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504 Gion Shimogawara Washiocho, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0072 Kyoto Prefecture
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Finding an ideal family-friendly ryokan in Kyoto does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Gion Sano, a nice option for travelers like you.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Kyoto, Gion Sano is located a short distance from Philosopher's Walk (1.7 mi) and Tofuku-ji Temple (1.7 mi).

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer air conditioning and a refrigerator, and you can stay connected during your stay as Gion Sano offers guests free wifi.

The ryokan features baggage storage and newspaper. For guests with a vehicle, parking is available.

While visiting Kyoto, you may want to try some ramen at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Kyoto Gogyo, Menbakaichidai, or Agotsuyu Shabu Shabu Yamafuku.

If you’re looking for something to do, Gion (0.3 mi), Nishiki Market (1.0 mi), and Kyoto National Museum (0.9 mi) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Gion Sano.

Gion Sano looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Kyoto.

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It is so lovely to arrive in a foreign city and to have a genuine welcome from your hosts and to be invited into their home. This oasis is such a welcoming venue and everything is in its place. A traditional Ryokan means that everything is set out in a traditional Japanese way. If you are looking for that, then this is the place for you.
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Response from FromKyoto444, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion Sano
Responded Apr 29, 2019
Dear Q6601LQandrewc, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write about your stay at Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano in the near future. Best Regards, Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano
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Fantastic location, right in the heart of Gion, 2 mins walk and you are into the most beautiful streets, 5 mins more and you are in a temple. Very friendly staff, and nice spacious room which was constantly replenished with fruit, little biscuits and other snacks. No onsen, but you pay an arm and a leg for an onsen in Kyoto. Quite pricey, but you are paying for a wonderful location. Happy to recommend. We didn;t eat here, but there are western and Japanese cafes in a stone’s throw for breakfast, and more Michelin starred restaurants than in London for dinner!
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Response from FromKyoto444, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion Sano
Responded Apr 15, 2019
Dear BrianW435, Thank you so much for choosing Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano and we are grateful that you have taken the time to write a review of your stay. We are delighted to hear that you were satisfied with the location and the room. Once again, we sincerely appreciate for your comment you gave us. We certainly hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Sincerely, Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano
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It's a interesting experience of japan tradition. It's clean enough, but there are a specific smell; free of charge Maiko performance; drink and foods available complimentary at the room; Very very hospitable staff;
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Response from FromKyoto444, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion Sano
Responded Apr 29, 2019
Dear ElenaKZ, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write about your stay at Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano in the near future. Best Regards, Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano
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Our room was very large, with enough space to relax at the end of a long day of sightseeing. Although food was not part of the deal, the very hospitable staff always ensured a supply of snacks and green tea. They helped arrange restaurant bookings and were always willing to help with anything we needed. Lovely place that felt like home.
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The service provided inside is excellent. The staff is very helpful and the boss is very funny. Though there is no breakfast provided, they offered me with dessert and bread and cake all the time and gave me a detail map for the nearby breakfast place (with opening time!). On Saturday, the hotel arranged the dancing show and a chat with kabuki. They prepared tempura for us when the show started. The room is very clean and spacious. I lost my earring (very little earring) and the next day they found it out and gave back to me. Location is very good.
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PRICE RANGE
$145 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyoto
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gion Sano
Which popular attractions are close to Gion Sano?
Nearby attractions include Geisha and Maiko Makeover Experience in Kyoto Gion Aya (0.02 miles), Kodai-ji Temple (0.1 miles), and Gion (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Gion Sano?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a hot tub, and baggage storage.
Is parking available at Gion Sano?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gion Sano?
Conveniently located restaurants include Teppan Tavern Gion Tenamonya, Yasakadori Enraku, and Premium Pound Gion.
Are there any historical sites close to Gion Sano?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (2.4 miles), Kiyomizu-dera Temple (0.6 miles), and Sanjusangendo Temple (1.0 miles).