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    HOSHINOYA Kyoto

    11-2 Genrokuzancho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 616-0007, Kyoto Prefecture
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    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    As soon as you board the ryokan's boat for the short ride to Hoshinoya you know you are going to have a special experience. Rooms overlooking the river provide a very romantic setting. The restaurant menu was outstanding and I thoroughly recommend the sake/wine food...More

    4  Thank DBA259
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 27 May 2017

    Dear DBA259, Thank you for choosing HOSHINOYA Kyoto from among a number of hotels and taking time to review our property. We are pleased to hear that you could enjoy a unique experience including a ten-minute boat ride from the world heritage area of Arashiyama...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for 2 nights with our girls aged 20 and 14. We had 2 separate rooms which worked well. You know the room rate before you arrive so you can't really complain. And research would have shown that the room is quite basic, in...More

    3  Thank travelaussiefamily
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 13 May 2017

    Dear travelaussiefamily, Thank you very much for staying with us at HOSHINOYA Kyoto, and thank you very much for taking your valuable time to place comments for us. We are so pleased to hear that you could have a good time here with us. Thank...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    From the moment you board the boat for the short ride to Hoshinoya, you feel like you are being brought to a different world. Time slows as you take the lovely ride to the ryokan and as the hotel staff take care of your every...More

    2  Thank AmanJunkieBoston
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 13 May 2017

    Dear AmanJunkieBoston, Thank you for taking time to review our property and also thank you for choosing HOSHINOYA Kyoto from among a number of hotels. We are pleased to hear that you could relax at your recent stay and we truly appreciate your kind comments....More

    Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

    The experience starts at the pier where guests are taken by boat along the river valley. There were days when there were fog lingering down the valley creating that out of the world feeling. The villa has a perfect view to the mountain and river...More

    2  Thank Robertal34
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 13 May 2017

    Dear Robertal34, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so pleased to hear that you liked your stay at HOSHINOYA Kyoto and we truly appreciate your kind comments. We have evolved all year around and if you have another chance to...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    It is frankly unpleasant to have to write a really tough and bad review on a hotel or restaurant. After all, behind each and every commercial activity, there are a number of employees, often working hard, and who often bear no responsibility for the failures...More

    15  Thank Alexej69
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 18 May 2017

    Dear Alexej69, We do sincerely apologize for the concerns you experienced during your stay. I shared your comments with the management team and we have surely taken your feedback into account to further enhance our guest experience. It is unfortunate that we fell short of...More

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    • #21 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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    Trudel B
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from Robertal34 | Reviewed this property |
    Usually you can sign up for half boarding where breakfast and dinner are included. Or else you can go out to town and there are quite some good choices.
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    17 July 2017|
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    Response from Robertal34 | Reviewed this property |
    You can also take the train from Kyoto and walk for 10-15mins to the boat landing. It's a pleasant easy walk if not too many luggages.
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    17 July 2017|
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    Response from gmbklm | Reviewed this property |
    Agree with answer. Kyoto has a lot to see. Hoshinoya is wonderful and a reasonable location for the nearby west and north west sights. We split our stay across 2 places in Kyoto for this reason. 2 days is also very short... More
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    "I appreciated my room's remote location next to the river and its ambient sounds."
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    "Best in spring or autumn, not winter"
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    "We had a basic room and I believe going up one level would have made a considerable difference. All of the..."
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