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17 Dec 2017
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2 Dec 2015
“Nice stay in Kyoto just like staying at someone's house”
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Reviewed 24 October 2011

In addition to its excellent location the guesthouse is a beautiful, traditional Japanese dwelling. The owners went above and beyond in both hospitality and advice for sight seeing. Follow their advice and you will be sure to have a memorable trip. Staying in this type...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2011

The location of this home is excellent and the rooms are clean and lovely. The house itself is very clean and has lovely decor. Our host went above and beyond giving us advice about where to go, what to see, what to eat, etc... On...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2011

Kyoto was the highlight of our trip to Japan and Divyam's sage advice made sure we made the most of our short stay. Highly recommend taking Divyam's advice on where to eat and what to see. We will be going back next time we're in...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2011

Yonbanchi was our first stop in our Japan stay & it was a great introduction to staying in a Ryokan as it is clean, homely & peaceful, a great place to come back to after a long day of walking or cycling around the sights....More

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Reviewed 27 May 2010

The best part of the Yonbanchi experience is the conversation and insight from your hosts, who speak English, are knowledgeable about Kyoto, how to get around, and what places are worth seeing. Accomodations are not luxurious, but are not meant to be. You'll find yourself...More

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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Centre
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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"If you have problems walking, this might not be the place for you. Room on first floor is adjecent to the..."
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"If it will be cold when you visit, ask if the rooms will be heated."
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"Both rooms are desirable in their own way; upstairs may be more quiet and restful."
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