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Matsubaya Inn

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Higashinotoin Nishi-iru, Kamijuzuyacho-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8150 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
3 Star accommodation
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Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 144 - US$ 264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Matsubaya Hotel Kyoto
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku / Kyoto Station
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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Room & Suite (433)
Dining (45)
Amenities (20)
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All reviewsjapanese style roomjapanese breakfastkyoto stationtatami matsryokan experiencetraditional ryokanminute walkgarden viewfuton bedfirst floorthe ground floorbreakfast was deliciousstayed nightsquiet streetenjoyable staywestern style hotelprivate bathroom
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

We booked this place for our last night and wished we'd had a few more nights here. The rooms are traditional (tatami mats, screened off areas, etc) with a few modern ammenities (TV, small kitchenette for self catering). At either end of the street there...More

Thank George D
Response from matsubaya, マネージャー at Matsubaya InnResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you very much for a good review about Matsubaya Ryokan. We are happy if you enjoyed staying at Matsubaya Ryokan. We hope to see you again in the future. Once again thank you very much.

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This Ryokan was very clean and comfortable and walking distance to the train station. Staff very friendly and helpful. I did not use private bath but looked very nice and reasonably priced at 500 yen per hour. Rooms were a little noisy at times...but standard...More

Thank Megan S
Response from matsubaya, マネージャー at Matsubaya InnResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you very much for a good review about Matsubaya Ryokan. We are happy if you enjoyed staying at Matsubaya Ryokan. We hope to see you again in the future. Once again thank you very much.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Had a good 2 night stay at this ryokan with a good location close to Kyoto station. Very friendly staff and wonderful service but unfortunate bad smell in the room Did not get the chance to try the breakfast It was a good entry point...More

Thank travelfan5555
Response from matsubaya, オーナー at Matsubaya InnResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding location and our staff's service. We are so sorry if you feel not satisfied because bad smell in...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

We were so excited to stay at a ryokan, but this place is not a real ryokan it's just a regular hotel. The wifi internet did not work at all. They have 50 rooms in this hotel all using the same internet, so it was...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We chose this ryokan because it’s within walking distance from Kyoto Station and not too expensive. We felt the friendly atmosphere the moment we stepped in and were very happy that all staff at the counter were very comfortable conversing in English. The Japanese-style room...More

Thank AMNH
Response from matsubaya, オーナー at Matsubaya InnResponded 22 April 2018

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review. We are delighted that you had a pleasant experience on that your stay with us We are looking forward to welcoming you on your next stay with us. with kindest regards, The management team...More

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27 January 2017|
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Response from lforest | Reviewed this property |
you can use.the.key
7 May 2016|
Response from Q2018GWterryl | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure why not. Just make sure there is an adult staying with him.
18 April 2016|
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Response from AdzynR | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You are given a key for door. To lock at night and when you leave each day
Room Tips
"the ground floor room was spacious and good lighting (overcast the day I took the picture)"
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"Do not stay here. Choose another ryokan. But if you go, request the first floor with courtyard view."
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"Rooms on the ground floor also have a traditional Japanese garden."
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"Garden view room is lovely, but if you want to save some money, you could probably just get the rooms without..."
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