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Gion Shinmonso

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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Banquet Room
Free Parking
Breakfast included
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We spent one night in this ryokan while in Kyoto for a week. It was in a really nice location and we purchased a Beef Sukiyaki and sake set. Check-in was easy. We made a booking and one of the staff members came to our...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Our family of 5 (kids 6-9) stayed for one night at Gion Shinmonso and it was a great cultural immersion experience. We really wanted the ryokan experience while we were in Japan, but they are so expensive. I was happy to find Gion Shinmonso, which...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights Staff very helpful and polite Smoking being allowed in the hotel lobby and current construction work on the hotel wall detracted from an otherwise nice ryokan Our room window was taped over with opaque wrap and scaffolding covers the outside...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights (2 adults and 2 kids, ages 8 and 10) to experience a traditional Ryokan, and what a unique experience it was. Having never stayed in one before we didn't know what to expect, but absolutely loved it. Do not...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

This Ryokan is very close to most attractions and night life. Geishas wondering everywhere, any age, it feels like the old ages. We stay at the triple with toile/sink room, beds weren't as comfortable as other places we've been in the past, this one had...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Banquet Room
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$115 - US$414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#61 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$115 - US$414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#61 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Gion
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
...More
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"If you like your privacy try to get a room with your own bathroom AND shower. It will cost more."
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"make sure to include the Geisha encounter."
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"DOn[t forget to order vegetarian if you dont eat fish."
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"the rooms with a bathroom seemed worth it to us"
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