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Bangkok
Reviewed 15 August 2011

I just got back from a trip in Japan and I'd say Nishiyama is highly recommended for people planning to be in Kyoto. Clean rooms with futon, air-con, ensuite bathroom. But the bathroom was small I didn't even try it. The communal bath is much better. Spacious and clean with all necessary amenities. I spent most of my time there....

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thank you for staying at nishiyama ryokan. and thank you for good opinion. we are very very happy to hear your satisfaction at staying at nishiyama ryokan. we try our best to run our ryokan. next time see you Regards, nishiyama ryokan

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2011

We enjoyed staying at Nishiyama Ryokan very much. I suspect that unlike other traditional ryokan's, this one is more comforable because it has more modern facilities such as room air conditioning, TVs with included ensuite bathroom/shower, in addition to the communal bath. The communal baths were clean and spacious. They have two communal baths, one for men the other for...

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thank you for staying at nishiyama ryokan. and thank you for good opinion. we are very happy for your satisfaction of nishiyamaryokan staying. see you next time thank you nishiyama ryokan

Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 9 August 2011

Me and my girlfriend travelled to Kyoto for 3 nights and stayed at the Nishiyama Ryokan. We were very impressed. It is located in a very accessible place (on the Tozai line, which links right down to the Karasuma line. The staff are extremely helpful, and our room was very comfortable. The best way to describe Nishiyama is a "Ryokan...

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thank you for staying at nishiyama ryokan. and we are happy to hear you.and we try our best for all travelers. now we have japanese tea ceremony from 9 to 11 in the morning for free at almost every morning. and we will have free shaved ice with japanese tea syrup every evening(from 18:00 to 19:00 and from 20:00 to...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 August 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed here in July of 2011 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff was friendly and very helpful. We had the Japanese breakfast every morning and enjoyed trying the various different dishes that were served every morning. There is free internet in the lobby and free use of the laundry machine on the roof. We would...

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thank you for staying at nishiyama ryokan. and we are very happy for your satisfaction of staying at nishiyama ryokan. Looking forwar to seeing you next time. thank you nishiyama ryokan

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Reviewed 2 August 2011

The service was wonderful and friendly. The entrance area provided an old inn feeling and if you let them know around when you are arriving the innkeeper is waiting outside in a kimono to greet you! Although the structure that houses the rooms are modern the rooms themselves are just like a ryokan...as soon as you step through your door...

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thank you for staying at nishiyama ryokan. and thank you for good opinion . and we are very happy for satisfaction of your staying nishiyama ryokan thank you next time see you again nishiyama ryokan

malaysia
Reviewed 25 May 2011

stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. the room was spacious but a bit old. the Futon was very comfortable. But the bathroom was very small, extremely small. The only part that i don't like about this hotel. The breakfast and dinner were good although a bit pricy. The hotel location was very convenient, nearby train station and walking distance...

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thank you for staying at nishiyama ryokan. our guests rooms private bath is small. we are very sorry. and we are very happy to use big public bath for our guests if you can . thank you next time nishiyama ryokan

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 26 April 2011

Wwe stay in this Ryokan almost a week, and I can said that is a wonderful place! the workers are kind and very proffesional, the place is beautifull and very relaxing, It was a wonderfull choice to stay here! If we return to Kyoto, surely we will choice again this Ryokan.

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thank you for staying at nishiyama ryokan we are happy to hear good comment from our guest. thank you next time see you nishiyama ryokan

Reviewed 26 April 2011

My new husband and I stayed here for one night during our honeymoon. All the Japanese style rooms were booked so we were in a western room. It was very spacious, and had an additional tatami sitting room. The gardens were absolutely gorgeous and the breakfast was beautiful as well as delicious. The staff was very kind and helpful, and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2011

We stayed here for 4 nights with 2 adults and 3 primary school aged children. The rooms were great - very comfortable futons on tatami mats. The children loved the communal bath downstairs. Very comfortable, friendly staff, excellent location. Our family loved it and would definitely stay here again. The Japanese breakfast was delicious. As well as seeing Kyoto (which...

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Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2011

We caught a Taxi from the Train Station to the hotel - only cost about $10Australian. The check in process was quick. They helped take our bags up to our room and showed us around the room etc. We were able to walk to bus and train stations to get around town. They are also very close to some great...

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Staying in City Center

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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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NISHIYAMA RYOKAN is small japanese style hotel.more than 2000 visitors from around the world stay with each year.plese enjoy traditional japanese culture at very reasonable rates.thank you in advance ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nishiyama Ryokan

Address: 433 Gokomachi St, Nakagyo-ku,, Kyoto 604-0933, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: $233 - $550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nishiyama Ryokan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Low floors may have great views to the japanese garden”
 of 5 bubbles phil_websurfer, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Just go for it”
 of 5 bubbles JMSKNR, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Two adults to a room is the maximum I would recommend for comfort. If you are tall ask for a room without ceiling beams.”
 of 5 bubbles markf253, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“their all rooms are non smoking. and the all western style rooms are with double bed, i guessed no choice with one kind bedroom”
 of 5 bubbles Syiu19964, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We were on the end of the hall on the 4th floor and it was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Julie011786, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
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