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Ryokan Ugenta

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We came here as a friend recommended us the ryokan 'as the best place he had ever stayed in'. The room was gorgeous, on 2 levels, beautiful finishings and furniture. As it has been said before the temperature in the outside onsen is very hot - I had no issues in other onsens but here we both could not handle... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This property is a bit of an odyssey, but I enjoyed it. To get the most out of it one should stay at lest two days. Ugenta is an exercise in qualified very good. I really liked our room which was spread over two levels. The main living area was well structured and quite functional as was the bathroom. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My friend and I spent a night at this amazing place. The Rooms are impeccable, beautiful design, stunning nature, zen-like feel and probably the most stunning place I have ever stayed in. Five star hotels are not comparable to this paradise. We also had the most helpful host, Yuuko Sonoda, who made it an even more special experience. She went... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

After reading such rave reviews about Ugenta, we had great expectations when we booked both rooms at this Ryokan. We have already stayed at a number of Ryokans on this long trip, therefore we can easily make comparisons. It would be best to do this review in point form: 1) Cleanliness - Ugenta is disappointing in one of the most... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A half hour out of Kyoto by train, you are in rural Japan. Located in a quiet village this is the place to get a more authentic sense of Japanese culture. They have a Japanese and a western room. We satayed in the western room mainly because I am an admirer of George Nakashima' s furniture, and the rooms are... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

located on a bustling but incredibly charming street with a little creek running along it. the setting, the scenery is just oozing with charm. we stayed in the japanese room, it was incredibly spacious, the bathrooms are divine and the rooftop onsen tubs were such a treat.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have stayed in many ryokans in Japan, and I have to say that Ugenta is one of my top experiences. The design is not quite like a traditional ryokan but a fascinating blend of classic Japanese and contemporary modern design. The blend is seamless and it worked very well. While the design of this ryokan is modern, the service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We booked the Western-style room and I - not having done any homework - was amazed to find original George Nakashima works being used as ordinary furniture: dining table and chairs, settee, coffee table, credenza...all beautifully kept, yet sporting the inevitable scratches and marks of daily use. The room actually comprises the upper two stories of a 3-storey building. Large... More 

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2 Thank biketrekker
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Ugenta offers the best ryokan room that I have ever been to. Detailed design in the room and the gorgeous food, not to mention the breathtaking onsen tubs on the top of the building. Kibune is definitely worth visiting, and don't miss out Ugenta if you happen to be in Kibune :)

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2010

This ryokan was the highlight of our Japan trip... We stayed at Four Seasons, Peninsulas etc, but this was truly an experience. we had the Japanese room (there are only two rooms - one traditional and one western style) -- and we enjoyed it sooo much. The food was to die for - but I guess for food lovers of... More 

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Additional Information about Ryokan Ugenta

Address: 76 Kuramakibunecho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 601-1112, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range: $865 - $1,192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Hotel Style:
#99 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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