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605-0000 Kyoto, Kyoto, Higashiyama-ku Gion Yasaka Jinjya Minami-mon Mae, Japan – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 825 reviews)
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Massage, Bicycle Rental
Food & Drink
Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs JPY 2000 per day.
Vending Machine (drinks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Elevator, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child from 0 to 5 years is charged JPY 1080 per person per night when using existing beds.
One child from 0 to 6 years is charged JPY 3240 per person per night in an extra bed.
One child from 7 to 12 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 825 reviews
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May 3, 2015
The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel was really comfortable and clean. The location was fantastic!
May 1, 2015
The staff is unbelievable here. All are friendly, professional, and do things I'd never thought of in my life (e.g. going to the umbrella rack and drying your umbrella, panel by panel). The facilities are good. The location is perfect. This area is where you want to stay in Kyoto, and if I returned, I'd be staying here again.
April 30, 2015
The amount of effort the staff went to to keep us happy and show us what to visit
April 29, 2015
Expensive but this is Japan No breakfast in hotel (but accessible by foot or bakery not far away)
Location is perfect, within walkable distance of many sites and also close to shops and to bus station Big apartment on 4th floor with 2 real beds in one room and futon beds in the living room (and a good view) Staff very helping for bus tickets, restaurants, luggage storage
April 25, 2015
Loved the location in the heart of Gion. The staff were fantastic, polite, friendly and helpful.
April 23, 2015
Traditional room was perfect! Staff provided the best map and ramen eatery suggestion. Hot tea ever ready in room.
April 14, 2015
staffs are very helpful, excellent service overall. Location is good, breakfast is delicious.
April 9, 2015
What didn't I like. This is hands down the nicest place you can stay in Gion, Kyoto. The staff is absolutely amazing, kind, and will help you find what you are looking for in Gion. The rooms are spotless, well maintained, and gorgeous. I can probably write 4 pages on how amazing this place is, but you should really just book now. Price is not an issue.
April 7, 2015
staff was very friendly and helpful, breakfast was excellent. They even sent a nice hand written card for our honeymoon. Very sweet!! Will definitely stay in this hotel again if we visit Kyoto in the future.
April 4, 2015
The futon is a bit short
March 24, 2015
Staff English not to high standard
location and staff
March 21, 2015
I expected this ryokan to be something special because of the reviews and high price but was disappointed by the uncomfortable bed and average breakfast.
The rooms were very spacious and the location was good.
March 20, 2015
Superb staff. Couldn't have been more helpful.
March 18, 2015
We spent two nights of our honeymoon in Gion Maifukan. The location is perfect for exploring the eastern side of Kyoto. Even for Japanese standards, the service from the staff is very polite and thoughtful.
March 16, 2015
Very friendly staff
March 15, 2015
The map we could find from web is not helpful and not easy to find the hotel. We found that the map in our room is even more clear that it is suggested to post on the web for reference. No meal is included.
The staffs are very helpful, nice and always have big smile. They lent us umbrella when outside is having heavy rain. We had warm welcome from the staffs when ever we arrive or go out from the hotel. The room are very spacious, clean and quiet. No smell of tabacco. We feel like at hotel. Very relax. It's easy to travel around, bus stop is nearby. It's excellent, out of my expectation. I would absolutely stay in this hotel if I visit Kyoto.
March 8, 2015
Japanese style room was perfect Near Lawson and attractions
March 5, 2015
The location in Gion/Higashyama area is unbeatable! Can walk to many shrines/temples and shopping & restaurants just ouside your door. Very kind and helpful staff! Try the Japanese style room - very unique!
March 1, 2015
Maybe might be better if they had a more detailed map on how to get there from public transport. We wandered off to the residential area but eventually found the place. Still, plus point for me because I got to see the local residents' houses. :)
We got the Japanese-style room and it was super awesome! It was quite roomier from what I expected and came with all the nice amenities. Hotel staff were very helpful and accommodating.
February 26, 2015
Check out time at 12 noon would be great!
Hotel is within walking distance to many places of interest and lots of restaurants too.
February 22, 2015
we loved the location and the staff were so helpful and friendly and went out of their way to help us plan our day
February 16, 2015
the price is a little bit high!
futon is so cute and comfy!
February 14, 2015
clean & friendly
February 9, 2015
Have to travel a bit to reach the hotel.
Staff are very courteous. Very clean and neat environment. Very spacious room. Traditional sit down bathing with bath tub.
February 8, 2015
Very friendly and exceptionally good staffs, feel like they are all the owner of the hotel. Top service, I have never seen anything like this before.
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