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Only a 5-minute walk from Shiyakusho-Mae Subway Station, Nishiyama Ryokan features Japanese-style rooms, a garden and rental bicycles. This nonsmoking hotel offers traditional kaiseki multi-course dinners, and in-room massages can be arranged. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises.

JR Kyoto Station is a 15-minute taxi ride from Ryokan Nishiyama. It is a 10-minute walk to both Honno-ji Temple and Kamogawa River. Sanjo Keihan Station on the Keihan Line is a 7-minute walk, and Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Line is a 15-minute walk.

The hotel offers safety deposit and luggage storage. Facilities include a souvenir shop and drinks vending machines. Public parking is only a 5-minute walk away.

A Japanese breakfast featuring boiled tofu is offered at the dining room, and a traditional multi-course dinner with seasonal local specialties is available.

Air-conditioned rooms have a tatami (woven-straw) floor, on which traditional futon bedding is spread to sleep in. They are fitted with an LCD TV, an attached bathroom and yukata robes. Toiletries are provided.

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

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Nishiyama Ryokan has been welcoming guests since Jul 1, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Kyoto, this property has an excellent location score of 8.8!

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

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4 reasons to choose Nishiyama Ryokan

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English

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Managed by 西山武宏

Company review score: 9.2Based on 953 reviews from 11 properties
11 managed properties

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we love world travel. we have been to many places in world. now we are very busy to work now. and we hope we go to places in world. thank you

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thank you for looking at this pejis. we have many travellers from all over the world each years. we hope to see you . thank you. we hope you enjoy kyoto travel.

Neighborhood info

there are many restaurants and bars and places for enjoying kyoto. when you arrive NISHIYAMA RYOKAN,could you ask our staffs about kyoto.thank you

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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Kyoto Tamano-yu Public Bath
    0.1 miles
  • Honno-ji Temple
    0.2 miles
  • Kayco Vivid
    0.2 miles
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Old Rissei Elementary School
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Samurai Kembu Kyoto
    0.6 miles
  • Gion Shijo Station
    0.7 miles
  • Imperial Palace
    0.8 miles
  • Heian Shrine
    0.9 miles
  • Kyoto Shigaku Kaikan Conference Hall
    1 miles
  • Shoren-in Temple
    1 miles
  • Nijo Castle
    1.1 miles
  • Eikan-do Zenrin-ji Temple
    1.6 miles
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    1.6 miles
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple
    1.8 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae Station
    0.2 miles
  • Subway Karasuma Oike Station
    0.4 miles
  • Train Sanjo Station
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Marutamachi Station
    0.5 miles
  • Subway Sanjo Keihan Station
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Itami Airport
    24.4 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    40.4 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    49.7 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Japanese, European

Amenities of Nishiyama Ryokan
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Public Bath
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Massage Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Suit press
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Nishiyama Ryokan takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 9:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:30 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 6 and up are allowed)

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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

The property has a curfew at 24:00. Guests cannot enter or leave the property after this time.

The property recommends guests use a taxi from JR Kyoto Station, which is a 15-minute ride away.

Please be informed that the on-site restaurant is closed on Wednesdays.

Guests with children must inform the property of the age of each child in advance. Please note that adult rates are applicable to children 10 years and older, while different rates apply for children under 10 years old.

Please inform the the property in advance if you prefer Western meals for breakfast.

To eat dinner at the property, a reservation must be made at least 3 days in advance.

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