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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible experience here, and the best ryokan I have been to out of several in different parts of Japan. Impeccable attention to detail, from the way your shoes are lined up for you in the morning to the delicious kaiseki meal served in your room. Room was perfectly clean. All the on site onsens as well as those in the... More 

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Gilford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our stay at this onsen resort. The staff were friendly, prompt and very helpful. The dinner and breakfast meals were delicious and traditional - food not found outside of Japan nor in Japan's large cities. The town offers a free shuttle around the area and the hotel staff were always willing and able to drive us anywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We stayed there with my children 11 and 15 and what to say, from the 2 ryokans we spent 2 night in each, all beautiful, this one is the most charming place to stay. they do have a private absolutely wonderful garden which goes along with the rooms and the service..and i am not even talking about the onsens...wow !

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Nishimuraya Honkan is truly an amazing place. It's far from cheap, but once you'll get there you'll understand why. Our room was towards the back of the hotel, with a very convoluted route to get there. In our room we understood why, each room looks out onto a garden, careful arranged to make sure no-one else can look in. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is actually a delayed review from a March 2014 trip to Kinosaki. Traditional ryokan experience. Amazing experience with exceptional service. Kinosaki is a beautiful rural japanese onsen village and Nishimuraya is the ultimate luxury ryokan. I think we looked slightly ridiculous getting about town with our clogs and yakuta visiting the different onsens but who cares! The onsens in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I booked this ryokan on the recommendation of a friend and it was truly amazing, unforgettable - if you want to experience something truly beautiful in Japan this is the place for you - its definitely not cheap but it is worth every $$$ you spend. My husband and I were lucky enough to have a room with our own... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

If you are looking for a traditional Japanese Guest House experience you cannot beat this accomodation. Honkan is located in Kinosaki Onsen which is a small spa (onsen) town about 2 hours away from Kyoto. Originally I wanted to try a Ryokan in Kyoto but due to the expense and the quality decided to stay here and I could not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Beautifully styled decor, delicious food, warm hosts and a wonderful onsen experience. I hope this isn’t a once in a lifetime as i’d love to visit Nishimuraya Honkan again. The Kaiseki dinner was a 10 course work of art. Kinosaki Onsen is a charming town and we enjoyed clip clopping around the streets in our sandals. If you’re searching for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

My wife and I stayed at Nishimuraya Honkan for our honeymoon and we had an amazing time. From emails exchanged prior to our stay to the time we stayed, we were treated with attentiveness and care that I have never experienced. When we got out of the Kinosakionsen station, a shuttle bus for NIshimuraya was waiting already. When the driver... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Nishimura Honkon (main building) is located near the end of the onsen street which takes about 15 minutes to walk from the train station. And since it is located off the main area, it occupied a bigger lot than most other hotels. The annex hotel is much bigger in size and therefore located even further down from the corner... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nishimuraya Honkan is a traditional Japanese ryokan, located in the famouse hot spring town of Kinosaki Onsen, near Kyoto/Osaka. Our ryokan has more than 150 years of history and was selected as "best onsen ryokan" in Japan by Lonely Planet and is also listed in the Michelin Guide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nishimuraya Honkan

Address: 469 Kinosakicho Yushima, Toyooka 669-6101, Hyogo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Toyooka > Kinosaki Onsen
Price Range: $412 - $1,035 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nishimuraya Honkan 4.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Nishimuraya Honkan Hotel Toyooka
Nishimuraya Honkan Japan/Toyooka, Hyogo
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