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Salon Haraguchi Tenseian

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's my best decision to choose Haraguchi San's house. It is located in the very very quiet Maruyama park while near to the famous Gion area. The whole house is a trational Japanese Machiya with more than 100 years, which allows you to experience the real Japanese lifestyle when staying in it. It was just me and my husband who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To haragucisan what a wonderful man and superb host, we loved your home and your home town, the peope and culture are just magic we loved everything about Kyoto, we are already planning to come back and stay with haragucisan. Also he's unique ceramics are exquisite. We miss our wonderful host and friend haragucisan

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My husband, daughter and I stated for 3 nights at Salon Haraguchi Tensien in Kyoto. This is a wonderful place. Its nestled in the woods just behind Yasaka shrine in the Gion district. It's within walking distance to numerous historic sites, restaurants and shops, but it still in a natural, peaceful environment. The home itself was very clean and the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Staying at Salon Haraguchi Tenseian was one of the highlights of my 2-week trip to Japan. The house is old, beautiful, and full of character. It's decorated with attractive pottery handmade by Haraguchi san. (He is an artist with work in the British Museum's collection.) The paper-covered doors, gorgeous wooden staircase, and huge windows with traditional screens make the home... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This was the highlight of our stay in Japan: a magical traditional house surrounded by beautiful nature at the heart of the city. Not only is the place beautiful and incredibly well located in a beautiful and historic park in the Gion area, but the owner Haraguchi-san's kindness, availability and discretion are to be praised. This is a very nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Our family of four stayed in this Ryokan for one night between our trips to Osaka and Tokyo. It was one of the highlights - an absolutely gorgeous house in a stunning location with Mr. Haraguchi's beautiful ceramic pottery displayed everywhere. The host let us keep our bags at his own house when we arrived early and then gave us... More 

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Aalborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The place was as good as it's reviews. Old and charming. Good location. Everything works. The owners are very nice and helpful. Check out the ceramics atelier as well. I highly recommend this place for people seeking an authentic japanese vibe!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We stayed here for 3 days with a toddler. There are few pros and cons about this ryokan. The ryokan is a bit old and musty. I'd say this is not a honeymoon place. But it worked out well for us despite few issues. We got the whole house for ourselves which was nice due to our noisy toddler. I... More 

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Thank hippy2981
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

A gem located right behind the famous Yasaka-jinja temple at Gion, this authentic dirt-walled house is perfect for families. Like most old houses in the park, it has an earthy smell that can take some getting used to. But perhaps of the way and where the house is built - under the rock face of the hill - it's consistently... More 

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Howick, Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Wonderful authentic place to stay. And a big thank you to Mr and Mrs Haraguchi. Access from one of the main intersections of Gion, walk through the impressive temple gates, continue through the temple complex (and tourists during the day, quiet and floodlit at night), onwards through some gardens, steps, another quiet temple, steps and you are there, about a... More 

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Additional Information about Salon Haraguchi Tenseian

Address: 7-3 Maruyama-cho, higashiyama-ku,, Kyoto 605-0071, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Salon Haraguchi Tenseian Hotel Kyoto
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