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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

The staff was very helpful but spoke no english. It seem to us the hotel was a base for large Japanese tours groups, not sure... but the lobby was a "shop" of souvenirs. We liked the touch of using a freshly pressed kimono during our stay. But we found no directions on how to use the baths, what to wear,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a hotel outside of Kyoto. It could be a long way to go if you want to frequent the inner city. But its perfect if you are looking for tempels and other items in the outer region of Kyoto. However. In order to have the best visit here book with a garden view. The view is really amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and the room was always clean with new towels and toothbrush. The view from the room is very calming and the house and surroundings are so beautiful and authentic. This is a ryokan with shared bathrooms and Kapanese style shower and bathtub, but always clean and with extra towels. The breakfast is very delicious if... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I love the traditional Japanese culture and wanted to try a Ryokan. Travel agent helped us to find this one. The garden was very nice. Staff was not service minded at all. Dinner was OK, but we did not get all dishes from the set menu as promoted. Location is way off. 20 minutes walk to the bus and no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

The ryokan yamazaki is 40 minutes away from Kyoto using JRpass. It's not more authentic for that. The rooms are big but freezing and the common baths are also cold and not that clean. If you want to order breakfast or to send the luggage you have to do it one day in advance while the owner is there (not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

My friend and I took the night bus from Tokyo to Kyoto to this hotel We arrive at 8AM to the hotel and I just wondering can take a shower and the owner say yes right away even we are not in the correct check in time. I was sooo happy can take a shower !!! The hotel is traditional... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

This riokan looked very plain when we arrived but grew on us after a while , it has a nice well kept garden , it is out of town with not easy transport unless you master japanese , we had a superior accomodation with private bath and tea facility, it is clean and well kept . It is 10 minuts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

A beautiful Ryokan in the Arashiyama area of Kyoto. Be warned its a good 40-50 mins on the number 8 bus from Kyoto station. Once there you have beautiful gardens and a babbling stream to help you relax. The rooms were clean and serviced each day. The kitchens were perfect for cooking breakfast or dinner. You can get breakfast or... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This traditional Ryokan is situated quite a distance outside of central Kyoto so would suit people who are confident in travelling on Japanese buses or who can afford to pay for taxi rides. The floor is made from traditional tatami and the walls are built from traditional materials which makes it very easy to hear people sleeping in neighbouring rooms.... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We loved this place it was exactly what we expected - traditional in every way. Lovely basic restaurant downstairs too. Defintely receommend to check out. This was by far the best bed we slept on our whole trip, even though it was on the floor, the pillows were great (unlike the air bubble/rice feeling ones you get in all the... More 

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Staying in Northern Kyoto

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Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's most gorgeous architectural gems, including the majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the district now boasts some of its most remote and peaceful hot springs, as well as a few of its best family-run mom-and-pop restaurants. A blend of extremely local at its outskirts, and highly peopled at its tourist centers, Northern Kyoto nonetheless retains a halcyon air in harmony with nature.
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Address: 13 Umegahatatakahanacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8261, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Northern Kyoto
Price Range: $68 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ryokan Yamazaki 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Ryokan Yamazaki Hotel Kyoto
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
#63 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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