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Ryokan Shimizu

644 Kagiyacho Shichijodori Wakamiyaagaru, Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto 600-8317 Kyoto Prefecture
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Doctors available 24/7
Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#23 of 560 hotels in Kyoto

If you’re looking for a quaint ryokan in Shimogyo, look no further than Ryokan Shimizu.

Nearby landmarks such as Aqua Fantasy (0.3 mi) and Awashima-do Shotoku-ji Temple (0.3 mi) make Ryokan Shimizu a great place to stay when visiting Shimogyo.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a refrigerator, air conditioning, and a desk, and you can stay connected during your stay as Ryokan Shimizu offers guests free wifi.

Plus, Ryokan Shimizu Hotel offers complimentary tea, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, parking is available.

If you’re looking for a French restaurant, consider a visit to A Peu Pres, Topof Kyoto, or Guruman Tachibana, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Ryokan Shimizu.

Looking for something to do in Shimogyo? Shimabara Wachigaiya (0.6 mi) is a popular attraction that is within walking distance of Ryokan Shimizu Hotel.

The staff at Ryokan Shimizu looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Complimentary tea
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Clara F wrote a review Feb 2020
19 contributions5 helpful votes
My sister and I spent one night at Ryokan Shimizu and we had the most wonderful experience! We wish we could have stayed longer! Everything is very well taken care of, the decoration is beautiful, the room is perfectly done. We took the bath, and pictures with the kimonos, it was great! Besides, everyone is very welcoming, kind and always smiley and ready to help. Arigatou!!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Diana M wrote a review Aug 2019
Australia48 contributions41 helpful votes
Lovely family ryokan located in a quiet street at 10 minutes walk from Kyoto Station. We were welcomed by a super friendly lady, who made us feel at home as soon as we entered. Our room was in the first level with lots of natural light. The room is a typical Japanese traditional with tatamis and futons. At night they brought us some warm tea which was perfect as it was still rather cold in January. On our check out we were gifted with 4 coasters and a polaroid. 100% recommended!!
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Catrina wrote a review Jul 2019
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The stay here was fantastic. Every one was really nice and helpful! The hotel was very clean and the mats were comfortable. It felt as though you were staying at a family members house, but nicer. The breakfast in the morning was delicious. It is in a great location as well, super close to the train station. I would definitely stay here again!!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Tara K wrote a review Jul 2019
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The Ryokan owners made me feel right at home. On Fourth July when I was feeling homesick for the United Sates they bought fire works to set off. The hotel was very clean and the Onsen was super nice. They served a breakfast that was hand made for each person I stayed with. As a side note owner of the Ryokan plays the ukulele fantastic. Please stay here if you are going to Kyoto.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Sucdi A wrote a review Jul 2019
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Their service was unmatched, made us feel right at home. They even surprised us with fireworks thinking we missed the US and it was our independence day. I cannot thank them enough and words cannot describe the amazing hospitality and welcome they gave us. If in this area there’s no other place i’d rather stay!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled on business
$68 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ryokan Shimizu
Which popular attractions are close to Ryokan Shimizu?
Nearby attractions include Higashi Hongan-ji Temple (0.2 miles), Nishi Honganji (0.3 miles), and Nishihonganji Karamon Gate (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ryokan Shimizu?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a hot tub, and complimentary tea.
Which room amenities are available at Ryokan Shimizu?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Ryokan Shimizu?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Ryokan Shimizu?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ryokan Shimizu?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hokuto, Tajimaya, Kyoto Yodobashi, and Kyochabana Minami-Shinmachi.
Are there any historical sites close to Ryokan Shimizu?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (1.9 miles), Kiyomizu-dera Temple (1.7 miles), and Sanjusangendo Temple (0.9 miles).