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Hotel Mume

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Healthy food breakfasts may not be for everyone, especially if you are meat oriented. Otherwise no need of the tourist/travelor is overlooked or uncatered for. Requests for dinner suggestions are met with maps and reservations; requests for maps lead to out-of-the way sights and tourist attractions plus detailed instructions as to route. You do need to book far ahead --...

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california
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very lucky to get a cancellation and stay 2 nights at hotel Mume. What a special place in a delightful neighborhood, the Gion. The staff speaks English and was so helpful and informative. The dining room is just beautiful and was decorated for the holidays. Breakfast is perfect and wine in the afternoon too. The best part was...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay in Mume had been wonderful! All the staff were nice and helpful before we check in the hotel. It was located close to Gion and taking a bus there would be better than the metro. They spoke very good English so communication would not be a problem. The breakfast are nice, especially the bread and soup. Services were...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Attention to detail, appearance and setting of the hotel and helpfulness of staff are unparalleled. The breakfast is amongst the best you could ever had and the rooms are delightful. The staff are fluent in English and do their utmost to make you comfortable and happy. This is the place to stay in Kyoto if you are lucky enough to...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 4 December 2016

It is beautifully wabi-sabi (google it) decorated small place in very convenient location-5-7 min walk to the restaurants, train and bus stops. Close (10-15 min walk) to some "must see in Kyoto" temples. What makes it great is the people working there. Friendly, very helpful and knowledgeable. While one person gives you direction to some temple second already printed it...

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Carbondale, Colorado
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was planning our first trip to Kyoto and of course the Mume was booked for our dates. I sent an email asking them if they could contact me if they had a cancellation and two weeks prior to our trip it was my lucky day. My daughter and I stayed in the Butterfly room, which was fantastic. The service,...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 25 November 2016

It was our second stay at Mume, and, unbelievably it surpassed the first! Mume has an ideal location hidden within the cherry blossoms and Fall colours of Gion. The decor and the rooms have a unique blend of antiques and modernism. Perhaps the most outstanding feature is the staff and the services they provide. No detail, no task, direction, or...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 25 November 2016

With just eight rooms, Hotel Mume is something of a cross between a boutique hotel and a B&B but, whatever label might be affixed, it is a very special place. Kyoto was our first stop on our first visit to Japan. We're experienced independent travelers but we were a bit apprehensive about going solo in a country with a significant...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The staff at Hotel Mume are the nicest people I've met and their service is absolutely impeccable - from the moment of booking (despite that I requested a million changes) all the way through til the stay, their attention to detail superseded all my expectations. They were always there to help out during my trip in japan, even though I...

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ipoh, malaysia
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Definately one of the best boutique hotel we've ever stayed . Brilliant location in the Gion area. Plenty to see within walking distance from lovely temples to traditional wooden houses and shopping . Should you need to take a bus, the bus stop is just a few minutes walk away. Not to mention plenty of restaurants for you to choose...

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Mume

Address: 261 Shinmonzen dori, Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0064, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Number of rooms: 7
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
#1 Family Hotel in Kyoto
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“rooms on the river side have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles RichardK87, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are only seven rooms so book well in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles 139jillm, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The suite on the top floor is very spacious and private.”
 of 5 bubbles RSFOB, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Tell taxis to go to Yasaka shrine, as even the most experienced drivers tend to have issues finding the place.”
 of 5 bubbles lilmeh, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Silviabeibot, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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