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Ryokan Kyoraku

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The traditional ryokan is located in the buzz near Kyoto station yet has its own serene and quiet environment. It took less than 10 minutes to walk here from the station. As it is close to the station, there are also many bus lines serving in the area, making visiting to attractions convenient and a breeze. The room given was...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

only 3-5 minutes by walk from Kyoto Station you are able to find out quite easy by opposite from 108Lawson of the junction. the Ryokan were really nice and clean, staff very friendly and helpful we are very enjoy and satified on room and serive.

Thank imaNanPotter
Reviewed 27 March 2016

On the door of Ryokan, is a discrete sign that states 'this is a Japanese Inn, not a Guest House or Hostel'. The notice is obviously directed at young travelers seeking a bed, but unwittingly, also serves to inform the guests of the high standards within. This small, family-run Ryokan adheres to the traditional standards of inn-keeping. It is compact,...

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Nice location from the Kyoto train and bus station to hotel within 10 mins only. The staff is very nice and help to prepare the elevator, yes, there is an elevator in the hotel then you can bring your big luggage to your room easily. There is convenient store, cheap drug store and big camera nearby then you can shop...

1Thank CarilWang
Reviewed 14 November 2015

- Very good location in walking distance from the train station - Nice staff that explains you everything on arrival - Good wifi signal - Very clean - Curfew at 23h, which was a bit annoying when you were enjoying the city at nigh

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 9 July 2015

- carefulness and polite staff - clean room - resoanable price - close to Kyoto station and Kyoto tourist information (only 2-3 blocks from the hotel) - simple onsen (and it not clean , I saw many hair in the onsen bathtub ! )

Thank pinn1415
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Hotel is only 5 minutes walk from Kyoto Station. I stayed there for 2 nights in Japanese style room. Room was comfortable good enough for 2-3 people.Staff are very polite and willing to help. No breakfast but there are a lot of coffee shops and convenient stores around.

1Thank Pahn M
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Or more of budget style. Good enough imitation with futon and yukata, just no in-house maid and no breakfast. Room was comfortable enough, but thin walls that you can hear the neighbors. I appreciated having a coin laundrette onsite, but limited number. Someone actually took out my clothes out from the dryer prematurely and used the remaining time to dry...

1Thank Noor M
Doetinchem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We stayed in a Japanese room, 3-8 for one night. I must say I am glad it was only for one night. Friends and the travel agency told us we had to experience a Ryokan at least one time. So we did, the location of the Ryokan is perfect: as we came from Tokyo by JR-train we could walk with...

2Thank Bert W
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 13 February 2015

When booking on line note that there are western style rooms and traditional Japanese rooms in this "hotel". There are actually 2 buildings, about 1 small block apart. We didn't see the western style rooms. We stayed in what was referred to as the "Annex" in the Japanese style (Ryokan) rooms. Don't be put off by use of the term...

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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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Address: 231 Kogawa-cho, Schichijo-agaru, Akezu-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8149 , Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: €70 - €149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ryokan Kyoraku 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“3 months reserve in advance is required as limited room available”
imaNanPotter, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Near Kyoto train and bus station”
CarilWang, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“You can pay a little extra to get an ensuite room which will save you trips down the hall to the bathroom. The ensuite eats into the room space though but a good trade off iMO.”
madcabbie, 5 Dec 2012 | Read review
“If you really want a ryokan experience, I'm afraid you'll have to pay for one... there's no such thing as a "budget ryokan". Either go splurge (which I don't know why you would do in Kyoto with so much to see/do), or save your money and stay elsewhere far cheaper.”
  • normally you pay less to sleep in one of these
  • tiny bathroom
  • Japanese style tatami
Jon1796, 8 Oct 2012 | Read review
“The rooms on the third floor have private bathrooms whereas those on the second floor have communal bathrooms.”
Jimmy452, 6 May 2012 | Read review
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