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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our two families had a lovely stay in the bamboo and hinoki suites. Bamboo Ideal for young children with kitchenette, washer/dryer and en suite bathroom. Hinoki with loft / treehouse was fun for teenage kids. Yuko and Hahn were especially helpful to bring me to the police box and follow up when I lost my wallet on the train from...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place! Things you need to know going in: The good things -people who run the place are great -location is fun and lots of things accessible within 15 min walk -having a washer/dryer in the room is GOLD!!! It's worth staying here just for this! -rooms are nicely designed, and having kitchen is great -very good place with kids...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We stayed at the Hinoki suite at Sakara Kyoto for 5 nights. It was a really pleasant stay. The room was clean when we checked in. It was spacious too. There are a wide range of restaurants nearby. There are also a small supermarket and a family mart about 3 mins away. It's located on a sheltered street that's very...

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed four nights in the Hinoki Suite. A beautiful timber finished room with loft space and featuring a tree trunk in the centre of the room. It is quite spacious and comfortable and very quiet. Very clean and well appointed. Loved having a washer/dryer mid trip. Microwave and hot plate made self catering easy. Very handy to subway and...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were looking for a home-like stay that had some room for our small child to roam around. This turned out to be the perfect spot. Sakara is surprisingly close to many attractions in Kyoto. We walked to the Gion District, Kiyomizu-dera, Chion-in, Shoren-in, Pontocho, and other spots with relative ease. Chion-in and Shoren-in were basically just up the street....

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Auckland
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This small property with only four rooms was great with a good amount of space by Japanese standards. We had the Hinoki Suite. Good location on the Metro from the main station. Easy walking to many of the main attractions. Nice friendly staff. Washing machine was a bonus mid trip.

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jakarta
Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you are looking for a lodging away from Kyoto station, this might be the right place for you. You can reach this place from different direction, an alley beside subway station or an alley near the bus stop. I prefer to take the 2nd route because I didn't have to pass the market. I really like the bamboo suite,...

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The room is located in a small sheltered market street. It starts with great smells of Japanese food. We booked a 2 floors family room. Lot of space, very well equipped (rice cooker, washing machine, toaster, fridge, freezer, microwave...). Cost 20 k yen a day for 5 pax. 100 m away from the Higashiyama metro station. 10 min from the...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in the Hinoki Suite. The location was great - close to the subway and easy walking distance to the cherry tree-lined canal, the river, the train, Pontocho, Gion, etc. It was very well equipped and we appreciated the washing machine and the bath. I wasn't a fan of the loft bed with it's steep stairs and...

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Meridian, Idaho
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed 4 nights in early June in Bamboo and Ninja. The location was perfect. So close to subway station and bus stops. Grocery store Fresco is around the corner as well as Family Mart. Washing machine and soap in room is nice but takes way too long and still not dry enough, so we used the laundromat around 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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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sakara

Address: 541-2 Furukawacho Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0026, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Number of rooms: 4
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“Hinoki suite great for families with older children.”
 of 5 bubbles 438nikkic, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bamboo Suite is nice for a family with a baby or elderly. Ninja room is nice for young adults.”
 of 5 bubbles homeschoolmom27, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Bamboo Room is ground floor. other rooms do have loft beds as well.”
 of 5 bubbles lindley2016, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Great for families and for walking to the Kyoto action sites.”
 of 5 bubbles janelH2042WA, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Bamboo room good for families with younger children.”
 of 5 bubbles kta09, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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