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Ryokan Riverside Takase

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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good43%
  • Average30%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
11 Jun 2017
“AUST Back Packers - KYOTO”
3 Jun 2016
“Nice Japanese-style room in pretty environment with few facilities”
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Location: This site is a little out of the way, sited between a creek and the River and next door to what was the local Yakuza HQ in Kyoto, we think. Service: Other than booking in you will not see Staff. Hotel:This is a Stay...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

After a cold welcome we were pleasantly surprised by our spacey room with a view of a small stream. The small guest house is located in a quiet area, but during the day with the windows open we could vaguely hear traffic and the ding-dong...More

1  Thank cinbkk
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Stayed for 3 nights in the middle of September 2015. It is very easy to find this ryokan. Get off the mus or subway and walk a narrow street along Kamogawa in the direction of the Kyoto Station. The main door is open except night...More

1  Thank Assa_Bnw
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I absolutely loved the location of this little BnB- right by a little stream canal, on a very lovely little street in Kyoto. It was a little hard to find, but is in a semi-central location, fairly close to local trains. The hotel itself doesn't...More

1  Thank WaitingforRain
Reviewed 5 March 2015

1. The place is old, dark, damp and BADLY insulated. I and my boyfriend rent a doulbe room with really poor glass window, and we were freezing and shivering the first two nights out of three. Guess what? The heater was turned up to 30...More

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US$37 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$37 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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"Good Back Packers Hotel for Local Sites"
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"Room at the end of the lobby may be quieter"
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"For a nice view, request for rooms facing the river."
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