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Watazen

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nishiki market”(39 reviews)
“public bath”(33 reviews)
Free Wifi
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All reviewsnishiki marketryokan experiencepublic bathjapanese breakfasttatami matsdinner servedjapanese style roomkaiseki dinnershabu shabutraditional kyotohired bikesbasement levelown bathroomquiet streetfree breakfastspeak englishstaff is very friendly and helpful
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We were there for only a day but it was amazing. The floor is covered by tatami, they give you a traditional Japanese dinner and a traditional breakfast which are delicious and a good way to try out different kinds of food. Our room had...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights. We wanted a local and cultural experience with a Ryokan, however many were too far out from the city center and Gion district, or too expensive or too traditional such as a curfew/no wifi, etc. This...More

1  Thank SMF022
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I only had two days and one night in Kyoto. Booking this truly Japanese place for my one night was the right thing. The room is truly Japanese and on arrival in the afternoon I had one of the staff explaining to me the...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

We decided to splurge on one night at a ryokan in Kyoto, and Watazen was a great choice. It's very close walking distance to Nishiki Markets, transport, Gion & anywhere you need to go. The staff were very helpful, the onsen was a great experience...More

Thank Deborah E
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The room was perfect for our Japanese holiday experience. The staff were generous and helpful with information and were great with our children. The location is fantastic too, right in the middle of the markets and the department store areas. We loved staying there and...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$95 - US$468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#15 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$95 - US$468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
...More
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Yuki T
10 February 2017|
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Response from watazen | Property representative |
Our Ryokan is in center of Kyoto. You can reach us by taxi, subway and bus. I think taxi is better. Taxi : about 15 minutes and about 1000 JPY per taxi Bus : about 20 minutes and 220 JPY per person Please ride to No/5... More
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Synne N
22 November 2016|
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Response from watazen | Property representative |
Our traditional Kaiseki dinner is 8640 JPY per person. Our breakfast is 1080 JPY per person. Thank you very much. WATAZEN RYOKAN
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"The corner rooms are mildly bigger."
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"Choose a room with a bathroom if you dont want the inconvenience of going out of your room to a common/shared..."
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"If you don't like fish smell, ask for room away from kitchen"
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"Please be respectful of others and don't talk too loudly!"
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