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Guest house Rakuza

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good55%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Guest House Rakuza. The double western room was the last room available when I booked my 2night stay & i was actually hoping for 3nights. It’s in a great location in near proximity to many of the shrines &...More

Thank Itiswhatitis1984
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The beauty of Guest House Rakuza is only matched by the friendlyness of their staff. We stayed for 2 night while exploring Kyoto and it was an absolute bliss! The 100 year old house is such an authentic experience to stay in and helps keep...More

Thank Julian L
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Very affordable, clean, and quiet. The floors creak when you walk but its not an issue, really. They have two toilets - western style on the 1st flr and traditional japanese toilet on the 2nd flr. Only one shower room so you may have to...More

Thank Maria_27B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Guesthome located in traditional, quiet neighbourhood. Great to explore all the side streets and little cafés. Shared restrooms and showers but overall cozy, friendly, and traditional homey feel. We had the double room. Very comfortable comforter but bedsheets didn't fit the bed. Recommended.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We stayed here early March, and I have nothing but kind words. The staff members are so nice; they always greet you with smiles on their faces. They speak good English, too, so foreigners are more than welcome to stay. Don't hesitate to ask them...More

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Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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US$ 26 - US$ 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 26 - US$ 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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"Light sleepers can request for a room at the end of the second floor corridor to minimize noise."
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"If budget allows and if available take the deluxe room in the upper floor."
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"Try to book a few months earlier as only little rooms available."
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