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Hoshinoya Kyoto

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Kyoto's famed craftsmanship and celebrated history pervade every inch of this fully restored century-old property, from the woodblock-print designs in guestrooms to the refined Kaiseki meals, landscaped grounds, and timeless setting in Arashiyama, a former playground of cour nobles.
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and impressive vistas during the Hanami cherry blossom viewing season mean that it is busiest in warmer months, though also gorgeous in the fall, when the mountains and hills along the banks turn multi-colored. Historic and engaging, even the rail cars in Western Kyoto seek to exemplify its traditional nature and scenic beauty. Many people, including natives, come to visit the 1,200 rakan statues at the Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple, which is still in use as a religious site.
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This hotel is amazing! The staff (especially Yoko!) are incredible! I used this hotel to propose to my girlfriend, and the staff made it an incredibly magical experience for both of us. The location is stunning, and rooms are perfect, and the view is one of the best i've seen in
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We stayed with Hoshinoya in Kawuizawa in February. It was such a wonderful experience we decided to visit their hotel in Kyoto. The tranquil boat trip to the hotel is already part of the enjoyment. We had a room facing the river. The view must be even more stunning when it’s
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Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at Hoshinoya Kyoto
Responded Jan 3, 2019
Dear LegendLau, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of HOSHINOYA Kyoto as well as your beautiful pictures! We are delighted to hear that your second HOSHINOYA stay was equally memorable, starting with the welcome boat ride to check-in. We are also honored by your kind recommendation of our resort. Our services indeed strive to provide an authentic and comfortable experience for our guests. As you know, we have a variety of other unique accommodations, and do hope you choose to stay with us at one of them again--perhaps in the spring for a view of cherry blossoms! Sincerely, Guest Relations Manager
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I've stayed here twice, and will continue to stay at Hoshinoya properties everytime I go to Japan. I usually stay here in the middle of my Japan vacation for some much needed rest and relaxation after the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. It really is tranquil and peaceful and the
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Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at Hoshinoya Kyoto
Responded 6 days ago
Dear invizen, Thank you for staying with us yet again at HOSHINOYA Kyoto and for taking the time to write a review! It is wonderful news to hear that you continue enjoying your time in our care--we are very honored that our resort has become a welcome respite for you after busy travels in the capital city where you can find a bit of peace and relaxation. As you are aware, our servcies aim to provide authentic, yet comfortable getaways for our guests. Thank you again for your stunning review, and we look forward to serving you again soon, whether in Kyoto or at any of our other HOSHINOYA properties! Sincerely, Guest Relations Manager
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Stunning and beautiful stay at Hoshinoya Kyoto. Everything is perfect, except the price is a little too high. But will definitely come back again in the future. People there are all very polite. The view of the room is awesome. Facilities in the room are the best compare with
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Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at Hoshinoya Kyoto
Responded 6 days ago
Dear princeton12, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of HOSHINOYA Kyoto! It is great news to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that you found the facilities, service, and dining satisfactory for your travel needs. Our services strive to provide authentic, yet comfortable nature getaways for our guests. We would certainly welcome the opportunity to serve you again here in Kyoto, and look forward to seeing you soon! Sincerely, Guest Relations Manager
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If you are a person likes meditate, this is a place for you to visit once of your life. you will be a poet and artist wile you are there. you do not need to say anything but you are already in the haven.
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Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at Hoshinoya Kyoto
Responded Feb 19, 2019
Dear handsonh2, Thank you for sharing a great review of HOSHINOYA Kyoto. It is wonderful news to hear that you were able to relax while enjoying time together and that you were satisfied with our property, and the landscape. Our services do indeed strive to create a comfortable and inviting atmosphere where our guests can immerse themselves in the nature around them. We are happy to welcome you back to Kyoto and hope to see you at one of our many unique accommodations in the near future. Best regards, Guest Relations Manager
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Thank you for your question. First of all, we are sorry about the inconvenience you faced this time. The package you found for May 5 does not include dinner and breakfast, however you can order them once you booked the package (or you can decide it upon your arrival.) We should have mentioned this option more clearly, again we are sorry for bothering you. Each price including tax and service fee is as below. Dinner: 23,760yen Breakfast: 4,514yen (Japanese style) Since our package consists of the room fee, dinner fee and breakfast fee independently, there is no difference between the package including dinner and breakfast and the one without them. Besides, if your have any other requests or question, you can ask our reservation team via e-mail anytime.
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Hi there, do you accept infants? Rebecca
Ms. Rebecca, thank you very much for your inquiry. Actually, reservations are only accepted for adult guests (13 years of age or above). Due to the structure of the main building of HOSHINOYA Kyoto, being of 100 years old wooden architecture, it's not possible to prevent the daily noises of children. We're sorry to limit the stay to adult guests over 13 years of age or above, to maintain the HOSHINOYA's serene environment. Should there be any other question or concern, please feel free to contact us! Sincerely, HOSHINOYA Kyoto
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Is there an onsen (Japanese bath)?
Thank you for your question. Each room has a bath tub which is made of cypress but it is not onsen. As Legend-sama mentioned, we prepare original bath herbs and some goods to enjoy your bath time. We hope you like it. Sincerely, Guest Relations Manager
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Thank you for your inquiry. For the luggage transport service, YAMATO is available. From Kyoto to Tokyo, it will usually take one day to deliver. Therefore, if you would like to receive it by the afternoon of your check out, please leave your luggage with us by the morning of the day before. Also, there is another delivery service from the hotel to Kyoto station. As for this service, if you can leave us your luggage by 9AM, you can receive it at Kyoto station between 2-8PM on the same day. Should there be further question or request, please feel free to contact us. We are hoping to welcome you here in July! Sincerely, Guest Relations Manager
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Thank you very much for considering your stay in July 2019. Even if you book the room only, you can reserve for meals. For the meal at our restaurant, since there is limited table, we recommend you to book it before hand. However, you can also make a reservation for both dinner and breakfast after you check-in. [Dinner option] At our restaurant: a course of 10 dishes (23,760 JPY) In room dining: 24 hours menu (à la carte) OR 18:00-20:30 menu (seasonal set meal) [Breakfast Option] In room breakfast ONLY: Japanese style/ American style/ Continental style *As for the raw food/ seafood, we can arrange our meal to your request if needed. Should there be further question or request, please feel free to contact us. We are hoping to welcome you here in July! Sincerely, Guest Relations Manager
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"High price room rate"
"Tanigasumi Double has beautiful river view"
"I appreciated my room's remote location next to the river and its ambient sounds."
"Best in spring or autumn, not winter"
"make the restaurant reservation when you book your room, and specify which part of the restaurant if you have a preference."
$768 - $2,166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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