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#18 of 35 hotels in Higashiyama
If You Want To Eat Traditional-Kyoto-Food, Please Come To KARAKU. KARAKU is japanese traditional inn. You can experience the truly traditional-kyoto-food(Kaiseki, Yudofu etc...) and We are located in the heart of 'Gion Higashiyama' area. District just 3 minutes on foot from 'Yasaka Shrine' and 'Maruyama Park'. It's a perfect location for sightseeing and close enough for guests to walk to 'Kiyomizu Temple'. Our highly rated dinners are prepared with seasonal seafood and locally sourced produce, and served banquet-style. The seasonal ingredients set the stage for a wonderful dinner for that specific time of the year.
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Karakul Ryokan are very good location just 200 meters close to Yasaka Shrine,Park and 15mins walks to Kiyomizu-dera and during the night time just cross the road to Gion area, we are very happy, Yes, staffs and all room are good event we came with a medium group.
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Response from Hatanaka8810, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Karaku
Responded Jan 5, 2019
Dear 393denchai Thank you for your staying on this occasion! We are happy to hear that. Our ryokan is nearby Yasaka Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple and many famous spots. Please come to Karaku if you came to Kyoto again. Thank you!
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In a peaceful part of Gion area in Kyoto you´ll find this Ryokan close to public transport and nice dining in walking distance. This "Ryokan" has a small "public bath", not newly renovated, inside on first level (not the outside onsen if that´s what you´re looking for). The
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Response from Hatanaka8810, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Karaku
Responded Oct 17, 2018
Thank you very much for using our inn. We offer dinner and breakfast, but the time you can book is limited. We seem to have not been able to tell it well. We are so sorry. The dinner reservation on the day is until 6 p.m. , the breakfast reservation is until 9 p.m. Of course, you can also make a reservation with a message from the website you reserved for your stay. Customers from abroad, especially by the time of flight on reservation time It may not reach our inn. I would like to offer cooking even for late arrivals, but now it's a difficult situation. We want to solve this problem. If you come back to Kyoto, please make a reservation in advance. Looking forward to seeing you coming again. Thank you.
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As a 12 year resident of Japan, I have stayed at many ryokans, and this was one of the least impressive. Stayed with family visiting Japan and actually felt bad that they/we paid as much as much as we did for the place. I guess you are paying mostly for location, which is great.
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Response from Hatanaka8810, フロントスタッフ at Karaku
Responded Sep 3, 2018
Thank you for your review! Our ryokan is at the center of sightseeing. It's a popular point. We do our best to meet your expectation.
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My teenage daughter and I stayed here for 3 nights in January 2016. It was perfectly located to experience the unique and beautiful area of Gion, but still so hidden our taxi driver couldn't even find it. An easy walk to Gion, the abundant shrines in the area and the local bus
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Response from Hatanaka8810, フロントスタッフ at Karaku
Responded Sep 3, 2018
Dear sn0wd0ggy Thank you for your review! If you come to Kyoto, please come again!
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We stayed here for a few nights as we wanted to have a "true Japanese experience". Upon arrival, we went to pick up our keys from the lobby. That was a smooth process. However, what wasn't when it came to asking question about the area. The receptionist's English was very
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$175 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyotoHigashiyama
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