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Ryokan Shimizu

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“midnight curfew”(9 reviews)
“kyoto station”(148 reviews)
“minute walk”(35 reviews)
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed for three nights here with my partner. Easy walking distance from JR Kyōto Station. They stored our luggage on arrival until the room was available. Staff provided a suggested itinerary for our stay in Kyōto. Clean comfortable semi-traditional rooms. Very friendly staff who were...More

Thank Owen B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice ryokan.staff can speak good English.very friendly.close to Kyoto Station-700 meters.easy to find.they have kimono for taking photos,bikes for renting.even it is centre but very quite.one of the best ryokan in Kyoto!

Thank zylet
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great stay in a semi-traditional ryokan hotel a short walk from the main train station. Staff was very friendly and welcoming and had lots of local knowledge. They even gave us a polaroid picture when we were leaving. We enjoyed the private onsen after walking...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stayed at the ryokan for two nights in mid March. It is only an easy 11 mins walk from the Kyoto Station in a quiet residential area. However, if you have a lot of luggage, it can take much longer as the roads are uneven....More

2  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this Ryokan as it was recommended in TripAdvisor and other guides. It is very close to Kyoto station which helps with transports to different locations in the city. The owner is really nice, very helpful and organized offering us tips for outings....More

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#16 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Shimogyo-ku
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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Zetarai
15 January 2018|
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Response from ishedwards | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were plug points around the room. We also took an extension strip with us. This permitted us to recharge several gadgets (cell phones, laptops, phone chargers etc.) all at the same time.
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dereknguyen2001
6 September 2017|
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Response from GiacomoBPavia_Italia | Reviewed this property |
You can ask them directly but it is not a house it is a Ryokan. If you don't know what it is you can Google it
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the_melv
19 April 2017|
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Response from RyokanShimizu | Property representative |
Is ice available for having a drink in your room? A: We serve ice at the front desk. We are thinking about heat in our room in November? A: We have air conditioners in all the room. Also, would it be better to be in... More
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"If you are a family of more than two and and you would like to share a room, they have a room for you."
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