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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We stayed in Hotel Sanoya for three nights.the hotel was walking distance...i mean less than 5 minutes from the train station. Arriving 10 minutes before midnight, we were greeted by a very friendly staff,even though we were already 2 hours later than the ETA.Hungry travelers that we were, a staff directed us to a 7-eleven ( approx 2 minute-walk)that had... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and good review. Our staff more try good service and communication for guest. and keep a facilities in hotel. please visit again kyoto. We`re looking forward to your visit. If you come again our hotel maybe is become more good hotel for that reason we try it More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We booked our accommodation in Kyoto a little late and didn't have a lot of options in busy April and Hotel Sanoya was the only one that could accommodate our party of 5 (3 adults 2 young children). Having never stayed in a Ryokan style hotel before we didn't quite know what to expect but the moment we arrived every... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and your good review for our hotel. We`re going to try every time to give a good service for our guest. Please visit again to kyoto and our ryokan. we`re looking forward to your visit. and please take care for your life. More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Very basic hotel, food was okay. Internet was hit or miss in the room during peak usage. It's great to be so close to the train station, but there wasn't much to necessarily love about this place. The staff was friendly. Best used for it's location.

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and good review. We`re going to try good service for our service everytime. Please visit again to kyoto and our ryokan. we`re looking forward to your visit. Good luck for your life More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Very friendly stuff and we got the futon bed room on the 2nd floor. The location is just on the first block near the Kyoto train station where all the major bus departs (tourist lines 100 and 101 among others). They are quite a lot to do in the train station area (Isetan department store + Porta dinning restaurants +... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and good review . We`re going to try to give a good service for our guest every time. and we so sorry that locked enterance at night for satety. Please visit again to kyoto and our ryokan. we`re looking forward to your visit again. More 

Macau
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95 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Stay there for one night in transit to Nara. The hotel is a short distance to Kyoto JR Station and is just less than 5 minutes away, convenient and super easy to get around. The room is big and a Japanese style bedroom is served. The rate includes a set dinner and breakfast in a big eating place. The food... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay we will prepare more delicious a food for guest. so Please visit again to kyoto and our ryokan. we`re looking forward to your visit again More 

Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights in cherry blossom time. Visiting Kyoto in cherry blossom time is excellent. Hotel Sanoya is great in location, just 5 minutes walk from Kyoto JR station, convenient with lots of choices nearby The Hotel has a Japanese bath, very relaxing in the end of a day travelling, and also a good Japanese experience (Japanese... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and good review. We will try every time to give a good service for our guest. Please visit again to kyoto and our ryokan. we`re looking forward to your visit. Best regards More 

1 review
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We stayed at this hotel for three nights in March 2015 and enjoyed our stay thoroughly. The location is close to the train station. The staff were, without fail, very polite and eager to help with our questions. The Japanese breakfast was so good and different each day. Each evening the staff come and roll out the futon beds, which... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and good review. we`ll try every time to give a good service for our guset. and try to serve more good meal. Please visit again to kyoto and our hotel we`re looking forward to your visit. Thank you More 

Perry, Michigan
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel for two nights, and it was by far the most authentic Japanese accommodation of my trip. Our rooms were sparse, as is tradition, but quiet, clean and very spacious for two people. Each evening, the maids prepared our futons on the floor and in the mornings, provided in-room tea service. We... More 

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and your good review. we will try to give a good service and serve a delicious meals and make a comfortable a hotel. Please visit again to kyoto and our hotel. we`re looking forward to your visit. please good lucky for your life Best regards More 

Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Conveniently located near Kyoto train station, restaurants and shops. Friendly and courteous staff, always willing to assist. Our room had it's own bathroom that was well serviced daily. Very good value for money and would stay there again.

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and your word of mouth for our hotel. and we always be ready good service for guest. we`re going to wait your visit again. More 

Thailand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2014

- Very excellent location (less than 5 minutes from Kyoto Station) - Old but clean hotel - Nice and helpful staff - Good experience for a traditional Japanese style ryokan - Near 7-11 shop - Overall is impressive

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hotesano, 支配人 at Hotel Sanoya, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and word of mouth for our hotel. we always be ready good service for our guest. and we`re going to wait your visit again to our hotel and kyoto. More 

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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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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 with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Sanoya

Address: 539 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: ₹ 8,455 - ₹ 26,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Sanoya 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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“One of the front desk staff spoke fluent English which was helpful. She greeted our group every time we passed by the lobby, and gave us helpful information about navigating Kyoto.”
 of 5 bubbles Mdorais, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
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