their... More 

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The other day thank you very much for coming.We look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have no idea why are there bad reviews!!! But out of my 3stays in japan, this ryokan has got to be the best!!! In every sense - service, food, location, comfort and price!! Service was so personalised that the ryokan owner's son brot our heavy luggages up to the 2nd floor! And the elderly couples were expecting us although... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Spent 2 nights in Kikokuso - best decision ever. Location - 5 minutes from Kyoto station by taxi (approx ¥600 - ¥700) - 5 minutes to the famous Kiyomizu-dera by taxi - 7-10 minutes to Gion by taxi - 15 minutes to Nishiki market / central shopping district by taxi - 1 minute away from Shosei-en garden facing the ryokan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights. The facilities were traditional but adequate. The family were so friendly and lovely. Provided us with directions and maps and help whenever we needed it. We had dinner one night which was a very filling traditional meal. Enjoyed immensely.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

What a great experience for my husband myself ,my daughter ,son in law and 3 Grandchildren children ages 9 7 and 4. We arrived to a very warm welcome with information about the ryokan given to us while sipping green tea served by the Innkeeper Masami Yoshimura. Our bags were put in our rooms with little fuss as we enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Three of us stayed at this beautiful boutique Ryokan for 2 nights. We were greeted by the family, and was given a map to explain to us exactly where we were. They also assisted us in getting to the tourist attractions we wanted to go to. We had the traditional breakfast included in our room rate each day. It was... More 

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