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499 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a peaceful part of Gion area in Kyoto you´ll find this Ryokan close to public transport and nice dining in walking distance. This "Ryokan" has a small "public bath", not newly renovated, inside on first level (not the outside onsen if that´s what you´re...More

Thank Åsa T
Response from Hatanaka8810, フロント オフィス マネージャー at KarakuResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for using our inn. We offer dinner and breakfast, but the time you can book is limited. We seem to have not been able to tell it well. We are so sorry. The dinner reservation on the day is until 6...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

As a 12 year resident of Japan, I have stayed at many ryokans, and this was one of the least impressive. Stayed with family visiting Japan and actually felt bad that they/we paid as much as much as we did for the place. I guess...More

Thank Tokyotravellers1207
Response from Hatanaka8810, フロントスタッフ at KarakuResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review! Our ryokan is at the center of sightseeing. It's a popular point. We do our best to meet your expectation.

Reviewed 24 March 2017

My teenage daughter and I stayed here for 3 nights in January 2016. It was perfectly located to experience the unique and beautiful area of Gion, but still so hidden our taxi driver couldn't even find it. An easy walk to Gion, the abundant shrines...More

Thank sn0wd0ggy
Response from Hatanaka8810, フロントスタッフ at KarakuResponded 4 September 2018

Dear sn0wd0ggy Thank you for your review! If you come to Kyoto, please come again!

Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stayed here for a few nights as we wanted to have a "true Japanese experience". Upon arrival, we went to pick up our keys from the lobby. That was a smooth process. However, what wasn't when it came to asking question about the area....More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

The ryokan experience was not bad, maybe too long (3 nights) although the Karaku hotel need a bit of renovation. Compared to what I saw in other Ryokan hotels (most of them fully booked) the Karaku looks old, the toilet and shower quite complicated to...More

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If You Want To Eat Traditional-Kyoto-Food, Please Come To KARAKU. KARAKU is japanese traditional inn. You can experience the truly traditional-kyoto-food(Kaiseki, Yudofu etc...) and We are located in the heart of More 'Gion Higashiyama' area. District just 3 minutes on foot from 'Yasaka Shrine' and 'Maruyama Park'. It's a perfect location for sightseeing and close enough for guests to walk to 'Kiyomizu Temple'. Our highly rated dinners are prepared with seasonal seafood and locally sourced produce, and served banquet-style. The seasonal ingredients set the stage for a wonderful dinner for that specific time of the year. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$ 188 - US$ 580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Higashiyama
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Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$ 188 - US$ 580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Higashiyama
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MINA G
15 November 2014|
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Thank you for your email with us Unfortunately,we could not be able to inform you our hotel's email address due to system problem on this page Please refer to our official site
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"We had a top floor, corner room, overlooking a magnificent temple. Very quiet, large room with comfortable..."
sn0wd0ggy
24 Mar 2017
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"We selected 4th floor paying extra for better view and slightly larger room. In hindsight that really..."
yiye34
7 Nov 2013
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