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Just a 5-minute walk to Higashihongan-ji Temple and Gojo Subway Station, Matsubaya Ryokan has provided comfortable rooms to tired travellers since 1884. A cosy Japanese garden is located on site.

JR Kyoto Train Station and Nishihongan-ji Temple are about 0.6 miles from the hotel. Shosei-en Garden is only 350 yards away. Kiyomizu Temple is about a 10-minute taxi ride.

The recently renovated rooms at Ryokan Matsubaya include a refrigerator, hairdryer and electric kettle. Most rooms are Japanese-style, featuring traditional futon bedding, tatami (woven straw) floors and yukata (Japanese-style robes). All rooms are non-smoking.

Computers with free internet access are provided in the lobby. Baggage storage and a safe are available at the front desk.

Western breakfast can be ordered in the morning. Alternatively, Japanese breakfast is available upon an advance request made by 20:00 the night before (subject to availability). All breakfast meals are available at an additional charge.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

This is our guests' favourite part of Kyoto, according to independent reviews.

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

Matsubaya Ryokan has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 27 Jan 2011.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Kyoto, this property has an excellent location score of 8.6

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Asian, American

Private parking available on-site


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
3 futon beds
2 single beds
and
4 futon beds
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • For the single rooms, is the common shower on the same floor? How many people & rooms share that shower? Pls provide a photo of the single room w bed
    Thank you very much for the inquiry. Shawer room is in front of the room and for just 2 Single rooms.
    Answered on 6 August 2022
  • Hello, Hope you are well. My partner and myself would love to book at your property but wanted to check with you if you have any room with private ons..
    Thank you for your message. We don't have a room with private onsen, but we have private bathroom which is 880 yen/hour and need to make a reservati..
    Answered on 3 December 2022
  • Do the standard western twin rooms all have a balcony? Is there a washing machine for guests use?
    Thank you for your question. The room has a small balcony. We have a coin laundry. Sincerely, Matsubaya ryokan
    Answered on 4 January 2020
  • At what time is breakfast served?
    Thank you for your inquiry. It is 7;30 am to 9:30 am.
    Answered on 21 November 2022
  • Hi how are you? Do you Have private bathroom. We are family Of 5. We need rooms c lose to each other. Thank you
    Thank you for your inquiry. Yes i do. We have private bathroom for 1~2 peaple. If you have reservation pleases let us know.
    Answered on 13 November 2022
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Facilities of Matsubaya Ryokan
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs ¥1,000 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Transport
  • Public transport tickets Additional charge
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

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Check-in

15:00 - 23:00

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 of any age are welcome.

Children aged 4 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
¥2,200 per child, per night

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa UC JCB American Express Matsubaya Ryokan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Western breakfast can be ordered in the morning. Alternatively, Japanese breakfast is available upon an advance request made by 20:00 the night before (subject to availability). All breakfast meals are available at an additional charge.

Please contact the property in advance to enquire about child rates for children over 4 years old.

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

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.

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

FAQs about Matsubaya Ryokan

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

    • Room options at Matsubaya Ryokan include:

      • Twin
      • Single
      • Triple
      • Family
      • Suite

    • Check-in at Matsubaya Ryokan is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

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

    • Guests staying at Matsubaya Ryokan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Asian
      • American
      • À la carte

    • Matsubaya Ryokan is 0.8 miles from the centre of Kyoto.