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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
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
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
Location was great for strolling around Gion. As far as ryoken go, I have no idea how it compares to others, but can definitely recommend starting your booking process early. We booked one day out and had very limited options, hence Karaku accelerating up the...More
First off, the location is hard to find if your taxi driver is not well versed in the street names of Gion. If the driver has any issue, tell them to drop you off in front of the Yasaka-Jinja shrine. Then, proceed down the street...More
US$ 179 - US$ 419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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