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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is not something you will probably do twice but if you want to experience traditional Japanese hospitality at its best, and can afford the price, then this is the place to stay. Choose one of the rooms in the old part of the Ryokan,...More

Thank Penelope3352
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only downside with this ryokan is that any one you visit after will be a let down. The staff speaks English and are all incredibly friendly. When we would come back after a long day of site-seeing, it was like being welcomed home. They...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We opted for the family suite (for 4 adults and 1 child) which opens up into a garden at the first floor of the ryokan. It was undoubtedly expensive, but all of us, including two old folks, gained an unforgettable experience. By the time we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a lot of friends recommending the ryokan experience in Kyoto, we decided to splurge and stayed for one night at the Hiiragiya. After being greeted at the front door by the hospitable staff, we removed our shoes and were given house slippers, then we...More

Thank trungus1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place. Service exceptional. They tried to make 2 ‘old’ joint issue people feel very comfortable. Slept well Adding stacking futons worked great. Rooms beautiful. Highly recommended. Food exceptional. Calm and restful. Fantastic experience

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US$518 - US$1,121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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US$518 - US$1,121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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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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Christina N
15 March 2018|
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Response from librtrav | Reviewed this property |
From the train station, it would be a very far walk. There is a 6 lane highway directly behind the hotel, so buses would be around
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Aliza N
7 June 2017|
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Response from IndiaRavi | Reviewed this property |
This question can only be answered by the Ryokan and an email should be sent directly to them
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dylan6606
6 March 2017|
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Response from Lanialii | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet is to email Hiiragiya directly and ask for the rates for the dates you plan to go. They vary based on the season and whether you're staying in the old or new wing. Rates are priced per person and usually... More
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"Old building, traditional room."
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"Stay in the traditional wing."
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"Corner room #33, with your own koi fish and garden."
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"Booking has to be confirmed by email and needs to be done very far in advance of your stay."
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