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Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo

34 Fukuchi Machi, Nanzenji, Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto 606-8435 Kyoto Prefecture
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#105 of 560 hotels in Kyoto
Nanzen-ji Meiji period villa district in Kyoto.Descriptions of rooms and facilities, The "HONKAN"main building and the "BEKKAN"annex building. Kyoto Nanzenji Gaden Ryokan Yachiyo/Kyoto Inn,Hotel is located near the Nanzenji Temple in the Gion-Higashiyama area of Kyoto. It is just a short walk along a lane from the famous Nanzenji Temple. With a relaxing ambience, HONKAN 6 suite rooms and 2 rooms,BEKKAN 9rooms are fitted with TATAMI (woven-straw) flooring and FUTON bedding. A flat-screen TV and Apple TV is provided. Bicycle is lent free. "HONKAN" main building,rooms and restaurant have views of the garden. JR Kyoto Station is about a 25-minute drive or taxi ride away. Nanzenji Temple, Eikando Temple and Heian Jingu Shrine can be reached within a 5-minute walk from the property. Famous Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a 15 minute taxi ride away. Arashiyama area is about 40-minute Subway Keage Sta and Randen. Fushimiinari area is about 30-minute Subway Keage Sta and Keihan.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Highchairs available
Paid public parking nearby
Breakfast available
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Banquet room
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
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Air purifier
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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finendandy21 wrote a review Feb 2020
Bangkok, Thailand218 contributions176 helpful votes
My expectations were high given the (mainly) high ratings given by other reviewers. However, I was sorely disappointed. The room was run down with old and mismatched furniture. My room had a private bathroom with a tub that had a piece of wood wedged on one corner to prevent it from rocking (although it still did). The sliding doors didn’t slide but wobbled. In the morning, there were piles of used sheets in the corridor and cleaning items left on the chair outside the room - giving a real messy feel to the whole place. As I had a road facing room, traffic noise could be heard throughout the night (although Kyoto is a quiet town and this is in a fairly quiet part of town, the ryokan is along a mid size road with moderate amount of traffic going by). The staff were nice but nothing else about the place really justifies the high price charged for the room. Honestly, I’ve stayed in hostels that provided a much higher level of personalised service and guest experience compared to this.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Allison P wrote a review Feb 2020
17 contributions2 helpful votes
Beautiful room, lovely staff, exquisite gardens and perfect location make the Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo a fabulous choice for your visit to Kyoto! We enjoyed the wonderful hospitality, the comfortable futons and delicious comforters, and a divine dinner at the restaurant! And, while my Japanese is very limited, the staff all spoke English and were very patient with my modest attempts to speak Japanese. Also, the Nanzen-ji Temple just down the road is amazingly beautiful.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Room Tip: The neighborhood is quiet, so even a street-side room is fine, although if a garden view is...
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Bowtiemarco wrote a review Jan 2020
156 contributions9 helpful votes
This beautiful Ryokan was our best choice on our trip in Japan. It’s located a few steps from Nanzenji Temple. And around 10 minutes walk to a subway station. But it’s nice to take a bike and go for a bike tour around the city, and it’s offered for free. We had a room with garden view and loved it. Every is incredible friendly and has a family feeling. The Japanese Breakfast was fantastic and we still miss that. For sure one fine day we wanna go back there.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Nadja T wrote a review Jan 2020
14 contributions1 helpful vote
Staying in a Ryokan in Japan is a must. The Yachiyo Ryoken is a lovely, quiet family runned oasis. Yes, it might give some people the impression of being old fashioned BUT this is exactly what you want - getting the charm and spirit of how the old days and feeling like a Gaisha or Samurai. If you don't, you are better off in a chain hotel. We also had the traditional dinner and traditional Japanese breakfast where I discovered new foods - amazing! They really look after you and introduce you into Japanese traditions and culture and will help you if you don't know how to wear a Kimono or the way to eat your food. Everything is absolutely clean and perfectly arranged. Last but not least, it was heartwarming when the owner sang a Japanese song about Switzerland (I'm Swiss) I wished I would know the name of this song to be able to look it up. We would definitely come back :)
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Gracefulee wrote a review Dec 2019
Sacramento, California3 contributions
I saw another couple review this Ryokan on YouTube and just had to see it for myself. It met every expectation you have when you think of old Japan and it’s food and culture. I highly recommend it to anyone who has never tried Kyokaiseki.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$198 - $838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo
Which popular attractions are close to Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo?
Nearby attractions include Nanzen-ji Temple (0.2 miles), Nanzenji Suirokaku (0.3 miles), and Keage Incline (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a sofa.
What food & drink options are available at Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, breakfast, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo?
Yes, free parking and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nanzenji Junsei, Coffee Club Takagiya, and Okonomiyaki Kiraku Sanjo Honten.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Kyoto Nanzenji Garden Ryokan Yachiyo?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (3.2 miles), Kiyomizu-dera Temple (1.1 miles), and Sanjusangendo Temple (1.8 miles).