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499 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
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Free Wifi
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

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...More

Thank Tokyotravellers1207
Response from Hatanaka8810, フロントスタッフ at KarakuResponded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed March 24, 2017

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...More

Thank sn0wd0ggy
Response from Hatanaka8810, フロントスタッフ at KarakuResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sn0wd0ggy Thank you for your review! If you come to Kyoto, please come again!

Reviewed February 4, 2017

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....More

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

The ryokan experience was not bad, maybe too long (3 nights) although the Karaku hotel need a bit of renovation. Compared to what I saw in other Ryokan hotels (most of them fully booked) the Karaku looks old, the toilet and shower quite complicated to...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Location was great for strolling around Gion. As far as ryoken go, I have no idea how it compares to others, but can definitely recommend starting your booking process early. We booked one day out and had very limited options, hence Karaku accelerating up the...More

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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 ...More '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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
$169 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Higashiyama
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Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
$169 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Higashiyama
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MINA G
November 15, 2014|
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