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    Tawaraya Ryokan

    278 Nakahakusancho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8094, Kyoto Prefecture
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    • Excellent77%
    • Very good14%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Kyoto Garden Ryokan Yachiyo
    414 reviews
    #73 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
    Gion Hatanaka
    322 reviews
    #33 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
    Arashiyama Benkei
    315 reviews
    #5 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
    95 reviews
    #186 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
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    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    we arrived in kyoto and spent the first night at tawaraya. within the first 10 minutes of the friendly and sincerely warm greeting by 3 different people we could feel the tension draining out of us. three days in tokyo were exciting and fast paced....More

    1  Thank Paul F
    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    This calm ryokan amid the bustle of Kyoto is a world apart. We stayed there based on the recommendation of friends who lived in Japan for over a decade. Our suite with its interior garden set the stage for an interlude from the real world....More

    1  Thank Janet R
    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    This hidden gem has it all. The friendliest and most welcoming staff ( some English is spoken) kindness and consideration all set in as tranquil Japanese setting. This must be the pinnacle of traditional Japanese Ryokan hospitality with a calmness and civility that enchants. Worth...More

    2  Thank robertdesmaraisct
    Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

    After much deliberation between Shiraume and Tawaraya I decided to go with the latter based off the history and reputation. Although I have no comparison I do wish I had chosen Shiraume. For starters Shiraume is in a much more appealing area. It is situated...More

    5  Thank emanuel z
    Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

    It was a tough choice deciding which ryokan to go to for our wedding anniversary. We ended up at Tawaraya. It is a simple ryokan with great service. It's very relaxing. Peace resonates and you completely feel away from everyone else. The location is great...More

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    414 reviews
    #73 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
    Gion Hatanaka
    322 reviews
    #33 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
    Arashiyama Benkei
    315 reviews
    #5 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
    95 reviews
    #186 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$ 834 - US$ 1,023 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #21 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • 18
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    • City Center
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    Traveller (241)
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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
    314 reviews
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    priya a
    28 January 2017|
    Response from Siu Leng L |
    I also want to know how to book....no website n no agent....no price idea...
    27 January 2017|
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    Response from Mandy W | Reviewed this property |
    The Tawaraya Ryokan does not have an online booking facility as far as I am aware. The proprietors speak good English so I would suggest you contact them by telephone.
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    "get the special suite, it is worth it."
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    "Ask for one of the larger rooms"
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    "The rooms on the groundfloor each have a private garden"
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    "Our room was named Fuji."
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