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Matsubaya Inn

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We chose this ryokan because it’s within walking distance from Kyoto Station and not too expensive. We felt the friendly atmosphere the moment we stepped in and were very happy that all staff at the counter were very comfortable conversing in English. The Japanese-style room...More

Thank AMNH
Response from matsubaya, オーナー at Matsubaya InnResponded yesterday

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review. We are delighted that you had a pleasant experience on that your stay with us We are looking forward to welcoming you on your next stay with us. with kindest regards, The management team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, clean and confortable rooms, close to the train station, and with fair prices. They also sell one day pass for the bus in Kyoto. An honest pearl in Kyoto! Feels like home with newly added friends!More

Thank Matteo B
Response from matsubaya, オーナー at Matsubaya InnResponded 1 week ago

Dear Matteo B, Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review. We are delighted that you had a pleasant experience on that your stay with us We are looking forward to welcoming you on your next stay with us. with kindest regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Matsubaya Ryokan for two nights. Its location is about 10 minutes walk from Kyoto station....quite a distance but walkable. We stayed in a Japanese-style room on the ground floor, the second last room at the end of hallway. Our room was big...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was our first Ryokan experience, and to us it felt pretty authentic, although noting previous reviews now not so sure. But what we can say is the rooms were pretty spacious. We were on the ground floor with a small courtyard view, so there...More

Thank Simon r
Response from matsubaya, マネージャー at Matsubaya InnResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review. We are delighted that you had a pleasant experience on that your stay with us We are looking forward to welcoming you on your next stay with us. with kindest regards, The management team...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We were beyond disappointed by our stay at Matsubaya. Having stayed in many ryokans prior to this, some more expensive, some less, there is a certain charm and standard that we came to expect from the experience that makes it worth the price. We chose...More

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US$139 - US$374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#20 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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eamonl85
27 January 2017|
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Response from lforest | Reviewed this property |
you can use.the.key
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7 May 2016|
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Response from Q2018GWterryl | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure why not. Just make sure there is an adult staying with him.
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Response from AdzynR | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You are given a key for door. To lock at night and when you leave each day
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"the ground floor room was spacious and good lighting (overcast the day I took the picture)"
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"Do not stay here. Choose another ryokan. But if you go, request the first floor with courtyard view."
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"Rooms on the ground floor also have a traditional Japanese garden."
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"Garden view room is lovely, but if you want to save some money, you could probably just get the rooms without..."
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