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    Ryokan Shimizu

    646 Kagiya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8317, Kyoto Prefecture
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    Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

    I would really reccomend this ryokan. Great location, really nice personnel, nice and clean room in traditional style. I really enjoyed my stay. Also a great bonus was the private traditional bath....

    Thank Zuzana S
    Reviewed 6 December 2017

    We stayed four nights at the Ryokan Shimizu. We had booked our room from the U.S. and were able to prepay with a credit card. Although we reserved the room with a credit card, they did not charge our account till about 5 days before...More

    Thank ishedwards
    Reviewed 24 October 2017

    Good or great location between two temples and kyoto statiion, however its not as traditional as you would expect yes you sleep on futons and walls are carboard or paper and you take your shoes off etc, but not quite the paper walls and everything...More

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    Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

    A very difficult review to post, mostly because all we have to compare this Ryokan with is a rather upscale property in Hakone. I think for the price paid and location, we probably did ok, but must admit we found the experience to be less...More

    1  Thank JAMES O
    Reviewed 21 September 2017

    Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at this lovely traditional guest house. When planning my trip to Japan, a stay in a Ryokan was top of the list but unfortunately it's a pricey form of accommodation. I was so happy to find Ryokan Shimizu in a more...More

    Thank Debs S
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$81 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
    • #15 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Shimogyo-ku
    Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
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    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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    Zetarai
    16 January 2018|
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    Response from ishedwards | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there were plug points around the room. We also took an extension strip with us. This permitted us to recharge several gadgets (cell phones, laptops, phone chargers etc.) all at the same time.
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    7 September 2017|
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    Response from GiacomoBPavia_Italia | Reviewed this property |
    You can ask them directly but it is not a house it is a Ryokan. If you don't know what it is you can Google it
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    19 April 2017|
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    Response from RyokanShimizu | Property representative |
    Is ice available for having a drink in your room? A: We serve ice at the front desk. We are thinking about heat in our room in November? A: We have air conditioners in all the room. Also, would it be better to be in... More
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    "If you are a family of more than two and and you would like to share a room, they have a room for you."
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    "All the rooms have their own bathroom, and it is tucked into a quiet neighborhood, so all the rooms seem to..."
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    "As with most ryokans, the walls are pretty thin so you will get some noise from your neighbours!"
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