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Salon Haraguchi Tenseian

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I had a 2 night stay in Kyoto and this home was recommended to us because of the location, being a traditional Japanese home and the exceptional hospitality of the owner Mr Haraguchi. Well everything mentioned was true Mr Haraguchi was helpful and informative of places to go and places to eat and the home was awesome...

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Wow, this was just the most amazing stay for so many reason… I’ll have a go at listing them here! The house itself is completely beautiful. A traditional wooden Japanese house, with tatami mat floors, scrolls, a beautiful ceramics by the owner Mr Haraguchi. It is like being in a Studio Ghibli film, just completely atmospheric with a truly magical...

Thank B B
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

To spend two nights in this traditional Japanese house with more than 100 years of history is a must when in Kyoto. Wake up inside Maruyama park and walk down to Yasaka shrine everyday before heading on to the streets of Gion. Convenient location though becomes an exercise when going home since walk is uphill. Haraguchisan and wife are very...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 22 August 2016

It's my best decision to choose Haraguchi San's house. It is located in the very very quiet Maruyama park while near to the famous Gion area. The whole house is a trational Japanese Machiya with more than 100 years, which allows you to experience the real Japanese lifestyle when staying in it. It was just me and my husband who...

1Thank Xiaodan W
Reviewed 3 August 2016

To haragucisan what a wonderful man and superb host, we loved your home and your home town, the peope and culture are just magic we loved everything about Kyoto, we are already planning to come back and stay with haragucisan. Also he's unique ceramics are exquisite. We miss our wonderful host and friend haragucisan

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West Lafayette, Indiana
Reviewed 19 July 2016

My husband, daughter and I stated for 3 nights at Salon Haraguchi Tensien in Kyoto. This is a wonderful place. Its nestled in the woods just behind Yasaka shrine in the Gion district. It's within walking distance to numerous historic sites, restaurants and shops, but it still in a natural, peaceful environment. The home itself was very clean and the...

2Thank BethTran
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Staying at Salon Haraguchi Tenseian was one of the highlights of my 2-week trip to Japan. The house is old, beautiful, and full of character. It's decorated with attractive pottery handmade by Haraguchi san. (He is an artist with work in the British Museum's collection.) The paper-covered doors, gorgeous wooden staircase, and huge windows with traditional screens make the home...

1Thank Julia S
Paris, France
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This was the highlight of our stay in Japan: a magical traditional house surrounded by beautiful nature at the heart of the city. Not only is the place beautiful and incredibly well located in a beautiful and historic park in the Gion area, but the owner Haraguchi-san's kindness, availability and discretion are to be praised. This is a very nice...

2Thank IsmaelEliraki
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Our family of four stayed in this Ryokan for one night between our trips to Osaka and Tokyo. It was one of the highlights - an absolutely gorgeous house in a stunning location with Mr. Haraguchi's beautiful ceramic pottery displayed everywhere. The host let us keep our bags at his own house when we arrived early and then gave us...

1Thank Guillermo S
Aalborg, Denmark
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The place was as good as it's reviews. Old and charming. Good location. Everything works. The owners are very nice and helpful. Check out the ceramics atelier as well. I highly recommend this place for people seeking an authentic japanese vibe!

Thank Maria B

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Additional Information about Salon Haraguchi Tenseian

Address: 7-3 Maruyama-cho, higashiyama-ku,, Kyoto 605-0071 , Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Salon Haraguchi Tenseian Hotel Kyoto
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“This is a traditional Japanese house, so go expecting that! It's an amazing experience.”
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LulaM932, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Close to Gion. Bit old ryokan. Uphill walk in the park. Helpful owner.”
hippy2981, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are of similar size, although the one on the second floor features lovely views down the park.”
michaelwK2129QD, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“its a older, authentic Japanese home that is very clean and comfortable but with the quirkiness and charms that come from its era”
suzengraze, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The room upstairs looks out to the cheery blossom tree, very relaxing.”
jlin071, 21 May 2015 | Read review
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