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Chionin Wajyunkaikan

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really loved this place. It was quiet and clean and tucked away right in the centre of a great part of Kyoto near the geiko district in Gion and the old area of Higashayama. Transport connections were really good and it was a short walk to the downtown area. The room was really comfortable and convenient. I would choose...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Location-wise, it is great, just within walking distance from Gion. The environment is quiet. My Japanese-style room was very spacious, which I think could house 3 persons (there were 3 sets of futon). Cleanliness was really average thought, and am disappointed as the bath was so-so only. Breakfast was also of average quality. Nothing to lose if it's not included....

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London
Reviewed January 11, 2016

We stayed one night in the twin room, very spacious and modern. The price was very reasonable with breakfast. We also woke up at 6 AM and joined in the monks morning practices with other guests. It was only allowed for the guests who stayed their hotel, and such a nice experience, very quiet. compared with busy major temples during...

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Asia
Reviewed January 2, 2016

We enjoyed this place so much that we wanted to keep this to ourselves. We were very lucky to manage to book a room in the 11th hour. We visited Chion In many years ago and had a wonderful experience watching the New Year Eve Gong by the skilled monks. We were very excited about the new Kaikan which opened...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Stayed in a family room and loved the hotel. They provide a delicious tofu breakfast in the morning which is included. The onsen is simple and nice option, did wish the hours were a little longer. This is a hotel affiliated with the temple, so it is really serene. Staff is courteous and helpful. Everything you need is provided and...

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Sibiu, Romania
Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stayed for 1 night. As a plus: room size - quite big. Room nicely furbished, clean, good amenities. Also: hotel very close to Chion-in Temple and walking distance from Maruyama Park. It's a good choice, quite place in Kyoto. Close to bus station so it's easy to move to other attractions.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

It was our first time to stay in a temple lodging in Kyoto. Chion-in unfortunately was closed for renovation when we were there but they had a special viewing of the interior of the Sanmon gate. What we figured would maybe be a budget option compared to staying in a ryokan, it wasn't really the case here. We paid about...

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Address: 400-2 Rinkacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0062, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range: $63 - $1,407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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