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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great Japanese style hotel. Wonderful front desk staff, the room was perfect but you need to adapt to sitting & sleeping on the floor. Loads of closet space. The bathroom is small but effective. The public bathing area is a real treat for non Japanese. The best part if the whole time was the Japanese breakfast. Loads... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We stayed in two rooms for four nights. The rooms were traditional with tatami mats and futon mattresses. The staff were the outstanding memory of this ryokan. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The rooms were a good size (8 tatami mats) but my partner had some trouble with hitting his head on the beam... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The place is located in a quiet part of Kyoto but yet near to the train station and walking distance to the Nishiki market where there are plenty of good restaurants. The staff are also very friendly and helpful, giving us an introduction and showing us around upon our check-in. They even organized activities for guests such a origami class... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Great experience staying in this Ryokan. Stayed in a traditional Japanese room, very clean and quite comfortable. Staff were very friendly and attentive. We had a traditional Japanese breakfast one morning which was lovely. Location is good too.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We were really keen to try a Ryokan whilst in Kyoto and we were really looking forward to our stay in Nishiyama. We had 4 to a room which already is too many if you're going to do a Ryokan and enjoy it. The rooms are small and with four mattresses on the floor and one bathroom which doesn't leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staffs. The room is spacious for two kids to run around. The bathroom comes with decent bathtub but overall size is a little small. Breakfasts were delicious (we opted for Japanese. There is Western breakfast too). It is walking distance to subway stations, convenient stores, eateries, and a bazaar like place with lots of goodies (the place... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Stayed at Nishiyama Ryokan for a night while I was in Kyoto this month. The place is clean, spacious and beautiful. The staffs were also really polite and helpful. My wife and I checked in really late, but the staff still greeted us warmly and showed us to every facility in the ryokan. Highly recommended if you want a ryokan... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Of you a on the way to book this hotel, please run away! 600 euro at 4 persons to sleep on the floor in a very small room! The bathroom is 1.5 m2 and very very dirty! A lots of hair on the floor. Please run away!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel months ago especially our visit is during Sakura. Thru their website, you can check the availability and you can book without a credit card. They will send you a reminder 10 days before your actual stay. But better to send them a reconfirmation days before. They advised to call the hotel if you will arrive after... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

There was nothing wrong with the place and the Japanese style breakfast was incredible! I think our standards were a little high for the "cultural Japanese experience" and the onsen didn't really measure up to other onsens we had been to on our trip. The service could use a little more attention (except for the lady who served breakfast -... More 

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Staying in City Center

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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NISHIYAMA RYOKAN is small japanese style hotel.more than 2000 visitors from around the world stay with each year.plese enjoy traditional japanese culture at very reasonable rates.thank you in advance ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nishiyama Ryokan

Address: 433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto 604-0933, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: $210 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nishiyama Ryokan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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#21 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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