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  • Very good58%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
24 Mar 2017
“Wonderful hidden gem!”
4 Feb 2017
“Basically great!”
Free Wifi
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

My teenage daughter and I stayed here for 3 nights in January 2016. It was perfectly located to experience the unique and beautiful area of Gion, but still so hidden our taxi driver couldn't even find it. An easy walk to Gion, the abundant shrines...More

Thank sn0wd0ggy
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stayed here for a few nights as we wanted to have a "true Japanese experience". Upon arrival, we went to pick up our keys from the lobby. That was a smooth process. However, what wasn't when it came to asking question about the area....More

2  Thank Sohail D
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The ryokan experience was not bad, maybe too long (3 nights) although the Karaku hotel need a bit of renovation. Compared to what I saw in other Ryokan hotels (most of them fully booked) the Karaku looks old, the toilet and shower quite complicated to...More

Thank bettyMadrid
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Location was great for strolling around Gion. As far as ryoken go, I have no idea how it compares to others, but can definitely recommend starting your booking process early. We booked one day out and had very limited options, hence Karaku accelerating up the...More

Thank Alexander H
Reviewed 31 July 2015

First off, the location is hard to find if your taxi driver is not well versed in the street names of Gion. If the driver has any issue, tell them to drop you off in front of the Yasaka-Jinja shrine. Then, proceed down the street...More

Thank skylar t
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US$184 - US$535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#85 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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US$184 - US$535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#85 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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"We had a top floor, corner room, overlooking a magnificent temple. Very quiet, large room with comfortable..."
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