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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 30 April 2015

This was my second time staying at Hotel Mume. I was there last year and loved Kyoto so much I had to come back (there's so much to see). Of course, Hotel Mume was at the top of my list and one of the reasons we wanted to return to Kyoto. Upon walking in, the owner greeted us with hugs...

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Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 29 April 2015

So many positive things have been said about this hotel by other reviewers - and they are all true! Not only is the hotel beautiful and well-located, but the staff is extraordinarily helpful and accommodating. I would have loved to stay here longer, but they were full when I tried ti reserve many months ahead - and with good reason....

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Although the Mume has been described in superbly eloquent terms many times over, I just had to add my thanks and appreciation for a terrific stay. My wife and I booked to stay at Mume for one night at the beginning of April.... We would have stayed longer, but all the rooms were fully booked for this busy time of...

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Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Let's start with the staff. They are without exception, young, bright, cheerful, efficient and ultra-helpful. This is a small hotel and you become known immediately. Breakfast is terrific. Lots of choices and he breads and rolls seem to be right out of the oven. The room was more than large enough to accommodate two full size double beds with room...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2015

The location in the heart of gion is superb as it means trips to great restaurants, geisha spotting and exploration of many of the old streets can be done on foot. The room was extremely tastefully decorated and the bathroom hi-tech and allowing a traditional Japanese washing experience. The top floor room we stayed in slept three comfortably. The breakfast...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We stayed in the Moon Room for three nights and had a superb stay: Pros: - Great location - Extremely helpful staff (as other reviewers had noted it can at times be overbearing, but better too much than too little :-)), e.g. without asking, they even called a nearby restaurant to inquire about non- seafood options for me - Room...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We had a wonderful stay at Hotel Mume and fell in love with the owner and everyone working there. They are super helpful, friendly and made us feel like family. Their restaurant recommendations matched exactly with what we hoping to experience in Kyoto. Cocktails in the evening with everyone was great and the breakfast is top notch. Our room was...

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Philippines
Reviewed 29 March 2015

This boutique hotel did not disappoint at all. The staff were very polite, spoke good english and did their best in making sure that we enjoyed Kyoto. Even before we arrived in the hotel Hisako, Taiki and Nagisa were very prompt in replying to our emails regarding our inquiries from which train to take and what tour would be best...

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Sydney
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Difficult to add more from previous reviews but the level of service in this hotel is phenomenal. Large rooms (we had wind room) which looked over canal to cherry blossom trees. Tasty breakfast and complimentary happy hour each day. Staff knew us by name and knew what we had done each day so they could ask how it was. They...

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Connecticut USA
Reviewed 29 March 2015

There isn't much more I can add to all the accolades of this wonderful boutique hotel except that they are all true. I know that Japanese people are very polite and hospitable but the staff at Hotel Mume take it to a new level. I stayed at Hotel Mume for three nights on March 16-19, 2015 with my two daughters,...

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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 local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Mume

Address: 261 Shinmonzen dori, Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0064, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Number of rooms: 7
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
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