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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Our staay for 10 days in April 2014 in this Bed and dreakfast was very nice. The rooms are on the top floor, in a very quiet area of Kyot, close to the Botanical Gardens and the Concert Building. Bus connections are excellent and the metro station is a 4 minute walk. Acco-San and het friend John are very nice...

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Albury, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2014

We stayed for 5 nights at Kaguraya Bed and Breakfast. It's located in the northern part of the city near the Kitayama subway station. We were only a short subway or bus trip from the city centre and many of the wonderful heritage sites around Kyoto. The century old house is located within a short walk of the Kyoto Botanical...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Very friendly and comfy accomodation, the house is beautiful and traditional, our room was large with enough space for 6 people (we were 3) and it is decorated with very good taste. The breakfast is abundant and delicious, european style, and ms Acco is an enchanting person, speaks great english and is very good giving advice about how to move...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2012

We stayed at Kaguraya twice, for 5 nights and 9 nights. The hosts, John and Acco, are very kind, knowledgeable and helpful. The house is in a quiet and lovely cultural precinct near the Symphony Concert Hall and Botanical Gardens and a quick subway or bus trip to Kyoto downtown. There are eating places nearby. The house is charming and...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 November 2011

I stayed at Kaguraya B&B with my partner and a friend. The property is the host's house, with the upper floor rented to visitors. There's a choice of a single room or a two room suite. The bathroom and toilet are downstairs. The hosts are very friendly and super helpful with suggestions of what to see around Kyoto, how to...

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chicago
Reviewed 17 July 2011

we were very glad to have stayed at Kaguraya B&B. The hosts were wonderful and we felt as though we were special guests. The advice they gave made our first trip to Japan quite special. I loved the location and being in a home made it even better. We were there for two weeks.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 October 2010

Staying at Kaguraya is really staying in someone's house--a nice, relatively big traditional Japanese house in a nice residential neighborhood. The owners are nice, one American and one Japanese, both fluent in English and very helpful. The location is good, a 15 minute walk to the river, 10 minutes from Kitayama subway station, and an hour's walk from the center...

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Misawa, Japan
Reviewed 13 July 2010

John and Akua (not sure how to spell her name) made us feel right at home. We had a toddler, three smaller children, a teenager and my wife's aunt with us. They didn't bat an eye. It felt like we had old friends living in Kyoto that we could call on at a moment's notice.

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Austin, TX
Reviewed 17 November 2009

Hosts The owner and his wife speak excellent English and are friendly without being overbearing. However, they will not go out of their way to be your tour guide unless you initiate. When you do ask questions, though, they answer everything gladly. Rooms The house is old and full of charm. The stairs are narrow and steep, the walls are...

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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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Address: 8 Yoshidakaguraokacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8311, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Kaguraya Bed And Breakfast
Kaguraya Hotel Kyoto
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“Rooms are on the top floor. Rooms in the back have more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles HarryvandenBroek, 14 May 2014 | Read review
“The two small rooms may be more private and pleasurable than the single large room.”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaW236, 11 Jan 2012 | Read review
“We stayed, at various times, in all three rooms. They were all very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles FionaS763, 6 Nov 2011 | Read review
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