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    Shunkoin Temple Guest House

    42 Myoshinji-cho, Hanazono, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
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    Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

    Unfortunately I stayed only one night in the temple. It was great. So quite and peaceful. The rooms are designed according traditional Japanese style. Clean and simple. AC / heating included. In the morning I attended a meditation class, which I can strictly recommend. Made...More

    3  Thank rhomomit
    Reviewed 21 November 2016

    The Myoshinji Temple complex is an incredibly peaceful place, full of beautiful sub-temples bordering quiet lanes. Shunkoin is one of these enchanting places. I spent 3 nights there in the guesthouse, and the facility is excellent. My room looked out across temple rooftops towards the...More

    3  Thank littletern
    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    The temple was nice the service good. But what made this a special place to go was the zen-meditation in the morning, and the evening walks in the night in the vaste temple district that this temple is part of. The building where the rooms...More

    1  Thank JesperOL
    Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

    We spent 4 nights here and it was a great time. The room is big (very big for Japan standard) with futon style bed and new furniture. The Temple area is very nice and relaxing, after the sunset almost incredible. The complex is very close...More

    Thank FrankieP1978
    Reviewed 6 August 2016

    The Temple Guest House is an excellent location for exploring the northern part of Kyoto. It is 10 minutes by rail from Kyoto Central Station and another 5-10 minute walk from the local Japan Rail station to the Temple. It is located within reasonable walking...More

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    16 June 2017|
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    Response from dorifuta | Reviewed this property |
    Book though email, pay upon arrival. You can pay by cash or card if you'd like; although I think cash is easier on them, they do have a card reader. You will need to provide information including your flight number, passport... More
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    23 April 2017|
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    Response from Quinn W | Reviewed this property |
    Hey, Tony! My guidebook recommended emailing them, and that worked perfectly for me. You can look up their website and email address. The staff were very helpful and responded promptly. Enjoy your stay!!
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    "We had the rooms at ground level in the old building and they were excellent."
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    "Second floor avoids noisy neighbors upstairs. One room on the second floor is nearest to the common room."
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    "Reserve well in advance, as sometimes large groups stay here."
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    "Stay on the upper floor if you can to avoid noisy guests stomping above you."
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