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Inn Kawashima

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Non-Smoking Rooms
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Inn Kawashima. It's exactly what we hoped for; a traditional Japanese ryokan, but cheaper than the super high end ones. It has a sweet little (tiny!!) garden, sliding screen doors, tatami mats, futon, the works! Our gracious host even...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the second floor Japanese room. It was spacious room that was very quiet. The hosts were helpful and spoke great English. We did not order breakfast or dinner here, but great bar across the street. We were nervous about the shared bathroom...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Spent one night there with a friend. The essentials you need are all there. Owner speaks fluent English and is very professional. The bed was really comfortable and I slept soundly till the next morning. The breakfast was simple but delicious. Although I did not...More

1  Thank wee keat t
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Inn for 2 nights whilst exploring Kyoto and Nara. It has a great central location which made it easy to walk around central Kyoto day and evening time. The beds were very comfortable and the host was always around...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stayed at the Inn Kawashima for 4 nights from 4th October. It was absolutely delightful. A traditional Japanese inn that has been in the family for around 100 years, it is situated in central Kyoto not far from the station and 5 minutes from...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$ 166 - US$ 375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#58 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 166 - US$ 375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#58 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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"Request a ground floor room if you need to get up in the night for the toilets."
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"Next time I go I want the room that has a view of the zen garden! right next to the bathroom"
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"Machi-yas have steep steps like canal houses. The elderly or disabled should take note."
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"Just tell the owners if you need to be downstairs or closer to the bathroom. I am sure they will accommodate."
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