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    Arashiyama Benkei

    34 Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385, Kyoto Prefecture
    011 81 3-4540-9875
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    “private onsen” (34 reviews)
    “bamboo forest” (31 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My girlfriend and I booked a room here in November 2017. It was a bit challenging to figure out the amenities through their site but we were able to reserve a room with a small private open-air onsen and included kaiseki meal and breakfast, which...More

    Thank Daniel W
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 28 November 2016

    We read nice reviews of this ryokan and so we booked when we went Kyoto for the red leaves. Booking through internet was very efficient. Clarification emails were done in English. We were to check in on 20 November and we drove from Kyoto. When...More

    4  Thank MadeleineKam
    Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 29 November 2016

    Dear Madeleine, First of all, thank you so much for your recent stay at Arashiyama Benkei, and we are grateful to receive your kind review. As you have commented, we are trying to keep our tradition as "Ryokan" but also to keep up with global...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Arashiyama Benkei truly lives up to its name as a traditional Ryokan. The establishment is typical of a Japanese ryokan with tatami floor mats and Hinoki wood. We had a 12-mat tatami room with two sofa type chairs and a coffee table by a glass...More

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    Thank Michael K
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The Onsen staff provided one of the best experience for me and my wife from the first moment we stepped into the property. Their service and attention to detail is second to none. Everyone knows which room we stay in and recognize us. The room...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved staying at Benkei! The staff was wonderful as was the food. It was a very authentic experience that I would recommend to anyone visiting Japan! Make sure you get the Japanese-style breakfast as well.

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    2 August 2017|
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    Response from Chi L | Reviewed this property |
    Most larger public bath houses in Japan don't allow people with tattoos, but since this is a smaller Onsen, you should ask the staff about it. When my friend and I went (he has a tattoo on his upper arm), the Bath was... More
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    Response from Chi L | Reviewed this property |
    The Benkei offer many plans...some with breakfast and dinner, some with dinner only, some with breakfast only. the cheapest rate is without breakfast or dinner. Like the previous answers, it is best to check with them if... More
    Kevin T
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    Response from Andrew K | Reviewed this property |
    In theory, you can use the onsen and have a meal at the ryokan without staying there. However, there was always a sign out front stating that these facilities were full. Perhaps this was due to the fact that we were there at... More
    Room Tips
    "Don't need the onsen in room"
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    "The annex building is next door, if you want your dinner in your room, you must book the main building."
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    "We had a room with the natural hot spring bath and garden view and really enjoyed it."
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    "We chose one with a private onsen -- worth it!!!"
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