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Ryokan Genhouin features a hot tub and a public bath, as well as air-conditioned accommodations in Kyoto, a 8-minute walk from Eikan-do Zenrin-ji Temple. The property is around 1.7 miles from Gion Shijo Station, 2 miles from Kyoto International Manga Museum, and 2.4 miles from Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. At the ryokan, every unit has a wardrobe. Every room 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 is equipped with bed linen and towels. Guests at the ryokan can enjoy a vegetarian breakfast. A bicycle rental service is available at Ryokan Genhouin. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Heian Shrine, Shoren-in Temple, and Samurai Kembu Kyoto. The nearest airport is Itami Airport, 30 miles from Ryokan Genhouin.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info


Private Parking Available On Site

Public Bath

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Guest reviews


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  • Julie
    United States of America United States of America
    The breakfast was impressive, the bath was beautiful, and the whole place was very serene.
  • Marin
    United States of America United States of America
    Traditional Japanese style and super helpful staff!
  • Fernando
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Amazing stay. This was our first time experience at a Ryokan and we loved it. It was such a serene place, we loved it. The tea when we arrived, the hot bath, the traditional breakfast, the amazing gardens, what a great place! Tiger was an...

Area info

Amenities of Ryokan Genhouin
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Laundry
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • 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 available on site (reservation is needed) and costs ¥2,000 per day.
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Baggage 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
    • Safe
    • Grocery deliveries
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • 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 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM


    From 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 13 are welcome.

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

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 13 and up 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
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    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.

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

    While this property offers stays longer than one month, isn't offering a lease to a guest. Accordingly, all guests who participate in this offering won't have any rights or interests as a tenant for the offered property but should remain subject to applicable hotel stay/lodging terms and conditions.

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

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

    FAQs about Ryokan Genhouin

    • Guests staying at Ryokan Genhouin can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.2).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Vegetarian

    • Check-in at Ryokan Genhouin is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

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

    • Room options at Ryokan Genhouin include:

      • Triple
      • Family
      • Twin/Double

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

    • The prices at Ryokan Genhouin may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

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