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Ryokan Rikiya

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Reviewed 6 May 2009

We decided that we wanted to experience a traditional Japanese guesthouse and selected the Rikiya ryokan using the Japanese Guest Houses website -> http://www.japaneseguesthouses.com/index.htm The Rikiya ryokan is a charming guesthouse run by some lovely elderly Japanese ladies, who, whilst not great at speaking English,...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2009

We followed the tradition ;spend a night in a ryokan in Kyoto.... So we booked at Rikiya; the location is perfect but don't fall in the trap of the traditionnal diner.The worst ever in Japan ;very very expensive for cold food with no taste;not cooked...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2008

Rikiya is a charming traditional ryokan. A beautifully kept old wooden house, with spacious rooms, located in the heart of the most fascinating, historical district in Kyoto. We had a huge, nicely decorated room, with sliding doors opening on a private small garden, and the...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2008

This Ryokan is located in one of the best areas of Kyoto in the Higashiyama district. We stayed there for two nights. We have been the only guests there and stayed in offseason. We got the best room of this Ryokan which was extremly spacious....More

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#181 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
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Ryokan Rikiya Hotel Kyoto
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"We recommend room 3 or 5. Any really"
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"Book for a room with private bathroom. It is better to start your tour or site visits those around the..."
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"the ryokan is facing the sunset but there's big hill where the kodaiji temple is will block the sun so..."
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