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Inn Kawashima

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All reviewsshared bathroomshijo streetthe owner speaks excellent englishnishiki marketsitting roombeds were very comfortablea lovely staycentral kyotominutes walk awayenjoyed our stayside streettatami matsearplugsryokangionjapanwesterners
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Reviewed 22 January 2011

I stayed again last November in this lovely ryokan for 2 nights and nothing has changed since my last visit : The entire place is still spotless, the staff is charming, futon was soo comfortable, Japanese breakfast served in my room was great, location five...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2010

I traveled to Kyoto alone, and I stayed for 3 nights during the last week of November, peak foliage-viewing time. I chose Kawashima because of its price, location in downtown Kyoto, and the proximity to some of the sightseeing spots I wanted to see (Gion,...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2010

Really charming house with traditional tatami rooms. Wonderful experience, exactly the Kyoto charm I was looking for. On top of that the Inn is in a perfect location. 3min walk to metro station, 5min walk to the famous shopping arcade, 7min walk to Kawaramachi happening...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2010

My mother and I stayed here for a night after a horrendous day of travelling. We'd finished climbing Mt. Fuji that morning, and were exhausted by the time we arrived at Inn Kawashima. But here, we were met by a lovely man who spoke english...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2009

The Ryokan is located close to the main road in Kyoto and the printed instructions provided to the taxi driver meant it was found easily. We had a HUGE room - possibly 2 rooms joined together - one for our beds & one for sitting....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$ 161 - US$ 334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#59 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 161 - US$ 334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#59 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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