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  • Terrible7%
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All reviewsstrict rulestraditional japanese stylelaundry roomshared bathroomthe kyoto train stationbathsfacilitiesshowertoothbrushesfloorryokanmattress
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

This ryokan is within easy walking distance of the north exit of the Kyoto train station (it's a huge advantage, if you're travelling by rail, to have an easy-to-find hotel). There's a nearby convenience store, a few fast food restaurants, and an underground restaurant complex...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I spent 3 nights in this hotel with a friend. We had a great time! Yes, there's a curfew and showers are not always available but the shower is actually an onsen where you can relax pretty well. Also the Lady running this place is...More

Thank Stephanie N
Reviewed 9 September 2017

350 m from rail and bus stations,very clean comfy rooms, good value for money, friendly staff nothing too much trouble, even let us check in early, took our cases and rucksacks up too our rooms so we could go sightseeing, very good facilities , bath...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I`ve never seen in my life more worst hotel than this. Hotel locate not so far from railroad station, but this`s the only ONE positiv point. Firstly, I found some insects in bathroom a spider and one slug on a wall, they were washed into...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We booked this hotel because of 3 reasons: good location near main station, acceptable price and traditional Japanese style. Do not book this hotel if you have any problems with movement or your back. Since there is absolutely no place to sit in the room...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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US$39 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Centrally Located Hotel in Kyoto
#12 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#13 Budget Hotel in Kyoto
#32 Quaint Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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17 October 2015|
Response from Mikel G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see anybody leaving things there. Not sure
9 October 2014|
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Response from dialronet | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, This place is a ryokan, not a hotel with all facilities you might be looking for. The place and rooms are comfortable but in a traditional Japanese style so it might not be appropriate for senior adults. It's a... More
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"all rooms we had were great"
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"This hotel should be closed!"
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"There are rooms either with shared bathroom or with private bathroom. We had the private bathroom, but it..."
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