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Attractively set in the Higashiyama Ward district of Kyoto, Rinn Gion Shirakawa is located a 3-minute walk from Gion Shijo Station, 700 yards from Samurai Kembu Kyoto and a 14-minute walk from Shoren-in Temple. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers a concierge service and luggage storage space. Certain accommodations at the property have a balcony with a river view. The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, an electric tea pot, a fridge, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bidet. Certain rooms have a kitchen with a microwave. At Rinn Gion Shirakawa rooms include bed linen and towels. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Kyoto International Manga Museum, Heian Shrine and Kyoto Shigaku Kaikan Conference Hall. The nearest airport is Itami Airport, 29 miles from Rinn Gion Shirakawa.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Kyoto, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 full beds
1 sofa bed
2 full beds
2 full beds
2 full beds
2 futon beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


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  • Tamara
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very convenient location between 2 major transit stops. Lovely new clean modern hotel with nice design nods to traditional Japanese architecture. Large room and excellent bathroom.
  • Raymond
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was excellent. Room was very comfortable. Amenities where diverse
  • Franklin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location, in Gion, is outstanding for a tourist. Our room was spacious by Japan standards and had a balcony. The staff did their best to be helpful. Good coffee in room.

Hotel area info

Amenities of Rinn Gion Shirakawa
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

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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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

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

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

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

FAQs about Rinn Gion Shirakawa

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

  • Room options at Rinn Gion Shirakawa include:

    • Twin
    • Suite

  • Rinn Gion Shirakawa is 1.4 miles from the center of Kyoto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Rinn Gion Shirakawa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

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