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646 Kagiya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8317 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
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Free Wifi
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2 Star accommodation
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Ryokan Shimizu Hotel Kyoto
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo > Shimogyo-ku
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for one lovely night. The Inn is cute and traditional. The workers are so kind and informative, they really go out of their way to be hospitable. Great walkable location and the public bath after a long day was incredible. Would love to...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Ryokan Shimizu is a place that leaves a lot of memory for me. We reached Kyoto late, and until Ryokan Shimizu's place was warmly welcomed by the owner. It is approximately 15 minutes' walk from Kyoto Station. The place is clean and well groomed. The...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Hade a wonderful stay here for two nights. Great service, nice room and got accommodation. Had quick WiFi and easy access to kyoto station. We were given free tea when we came home from day activities and they were super helpful with bag storage and...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I would really reccomend this ryokan. Great location, really nice personnel, nice and clean room in traditional style. I really enjoyed my stay. Also a great bonus was the private traditional bath....

1  Thank ZuzanaS382
Reviewed December 6, 2017

We stayed four nights at the Ryokan Shimizu. We had booked our room from the U.S. and were able to prepay with a credit card. Although we reserved the room with a credit card, they did not charge our account till about 5 days before...More

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January 15, 2018|
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Response from ishedwards | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were plug points around the room. We also took an extension strip with us. This permitted us to recharge several gadgets (cell phones, laptops, phone chargers etc.) all at the same time.
September 6, 2017|
Response from GiacomoBPavia_Italia | Reviewed this property |
You can ask them directly but it is not a house it is a Ryokan. If you don't know what it is you can Google it
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Is ice available for having a drink in your room? A: We serve ice at the front desk. We are thinking about heat in our room in November? A: We have air conditioners in all the room. Also, would it be better to be in... More
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"If you are a family of more than two and and you would like to share a room, they have a room for you."
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"All the rooms have their own bathroom, and it is tucked into a quiet neighborhood, so all the rooms seem to..."
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"As with most ryokans, the walls are pretty thin so you will get some noise from your neighbours!"
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