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    Arashiyama Benkei

    34 Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385, Kyoto Prefecture
    011 81 3-4540-9875
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Arashiyama Benkei was the best experience we had in our lives. The best option we could choose for our honeymoon! The room looking at the river was a dream come true, the staff is the warmest that we had met and beyond professionalism. Timothy, Nao...More

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    Reviewed November 27, 2016

    We read nice reviews of this ryokan and so we booked when we went Kyoto for the red leaves. Booking through internet was very efficient. Clarification emails were done in English. We were to check in on 20 November and we drove from Kyoto. When...More

    4  Thank MadeleineKam
    Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded November 28, 2016

    Dear Madeleine, First of all, thank you so much for your recent stay at Arashiyama Benkei, and we are grateful to receive your kind review. As you have commented, we are trying to keep our tradition as "Ryokan" but also to keep up with global...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great location, great suite, very comfortable, reasonably priced, delicious food, and fantastic service. The boss and the staff were very kind!!! The junior suite that we stayed in is equipped with a washing and dryer machine, a huge bath room with private hot spring, and...More

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    Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 1 week ago

    Dear tripadvisee2017, Firstly, we are truly appreciate with you to select "Benkei Annex ARASHIYAMA Premium Residential Inn" which was opened early April this year with the concept of New BENKEI style accommodation "Like a living in the special place ARASHIYAMA with private hot springs" It...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Enjoyed our stay. As usual the service was impeccable. The keiseki meal was interesting. Food was delicious. Had a free 45 min onsen bath as we booked online. Was very refreshing. Had a room with the view of the river so it was nice just...More

    Thank Blooming0516
    Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Blooming0516, We thank you so much for your recent visit in Arashiyama and staying at our ryokan "Arashiyama Benkei". It was our pleasure to serve you with traditional service and hospitality, and we are truly pleased to know that you have enjoyed relax moments...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful Japanese Ryokan. The dinner was excellent and permitted us to try a part of the Japanese cuisine which we did not know. Service was excellent and the position of the ryokan was great to visit the bamboo...More

    Thank Georgypop
    Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Georgypop, Firstly, thank you very much for choosing our ryokan for your stay in Kyoto. It is our honor to receive your wonderful review which have mentioned about our cuisine , service and location. We really hope that we can welcome you again here...More

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    RAJEEV D
    August 2, 2017|
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    Response from Chi L | Reviewed this property |
    Most larger public bath houses in Japan don't allow people with tattoos, but since this is a smaller Onsen, you should ask the staff about it. When my friend and I went (he has a tattoo on his upper arm), the Bath was... More
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    June 16, 2017|
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    Response from Chi L | Reviewed this property |
    The Benkei offer many plans...some with breakfast and dinner, some with dinner only, some with breakfast only. the cheapest rate is without breakfast or dinner. Like the previous answers, it is best to check with them if... More
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    In theory, you can use the onsen and have a meal at the ryokan without staying there. However, there was always a sign out front stating that these facilities were full. Perhaps this was due to the fact that we were there at... More
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