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Reviewed May 4, 2018

We wanted to indulge in a great Onsen Ryokan experience with Kaiseki dining. We got that and more! Our own private outdoor hot spring tub, spacious room and friendly service. This was the best example of formal yet friendly hospitality we have experienced.More

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Response from すみや亀峰菴, マネージャー at Sumiya KihoanResponded June 25, 2018

Dear Lucia O, Thank you for your stay at Sumiya Kiho-an. We hope you could have stayed relaxing and pleasant moment here. Japanese style guestroom with private open-air onsen bathroom and terrace, Yama no Terrace room where you stayed, is highly recommended room! We are...More

Reviewed October 18, 2017

If you are looking for a traditional ryokan experience, Sumiya Kiho-an will check all of your boxes. From private onsen (hot spring baths) attached to your room (highly recommended) to an amazing kaiseki (seasonal Japanese tasting menu), this ryokan will cover all of your bases....More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

A very welcoming Ryokan within a fairly easy travelling distance to Kyoto city. My family loved the onsen and also the fact there was an outdoor swimming pool. All the staff were very friendly, room was very nice and I would definitely stay again.

2  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed April 26, 2017

We stayed in the Honami room on the 12th of April 2017. The following texts in “xxx” are notes I took on the night of my stay to help me not miss any important points in my review. “So I am typing this up in...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

We have never visited Japan. Based on input from our friends, we chose to visit Kyoto due to the colourful history. Indeed, it was memorable for us even though it was a short visit (4 days 3 nights). We chose to stay at the Sumiya...More

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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
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Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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$221 - $676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
$221 - $676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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ShelliAnpan
May 7, 2017|
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Response from すみや亀峰菴 | Property representative |
Dear Our guest, Thank you for your inquiry. We accept credit card(AMEX, MASTER,VISA,JCB)and UnionPay.(中国銀聯) Yours sincerely,Sumiya Kiho-an
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Annie T
April 19, 2017|
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Dear our guest, thank you for your inquiry. For some of Yama no Iori rooms, the guest are able to smoke in the room,despite of the request to make the room in No smoking and smells. Please require us before you... More
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Response from donovanSY | Reviewed this property |
We encountered the same and we booked meals when we arrived as the packaged deal did not include them.
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"Make sure to get the private onsen to avoid public baths"
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"Stay as long as you can and select the meal option."
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"You can book private onsen hottub in your room if you have tattoos"
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"Request for a mountain view room."
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