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Matsubaya Inn

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“type room”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewstype roomjapanese breakfastjapanese style roomkyoto stationbicycle rental shoptea settatami matsryokan experiencesmall giftshared showerminute walktraditional ryokangarden viewfriendly ryokanthird floorensuite bathroombreakfast was delicious
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Reviewed 22 December 2013

Me and 2 friends stayed here for 2 nights as we passed through Kyoto in December. It was an extremely comfortable hotel, with all the amenities you want. We stayed in a traditional room with futons, but they were very soft and gave us a...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2013

We stayed here as we needed somewhere relatively close to Kyoto Station for a couple of day trips, whilst still being close enough to Shijo-dori and the like in the evenings. We stayed in one of the 1st floor rooms six mat rooms, and it...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 31 October 2013

The first Ryokan stayed in Kyoto for 2 nights. Location is very easy to find. Stayed in 1st floor room with the garden view, air was fresh when every morning woke up. The room was comfortable, quiet, nice and peaceful. Staffs are friendly and helpful,...More

Thank YingSiang
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This was the first of three ryokans we stayed in during two weeks in Japan. We had an 8 mat room on the ground floor with a view of the small Japanese garden. Upper floor rooms are 6 mat only and may be a bit...More

Thank JacquesMumandDad
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Great location, 10 minutes from station. Comfortable room with ensuite. Clean and everything we needed including use of free washing machine. Very helpful staff with advice on where to eat and nearby attractions.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$101 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#18 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$101 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#18 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Shimogyo-ku
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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eamonl85
27 January 2017|
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Response from lforest | Reviewed this property |
you can use.the.key
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Luv2Travelgg
7 May 2016|
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Response from Q2018GWterryl | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure why not. Just make sure there is an adult staying with him.
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lele809
18 April 2016|
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Response from AdzynR | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You are given a key for door. To lock at night and when you leave each day
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"Do not stay here. Choose another ryokan. But if you go, request the first floor with courtyard view."
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"Rooms on the ground floor also have a traditional Japanese garden."
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"Garden view room is lovely, but if you want to save some money, you could probably just get the rooms without..."
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"Try the Japanese style rooms or go to the Dormy Inn"
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