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Ryokan Genhouin features a hot tub and a public bath, as well as air-conditioned accommodation in Kyoto, 700 metres from Eikan-do Zenrin-ji Temple. Private parking is available on site at this sustainable property. The ryokan has family rooms. At the ryokan, units include a wardrobe. Every unit is equipped with a kettle, a flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box and free WiFi, while certain rooms come with a terrace. At the ryokan, every unit has bed linen and towels. A bicycle rental service is available at the ryokan. Popular points of interest near Ryokan Genhouin include Heian Shrine, Shoren-in Temple and Samurai Kembu Kyoto. The nearest airport is Itami Airport, 48 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Private parking available on-site

Public Bath

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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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See what guests loved the most:

  • Soong
    Very pretty hotel, very nice stuffs and excellent service, we had wonderful stay. Definitely will come again!
  • Luca
    Entering Genhouin means time traveling to ancient Kyoto with unique atmosphere, incredible interiors and professional staff
  • James
    United StatesUnited States
    everything was great. the staff were friendly, the room was comfortable, the facilities were great and the gardens were beautiful.

Property surroundings

Facilities of Ryokan Genhouin
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Laundry
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs ¥2,000 per day.
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Grocery deliveries
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Wake-up service
    • Heating
    • Laptop safe
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake up service/Alarm clock
    • Public Bath
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Ryokan Genhouin takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 16:00 to 22:00


    From 07:30 to 10:30



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children older than 13 years are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 13 and older are allowed)

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB American Express Cash Ryokan Genhouin accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Guests must pay in advance using PayPal or Coiney. The property will contact the guests after booking on instructions about payment. Guests must complete the transaction via credit card within 5 days of receiving the email.

    Please note that the property does not have an on-site restaurant.

    Please note that a reservation is required to rent out the entire public bath. It is available from 07:30-10:00 and 16:00-22:00. To make a reservation, please notify the property staff at check-in.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Please inform Ryokan Genhouin in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Ryokan Genhouin

    • Room options at Ryokan Genhouin include:

      • Triple
      • Family
      • Twin/Double

    • Ryokan Genhouin is 2.4 miles from the centre of Kyoto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Ryokan Genhouin is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

    • The prices at Ryokan Genhouin may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Ryokan Genhouin offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Bicycle rental
      • Temporary art galleries
      • Public Bath

    • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Ryokan Genhouin on this page.