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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 1 night when we visited Kyoto from Osaka. It is among the houses in small streets. Kyoto is a very nice and calm place herself. The staff are nice, good command of English and welcoming. The Japanese room is overall ok, toilet is clean and main room is not too small. They have no digital saflok key... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Perfectly situated in Gion district within a short walk of bus stops and the main street, Maifukan is a real little find. The rooms are good. You have Japanese or Western style to choose from - we had Western and the beds were comfy with all the amenities you need in the room. The staff, though, are what make this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

we enjoyed the japanese room when we stayed in Kyoto. It is very clean ,great location to the downtown area in Kyoto and also convenient to go other places by bus, nice staff, delicious breakfast,we like everything!

Thank Shanon C
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Went here with my parents and sister for a night in while in Kyoto. Sister and I shared the room and were entertained with the small things in the room, like instructions on how to use chopsticks and public bath etiquette (they had this option for those willing to explore it). The place was walking distance to a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Amazing hotel !!! Everything was explained for you. There were instructions for everything to help you get around. The staff were incredibly friendly!!! Everything was super comfortable and convenient !!!

Thank Brian K
Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

The selling points of Maifukan are location and value. From Maifukan, you can walk to any of the temples in southern Higashiyama and also to the downtown area. We loved being able to do that. While the room isn't cheap, it holds 4 folks. So the per-person cost is good. Also, we found the futons to be the most luxurious... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this hotel upon tripadvisor reviews and we weren't disappointed. The hotel is located in historical Gion area, where there are many places of a walking distance. We had booked a western style room, however we thought we booked a Japanese style, upon request and availability, we stayed one night in a western style, and... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Found this hotel on Trip Advisor and once again wasn't disappointed! Great location and walking distance to what we called the older town of Kyoto (restaurants along the river and the Geisha Quarter!). The hotel had breakfast but we didn't take a dinner option as there are so many dining options in Kyoto. Great value and very well appointed. The... More 

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Thank you for your staying with us on the other day We are grateful for your review and are pleased to hear that you comfortablly enjoyed sightseeing in Kyoto. we use your valuable feedback to improve If you have another chance to visit here Kyoto we all are welcome to you. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Maifukan is located wonderfully in the heritage district of Gion. You can walk all around the area with many restaurants, temples and shops available to you. Despite the hustle and bustle outside, once you get into your room, it is all quiet and comfortable. We choose the western style room as we like our creature comforts and Maifukan did not... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We stayed at Maifukan Hotel in the historic Gion district of Kyoto and loved it. As part of a three week trip, we decided to choose middle-range hotels with good ratings in Trip Advisor. This hotel is minimalist but wonderful. We stayed in a western room. While we missed having a Japanese-style bathroom, generally the room was spacious and clean,... More 

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Address: Minamimommae Yasakajinja Gion, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0822, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range: $191 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Maifukan 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
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