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Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya

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Reviewed 7 May 2013

I stayed 4 nights at Roujiya in April 2013 with a friend. It was a great break from the typical hostel. This is a more intimate guest house where the owners actually live too. It's newly renovated with a blend of modern and traditional Japanese aesthetic, from the nicely appointed streamlined kitchen to a room with old school tatami mats...

2Thank Peter G
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I've stayed at many guesthouse in Japan including the widely acclaimed K's. I have to say that this guesthouse is absolutely great for me. After reading many reviews about this place I also have to agree that it's not for everyone. If you are looking for a clean, friendly, and quiet environment (after a long day of site seeing) than...

1Thank tai d
Pulau Ubin, Singapore
Reviewed 30 March 2013

A very nice place, managed by a very nice couple. Room is clean and comfortable. Location is also good, near the supermarket, a couple of small restaurants and a public bath. Only 5-10 minutes walk to the train station.

Thank DS G
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 February 2013

It's been 1 and a half years since my stay, I should have reviewed on this guesthouse earlier because it was Sooooooo GOOD. I got a lot of time before I went to Fukushima for some sorts of disaster relief project, so I decided to stop at Kyoto for a few days, it’s always been my favourite destination. The guest...

3Thank vicki c
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2012

This place is so cute, and really a well kept secret that many local Japanese tourists stay at. Situated about a 5 min walk away from JR Nijo station - it is a super clean and small hostel. Very pretty design, floorboards are all unpolished japanese cedar and rooms are super clean and have curtains for a bit a privacy...

3Thank Tian T
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I stayed here in August of 2011 for about 3-4 weeks. The place itself is wonderful-very clean, nicely decorated, and overall very nice. There was a kitchen available, free wi-fi access, bike rentals, a computer with internet if you did not have your own, etc. During my stay there were not very many foreigners so it was nice to hear...

5Thank Juniperarrow
Ito-gun, Wakayama, Japan
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Roujiya is the best place to be if you stay in Kyoto!! You would feel like as if you lived in Kyoto.The owner are very kind and they can offer a good insight into kyoto city as well as some insider's tips on the best place to go.And the facilities are spotless. I'd strongly recommend Roujiya !!!!!!

3Thank Ryochi T
Shizuoka, Japan
Reviewed 10 August 2012

Kaori and Nao own this wonderful hostel, though it feels more like a home when you're there! They were more than helpful in every way possible, and gave me recommendations of places to go both in Kyoto and when traveling Japan (their recommendations were excellent by the way). The hostel is located in a great location right below Nijo Castle,...

3Thank j0nathan_Chen
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Really friendly and helpful staff. Stayed there in June and it was good to have the air conditioning. They've got bikes you can hire which is a great and cheap way to see Kyoto. Great location, good facilities, and overall a really nice place to stay.

4Thank Begetarian
Reviewed 10 June 2012

Spotless guesthouse on the western side side of Kyoto. Great choice depending on where you plan to visit. Nice bicycles for hire would allow a fit person to go anywhere though. A bit far from the Kamogawa river area; 20-30 minute walk you would not want to do with a suitcase. From JR Nijo or Hankyu Omiya a short walk....

1Thank JpnMan

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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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Our guesthouse opened in the end of Jun 2010!Roujiya-feel right at home in the heart of Kyoto.Roujiya is a cozy and modern (yet distinctly Japanese) family-owned guest house in the heart of Kyoto.We are situated in a quiet area just a short walk from Nijo Station and close to......-Many historic sites,including Nijo Castle-Huge market for local people -Delicious restaurants for local people-The biggest 100yen shop in Kyoto ... more   less 

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Address: 22-58 Ikenouchicho, Nishinokyo, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8375, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: $42 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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