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Hotel Mume

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for 6 nights in the Wind Room. Beautiful outlook over the little river and picturesque Kyoto quiet street life. Extremely clean rooms and very comfortable beds. Bathroom immaculate! The friendly staff are so helpful, assisting us with any plans we needed to make, restaurant recommendations, bookings, taxis, directions to places to visit and train stations...

4Thank nic_jh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there last week for 3 nights based on a recommendation from a friend. It was even better than he mentioned. The location is great, the rooms reasonably priced and incredibly well appointed and clean. The staff were amazing, recommending restaurants and looking after absolutely anything. I'd go back there in a flash - what a superb hotel!

1Thank Ben W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much else can be said about Mume that hasn't been mentioned by myself or others before. This trip, I stayed in the 'Wind' room which was lovely. I booked 8 months in advance to ensure I could stay at Mume. In fact, who else arranges their travel dates around accommodation availability? This is the only place I would ever...

1Thank Drsoandso
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit late in writing this review as we stayed last year. If this hotel is the same as it was then...please do not hesitate to book! We were extremely lucky to get a last minute reservation, having looked to book 6 months earlier without success - my top tip is plan ahead and book early to secure a room....

Thank louster79
Thornleigh, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have never been looked after as well as we were by the lovely staff at Hotel Mume. From the moment we arrived everything was perfect. We were given maps and recommendations of what to see, where to eat, how to get there..... drinks in the salon each evening before venturing out to eat. We stayed in the Wind room...

Thank Chris L
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are few moments sadder in any trip than checking out of the Hotel Mume. My wife and I have been traveling RTW for 10 months and Hotel Mume has been one of our highlights. Shibata-sama runs a very fine facility with attention to detail and customer service that is extraordinary even on the already high Japanese standards. We stayed...

1Thank Ee_OMK
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

everything was perfect I've stayed 3 nights and was amazing staff wise were very friendly and helpful to find any location in town and recommend place to visit. the location of the hotel is the best in the city. really central to get around and right in the heart of Gion.

Thank mayhemmorgan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The WiFi password mumelovesyou sums this hotel up! I have never stayed at an hotel that pays so much care and attention to their guests. All of the staff, led by Hisako, are extremely friendly, welcoming and helpful, taking the time to talk through their guests plans, offer suggestions, print maps, even print off timetables. The restaurant they recommended (Mikaku)...

Thank Neil B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I booked a room at Hotel Mume based on the stellar reviews of fellow Trip Advisor users. The reviews were dead-on accurate, and our stay in this small but beautiful property was definitely one my wife and I will never forget. There are a total of seven rooms in the hotel. I booked the Moon room, which I hesitated to...

1Thank DHJunkie75
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 1 week at the end of January in this magnificent boutique hotel. Set in Gion, the old area of Kyoto, in the antique shop area, this is the closest to staying in a Ryokan with all the mod cons that you could want. The rooms are beautiful ( we were lucky enough to be upgraded to the...

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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 local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Mume

Address: 261 Shinmonzen dori, Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0064, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Number of rooms: 7
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
#1 Family Hotel in Kyoto
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“Wind room overlooks the river, is spacious, and comfortable.”
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