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    Tawaraya Ryokan

    278 Nakahakusancho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8094, Kyoto Prefecture
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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          • Excellent77%
          • Very good14%
          • Average5%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Butler Service
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 73 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          This calm ryokan amid the bustle of Kyoto is a world apart. We stayed there based on the recommendation of friends who lived in Japan for over a decade. Our suite with its interior garden set the stage for an interlude from the real world....More

          1  Thank Janet R
          Reviewed 16 May 2017

          This hidden gem has it all. The friendliest and most welcoming staff ( some English is spoken) kindness and consideration all set in as tranquil Japanese setting. This must be the pinnacle of traditional Japanese Ryokan hospitality with a calmness and civility that enchants. Worth...More

          2  Thank robertdesmaraisct
          Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

          After much deliberation between Shiraume and Tawaraya I decided to go with the latter based off the history and reputation. Although I have no comparison I do wish I had chosen Shiraume. For starters Shiraume is in a much more appealing area. It is situated...More

          2  Thank emanuel z
          Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

          It was a tough choice deciding which ryokan to go to for our wedding anniversary. We ended up at Tawaraya. It is a simple ryokan with great service. It's very relaxing. Peace resonates and you completely feel away from everyone else. The location is great...More

          Thank bellatravelbug
          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          Tawaraya stands for ultimate refinement and elegance. A benchmark for quality and the best statement to prove that less is more. For someone with an appreciation for a Ryokan, Tawaraya is probably the best hotel on Earth (stayed in August 2014).

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          #36 of 369 hotels in Kyoto
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          298 reviews
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          95 reviews
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          394 reviews
          #72 of 369 hotels in Kyoto
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Refrigerator in room
          • Price range
          • US$489 - US$1,017 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #17 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 18
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          • Japan >
          • Kinki >
          • Kyoto Prefecture >
          • Kyoto >
          • City Center
          • Also Known As
          • Tawaraya Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
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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
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          priya a
          Hi, How can I make a reservation? I tried contacting them by phone, but no response :(.
          29 January 2017|
          Response from Siu Leng L |
          I also want to know how to book....no website n no agent....no price idea...
          Hi I have read the review by foffle089 and others. I am a keen contributor to Tripadvisor. We are unable to find a booking site for Tawaraya and I reported mis-links to Tripadvisor who have now taken down these wrong links to other hotels. Can you tell me how to book online? We are travelling mid-April 2017
          27 January 2017|
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          Response from Mandy W | Reviewed this property |
          The Tawaraya Ryokan does not have an online booking facility as far as I am aware. The proprietors speak good English so I would suggest you contact them by telephone.
          Room Tips
          "Ask for one of the larger rooms"
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          "The rooms on the groundfloor each have a private garden"
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          "Our room was named Fuji."
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          "Choose the high end rooms they come with a matching high end menus, better value."
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