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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

I’ve stayed at any number of ryokan over the 20 plus years I’ve been living in Japan and I think Gion Shinmonso needs to up its game more. They were meticulous about enforcing check-in/check-out times, filling out forms, copying passports, and inquiring about dinner and...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

We spent one night in this ryokan while in Kyoto for a week. It was in a really nice location and we purchased a Beef Sukiyaki and sake set. Check-in was easy. We made a booking and one of the staff members came to our...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Our family of 5 (kids 6-9) stayed for one night at Gion Shinmonso and it was a great cultural immersion experience. We really wanted the ryokan experience while we were in Japan, but they are so expensive. I was happy to find Gion Shinmonso, which...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights Staff very helpful and polite Smoking being allowed in the hotel lobby and current construction work on the hotel wall detracted from an otherwise nice ryokan Our room window was taped over with opaque wrap and scaffolding covers the outside...More

1  Thank Perthtone
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights (2 adults and 2 kids, ages 8 and 10) to experience a traditional Ryokan, and what a unique experience it was. Having never stayed in one before we didn't know what to expect, but absolutely loved it. Do not...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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$132 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#50 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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$132 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#50 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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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
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"If you like your privacy try to get a room with your own bathroom AND shower. It will cost more."
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