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Gion Shinmonso

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Shinmon Mae, Hanamikoji, Higashiyama Ku, Kyoto 605-0082 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Housekeeping
Free Parking
3.5 Star accommodation
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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

Date of stay: March 2018
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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

Date of stay: December 2017
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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

Date of stay: August 2017
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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

Date of stay: January 2017
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

Date of stay: April 2016
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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
$111 - $548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gion Shinmonso Hotel Kyoto
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
$111 - $548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gion Shinmonso Hotel Kyoto
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > 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
...More
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"If you like your privacy try to get a room with your own bathroom AND shower. It will cost more."
269abim
Jan 16, 2018
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"make sure to include the Geisha encounter."
larusaphilp
Sep 26, 2016
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"DOn[t forget to order vegetarian if you dont eat fish."
MirelaTamaoki
Apr 29, 2015
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"the rooms with a bathroom seemed worth it to us"
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Mar 9, 2014
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