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Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Yuzuya is accessed from a small black gate next to the Yasaka shrine. You step from a busy road into a world of tranquility. The attention to detail is superb, as is the service. Both breakfast and dinner are of a very high standard.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This traditional Ryokan is located next a famous area in Kyoto full with temples. The entrance is slightly hidden and since it does not have signs other than the ones in Japanese, it is very easy to walk passed. It is however located on a very busy street but once you enter the Ryokan, everything becomes very tranquil. The rooms...

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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Yuzuya for 2 nights during mid October. The service and the food were excellent, but my room was extremely noisy. The building itself was very pretty. The reception and the restaurant were nicely decorated and designed with view of garden and waterfall. However, the room was really small and quite standard and did not really have any...

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Reviewed October 16, 2016

Felt like I had to keep pinching myself that this place was real. The food was truly exceptional (both breakfast and dinner). I can't imagine better service. Rooms are remarkable. The location is in central Gion and a perfect place to have your base in Kyoto. If you want to do Kyoto right, add this traditional high end Ryokan to...

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Sydney
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Absolutely money well spent ! I stayed here for two nights with my 14 year old nephew. Outstanding service, beautiful room, fantastic location (literally a minutes walk to main shopping, and hundreds of restaurants). Rooms were spotless. We had the best time - loved coming back from dinner and having our futons ready made up.

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed September 28, 2016

If you are in Japan for the first time having a purse with a little extra, - stay a night in that hotel. If not get a lunch there. Taking a bath and enjoy contemplating about how time can stand still like in the Yuzu Ryokan. How food can be prepared and taste like in the Yuzu Ryokan. The atmosphere...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The service at Yuzu-ya is excellent - the staff are all extremely helpful. Located right next to the Yasaka Shrine, once you're inside all the hustle and bustle disappears. The rooms are spacious (for two) and comfortable. Love the futons and the hotel's yukata are comfy to wear to bed. Breakfast was a feast! The fresh yuzu (citrus) juice is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Booked this Ryokan on the basis of web searches and this being our first visit to Japan, had no idea if the location was good. Can definitely say it was one of our best choices. We stayed here for two nights and due to lack of availability, one further night in a modern 4 star hotel near Kyoto station. This...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed June 8, 2016

I visited Yuzuya Ryokan with a friend on May 31 for two nights. We had arrived in Kyoto from 5 awesome days in Tokyo. What a TREAT! Our room was lovely and very well appointed. The staff was courteous and professional. We were prepared for the "traditional" experience so we came with an open mind. It was wonderful that we...

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Reviewed June 6, 2016

Worth all the dollars! I only have positive things to say about Yuzuya, with zero cons. - The service is impeccable, from the front desk staff, the porters, the wait staff, etc, everyone was wonderful. - We could only afford to stay one night while in Kyoto, but the front desk team was more than happy to store our luggage...

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Staying in Gion

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Gion
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko" in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners, Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the streets on their way to and from work, where they fan dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets glow with lanterns along the river, where weeping willows catch the starlight and the air is warmed with conversation. Groups pass through to populate the restaurants and bars along the riverfront, but Gion still manages to be a mostly quiet district, due in large part to limited automotive traffic through many of its streets. Gion is a wonderful place to indulge in Kyoto's local and customary cuisines, and is best enjoyed after dark.
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Address: 545 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion
Price Range: $297 - $782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Unique breakfast experience”
 of 5 bubbles KevinE569, Mar 4, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a garden view!”
 of 5 bubbles Berry630, Dec 22, 2014 | Read review
“The rooms at the back of the hotel are quietest, although there's no really noisy space. there's no sign outside - just the menu is posted, which emphasizes yuzu, the Japanese citrus, thus Yuzuya.Try both the cold yuzu juice and the hoot yuzu tea - it's fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles Berkshires, May 13, 2014 | Read review
“Book a big room with a cedar bath - the Blue Room is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles sarahc697, Apr 25, 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in a room at the first floor overlooking the street. The view was quite nice and the room was very silent.”
 of 5 bubbles Spanish_Traveller11, Apr 9, 2014 | Read review
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