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Sawaya Honten

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

For business in Kyoto and Osaka, conveniently close to the Keihan line, this wonderful ryokan convinces with beautiful facilities, spacious rooms and incredible service. Bravo! I loved the details like the miniature garden (with Koikr under my window and the night receptionist that surprised me...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Summary: excellent, clean, hospitable, quiet, traditional. Room: we stayed in a Japanese-stytle room with two single futons (I loved it but not good if you cannot deal with hard mattresses). The room was large (approx 6m x4m), but that's just the bedroom. In addition there...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

A dream came true. Nice to be there. Room was perfect. Traditional Japanese room with modern accommodation. Onsen was also nice. There was everything we need to be confortable. City of kyoto is very beautiful, its a good place to enjoy the visit. Recommanded

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights while in Kyoto. It was very nice and cosy. I got a taxi from Kyoto station to the ryokan as it was the easiest way to get there. It is less than a 10 minute walk to a 7/11...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place with a good location. We could walk to the city and it was near a subway station. It provides the ryokan experience with its tatami mats and all..everyday you’ll get some form of small Japanese snack - a good way to try...More

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#10 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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17 August 2017|
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Response from さわや本店 | Property representative |
There is Japanese Kaiseki restaurant near Ryokan Sawaya Honten. It takes only 5 minites from the hotel to the restaurant by walking. The restaurant 's name is kakinuma. It costs from about 51 to 93 US dollars at Japanese... More
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Thank you for asking about Ryokan Sawaya Honten. It costs within ¥2000 from JR Kyoto central station to the hotel by taxi. It takes about 20 minites by taxi. It is not convenient to take the subway to the hotel. Because the... More
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"Quiet, clean, very comfortable."
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"The beds are traditional Japanese mats so make sure you take that jnto consideration if yiu have any type of..."
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"Staying on 2nd floor which is even more tranquil."
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"My room, #203, was above the koi pond in the traditional garden."
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