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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
May 6, 2018
“Good location but overall average”
Mar 24, 2017
“Wonderful hidden gem!”
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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

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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

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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

Thank bettyMadrid
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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#77 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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#77 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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"We had a top floor, corner room, overlooking a magnificent temple. Very quiet, large room with comfortable..."
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