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Hokkaikan Ohanabo

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Ryokan 
18/06/2017 19/06/2017
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Hong Kong / Columbus, OH
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you're looking to experience Japan in a traditional sense, this is the ryokan you want to experience it in. Be prepared for smaller rooms, sleeping on the tatami, small restrooms... but the hosts and the experience as a whole is worth every bit!! Pros: accommodating hosts, wonderful food, FANTASTIC LOCATION, tremendous value, amenities Cons: you don't realize how much...

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1Thank izuj
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

What an amazingand authentic experience. The place was beautiful with such attention to detail. The staff really added to the experience with their impeccable service and friendly nature. Very close to Kyoto station and central to most tourist activities. We absolutely loved staying here.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is the 3rd time I visited Kyoto and this is the best ryokan experience i have ever had. Location: Just within walking distance from Kyoto station. You can reach the hotel from the Kyoto subway station north-most exit, after exiting the underground tunnel it is just a block away. A Lawson and Familymart store round the corner so if...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Ok location- 8 minute straight line walk to Kyoto station. Couldn't be easier. Rooms- Though a traditional Ryokan- it's not as old and worn as the others I have come across. Everything looked new and fresh. The traditional Japanese futon bedding was the most comfortable we have come across- and yes the pillows feel like their filled with marbles BUT...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is the only ryokan we booked for our whole trip in Japan to let my wife experience Japanese traditional hospitality at the traditional city of Kyoto to compare with the other luxury modern hotels. With one of the highest rating on Tripadvisor, we decided to give Ohanabo a try for a two night stay during the super peak season...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very little to add to previous reviews, except that there is indeed a very small pleasant onsen. We had two rooms in the back, and loved our stay. The hostess was really fantastic. One night she even walked us all the way to our restaurant (which she booked for us) above the railway station.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We spent our last day in Kyoto with Ohanabo. As we have started our trip to Kinosaki onsen with a ryokan stay, we wanted to try out another ryokan experience in Kyoto but didn't want break our budget. Based on the good reviews, we found Ohanabo and opted for dinner and breakfast package for our family of 4. Food and...

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Klosters, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I stay in this ryokan for 3 night in Kyoto for Gion Matsuri and one word. I never regret a single decision for this. Wanted to review it earlier but I was too busy with work. So here goes. From the first step into this ryokan you will be greated by the Okami san . She is very friendly and...

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Urbana, Illinois
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We felt welcome from the moment we entered Ohanabo Ryokan! Our hostesses spoke good English and answered all of our (probably stupid) questions cheerfully. Our room was beautiful in its simplicity. Our kaiseki dinner, served in the room, was delicious. The women came in to move our low table and set up our beds when we were finished with dinner....

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1Thank scubalovr
London
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Made us fall in love with Japan even more. Don't be put off by the price (which is average for Ryokan anyway) - the room was HUGE. Separate living area to bedroom and just great to relax before and after sight-seeing. Location not really draw here as Kyoto such a huge city that anywhere you go needs transport. Hosts extremely...

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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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Address: 66-2 Shokuyacho Fumeimondori Shimojuzuyacho Agaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8158, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto Station
Price Range: ₹ 9,371 - ₹ 18,806 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hokkaikan Ohanabo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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dunkinky, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Super nice room”
ChrisY492, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If it's important to you, ask for a room with a private bathroom.”
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scubalovr, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are pretty much equal.”
normant929, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Our room with private bath but we did not use our bath at all as we enjoyed the public onsen very much and it's very nice!”
Pither, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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