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The completely nonsmoking Hanakiya is a 5-minute walk from Kiyomizu-dera Temple and a 10-minute drive from JR Kyoto Train Station. It offers simple accommodations with a free-use internet station and microwave. Rooms have free Wi-Fi. The air-conditioned Japanese rooms at Hanakiya Kyoto have traditional futon bedding and tatami (woven-straw) floors. Bathrooms and toilets are shared. Kiyomizu Gojo Station is a 14-minute walk away, and Yasaka Shrine and Kyoto National Museum are both a 5-minute taxi ride. Free coffee and tea are on offer at the common area, as is a shared-use fridge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Kyoto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

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High score for Kyoto
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Xavier
    Great location with a wonderful staff. Second time I go there and it’s always a pleasure.
  • Caleb
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The accommodation was quiet and homey, the location was convenient, and the hostess was great!
  • Aja
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The property is conveniently situated in close proximity to many prominent temples and tourist areas. The location made it easy to come back for a quiet, midday nap before heading out again. There's that, but what I appreciated the most were the...

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Amenities of Hanakiya
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Heating
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Hanakiya takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Until 10:00 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

The property has a main building and an annex building. The two buildings are located a few minutes walking distance of each other. Rooms will be assigned upon check in based on availability.

Child rates are applicable to children ages between 0-3 years old. Adult rates are applicable to children 4 years and older.

<Payment and Fees>

- Please note, the property will pre-authorize guests' credit cards for 1 night's stay prior to check-in. The full amount of the reservation must be paid in cash at check-in.

- Upon check-in, guests are also required to pay a key deposit, which will be refunded once the key is returned.


- Please note a late check-in fee will be charged for guests arriving after 21:00.

- Luggage storage service is provided for free from 13:00.

<How to get to the hotel>

- By taxi: please show the hotel's telephone number and the following instructions to the taxi driver:

The taxi driver will take you to the entrance of a big car park near Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Go down the steps opposite the car park entrance, and look for hotel's sign in the quiet back street.

-By bus: From Kyoto station take bus 100 or 206 to Gojozaka. Busses have announcements in English.

At the Gojozaka bus stop, go back in the direction from which the bus came. Cross the street at the first traffic light and walk up the hill for about 820 feet, until you reach a 3-way fork in the road. Take the middle one. Walk another 820 feet, to where you see a large car park on the left. Go down the steps opposite the car park entrance, and look for hotel's sign in the quiet back street.

An accommodation tax per person, per night is not included in the price and must be paid at the property.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

License number: 京都市指令保保生第20号

FAQs about Hanakiya

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

  • Room options at Hanakiya include:

    • Twin
    • Triple

  • Hanakiya is 1.7 miles from the center of Kyoto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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