Stay in the heart of Kyoto Excellent location – show map

A 7-minute walk from Kyoto Station, the completely nonsmoking Ohanabo provides traditional Japanese-style accommodations with “Kaiseki” multi-course in-room dinners, massages and a hot public bath. Some rooms have an private bathroom, and the lobby has free Wi-Fi.

This hotel was selected as one of Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in Japan by TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award 2013.

The air-conditioned rooms at Ohanabo Inn match a modern LCD TV, electric kettle and fridge with the timeless experience of Japanese futon bedding on a tatami (woven-straw) floor. Slippers, a toothbrush with toothpaste and a Yukata robe are provided.

Located right across the street from Higashi Hongan-ji Temple, the inn is a 4-minute walk from Shosei-en Garden. Kyoto Tower is 1,500 feet away, and Gojo Subway Station is a 7-minute walk.

A set menu of Japanese dishes is served for breakfast at the dining room from 07:00-08:30. Kyoto cuisine is served for dinner from 17:30-18:30, and must be reserved at time of booking.

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 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Ohanabo has been welcoming guests since Mar 7, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Kyoto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

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

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Free private parking


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Higashi Hongan-ji Temple
    0.1 miles
  • Kyoto Tower
    0.2 miles
  • Sauna Verde Club
    0.3 miles
  • Kyoto Porta
    0.3 miles
  • Nishi Hongan-ji Temple
    0.5 miles
  • Taisho-yu
    0.6 miles
  • Aeon Mall Kyoto
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple
    0.7 miles
  • Kyoto Shigaku Kaikan Conference Hall
    0.7 miles
  • Gion Shijo Station
    1.1 miles
  • Old Rissei Elementary School
    1.2 miles
  • Tofuku-ji Temple
    1.2 miles
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    1.4 miles
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
    1.5 miles
  • Samurai Kembu Kyoto
    1.6 miles
  • Shoren-in Temple
    1.7 miles
  • Imperial Palace
    2.3 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Gojo Station
    0.3 miles
  • Train Kyoto Station
    0.4 miles
  • Train Kiyomizu Gojo Station
    0.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Itami Airport
    23.1 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    39.2 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    48.2 miles
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Amenities of Ohanabo
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Massage Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed).
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
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4:00 PM - 10:00 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 over 7 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 7 and up are allowed)

Mastercard Visa Ohanabo accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

DIRECTIONS: Take the Central Exit at Kyoto Station, pass through the bus area and cross the road, heading for Kyoto Tower. Pass Kyoto Tower along the right side, heading north on Karasuma-Dori Road. Continue along the road for about 1640 feet, past the intersection with Shichi-jo-Dori Road, and the inn will be on your right.

You must check in by 18:30 to eat dinner at the hotel. Guests who check-in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.

To eat dinner at the hotel, a reservation must be made at least 3 days before the check-in date.

If you wish to bring children, please contact the property directly. Arrangements may be possible. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that there no elevators available at the property.

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

Please inform Ohanabo 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.

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

FAQs about Ohanabo

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ohanabo by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 50min

  • Ohanabo is 0.9 miles from the center of Kyoto.

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

  • Room options at Ohanabo include:

    • Twin
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Ohanabo can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Ohanabo (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

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

    • Massage