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Matsui Honkan Ryokan

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Bergamo, Italy
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The location is really beautiful, a traditional Japanese Inn in the heart of Kyoto. The rooms are large, clean and quiet, essentially furnished with very relaxing colours. The onsen are was also really nice: spacious, clean and peaceful. The staff was the kindest I've ever met, the price is high but that's what you pay in Japan to stay in...

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Singapore, Singapore
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The room was large and very comfortable. It was really clean. All guests were also quiet and we roughly enjoyed our 4 nights there. The whole place, even public areas was clean, quite and peaceful. Enjoyed the bath as well. All guests should try it!

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

This was our first experience of staying in Japanese Ryokan. Prior to the trip, I expected this Ryokan should have nice decoration in the room because of the price. We paid around 400 plus USD for a normal room with breakfast. (I can stay in Ritz Carlton in Osaka with this price). The decoration and furniture of the room is...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 11, 2016

This is a lovely place to stay in the heart of the older part of Kyoto, with small streets and individual shops. The market is also very close by. The rooms are traditional and laid out ready for sleep whilst you are out. You are given the impression that you are the only guests as everything flows so seamlessly, but...

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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the ryokan in February 2015. Such an amazing experience, staff were very friendly of course. The futons on the ground were so comfy and snug seeing it was freezing cold winter time. The breakfast was interesting being traditional Japanese but we loved it all the same.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We choose to stay here for one night while visiting Kyoto and what can I say nothing but amazing. From the attentive of staff to dinner and breakfast and also the onsen! Plus the additional touches such as the Farewell, decorative chopsticks and the welcoming drinks and cake. Thanks Matsui Honkan Ryokan

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New Jersey
Reviewed August 26, 2016

We stayed at this ryokan for a couple of days while we were in Kyoto. The experience we had was fabulous! The Japanese style room was really simple and clean and the Japanese traditional breakfasts was quite the experience. The onsen in the basement was very clean and quite useful for relaxation after hours of walking around Kyoto.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

As part of our family trip to Japan to visit relatives we wanted to spend at least one night in a traditional Japanese hotel. This trip was our kids first trip to Japan and a stay at a Ryokan that included a traditional Japanese hot bath was at the top of our list. My cousin made the reservations and included...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We stayed here for one night only in a Japanese style room to experience traditional Japanese culture. After many hours of searching, we settled on this ryokan based on a number of good reviews and we were not disappointed in the slightest. We dropped our luggage in the morning and returned at check-in time. We had the keiseki set dinner...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome with light refreshment and a small toy for my son. Room is very neat and clean, newly renovated I think. Our booking came with dinner and breakfast. I am very pleased that the staff who made last minute changes for beef sukiyaki for us as my husband doesn't eat fish. Good portion and quality. My son also had...

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Staying in Shinkyogoku Shopping District

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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes. Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall windows of several one-of-a-kind stores featuring local labels and modish boutiques. Arcades, outdoor concert spaces, mega department stores, and small, enchanting cafes have sprung up to accommodate the increasing traffic. Whether looking for souvenirs and kitsch on Shinkyogoku Street, or scoping out the massive food court and restaurant floor at Takashimaya Department store, there's something for every wallet or purse, and a buyer for every item.
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Additional Information about Matsui Honkan Ryokan

Address: 405 Izutsuyacho Nakagyo-ku | (Yanagino Banba Rokkaku Sagaru), Kyoto 604-8113, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shinkyogoku Shopping District , Kawaramachi / Karasuma / Shijo Omiya
Price Range: $192 - $610 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Matsui Honkan Ryokan 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Matsui Honkan Ryokan Kyoto
Matsui Honkan Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
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#19 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
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“take one of the traditional rooms. there is no side which faces any noise.”
  • the chairs for the breakfest table (normal chairs are also in the room)
  • the room was comprised of two seperate spaces. living room and bedroom.
  • vary high tech showering area
 of 5 bubbles ron190, Feb 20, 2016 | Read review
“quiet neighborhood. close to nishiki market, ippudo and high end shopping area.”
 of 5 bubbles cheriisheriiie, Aug 17, 2015 | Read review
“Our room is a bit small so best for 2 to 3 people although I think they may have larger rooms to offer.”
 of 5 bubbles xuej2015, Apr 7, 2015 | Read review
“Our room on the second floor had its own little outdoor garden area - I am not sure whether rooms on other floors have this feature.”
 of 5 bubbles 373katherinen, Mar 21, 2015 | Read review
“Go for the higher floors with windows towards the outside/balconey?”
 of 5 bubbles Dhuds, Jan 29, 2015 | Read review
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