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    Rakucho Ryokan

    67 Higashihangicho, Shimogamo, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0824, Kyoto Prefecture
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent47%
    • Very good42%
    • Average10%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “thin walls” (4 reviews)
    “the bus” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 15 January 2010

    We stayed here 3 nights and it was very pleasant. The staff are so lovely and friendly. You get a good taste of a ryokan but with a modern touch. The tatami beds and rooms were comfortable and all amenities were clean. There are washing...More

    2  Thank champagneplease
    Reviewed 17 November 2009

    We loved our stay here at the Rakucho Ryokan. It is an older wooden house but all the other guests were polite and it was very quiet. Our room and the bath was remarkably clean. Of all the tatami mats we stayed on, these "beds"...More

    3  Thank vgmodell
    Reviewed 25 August 2009

    This is a very reasonably priced Ryokan in a good location. The owners are very friendly, and we were made to feel very welcome during our stay. The rooms were clean, very comfortable and had all the essentials you might need (tea, water heater, heated...More

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    Reviewed 10 July 2009

    This place was about a 10 minute walk away from the Kitaoji station on the north side of Kyoto, but the bus is also easily accessible. There staff was very friendly and it was a well-maintained place. The ryokan is made entirely out of wood,...More

    1  Thank winedineexplore
    Reviewed 26 May 2009

    A great place in the north side of town, a little bit of a hike from the center but Kyoto's excellent bus system makes it a breeze. Loved the second floor toilet that raises the seat when you enter the room, rather charming. They have...More

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    residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
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    artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
    bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
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    shaojun z
    2 March 2015|
    Response from uradekatsunori | Property representative |
    Dear M. Zhang Shaojun We wish thank you very much for your e-mail. But to our great regret, we don't have any vacancy at that period which you decided. your sincerely Katsunori Urade Rakucho Ryokan 67 Higashihangicho... More
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    "Try to stay away from the ground floor (showers, washing machine, drier)"
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    "For someone able to climb stairs, the upper floor has more privacy."
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    "We paid a little extra for the larger room at the end of the ground floor which was, I assume, twice the size..."
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    "Try to ask for room in a second floor far from toilets."
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