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  • Excellent58%
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20 Dec 2016
“An education in Japanese Hospitality”
24 Sep 2016
“May not suit some travellers”
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Reviewed 18 April 2012

My husband and I are Americans living in Japan most of the year, so we are used to Japanese inns. After an uncomfortable night in a "modern" hotel near the train station, we so enjoyed our three nights here. Our hosts, Yuhara-san and her son,...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2011

We stayed at Yuhara with my wife for the our first night in Japan. I wish we had stayed longer, as the hosts at Yuhara were so warm and welcoming. Yuhara is located at a very nice and peaceful area with no noises bothering at...More

1  Thank hphuhtin
Reviewed 7 September 2011

We stayed there 3 nights with my wife and my small child. The ryokan is well located in Kyoto in the center of the city, however near a small canal full of mosquitos. The owner and his mother are very kind and helpfull, but do...More

1  Thank Nobeit
Reviewed 23 October 2010

I did hesitate whether to choose Yuhara after having read about the bugs.. and even had booked another accomodation in Kyoto first. How good that I changed to this one! It was a lovely, only 2 nights stay. The place is very conveniently located, 15...More

4  Thank Ewcyna
Reviewed 24 September 2010

Mrs Yuhara and her son run a wonderfully warm and welcoming establishment. The whole place has been recently refurbished to impeccable standard and it was the best-value-for-money accommodation we had in Japan. In a lovely quiet neighbourhood too, yet very close and easy access to...More

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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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"The rooms we had were the same, very clean and fairly spacious."
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"Some rooms face the small canal in front of the ryokan, so you may request those rooms during your booking."
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"In some room you can see a pretty small river."
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"We think we would have preferred a room with a view of the canal."
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